Expert Systems with Applications

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Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 6.9 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 11.1 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 12 days compare →
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Average number of review reports 2.2 compare →
Average number of review rounds 2.0 compare →
Quality of review reports 1.7 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 4.3 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 1.3 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 9.0 weeks. Overall rating: 0 (very bad). Outcome: Rejected.

Motivation:
Finalizing a decision based on the comments of a single reviewer based on a few benchmark results with regard to its all round performance following days of testing and validation and the inability and untimely action of the associate editor raises many questions. The reviewers are absolutely useless with their generalized comments (Most comments are very vague with the comment that a very huge gap exists between the results and conclusion for a manuscript of about 90 pages with 50K words) and expecting the duck to lay golden eggs without feeding it properly.