Referees Often Miss Obvious Errors in Computer and Electronic Publications

@article{deGloucester2013RefereesOM,
  title={Referees Often Miss Obvious Errors in Computer and Electronic Publications},
  author={Paul Colin de Gloucester},
  journal={Accountability in Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={20},
  pages={143 - 166}
}
Misconduct is extensive and damaging. So-called science is prevalent. Articles resulting from so-called science are often cited in other publications. This can have damaging consequences for society and for science. The present work includes a scientometric study of 350 articles (published by the Association for Computing Machinery; Elsevier; The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.; John Wiley; Springer; Taylor & Francis; and World Scientific Publishing Co.). A lower bound… Expand

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