How open should reviews be in CompSci?

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description: A short collection of different review styles and their pros and cons
tags: academia; publications; reaction;

This post is a reaction for ISWC2019's decision to use double-blind for their research track

This post will be updated as I'm corrected, criticised, made aware of more content. You can help.

blind process

double-blind

pros

cons

single-blind

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cons

open (no-blind)

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cons

other concerns

published reviews

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cons

licensed reviews

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cons

forum-style reviews

One or more reviewers discuss in a forum-style about the work, and collaboratively or individually submit reviews.

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linked reviews

Reviews are associated with specific versions of a manuscript, and corrections to the manuscript address which issues in reviews have been address i.e. reviews evolve as the manuscript evolves.

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