The Stream Processing Application Declarative Engine (SPADE) provides a language and runtime framework to support streaming applications. Users can create applications without needing to understand the lower-level stream-specific operations. SPADE provides some built-in operators, the ability to bring streams from outside System S and export results outside the system, and a facility to extend the underlying system with user-defined operators.
• How timely is the work? If it takes a few months to be accepted and then another year to appear, will it be "stale"?
• How good is the work? I see a wide variety of submissions. I can characterize several as being student projects, or similar; this is the sort of content that might be great when presented by an undergraduate to a professor but that isn't technically deep enough for IC.
• How big is your bribe? OK, just kidding about that one.