Call for Contribution: Paper Submission

The relevant information are presented under three sections below: General information, Manuscript Preparation and Manuscript Submission.

General information

  1. There is high possibility that selected papers (provided presented in the workshop) will be published by Springer as a book volume.

  2. The manuscript submission process is online only. All manuscripts are to be submitted at the Microsoft CMT submission portal (access from here) by the given deadline date. You will have to create an account with this submission portal to submit your manuscript(s).

  3. Manuscripts should be submitted in Adobe’s pdf format only.

  4. The review process in WACC will be double blind. Authors should not reveal identity directly or indirectly in the manuscript. Also, please do not name the manuscript pdf file in a manner that may reveal the authors' identity.

  5. The Technical Committee will select experts in the relevant fields for reviewing manuscripts. After review, the reviewers will rate the manuscripts according to quality, relevance, and correctness. The technical committee will decide based on these reviews which manuscripts will be accepted for presentation in the workshop.

  6. A comprehensive update about the accepted manuscripts will be published in this website. The reviewers’ comments on the manuscripts (if any) along with the Technical Committee’s decision will be sent to the corresponding authors by email.

  7. As the review process will be online, authors are requested to prepare manuscripts as per the given format for readability.

  8. The guidelines for presenting paper will be mentioned in this website in due course.

  9. At least one author of an accepted manuscript must register for the workshop at full rate for presenting the work (please see the No Show Policy in Call for Paper). Author registration should be done before the given deadline to avoid automatic withdrawal of manuscript from the workshop program and proceedings.

Manuscript Preparation

  1. Length: Maximum number of pages allowed for a manuscript is 10 (ten) pages which includes text, figures, tables and references. Minimum manuscript length should be 6 (six) pages.

  2. Template: The manuscripts should be submitted as per the format for Springer "CS Proceedings and Other Multiauthor Volumes". Click on the following link to go to the Springer site for downloading "Author guidelines", template file(s) using LaTeX2e , Office 2007 Word or Word 2003:

    Information for Authors of Computer Science Publications

    You can also download these files by clicking the following links.

    Author guidelines: Springer_CS_Proceedings_Author_Guidelines_March14.pdf
    Template files using LaTeX2e: llncs2e.zip
    Sample file using LaTeX2e: typeinst.zip
    Template files using Office 2007 Word: splnproc1110.zip
    Template files Word 2003: CSProceedings_AuthorTools_Word_2003.zip

  3. Literature Review: The manuscript should contain a section giving a stock about recent/prior works in the field of the manuscript’s contribution.

  4. References: References should be listed, numbered and referred to as shown in the template.

  5. Page number: Do not put page numbers on the manuscript.

Manuscript Submission

  1. The manuscript has to submitted online by the given deadline date.

  2. Manuscript length should be between 6 (six) to 10 (ten) pages (including text, figures and references) as per the given template above.

  3. Manuscripts should be submitted in Adobe’s pdf format only.

  4. The size of a manuscript pdf file is restricted to 10 megabytes.

  5. As the review process in WACC will be double blind, do not not reveal identity directly or indirectly in the manuscript. Also, please do not name the manuscript pdf file in a manner that may reveal the authors' identity.

  6. Submit your manuscript at the Microsoft CMT submission portal ( access from here). You will have to create an account with this submission portal to submit your manuscript(s).

Important Deadlines

Submission of Regular Paper May 31, 2014
June 15, 2014
(final)
Notification of Paper Acceptance August 1, 2014
Submission of Camera-ready Paper August 12, 2014
Registration for Author August 15, 2014
Registration for Participant September 10, 2014