Instructions for ISPACS 2003 Camera-Ready Manuscript

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Instructions for ISPACS 2003 Camera-Ready Manuscript

    Guidelines for 2-Page Abstract and Final Camera-

    Ready Manuscripts

    *Masakiyo Suzuki and Yoshikazu Miyanaga

    *Department of Computer Sciences

    Kitami Institute of Technology, Kitami 090-8507 Japan

    Tel: +81-157-26-XXXX, Fax: +81-157-26-XXXX

    E-mail: Hokkaido University, Sapporo, 060-8628, Japan

    Tel: +81-11-706-xxxx, E-mail:

Abstract This document is an example of what the first D. Style ABSTRACT and the final camera-ready manuscript to ITC-

    CSCC2012 should look like. Authors are asked to conform to The style of the paper is single-spaced two-column format the directions reported in this document. like this sample. Left- and right-justify your columns. Use

    tables and figures to adjust column length. On the last page I. INTRODUCTION of your paper, adjust the lengths of the columns so that they

    are equal. Use automatic hyphenation and check spelling. This document shows guidelines for preparing an Digitize or paste down figures. ABSTARCT for the review process of ITC-CSCC2012 and a

    FINAL PAPER for the proceedings of ITC-CSCC2012. E. The First Page FINAL PAPERs should be submitted when their ASBTRACT Center the title across both columns at the top of the first will be accepted. The format here described allows for a page, followed by authors' names and their affiliations. Long graceful transition to the style required for that publication. title should be typed on two lines without a blank line

    intervening. II. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS The two-column format should start with the abstract.

    Type the abstract at the beginning of the left column in the Prepare your paper in full-size format, on A4 paper first page, leaving approximately 1 cm (0.39 in) from the title (210mm by 297mm). Write the paper in English. part. The abstract should be the same as that submitted We kindly ask authors to check your camera-ready paper if electronically on the symposium website. it is compatible with the past ITC-CSCC writing style rules. Begin typing the main body of the text immediately after In particular, please check that all fonts in the PDF file of the abstract, observing the two-column format as shown in final manuscript are embedded and subset (It can be checked this example. from Document Properties/Fonts in File menu of Adobe Acrobat.) TABLE I TYPE SIZE FOR PAPERS A. Paper Length The length of the first ABSTARCT is limited to 2 pages. Type The length of the FINAL CAMERA-REDAY paper is limited size Appearance to 4 pages. Although the proceedings of ITC-CSCC2012 will (ptz.)

    be published in CD-ROM, this length is quite preferable. Regular Bold Italic Please DO NOT put a page number on each page. a6 Table captions, table subscripts a8 B. Type Sizes and Typefaces Section titles, references, tables, atable names, first letters in tab Follow the type sizes specified in Table I. As an aid in acaptions, figure captions, gauging type size, 1 point is about 0.35 mm. The size of the footnotes, text subscripts, and lowercase letter “j” will give the point size. Times New superscripts Roman is the preferred font. 9 Abstract 10 Authors, affiliations, main text, Subheadings C. Margins equations, first letters in section atop = 19mm, bottom = 43mm and left = right = 13mm. The titles column width is 88mm (3.45 in). The space between the two 11 Authors name 24 Paper title columns is 4mm (0.17 in). Paragraph indentation is 3.5 mm a(0.14 in). Uppercase

     publication should be cited as “in press” [5]. In a paper title,

    capitalize the first word and all other words except for

    conjunctions, prepositions less than seven letters, and

    prepositional phrases.

    For papers published in translated journals, first give the

    English citation, then the original foreign-language citation


    C. Appendices

    Although conference papers do not normally have an

    appendix, appendices, if any, directly follow the text and the references (but see IV.B). Letter them in sequence and

    provide an informative title: Appendix A Title of Appendix. Fig. 1. Magnetization as a function of applied field. Note how the caption is centered in the column. D. Footnote 1. Number footnotes separately in superscripts like this

    Place the actual footnote at the bottom of the column in which

    III. HELPFUL HINTS it was cited. Footnotes should be separated from the text by a 2line. Do not put footnotes in the reference list. Use letters for A. Figures and Tables table footnotes (see Table I).

    Position figures and tables at the tops and bottoms of E. Abbreviations and Acronyms columns near where they are first discussed. Avoid placing Define abbreviations and acronyms the first time they are them in the middle of columns or at the end of the paper. used in the text, even if they have been defined in the abstract. Large figures and tables may span across both columns. Abbreviations such as IEEE, SI, MKS, CGS, ac, dc, and rms Figure captions should be centered below the figures; table do not have to be defined. Do not use abbreviations in the captions should be centered above. Avoid placing figures and title unless they are unavoidable. tables before their first mention in the text. Use the

    abbreviation “Fig. 1,” even at the beginning of a sentence. F. Equations

    Figure axis labels are often a source of confusion. Use Number equations consecutively with equation numbers in words rather than symbols. For example, write parentheses flush with the right margin, as in (1). To make “Magnetization,” or “Magnetization (M)” not just “M.” Put your equations more compact, you may use the solidus ( / ), units in parentheses. Do not label axes only with units. In the the exp function, or appropriate exponents. Italicize Roman example, write “Magnetization (A/m)” or “Magnetization symbols for quantities and variables, but not Greek symbols. 1(Am).” Do not label axes with a ratio of quantities and Use an en dash ( ) rather than a hyphen for a minus sign. units. For example, write “Temperature (K),” not Use parentheses to avoid ambiguities in denominators. “Temperature/K.” Punctuate equations with commas or periods when they are Multipliers can be especially confusing. Write part of a sentence, as in 3“Magnetization (kA/m)” or “Magnetization (10A/m).” Figure labels should be legible, about 10-point type. (1) a + b = c.

