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Final Paper Submission

Instructions for Authors

Papers should be prepared in the following order:

  1. Correct your paper according to the referees comments.
  2. Please choose one of the copyright notices below and add it to your paper to the first page of your paper (at the bottom):
    • 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: 978-1-7281-8738-9/21/$31.00 ©2021 Crown
    • For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is:
      978-1-7281-8738-9/21/$31.00 ©2021 European Union
    • For all other papers the copyright notice is:
      978-1-7281-8738-9/21/$31.00 ©2021 IEEE
    • NOTE to LaTeX users: In order to insert the copyright notice in an appropriate place, please use the following script (an example with a general notice valid for most papers):
    • \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts\IEEEpubid{\makebox[\columnwidth]{978-1-7281-8738-9/21/\$31.00~\copyright 2021 IEEE \hfill} \hspace{\columnsep}\makebox[\columnwidth]{ }}
  3. Please verify your paper using PDF eXpress https://ieee-pdf-express.org/ 
    • Create your account (you will receive an email from IEEE PDF eXpress™ confirming your new account and access information)
    • Use the Conference ID: 49699X
    • NOTE: Previous users of PDF eXpress need to follow the above steps, but should enter the same password that was used for previous conferences. Verify that your contact information is valid.
    • Make your paper a PDF file and upload it for verification. Alternatively, you may upload your source file (e.g. .doc) for conversion to PDF by PDF eXpress.If there is a technical problem with your paper, you will receive information on what to correct. Please correct all indicated issues and submit revised PDF for verification again.
    • After PDF eXpress successful verification of your paper, you will receive by email 
  4. FINAL VERSION YOUR PAPER (successfully verified by PDF eXpress) should be sent as an attachment to submission@isema2021.org by the corresponding author until 14 May 2021.
  5. For publication in IEEE Xplore it is mandatory to transfer the copyright to IEEE. The corresponding link will be in the confirmation e-mail for your final paper submission.