camera ready instructions

Submission Instructions for Camera-Ready Versions

If your pdf file is not IEEE Xplore complaint, it will NOT be published and will be removed from the COMSNETS 2013 conference proceedings and the IEEE Xplore database. To meet these requirements, you must ensure that your PDF file is compliant by using the IEEE PDF express plus system. The same system will also collect the camera ready papers.

Contact for camera ready submission problems: [email protected]

Please verify your submission with the Important checklist before final submission.

  • Go to the IEEE PDF eXpress Plus login page
  • On this loging page, click on the link "New Users - Click here" and fill in your information. You will need the conference ID. This id is the same for both conference and workshop papers. The id is comsnets13xp
  • Follow the procedure specified; once your PDF has been approved, click on Approve for Collection.
  • Detailed instructions on how to use IEEE PDF eXpress Plus are available here .
  • Once the author approves the PDF for collection, where the PDF file is the checked or converted PDF from IEEE PDF eXpress Plus, the camera ready submission process is complete. In case of a problem, the publications chair will contact the author by Dec 20, 2012.
  • Note that IEEE PDF eXpress PLUS is the final collection site for camera-ready papers of both conference and workshop papers. The deadline for submission is December 11, 2012.

Submission Instructions for IEEE Copyright Form

IEEE copyright form must be submitted for each accepted paper (conference and workshops). You can download an IEEE Copyright Form at the following URL: The IEEE Publication Title in the copyright form should be "2013 Fifth International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS)".

Print out the form, fill it out, sign it, scan it into a PDF. Note that, both the pages of the IEEE copyright form should be scanned and sent within a single pdf file (even if nothing is altered on the second page). Send it as an email attachment to [email protected] with a subject line: COMSNETS 2013 Copyright Form.

Additional Instructions

As the camera ready process has been significantly delayed due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy on IEEE publications office, the preparation of COMSNETS 2013 proceedings will follow a tight schedule. Therefore, the authors are requested to take extra care in preparation of their camera ready submissions, so that a revision of the submission can be avoided. Please read the paper carefully before submission and ensure the following points.

  • There are no missing references and none of the citation appear as [?].
  • The correct copyright information appears on the first page at the bottom of the first column.
  • The footer for the first column on the first page only contains the copyright information. Other information, such as author affiliations and project support, should not appear here.
  • There are no page number on the first page (especially, check the top right hand corner) and on the subsequent pages.
  • Invited papers should not mention "invited paper" in the title.
  • Affiliations of all authors are present.
  • All figure and table captions appear clearly, and do not overlap with main text.
  • Figures and Tables do not extend into the margins.
  • The signed copyright form is emailed within the deadline. Both pages of the form should be emailed.
  • If the pdfexpress check throws font embedding error, to embed font in your pdf file, on linux run:

    ps2pdf14 -dPDFSETTINGS=/printer <name_ps_without_brackets>


    gs -q -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -dPDFSETTINGS=/prepress -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOutputFile=<name_pdf_without_brackets> <name_ps_without_brackets>

Note: These issues were reported for some camera ready submissions last year, and these problems may not be detected by the pdfexpress tool.

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