Trajectory of Academic Publications

Getting an academic paper accepted at a top level venue is hard. Below I show the path I took towards a top-level publication, including the reviews I received.

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  1. ICSOC '18:
    reject
  2. EuroSys '19:
    reject (weak accept, weak reject, weak accept, weak accept, weak accept, weak accept)
  3. Usenix ATC '19:
    reject (weak reject, weak reject, weak reject, reject)
  4. Middleware '19:
    reject (weak reject, weak accept, reject)
  5. EuroSys '20:
    reject (weak reject, weak accept, weak accept, weak accept, weak reject, weak reject)
  6. TPDS:
    major revision,
    minor revision,
    ACCEPT