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What Are Reviewers Looking For?

Learn what’s important during peer review.

During the peer review process, reviewers are looking for:

  • Scope: is the paper appropriate for the scope of this conference?
  • Novelty: is this original material distinct from previous publications?
  • Validity: is the study well designed and executed?
  • Data: are the data reported, analyzed, and interpreted correctly?
  • Clarity: are the ideas expressed clearly, concisely, and logically?
  • Compliance: are all ethical and publication requirements met?
  • Advancement: is this a significant contribution to the field?
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