Week 8 March 22, 2011: Academic Writing and Reviewing

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    The topic of this week's class is Reviewing Papers for Workshops, Conferences, and Journals

JBMSresponsetoreviewers.pdf [Download]
PaperTMOJBMSSupplement01v03.pdf [Download]
TMO_Paper_Reviews_Submission1.pdf [Download]
tmo.pdf [Download]

Reading Assignment for this class:

  • Read the initial version of the TMO paper original submission
  • Read the reviewer comments
  • Read the author response to comments
  • Read the final submission
  • Review a paper TBD

Written Assignment for this class:

Presentation Assignment for this class:

  • Present for no more than 10 minutes concerning the highlights of the review
Presenter Time Writeup Presentation Notes / Questions
Eric First TMO Review Writeup [Download] TMO Review Slides [Download]
Jin Second Review Write up Review Presentation
Ping Review Write up Review Presentation
Peter TMO Review.pdf [Download]
Scott Review

Discussion on changing the grading policy:

    The proposed new grading policy:

  • Homework 24%, about 3% each homework
  • Project 40%
  • Participation 30%
  • Team/Self evaluation 6%
Name Suggested Course Topics
  • Evaluation techniques for Semantic Web technologies (SWT).
  • Leading-edge application areas for SWT.