Accepted authors must submit their final version
by July 7, 2008
(this is a firm deadline, after this date we will not accept
anymore final versions, even those for which a reupload has been
required) according to the
submit the PDF file through
You may also submit your list of changes and answers to the reviewers by
sending an email to the Conference Secretariat with as subject:
Comments on submission xx where xx is the paper ID
register at the registration site.
provide the signed copyright form (this form is obtained when
submitting the final version through PaperPlaza)
your submission will be considered for inclusion in the program
only if all 3 steps have been completed.
there will be
a check of the final version: if the eventual comments of the reviewers
have not been taken into account, then your paper may still be rejected.
As soon as your paper is uploaded it is checked and if the paper pass this
check you will receive a first acceptance email. Note however that the paper
will be included in the Proceedings only if one author has registered.
As soon as the paper has been checked and one author has registered
you will receive the second and final acceptance email
(note that receiving the second acceptance email implies that your
paper has been checked and that your payment has been confirmed).
Note that there is 2 to 4 days delay before we can confirm a
payment. Hence authors of checked papers may receive the first acceptance
email (acceptance provided registration) although they have registered
but they will receive the second and final acceptance within a few days.
We strongly advise
you to submit your final version as soon as possible: if you submit at the
last moment and your paper still needs to be revised, then the paper will
be rejected (currently we have requested that about 10% of the
final version papers be re-uploaded). PaperPlaza will
acknowledge the deposit of the final version but if you have not received
a confirmation email within 7 days after the submission date please
contact the Conference Secretariat.
Six pages in the standard IEEE format (see the templates below)
for each paper, including figures. A maximum of two additional pages are
permitted at an extra charge of 150 € per page.
This amount will be payable when registering (see the
Importante note: the uploaded pdf file must have only
embedded and embedded subset fonts (see the IEEE PDF
Documents that does not comply with these requirements will not be included in the proceedings.
You may check if this the case:
- by using the pdf test of PaperPlaza
- by using IEEE PDF eXpress (which may also
help you to produce a correct pdf file). Go to
eXpress web site),
click on the link "New Users - Click Here" and fill in your information.
You will need the Conference ID which is: iros08x
- for Unix users by using the pdffonts command
You may produce a compliant pdf file in the following ways:
- for LaTeX users compile your document using the instructions given below
- for Word users: consult the IEEE RAS
The following templates must be used (see here
for the layout of the document and useful tips):
- for LaTeX: LaTeX style file:
LaTeX sample document:
The best way to produce a conformant pdf file is to use these command lines:
- latex sample
- dvips -Ppdf -R0 -tletter sample
- ps2pdf -dCompatibilityLevel=1.4 -dMAxSubsetPct=100 -dSubsetFonts=true
-dEmbedAllFonts=true -sPAPERSIZE=letter sample.ps
- for Words: MS Word template
Sample Documents: sample_letter.doc (download)
- Digest: it's a single Powerpoint slide that will
printed in a booklet
which will be distributed to all conference attendees.
The attendees use often this
booklet to determine which session they will attend.
Hence it's important that you
provide a clear information on your paper in the digest file.
It is compulsory to use the digest template
(download) for designing your digest. Submissions
failing to respect the
digest instructions will be rejected.
Reminders: The author which submit a paper
is responsible for getting the agreement of his/her co-authors. The Conference
Organization will assume that such an agreement has been obtained.
Authors are also responsible
to submit papers in the required format.
All papers that are accepted will be published as submitted by the Author.
The Conference is NOT responsible for editing or correcting errors
in the paper or digest.
Note: If your paper is accepted, at least one of the authors
listed on the paper must register for IROS 2008 when the
final manuscript is uploaded to
At the time time of uploading the final manuscript, a single regular
registration can be used to upload at most 2 papers while a single student
registration can be used to upload only 1 paper.
For any question about the submission process, please contact the secretariat of the program committee.
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