Call for Papers
Proceedings of the Asia Pacific Advanced Network
34th Meeting, August 25 - 29, 2012

Editor: Chris Elvidge, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA [chris.elvidge AT noaa.gov]

Selected papers from the 34th APAN will be published online as part of the APAN Proceedings. Papers are invited from presenters in any of the scheduled sessions. There is no requirement for presenters to submit a paper. However, any presenter is welcome to submit a paper. Each submitted paper will be reviewed and scored by three independent reviewers. In some cases papers will be accepted provisionally, with specific changes recommended for revision prior to final acceptance. APAN aims to provide a forum for graduate students, faculty and researchers in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond to exchange information on their research activities that are based on or make use of high bandwidth networks.

Prospective authors should first contact the workshop chairs to discuss and refine the concept for their papers. The session schedule is available at http://www.apan.net/meetings/Colombo2012/schedule.php. The page has links to descriptions of the session and a listing of the session chairs. Note that the Network Research Workshop have issued their own call for papers and their submission deadline is on 31st of May, 2012.

Only papers that are presented in one of the scheduled sessions will be eligible for publication in the proceedings. At least one of the listed authors has to attend the 34th APAN. The peer review process has an 80% acceptance target.


Schedule:

06 Mar 2012
Call for papers issued

06 Mar 2012
Web site open for submission of papers

30 May 2012
Submissions close for Network Research Workshop

25 Aug 2012 - 29 Aug 2012
34th APAN

15 Sep 2012
Submissions close for all other sessions

01 Nov 2012
Acceptance notifications to authors

01 Dec 2012
Proceeding published


Author Guidelines:

Papers should use the designated template [Download Here]. There is no set page limit, but in general six to ten pages should be sufficient for most papers. Authors are welcome to use color figures and can submit ancillary media content that can be posted for download alongside their paper.

Submission of Papers:

Authors should submit their papers via the link listed below. To gain access to this system you will need to establish a login. Be sure to indicate the session you would like to present in. http://usymposia.upm.my/index.php/APAN_Proceedings/APAN34/presenter/submit/1

Review of Papers:

For each review round, the editor will organize a review panel based on recommendations from the session chairs. In general, each paper will be rated by three reviewers. The review form is available for authors' perusal [Download Here]. It is anticipate that 80% of the submitted papers will be accepted for publications.

Documents to Download:
  1. Template for Papers
  2. Peer Review Form
 
If you have any questions, please contact the APAN Secretariat team at sec AT apan.net
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