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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

The paper shall include an introduction on the current research in the papers field, original solutions, experimental results analysis, conclusions and references.

The paper should be edited as Microsoft Word document. A sample paper template can be downloaded here with the following settings (all measures in centimeters):

  • Page setup: Page size A4, orientation portrait; Margins: mirror margins, top 3cm, bottom 2cm, inside 2.5cm, outside 2cm, gutter 0.5cm; Layout: header 1.7 cm (different odd and even), footer 0cm, section start continuous, page alignment top.
  • Page numbers: top, outside, font Times New Roman size 10, bold, continue from previous section.
  • Paragraph format: line spacing single, uncheck widow/orphan protection, alignment justify.
  • Font: Times New Roman size 12, regular (unless otherwise stated in the following sections).
  • Document language: English (US/UK), automatic hyphenation on (hyphenation zone 0.1cm). Make sure the speller has been used to correct eventual typing mistakes.

Content details

  • Paper title: centered paragraph, font size 14, bold.
  • Author(s): full name (last name all capitals) and affiliation (institution, city, country, email) – centered paragraph.
  • Paper abstract: describe your paper using between 100 and 150 words. Use italic font style.
  • Keywords: italic font, the lead word “keywords” also with bold font.
  • Content:
    • Figures and tables must have descriptive titles and consecutive numbering, respectively. All figures, pictures and similar objects must be included in objects of type Microsoft Word Picture (not drawing canvas!) and centered. Table description is placed above them; picture description is placed below them. Description of pictures and titles must begin with type identification and number (e.g.: Figure 1. or Table 1.). Each pictures or table must be placed as close as possible to the first reference in the text. Layout for each object must be “in line with text”.
    • Source code: if the paper includes sections of source code, it should be written with Courier New font, size 9, regular and properly indented.
    • Citations: use IEEE Citation Style: numbers enclosed in square brackets (e.g.: [1], [2], [33]). Citations should be numbered in the order they appear in the text. All references must be detailed in the Reference/Bibliography section. Avoid using footnotes, as they may interfere with final formatting of the paper.
  • References: use IEEE Citation Style. Examples are in this file. Use numbers enclosed in square brackets for each reference. All references have to be cited within the paper; otherwise they will be removed from the reference list.
  • Author(s) details: for each author include a small face picture (2x3 cm) and a short description including (but not limited to): affiliation, education, research field(s).

The Word template can be downloaded here.