Single-blind: HCIS operates a single-blind peer-review system where reviewers know the author's affiliation and name. Peer-reviewers review the submitted manuscript consists of 3 to 5 composed of experts.
Confidential: HCIS's peer review process is private, and the reviewer's identity is not disclosed.
Role of Peer-reviewer: Reviewers evaluate submitted manuscripts for consistency in content, suitability for HCIS journals, the scientific validity of the manuscript, and contribution to the research field. The evaluated content is reported to the editor through a report.
Review result: The editor decides whether or not to accept the manuscript through the reviewer's report. The editors make decisions through careful consultation with the members of the editorial board.
Peer-Review is an essential and useful part of identifying the scientific validity of the manuscript and improving quality.
Peer reviewers are experts who have voluntarily taken the time to improve the manuscript submitted to the journal. Through their reviews, the manuscript can be improved as follows:
More robust: Peer reviewers may point out gaps in your paper that require more explanation or additional experiments.
Easier to read: If parts of your paper are difficult to understand, reviewers can tell you so that you can fix them.
More useful: Peer reviewers also consider the importance of your paper to others in your field.