Paper Submission (due January 22nd, 2012)
Author(s) should submit an original and previously unpublished paper. Papers can be submitted in the following categories:
- Regular Paper: A paper presenting an original and novel scientific content (maximum 6 pages in the IEEE two-column format).
- Industrial Paper: The paper is submitted from an industrial sector, possibly as a joint work with research institutes and it has the character of industrial results, e.g. a real chip design, fabrication defects analysis, a new design and/or test technique used in company, design and/or test problems that need to be solved, etc. The paper should have at most 6 pages in the IEEE two-column format.
- Student Paper: A paper presenting results of a student's PhD or master work. In order to be eligible as a student paper, the first author has to be the student (or more than one student in case of joint work), and the second author the advisor. The accepted paper has to be presented by the student. The paper should have at most 4 pages in the IEEE two-column format.
- Embedded Tutorial: One hour tutorials will be embedded into the program. Authors should submit their proposal in the form of an extended abstract (2-4 pages) together with a short CV.
The proper category of your submission must be selected during the submission process in the ConfTool.
- Format of the paper should follow the guidelines for the IEEE sponsored conference Proceedings (two-columns format).
- The templates (DOC, LaTeX) are available here. Please use A4 page size.
- For page limits of the final papers please read the following paragraph.
Paper Acceptance (due March 3rd, 2012)
Papers will be accepted either for oral presentation or poster presentation. At least one of the authors of accepted papers will agree to register for and participate in DDECS 2012 for oral presentation or poster presentation.
- 6 pages for oral presentation
- 4 pages for poster presentation
The final manuscript length of the accepted student papers is:
- 4 pages for oral presentation (short paper)
- 2 pages for poster presentation
The best papers from the symposium will be invited for submission to IEEE Design & Test of Computers. These papers will undergo the standard (but expedited) review process of D&T.
All accepted papers (oral presentations as well as poster presentations) will be included in the proceedings (book + USD flash drive) and will be published in the IEEE Xplore digital library.
Preparation of Camera-Ready Version
In order to prepare the camera-ready version of your paper please follow these steps:
- Modify your paper if necessary to comply with the final manuscript page limit specified above.
- Format of the paper should follow the IEEE conference Proceedings guidelines (two-columns format). The templates (DOC, LaTeX) are available here. Please use A4 page size.
- We only accept an IEEE Xplore compliant PDF file as camera-ready submission. For this reason create a PDF file and verify your PDF file with the IEEE PDF eXpress tool. Please set up an account on the IEEE PDF eXpress website with the conference ID ddecs12x (activates from March 3rd, 2012) and follow the instructions on the website.
- If your PDF file has passed the PDF check successfully please login in the ConfTool and upload your checked PDF file.
- Fill in and sign the Copyright form [pdf, doc] and send it to us by fax (fax number: +372 620 2253) or by e-mail (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) until March, 17th. Altertatively, you can also upload it as a separate file (!) to the ConfTool system together with your camera-ready PDF file.
- At least one author of the paper is required to register and pay the conference fee before the early registration deadline on March 17th, and to present the paper/poster. Otherwise your paper will not be published in the proceedings. More information on registration process can be found here.
Poster and Oral Presentation Preparation
- Poster Size A0 / portrait format (Heigth x Width: 1189 x 841 mm).
- Material for fixing the poster is provided.
- Time limit:
- For the regular papers it is 17 min for oral presentation + 3 min for discussion
- For the short papers it is 12 min for oral presentation + 3 min for discussion
- PDF and Power Point files are supported.
- PowerPoint files must be viewable with "PowerPoint 2010" or "PowerPoint Viewer".