IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages

Seattle, Washington
September 10-14, 2000

VL 2000: Preview of Reviewer Questionnaires

We are still finalizing the questionnaires that the reviewers will fill out in judging the paper submissions, but here is the preliminary version. By reading over these questionnaires and thinking about how well your paper will fare on these questions, you may be able to find ways to improve the chances of getting your paper accepted.

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Reviewer Questionnaire for Research Papers

Original research papers should make clear what new contribution the work makes to visual languages, and how the work differs from related works. If this research is an incremental improvement over similar, previously-published research by the same authors, the paper should be explicit about what it contributes beyond the earlier publications.

  1. In your opinion, what is the topic of this paper? (Check all that apply):
    • Visual programming languages
    • Software visualization and animation
    • End-user programming
    • Demonstrational languages
    • HCI issues for visual languages
    • Visual languages for computer-based human communication
    • Visual database languages
    • Theory of visual languages
    • Empirical studies and evaluations
    • Visual software engineering
    • Some other relevant topic (please specify): ___________
    • Not a relevant topic (please specify): ___________
  2. Is the paper 8 pages or less, 2-column, approximately IEEE conference style? (Note, if not, the paper will not be reviewed. To be reviewed, a paper must conform with submission length requirements, including as they affect length any specification of number of pages, treatment of figures and tables, margins, font sizes, and line spacing.)