We solicit submissions of unpublished papers presenting research results, industrial experiences and applications, as well as detailed specifications of open problems. Full papers with up to 20 pages in one-column Springer LNCS/CCIS format and written in English should be submitted as PDF files using the EasyChair conference management system. All submitted papers will be subject to a single-blind review process by at least two members of the I4CS Technical Program Committee.

Initial Submission

Papers should contain up to 16 pages in the one-column Springer LNCS/CCIS format including tables, figures, and references. The related LNCS/CCIS Word and Latex Templates are available.

Springer Information and Download

Please use the link below to upload and manage your paper submission to the EasyChair conference system!

Submission Link

Metadata and Paper Handling in EasyChair

For the submission in EasyChair you need to provide information about your contribution (address for correspondence, authors, title, abstract, and keywords). This information can be provided in advance without submitting the full paper itself. We recommend doing so to get an early impression of expected paper!

You can update all your information and of course your paper submission at any time as long as the submission is not closed.

Please note, you will need to create an EasyChair account if you have not already done so. Your existing account can be reused.

Evaluation Criteria

Papers will be reviewed regarding the following criteria by at least three TPC members. The overall rating is weighted by the confidence of the reviewers.

  • Accordance to the state of the art
  • Degree of novelty and innovation
  • In the focus of the conference
  • Fitting the style instructions
  • Level of language and presentation

The predicates per criterion cover the following values:

  • strong accept (+3)
  • accept (+2)
  • week accept (+1)
  • borderline (0)
  • week reject (-1)
  • reject (-2)
  • strong reject (-3)

Camera-ready Submission

After the review phase a final version of an accepted paper has to be uploaded to the „Proceedings“ section of EasyChair, based on the obtained review comments. Papers will only be published if at least one author per paper has registered for the conference and presents the paper.

Presentation at the Conference

All accepted papers are subject to be presented at the conference in person. Therefore, at least one author needs be be registered as conference participant by April 24, 2018. The conference fee is 380 €.

Important Dates

  • Paper submission: February 28, 2018
  • Extended deadline for paper submission: March 18, 2018
  • Author notification: March 31, 2018
  • Camera-ready copies and copyright form: April 16, 2018
  • Presenter registration: April 24, 2018