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Instructions for Chairs/Editors of the Middleware 2011 Workshops, Industry Track, Doctoral Symposium, Posters & Demos, and Industry Track

 

What to collect 

1) Please collect for all papers: final pdf and source material. 

Please make sure that papers follow http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates and that they
apply ACM Computing Classification categories and terms. 

2) Please collect the copyright forms and assemble everything intp a zip file.

What to check

1) Page limits. 

2) Copyright notice in every paper's first page.

3)
Figure Readability


Package Structure


Please create a zip file with the contents of your workshop (name the file with the acronym, e.g., ARM-2011.zip)

Inside that zip file, there should be 2 folders, and subfolders as follows:

  • acm  (with the contents to send ACM)
    • paper-list.csv (a comma separated text file with each line obeying the following structure):
      • "Paper Number (01-...)", "Full/Short Paper","Paper Title", "Authors and Affiliation separated by semicolon","contact author's e-mail address", number of authors
    • copyright (copyright forms folder, use the paper number in the filenames, e.g., 01-form.pdf)
    • papers (folder with the papers final .pdf file, use the paper number in the filenames, e.g., 01-paper.pdf
    • editors.txt (text file with the chairs/editors names and affiliation, separated by semi-colons for ACM meta-data)
    • front-matter-preface.pdf (a pdf file with the front matter of your workshop to be used directly by ACM as a cover for the event,, stating the organizing committee, program comitte, sponsors, organizing institutions, reviewers, message from the chairs/editors,keynote abstracts, desired rendering of table fo contents -without page numbers). You can find an example at http://portalparts.acm.org/1900000/1890791/fm/frontmatter.pdf?ip=146.193.41.38&CFID=45817441&CFTOKEN=41348778 
    • toc.pdf (a pdf file just with the desired rendering of the table of contents for ACM checking)
  • sources (with all your soure materials, following loosely the same naming scheme and folder structure as above)

What to send


We will only use e-mail if necessary to transfer the workshops contents. Please e-mail the proceedings chair at mw2011procs@gsd.inesc-id.pt  giving an URL where the entire workshop zip package can be downloaded. Once we are done we will inform you so you may put them off-line.