The Call for Papers is now OPEN.
The following formatting rules must be followed strictly. Papers not conforming to these requirements may not be published in the conference proceedings. The easiest approach will be to download and use the formatting instructions/template in Word (.doc) format.
General Format, Page Layout and Margins
Standard A4 (210mm x 297mm) portrait page set-up should be used. The left, right, top and bottom margins should be 30mm. Do not use any headers, footers or footnotes. No page numbers. Single column. All main text paragraphs, including the abstract, must be fully (left and right) justified. All text, including title, authors, headings, captions and body, will be Times New Roman font.
The title is to be written in 20 pt. Times New Roman font, centred and using the bold and "Small Caps" formats. There should be 24 pt. (paragraph) spacing after the last line.
Author names are to be written in 13 pt. Times New Roman font, centred and followed by a 12pt. paragraph spacing. If necessary, use superscripts to link individual authors. Author affiliations are to be written in 12 pt. Times New Roman, centred, with email addresses, in 10 pt. Courier New, on the line following. The last email address will have an 18 pt. (paragraph) spacing following.
The Abstract section begins with the word, "Abstract" in 13 pt. Times New Roman, bold italics, "Small Caps" font with a 6pt. spacing following. The abstract must not exceed 150 words in length in 10 pt. Times New Roman italics. The text must be fully justified, with a 12 pt. paragraph spacing following the last line.
The Keywords section begins with the word, "Keywords" in 13 pt. Times New Roman, bold italics, "Small Caps" font with a 6pt. spacing following. There may be up to five keywords (or short phrases) separated by commas and six spaces, in 10 pt. Times New Roman italics. An 18 pt. line spacing follows.
Section headings are numbered 1. Xxx, 2. Yyy, etc. in 14 pt. bold "Small Caps" Times New Roman font with a 6 pt. line spacing following.
Subsection headings are numbered 1.1. Aaa, 1.2. Bbb, etc. in 12 pt. bold Times New Roman font with a 6pt line spacing following.
Further sub-sectioning, if required, is indicated using 1.1.1. Qqq, etc. headings with 11 pt. bold Times New Roman font with a 6pt line spacing following.
Main-body text is to written in fully (left and right) justified 11 pt. Times New Roman font with a 6pt. (paragraph) line spacing following the last line of each paragraph, but a 12pt. (paragraph) line spacing following the last paragraph. Do not indent paragraphs.
All inserts, figures, diagrams, photographs and tables must be centre-aligned, clear and appropriate for black/white or greyscale reproduction.
Figures must be numbered consecutively, 1, 2, etc., from start to finish of the paper, ignoring sections and subsections. Tables are also numbered consecutively, 1, 2, etc., from start to finish of the paper, ignoring sections and subsections, and independently from figures
All figures, tables, etc. must have a caption, centre-justified in 11 pt. Times New Roman. Captions precede tables but follow figures. Tables and figures must appear as close to their point of reference as satisfactory formatting of the final document permits.
An (unnumbered) acknowledgements section may be inserted if required.
References should be cited in the main text, in passing  or explicitly as in . The full references should be given in IEEE format, in the order in which they are cited, in 10 pt. Times New Roman, with a 6pt spacing between each.
Papers in this format must not exceed eight pages in length (two pages for posters). This limit will not be extended by special arrangement. Papers and posters for initial consideration must be submitted, in Word .doc format only, through the ITA 13 EDAS conference management system http://edas.info/N13311
Final, camera-ready versions should take into account referees' suggested amendments and must also be submitted as Word .doc files for editing into the final proceedings.