Paper Submission

We note that (1) at least one author of the paper must be registered by May 7, 2014 at a regular (non-student and non-life member) rate; (2) one full author registration can cover up to 3 papers; and (3) each paper must be presented by an author.

To prepare the manuscript for SAM 2014, please go through the following steps:

  1. Format your manuscript according to the instructions in any of the three files below (letter size). Read them carefully to verify that your paper is correctly formatted before going to Step 2.
    Word Template (Letter size)Acrobat TemplateLaTeX Template.
    The manuscript may have at most 4 pages in length.
    You may want to directly use the pre-formatted WORD or LaTeX template, but you are free to use whatever word processing software you are accustomed to, provided that you closely follow the instructions appearing in the template.

  2. Manuscripts must be IEEE Xplore-compatible. If the manuscript does not meet IEEE Xplore compliance, it will NOT be published in the SAM 2014 Proceedings and the IEEE Xplore. To meet these requirements, you must check your PDF file to ensure that it is compliant by using the IEEE PDF eXpress system.
    IEEE PDF eXpress allows the authors to directly generate IEEE Xplore-compatible PDFs from their source files (Conversion Function) or to check their own PDFs for IEEE Xplore compatibility (PDF Check Function).
    1. Access the IEEE PDF eXpress web site:
    2. Enter the conference ID: 32461X.
    3. Click "New Users - Click Here" if you do not have an account and follow the registration steps. Otherwise, login with your email and password
    4. Click "Create New Title" for each of your SAM papers
    5. Enter identifying text for the paper and click "Submit File for Checking or Converting".
    6. Click "Browse" and navigate to the file. The selected file can be a PDF to be checked for compatibility or other format to be converted to PDF. See for more details.
    7. Click "Upload File". You will receive online and email confirmation of successful upload.
    8. You will receive an email with your Checked PDF or IEEE PDF eXpress-converted PDF attached. If you submitted a PDF for Checking, the email will show if your file passed or failed.
  3. Follow the link below to enter the EDAS on-line submission system.
    EDAS Submission Link
    The manuscript must be submitted before February 10, 2014.
    All contributions MUST be submitted using the EDAS on-line system as described above. No exceptions will be made.

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Important Dates

Submission of Papers

February 24th, 2014

March 1st, 2014 (last extension!)

Notification of Acceptance

April 10th, 2014

April 17th, 2014

Final Manuscript Submission

May 7th, 2014

May 16th, 2014

Advance Registration

May 7th, 2014

May 16th, 2014