This page contains instructions for authors of accepted papers to NetGames on how to prepare and submit the camera-ready versions of their papers.


  1. Both the signed copyright form and the final camera-ready version of your paper must be submitted to the submission site by April 27, 2018.

    To upload your signed copyright form and final camera-ready paper, go to the submission sites, click your accepted paper tile, and then click "Edit" button; you can specify the files of your paper and form. Finally, please click "Save submission" button.

  2. Each paper should be associated with at least one Author registration by May 1, 2018 in order to be included in the proceedings. A paper without registered authors past May 1, 2018 will be withdrawn.

Copyright Form

The corresponding author for each paper must fill out and submit a signed copy of the IEEE Copyright Form by April 27, 2018. A PDF version of the signed form must be uploaded to the submission site.

Formatting Instructions

The proceedings of NetGames 2018 will be published by the IEEE, and included in IEEE Xplore. The IEEE formatting instructions provided in this section MUST be strictly followed in order for your paper to be included in the conference proceedings.

General Instructions

  • Papers must not exceed 6 pages (including all figures, references and appendices)
  • Use single-space, two-column US Letter page size (8.5" x 11")
  • DO NOT include footers or headers
  • DO NOT page number your manuscript
  • DO NOT apply security settings to your PDF file
  • Only PDF form

Preparing your IEEE-compliant Camera Ready Manuscript

Formatting instructions are available at the following IEEE Proceedings Templates for LaTeX and Microsoft Word users. To prepare and submit your IEEE-compliant camera ready manuscript, you should strictly follow the steps described below:

  • Format your paper following the IEEE Proceedings Templates guidelines.
  • Add the copyright notice to the bottom of the first page of your paper. If necessary, please contact workshop chairs for the appropriate copyright notice.
    • For papers in which all authors are employed by the US government, the copyright notice is: U.S. Government work not protected by U.S. copyright
    • For papers in which all authors are employed by a Crown government (UK, Canada, and Australia), the copyright notice is: 978-1-5386-6098-0/18/$31.00 ©2018 Crown
    • For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is: 978-1-5386-6098-0/18/$31.00 ©2018 European Union
    • For all other papers the copyright notice is: 978-1-5386-6098-0/18/$31.00 ©2018 IEEE

  • Generate Xplore-compatible PDF file of your IEEE-compliant manuscript (see next section for detailed instructions on how to generate Xplore compatible PDF files).
  • Submit your Xplore-compatible PDF file to the submission sites by April 27, 2018.

Generating IEEE Xplore Compatible PDF File

NetGames 2018 has registered for use of the IEEE tool: PDF eXpress Plus. IEEE PDF eXpress Plus is a free service to IEEE conferences, allowing their authors to make IEEE Xplore-compatible PDFs (Conversion function) or to check PDFs that authors have made themselves for IEEE Xplore compatibility (PDF Check function).

  • Click here to go to PDF eXpress Plus.
    (PDF eXpress will open in a new browser window)
  • Click link: " New Users - Click here"
  • Enter Conference ID: 43994XP
  • Enter your email address
  • Choose a password
  • Continue to enter information as prompted (You will receive an email confirming the successful creation of your account).
  • Upload either your source file or PDF file for Conversion and/or PDF Checking
  • Use PDF eXpress Plus to obtain an IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF file.
  • The site contains extensive instructions, resources, and helpful hints.
  • Through your PDF eXpress Plus account, you may submit your source application files for conversion to PDF, and/or submit PDFs for checking.
  • You will have the opportunity to revise your submission if you are not satisfied with the PDF that PDF eXpress Plus creates for you, or if the system finds problems with your paper, or if your PDF fails the PDF Check.
  • Technical support via email and telephone is available if you experience trouble in creating your PDF. If you have any questions regarding PDF eXpress Plus Web site, please contact the PDF eXpress Plus support staff at
  • If there is a problem with your file, you will receive an e-mail detailing the problem(s). Otherwise the system will e-mail you a copy of your IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF file.

Submitting a file to IEEE PDF eXpress Plus is ONLY for creation of an IEEE Xplore-compliant PDF file. You MUST still submit your final PDF file.