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Section 1.11.2

Technical Review

The technical accuracy of a piece of writing should be the first level of review, since it is a waste of time to work on a document that is wrong in content. Technical reviews are most often conducted by routing a document among one's peers. A technical review may also be conducted by technical referees who are experts in the relevant field. Generally, the technical review is concerned with one or more of the following questions:

Although technical reviews are strictly matters of expertise and should not be confused with editorial reviews, technical and editorial issues are not always easy to separate, for the following reasons:

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