FINAL PAPER SUBMISSION
Deadline: May 6th, 2007

Below is the information for you to prepare your final camera-ready manuscript and submit it. All of the following four steps should be successfully completed by May 6th for inclusion of your manuscript in the proceedings.


1. Verify your PDF file by using IEEE PDF eXpress
2. Submit your verified Paper to NAFIPS'07
3. Submit the IEEE Copyright Form to NAFIPS'07
4. Register for the conference


1. Verify your PDF file by using IEEE PDF eXpress

IEEE has imposed strict formatting standards for all conference proceedings, which must be adhered to in your final manuscript. Please carefully prepare your final camera-ready manuscript for the submission following the IEEE format guidelines:

- Word doc template
- PDF template
- PDF specification for IEEE Xplore

Note: Each paper is limited to six (6) pages, including figures. A maximum of two (2) extra pages per paper is permitted for an extra charge of US $100.00 per page.)

IEEE PDF eXpress 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).
All authors must go to this site to check that their papers are IEEE Xplore-compatible PDFs before submitting them.
Non-conforming papers will be returned for correction. Please visit our PDF eXpress page for more details.

IMPORTANT: IEEE PDF eXpress is not a conference submission system. Please proceed to Step 2 below to submit your paper to NAFIPS '07.


2. Submit your verified Paper to NAFIPS'07

After you have verified the format of your paper, please click SUBMIT to email your Final Paper as a PDF file.

If you are having difficulty submitting your paper, please email it as an attachment to Marek.Reformat@ualberta.ca. Please also include the following information in the body of your message:

PAPER ID: (paper ID numbers were assigned at the time of acceptance; see the notification email for your paper ID)
TITLE:
AUTHOR(S):
Corresponding author's name:

The PDF file must be named using the following format: paperIDnumber.pdf where paperIDnumber is the paper ID number that was assigned to your paper. If you have more than one paper, please note that each paper will have a different ID number.

Final papers must be submitted by May 6th, 2007. Any papers submitted after this date run the risk of not being included in the proceedings.


3. Submit the IEEE Copyright Form to NAFIPS'07

To be published in the conference proceedings all accepted papers must be accompanied by a signed IEEE Copyright Form. You can download a blank form from IEEE Intellectual Property Rights web page .

Please print it out, complete it, and sign it. Then mail or fax the completed form to Dr. Olfa Nasraoui as soon as possible (emailing of a scanned form is not acceptable):

Dr. Olfa Nasraoui
Department of Computer Engineering & Computer Science
Speed School of Engineering, University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292, USA
email: olfa.nasraoui@gmail.com
phone: +1.502.852.0191, fax: +1.502.852.4713

IMPORTANT: No paper can be published in the proceedings without being accompanied by a completed IEEE Copyright Form.


4. Register for the conference

Register for the conference on the Conference Registration page (link also available on the left-hand side of the main page).

Each paper must have a registered author in order for it to be included in the proceedings. One registration fee at the regular rate will cover publishing of up to two papers. The student rates cover only one paper. Papers that do not have an associated registered author will not be included in the proceedings.

At least one of the authors MUST physically attend the conference and present the paper. The deadline for author registration is May 6th, 2007. Registering late may mean that your paper may not appear in the proceedings.

Please, visit the Hotel Reservation page for hotel reservation as soon as possible (link also available on the left-hand side of the main page).