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Paper submission guidelines

Fi­nal work­ing pa­per sub­mis­sion for oral present­a­tion at the 13th ISIR Sum­mer School may be sub­mit­ted to the fol­low­ing e-­mail ad­dress: by 30th June 2017. Present­a­tion and in­clu­sion of the fi­nal pa­per in the sum­mer school pro­gramme is sub­ject to re­gis­tra­tion by 15th June 2017 to at­tend the sum­mer school. Please con­tact jo­han­nes.fichtinger­ in case you have any is­sues with sub­mit­ting your work­ing pa­per.

Please con­sider the fol­low­ing guidelines be­fore sub­mit­ting your pa­per. Note that the style of your work­ing pa­per should make it easy for the ref­er­ees to add hand-writ­ten com­ments on the prin­tout of your pa­per.

Be­fore sub­mit­ting, please name your doc­u­ment as "ISIR2017_Y­our­sur­name.pdf". For example, if I were sub­mit­ting a pa­per, it should be named ISIR2017_Fichtinger.pdf.

All pa­pers should be sub­mit­ted as a PDF doc­u­ment, please do not sub­mit word doc­u­ments (.doc, .docx).

Pa­pers should be or­gan­ized in the fol­low­ing sequence:

  • Title of the pa­per, name(s) of the au­thor(s), af­fil­i­ation(s)

  • Ab­stract

  • Keywords

  • Main sub­ject text

  • Ac­know­ledg­ments (when ap­plic­able)

  • Refer­ences

  • Ap­pen­dices (if ne­ces­sary)

Word lim­its: Your pa­per ex­clud­ing ap­pen­dices should not ex­ceed 6,500 words. Fig­ures/tables should num­ber no more than 10 (in any form or com­bin­a­tion, i.e. 5 tables/5 fig­ures, or 7 fig­ures/3 tables).

Font: Please use a Serif font like Times New Ro­man or sim­ilar, 12 point, double-line spaced.

Mar­gins: Use mar­gins of at least 2.5 cm left, right and top, and 3.5 cm at the bot­tom.

Title: Use a lar­ger font for your article title, e.g. 20 point, with an ini­tial cap­ital let­ter for any proper nouns.

Ab­stract: In­dic­ate the ab­stract para­graph with a head­ing or by re­du­cing the font size. No more than 200 words.

Keywords: Please provide 4 to 6 keywords.

Head­ings in the main text: Please in­dic­ate the level of the sec­tion head­ings in your pa­per:

  • First-­level head­ings (e.g. In­tro­duc­tion, Con­clu­sion) should be in bold, with an ini­tial cap­ital let­ter for any proper nouns. Num­ber­ing as 1. 2. 3. etc. 

  • Second-­level head­ings should be in bold it­al­ics, with an ini­tial cap­ital let­ter for any proper nouns. Num­ber­ing as 1.1, 1.2, etc.

  • Third-­level head­ings should be in it­al­ics, with an ini­tial cap­ital let­ter for any proper nouns. Num­ber­ing 1.1.1, 1.1.2, etc.

Tables and fig­ures: Fig­ures and tables must be in­cluded in the main text and must be in­di­vidu­ally numbered and cap­tioned. Il­lus­tra­tions should be sharp and clear. Place fig­ures and tables centered. Cap­tions should be placed below fig­ures and above tables. They are typed in Times New Ro­man 11 or sim­ilar, in it­al­ics, and centered.

Leave one line be­fore and after tables and fig­ures.

Refer­ences: Refer­ences to other pub­lic­a­tions should be in Har­vard style, Refer­ences should be presen­ted as fol­lows.

Within the text: Au­thor’s last name fol­lowed by a comma and the year of pub­lic­a­tion, all in round brack­ets: Au­thor (2005) or (Au­thor, 2005). In case of two au­thors Au­thor1 and Au­thor2 (2005) or (Au­thor1 and Au­thor2, 2005). When the num­ber of au­thors is three or more, refer­ences in the text should be (Au­thor1 et al., 2005). At the end of the pa­per, list all refer­ences in al­pha­bet­ical order. In the refer­ence list all au­thors should be in­cluded.

A full refer­ence list should be in­cluded at the end.

For books: Sur­name, Ini­tials (Year of Pub­lic­a­tion), Title, Pub­lisher, Place of Pub­lic­a­tion.

For chapters in ed­ited books: Sur­name, Ini­tials (Year), “Title”, in Ed­itor’s Name, Ini­tials (Ed.), Title, Pub­lisher, Place, Pages.

For articles: Sur­name, Ini­tials (Year), “Title”, Journal Name, Volume, Num­ber, Pages.

Elec­tronic sources should in­clude the URL of the web site at which they may be found along with the date of latest ac­cess.

Note that journal titles should not be ab­bre­vi­ated.

Lan­guage: All pa­pers must be in good Eng­lish. Please proof read care­fully your own pa­per.