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ITiCSE 2006 Format Instructions

Requirements for all Paper, Panel, and Special Session Submissions

The requirements listed in this section apply to all papers, panels, and special sessions:

Title: The title should be centered, Arial or Helvetica, bold, 18 point, and Initial Letters Capitalized Like This.

Author information: The author's name(s) should be centered using Arial or Helvetica 12 point. The affiliation and address should be Arial or Helvetica 10 point, and email should be Arial or Helvetica 12 point. Two or more authors may be listed side by side. If co-authors are at the same institution and share most information, you may use only one address. Please see the templates for examples.

Special Note for Panel Submissions: Indicate which of the panelists is the moderator by placing the word "Moderator" in parentheses after her/his name.

Paper size: You should format your submission for 8.5 x 11-inch paper.

Margins: Top and bottom margins should be 1 inch, left and right margins should be 0.75 inch. This is for every page including the first.

Columns: Text should be presented in two columns each 3.33 inches wide. There should be a 0.33 inch space between the columns

Section heads: Section heads are flush left, Times Roman, bold, 12 point, ALL CAPITALS, and numbered starting at 1. There should be an additional 6 points of white space above the section head.

Subsection heads: If your paper has subsections, they are flush left, Times Roman, bold, 12 point, and subnumbered (for example, 1.1). Initial letters of the subsection heading should be capitalized. There should be an additional 6 points of white space above the subsection head unless it immediately follows a section head. (Please see the templates for examples.)

Subsubsections: If your paper has subsubsection, they are flush left, Times Roman, italics, 11 point, with initial letters capitalized, and subnumbered (for example, 1.1.2 or There should be an additional 6 points of white space above the subsubsection heading, unless it immediately follows a subsection heading.

Text: All text including abstract should be single spaced, full justification, Times Roman, and 9 point.

References: Use the standard Communications of the ACM format for references. That is, references should be a numbered list at the end of the article, ordered alphabetically by first author, and referenced by numbers in square brackets, like this [1]. Use commas for multiple citations like this [3,4]. The reference section has a regular section head (i..e, numbered, ALL CAPITALS, Times Roman, bold, 12 point), and the references are 9 point Times Roman but with ragged right justification.

Copyright Space: 1.5" of blank space at the bottom of the left column of the first page must be left for the copyright notice. (A placeholder copyright notice with the number X-XXXXX-XX-X/XX/X is also acceptable.)

Required Sections: The following unnumbered sections are required at the beginning of document in the following order:

Other: Do NOT use page numbers or headers/footers. Use a blank line between paragraphs.

Page Limits

All submission must adhere to the following page limits:

Categories of submission Page limits
Papers 5
Working groups proposals 2-4
Panels 2
Tips & Techniques 1
Posters 1
Demonstrations 1
Tutorials 2
Student Posters 1
Software/Courseware Announcements 1

Copyright/Permission Forms

All authors of accepted papers, panels, and special sessions will need to submit a signed copyright or permission form with the FINAL document. Information will be sent to authors after notification of acceptance by the program committee.

Templates and Samples

Templates for submissions can be found at the ACM SIG Proceedings website. LaTeX users should use option #2 (tighter alternate style) when formatting your document.


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