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Author Kit for Compsac'98 Regular Papers

Authors Guidelines

Please use the followoing instructions for preparing the camera ready versions of your paper! You are allowed a total of 6 pages for your paper. This includes all figures, tables, and references. Up to 4 extra pages may be purchased at a cost of $150.00 per page. Please make checks out to Compsac 98 and identify paper number on each check. Please send extra pages charges together with the copyright and registration form to the address below.

Electronic Submission

Please submit your paper electronically to the IEEE Computer Society ftp site. Please prepare your paper as plain ASCII PostScript only, with NO encoding, condensing, or encapsulation. Please use TrueType 1 fonts wherever possible. Do not use bitmapped fonts such as Computer Modern if you can avoid it. Guidelines for generating and submitting PostScript files are available on our Internet site at http://computer.org/author/psguide.htm

File Name:
Please save your file using your name, i.e. John Smith's file would be smith.ps. If you are submitting two or more files, please number them: smith1.ps, smith2.ps, etc. If there is a file with the same name already in the directory, please use a variation. Files are regularly moved off the FTP site, please do not re-post your paper if you do not see it on the site.

Transfering To FTP Site
When transferring files to the FTP site, if you have a choice between ASCII and binary modes, use binary. Although ASCII mode works well most of the time, binary mode incurs fewer problems.

Our FTP site: ftp.computer.org
Log on as: anonymous
Place files in subdirectory: pub/incoming/cspress/compsac98

When you have put your file(s) in the FTP subdirectory, please send me an email (k.kelly@computer.org) with copy to Eric Hughes (hughes@mitre.org) with the following information: Your name, phone, fax, URL (your Web address, if you have one), your email address, the conference name, the title of your paper, the ordered list of authors' names, your paper number, the number of pages of your paper, and the filename(s) you used. (Do NOT send me a copy of your postscript file via email.)

Difficulties With FTP or EMAIL
If, for some reason, you cannot place an electronic copy of your paper on our ftp site, please contact Eric Hughes at the above address. Also, if you do not have access to email, contact Eric Hughes.

Please send a electronic copy of your abstract, in ASCII format and including the paper title, keywords, author names, addresses, and affiliations, to . If you do not have email, please save your abstract in ASCII format on a disk and send the disk with your hard-copy paper.

WEB OR Internet Copies
Electronically-posted copies of your Compsac'98 papers appearing in proceedings published by the IEEE Computer Society must display the following copyright notice on the initial screen displaying IEEE-copyrighted material:

Copyright 1998 IEEE. Published in the Proceedings of Compsac'98, 17-21 August, 1998 at Vienna, Austria. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works, must be obtained from the IEEE. Contact: Manager, Copyrights and Permissions / IEEE Service Center / 445 Hoes Lane / P.O. Box 1331 / Piscataway, NJ 08855-1331, USA. Telephone: + Intl. 732-562-3966.

If you post an electronic version of your paper, you must provide the IEEE with the electronic address (URL, FTP address, etc.) of the posting. For your convenience, you may forward this information to our FTP site: /pub/incoming/cspress/Web-pprs and we will send it on to the Copyrights Department.

Copyright Form and Registration

Please send your signed copyright form and conference registration form, with registration payment and overpage payment (if any) to the address below. We cannot publish your paper without these. The copyright and registration forms are attached to this email.

At least one of the authors of each paper must present the paper at the conference, and pay the full Author Registration fee of US$425, and the registration form for the author should note the associated paper number. An author or co-author can present only one paper at the conference (that is, if a person is a co-author of two papers, that person can only present one of the papers).

Dr. Eric Hughes
COMPSAC 98 Proceedings Editor
K308, The MITRE Corporation
202 Burlington Road
Bedford, MA 01730
U. S. A.

Tel: 1-781-271-7486
Fax: 1-781-271-2780
E-mail: hughes@mitre.org

Please put the conference name - COMPSAC '98- on all correspondence, on the copyright form, and on the mailing envelope. This will assure that your correspondence is directed immediately to the attention of Dr. Hughes.

Authors from Austria should send payment in Austrian Schilling (ATS 5,400 + ATS 1,900 for each extra page) by bank transfer to account 2.505.725 "Compsac 98", Raiffeisenlandesbank Kaernten, BLZ 39.000 (no credit cards!) to:

Roland Mittermeir,
Operations Committee Chair
Department of Informatics-Systems, Klagenfurt University,
Universitaetsstr. 65-67, A-9022 Klagenfurt, Austria
Telephone: 43-463-2700-575, Fax: 43-463 2700-505

You are allowed a total of 6 pages for your paper. This includes all figures, tables, and references. Up to 4 extra pages may be purchased at a cost of $150.00 per page. Please make checks out to Compsac 98 and identify paper number on each check. Please send extra pages charges to the address above.

Further Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

Kristine Kelly
IEEE Computer Society Press
10662 Los Vaqueros Circle
Los Alamitos, CA 90720-1264
Phone: (714) 821-8380
Fax: (714) 761-1784
Email: k.kelly@computer.org