How to Read a Paper

This two-page paper has received wide readership and several translations. Here is the latest version.

Unfortunately, the links in the paper to further reading are out of date. Here is a list of links from 2022 (thanks to Jovana Knezevic)

[2] S. Peyton Jones, Research Skills

[3] T. Roscoe, Writing Reviews for Systems Conferences

[4] H. Schulzrinne, Writing Technical Articles

[5] G.M. Whitesides, [ Whitesides’ Group: Writing a Paper

  • The original (2007) version can be found here.

Here is a diagram by Anderson Araújo that illustrates the approach.

Iain McLean's paper review matrix based on the three-pass approach.

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