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In The Computer Journal I was looking at the Instruction to authors page, I did not understand the below instruction-
Authors should supply a list of between three and five referees who would be suitable to referee the paper. Please enclose full name, email and full postal addresses.
I thought after paper submission, the editors will review it & recommend if there any changes are necessary. But according to above instruction it seems that author has to provide suitable referee list. Then editors will review submitted paper.
In this specific context, What does referee mean? How does it differ from editor? Also if an independent researcher needs to submit paper, where does he find more than 2 referees? Is referee equivalent to peer?