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Re: With footnotes (was Re: Open Access to Journal of Web Semantics (JWS))

From: Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca>
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2017 12:33:37 +0200
To: semantic-web@w3.org
Message-ID: <68cc24fa-a6e3-d809-ba35-79aca167623d@csarven.ca>
On 2017-08-09 10:22, Ian Horrocks wrote:
> An important correction:
> Articles on the preprint server are post-review, and differ from the published version only w.r.t. formatting.
> Ian Horrocks
> Editor in Chief
> Journal of Web Semantics

Can you prove that?

In any case, they are not "citable".

Published works - the "citable" bits that are deemed to contribute to
body of human knowledge - are *inaccessible* for the majority of humans.
That conflicts with the core of the scientific method. Do these works
actually exist? If a scientist makes a claim of some discovery but not
provide evidence, what do we call that?

Where are the reviews? On what grounds were the published works accepted
at JWS? What was rejected and why? Can you make this information public
so that the scientific community can conduct an audit? If not, why not?


Received on Wednesday, 9 August 2017 10:38:04 UTC

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