Submissions should describe original work that is not under consideration or published by another conference or journal before the ISICS symposium in March 2018.

Original papers must be high-quality work in the fields of the ISICS 2018 symposium, presenting research results, comprehensive case studies, presentation of project results in their conclusive phase. Each paper should be mainly focused on research, applications or systems.

Posters should report work in progress, preliminary results of ongoing research, or projects in early stages of development. Accepted posters will be exhibited in a poster session during the symposium. Posters will be reviewed on the basis of an extended abstract.

Formatting Guidelines

Original papers must be in English (10 to 15 pages). Submissions exceeding this length will be rejected without review. The file format for submission is Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). Other formats will not be accepted. A complete, anonymized paper should be submitted (do not include author details, university or country information in the manuscript).

Posters must be in English or Spanish (4 to 6 pages): An extended abstract in PDF format up to 6 pages long may be submitted under this format. A complete, anonymized paper should be submitted. Abstracts from accepted posters will be pubished in the adjunct proceedings of ISICS 2018. Best abstracts will be published in a special issue from the journal "Ingeniería Revista Académica de la Facultad de Ingeniería Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán". At least one of the authors must register and attend the conference to present the poster. Poster session guidelines will be announced.

Template Format: All submissions should follow the Springer conference paper templates, which can be found in the author's instruction page here: https://www.springer.com/la/computer-science/lncs/conference-proceedings-guidelines

Review Process

The review process will be double-blind peer review. Please, anonymize your submission. Each paper will be reviewed by at least three members of the Scientific Program Committee, and the acceptance decision will be based on paper originality, novelty, significance of the contribution to the field, practical or theoretical impact, and presentation.

Publications

Accepted original papers will appear in the symposium proceedings published by Springer, in the Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series. Accepted poster papers will be published in the adjunct symposium proceedings. Best poster papers will be published in a special issue from the journal "Ingeniería Revista Académica de la Facultad de Ingeniería Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán" (ISSN: 2448-8364).

    

Authors of selected outstanding papers will be invited to submit extended versions of their papers for consideration of publication in an international journal.

Further details

Contact

ISICS 2018 Scientific Program Co-Chairs: program_chairs[at]isics-symposium.org

  • Carlos Brito-Loeza, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mexico
  • Arturo Espinosa-Romero, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mexico

ISICS 2018 Poster Papers Co-Chairs: poster_chairs[at]isics-symposium.org

  • Bassam Ali, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mexico
  • Ricardo Legarda-Saenz, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mexico

Sponsors

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