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Regular Author Guidelines

Any submission should be explicitly marked as full paper in the Email Subject.

Full papers can contribute Scientific/technical research works, survey works and industrial experiences that include significant advances in field of pervasive computing and social networking. Papers should be no longer than 6-8 pages, including references and well‐marked appendices.

All papers must be novel and not simultaneously submitted to another conference. All paper submissions must include a title, abstract, list of keywords, methodology, results/discussion, and conclusion. All submissions will be subjected to a double‐blind review process by at least two reviewers.


Submission

Submitted manuscripts should represent novel and significant research contributions.

To that effect:

  • The first page should contains all author names or with correct affiliations.
  • Authors should carefully review figures and appendices (especially survey instruments) to ensure the proper citation.
  • Authors should carefully proofread the manuscript before submitting to the conference in order to avoid both typographical and grammatical errors.

Papers that are plagiraized may be rejected without review.


Review Result

The submitted paper will be sent to two expert referees for review. After the paper has been reviewed the result may be:-

  1. Major Revision Required - You must revise the paper and upload a new PDF version of the paper. When this has been accepted, an official acceptance letter will be sent and authors will be asked for the publication files.
  2. Accepted Awaiting Publication Files - Your paper has been accepted. You now need to upload the publication files.
  3. Rejected – The paper is unsuitable for the conference.

Publication Ethics

Researchers should conduct their research - from research proposal to publication - in line with best practices and codes of conduct. In rare cases it is possible that ethical issues or misconduct could be encountered in your journal when research is submitted for publication. In such case, the paper will be rejected.


Plagiarism Policy

  • The paper prior to submission should be checked for plagiarism. The similarity content should not exceed 15%. Further, you have to strictly implement the following ethical guidelines for publication:
  • Any form of self-plagiarism or plagiarism from others' work(s) should be avoided.
  • If any model / concept / figure / table / data by any previously published work are used in your article, authors should properly cite a reference to the proposed novel research work.
  • If you are using any copyrighted material, you should acquire prior permission from the copyright holder.