Criteria for a Research Paper
by Sergey N. Baranov
- Research specific (50)
Is this a new idea? Explicit statement of how this is new.
Is there a description of the state-of-the-art? Did they consider
Is the idea supported with an experimental implementation or data?
Are specific non-obvious challenges clarified?
Are there new results of significant interest to the community?
Are future directions of R&D outlined?
- Benefits (30)
Does the paper clearly state what its contribution is?
Is the added value to the existing state-of-the-art explained?
Is the paper of interest to a broad audience of specialists?
- Structure (10)
Is the paper well written?
Does the introduction clearly state what the paper is about?
Does the author explain acronyms and jargon?
Are accompanying pictures/tables/charts informative enough?
Is the reference list exact?
- Reviewer Discretion (10)
Is the paper stimulating?
Is there enough evidence that the paper is at the edge of its domain?
Other refereeing guidelines