Author Final Paper Preparation and Submission Instructions
Congratulations on having your paper accepted for publication in the proceedings of the
The proceedings production editor for this project is:
The following information is provided to help you in the preparation and submission of your final paper as it will be published in the proceedings. Please follow all STEPs to insure the submission process is completed successfully.
STEP 1: Paper Specifications
STEP 1: Paper Specifications
STEP 2: Important Deadlines
The IEEE is dedicated to the worldwide distribution of conference papers to engineering professionals. The IEEE digital libraries are the primary delivery method, especially the IEEE Xplore digital library. This requires that all papers submitted for publication must meet a minimum standard for both print and electronic publishing.
We now offer conferences free access to PDF eXpress™, the IEEE's online file conversion/PDF validation tool, to assist authors in preparing suitable electronic files of their final papers. PDF eXpress™ helps authors convert their papers into IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF files (conversion function) or to check their own PDF files for IEEE Xplore compatibility (PDF validation function).
PDF eXpress™ is not a file submission system and does not capture files. An author's file simply passes through the system returning a PDF file or an error report.
After using PDF eXpress™, you will still need to submit the IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF file of your final paper later in this publication submission process (see STEP 8).
Your final papers MUST be formatted to IEEE Formatting Guidelines (see link to "formatting instructions" below). It is highly recommended that you proofread and check the layout of your paper BEFORE submitting it to PDF eXpress™.
8.5" x 11" x 2 (DOC, PDF)
(LaTex Formatting Macros)
5.1) If you would like to create your own PDF file, please change the setting on your PDF distiller to insure your paper meets IEEE PDF specifications. Basic PDF distiller settings MUST be changed to:
IMPORTANT: Authors must check their final PDF files before submission to verify that all fonts have been properly embedded and subset. Some font manufacturers now flag their fonts to not embed. These fonts must be avoided.
5.2) If you would like to submit your source file to PDF eXpress™ for conversion and validation, PDF eXpress™ converts the following file types to PDF:
5.3) PDF eXpress™ will be available for use on 23 January 2017.
Your paper will be automatically renamed to the paper title once you submit the PDF file and correct information through STEP 8: Final Paper PDF File Submission.
Please fill out and submit the following form to access the IEEE Electronic Copyright Form (eCF) system. The eCF system allows you to complete and sign the copyright release form. You must complete the IEEE copyright release form using the eCF system in order to submit your paper. This copyright release form MUST be COMPLETED when you are submitting your paper.
Please note: You are stating that the material in your paper is original and you have not previously released copyright for this paper to another party. We cannot publish your paper without this properly completed form.
Please complete the following form and click the submit button below when you are ready to upload the PDF file of your final paper.
You MUST include your Unique Paper ID in Paper ID field. Files submitted without this information will not be considered final.* Required
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