Paper Submission Instructions

Important dates

• Submission Due: June 1, 2019 June 20, 2019 July 10, 2019 (firm deadline)

• Acceptance Notification:​ July 31, 2019

• Camera-ready Copy Due: August 19, 2019

• Registration Due: August 5/September 6, 2019,
23:59 (ETC)

• Conference: October 10-12, 2019

Submission Guidelines

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. The following paper categories are welcome: Distributed Computing, Cloud Computing, Mobile Computing, Edge Computing, Fog Computing, Internet Applications, Cyber-Physical Systems, Internet of Things, Big Data, and Transportation and Logistics. A full list of topics of interest is available here.

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Full papers

Up to 10 pages (+2 pages with extra fee) regular manuscripts prepared in the standard Springer LNCS proceedings paper template. Submitted papers should present original results of theoretical or practical research applied to engineering problems. Papers submitted for presentation at the IDCS2019 Conference will be peer‐reviewed. Selected papers will be invited for possible publication in International Journals. Best paper and best student paper will be chosen in our conferences, and the first author will receive the certificate and pretty gift at the IDCS2019.

 

Short Papers

Up to 6 pages (+2 pages with extra fee) manuscripts prepared in the standard Springer LNCS proceedings paper template. Submitted papers should present original results of theoretical or practical research applied to engineering problems. Short papers submitted for presentation at the IDCS2019 Conference will be peer‐reviewed.

 

Posters

Up to 6 pages (+2 pages with extra fee) manuscripts prepared in the standard Springer LNCS proceedings paper template. Submitted papers should present original results of theoretical or practical research applied to engineering problems; new research lines, on going working in progress contributions and mixed poster/demo applications are really welcome.

The above-mentioned or other related topics will be considered. All papers should be in English and submitted electronically in PDF. The format of your submission must follow the Word 2003 template or Word 2007 template or latex template. Papers should be converted to PDF before submission.

SUBMIT YOUR PAPER FOR IDCS 2019 HERE.

 

Formatting instructions

Each submitted paper must follow the Springer LNCS proceedings paper template (available here). The copyright form to be submitted along with the CR paper is (available here). The maximum length of regular conference papers, including all figures, appendix, references, etc., is 12 pages.

A special session of the conference is dedicated to Ph.D. students. Student papers can be either full papers (12 pages max) or short papers (8 pages max) or poster papers (8 pages max).

 

Camera-Ready Submission

Authors of the accepted papers must submit a final manuscript for conference proceedings before 20 August, 2019 and attend the conference to present the paper at IDCS 2019 in Napoli. Authors of accepted papers MUST register before 31 August, 2019 to have their papers included in the Springer LNCS Proceedings.

Please refer to the Easy-chair submission system for review comments, and revise your paper as required accordingly. The format of camera-ready submission should be compatible with LNCS publication standards. The maximum length of regular conference papers is 12 pages. The maximum length of short conference papers is 8 pages. The maximum length of poster paper is 4 pages. The final submission will be rejected for publication if the author fails to revise it.

The Final submission must be done through Easy-Chair and the uploaded file should be a zip file containing:
• Final paper in PDF format
• Source files (Latex or Word)
• Scanned signed copyright form (available here)

The format of camera-ready submission should be strictly compatible with Springer LNCS proceedings paper standards. Accepted and presented papers will be copyrighted to Springer LNCS and published in conference proceedings.

Papers will be published LNCS, only if all three of the following requirements are satisfied:
(1) All correct publication materials of a paper are submitted
(2) At least one regular registration fee is paid to cover one paper
(3) The work is presented at the conference

 

Publications

The conference proceedings will be published as Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). All contributions will also be electronically available through Springer Link Database and will be indexed through ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Science (CPCI-S), EI, Scopus, ACM Digital Library, DBLP, and Google Scholar. Authors of selected conference papers will be invited to submit an extended paper to Special Issues that will be organized in reputed journals (SCI-indexed).

 

Special Issue

Authors of selected conference papers will be invited to submit an extended paper to a Special Issue in SIMPAT – Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory. More information available here.

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