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Information for Authors of Accepted Papers

Important Information

For technical reasons, the deadline for sending camera-ready versions of the paper has been moved to November 15th. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please try to send your paper by that date. If this is not possible, please contact the proceedings chair Klemens Böhm, klemens.boehm [at], we will see how to extend the deadline for you.


Please carefully follow the instructions in the steps below. Any questions related to this are to be sent to the proceedings chairs: Klemens Böhm, klemens.boehm [at]

  1. Latex and Word Templates for camera-ready papers:
  2. The (hard) camera-ready deadline is November 15, 2010 (due at the midnight, CET).
  3. When preparing the camera-ready papers, please follow the rules below:
    1. Camera-ready papers should NOT have page numbers. All numbering will be done by the publisher.
    2. Submissions should be identifiable through a filename convention:where XXX is the paper number assigned to your submission by CMT (e.g.: "ICDE11_conf_full_045.pdf").
      • please use "ICDE11_conf_full_XXX.pdf" for Research Track Full Papers, and "ICDE11_conf_short_XXX.pdf" for Research Track Short Papers,
      • please use "ICDE11_demo_XXX.pdf" for Demo Papers,
      • please use "ICDE11_industry_XXX.pdf" for Industry Track Papers,
      • please use "ICDE11_tutorial_XXX.pdf" for Tutorial Papers (shown as the Seminar Track in the CMT system)
  4. The page limits are strict and final:
    • Research full papers: 12 pages;
    • Research short papers: 4 pages;
    • Demo papers: 4 pages;
    • Industrial papers: 12 pages;
    • Tutorial papers: 2 pages.
  5. Camera-ready papers must be in PDF format and have passed through the IEEE PDF eXpress to ensure compliance to the IEEE Xplore format. Please go to the IEEE PDF eXpress site at (available from October 30th) and open an account by following the link "New Users - Click Here". You will need the Conference ID which is "ICDE2011x". Then submit your paper(s), to get feedback about their compliance with IEEE Xplore. If not compliant, address the comments on the feedback, and retry until you have produced compliant documents.
  6. The IEEE copyright form should be submitted electronically in the CMT system. There is a link "Submit IEEE Copyright Form" in the Camera-Ready column in the CMT system. Please follow the step-by-step instructions there and submit your copyright form electronically. This will take you to the IEEE eCopyright submission site. Once you have submitted the form electronically there, please remember to download the pdf generated by the IEEE office as a receipt for your submission and click Return to return to the CMT website. Finally, please upload this pdf receipt to the CMT system using the upload copyright form option in the CMT interface, which completes your submission of the copyright form.
    This is required for all accepted papers in order for them to be included in the proceedings and the IEEE Xplore website. If you have troubles of submitting the copyright forms using this service, please do not hesitate to contact the proceedings chairs.
  7. Submit the final version of your paper, after it has passed IEEE PDF eXpress to ensure compliance, through the CMT web interface.
  8. Report the correct order of authors and authors' affiliations in both the CMT system and by sending an email to the proceeding chairs. The reported order will be used for the program brochure, the conference web site, etc. Send an email to proceedings chair Klemens Böhm, klemens.boehm [at] with subject "Research full paper xxx" or "Research short paper xxx" or "Demo paper xxx" or "Industrial paper xxx" or "Tutorial paper xxx", replacing xxx with your paper number in CMT. The body should contain:
    • Paper Title:
    • Paper Number in CMT:
    • First author's name: (as you wish it to appear on all conference documents)
    • First author's affiliation:
    • Second author's name:
    • Second author's affiliation:
    • ...
  9. At least one author per paper must register for the conference (details on registration will be posted later on the conference website), for the paper to be included in the proceedings.
  10. Papers which are not presented by any author at the conference will be eliminated from the official proceedings in IEEE Xplore.