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  • Please prepare your paper using the 2-column format. In order to ensure the proper formatting of submitted papers, you must follow the below instructions.
  • You can create your document in MS Word DOC format. You can read the IEEE guidelines, the Format Definition Table and use the Word Template here. First, format the document correctly, then use the PDF Creation files (contains settings for many PDF distiller softwares) to distill your document.
  • For users of Latex, you must use the Latex Classes provided here, for Windows based computers, or Linux based computers. Once completed, please be sure to generate a Latex PS file of your paper. For more information and help on how to work with Latex and PS, please visit this Tutorial page.
  • Once you have completed your paper, please make sure that it's column widths and paper margins are correct. You can use this Bounding Box Reference to measure your papers dimensions againt to.
  • For invited papers, please add the line "(Invited Paper)" after the title of your paper.
  • Your paper can be submitted in MS Word DOC, Latex PS, or PDF format. The preferred format is MS WORD DOC.
  • Failure to meet the formatting guidelines set by IEEE, could result in your paper not being included in the Proceedings CD.



Regular papers and invited papers are allowed up to ___ pages and short papers are allowed up to ___ pages, including all figures, tables and references. Extra pages will incur additional charges. More information can be found on the Registration form, where the payment for these would be made.


All papers must be in English.


To achieve the best viewing experience for the review process and conference proceedings, we strongly encourage authors to use Times-Roman fonts. If a font face is used that is not recognized by the submission system, your proposal will not be reproduced correctly. Use a font size that is no smaller than 10 points throughout the paper, including figure captions. In 10-point type font, capital letters are 2 mm high. For 10-point type font, there should be no more than 3.2 lines/cm (8 lines/inch) vertically. This is a minimum spacing; 2.75 lines/cm (7 lines/inch) will make the proposal much more readable. Larger type sizes require correspondingly larger vertical spacing.

If creating a PDF file, please make sure that you are using Type 1 fonts, which are embeddable. Please make sure that all fonts and subset fonts are embedded.


Graphics should be inserted, rather than cutting and pasting. Do not link to a graphic. The manuscript's graphics should have resolutions of 600dpi for monochrome, 300 dpi for grayscale, and 300 dpi for color. We suggest that you use a text box to insert a graphic (which is ideally a 300 dpi TIFF or EPS file, with all fonts embedded) because, in an Word document, this method is somewhat more stable than directly inserting a picture. To have non-visible rules on your frame, use the MS Word "Format" pull-down menu, select Text Box > Colors and Lines to choose No Fill and No Line.


The paper title has to appear in boldface CAPITAL letters. The authors' name(s) and affiliation(s) appear below the title in capital and lower case letters. Proposals with multiple authors and affiliations may require two or more lines for this information.


Each paper should contain an abstract of 100 to 150 words that appears at the beginning of the document. Use the same text that is submitted electronically along with the author contact information.


Major headings appear in boldface CAPITAL letters, centered in the column. Subheadings appear in capital and lower case, either underlined or in boldface. They start at the left margin of the column on a separate line. Sub-subheadings are discouraged, but if they must be used, they should appear in capital and lower case, and start at the left margin on a separate line. They may be underlined or in italics.


List and number all references at the end of the document. The references can be numbered in alphabetical order or in order of appearance in the paper. When referring to them in the text, type the corresponding reference number in square brackets as shown at the end of this sentence [1]. The end of the document should include a list of references containing information similar to the following example:

[1] D. E. Ingalls, "Image Processing for Experts," IEEE Trans. ASSP, vol. ASSP-36, pp. 1932-1948, 1988.

Illustrations & Colors

Illustrations must appear within the designated margins. They may span the two columns. If possible, position illustrations at the top of columns, rather than in the middle or at the bottom. Caption and number every illustration. All halftone illustrations must be clear in black and white.

Page Numbers

Do not put page numbers on your document. We will add appropriate page numbers to accepted papers when the conference proceedings are assembled.