INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAPER SUBMISSION

Authors should prepare a PDF file following the IEEE single-space, two-column format using at least 10 point size type. The maximum page limit is 10 pages -- papers longer than 10 pages will be administratively disqualified and will NOT be reviewed. 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. Please use only standard fonts such as Times Roman, Courier, Symbol, and Helvetica. The IEEE LaTeX and Microsoft Word templates, as well as related information, can be found at the IEEE Computer Society website.

Instructions for formatting Word or Latex documents (including the latex style file) are available at the above website, and are also provided below for your convenience.

Paper submission is managed through EDAS. All papers must be submitted in PDF format. To submit a paper, please click on the following link: http://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=6118&

For all conference and workshop 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. There must be no page numbers, headers or footers on the pages. Please use only standard fonts such as Times Roman, Courier, Symbol, and Helvetica. The IEEE LaTeX and Microsoft Word templates, as well as related information, can be found at the IEEE Computer Society website.  Instructions for formatting Word or Latex documents (including the latex style file) are available at the above website.

The following Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) code must be placed on the bottom, left-hand side of the first page of each paper:

1-4244-2575-4/08/$20.00 © 2008 IEEE For latex users, note that you can do this by a) using the “\usepackage{eso-pic}” command and then b) adding the following command inside the tex file: \AddToShipoutPicture*{\small \sffamily\raisebox{1.8cm}{\hspace{1.8cm}1-4244-2575-4/08/\$20.00 \copyright2008 IEEE}}

Camera-ready papers and IEEE copyright forms must be submitted electronically through EDAS by July 18, 2008.  The IEEE copyright forms may also be found at the IEEE Computer Society website or will be available (in a few days, as soon as we obtain the necessary code from IEEE) from the © button adjacent your paper within EDAS).  Papers will not be included in the proceedings if one author has not paid for a full registration (please see details on the registration form).

Page limits:

The following page limits apply:

Extended: 12 pages

Regular: 10 pages

Short: 6 pages

Poster: 2 pages

All Workshop Papers: 6 pages

Two extra pages per paper may be published at a charge of \$150/page which is paid with your registration (please see details on registration form).

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 to create an account with the conference id: mass08x. PDF files created with IEEE PDF eXpress are guaranteed to be accepted in the IEEE MASS'08 proceedings and the Xplore library.