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Elsevier investigates hundreds of peer reviewers for manipulating citations

Source: Hacker News

Article note: No shit, the list of misconduct in TFA is basically standard operating practice as far as I can tell. Pressuring other researchers to cite your papers, and trying to maximize papers per experiment are basically preconditions for tenure now. Elsiver is an enormous part of how the incentive structure that leads to that kind of behavior came to be.
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