1). Format and Template: All submissions (abstract/full paper) must be minimum 2 pages, and maximum 7 pages in length.
2). Policy: The submitted abstracts/papers must not be previously published anywhere, and must not be submitted to any other conferences before and during the ISCC2018 review process. Submitting a abstract/paper to the conference means that if the articles were accepted, at least one author will register and attend the conference to present the abstract/paper.
3). During the peer-review process, if the submissions are considered significant, authors of which are encouraged to give presentations. Only selected abstracts/full papers will be asked to be extended for post-conference publication.
Note: For any difficulties and other issues regarding submission, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Format and Template All submissions must be in well written English, language proof-reading is encouraged. Authors can refer to the following guidelines to prepare their papers. The ISCC2018 templateWrite your manuscript using the PoStemplate.odt skeleton file (the free software can be downloaded from the internet, for instance, OpenOffice).Please keep the overall repetition rate at 25% and (not or) the single repetition rate of your paper in 10%. Please note No.3 in the review policy.
3. Peer-Review On submission, all papers undergo initial screening for suitability for the ISCC2018 by the Chairs. Suitable papers will be sent to independent referees chosen by the Chairs, and the reports from the referees are then considered by the Chairs, who will make the final decision. During this procedure, if the submission is considered to have value to be presented, notification will be sent to the authors. Further notice will be given regarding the acceptance for post-conference publication.
The papers which the authors submit should be original and unpublished. All submissions must be in English and be checked for correct grammar and spelling. The standard paper format and paper page limits which are listed in the giving “Template” should be strictly abided by in the submitted papers.
All manuscripts submitted for consideration of acceptance are required to go through a thorough peer-review procedure. The final decision is made by committee Chairs (decisions made by Guest Chair for the special session will be double checked and approved by the committee Chairs).
Minimum of one independent expert will be required to complete peer-review. A single-blind review is applied, where the identities of authors are acknowledged by reviewers. Peer review comments are confidential and will only be disclosed with the express agreement of the reviewer.
4. Review Policy The submission format is the same as the camera-ready format. Please check and carefully follow the instructions and templates provided. Each paper should clearly indicate its technical or scientific contributions and the theme which it belongs to. All submitted papers will be subject to the single-blind peer-review process. Papers that are out of the conference theme or contain plagiarism in anyway from any source will be rejected without consideration. Considering that there is a rather motley group of unqualified international academic conferences held in China and some conferences met difficulties in publication and retrieval because of the poor quality of the articles and the problems in procedural norms, the organizing committee of this conference commits itself to ensuring the quality and norms of the conference and articles involved and to protecting the interests of participants and contributors. Thus, the organizing committee makes a special statement concerning contributions. The statement is as follows:
1). All articles contributed to ISCC2018 must be new articles which have not been published in any journals or publications, and the copyrights of the articles should not have been demised to any institution, organization or individual.
2). Several kinds of articles are to be declined by ISCC2018: 1) Pseudo-articles which are incompetent in reasoning and devoid of any statistics, experiments or designs; 2) Plagiarized articles; 3) Articles translated by translation software; 4) Articles irrelevant to the theme and scope of this conference.
3). ISCC2018 takes a tough position to plagiarism. All articles registered will be tested for plagiarism. Any article that fails to pass the plagiarism detection will be sent back to its writer and the writer will be charged for an inspection fee of RMB 500 yuan.
4). ISCC2018 earnestly requests article-contributors to scrupulously abide by academic ethics. ISCC2018 also objects to repeated submission of one article and withdrawal of articles without reason. Any academic misbehavior concerning articles contributed will be reported to the workplaces of the contributors.
5). In order to strengthen the supervision and examination of articles and to ensure the quality of articles, the administration team of ISCC2018 will examine each article for five to ten work-days. Please be patient.
5. Post Conference Refereed Publication The authors of selected papers who expressed their intention to publish their papers through ISCC will receive notification of the review result of their full papers submitted to ISCC2018. The Chairs will select papers to be ready for the Post-conference Publication. Selected papers for Post-conference Publication should be in a finalized form (extended form if necessary) and must not have been previously published elsewhere.