Camera-Ready Instructions for Accepted Papers

Formatting Instructions for Papers

Authors should prepare a PDF file following the IEEE single-space, two-column format using at least 10 point size type. The paper must be correctly formatted to fit on U.S. "letter" size page (8.5" by 11") with at least 1" margins on all 4 sides.

Length limit

Conference regular papers    10 pages.

All workshop papers                6 pages.

Demo abstracts                        3 pages.

A paper can have up to 2 extra pages beyond the given length limit, with a $150 charge for each additional page.

The PDF file should be prepared according to the IEEE PDF specification. The page numbers will be inserted by the conference CD-ROM producer. So please make sure Not to Number your pages. Do not insert any footers or headers. Do not use any PDF security features in submitted PDF files, i.e., they must be fully accessible and editable by the CD-ROM producer for numbering and other production purposes.

The IEEE LaTeX and Microsoft Word templates, as well as related information, can be found Here.

Copyright Code

The Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) code on papers will be produced by the conference CD producer. Authors just produce all pages without any footnotes and page-numbering. 

Submission of Conference Papers: August 20, 2010

Authors of all papers, except workshop papers, must submit the camera-ready manuscript through EDAS. The deadline for submission is August 20, 2010.

Submission of Workshop Papers: September 3, 2010

Authors of all workshop papers must submit the camera-ready manuscript to their corresponding workshop chairs either via email or via EDAS, as instructed by chairs. The deadline for submission is September 3, 2010. The paper must be formatted and submitted according to the instructions on the workshop's web site, with 6-page limit. Please make sure your PDF file complies with the IEEE PDF specification. When submitting via email, mention the workshop abbreviation in the subject line.

IEEE Copyright Form

An IEEE Copyright Form must be submitted for every paper (regular, workshop, demo). Starting from this year, MASS Copyright Forms are submitted online directly to IEEE. Click here to submit your Copyright Form. After the submission, keep a copy for your own record.

IEEE PDF eXpress

IEEE PDF eXpress is a web site that can help you either generate an IEEE Xplore compatible PDF file, or check the compatibility of PDF file generated by yourself. Authors should log in at IEEE PDF eXpress, and create or check PDF compatibility. Authors need create an account with the Conference ID: mass10x. PDF files created with IEEE PDF eXpress are guaranteed to be accepted in the IEEE MASS'10 proceedings and the Xplore library.

Author Participation of MASS 2010

For a paper to be included in the conference proceedings, it is mandatory that at least one of the authors must be registered to MASS 2010 with a FULL REGISTRATION (i.e., non-student) status by September 3, 2010. A paper without registered authors past September 3, 2010 will be withdrawn.