The resubmission must consists of 3 different files:
1) the source files (LaTeX or Word) of the revised version of the manuscript. If your manuscript is written in LaTeX, you must ensure to provide all the figures, bibliography and additional manuscript files necessary to compile the final PDF. All the files should be included into a single ZIP file;
2) a separate file containing the answers to the reviewer comments, explaining how you addressed their critics and suggestions in the revised version of the manuscript;
3) a signed version (in PDF) of Springer copyright, available for download at the link above.
Paper will be accepted for both oral and poster presentation. The maximum allowed length for a paper is 12 pages (single column), including references and appendices (if any).
Paper submissions are not anonymous, i.e. authors should write their names and affiliations in the paper submitted.
How to submit a paper
The papers can be submitted by following this link. We accept submission of full paper PDF format of a maximum size of 20MB. The abstract part of the full paper should not exceed 250 words and it is strictly limited to have a number of characters lower than 2000.
Further instructions for the submission will appear during the submission procedure, by following the link above.
For your convenience, we have summarized in the Author Guidelines document how a proceedings paper should be structured, how elements (headings, figures, references) should be formatted using our predefined styles, etc.
We also give some insight on how your paper will be typeset at Springer. The PDF of the Authors Guidelines can be downloaded here.
Papers can be submitted in LaTeX or Word format.
Original research papers
The research papers must neither been published nor submitted for publication elsewhere. Preprints (such as Arxiv) are allowed.
Is it possible to submit a paper currently under review to other conferences, while the final decision of its acceptance it is still being evaluated. In this case, authors should notify their final decision within 10 March 2017.
Other deadlines apply according to the established dates.
Papers accepted for the SCIA 2017 conference will be published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science Proceedings, Springer.
On the printed paper version, all figures will be in black and white.
Authors of best papers will be invited to submit extended versions (at least 30% of new content) of their work to be appreciated for publication in a Fast Track submission process of the Elsevier Applied Soft Computing (ASOC) Journal.
ASOC is an international journal and the Fast Track event strictly follows peer-review standards.
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