DUE DATE FOR FINAL PAPERS, REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT, COPYRIGHT FORMS AND
4 MARCH 2006 -- HARD DEADLINE
To prepare and submit the final version of a paper for inclusion in the
proceedings, authors must perform ALL the subsequent activities:
the the final version of the manuscript according to the guidelines
given below. Please, follow them carefully to ensure inclusion
of your paper in the proceedings. For your convenience, the guidelines are
made available in the following formats:
- prepare the final manuscript
- prepare the electronic version of the final manuscript
- prepare the copyright transfer form
- fill in the author's registration form and payment
- prepare the presenter's biography form
- send the electronic version of the final manuscript,
the author's registration form, the presenter's biography form and
send the copyright transfer form
For your convenience, an example of the text apperance is provided in the following formats:
the guidelines in HTML format can be read and printed directly from
your network browser.
the skeleton for your paper in RTF format with macros for Microsoft Word can be downloaded
and used to type your manuscript in the desired format.
the LaTex macro style file can be downloaded and referenced in your LaTex file
to obtain the desired format.
If you will submit your paper to the IEEE
Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, you can use the draft style macros for submission and the
final style macros for checking the manuscript appearence in the case of acceptance for publication
that are made available at
LATEX. Please DO NOT use the IMTC style manuscript
which is available in such a web site: that format is obsolete and will not be accepted for publication
in the conference proceedings.
REMEMBER: the final version of a paper in the format
given above CANNOT EXCEED
PAGES. NO EXCEPTION IS ALLOWED.
an example of a paper in the PDF format.
an example of a paper in the PostScript format.
an example of a paper in the RTF format.
An electronic version of the final manuscript must
be generated for the
From the final manuscript formatted as instructed above, authors must
generate the electronic version in PDF format using ONLY this web
Please don't try to submit PDF generated
with your own tools.
Instructions to use IEEE PDF eXpress are in this file: instructions.pdf.
The system will be available from 19-Dec-2005.
Please submit your final paper to the web system using information you found in the acceptance letter.
Fill in and sign the IEEE Copyright Transfer form.
For your convenience,
it is made available in various formats at
IEEE Copyright Form Page.
Print your paper number (e.g.,
in the upper right corner of the form.
Fill in the paper title and the names of all authors.
In the "IEEE Publication Title" type "
2006 Proceedings and CD".
Sign your name in the space for "Author/Authorized Agent for Joint Authors" or in the space for "Authorized
Signature". Type your name below your signature.
Type the date in the "Date" field.
If applicable, the "U.S. Government Employee Certification" and the "Crown
Copyright Certification" should be also filled and signed.
Name your filled Copyright form file with the symposium short name IM, the paper identifier number, and CF (Copyright Form). For example, if the paper identifier is 6035, the file should be IM-6035-CF.ps
NO PAPER WILL BE PUBLISHED WITHOUT THE SIGNED COPYRIGHT FORM.
Submission of the copy right is allowed ONLY after submission of the final version of the paper. Follow instructions in the web system.
Fill in and sign the author's registration form and
pay the registration fee.
Papers will be included in the proceedings only if at least one author has
registered and paid the registration fee by
4 March 2006. Member and non-member full fees only are acceptable
for this purpose; student and other discounted fees do not qualify - no
exceptions. One full registration covers only
two (2) papers. To guarantee inclusion in the proceedings of more than
two (2) papers, the author must pay a US$ 50 surcharge for each paper in
The on line registration will be available soon!.
NO PAPER WILL BE PUBLISHED WITHOUT THE AUTHOR'S REGISTRATION FORM AND PAYMENT.
Prepare the presenter's
Information in this form will be used by the session chairperson to introduce
For your convenience, the presenter's biography form is made available in ASCII text format.
Fill in the template with information, including a brief description of your career, accomplishments, and highlights.
During submission of the final version of your paper you will be required to fill in the presenter's bio in the web form.
Prepare the material
The electronic version of the final manuscript, the author's registration
form and payment, the copyright form and the presenter's biography form
must be collected and prepared for comprehensive submission.
Instructions for the submission were provided in the acceptance letter.
that your submission has been received correctly and completely by the
conference secretariat, check the PAPERS' STATUS section of this site:
the status of your material will be displayed there as soon as it has
been processed. Please, allow at least three (3) working days before checking
the status of your submission. If your paper does not appear, DO NOT resubmit
it. Contact the
conference secretariat and wait for instructions.
Remember that your paper cannot be included in the proceedings without
the signed IEEE copyright transfer form and the author's registration
form and payment.
IMPORTANT COPYRIGHT NOTICE FOR WEB AND INTERNET POSTING
If authors like to post their papers electronically on any web site, any
ftp site, or any other electronic dissemination technique, they must include
the IEEE Copyright notice on the initial screen displaying the IEEE-copyrighted
For your convenience, this notice is made
available in the following formats:
HTML: IEEE copyright
notice, in the HTML format to be read and printed directly from your network
TEXT: IEEE copyright
notice, in the plain ASCII text format, to be downloaded to your computer.
If you post an electronic version of your
paper, you must also provide the IEEE with the electronic address (URL,
FTP address, etc.) of the posting. You can mail or fax this information
to the IEEE Copyrights & Permissions Department / IEEE Service Center
/ 445 Hoes Lane / P.O. Box 1331 / Piscataway, NJ 08855-1331, USA. Telephone:
+ Intl. 732-562-3966. Fax: + Intl. 732-981-8062.
Please, do not hesitate to contact the
conference secretariat at
799 N. Beverly Glen, Los Angeles, CA 90077, USA
phone: +1 (310) 446-8280
email: imtc2006@ myers-smith.com