PEER REVIEW PROCESS

 

All submitted papers are subject to strict double-blind peer review process by at least two  reviewers that are experts in the area of the particular paper. The peer review process can take anywhere between one months to six month. The aim of the review process is to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the article, in terms of originality, interest, up-to-dateness, coherence, and balanced argumentation. The factors that are chiefly taken into account in review are as follows:

  • Relevance: Is this paper relevant for the topics of this journal?
  • Soundness: Is this paper technically sound and complete?
  • Are the claims supported by experimental/theoretical results?
  • Significance: Is the paper interesting for other researchers?
  • Originality: Are the results/ideas novel and previously unknown?
  • Readability: Is the paper well-organized and easy to understand?
  • Language: Is the paper written in correct English Abstract?

Of these, the main factors taken into account are significance and originality.

After the double-blind peer review of a manuscript, the corresponding author will receive an email in which s/he will be informed of the status of the manuscript. The possible decisions include acceptance, acceptance with major or minor revisions, or rejection.