Basics

 
all papers in the search category
 
“story” in title, abstract, authors
Search uses fields visible to the searcher. For example, PC member searches do not examine anonymous authors.
 
paper #119
 
papers in the numbered set with “kernel” in title, abstract, authors
 
“802” in title, abstract, authors (not paper #802)
 
“very” and “new” in title, abstract, authors
 
the same
 
the phrase “very new” in title, abstract, authors
 
either “very” or “new” in title, abstract, authors
 
use parentheses to group
 
“very” but not “new” in title, abstract, authors
 
the same
 
words that start with “ve” in title, abstract, authors
 
words that contain “me” in title, abstract, authors

Title

 
title contains “flexible”

Abstract

 
abstract contains “very novel”

Authors

 
author list contains “poletto”

Collaborators

 
collaborators contains “liskov”

Topics

 
selected topics match “link”

Options

 
paper has “Copyright form” submission option
Other option searches: “has:attachments”, “has:poster”, and “has:test-field”
 
same meaning; abbreviations also accepted
 
paper has more than 2 “Copyright form” attachments
 
paper has an “Copyright form” attachment with a .gif extension

Tags

 
tagged “discuss” (“tag:discuss” also works)
 
not tagged “discuss”
 
tagged “discuss”, sort by tag order (“rorder:” for reverse order)
 
matches any tag that starts with “disc”
 
tagged to appear red (tagged “red” or “deny”)

Reviews

 
you are a reviewer
 
“fdabek” in reviewer name/email
 
four reviewers (assigned and/or completed)
 
less than three completed reviews
Use “cre:<3” for short.
 
at least one incomplete review
 
at least one in-progress review (started, but not completed)
 
at least two primary reviewers
 
at least one secondary reviewer
 
at least one external reviewer
 
“fdabek” has completed a primary review
 
review in round “R1”
 
has a review with less than 100 words in author-visible fields
 
review was rated positively (“rate:-” and “rate:+>2” also work; can combine with “re:”)

Comments

 
at least one visible reviewer comment (not including authors’ response)
 
at least three visible reviewer comments
 
at least one reviewer comment visible to authors
 
“sylvia” (in name/email) wrote at least one visible comment; can combine with counts, use reviewer tags
 
has author’s response
 
at least two visible comments, possibly including author’s response

Leads

 
“fdabek” (in name/email) is discussion lead
 
no assigned discussion lead
 
some assigned discussion lead

Shepherds

 
“fdabek” (in name/email) is shepherd (“none” and “any” also work)

Conflicts

 
you have a conflict with the paper
 
“fdabek” (in name/email) has a conflict with the paper
This search is only available to chairs and to PC members who can see the paper’s author list.
 
some PC member has a conflict with the paper
 
at least three PC members have conflicts with the paper
 
a reviewer of paper 1, 2, or 3 has a conflict with the paper

Preferences

 
“fdabek” (in name/email) has review preference > 0
PC members can search their own preferences; chairs can search anyone’s preferences.
 
some PC member has a preference expertise of “X” (expert)

Status

 
paper is submitted for review
 
paper is neither submitted nor withdrawn
 
paper has been withdrawn
 
final copy uploaded

Decision

 
decision is “Admit only - PhD” (partial matches OK)
 
one of the accept decisions
 
one of the reject decisions
 
decision specified
 
decision unspecified

Review fields

 
at least one completed review has Overall merit score 2
 
other abbreviations accepted
 
completed reviews’ Overall merit scores are in the 2–4 range
(all scores between 2 and 4)
 
completed reviews’ Overall merit scores fill the 2–4 range
(all scores between 2 and 4, with at least one 2 and at least one 4)
 
at least one completed review has Overall merit score greater than 2
 
at least two completed reviews have Overall merit score less than or equal to 2
 
at least one completed review in round R1 has Overall merit score greater than 2
 
at least one completed external review has Overall merit score greater than 2
 
at least two completed PC reviews have Overall merit score greater than 2
 
“sylvia” (reviewer name/email) gave Overall merit score 2
 
at least one completed review has “finger” in the Comments field
 
other abbreviations accepted
 
at least one completed review has text in the Comments field

Formulas

 
all reviews have Overall merit score 2
Formulas can express complex numerical queries across review scores and preferences.
 
“f” is shorthand for “formula”
 
variance in OveMer is above 0.5
 
at least one reviewer had Overall merit score 2 and review preference < 0

Display

 
show tags and PC conflicts in the results
 
hide title in the results
 
show a formula
 
show summary statistics for formulas
 
sort by score
 
sort by score variance
 
sort by reverse status
 
edit the values for tag “#discuss”
 
like “search1 OR search2”, but papers matching “search1” are grouped together and appear earlier in the sorting order
 
display searches in compact columns
 
search for “search1”, but highlight papers in that list that match “search2” (also try HIGHLIGHT:pink, HIGHLIGHT:green, HIGHLIGHT:blue)