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A social web tool to facilitate rating and commenting on research reports

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Contributor: Jyothi Swaroop Reddy Bommareddy

Mentors:Suresh, JB Poline, Yohai-Eliel Berreby, Floris van Vugt, Vincent Lariviere, Björn Brembs


The currently available open-review portal helps in reviewing the research articles, By facilitating official reviewers to comment on the research article. This may be a time-consuming process and as the number of submitted articles increases, it would be difficult for a small group of reviewers to handle them and review them. The Sci-commons portal allows every enthusiastic user to review a paper and comment on it and also rate submitted articles. This enhances the quality of research articles and also decreases the review time. This can also help in gaining new perspectives from normal users. During the review process, most users want to stay anonymous in their reviews. Sci-commons help in achieving this by allocating random handles for users who submitted a review. This anonymity helps in making the review process ethical, fearless, and objective.

Completed Deliverables

Development and build of Sci-commons, a portal for users to anonymously review, comment on, and rate submitted article