Types of Submissions and Instructions
There are three categories of submissions:
- regular papers describing fully developed work and complete results (15 pages / 30 minute talks);
- short papers reporting on interesting work in progress and/or preliminary results (7 pages / 15 minute talks);
- system and experimental papers describing implementation or evaluation of experimental systems and containing a link to a working system (4 pages / 10 minute presentation).
- contain original contributions that have not been published or submitted to other conferences/journals in parallel with this conference;
- clearly state the problem being addressed, the goal of the work, the results achieved, and the relation to other works;
- be in PS or PDF and formatted according to Springer LNCS Instructions for Authors: http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-2-793341-0;
- be in English and in a form that can be immediately included in the proceedings without major revision;
- be attached (if necessary) by an appendix that contains proofs etc. However, the paper must be self-contained without the appendix in that reviewers may not read the appendix;
- be sent electronically (as a PostScript or PDF file) through the submissions link to the conference website: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=psi11 not later than February 28, 2011.
Submitted regular papers that are judged to have limited merit may be accepted as short papers, with up to seven pages in the proceedings. When submitting authors should indicate if they wish to have their submission considered as a short paper in the case it is not accepted as a regular one.
At least one author of each accepted paper must register, attend the conference and present the paper.