A Short Guide to Re-evaluating Each Paper

As AC and 2nd AC, you are now reconsidering reviews and rebuttals. This is the time where you should be willing to change your opinion (if warranted). You should pay special attention to the following points, as these will likely require special scrutiny and discussion during the committee meeting.

Rebuttals:

Divergence: The AC and 2nd AC should take special care in cases where there is:

Notes vs Papers: A Note needs to be judged as a Note, not as a 10 page paper. Notes are historically judged too harshly.

Keep criticisms in perspective

Related work

Evaluate what was done, not what someone else would have done

Schools of thought differences

Sub-committee fit.

Contribution type fit.