AUTHORS INSTRUCTIONS

If you have received the paper acceptance email from TPC Co-chairs, please use this author instructions to prepare your final camera ready paper.

To present your paper and for consideration of its inclusion in the Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2012, you are required to

 Paper Category Maximum Page length Deadline to upload camera-ready paper & to complete e-copyright form NOMS Main technical papers 8 (excluding references) January 15, 2012 NOMS Mini-Conference 6 (excluding references, max 7 pages) January 15, 2012 NOMS Short (poster) Papers 4 (including references) January 15, 2012 Application Session Papers 15 annotated visuals, including title and excluding references, max 16 pages January 15, 2012 Dissertation Digest 6 (excluding references) January 15, 2012 Workshops 8 pages (full papers) 4 pages (short papers) February 20, 2012

Formatting Instructions

Formatting checks are enforced in the EDAS submission phase for final manuscripts. Please allow extra time to fix any formatting errors and use PDF-eXpress to generate a compliant file.

Due to IEEE technical co-sponsorship of NOMS, your final paper is planned to be included in IEEE eXplore for archival value after the conference. However, IEEE reserves the right that if an acceptance paper is not presented at the conference; then, it may be excluded from inclusion in IEEE Xplore.

• Prepare in the IEEE double-column format using IEEE Conference Proceeding templates (see also General Formatting Instructions at the bottom of this page).
• For IEEEtran class in LaTeX, use the following as the first line in your LaTeX source file:
• \documentclass[10pt, conference]{IEEEtran}
(Note: with IEEE conferences, the author affiliation is listed under the author's name, unlike IEEE transactions)
• Insert an appropriate copyright notice on the first page (bottom left) as follows:
• 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: 978-1-4673-0269-2/12/$31.00 ©2012 Crown • For all other papers the copyright notice is: 978-1-4673-0269-2/12/$31.00 ©2012 IEEE
• Latex users can add following lines just before \begin{document} for the copyright notice to show up (shown below as an example for the third case above):

\IEEEoverridecommandlockouts \IEEEpubid{\makebox[\columnwidth]{978-1-4673-0269-2/12/\\$31.00~\copyright~2012 IEEE \hfill} \hspace{\columnsep}\makebox[\columnwidth]{ }}

• MSWord users can use: ‘Insert’ -> ‘Text box’, insert the appropriate copyright notice in the texbox, and place the box (without border) at the bottom left on the first page.
• Go to IEEE PDF eXpress Plus Website.
• Create an IEEE PDF eXpress account (use conference ID: noms12xp  ; use 'new user' if you haven't used this site before.).
• Use IEEE PDF eXpress Plus to check if your PDF file is Xplore-compliant, OR, else, you can use this site to convert your source files into an IEEE Xplore-compliant PDF file (e.g., for LaTeX users, create a zip file that includes dvi and your eps figure files all together, and then upload the zip file for the system to convert into a compliant PDF file; for MSWord users, upload the Word file and let it convert and return a compliant PDF file).
• Once your PDF file is approved, click on ‘Approve for collection’ [there is NO need to upload your file anywhere else].
• Details instructions on how to use PDF eXpress Plus can be found here.
• At least one author of the paper must register at the full registration rate. A full author registration will allow up to a maximum of three accepted papers, in case you have multiple acceptance. Please go to the registration page to complete this step.
• If you need an invitation letter for applying for a US visa, you must pay your conference registration for us to generate the invitation letter. Thus, we encourage you to complete this as soon as possible.
• US lettersize or A4 size
• Maximum text width, 7.125 inch or 181mm
• Maximum text height, 9.625 inch or 245mm
• Minimum font size 10
• Adapt the capitalization of your paper title to the third rule of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Title_case#Headings_and_publication_title e.g., "The Vitamins Are in My Fresh California Raisins", Capitalization of all words, except for internal articles, prepositions and conjunctions
• Check that all fonts should be embedded in PDF file
• Check that PDF file has no bookmarks
• No page number, header, or footer
• Disallow form fields
• Disallow annotation (notes) in PDF
Due to IEEE technical co-sponsorship of NOMS, your final paper is planned to be included in IEEE eXplore for archival value after the conference. However, IEEE reserves the right that if an acceptance paper is not presented at the conference; then, it may be excluded from inclusion in IEEE Xplore.

To request an invitation letter for a US visa, please complete the online form available at http://www.comsoc.org/node/add/visa-assistance-request.

- AUTHORS INFORMATION