Author Instructions

Formatting Instructions for Papers

Authors should prepare a PDF file following the IEEE single-space, two-column format using at least 10 point size type. The paper must be correctly formatted to fit on U.S. "letter" size page (8.5" by 11") with at least 1" margins on all 4 sides.

Lenght limit:

1. Conference Extended papers 12 pages
2. Conference Regular papers   9 pages
3. Conference Poster papers   3 pages
4. Workshop papers   6 pages
5. Demo papers   3 pages

Papers of all categories can have up to 2 extra pages beyond the given length limit, with a $150 charge for each additional page.

The PDF file should be prepared according to the IEEE PDF specification. The page numbers will be inserted by the conference CD-ROM producer. So please make sure not to number your pages. Do not insert any footers or headers. Do not use any PDF security features in submitted PDF files, i.e., they must be fully accessible and editable by the CD-ROM producer for numbering and other production purposes.

The IEEE LaTeX and Microsoft Word templates, as well as related information can be found Here.
Specifically, your IEEE-Xplore-compliant file must look like the sample file.

Copyright Code:

The following Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) code must be placed on the bottom, left-hand side of the first page of each paper:
1-4244-1455-5/07/$25.00 2007 IEEE

Submission of Conference Papers

Authors of extended, regular, and poster papers must submit the camera-ready manuscript through EDAS. The deadline for submission is August 10, 2007.

Submission of Workshop Papers

Authors of all workshop papers must submit the camera-ready manuscript to their corresponding workshop chairs via email. The deadline for submission is August 10, 2007. Please make sure your PDF file complies with the IEEE PDF specification. When submitting via email, mention the workshop abbreviation in the subject line.

Submission of Demo Papers

Authors of all demo papers must submit the camera-ready manuscript to their corresponding demo chairs via email (mass07demo@iit.cnr.it). The deadline for submission is August 10, 2007. Please make sure your PDF file complies with the IEEE PDF specification. When submitting via email, please use the following subject: "[MASS 2007] demo your-demo-title".

IEEE Copyright Form

An IEEE Copyright Form must be submitted for each paper. Download an IEEE Copyright Form from Here, fill in the paper information, and sign the form. The signed form can either be emailed to wang@pegasus.montclair.edu, or faxed to 1-973-655-4164. When emailing/faxing, please use subject line "Copyright form - paper id".

IEEE PDF eXpress

IEEE PDF eXpress is a web cite that can help you either generate an IEEE Xplore compatible PDF file, or check the compatibility of PDF file generated by yourself. Authors should log in at IEEE PDF eXpress, and create or check PDF compatibility. Authors need create an account with the conference id: mass07. PDF files created with IEEE PDF eXpress are guaranteed to be accepted in the IEEE MASS'07 proceedings and the Xplore library.

Author Participation of MASS 2007

For a paper to be included in the conference proceedings, it is mandatory that at least one of the authors must be registered to MASS 2007 with a FULL REGISTRATION (i.e., non-student) status by August 10, 2007. A paper without registered authors past August 10, 2007 will be withdrawn.

 

 

 

 

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