Final Paper Preparation and Submission Instructions

Important: Register for the Conference

To be published in the IWQoS 2016 Conference Proceedings (as well as the ACM Portal and IEEE Xplore), an author of an accepted full or short paper is required to register for IWQoS at the full (member or non-member) rate and must present the paper at the conference. Registrations that accompany papers to appear in the Proceedings of IWQoS 2016 must be submitted online on or before Feb 20, 2016. Papers without full (non-student) registrations after Feb 20, 2016 may be withdrawn from the conference Proceedings. Each full registration may only cover two research (full or short) papers.

1: Formatting Instructions
Please format your final paper as a PDF file in the IEEE conference proceedings 8.5"x11" two-column format (same as the submission format). Full papers can be up to 10 pages in 10pt fonts, short papers can be up to 6 pages in 10pt fonts, and poster papers can be up to 2 pages in 10pt fonts. Please follow the formatting instructions and templates from IEEE. Be sure to use the template's conference mode.

2: Important Deadlines
PAPER DEADLINE: Final paper is due by May 13, 2016. Detailed guidelines for uploading will be available shortly. COPYRIGHT DEADLINE: A signed copyright release form is also due by May 13, 2016.

3: PDF eXpress Plus Online File Conversion/PDF Validation Tool
Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases. For IEEE, all papers submitted for publication must meet the IEEE standards. Access to PDF eXpress Plus, the IEEE's online file conversion/PDF validation tool, will assist authors in preparing suitable electronic files of their final papers. PDF eXpress Plus helps authors convert their papers into IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF files (conversion function) or to check their own PDF files for IEEE Xplore compatibility (PDF validation function).

a) PDF eXpress Plus is available for format checking. Go to and follow the instructions.

Conference ID: 37680X

Authors Instructions for PDF eXpress

b) The checked PDF file could be uploaded to EDAS.

4. Submitting a Copyright Release Form
The standard IEEE copyright transfer form must be completed and uploaded prior to uploading the final IEEE formatted, publication-ready version of the paper.

You have two methods to generate a Copyright Form.

1st Method: Download the CopyrightForm.
Attention: The correct conference name you should fill in the Copyright Form is 2016 IEEE 24th International Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS).
All authors have to submit the copyright of their papers to IEEE in order to have their papers included in the IWQoS program and conference proceedings. The authors must obtain all clearances related to the publication. You can download the copyright form from the IEEE Copyright Form web page. This copyright release form MUST be COMPLETED when you are submitting your paper. Please note that you are stating that the material in your paper is original and you have not previously released copyright for this paper to another party. We cannot publish your paper without this properly completed form.IEEE copyright form could be uploaded through EDAS.

2nd Method:Generate a Copyright Form using the WIZARD IN EDAS system(Recommended).
Go to paper page in EDAS,click on "+ sign" next to the copyright field and follow the instructions thereafter to register the copyright using the wizard setup.

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