What makes a good research paper?
Hughes, W. (2001) What makes a good research paper? ARCOM Newsletter, 16 (3). pp. 1-4.
The annual round of refereeing for the ARCOM conference always prompts a stimulating debate among the committee members as to what constitutes a good research paper. Clearly, there is a good deal of subjectivity in distinguishing good from bad, but there may be some basic characteristics that mark out a research paper from any other kind of paper, and it is good research papers that we would like to encourage at the annual conference.
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