Instructions for Authors

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You are kindly requested to address the following issues immediately, as IEEE may be slow in responding to help requests.


Important Notice for Authors of Accepted Papers:


All Accepted Papers are required to pass IEEE PDF eXpress PDF Check by JULY 02, 2013 (Firm Deadline) in order to be included in the IEEE Xplore-compliant CD

 

Step by Step Instructions:

  1. Access the IEEE PDF eXpress site at http://www.pdf-express.org

    • First-time usersClick "New Users-Click Here", enter iisa2013x for the Conference ID, your e-mail address and choose a new password. Continue to enter information as promted. Check that the contact information is still valid and click Submit. 
    • Previous users, but using it the first time for a new conference: Enter iisa2013x for the Conference ID, your e-mail address and the password you used for your old account. When you click "Login", you will receive a warning saying you need to set up an account. Simply click "Continue". Enter your previously used e-mail address and password combination to enable your old account access the iisa2013 conference.
    • Returning usersEnter iisa2013x for the Conference ID, e-mail address and password. 

  2. For each conference paper, click "Create New Title"
  3. Enter identifying text for the paper (title is recommended but not required)
  4. Click "Submit PDF for Checking" or "Submit Source Files for Conversion"
  5. Indicate Platform, source file type (if applicable), click Browse and navigate to file, and click "Upload File". You will receive online and e-mail confirmation of successful upload
  6. You will receive an e-mail with your Checked PDF or IEEE PDF eXpress-converted PDF attached. If you submitted a PDF for Checking, the email will show you if your file passed or failed.
  7. AFTER you have successfully created the IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF file(s) you must re-upload the Final Camera-Ready file using Easychair Paper Submission System  by JULY 02, 2013 (Firm Deadline)! 

 

Troubleshooting:

If the PDF submitted failes the PDF check: 

Option 1: Submit your source file for conversion by clicking Try again, then Submit Source Files for Conversion.
Option 2: Read the PDF Check report, then click "The PDF Check Report" in the sidebar to get information on possible solutions.
Option 3: "Request Technical Help" through your account or via email at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (include Conference id: iisa2013x).

If you are not satisfied with the IEEE PDF eXpress-converted PDF:

Option 1: Resubmit your source file with corrections Try again, then Submit Source Files for Conversion.
Option 2: Submit a PDF by clicking Try again, then Submit PDF for Checking
Option 3: "Request a Manual Conversion" through you account