Final Paper Preparation and Submission Instructions

Note: If after reading all instructions, you still have questions, please contact Kathy Preas at NOCS11 should be included on all email subject lines.

1: Important Deadline

The final paper is due by March 20, 2011.

2: Formatting Instructions

Please format your final paper as a PDF file following the ACM proceedings 8.5”x11” double-column format. Papers can be up to 8 pages long. Paper template formats are available at the following ACM web site:

Please use the “Tighter Alternate style” which produces articles WITH the permission block, conference location, copyright line, etc.

Please apply the ACM Computing Classification categories and terms. The templates provide space for this indexing and point authors to the Computing Classification Scheme at:

3: Copyright Notice

You must edit the copyright notice from the ACM template in the format below:

NOCS'11, May 1-4, 2011 Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Copyright 2011 ACM 978-1-4503-0720-8… $10.00

4: PDF Submission

Please submit your paper as a PDF file to the following web site:

Please notice that your PDF file should have all fonts embedded and subset.

Please make sure that the name of the submitted PDF file follows this name convention:


where <leadauthor_lasstname> is the last name of the lead author of the paper and <paper#> is a number corresponding to the ordinal of the paper according to the order of accepted papers posted here.

For example, the PDF file for the 2nd article with lead author Smith would be “a2_smith.pdf”.

5: Submitting a Copyright Release Form

ACM has an automated copyright form collection system for ACM published proceedings. Accepted authors will be sent the ACM form and complete instructions. Completion and submission of the copyright form is necessary for the paper publication.

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