See the following pages:
Paper composition and reviews
General review criteria:
- Why is this paper important (why should I even read it, if
e.g. I’m a busy professor)? E.g. what is the motivation for solving
- What are the results of the paper? Are they new and novel,
or has someone else already done this work / it’s a slight variation of
- Are the results supported by either proofs or experiments?
- Is the math presented correct?
- What is the quality of the writing?
The IEEE TRO review criteria instruct reviewers on how to evaluate a paper.
Robotics journals include
Getting the most out of a conference
- Bring / print business cards to give to people you meet
What session to attend
- Look through the conference proceedings for names of authors in papers you’ve cited
- Look at the list of keywords for possibilities
- Scan the book for talks
- Think of questions to ask
- Talk with the best presenter in a given session after the session is over
- Look at the paper using PDFs in conference proceedings
- Critique the presenters: what did they do well? What makes a good presentation? How can you learn/incorporate this?
- Find and talk with people – have lunch, chat during sessions, etc.
- E-mail people you met / authors of papers you’re interested in.
View the current inventory. To get inventory from the system, click
on the ECE home page, choose Department, then facilities/computing,
then facilities support from the page, then main menu under Equipment
Inventory Management Functions. Next, choose list inventory, room equals 427 and located less than 2 and click submit choice.