Instructions for Authors
All selected papers will be published in the proceedings of the symposium as a volume of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems serie published by Springer. Typesetting and formatting level asked by Springer are very high.
Formatting instructions have thus to be followed strictly. Papers not respecting these instructions will not be published.
Springer describes precisely their formatting guidelines in a document entitled Book Layout on the PC, Instructions for Authors and Editors (local copy available). This document as well as templates for both accepted word processing tool are available on their website.
LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system, with features designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation. LaTeX is the de facto standard for the communication and publication of scientific documents. Since it is a high-quality typesetting system far better than any other ones, LaTeX is the recommanded tool authors should use.
Final paper have to respect Springer formatting guidelines for contributed volumes as well as the following particular rules:
- Final paper must not exceed 12 pages references and figures included.
- Final paper has to be sent in an archive file (
- a camera ready version of the paper in an Adobe Acrobat®
- any source files used to produced the camera ready file.
- a camera ready version of the paper in an Adobe Acrobat® (
- Final paper have to be produced by one of these two tools at the exception of any others:
- Authors must send their final contribution in camera ready form no late that June 1st, 2005, by electronic mail at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Papers received after the deadline or not respecting any of the formatting or submitting rules will not be published.
In order to avoid any troubles authors are encouraged to send their final paper version before May 25th, 2005 so that any formatting problems may be raised and solved before the final deadline with the help of the proceeding editors.
Springer offers a LaTeX 2e document class file (svmult.cls) which greatly facilitate the work of authors. The authors instructions are available (authinst.pdf) along with the complete documentation of this class (svmult.pdf). An index style file (svind.ist) is also available. They both have to be used by authors.
An example source file (example.tex) using a figure (figure.jpg or figure.eps) and references (referenc.tex) is available. This example file compiled as an Acrobat file is also available (example.pdf).
Under various Micro$oft Windows operating system, if your tool is unable to produce Adobe Acrobat file you may want to install the free PDFCreator tool.
For any further informations about files available on this page you may contact the proceedings editors through the following email address:email@example.com