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Author Instructions for Camera Ready Paper Submission
In order for your paper to be included in the ISC2 2017 conference proceedings and IEEE Xplore you need to complete the following five steps:

1. Register your paper
2. Complete and submit the IEEE Copyright Form on EDAS system
3. Format the final version of your paper
4. Generate Xplore-compatible PDF Format Paper
5. Submit the Final PDF version on EDAS system

Failure to comply with all the above required elements will lead to the removal of the paper from the technical program and the conference record.

Step 1: Register your paper
Every paper accepted for ISC2 2017 (Full or Short or Abstract paper) must have an associated registration at the IEEE Member or Non Member author rate through EDAS, PAYPAL or BANK TRANSFER. At least one author of each accepted paper must be registered for the conference by the September 5, 2017. Registration link

Step 2: Complete and submit the IEEE Copyright Form on EDAS
To complete the IEEE Copyright Form. You can fill either the MS Word or PDF versions.
1. MS Word version can be downloaded from the following link
2. PDF version can be downloaded from the following link
3. An example of a completed IEEE Copyright Form for an accepted paper in ISC2 2017 can be found here
The completed IEEE Copyright Form should be uploaded on EDAS system. Each paper needs a copyright.

Step 3: Format the final version of paper
Please read the reviews and follow the reviewers’ recommendations for revising your final paper. To guarantee good quality proceedings contents. your paper must comply with the ISC2 2017 paper specifications. In particular. this means:

o Copyright notice must be included on the left-bottom corner of the first page of your paper. Very important!!! Example

 • For papers in which all authors are employed by the US government, the copyright notice is: U.S. Government work not protected by U.S. copyright
 • For papers in which all authors are employed by a Crown government (UK, Canada, and Australia), the copyright notice is: 978-1-5386-2524-8/17/$31.00 ©2017 Crown
 • For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is: 978-1-5386-2524-8/17/$31.00 ©2017 European Union
 • For all other papers the copyright notice is: 978-1-5386-2524-8/17/$31.00 ©2017 IEEE



o Full Papers : Paper length is limited to 6 double column pages in a font no smaller than 10-points. (Up to 8 pages if the per page extra fee has been paid during the paper registration).

o Short Papers: Paper length is limited up to 4 double column pages in a font no smaller than 10-points.

o Two-columns IEEE Transactions style.

o PDF format only is accepted.

o Do NOT page number your manuscript.

o Do NOT apply security settings to your PDF file.

o Do NOT include hyperlinks in the document (e.g., click-able web site addresses in. the references).

Guidelines for preparing proceedings-style manuscripts are available for LaTeX and Microsoft Word users in a IEEE conference proceeding template, at the following link

Print out a hard copy of the paper for final content review. Review very carefully the formatting requirements. In particular, check acknowledgements, equations, and author affiliations.

Step 4: Generate Xplore-compatible PDF Fonnat Paper
IEEE is very strict about the requirements for converting application files or PostScript files to fill-text PDF for inclusion in IEEE Xplore. The new IEEE Xplore Requirements for PDF will be enforced. All conference articles submitted for inclusion in IEEE Xplore must be in Xplore-compatible PDF format. You can find information about the paper verifications in the following:

 pdfexpress

Introduction to IEEE PDF eXpress
ISC2 2017 has registered for use of the IEEE tool: IEEE PDF eXpress.
According to the new IEEE Xplore Requirements for PDF, all conference articles submitted for inclusion in IEEE Xplore must adhere to the IEEE Xplore PDF specification for compatibility.
IEEE PDF eXpress is a free service to IEEE conferences, allowing their authors to make IEEE Xplore-compatible PDFs (Conversion function) or to check PDFs that authors have made themselves for IEEE Xplore compatibility (PDF Check function).
It is important to note that submitting a file to IEEE PDF eXpress is only for creation of a compliant PDF file, you must still submit your final paper through EasyChair system.
Instructions for IEEE PDF eXpress
1. Access the IEEE PDF eXpress site

First-time users: Previous users, but using it the first time for a new conference: Returning users:
a. Click “New Users – Click Here”. a. Enter 42048X for the Conference ID, your email address, and enter the password you used for your old account. a. Enter 42048X for the Conference ID, email address and password.
b. Enter 42048X for the Conference ID, your email address, and choose a new password. Continue to enter information as prompted. b. When you click “Login”, you’ll receive an error saying you need to set up an account.
Simply click “Continue”. By entering your previously used email address and password combination, you will enable your old account
for access to this new conference.
c. Check that the contact information is still valid, and click “Submit”. c. You will receive online and email confirmation of successful account setup.
d. You will receive online and email confirmation
of successful account setup.
2. For each conference paper, click “Create New Title”.
3. Enter identifying text for the paper (title is recommended but not required)
4. Click “Submit PDF for Checking” or “Submit Source Files for Conversion”
5. Indicate platform, source file type (if applicable), click Browse and navigate to file,
and click “Upload File”. You will receive online and email confirmation of successful upload.
6. You will receive an email with your Checked PDF or IEEE PDF eXpress-converted PDF attached.
If you submitted a PDF for Checking, the email will show if your file passed or failed.

Options(choose one) If the PDF submitted fails the PDF check: If you are not satisfied with the IEEE PDF eXpress-converted PDF: If the PDF submitted passed the PDF Check, or you are satisfied with your
IEEE PDF eXpress-converted PDF:
Option 1 Submit your source file for conversion PDF Check, or by clicking Try again, then
Submit Source Files for Conversion.
Resubmit your source file with corrections (Try again, then Submit Source Files for Conversion)
Option 2 Read the PDF Check report, then click “The PDF Check Report” in the
sidebar to get information on possible solutions.
Submit a PDF by clicking Try again,then Submit PDF for Checking Submit your IEEE Xplore compatible PDF [through PaperPlaza].
Option 3 “Request Technical Help” through your account. “Request a Manual Conversion”through your account.
IEEE PDF eXpress converts the following file types to PDF:

Rich Text Format
Freelance
(La)TeX (DVI and all support files required)*
PageMaker
FrameMaker
QuarkXpress*
Word Pro
Microsoft Word
WordPerfect

* For documents created in formats that do not embed source files, include all support files with the final manuscript in a folder. Put this folder in a compressed archive for submission. If it is possible to embed images in the source document, you should do so to avoid potential issues, such as missing graphics.

IMPORTANT: A DVI (DeVice Independent file) is required for LaTeX conversions, in addition to all associated image files. Make sure that your LaTeX system can output a DVI, otherwise it cannot be converted. Be sure also to check that your images are properly referenced, and that DVI can handle the image file types used (DVI does not handle some newer image types, such as *.png).

Step 5: Submit the PDF Paper File on the EDAS system
To appear in the proceedings of the conference we must have the final version of your full camera-ready paper by September 5, 2017. Your camera-ready paper(s) should be uploaded electronically through the EDAS system. Please update the author names, the title, and the abstract of your paper on EDAS as well.