Frequently Asked Questions

1. General

Q1.1) When will the conference program start and end?
A1.1) The scientific program of ICCS 2015 will start on June 1 and end on June 3, 2015.

Q1.2) Are the ICCS 2015 proceedings indexed by … ?
A1.2) The prodeedings are published by Elsevier in open-access Procedia Computer Science series and indexed by Scopus, ScienceDirect, Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation (former ISI Proceedings) – an integrated index within Web of Science. 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.
Procedia Computer Science is hosted on and on the content platform (ScienceDirect), and will be freely available worldwide.

Q1.3) Travel Visas to Iceland
A1.3) If you need a travel visa to Iceland, we will be glad to issue an invitation letter to support your visa application.
This will only be done when your registration to ICCS 2015 has been completed (included payment).
All details are available on the Invitation Letters & Visas webpage.

Q1.4) Will my paper be published if I don’t attend the conference?
A1.4) In order for a paper to be published it must have one conference registration associated with it. We strongly recommend that you also attend the conference, but if due to circumstance you are unable to attend, your paper will still appear in the proceedings if you have registered. Papers without an associated registration made before or on the author registration deadline will not appear in the proceedings.

Q1.5) How long should presentations be?
A1.5) For the main track this is 20 minutes including time for questions, but this can vary for workshops. Please contact the chair of the relevant workshop for confirmation.

Q1.6) How does the selection process for the Journal of Computational Science (JoCS) work?
A1.6) The top conference papers are published in a special issue of the Journal of Computational Science – JoCS – before the conference (instead of the Procedia Computer Science). Each workshop nominates one paper for this special issue; additionally, the top 10% of the Main Track papers are pre-selected based on the reviewers’ reports and recommendations. Then the conference organizers together with the JoCS Editorial Board select the papers that best fit the journal. Invited authors are free to chose between the Procedia CS and JoCS. For the 2015 edition we have published 25 papers:

2. Paper Submissions

Q2.1) Can I have more than 10 pages? Can I buy extra pages?
A2.1) No, you cannot. The page count includes everything, affiliations, e-mail addresses, acknowledgements, references, figures and figure captions.

Q2.2) Must I really complete all the information on my paper on the upload page?
A2.2) 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.

Q2.3) What is my paper number?
A2.3) You will be able to obtain your paper number by logging into Easychair.

Q2.4) I want to submit more than one paper to ICCS – how should I do it?
A2.4) For each paper go to the Easychair submission page and create a new submission entry for the appropriate track or workshop. Never submit two separate papers as one submission entry.

Q2.5) Where do I find the paper templates?
A2.5) Please register and log into Easychair. Then go to ICCS submission page and select “New submission”.
The templates are available in the top right corner (“Submission templates” link).

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

3. Registration

Q3.1) I have two or more papers in ICCS – should I register separately for each paper?
A3.1) Yes, you should, but a reduced registration fee applies for additional papers, see the Registration page, once registrations open.

Q3.2) I am a student – do I get a reduced registration fee?
A3.2) We do have a student rate, see the Registration page once registrations open.

Q3.3) When will registration information be available?
A3.3) Registration will open immediately after the notification of acceptance.

4. Presentations and Posters

Q4.1) How much time do I have for my presentation?
A4.1) Normally you have 20 minutes (including questions) for a full oral presentation.
For a short presentation, you have 10 minutes in total.

Q4.2) Are there any format requirements for presentations?
A4.2) Please use powerpoint 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.

Q4.3) What are the requirements for posters?
A4.3) The maximum size is A0 paper format (portrait).

Q4.4) How do I find my paper in the schedule?
A4.4) You can first select one session of the relevant track (e.g., Main Track MT). Then on top of the page you will see a link (see image below) to the schedule for the entire track (e.g., ICCS 2015 Main Track (MT)), click that and you will see all Track papers in one page. If you don’t know which track your paper is in, then visit the page with all papers on here (be aware the file is large and slow to load)

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