What is the Value of Peer Review - Some Sociotechnical Considerations

Hall, W and Nousala, S 2010, 'What is the Value of Peer Review - Some Sociotechnical Considerations', in C. Dale Zinn, Hsing-Wei Chu, Jorge Baralt (ed.) Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Peer Reviewing: ISPR 2010 , Orlando, Florida, USA, 29 June - 2 July, 2010, pp. 1-6.


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Title What is the Value of Peer Review - Some Sociotechnical Considerations
Author(s) Hall, W
Nousala, S
Year 2010
Conference name The 2nd International Symposium on Peer Reviewing (ISPR 2010)
Conference location Orlando, Florida, USA
Conference dates 29 June - 2 July, 2010
Proceedings title Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Peer Reviewing: ISPR 2010
Editor(s) C. Dale Zinn, Hsing-Wei Chu, Jorge Baralt
Publisher International Institute of Informatics and Systemics
Place of publication Orlando, Florida, USA
Start page 1
End page 6
Total pages 6
Abstract Scientific and technical knowledge of the world grows through individual processes of speculation, making and documenting knowledge claims, the social processes of circulating and testing them, and the cyclic iteration of these processes to incrementally build on what is already known. Formal publication of claims in journals has been critical to circulating and critiquing new knowledge claims.
Subjects Design Practice and Management not elsewhere classified
Keyword(s) Organization Theory
Karl Popper
Evolutionary Epistemology
Internet Technology
Publishing
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