Here are some recommendations for writing reviews of submitted papers that help the authors and improve the quality of the symposium.
SIGCSE 2014 will use a meta-review process after reviews have been submitted. Reviews that do not objectively, accurately, and clearly assess a paper's suitability for publication at SIGCSE, founded in the reviewer's disciplinary expertise and on the basis of the written paper's originality, technical soundness, contribution to CS education, and clarity of presentation, may be deleted.
For example, an unacceptable review might:
Please note that a difference in rating or opinion with other reviewers or PC members will NEVER be cause for deletion of a review.
To help reviewers better understand the qualities of good, useful reviews, here are several example comments, organized by review category:
If you have questions about paper submissions, please contact SIGCSE 2014 Program Chairs:
Rochester Institute of Technology
University of British Columbia