Instructions for Authors
Papers and abstracts submitted to MEMICS 2008 must be typeset in LaTeX
in the LNCS Springer style. Papers in other formats and/or exceeding
the maximum length will not be accepted for publication. The maximum
paper length is 8 pages, a recommended paper length is 6 pages.
Abstracts of presentations obey the same rules as regular papers, only
their length is limited to 1 page. By submitting a paper, the authors
implicitly agree with a publication of the paper/abstract in the MEMICS
In order to typeset your manuscript, download the
archive which contains the LNCS style class. A detailed description of the style
is available in
The source of this file is available in
We strongly recommend using it as a template. To create a PDF file from the LaTeX source form of the paper, use either
- pdflatex or
- latex, dvips and ps2pdf or
- latex and dvipdfm.
In the final camera ready version, turn page numbering and page headers
off; they will be added by the editors.
We strongly recommend restricting to "line art" figures, e.g., graphs and
schemes. Because of the printing technique, complex bitmaps like photos may
lead to unpredictable results. Avoid colours, use at most several grades of
For both initial and camera ready submissions, authors are required to
- A PDF file of the paper (with page numbering and headers switched off for
camera ready submission).
- Complete sources that are necessary to build the PDF, i.e., LaTeX source
codes, bibliographies, figures, etc. Please make sure that the source
files you send are sufficient to build the resulting PDF. If you use a
package that can be expected non-standard to usual TeXlive distribution,
pease include it into the sources. (Please note that the sources are required even for the
initial submission in order to allow the editors to prepare for a
fast final typesetting process.)
- Identify an email contact of an author for communication in case of
problems with processing of the paper.