     B. References Symbols in your equation should be defined before the Number citations consecutively in square brackets [1]. equation appears or immediately following. Use “(1),” not Punctuation follows the bracket [2]. Refer simply to the “Eq. (1)” or “equation (1),” except at the beginning of a reference number, as in [3]. Use “Ref. [3]” or “Reference sentence: “Equation (1) is ...” [3]” at the beginning of a sentence: “Reference [3] was the first ...”

    IEEE Transactions no longer use a journal prefix before the G. Other Recommendations

    volume number. For example, use “IEEE Trans. Magn., vol. The Roman numerals used to number the section headings 25,” not “vol. MAG-25.” are optional. If you do use them, do not number Gather the full set of references together in the section of ACKNOWLEDGMENT and REFERENCES, and begin references. Place the section of references before any Subheadings with letters. appendices, unless they contain references. Arrange the Use two spaces after periods (full stops). Hyphenate references in alphabetical order or in order of appearance in complex modifiers: “zero-field-cooled magnetization.” Avoid the paper. dangling participles, such as, “Using (1), the potential was Give all authors' names; use “et al.” if there are six authors 1or more. Papers that have not been published, even if they This is how a footnote should appear. 2have been submitted for publication, should be cited as Note the line separate. “unpublished” [4]. Papers that have been accepted for

calculated.” Write instead, “The potential was calculated EFERENCES R

    using (1),” or “Using (1), we calculated the potential.” [1] G. Eason, B. Noble, and I. N. Sneddon, “On certain integrals of Use a zero before decimal points: “0.25,” not “.25.” Use Lipschitz-Hankel type involving products of Bessel functions,” 3“cm,” not “cc.” Do not mix complete spellings and Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London, vol. A247, pp. 529-551, April 2abbreviations of units: “Wb/m” or “webers per square 1955. 2rdmeter,” not “webers/m. Spell units when they appear in [2] J. Clerk Maxwell, A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism, 3 text: “...a few henries,” not “...a few H.” If your native ed., vol. 2. Oxford: Clarendon, 1892, pp.68-73.

    [3] I. S. Jacobs and C. P. Bean, “Fine particles, thin films and language is not English, try to get a native English-speaking exchange anisotropy,” in Magnetism, vol. III, G.T. Rado and H. colleague to proofread your paper. Do not add page numbers. Suhl, Eds. New York: Academic, 1963, pp. 271-350.

    [4] K. Elissa, “Title of paper if known,” unpublished. IV. UNITS [5] R. Nicole, “Title of paper with only first word capitalized,” J.

    Name Stand. Abbrev., in press. Use either SI (MKS) or CGS as primary units. (SI units are [6] Y. Yorozu, M. Hirano, K. Oka, and Y. Tagawa, “Electron encouraged.) English units may be used as secondary units spectroscopy studies on magneto-optical media and plastic (in parentheses). An exception would be the use of English substrate interface,” IEEE Transl. J. Magn. Japan, vol. 2, pp. units as identifiers in trade, such as “3.5-inch disk drive.” th740-741, August 1987 [Digests 9 Annual Conf. Magnetics Avoid combining SI and CGS units, such as current in Japan, p. 301, 1982]. amperes and magnetic field in oersteds. This often leads to [7] M. Young, The Technical Writer's Handbook. Mill Valley, CA: confusion because equations do not balance dimensionally. If University Science, 1989. you must use mixed units, clearly state the units for each quantity that you use in an equation.


    The word “data” is plural, not singular. The subscript for the permeability of vacuum is zero, not a lowercase letter 0“o.” In American English, periods and commas are within

    quotation marks, “like this period.” A parenthetical statement at the end of a sentence is punctuated outside of the closing parenthesis (like this). (A parenthetical sentence is

    punctuated within the parentheses.) A graph within a graph is an “inset,” not an “insert.” The word alternatively is preferred to the word “alternately” (unless you mean something that alternates). Do not use the word “essentially” to mean “approximately” or “effectively.” Be aware of the different meanings of the homophones “affect” and “effect,”

    “complement” and “compliment,” “discreet” and “discrete,”

    “principal” and “principle.” Do not confuse “imply” and “infer.” The prefix “non” is not a word; it should be joined to the word it modifies, usually without a hyphen. There is no period after the “et” in the Latin abbreviation “et al.” The abbreviation “i.e.” means “that is,” and the abbreviation “e.g.” means “for example.” An excellent style manual for science writers is [7].


    The conclusion goes here.


    The preferred spelling of the word “acknowledgment” in America is without an “e” after the “g.” Try to avoid the stilted expression, “One of us (R. B. G.) thanks ...” Instead, try “R.B.G. thanks ...” Put sponsor acknowledgments in the

    unnumbered footnote on the first page.

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