Call for Papers

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Submission Guidelines

Full papers should be at most 16 pages (using 11-point font), excluding the bibliography and well-marked appendices.

Short papers, as well as extended abstract and contributed talks, should be up to 8 pages (using 11-point font).

Committee members are not required to read the appendices, so the paper should be intelligible without them. All submissions must be written in English. All papers will be refereed. Accepted papers should be presented at the symposium. At least one author of each accepted paper must register to the symposium, by the early date indicated by the organizers, and present the paper. Papers that do not adhere to this policy will be removed from the final LNCS proceedings.

Proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. Only papers presented during symposium will be considered. The paper (in PDF format) should follow the template indicated by Springer (see It must start with a title, a short abstract, and a list of keywords.

Authors must submit their papers by the deadline indicated below, using the EasyChair web site and following the requirements stated there.

Submissions by PhD students as well as controversial ideas are encouraged. Case studies (successful or not) are also encouraged.

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