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Epic peer review fail

November 12, 2008

You’ve probably all seen this by now, but headesk. John “cousin of Joan” Baez describing how the editor in chief of Elsevier’s “Chaos, Solitons and Fractals” has been publishing a big pile of nonsense in his own journal.
This further strengthens my belief in the conjecture that for all \epsilon >0 the value that the big for-profit publishers add to a paper is less than \epsilon