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AUTHOR PRESENTATION GUIDELINES
 

INITIAL PAPER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES 

All paper submissions should be written in English with a maximum paper length of seven (7) printed pages (10-point font). Keep in mind that in the final version, six (6) pages are allowed for free with one (1) additional page allowed with a charge of USD100. Papers exceeding 7 pages will not be accepted at EDAS.
 
Standard IEEE conference templates for LaTeX formats are found at here:  
http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html

You can also use the sample template for Microsoft Word: A4, US letter.
 
All paper submissions are through EDAS. Please submit to the relevant symposium found here: 
http://www.ieee-globecom.org/2014/cfp.html#.UzSBGV5RFZx 
 
You may find IEEE PDF eXpress helpful in the preparation of your manuscript to ensure fonts are embedded, etc. 
 
First-time users should do the following:
1. Select the New Users 
2. Enter the following:
  • 18177X for the Conference ID
  • your email address
  • a password
3. Continue to enter information as prompted.

An Online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying your account setup.

Previous users of PDF eXpress need to follow the above steps, but should enter the same password that was used for previous conferences. Verify that your contact information is valid.
 
Please contact Symposium Chair, Shuguang Cui <cui@tamu.edu> if you have any questions about submitting your manuscripts.
 

LECTURE STYLE PRESENTATIONS

I. General

A.    Each lecture style session room will be set with an LCD projector, a microphone and a laser pointer.  Please bring your own laptop. Speaker rehearsal room with LCD projector will be available for presenters who wish to rehearse their presentations. (Check on-site program for exact location).
 
B.    Each lecture style presentation is allocated 20 minutes.  You should spend about 17 minutes for presentation of the problem, the background, the innovative approach, the new results and the comparative evaluation.  An additional 2 minutes should be available for discussion with the attendees. 
 
C.    Sign the register to show that you presented your paper. 
 
D. The presenter should prepare a reasonable number of illustrations - transparencies or a Power Point file, so as not to exceed the 15 minute time. Typically, one (1) illustration is presented in one to two minutes.  Additional illustrations could be prepared to support possible answers to attendees' questions. 
 
E.    Each illustration should not be crowded by text and graphics. Too much text should be avoided: illustrations should support the presentation; they should not be simply read by the presenter. Graphics help in communications, are more understandable, and point out the basic ideas. Use large fonts so they can be read without a major effort; typically 18-20 point fonts should be used.
 
F.   Presentation should be clearly structured. Begin with a title page. The index of the presentation should outline the presentation. The basic problem should be clearly stated, as well as the application area. Background and previous work should be summarized to provide a prospective for the results presented in the paper. The innovative approach should be clearly stated. The application of the approach to the application problem should be described, by pointing out the main features and characteristics, the problems and the solutions. The results should be clearly outlined and evaluated. Appropriate comparison with previous results should be presented. Conclusions should summarize the work performed and point out the main innovation and results. Future work and developments could also be sketched.
 

AUTHOR  GUIDELINES
INTERACTIVE PRESENTATIONS
 

1 INTERACTIVE PRESENTATIONS

At IEEE GLOBECOM 2014, interactive sessions are replacing the traditional poster-style presentations. You will present your work on a large television-style display, with the following properties:

  • Screen dimensions: 70 cm (42 inches)
  • Resolution: 1080p (1920x1080)
  • Display from either
    • HDMI input (e.g. from your laptop) - we will supply one HDMI cable ONLY. If your laptop or other device does not provide HDMI output, you will need to bring any necessary adaptors; or
    • From a USB storage device - if you wish to use this option, you should prepare your interactive presentation as one or more JPEG images for "slideshow"-style presentation (we recommend you use the native resolution of the screen) OR in a common video format (e.g. AVI, MPEG). If you use JPEG images, use a relatively low compression level to maximize quality of text and line art.
  • Note that the TV displays will be mounted in LANDSCAPE orientation, not the more traditional PORTRAIT orientation commonly used for conference poster displays.

