Guidelines for Authors

Papers can be submitted in the following categories:
  • Regular Paper: A paper presenting an original and novel scientific content (maximum 6 pages in the IEEE two-column format).
  • Industrial Paper: The paper is submitted from an industrial sector, possibly as a joint work with research institutes and it has the character of industrial results, e.g. a real chip design, fabrication defects analysis, a new design and/or test technique used in company, design and/or test problems that need to be solved, etc. The paper should have at most 6 pages in the IEEE two-column format.
  • Student Paper: A paper presenting results of a student’s PhD or master work. In order to be eligible as a student paper, the first author has to be the student (or more than one student in case of joint work), and the second author the advisor. The accepted paper has to be presented by the student. The paper should have at most 4 pages in the IEEE two-column format.
  • Work-in-progress Paper: A paper presenting a new research in progress, evolving ideas, novel research directions, and/or experimental research, early results. The paper should have at most 6 pages in the IEEE two-column format.
  • Embedded Tutorial: One hour tutorials will be embedded into the program. Authors should submit their proposal in the form of an extended abstract (2-4 pages) along with a short CV.
The submitted papers must meet the following conditions:
  • language: English,
  • file format: PDF,
  • page format: A4,
  • length: 6 pages or less.
The format of the paper should follow the IEEE guidelines for the two-column IEEE-sponsored conference proceedings. Templates for Microsoft Word and LaTeX are available here.
DDECS fully complies with the IEEE publication policies regarding double submissions, plagiarism, etc. Authors unfamiliar with the IEEE official rules regarding double submissions and IEEE ethics are advised to read the Publication Guidelines section of the IEEE PSPB Operations Manual that can be found here.
A paper submission is considered a commitment that, upon acceptance, authors will submit their camera-ready version for inclusion in the formal Proceedings (except Work-in-progress Paper) and will present the paper (or the poster) at the symposium. Each accepted contribution must have at least one full paid registration by the time the camera ready paper is submitted for inclusion in the proceedings. DDECS reserves the right to remove from IEEE Xplore papers and posters not presented at the symposium.
Accepted papers will be included in the Symposium Proceedings and submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore (except Work-in-progress Paper) as well as other Abstracting and Indexing databases (WoS, Scopus, etc)

Submission Website

Submissions should be made electronically as a single PDF file here.

Important Dates:

Submission: January 14, 2019
Notification: March 15, 2019
Camera Ready: April 1, 2019