Author's Kit

Instructions For Short Industry Paper Submissions
Contributions are typically 3-6 pages. Papers should follow the following template. All submissions should be submitted electronically in PDF format through the conference paper submission system. The official language of the conference is English. Accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings, which are published by Springer. Authors of accepted papers will be therefore be required to sign a copyright transfer (as well as register for and attend the conference).



Instructions For Research and Industry Paper Submissions
Contributions should be between 3000-5000 words excluding references. Papers should follow the following template. All submissions should be submitted electronically in PDF format through the conference paper submission system. The official language of the conference is English. Papers will be subjected to a double-blind review (in which the authors don't know the reviewers, and the reviewers don't know the authors). Therefore please remove any information that could give an indication of the authorship. Accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings, which are published by Springer. Authors of accepted papers will be therefore be required to sign a copyright transfer (as well as register for and attend the conference).



Instructions For Lighting Talks Submissions
Contributions should be 1000 words excluding references. Papers should follow the following template. All submissions should be submitted electronically in PDF format through the conference paper submission system. The official language of the conference is English. Papers will be subjected to a double-blind review (in which the authors don't know the reviewers, and the reviewers don't know the authors). Therefore please remove any information that could give an indication of the authorship. Accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings, which are published by Springer. Authors of accepted papers will be therefore be required to sign a copyright transfer (as well as register for and attend the conference).



Instructions For Tool Demonstrations
Demonstration and tool proposals should be 1000 words excluding references. Contributions should include: a) a description and motivation of the problem addressed by the tool (related to the conference topics); b) general architecture of the tool; c) description of the main features; d) a brief comparison with other existing related tools; e) screens to illustrate the interface of the tool (if applicable); f) the type of license, and g) the address (URL) on the Internet where it will be available for use or to copy (download), if applicable. It is required that authors make the tool (or a suitable version or movie) on the Internet during the evaluation of articles. Papers should follow the following template. All submissions should be submitted electronically in PDF format through the conference paper submission system. The official language of the conference is English. Papers will be subjected to a double-blind review (in which the authors don't know the reviewers, and the reviewers don't know the authors). Therefore please remove any information that could give an indication of the authorship.



Instructions For Poster Submissions
Proposals should be 600 words excluding references. Submission should be prepared using the templates provided below. All submissions should be submitted electronically in PDF format through the conference paper submission system. The official language of the conference is English. Papers will be subjected to a double-blind review (in which the authors don't know the reviewers, and the reviewers don't know the authors). Therefore please remove any information that could give an indication of the authorship. Accepted contributions will follow the following template.



Instructions For Panel, Tutorial and Workshop Proposals
Panel, Tutorial and Workshop proposals should be 1-2 pages (max) and formatted using the following template. Panel and workshop proposals accepted for the conference will be published in the conference proceedings, which are published by Springer.



Instructions for Doctoral Symposium papers
Papers submitted to the doctoral consortium should be between 3,000 and 4,000 words, not including references, and should be formatted using the following template. Each submission must include title, author name(s) and affiliation, abstract, list of keywords and a complete list of references. Papers will be subjected to a single-blind review (in which the authors don't know the reviewers, but the reviewers know the authors).
Submissions should at least discuss the following elements: the background of the research, the motivation for the research, the research question(s) addressed in the study and a description of the proposed research method. Students in the later stages of their research are encouraged to include an overview of their completed research activities.