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Peer Review Champion Constructive

3. I would term this section "Results" instead of case presentation. This section would then have two sub-sections: case presentation and results of t...

- Comment from Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disea... reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Constructive

After my reaction to the initial rejection by the Associate Editor, the Publishing Editor responded promptly and in a positive way, showing a kind ge...

- Comment from New Journal of Chemistry reviewer


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Peer Review Antagonist Confusing

I, Dr. Imtiaz-ud-Din, as the corresponding author intend to share a comment about a manuscript recently submitted to an RSC journal that was initially...

- Comment from New Journal of Chemistry reviewer


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Peer Review Antagonist Clueless

Here he authors' response to my comments (I am a reviewer, Q), the antagonists are the authors (Responses). Enjoy! "Ignorant reviewers, I respond once...

- Comment from Processes (ISSN 2227-9717) reviewer


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Peer Review Antagonist Confusing

Dear Authors 1 This paper is written well However, the author should compare the research results to other works related to this topic in the results-...

- Comment from Optik: International Journal for Light and El... reviewer


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Peer Review Antagonist Confusing

Because several reviewers in different rounds of review pointed out there is no strong proofs to support your claims, the revision seems cannot be com...

- Comment from IEEE Sensors reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Constructive

Overall,this study is well-executed with mostly appropriate methods (see phylogenetic analysis comments below), well written and relevant to the expan...

- Comment from Microorganisms reviewer


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Peer Review Antagonist Impractical

Referee 1: However, I believe that the authors have a considerable misunderstanding of the research on microwave absorbing materials. Referee 2: the a...

- Comment from Physica Scripta reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Constructive

This manuscript is a thought-provoking addition to the literature on magnetic monopoles, obtained through symmetrizing Maxwell's equations. I offer a...

- Comment from Physics Essays reviewer


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Peer Review Antagonist Confusing

The present study sheds light into thermally activated AS Raman emission triggered by plasmon absorption... Overall, the work is really interesting, b...

- Comment from ACS Photonics reviewer


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Peer Review Antagonist Mean-spirited

This paper, although is well written, does not contain any physics, and therefore, is not suitable for publication in PRE. Moreover, from communicatio...

- Comment from Physical Review E reviewer


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Peer Review Antagonist Impractical

Reviewer #1: I am sorry but the paper was not really improved. The construction of the sentences is grammatically and semantically incorrect. Then, in...

- Comment from Annals of Physics reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Helpful

Reviewer #2: In the revised version the author has reasonably replied to my previous comment. I still recommend a revision of the maintext, since ther...

- Comment from Annals of Physics reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Constructive

The reviewer suggests the authors use NMDS instead of PCA, as NMDS is more common than PCA in the literature.

- Comment from Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and... reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Helpful

I would recommend considering PCA as a viable alternative for your dimensionality reduction needs. This would not only align your work with convention...

- Comment from Aquaculture International reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Constructive

The text is also lacking a proper literature review. The library literature is replete with research on Disaster Management. The author has mentioned...

- Comment from Information Development reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Constructive

• The title is informative and relevant, but it sounds not interesting. I suggest rewriting the title to be more interesting.

- Comment from Ad Hoc Networks reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Constructive

Reviewer 1 Report In this paper, the author adopted deep learning classifier to automatically detect/classify the endangered whale calls. The whole lo...

- Comment from Sensors reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Constructive

I would counsel the author to consider less 'subjective' language in future work/research. I found myself asking 'where is the evidence? for some stat...

- Comment from Counselling and Psychotherapy Research reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Positive

This paper describes the usage of Bayesian Networks to estimate the Quality of Experience metric from users subjective preference. In particular, the...

- Comment from Јournal of Mobile Multimedia reviewer


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Peer Review Antagonist Clueless

The current version of the paper, from the reviewer’s point of view, stands more for the overview/survey report than a research paper. Therefore, it i...

- Comment from Proceedings of the 15th International Congre... reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Constructive

Methodology to achieve these goals is not easy to design, however authors have chosen a smart trial plots where there was a great geological variabili...

- Comment from Catena reviewer


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Peer Review Antagonist Mean-spirited

The quality of the writing is very poor, barely at the level of a student term paper at a decent university. The authors must learn to write in Stand...

- Comment from Sadhana reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Positive

- Section 3.3.1, lines 310-314: Regarding the UOW, it can also be used to produce mortars (https://doi.org/10.1590/0366-69132019653752562 / https://do...

- Comment from Case Studies in Construction Materials reviewer


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Peer Review Antagonist Mean-spirited

The comments of the Editor-in-Chief about your paper were: This paper does not meet the scientific level required by this journal.

- Comment from Cement and Concrete Research reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Helpful

We appreciate the careful work the authors put into these research studies. Most consistently, the reviewers note that the data collection and analysi...

- Comment from ACM CompEd 2023 Conference reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Positive

Dear author, first of all, I wish to thank you very much for the very comprehensive revision you provided. I'm especially impressed by the careful doc...

- Comment from International Journal of Fatigue reviewer


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Peer Review Antagonist Mean-spirited

For improvement of the introduction and characterization part, related references could be cited: • Journal of Materials Science and Technology. 2016;...

- Comment from Composite Part B reviewer


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Peer Review Antagonist Mean-spirited

Although this study is considered a pilot trial, the small number of patients 12 divided into 4 groups is a serious flaw in methodology. The interpret...

- Comment from F1000 Research reviewer


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Peer Review Champion Thought-provoking

This manuscript is a herculean effort and enjoyable read. I learned lots, (and I think the paper will be a good resource for anybody interested in the...

- Comment from F1000 Research reviewer


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