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Having one or more programmers review the source code of a program written by someone else. Peer review produces much better code, since others have already tried to understand it. Indecipherable routines are eliminated before they get buried into the fabric of the program. See open source.
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I must take this opportunity at the beginning of my tenure as Editor-in-Chief of our scientific peer-reviewed journal to publicly thank the members of the JDH Editorial Review Board who have given their time and expertise and who are extremely dedicated to keeping high standards in the peer review process.
The consensus goal of the meeting participants was to work to provide on the internet peer-reviewed scientific literature without restriction.
There are 24,000 peer-reviewed journals publishing 2.5 million articles a year based on formal peer review, mediated by a qualified, answerable editor.
There is a high standard that will be maintained in our peer-reviewed journal: current information that will contribute to the advancement of professional school counseling by making sure that students are different because of the school counseling program.
Lindzen was astonished when I told him that the World Wildlife Fund and the World Resources Institute were claiming his work had not been peer-reviewed. The press release also initially claimed the article "had been rejected by at least one such [leading] journal." (This false claim later disappeared from the WWF/WRI anti-Lomborg Web site without acknowledgment.) Lindzen says his team submitted the article only to the Bulletin.
When an article appears in a peer-reviewed journal, that doesn't mean that it's correct, Ginsparg says; it means only that it's not obviously wrong.
Scientific reports disseminated through an electronic journal - especially one that publishes original, peer-reviewed, and copyright-protected articles - should be considered "published" material and thus held to the same standards that apply to information published in conventional print journals.
Statistics show marked improvement in peer-reviewed firms' accounting and auditing practices.
magazine, we mentioned that we would introduce a new TAPPI peer-reviewed journal at the start of 2002.
These resulted in a 25% rate of qualified or adverse reports and the finding that over 5% of peer-reviewed audit engagements were seriously flawed.