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A Tool to Generate Reviews of Academic Papers

Writing reviews is important but sometimes repetitive and time-consuming. Hence, today I built a tool to help automatize the process of review writing. You can try it at the website below: The Review Generator ( http://philippe-fournier-viger.com/reviewgenerator/index.html ) This tool let … Continue reading

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What I learned from being a journal editor for two years?

For over two years, I have worked as associate editor-in-chief for a major journal published by Springer. For this job, I have handled around 500 papers from all the steps of the review process. Recently, I have decided to stop … Continue reading

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Common Mistakes to Avoid when Submitting a Research Paper

In this short blog post, I will talk about some common mistakes that are done by researchers when submitting a paper to a journal or conference: Not respecting the required format or maximum number of pages: Most journals and conferences … Continue reading

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Why Journal Special Issues are Popular?

In this blog post, I will talk about journal special issues. I will talk about how special issues of journals are organized and why it can be good to submit to or organize academic journal special issues. What is a … Continue reading

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How to become a journal or conference reviewer?

Today, I will write a blog post aimed a young researchers, who want to know what is the work of a reviewer in academia, how to become a reviewer of international journals or conferences, and what are the benefits of being a reviewer. What … Continue reading

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The 10 most cited papers in our “Data Science and Pattern Recognition” journal!

As some of you know, I am editor-in-chief of the Data Science and Pattern Recognition (DSPR) journal. This journal has started in 2017 and four volumes have been published already with 28 papers, which I consider as a success. One … Continue reading

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Why it takes so long for a journal paper to be reviewed?

Today, I will talk about the review process of journal papers and why it sometimes take so much time for a paper to be reviewed. It is a question that is often asked by young researchers, who are sometimes impatiently … Continue reading

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The review speed of academic journals

Today, I will talk about the review speed of academic journals. Review speed is an important criterion for selecting a journal to submit a paper when researchers face time constraints. For example, it is common that some students need to publish a paper quickly … Continue reading

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The DSPR journal is growing… and we are looking for your papers!

This week, I want to talk to you about a journal that I am one of the editors-in-chief of, called Data Science and Pattern Recognition. The journal has been established in 2017 and currently 18 papers have already been published, are in press, … Continue reading

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How journal paper similarity checking works? (CrossCheck)

In this blog post, I will talk about the recent trends of journal editors rejecting papers because of their similarity with other papers as detected by the CrossCheck system. I will explain how this system works and talk about its impact, benefits … Continue reading

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