Manuscript Layout and Templates

NOTE: Manuscripts that do not conform to the formatting guidelines below (PDF format, 9-page limit, margins, font size, embedded fonts etc.) will be removed from further consideration without review.

Manuscript submissions should be in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) only. The page limit is 9 pages.

The three most important elements of manuscript layout are:

You are free to use good judgment in the presentation of your information. These guidelines are meant only as helpful tools. However, basic adherence to layout specifications is expected.

Use the sample manuscript (LaTeX source: here) as a visual aid for formatting. The IEEE maintains the Manuscript Templates for Conference Proceedings
LaTeX users: Note new LaTeX templates IEEEtran LaTeX Class (template) V1.7 packages and IEEEtran V1.12 BibTeX (bibliography) packages. Be sure to use the template's conference mode. See template documentation for details.

To create a PDF file on different platforms, please see the PDF Generation Instructions page (Courtesy: NSF Fastlane). To avoid printing problems due to missing fonts, please use Postscript Type 1 fonts and embed these fonts in the PDF file.

This page borrows heavily from the IEEE INFOCOM 2008 instructions to authors.