Annual Doctoral Workshop on Mathematical and
Engineering Methods in Computer Science
organized jointly by the Masaryk University
and the Brno University of Technology, Czechia
November 14—16, 2008    Prestige Hotel    Znojmo    Czechia

Instructions for Authors
Submission Format
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 2008 proceedings.
Paper Processing
In order to typeset your manuscript, download the archive which contains the LNCS style class. A detailed description of the style is available in typeinst.pdf. 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 grey.
For both initial and camera ready submissions, authors are required to submit:
  • 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.

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