Authors are invited to submit papers for the conference by July 22, 2011. Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously or be under consideration for publication while being evaluated for this conference. The conference proceedings will be printed by Springer in the Communications on Computer and Information Science (CCIS) out of the Heidelberg, Germany. The paper must be prepared according to the Springer format.
Both regular (8 pages) and short (4 pages) papers for oral presentations are accepted. The regular papers may be extended up to a maximum of 10 pages, where a page charge of Euro 20 per page (INR 1000 per page for Indian authors) would be levied for the additional pages beyond the regular limit of 8 pages.
Please submit your papers using the Easy Chair submission system https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=cisim2011
After at least two positive peer-to-peer reviews, all accepted papers are published in the conference proceedings. A number of selected papers will be published in their extended versions by:
IJBM - International Journal of Biometrics http://www.inderscience.com/ijbm and IJCISIM - International Journal on Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications .
Preparing your proceedings paper
For your convenience, we have summarized in the LNCS Author Guidelines document how a proceedings paper should be structured, how elements (headings, figures, references) should be formatted using our predefined styles, etc.
We also give some insight on how your paper will be typeset at Springer.
The PDF of the Authors Guidelines can be downloaded here or as part of the zip files containing the complete sets of instructions and templates for the different text preparation systems.
The zip archive for MS Word downloadable from here.
The zip file for LaTeX2e, downloadable from here
Each contribution must be accompanied by a Springer copyright form, a so-called 'Consent to Publish' form. Modified forms are not acceptable.
Authors will be asked to transfer the copyright of the paper to the Springer. This will ensure the widest possible protection and dissemination of information under copyright laws.
One author may sign on behalf of all of the authors of a particular paper. In this case, the author signs for and accepts responsibility for releasing the material on behalf of any and all co-authors.
A prefilled copyright form is usually made available to authors by the volume editor. In the case of a proceedings volume, it can often be downloaded form the conference website.
Please make sure you enter volume editor's name as "Nabendu Chaki, Ryszard S. Choras, Agostino Cortesi, and Slawomir Wierzchon" in the copy right form.
Authors wishing to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print an online format before their paper is submitted to Springer.