- The purpose of the work
- The manner and degree to which it advances the art
- Specific new results that have been obtained and their significance
The degree to which the paper deals with these issues will strongly affect whether the paper is accepted. The most common cause of rejection of submitted papers is a lack of specific results. Only work that has not been previously published at the time of the conference will be considered. Paper acceptance will be based solely on the information provided on the four page paper submitted. Promises of upcoming results will be ignored.