In reply to Martin

In reply to Martin’s comments on the conference paper scoring process, especially in regard to inadequate abstracts. I have to agree that I can’t give a high rating to someone who can only provide two sentences about their chosen topic. Especially when they’re asking for travel assistance, as well as an hour of 500 people’s time.

On the other hand, I like the funny ones. When it’s three hours after bed time, the best thing in the world is to read an abstract which explains that object orientated people should attend a given talk as they have been historically show to be upset easily.

It doesn’t change the rating I give a paper, but it sure makes the job easier.