Theory or Research?
May 5 2009. When doing a review for an IEEE journal, I have been asked to respond to the following question:
Luckily, I am not working in web services, or otherwise I would have a hard time deciding for one of those fields. One cannot help to be reminded here of the famous taxonomy once invented by Borges for his short story «The Analytical Language of John Wilkins.»
Such review forms clearly provoke comments, but when I tried to submit my review, this one even required them:
Looks as if IEEE Transactions on Services Computing still has some glitches to fix – it is still a rather new journal, after all.