# Welcome to NCC 2017

#### IMPORTANT DATES

Paper submission:
31 October 2016
16 January 2017
22 January 2017
31 January 2017

### FINAL PAPER SUBMISSION

1. Format: Final manuscripts must be in IEEE conference format, see here, with two columns, single line spacing. Remove all page numbers/ key terms/ index terms/ hyperlinks to urls in the paper.
• Maximum paper length: 6 pages
• Minimum paper length: 3 pages
• Font size: 10 points
• Page size: A4 (Please enable `a4paper' option inside the latex file)
• Format: pdf
Authors are encouraged to use LaTeX to format their final submissions as per IEEE conference specifications.

2. Insert copyright notice in paper: The appropriate copyright clearance code notice is to appear on the bottom of the first page of each paper according to the guidelines set forth in the Cataloging/Copyright Instructions for an IEEE Conference Proceeding. Detailed instructions can be found here.

• For papers in which all authors are employed by the US government, the copyright notice is: U.S. Government work not protected by U.S. copyright

• For papers in which all authors are employed by a Crown government (UK, Canada, and Australia), the copyright notice is: 978-1-5090-5356-8/17/$31.00 ©2017 Crown • For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is: 978-1-5090-5356-8/17/$31.00 ©2017 European Union

• For all other papers the copyright notice is: 978-1-5090-5356-8/17/$31.00 ©2017 IEEE For latex: The following latex commands can be used to insert the IEEE copyright notice (which is listed in the last bullet above) in your paper. Add these (three lines below) before the "\maketitle" command. • \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts • \IEEEpubid{\makebox[\columnwidth]{978-1-5090-5356-8/17/\$31.00~\copyright~2017 IEEE \hfill}
• \hspace{\columnsep}\makebox[\columnwidth]{ }}

For other text editors: The Copyright Clearance Code must appear left-aligned, at the bottom of the 1st Column of 1st page ONLY, of your manuscript.

3. Submit the E-Copyright information in EDAS: Click on the link for electronic copyright next to your paper and fill out the information requested and submit the form. This step is mandatory for submission of the paper to IEEE for inclusion in IEEE Xplore. No other copyright form needs to be submitted besides this eCopyright form. Link in EDAS is active.

4. Check paper format using IEEE PDF eXpress : Before final submission all the paper should be checked using IEEE PDF eXpress Plus. Only verified papers are acceptable for final inclusion in the proceedings. See below for instructions for using pdf eXpress.

PDF Instructions for authors 2017 Twenty-third National Conference on Communications (NCC)

Before Creating a PDF

• Proofread your source document thoroughly to confirm that it will require no revision.

• First-time users should do the following:
2. Enter the following:
• 39899X for the Conference ID
3. Continue to enter information as prompted.

An Online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying your account setup.

Previous users of PDF eXpress need to follow the above steps, but should enter the same password that was used for previous conferences. Verify that your contact information is valid.

Contacting PDF eXpress Support

• Access the Publications Support Center for IEEE PDF eXpress.
• If you do not find an answer in the Find Answers tab, go to the Ask A Question tab.

5. Submit the final manuscript in EDAS.

6. Invited papers also should satisfy these requirements.

Please note that your paper will be included in the program and the proceedings only if

1. It meets the formatting requirements and the submitted pdf file is IEEE pdf express certified.
2. At least one author is registered with full registration.
3. The title/authors in the submitted pdf file match with the EDAS records of the paper.
4. The copyright form is submitted.

Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.