This is an archived page of the 2001 conference

call for submissions

Those who presented papers at the 2001 conference adhered to the following submission instructions.

Presenter Info

Papers abstracts have been submitted and accepted for the conference. These papers will be presented in 45 minute sessions at the conference. Abstracts are available here. Final papers are due to the committee on May 1, 2001.

Instructions for Paper Submission

Your paper will be published and distributed to conference attendees in CD-ROM format. In order to publish your paper with the conference proceedings, we ask that you read and sign the publishing agreement with your electronic submission.

Instructions for preparing papers for Conference Proceedings

Note: Failure to comply with these instructions may result in your paper being returned and cause a delay in publication.

The following instructions will help authors prepare their manuscripts. Please read them carefully before you start. If software you use to compose your paper is not capable of producing type sizes that exactly match those in the specifications, try to obtain as close a match as possible. Use the sample paper as a guideline.

Main Text Layout

Set the main text in 10 point Times Roman or Times New Roman (normal), (no boldface), using single line spacing. All text should be in a single column and justified.

Style (see sample paper for reference)

Opening Style (first page)

This includes the title of the paper, the author names, organization and country, the abstract, and the first part of the paper.

  • Start the title 35mm down from the top margin in Times Roman font, 16 point bold, range left. Capitalize only the first letter of the first word and proper nouns.
  • On a new line, type the authors' names, organizations, and country only (not the full postal address, although you may add the name of your department), in Times Roman, 11 point italic, range left.
  • Start the abstract with the heading two lines below the last line of the address. Set the abstract in Times Roman, 12 point bold.
  • Leave one line, then type the abstract in Times Roman 10 point, justified with single line spacing.

Other pages

For the second and subsequent pages, use the full 190 x 115mm area and type in one column beginning at the upper right of each page, inserting tables and figures as required.

Submitting your document

Documents should be sent electronically as PDF (strongly preferred), PostScript or MS Word documents to: linux-conf@ncsa.uiuc.edu. If you cannot submit your document electronically, please send a disk containing all the files required to reproduce your paper and stating which operating system and software you have used. We prefer Windows compatible disks, but we will accept Macintosh disks. If you have any further questions please contact Barb Fossum, b-fossum@uiuc.edu.