RWS 2006 Proceedings Author’s Guide Final Manuscript Preparation Instructions

elcome to the IEEE 2006 Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS 2006) and thank you for choosing this venue to publish your work.

Each paper in the Proceedings of RWS 2006 will be published from a file uploaded by the author using the link to the RWS submission site. All manuscripts have to be received electronically in .pdf format and must be compatible with IEEE Xplore , as certified by IEEE PDFeXpress (for detailed instructions see: PDF Instructions ).

The hard deadline for Final Manuscript submission is: 1 November 2005 .

The total length of your final manuscript must not exceed four pages; longer papers will be truncated or excluded from the Proceedings. The maximum final file size is 1.0 Mb; larger files will be arbitrarily reduced.

Please note that IEEE certification of Xplore compatibility by PDFeXpress is required: to either convert your existing file to .pdf format or check your existing .pdf file, log on with conference ID: ” rws06 ” and incorporate all requested corrections before uploading your .pdf file to the RWS manuscript submission site. Please begin a “New Submission”; the original registration key issued during your summary submission is no longer valid. In addition, your Symposium Registration number will be required and a separate IEEE Copyright Form has to be submitted for each final manuscript.

Manuscript Preparation

Submitted files will be printed in black-and-white (b&w); the CD and electronic uploading to IEEE Xplore can be in color. Therefore, please check your final manuscript for legibility in both b&w and color representations.
Do not include page numbers; these (as well as the IEEE footers) will be inserted by the editors.
Please note that no additional content editing will be performed by the RWS editors.
Manuscript Format (see Sample Manuscript Word Doc or PDF):

Use U.S. Letter (8.5″x11″) format and please stay within the following margins:

top: 0.75″, bottom: 1.125″, sides: 0.75″ (note: available space slightly increased from IEEE template).

Use two columns per page for your text (with 0.25″ gutter between columns).
Place Paper ID in boldface type, >12 point font (e.g. TU1A-1 ) in the upper right hand corner of the first page.
Capitalize only initial letters in title and author information.
Center title across the page in boldface type; skip one line between title and authors.
Center all author name(s) below title; if required, reference affiliations with superscripts 1,2, ..
Center all affiliation name(s) below all author name(s).
Include phone, fax, and email for the corresponding author.
Skip one line before Abstract and start your Abstract in the first column, use boldface type.
Index terms should be listed next; keywords can be found at the IEEE keyword list .
Use single space for the body text with standard fonts (e.g. Times New Roman) and font size of at least 10 point.
Manuscript File Preparation:

Prepare your manuscript in any file format acceptable to PDFeXpress.
Embed all figures and captions within the text.
Ensure legibility; simplify all figures and tables and maintain uniformity of style throughout.
Use PDFeXpress with conference ID: ” rws06 ” to create your final .pdf file and check both color and black & white representations.
Maximum final manuscript length is 4 pages with .pdf file size less than 1.0 Megabytes.
Publication Release

Receipt of your manuscript by this Conference, together with the completed IEEE Copyright Form , constitutes irrevocable release for open publication. Make sure you fill in title and authors and sign the copyright form. Do not send your manuscript if it is not fully cleared (see and check release statement on the Submission Site).

Registration and Attendance

Submission of your manuscript includes a commitment by the corresponding author to ensure that at least one author registers for the conference and presents the paper (registration number required by the submission site).

By the submission deadline of 1 November 2005 (please do not ask for an extension!):