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Final Paper Submission

Deadline: October 21, 2016

If your paper has been accepted, please complete the final submission process under the following instruction.

Required materials for final submission

  1. PDF file of your paper (max 6MB) that has passed the IEEE Xplore compliance test.
  2. Single page PowerPoint slide which will be the digest of your paper.
  3. The signed copyright form in PDF obtained from the IEEE e-copyright site.
  4. Registration of at least one of the authors listed on the paper, before the paper submission.

Paper Length and Size

Page limit:

For the final submission, a manuscript should be 6 pages, with 2 additional pages allowed but at an extra charge.

Paper size:

US Letter

File format:

A single PDF. Please limit the size of the PDF file to be 6 MB.

Cautions for final submission

  • A no-show paper will not be included in IEEE Xplore.
  • If none of the authors register for SII2016, the paper will not be published in the event documentation including proceedings in a USB memory.

Registration Instruction

Registration of at least one of the authors listed on the paper, before the paper submission.
Symposium Registration Instructions

Before final paper submission

Before uploading, please check your PDF file for IEEE Xplore compliance and prepare following materials.

For detailed instructions, please follow the guidelines below.

Step-By-Step Guidlines to Submit Your Final Paper

Step 1: Prepare your final paper using the available LaTeX or Microsoft Word templates and following these paper preparation instructions. Make sure to have the latest templates and do not change the formatting in any way.

Step 2: Check that the names of all authors and their order is identical in the PaperPlaza submission system, the paper, and the digest page. Please write author names with only the first letter capitalized, that is, use "Firstname Lastname" in all instances and do not use "FIRSTNAME LASTNAME" anywhere.

Step 3: Create a PDF version of your paper and perform the IEEE PDF compliance test. If your paper does not pass the test, you cannot continue and may read the PDF Test Help to revise the format of your paper until it passes the test.

Step 4: During the conference, a Digest will be distributed to all participants. Please prepare one (and only one) PowerPoint slide that illustrates your paper. You must only use the PowerPoint template available here. Please do not change the template and keep fonts and font sizes as prepared in the template. Please also note that the digest will be printed in monochrome.

Step 5: To process the copyright transfer for each contribution, follow the "Copyright Transfer" link, and you will be taken to the IEEE copyright transfer site (IEEE eCP) in a new window. Follow the steps as described on IEEE eCP pages and make sure that the paper title and author list are correct before your perform the copyright transfer.

Step 6: Upload the following files: