guidelines and templates
Power Point Templates
the following you will find guidelines and templates for
submitting your paper to DAFX-01 electronically. I suggest
that you print and read this information (adapted and modified
from the WASPAA'99
info page that was created by Jyri Huopaniemi and from the
info page from Davide Rocchesso) carefully before downloading
the template packages.
the paper is typeset using LaTeX, please download the
template package tmpl_la_01.zip
that produces the proper format. In the package, you will
find the following files:
(LaTex template for author(s) with single affiliation)
(LaTex template for authors with two or more affiliations)
(style file to be used with the templates)
(figure used in the template)
(bibliography layout file to be used with the templates)
version of the two templates
your paper is written using Microsoft Word, you can download
the template package tmpl01.zip (for Microsoft Word97/2000), that produces
the proper format. In this package, you will find the
(template for author(s) with single affiliation)
(template for authors with two or more affiliations)
manuscripts must be in English.
paper must be no longer than six (6) pages for oral presentation
or no longer than five (5) pages for poster presentation.
It may be shorter.
achieve the best viewing experience both for the proceedings
and the CD-ROM, we strongly encourage to use Times-Roman
font (the LaTeX style file as well as the Word template
files use Times-Roman). In addition, this will give the
proceedings a more uniform look.
paper should be in the following format:
in black ink
smaller than nine (9) point type font throughout the
paper, including figure captions. In nine point type
font, capital letters are 2 mm high.
NOT change the headers and footers. The page numbers
will be changed automatically from the electronic
text or other material outside the following margins
will not be printed (except for header and footer):
text and figures must be contained in a 175 mm x 226
mm (6.9 inch x 8.9 inch) image area (not including
headers and footers given in the template files)
left margin has to be 19 mm (.75 inch).
top margin has to be 25 mm (1.0 inch).
each page within this image area in a two-column format.
the style of the sample paper that is included with
regard to title, authors, addresses, abstract, heading,
and subheadings. Page numbers, session numbers, and
conference identification will be inserted when the
paper is included in the proceedings.
the paper on 8.5 inch x 11 inch (216 mm x 280 mm)
white paper or A4 white paper, following the margins
described in this document, and as found in the templates.
first page should have the paper title, author(s),
and affiliation(s) centered on the page across both
columns. The remainder of the text must be in the
two-column format, staying within the indicated image
9-point type font, there should be no more than 3.2 lines/cm
(8 lines/inch) vertically. This is a minimum spacing;
2.75 lines/cm (7 lines/inch) will make the paper much
more readable. Larger type sizes require correspondingly
larger vertical spacing.
Title - The paper title has to appear in capital letters,
boldface if possible, centered across the top of the two
columns on the first page as indicated above.
Name(s) - The authors' name(s) and affiliation(s) appear
below the title in capital and lower case letters. If
space permits include a mailing address here. The templates
indicate the area where the title and author information
should go. These items need not be strictly confined to
the number of lines indicated; papers with multiple authors
and affiliations, for example, may require two or more
lines for this information. However, the placement of
the title should be immediately below the top line.
- Each paper should contain an abstract that appears at
the beginning of the paper.
Headings - Major headings appear in capital letters, bold
face, centered in the column. Examples of the various
levels of headings are included in the templates.
Headings - Sub headings appear in capital and lower case,
in boldface. They start at the left margin on a separate
Headings - Sub-sub headings appear in capital and lower
case, indented like a paragraph and on a separate line.
They are in italics.
- List and number all references at the end of the paper.
The references are numbered in order of appearance in
the document. When referring to them in the text, type
the corresponding reference number in square brackets
as shown at the end of this sentence .
D. Arfib, "Different Ways to Write Digital Audio Effects
Programs", Proc. Workshop on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-98),
Barcelona, Spain, pp. 188-191, 1998.
- Illustrations must appear within the designated margins,
and must be furnished positioned within the paper. They
may span the two columns. If possible, position illustrations
at the tops of columns, rather than in the middle or at
the bottom. Caption and number every illustration. All
half-tone illustrations must be clear black and white
prints. Line drawings may be made in black ink on white
paper. Do not use any colors in illustrations.
URL links - Authors are encouraged include the WWW URL
address in the paper and/or abstract to refer to any online
information related to the paper, like accompanied audio/video
files, links of relevant publications and demos. The URL
link information allows authors to share proper and updated
information with (re)viewers.
Specifications - Authors should submit files with 216
mm wide x 280 mm high (8-1/2" x 11") or A4-size pages
that will be printed exactly as received, without any
reduction. Keep the top and left margins as specified.
Detailed size specifications for the layout are given
should appear in two columns, each 83 mm wide with 8 mm
space between columns. On the first page, the top 50 mm
(2") of both columns is reserved for the title, author(s),
and affiliation(s). These items should be centered across
both columns, starting at 25 mm (1") from the top of the
paper, as shown in the examples. The abstract should appear
at the top of the left-hand column of text, about 12 mm
(1/2") below the title area and no more than 80 mm (3-1/8")
in length. Leave 12 mm (1/2") space between the end of
the abstract and the beginning of the main text.
the second and subsequent pages, the text or illustrations
begin at the top of the page.
Power Point Templates
optional DAFx01 power point template may
be downloaded here for use by those of you involved
in the poster section of the conference.
for following all of these instructions carefully! If
you have any questions or comments concerning the submission,
please don't hesitate to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
main page: http://www.csis.ul.ie/dafx01
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