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Instructions to Authors

Contributions are invited to be considered for the conference on topics lying within its scope

Publication and Presentation

The conference proceedings papers will be published as open-access web publications in Advances in Smart Systems Research in the KES Open Access Library (KOALA).

Submission of Papers

A description of the paper format is available as a PDF file .. here ..

A template can be downloaded as a Microsoft Word .dot file .. here ..

A template can be downloaded as a Microsoft word .doc file .. here ..

The guide length for late papers is 10 pages.

There is no requirement to complete a copyright form, as papers are published under the KOALA copyright agreement, with authors keeping the rights to their papers.

Papers should be submitted as PDF documents through the PROSE online submission and review system available here.


Authors may choose to submit just an abstract of 1-2 pages and make a presentation of their work, but without providing a full or short paper.

Abstracts may be more superficial descriptions than would be expected of a full paper, but should still be complete and self-contained and must have a conventional structure including summary, conclusions and references.

Abstracts will be subjected to a less rigorous review than full papers.

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