ICCS 2013, Barcelona, Spain

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ICCS 2013 Frequently asked questions

Q1) Are the ICCS 2013 proceedings indexed by ... ?
A1) Procedia Computer Sciences is hosted on www.Elsevier.com and on the content platform (ScienceDirect), and will be freely available worldwide.
All papers in Procedia will also be indexed by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (former ISI Proceedings) - an integrated index within Web of Science;
by Scopus and Engineering Village (Ei), including EI Compendex.

The papers will contain linked references, XML versions and citable DOI numbers. You will be able to provide a hyperlink to all delegates and direct your conference website visitors to your proceedings.

Q2) Can I have more than 10 pages? Can I buy extra pages?
A2) No, you cannot. The page count includes everything, affiliations, e-mail addresses, acknowledgements, references, figures and figure captions.

Q3) Must I really complete all the information on my paper on the upload page?
A3) Yes, please do, and make sure it is correct and complete. This information will also be used directly in creating the Author list for the proceedings and the information on the conference schedule.

Q4) What is my paper ID?
A4) It is the number that follows the "id=" at the end of you upload URL, for instance in
http://www.iccs-meeting.org/iccs2013/papers/paper.php?authid=SomeCode&id=247, paper ID=247

Q5) How should I submit a camera-ready paper?
A5) Please upload it to your paper's "personal" URL in the paper submission system.
Upload both a pdf version and the sources (MS Word or Latex). Be sure to include all figures and styles if you use latex, in a single zip or tgz file.
Do not e-mail papers to the workshop or conference organisers.
For more instructions see CRC.html

Q6) What should I do with my original submission when I upload the revised paper?
A6) Please, delete that so that we can easily decide what files to send to Elsevier.

Q7) I want two submit more than one paper to ICCS - how should I do it?
A7) For each paper go to our paper submission page and create an upload URL for the appropriate workshop. Never submit two separate papers to one upload URL.

Q8) I have two or more papers in ICCS - should I register separately for each paper?
A8) Yes, you should, but a reduced registration fee applies for additional papers, see the Registration page.

Q9) I am a student - do I get a reduced registration fee?
A9) We do have a student rate, see the Registration page.

Q10) Visa invitation letter
A10) If you need a visa invitation letter, please register first, then send a request to iccs2013@barcelocongresos.com with a subject line "ICCS 2013 - Visa invitation letter".

Q11) Where do I find the copyright form and the Procedia formatting instructions?
A11) Please see the copyright form and the formatting instructions.
Note that you only need to submit the copyright form after the paper has been accepted for the conference

Q12) Must all authors sign the copyright transfer form?
A12) No, it is assumed that one author can sign for all.

Q13) Where should I send my copyright form?
A13) Please upload a siged and scanned copy as a PDF, GIF or JPG file to the same page as your paper. Name your file "CopyrightID.pdf", where ID is your paper number (see Q4)

Q14) When will registration information be available?
A14) Registration will open after the notification of acceptance (planned on February 15, 2013).
See the registration page.

Q15) What are the most common problems with the paper format?
A15) The things that should be checked are:

  1. The paper itself:
    • The paper must be camera-ready and formatted according to the rules of Procedia Computer Science (see formatting information).
    • Are the Elsevier, Science Direct and Procedia header/logo included?
    • Are both sources and printable version available?
    • Is the length of the paper ≤ 10 pages?
    • Is the layout OK, are the figures legible, can you open the file without getting messages about missing fonts?
    • Does it conform to the Procedia format? (printing area not larger than 165 mm X 219 mm; watch for figures, equations and table boundaries)
    • Line spacing, font sizes etc. not reduced to make everything fit.
  2. Meta data (on your webpage URL):
    • Are all authors listed and in the correct order?
    • Is the abstract identical to the one in the paper?
    • Is the presenter correct?
    NB. This information is used in preparing the proceedings and the program.
    When you make changes, they will appear immediately in the on-line program.

Papers should be based on unpublished, original work and must be submitted to ICCS only.

Q16) When will the conference program start and end?
A16) The scientific program of ICCS 2013 will start on Wednesday June 5 and will end on Friday June 7, 2013.

Q17) How much time do I have for my presentation?
A17) Normally you have 20 minutes (including questions) for a full oral presentation.
For a short presentation, you have 10 minutes in total.

Q18) Are there any format requirements for presentations?
A18) Please use power point or pdf slide formats. We do not have any specific templates.
Otherwise, please follow the usual guidelines.
We do not have facilities for multiple screen presentations, video tapes etc.

Q19) What are the requirements for posters?
A19) The maximum size is A0 paper format (portrait).

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