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Frontiers in Neuroinformatics

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Duration first review round 1.7 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 2.9 mnths compare →
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First review round: 8.7 weeks. Overall rating: 0 (very bad). Outcome: Rejected.

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After the first round of reviews (which we received end of February 2018), we addressed every point and updated the paper (March 2018). Reviews were helpful and made our paper better. However, after 2 months (end of May 2018), we were rejected. We didn't get any proper explanation neither from reviewers nor from the Editor of Frontiers in Neuroinformatics. Specialty Chief Editor send 1 sentence from which was not clear whether or not he read our updated paper or reviews we got. He wrote that we were not willing to address changes (which was not true), but he also didn't write any points to support his statement. Rejections are a part of publishing a scientific paper, but in order to actually make them helpful for scientists, people who are making executive decisions should give actual arguments and explanations. In other words, they should be required to act scientific.

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Disciplines: Information systems

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