Reviewers play a pivotal
role in scholarly publishing. The peer review system
exists to validate academic work, helps to improve the
quality of published research, and increases networking
possibilities within research communities. ICDIP 2021
relies on the Double-blind peer review process to uphold
the quality and validity of individual articles and the
proceedings that publish them.
Both the reviewer and the author are anonymous in this model. Some advantages of this model are listed below.
▪ Author anonymity limits reviewer bias, for example based on an author's gender, country of origin, academic status or previous publication history.
▪ Articles written by prestigious or renowned authors are considered on the basis of the content of their papers, rather than their reputation.
The peer review process
The peer review process [Online image]. Elsevier. Retrieved September 23, 2015 from http://www.elsevier.com/reviewers/what-is-peer-review