Author Guidelines Springer

  • Manuscript Preparation

  • a)The manuscript should be prepared in Springer LNNS format using MS WORD and/or LaTeX template available respectively in MS word (.doc) , MS word (.dotm) , and LaTeX. Preferable format of manuscript is throgh LaTeX. You are advised to go through Manuscript Guidelines and Key Style Points provided by Springer for a flawless representation of your work in the article. These templates and guidelines can also be found in publisher's homepage (link here) by clicking on 'Instructions for Authors' section.

  • b)The figures / graphs / plots in the manuscript MUST be of good resolution (600 dpi or more), tables MUST NOT be in pictorial format. Text in figures should not be too small, and preferably be seen as equal sized as text of the article.

  • c)Figures, text, or the tables MUST be visible within boundary of the text area of the page and MUST NOT go beyond it.

  • d)Do NOT use any Social / Academic titles (e.g. Mr.,Ms.,Dr.,Prof. etc) preceding the author names. Do NOT mention the position of a person (e.g., research scholar, student, assistant professor, professor, IEEE member, IEEE student member etc.) in the affiliation.

  • e)Mention full address, affiliation, and email of ALL authors, specify a corresponding author with the corresponding e-mail ID. [Once an article is accepted, the publisher will send the proofreading of article to this e-mail]

  • f)Do not make any page numbering and do not give any running head title.

  • g)Every article must bear a self-composed independent single paragraph as Abstract, which MUST NOT bear any citation or reference. Abstract MUST not have a section number. Similarly, conclusion section must not contain any citation.

  • h)Articles must be written in spell checked and grammatically correct English.

  • i)All references, figures, equations, and tables should be numbered in sequence starting from 1 and MUST be duly cited / referred within the text.

  • j)Adhere to page size (A4 : 8.27"X11.69"), page margin size (top:2.05", bottom:2.05", left/inside: 1.73", right/outside: 1.73"), line spacing ( 'single' ), and font style ( 'Times' ), font sizes (Title: 14pt - bold, Abstract: 9 pt, Keywords: 9 pt, Section header : 12 pt - bold, Subsection header: 10 pt - bold, Table and figure caption: 10 pt - bold, Text body: 10 pt) as prescribed in Springer LNNS template, do not manually alter ANY of these parameters.

  • k)Deeply verify the referencing style of LNNS, which will help to produce correct reference format. A reference should bear following parameters in proper format: author name(s), title of article/book, conference/journal name, volume, issue, page numbers, publication year.

  • l)Any article, not in format, will be subjected to rejection without any judgment on its quality.

  • m)The articles should be own work of the authors. If any work is referred from others (or some other work by the author), proper acknowledgement should be given. Plagiarism of any type, if detected will lead to rejection of the articles anytime.

  • n)The manuscript must have the following parameters within it. Please use the following as checklist:
    Title
    Author(s) names
    Clearly specified corresponding author (indicated with *)
    Author details (affiliation, email ID & Phone number)
    Abstract
    Keywords (Min 4, Max 7)

  • Submitting For Review

  • a)Follow the link [here] and submit your article with properly mentioning article title, authors names and other details that will be asked. Offline submission (through e-mail / through submitting postal hard copy of article) will be subjected to outright rejection without any consideration.

  • b)Create / sign up for an Easychair account if you do not have one.

  • c)Fill proper metadata of the article in Easychair as they exist in your article. Title, Abstract, Keywords, list of authors (in order) and their affiliation should be mentioned in Easychair while submitting.

  • d)You will be assigned an unique article ID of your submitted article, which you should remember and use for any correspondence.

  • e)Page size of an article should not exceed 10 in any case. Desired page size is 06 - 08.

  • f)You need not upload editable source files ( .doc or .docx or LaTeX files) for review. Submit single PDF files only. If your article is selected, you will later be asked for the source files.

  • g)Review decision will be e-mailed to authors.

  • h)No offline submission request through e-mail or surface mail will be entertained. Offline submissions will lead to outright rejection without any review or validating the quality of the article.

  • Note: DO NOT submit multiple copies of same article, which will cause rejection. Any revision / uploading a new version / updating author information can be done on a submission through Easychair.

  • After Acceptance

  • a) Preparing and uploading of the Camera Ready Article: The final camera-ready copy of the papers must be in Springer LNNS format with a length of maximum 8 pages. Over-length charges will apply for each extra page beyond 6 pages.
    However, it is desired that maximum number of pages in an article should not exceed 8 pages in any circumstance. Check Author Guidelines for formatting the camera ready article.
    Upload camera-ready PDF on to the Easychair, and submit source file(s) along with items mentioned in section e as .zip or .rar file to icicse2020@gnuindia.org.

  • b) Paying Registration Fee:Calculate the registration fee according to your page length and type of authorship as directed in REGISTRATION page and make payment using Foreign Telegraphic Transfer or Direct Transfer or NEFT Transfer or Wire transfer (preferable). Do not forget to keep the pay-in-slip or Challan or online payment receipt.

  • c) Filling up of the Registration Form, which can be found in MS WORD format [here ] or in PDF format [here]

  • d) Filling up of the Consent to Publish Form [here]

  • e) Mailing the following items in .zip / .rar format to icicse2020@gnuindia.org :
    1. The Camera ready Article source files (either MS word file, or all LaTeX files)
    2. Scanned copy of filled in Registration Form
    3. Scanned copy of filled in Consent to Publish Forms
    4. Proof of CSI Membership or studentship (valid on date of submission of the manuscript) for availing Student Registration (if applicable) signed by head of the department/institute.
    5. Scan of registration fee pay-in-slip/voucher of online transfer(whichever applicable).
    The mail must bear the subject line as : "Registration of article ICICSE2020-XXX".
    (A SINGLE MAIL must bear all items below. Multiple mails for the same paper will not be considered.)

  • Presentation Preparation

  • Electronic presentation facility will be available and presentation time is limited to 10 minutes including the question and answer session. The presentation should be crisp to clearly bring out the objective of the research and its outcomes along with its importance and applications, if any. The PPT must adhere to the template given [here] .

    Number of slides should be 10 (must not be beyond 17).

    Presentation slides must be mailed to icicse2020@gnuindia.org on or before 01-July-2020. The mail MUST bear a subject line "Presentation slide of article ICICSE2020-XXX".

Location