Knowledge and Information Systems
An International Journal
ISSN: 0219-1377 (printed version)
ISSN: 0219-3116 (electronic version)
by Springer

June 14, 2017: the 2016 KAIS impact factor is 2.004.

REVIEW FORM

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RATINGS OF PAPER
[Please rate the following by entering a score between -3 to 3 with 0 being the average based on the following guidelines:
3: Strong Accept (As good as any top paper in reputable journals)
2: Accept (Comparable to good papers in reputable journals)
1: Weak Accept (I vote acceptance, but won't argue for it)
0: Neutral (I don't like it, but I won't object if others like it)
-1: Weak Reject (I would rather not see this paper accepted)
-2: Reject (I would argue to reject this paper)
-3: Strong Reject (Definitely detrimental to the journal quality if accepted)]

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        Relevance to KAIS:
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LENGTH (relative to the useful contents of the paper)
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OVERALL RECOMMENDATION
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        revision of a previously reviewed paper.)

  If a major revision, will you be willing to re-review a revised version of this paper?
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  (An "no" answer is equivalent to a reject recommendation.)

  If the paper is accepted, it should be published as a

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