blind review

There are plenty of conferences that dropped blind reviewing and that consequently became cliquey (always the same people publish in them; more specifically, the match between “program committee” and “conference program” is surprising). The result: slack conferences. So I don’t really understand why a conference that was successfully growing should do this:

“RecSys ’09 will not use blind review”


3 Responses to “blind review”

  1. Neal Lathia says:

    I’m not sure I agree. I don’t know if they still have this info online from RecSys ’07 and ’08, but they didn’t use blind review in past years either!

  2. I hope that whenever recsys matures, it will go for a fair blind review process

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