Instructions for Authors of Accepted Papers

Please revise your paper carefully according to the comments of the reviewers. Papers must be formatted according to the guidelines of Springer Intelligent Systems and Computing Series. Failure to do so may result in the exclusion of your paper from the proceedings. Please read the authors' instructions carefully before preparing your paper. Each paper is allowed to have 12 pages in the final camera-ready copy. However extra page charges will be applicable for papers exceeding 9 pages. If your paper length exceeds 12 pages, please write to

Before uploading your camera ready paper, please:

  • Check that title and abstract in EDAS match your camera-ready paper exactly.

  • Use Title Case for the paper title, i.e. capitalising all main words.

  • Do not use academic titles such as Dr., Professor, HoD, Director your final paper.

  • Compare all author names in EDAS with the author list in your paper. They MUST BE identical and in the same order. This is very important because we will be using the information provided in EDAS to generate the final conference program and the table of contents for Springer Proceedings.

  • The abstract and title should be readable stand-alone and not contain any references or unexplained acronyms.

  • You are allowed to modify abstract and author list yourself. You cannot modify the title for the paper, please send a mail to if that is necessary and give a valid reason.

Important Steps

1.Complete your registration.

The instructions for completing your registration are posted at

2. Login to EDAS and choose your paper.

3. Upload your Camera ready paper (Final Paper) in PDF format on EDAS. The camera ready paper should be formatted according to the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing Series Springer template. This template can be downloaded here:

4. Upload the source files of your camera ready paper (WORD or Latex) on EDAS. All Latex files should be submitted as a single zipped file.

5. Submit the copyright form in PDF or image formats from the "Copyright" column in the My papers table or the individual paper page of EDAS.

Each contribution must be accompanied by a Springer copyright form. One author may sign on behalf of all of the authors of a particular paper. In this case, the author signs for and accepts responsibility for releasing the material on behalf of any and all co-authors.

Download Copyright Form

Please make sure that you have entered the following details in the copyright form:

  • Title of the Book/Volume/Conference: Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications
  • Volume Editors: S Berretti, S M Thampi and Srivastava
  • Title of Contribution: (Your Paper Title)
  • Author(s) name(s):
  • Corresponding Author's name, address, affiliation and e-mail:
  • Signature of Corresponding Author:

6. Upload a PDF file which contains the details of revisions you have made on your final paper based on reviwers comments.


The maximum length of the paper is 12 pages (including figures and references). The paper should not contain page numbers or any special headers or footers. Authors should submit their papers online through EDAS conference management system. Unregistered authors should first create an account on EDAS to log on. Detailed usage instruction on EDAS can be found here. The manuscripts should be submitted in PDF format. Please compare all author names in EDAS with the author list in your paper. They must be identical and in the same order.

The organizers regard plagiarism as a serious professional misconduct. All submissions will be screened for plagiarism and when identified, the submissions by the same author will be rejected. A submission SHOULD NOT be intended to get reviews from the Program Committee for the sole purpose of improving on the quality of the paper. A submission implies that the author intends to ultimately register the paper upon a favorable response from the conference organizers.

ISTA'15 accepts regular and work-in-progress papers. Regular papers should present novel perspectives within the general scope of the conference. Short papers (Work-in-Progress) are an opportunity to present preliminary or interim results. All papers must be formatted according to Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing Series template. This template can be downloaded here:

All papers that conform to submission guidelines will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability. Acceptance of papers will be communicated to authors by email.

All accepted papers will be published by Springer as a special volume in the prestigious Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing Series . The proceedings will be available both in book form and via the SpringerLink digital library. The volumes of this series are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services including ISI Proceedings, EI-Compendex, DBLP, SCOPUS, Google Scholar and Springerlink. All accepted papers MUST be presented at the conference by one of the authors, or, if none of the authors are able to attend, by a qualified surrogate.

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