Guidelines for Final Paper Submission

Notice: The acceptance letter erroneously stated that all papers must be accompanied by a full registration.

  • Full registration can cover two papers
  • Student registration can cover one paper.
  • NOTE: acceptance letter erroneously stated that all papers require full registration. This is incorrect. Student registration can cover one paper.

(1) LaTeX and Word Templates


To help ensure correct formatting, please use the style files for U.S. Letter Size found at the link below as templates for your submission.
These include LaTeX and Word.

http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html

Violations of any of the above paper specifications may result in rejection of your paper. Please note that the Latex template does not allow for keywords. If you are using the Latex template, do not include keywords in your paper.

(2) Manuscript Style Information

  • Only papers prepared in PDF format will be accepted.
  • The paper should be in US Letter size (please use the predefined size rather than entering the paper size in mm, pt, etc.) A4 size or other size will not be accepted. 
    • Paper Length: Up to 8 pages, including figures, tables & references. At maximum, two additional pages are permitted with overlength page charge of US$125/page (up to two pages), to be paid during author registration.
    • Paper Formatting: double column, single spaced, #10 point Times Roman font.
    • Margins: Left, Right, and Bottom: 0.75" (19mm). The top margin must be 0.75" (19 mm), except for the title page where it must be 1" (25 mm).
  • No page numbers please. We will insert the page numbers for you.
  • Note: Violations of any of the above specifications may result in rejection of your paper.

(3) Final photo-ready submission (due February 20, 2017)

  1. Please address the REVIEWERS' COMMENTS in the decision notification email which are intended to improve the final manuscript. Final acceptance is conditional on appropriate response to the requirements and comments.
  2. Please prepare your manuscript for final camera ready submission by following the formats described on the conference web site and using the IEEE templates:
    1. http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html
    2. The paper must be IEEE Xplore-compatible, so only pdf files that are processed by IEEE PDF-Express will be accepted. Please go to 
      http://www.pdf-express.org 
      and create an account using Conference ID: 39090X
      and validate your photo-ready paper. See 
      http://www.pdf-express.org/frhelpnologin.asp 
      for detailed instructions, from account creation to file verification.
    3. Once you are ready to submit it, please go to: 
      http://ieee-cis.org/conferences/ijcnn2017/upload.php?PaperID=XXXXX  
      to submit your final camera-ready paper. You will need the PaperID XXXXX (for example, 15000) and password sent to you in the acceptance email to upload to this link.
    4. Please do adhere the strict deadline for final manuscript submission February 20, 2017. Any papers submitted after this date will not be included in the proceedings. The paper must be re-submitted even if the reviewers indicated that no changes are required.
    5. NOTE: If your submission fails, check if your file size is less than 4MB!
  3. In order for your paper to be published in the conference proceedings, a *signed IEEE Copyright Form* must be submitted for each paper. IJCNN 2017 has registered to use the IEEE Electronic Copyright (eCF) service. The confirmation page shown after submitting your final paper contains a button linking directly to a secure IEEE eCF site which allows electronic completion of the copyright assignment process. In case it fails, please have the completed IEEE Copyright Form, found at http://www.ieee.org/web/publications/rights/copyrightmain.htmlemailed it to Publication Chair, Bill Howell (Bill@billhowell.ca). 

    IMPORTANT: No paper can be published in the proceedings without being accompanied by a Completed IEEE Copyright Transfer Form. You must complete and submit this form to have your paper included in the conference proceedings. Also, please choose IEEE general terms if you are not sure which option to choose. DO NOT choose US government or Crown copyright unless you are actually employed by the US government or the UK government. 
  4. Register for the conference at http://www.ijcnn.org by clicking on the conference registration link under the top menu bar "Authors" of the main page

    IMPORTANT: Each paper must have a corresponding registered author to be included in the proceedings. Papers that do not have an associated registered author will not be included in the proceedings. The deadline for author registration is February 20 February 27, 2017, so be sure to register by that time to ensure that your paper is included in the proceedings. Please ensure that you complete your registration early.