Note for full paper submissions:
1. Authors are strongly encouraged to use Springer LNCS/LNAI manuscript submission guidelines (available at http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0) for the initial submissions. All papers must be submitted electronically in PDF and DOC/RTF format in the Springer LNCS/LNAI style.
Style files can be download here: Office 2007 Word: splnproc1703.zip Word 2003: CS Proceedings_Author Tools_Word 2003 (last update: April 19, 2011) (zip, 229 kB) LaTeX2e: llncs2e.zip
2. Although we accept submissions in the form of PDF, PS, and DOC/RTF files, you are strongly encouraged to generate a PDF version for your paper before submitting it. It is highly recommended to use LaTeX to prepare your PDF submission.
Note for abstract only submissions:
Please note that only the accepted FULL papers will be included in the conference proceedings. If you submit an abstract only, and your abstract pass the quick review, you will give an oral or poster presentation during the conference. However, your abstract will NOT be included in the conference proceedings to be published by Springer, but it will be included in the working notes as an informal one to be printed in a local publisher.
As an important part of the conference, the workshop/special session program will focus on new research challenges and initiatives. The workshops may have special invited sessions organized by prominent researchers. Accepted abstract submissions will be included in the conference program and will be published as a single, collective proceedings volume.
Similar to the main conference, there are 2 types of paper submissions that are possible: