GROUND RULES
COMMUNICATION items are a separate class of short manuscripts which are subject to an expedited review process and substantially faster publication than REGULAR or SHORT papers.  Appropriate items include (but are not limited to) rebuttals and/or counterexamples of previously published papers, unusual or interesting applications of wide potential interest, preliminary results of significant current research of wide potential interest, and designs of new sensors, actuators, instruments or other devices.  Normally, the editors will review these submissions internally, although they may request outside review if that is deemed appropriate.

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATION SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

A PUBLICATION OF THE IEEE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION SOCIETY

Review form for COMMUNICATION ITEMS (Confidential when completed)

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Recommendations

ACCEPT as a COMMUNICATION item provided that all typographic errors and minor recommendations are corrected in the final draft.  

CONDITIONALLY ACCEPT as a COMMUNICATION item, provided that minor revisions are made as indicated in the "Comments to Authors" on the next page.  (In the interests of timely publication, the editors will usually not request reviewers' assistance in verifying the changes.  If you believe reviewer verification to be especially important, please indicate in the "Confidential Comments" below.)

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