Instructions for Reviewers and PC Members
This page describes and gives some instructions to guide the review process.
- The ConfTool system allows
to submit and review conference contributions. You have to obtain a user account
to use any facilities of the system. If you don't have receive your access detail,
please contact with the PC Chairman.
- Log in to ConfTool. After having received your account data, please go to
the main ConfTool page and log in
with your user name and password under Registered Users. If you have lost
either, it can be obtained through the links right of the login text fields.
- Select Priority Topics. As reviewer or member of the program committee, you
have usually requested to state your areas of expertise. Please use the link
Select Priority Topics from the overview page to select your main topics of
interest. This information will help the conference chairs to assign contribution
matching your interests. It is therefore important for the quality of the review
process. Multiple priority topics can be selected.
- Entering Reviews. Based on the reviewers' fields of interest , the chairs
will assign submisions to the reviewers. To access the assigned contributions, please
log in to the ConfTool system and select the Edit Reviews option.
Here you can access the abstracts of the contributions and download the manuscripts.
After reviewing the papers, please use the Web browser to fill in the review form.
There are categories to score the contribution. The weights of these categories are
shown for your convenience. You may use the print option of ConfTool and your Web
browser to print out abstracts and review forms. Please note that different submission
types (e.g. papers vs. posters) may have different review criterias and forms.
Please save your review in time, since there is a session timeout (usually 2 hours),
after which unsaved modifications will be lost. You can change update your review at any
time before the deadline.
Reviews will not be made visible to authors until the review process is finished and the
final acceptance status has been decided based on your evaluations.
DEADLINE FOR ELECTRONIC
REVIEW UPLOAD IS FRIDAY, 24th APRIL 2009 AT 23:59 CET.