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The post-proceedings of the conference will be published as a volume of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS, Springer-Verlag). Authors have the option of submitting papers based on the conference talks to Lecture Notes in Computer Science. All the papers will be subject to the normal refereeing standards and procedure of LNCS.

To have your paper considered, send a completed manuscript in PDF or PS (see formatting guidelines below) to Matthew Guo at by December 31, 2005.

List of Submitted Manuscripts

Information for the contributor to LNCS

  1. Only participants of the conference can submit papers to the proceedings.
  2. Deadline: Dec. 31/05 (earlier submission is appreciated).
  3. All submissions should be emailed to conference secretary:
  4. All submissions are in .ps or .pdf file.
  5. Page limit:
    12 pages for ordinary submission
    16 pages for invited talk
  6. The page size and other specifications of submission shall follow the standard set out by Springer-LNCS:


  1. You are strongly encouraged to use LATEX2e for the preparation of your camera-ready manuscript together with the corresponding Springer class file llncs.cls.
  2. Abstract
    • The abstract should contain at least 70 and at most 150 words.
    • It should be set in 9-point font size and inset 1.0 cm from the right and left margins.
    • There should be two blank (10-point) lines before and after the abstract.
  3. Printing Area
    • The printing area is 122 mm * 193 mm.
  4. Layout and Typeface
    • Please use 10-point type for the name(s) of the author(s) and 9-point type for the address(es) and the abstract.
    • Please use 10-point type for the main text.
    • Italic type may be used to emphasize words in running text. Bold type and underlining should be avoided.
    • For the main text, please use single-line spacing, and the interline distance should be set so that some 45 lines occur on a full-text page.
  5. Headings
    • Headings should be capitalized (i.e., nouns, verbs, and all other words except articles prepositions, and conjunctions should be set with an initial capital) and should, with the exception of the title, be aligned to the left.
    • Font sizes of headings:
      Title (centered)        14 point, bold
      1st-level heading    12 point, bold
      2nd-level heading   10 point, bold
      3rd-level heading    10 point, bold
      4th-level heading    10 point, italic
  6. Figures and Photographs
    • Please produce your figures electronically, if possible, and integrate them into your text file, for LATEX users we recommend using the style files psfig or epsf.
    • Figures should be numbered and should have a caption positioned under the figures, in contrast to the caption belonging to a table, which should always appear above the table.
    • Please center the captions between the margins and set them in 9-point type.
    • The distance between text and figure should be about 8 mm, the distance between figure and caption about 5 mm.
  7. Footnotes
    • Footnotes should appear at the bottom of the normal text area, with a line of about 2 cm.
  8. References
    • The list of references is headed "References" and is not assigned a number in the decimal system of headings.
    • The list should be set in small print and placed at the end of your contribution, in front of the appendix, if one exists.
    • For citations in the text please use square brackets and consecutive numbers: [1], [2], [3]...
  9. Page Numbering and Running Heads
    • Your paper should show no printed page numbers which are allocated by the volume editor.
    • Do not set running heads.

Also, please read the guidelines described in the PDF file below. The first PDF file (Authors' Instructions for the Preparation, 9 pages) gives a brief description of the format. For the complete and more detailed specification of the preparation, please read the second PDF file (LATEX2e Class for Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 23 pages).

Authors' Instructions for the Preparation of Camera-Ready Contributions to LNCS/LNAI Proceedings, 9 pages
LATEX2e Class for Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 23 pages