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Recognition and reward system for peer-reviewers

Jan, Zeeshan (2018). Recognition and reward system for peer-reviewers. In: CEUR Workshop Proceedings (Kirrane, Sabrina and Kagal, Lalana eds.), CEUR-WS.org, 2181 pp. 46–54.

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Abstract

Peer reviewing plays an important role in the academic publishing process that scrutinizes and provides feedback on the scientific work prior to publication. Peer-reviewers put their efforts in reviewing others research work voluntarily, without any expectations of incentives or rewards. The peer-review process has been criticized for its defects like slowness, bias and abuse of the process. In this paper, we present a model to address these issues by using the approach of recording peer-review data on the blockchain. By using the semantic web and linked data technologies, this system would be able to expose its data and interact with other systems. This system will be used to quantify, recognize and incentivize the peer-reviewing efforts by researchers.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2018 The Author
ISSN: 1613-0073
Extra Information: Co-located with 17th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2018)
Keywords: peer-review; incentive; linked-data; blockchain
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
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Item ID: 57436
Depositing User: Zeeshan Jan
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2018 11:09
Last Modified: 02 May 2019 19:47
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/57436
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