Page, Format and Font Settings

Initial and final versions of full papers must be typeset in the IEEE Xplore-compliant US letter-size, 2-column format. Prospective authors are strongly advised to download these LaTeX style files and MS Word templates which ensure that the page-size, margin and font-size requirements are satisfied. If you choose to typeset your manuscript without using the provided style files and templates, then please strictly observe the settings below:

Page Settings
  Letter Paper
Paper size (8.5x11.0)in (21.59x27.94)cm
Top margin (1st page) 1.0in 2.54cm
Top margin (rest) 0.75in 1.9cm
Left margin 0.75in 1.9cm
Right margin 0.75in 1.9cm
Bottom margin 1.0in 2.54cm
Text width 7.0in 17.78cm
Text height 9.5in 24.13cm
Column width 3.4in 8.63cm
Column separation 0.2in 0.5cm
Font Settings
Title 16pt
Author list 11pt
Section titles 10pt
Normal text 10pt
Table/Figure captions 10pt
Sub-scripts 8pt
Sub-sub-scripts 7pt
Footnotes 8pt

MS Word Support

  1. Authors who intend to typeset their manuscripts using Microsoft Word should download the following template:
  2. Microsoft Word 2010 or later is strongly recommended for typesetting in IEEE Xplore-compliant format.
  3. To produce compliant PDFs, use the "Save as PDF" feature which is built into MS Office 2010. Make sure that the following options are selected:
    • Optimize for: Standard (publishing online and printing)
    • Options > PDF options > Bitmap text when fonts may not be embedded
  4. Do not encrypt nor password-protect your PDF.

LaTeX Support

  1. Authors who intend to typeset their manuscripts using LaTeX should download the following style and instruction files:
    • The zipped file ieeeconf.zip which contains the LaTeX class file ieeeconf.cls, a sample LaTeX source file root.tex and its compiled document root.pdf.
    • The zipped file IEEEtranBST.zip which contains BiBTeX styles and examples.
    • A guide to using ieeeconf.cls IEEEtran_HOWTO.pdf.
  2. The latest versions of MikTeX (2.9 for Windows) or TeX Live (2015 for Windows, Linux, Cygwin) are strongly recommended tools for typesetting using the supplied styles.
  3. To produce compliant PDFs, Ghostscript 9.15 or higher is recommended. Linux or Cygwin users may also use this shell script to produce compliant PDFs.
  4. Do not encrypt nor password-protect your PDF.


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  • March 01, 2018
    March 21, 2018

    Special Session Proposal Deadline
  • March 15, 2018
    April 19, 2018

    Position (short) {2 Page} and Full Paper {6 Pages} Submission Deadline
  • May 01, 2018

    Notification of Full paper Acceptance/ Invitation Letter
  • May 29, 2018
    June 01, 2018

    Final Paper Submission Deadline