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Copyright Information

IEEE policy requires that prior to publication all authors or their employers must transfer to the IEEE in writing any copyright they hold for their individual papers. Please visit the following URL to learn more about securing copyright transfer, and to register your interest in using the electronic IEEE Copyright Form for your conference. https://www.ieee.org/publications/rights/copyright-main.html

In order to avoid the loss of copyright by IEEE for your publication, the following copyright must appear either on the copyright page for print proceedings or on the first page viewed when the CD-ROM, DVD or USB drive is accessed.

Copyright and Reprint Permission: Abstracting is permitted with credit to the source. Libraries are permitted to photocopy beyond the limit of U.S. copyright law for private use of patrons those articles in this volume that carry a code at the bottom of the first page, provided the per-copy fee indicated in the code is paid through Copyright Clearance Center, 222 Rosewood Drive, Danvers, MA 01923. For reprint or republication permission, email to IEEE Copyrights Manager at pubs-permissions@ieee.org. All rights reserved. Copyright ©2018 by IEEE.

The appropriate copyright clearance code notice MUST APPEAR on the bottom of the first page of each paper according to the guidelines set forth in the Cataloging/Copyright Instructions for an IEEE Conference Proceeding. Detailed instructions can be found here:

  • For papers in which all authors are employed by the US government, the copyright notice is:
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Steps for Final Paper Submission

  1. Create your manuscript(s) with its length according to the instructions (on the DS-RT web site) on the limited number of pages including references and illustrations. IEEE templates are available here.

  2. Add the copyright notice to the bottom left of the first page of your source document. The copyright notice has to be as described in Section COPYRIGHT INFORMATION. You will fill out the IEEE Copyright Form through EDAS before the upload of your final manuscript.

  3. Proofread and check layout of manuscript. It is highly recommended that you do this BEFORE going to IEEE PDF eXpress.

  4. Create an IEEE PDF eXpress account here. The conference ID is 44699X.

  5. Upload source file(s) for Conversion and/or PDF(s) for checking.

  6. Use IEEE PDF eXpress to attain IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF(s). The site contains extensive instructions, resources, helpful hints, and access to technical support.

  7. Upload on EDAS the PDF file generated via IEEE PDF eXpress.