Suggestions for a good interactive presentation:

  1. The title of the interactive session should be displayed in large font, 36 - 60 point, to help the audience find your paper.
  2. Your main point or conclusion should be in large font if it is not covered in the title.
  3. A font below 18 point will be difficult for the audience to read. Try not to include any smaller print on your presentation.
  4.  Avoid large sections of text in all capitals; it can be difficult to read. Use capitals and/or BOLD to emphasize your point.
  5. Display the highlights of your presentation in larger font, 24 - 40. Use color to emphasize the important points.
  6. Pictures, charts and graphs are very effective when kept simple. Too much detail will obscure the main points. Use color!
  7. Information flow is most effective if it is from left to right and top to bottom - as the presentation is interactive you don't need to cram it all on one page.
  8. Your posted materials should be as self-explanatory as possible. Attract the audience’s attention and then answer detailed questions.
  9. Consider that the viewers will be two to three meters away from your material and adjust the print font, charts, graphs, and figures accordingly.
  10. The audience will not have the time or the space to read pages of text.
  11. The audience at these sessions will be walking around! They may want to visit several presentations during the session. If you are planning to give a presentation of your material it will probably have to be repeated several times as the audience changes. Keep it short, hit the high points and invite questions.
  12. Some visitors may be very interested in your topic and will want to monopolize your session time with questions. This may turn away other visitors that are also interested. Recognize this as a factor and be prepared to acknowledge all visitors.
  13.  If you want to interact with certain audience members later, have cards with your contact information available.
  14. The complete paper is available in the Conference Proceedings that all attendees will have. Refer the audience to the paper for detailed information.
 

IMPORTANT IEEE POLICY ANNOUNCEMENT:

The IEEE reserves the right to exclude a paper from distribution after the conference (e.g., removal from IEEE Xplore®) if the paper is not presented at the conference.

Papers are reviewed on the basis that they do not contain plagiarized material and have not been submitted to any other conference at the same time (double submission). These matters are taken very seriously and the IEEE Communications society will take action against any author who has engaged in either practice.

IEEE Web Page on Plagiarism: http://www.ieee.org/web/publications/rights/Plagiarism_Guidelines_Intro.html
IEEE Web Page on Double Submission: http://www.ieee.org/web/publications/rights/Multi_Sub_Guidelines_Intro.html


PLEASE NOTE: To be published in the IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 Conference Proceedings and IEEE Xplore®, an author of an accepted paper is required to register for the conference at the FULL or LIMITED (member or non-member) rate and must present the paper at the conference.   Non-refundable registration fees must be paid prior to uploading the final IEEE formatted, publication-ready version of the paper. For authors with multiple accepted papers, one FULL or LIMITED registration is valid for up to 3 papers. Accepted papers will be published in the IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 Conference Proceedings. Accepted and presented papers (both oral and poster) will be published in the IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 Conference Proceedings and in IEEE Xplore®.
 
 

FINAL PAPER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

 
All final submissions should be written in English with a maximum paper length of six (6) printed pages (10-point font) including figures without incurring additional page charges (maximum 1 additional page with over length page charge if accepted). Note that the maximum number of pages for a paper is 7; 6 pages plus 1 additional page allowed with a charge for the one additional page of USD100 if accepted. Papers exceeding 7 pages will not be accepted at EDAS.

Final papers upload via EDAS:  Authors would use the upload link (file folder icon) at "My papers" on EDAS.

Standard IEEE conference templates for LaTeX formats are found at here:  http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html


You can also use the sample template for Microsoft Word: A4, US letter.

Please contact Symposium Chair, Shuguang Cui <cui@tamu.edu> if you have any questions about submitting your manuscripts.
 


REPRINT PAGES

If you wish to purchase additional reprint pages of your paper, please see

http://www.ieee.org/web/publications/reprints/
 

OVERLENGTH PAGE CHARGES

Note that each accepted paper is limited to 6 pages (with no more than 7 pages with USD100 overlength charge for each extra page). Overlength (extra page) charges must be paid at EDAS just before uploading your paper
 

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