linguistic research / translation / editing

AI and peer review: Official journal response

This update follows on earlier posts (20 Dec. 2023; 31 Jan. and 7 Feb. 2024) reporting on the use of generative AI in the peer review of a research paper. I received an official response by email from the mediAzioni journal editors on Thursday, 22 February 2024. Attached to that email were detailed responses from both human reviewers (which I do not provide here). I appreciate that the journal has made the decision to involve the reviewers, whose identities yet

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Updates on the AI peer review incident

[This post has been updated, below, and see here most recently for the journal’s response.] This post provides an update on the AI peer review incident reported previously on this site, in December 2023. The article described here had been commissioned for a special issue of mediAzioni journal (Università di Bologna – Forlì), to be published in late 2024 as conference proceedings of the TaCo conference, on “taboo” in language, held in Rome in September 2022. The assessment of the

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Unethical academics, AI, and peer review

Many other details and pieces of evidence have been added since the original post below, across three posts on this website. Download the human-prompted AI-generated reports as Word documents here: Download ChatGPT simulation tests with many matching text patterns here. Read about the journal’s response here: See new controlled AI detection tests here, including three human controls and one AI control. ➔ To clarify a point in Emanuel Maiberg’s 404 Media article, the online AI detectors do not flag the reviewers’

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