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Author's Kit - IEEE Publication

Camera Ready, Registration Policy and Copyright

Camera Ready Papers

Camera-Ready papers have to be uploaded into the ICST CMC (Conference Management Center) at http://www.icst.org/cmc/ .

IMPORTANT NOTE: You will receive the instructions once you have been created an account in the CMC system after the notification. Then you can use your existing Cocus login to access the CMC. Once logged in, select the conference/workshop you wish to upload a Camera-Ready paper for. Fill out ALL information for your paper, include all co-authors of your paper and please make sure to double-check for errors before submission..

Registration Policy

PLEASE NOTE, that AT LEAST 1 AUTHOR for each accepted paper must register at full rate (non-student), in order for the paper to be included at the conference and on the Proceedings CD. Please make sure to enter the title and ID number of your paper from CMC.

To register please follow this link.

Copyrights

Copyright forms are to be submitted via fax or email. You can download the copyright form http://icst.org/registration/icstcopyright.pdf .

Please send the complete and signed form back no later than November 30 to:

email:Zsuzsi.kaszab@icst.org or fax to Zsuzsi Kaszab at +36 1 349 4355

Posters Preparation

Posters size should fit A0 format (119 x 84 cm). There will be two posters sessions in January 30th and January 31st respectively. Each author is responsible for looking in the Conference Program in which of these sessions he/she is expected to present their poster and to install / remove it by the given deadlines.

Posters should be exhibited in the day they will be presented from 8:30 AM to 18:00 and it will be required the presence of the author standing by the poster from 17:00 to 18:00 for discussions. It is encouraged for the rest of the time the inclusion of a number of the author's business cards attached to the poster as a way to communicate with interested people when you are not there. The location for the posters session will be indicated onsite at the conference desk.

General

PERVASIVE HEALTH 2008 accepts submissions that describe original, research work not submitted or published elsewhere. All paper submissions must be anonymous. Authors are expected to remove author and institutional identities from the title and header areas of the paper.
The conference accepts two types of submissions: Full Papers presenting significant contributions to research and practice in different aspects of Pervasive Healthcare (maximum four pages) and Short Papers presenting late-breaking results and ongoing work (maximum two pages).

  • Please prepare your paper using the 2-column format. In order to ensure the proper formatting of submitted papers, you must follow the instructions found in the help documents below.
  • IEEE Guidelines (alternate location) - detailed instructions on paper formatting.
  • IEEE Format Definition Table - short list of the important formatting definitions.
  • Word Template - Easy-to-use Word Template file.
  • IEEE PDF Settings - contains settings for many PDF distiller softwares to distill your document.
  • IEEE PDF Specifications - Important instructions for distilling your paper into PDF.
  • Latex formatting for Windows - Latex formatting files. Once completed, please be sure to generate a PDF of your paper.
  • Latex formatting for Linux - Latex formatting files. Once completed, please be sure to generate a PDF of your paper.
  • PDFCreator - Windows PDF creator.
  • Latex Tutorial site.
  • IEEE Formatting Bounding Box (DOC) - You can use the Bounding Box Reference to measure your papers dimensions, in order to ensure proper formatting.
  • IEEE Formatting Bounding Box (PDF) - You can use the Bounding Box Reference to measure your papers dimensions, in order to ensure proper formatting.
  • For invited papers, please add the line "(Invited Paper)" after the title of your paper.
  • Your paper must be submitted in PDF format.
  • Failure to meet the formatting guidelines set by IEEE, could result in your paper not being included in the Proceedings CD.

Guidelines

Length

Regular papers and invited papers are allowed up to _4__ pages and short papers are allowed up to _2__ pages, including all figures, tables and references. Extra pages will incur additional charges. More information can be found on the Registration form, where the payment for these would be made.

Typeface

To achieve the best viewing experience for the review process and conference proceedings, we strongly encourage authors to use Times-Roman fonts. If a font face is used that is not recognized by the submission system, your proposal will not be reproduced correctly.

If creating a PDF file, please make sure that you are using Type 1 fonts, which are embeddable. Please make sure that all fonts and subset fonts are embedded.

Graphics

Graphics should be inserted, rather than cutting and pasting. Do not link to a graphic. The manuscript's graphics should have resolutions of 600dpi for monochrome, 300 dpi for grayscale, and 300 dpi for color. We suggest that you use a text box to insert a graphic (which is ideally a 300 dpi TIFF or EPS file, with all fonts embedded) because, in an Word document, this method is somewhat more stable than directly inserting a picture. To have non-visible rules on your frame, use the MS Word "Format" pull-down menu, select Text Box > Colors and Lines to choose No Fill and No Line.

Abstract

Each paper should contain an abstract of 100 to 150 words that appears at the beginning of the document. Use the same text that is submitted electronically along with the author contact information.

References

List and number all references at the end of the document. The references can be numbered in alphabetical order or in order of appearance in the paper. When referring to them in the text, type the corresponding reference number in square brackets as shown at the end of this sentence [1]. The end of the document should include a list of references containing information similar to the following example:

[1] D. E. Ingalls, "Image Processing for Experts," IEEE Trans. ASSP, vol. ASSP-36, pp. 1932-1948, 1988.

Illustrations & Colors

Illustrations must appear within the designated margins. They may span the two columns. If possible, position illustrations at the top of columns, rather than in the middle or at the bottom. Caption and number every illustration. All halftone illustrations must be clear in black and white.

Page Numbers

Do not put page numbers on your document. We will add appropriate page numbers to accepted papers when the conference proceedings are assembled.

Dates & News

Best Paper Awards Announced
see details:


Message from the Conference Chair:
Welcome Message


Industrial Panel:
How to turn good research into business


EU Consultation Meeting:
Organized by EU-ICT for Health UNIT


Guide for Presenters and Session Chairs:
see details


Weather, banquet and optional social programme
see details


Posters Preparation:
Guideliness for posters are available in
authors kit


Keynote Speakers:
Loukianos Gatzoulis
Jakob E. Bardram
see details:


Preliminary Program Available
see details:


Nokia Will Sponsor
Best Student Paper Award
see details:


Technical Cooperation
IFMBE VTT
Technical Co-Sponsors
EMBS
Special Sponsor
NOKIA