Manuscript Preparation

a.  The manuscript should be prepared in Springer LNCS format using MS WORD and/or LaTeX template     available respectively in MS word (.doc) , MS word (.dotm) , and LaTeX. The guidelines given here  may help you to prepare the manuscript. Preferable format of manuscript is throgh LaTeX. You are advised to go through Manuscript Guidelines and Key Style Points provided by Springer for a flawless representation of your work in the article. These templates and guidelines can also be found in publisher's homepage (link here) by clicking on 'Instructions for Authors' section.
b.  The figures / graphs / plots in the manuscript MUST be of good resolution (600 dpi or more), tables  MUST NOT be in pictorial format. Text in figures should not be too small, and preferably of equal size as text of the article.
c.  Figures, text, or the tables MUST be visible within boundary of the text area of the page and MUST NOT go beyond it.
d.  Do NOT use any Social / Academic titles (e.g. Mr.,Ms.,Dr.,Prof. etc) preceding the author names. Do NOT mention the position of a person (e.g., research scholar, student, assistant professor, professor, IEEE member, IEEE student member  etc.) in the affiliation.
e.  Mention full address, affiliation, and email of ALL authors, specify a corresponding author with the corresponding e-mail ID. [Once an article is accepted, the publisher will send the proofreading of article to this e-mail]
f.  Do not make any page numbering and do not give any running head title.
g.  Every article must bear a self-composed independent single paragraph as Abstract, which MUST NOT bear any citation or reference. Abstract MUST not have a section number.
h.   Articles must be written in spell checked and grammatically correct English.
i.  All references, figures, and tables should be numbered in sequence starting from 1 and MUST be duly cited / referred within the text.
j.  Adhere to page size (A4 : 8.27"X11.69"), page margin size (top:2.05", bottom:2.05", left/inside: 1.73",     right/outside: 1.73"), line spacing ( 'single' ), and font style ( 'Times' ), font sizes (Title: 14pt - bold, Abstract: 9 pt, Keywords: 9 pt, Section header : 12 pt - bold, Subsection header: 10 pt - bold, Table and figure caption: 10 pt - bold, Text body: 10 ptas prescribed in Springer LNCS template, do not manually alter ANY of these parameters.
k.  Deeply verify the referencing style of LNCS, which will help to produce correct reference format. A  reference should bear following parameters in proper format: author name(s), title of article/book, conference/journal name, volume, issue, page numbers, publication year.
l.  Any article, not in format, will be subjected to rejection without any judgement on its quality.
m.  The articles should be own work of the authors. If any work is referred from others (or some other work by the author), proper acknowledgement should be given. Plagiarism of any type, if detected,will lead to rejection of the articles anytime. Submitting for Review

a.    Follow the link here and submit your article with properly mentioning article title, authors names and other details that will be asked. Offline submission (through e-mail / through submitting postal hard copy of article) will be subjected to outright rejection without any consideration.
b.    Create / sign up for an Easychair account if you do not have one.
c.    Fill proper metadata of the article in Easychair as they exist in your article. Title, Abstract, Keywords, list of authors (in order) and their affiliation should be mentioned in Easychair while submitting.
d.    You will be assigned an unique article ID of your submitted article, which you should remember and use for any correspondence.
e.    Page size of an article should not exceed 10 in any case. Desired page size is 06 - 08.
f.     You need not upload editable source files ( .doc or .docx or LaTeX files) for review. Submit single PDF files only. If your article is selected, you will later be asked for the source files.
g.     Review decision will be e-mailed to authors.
h.    No offline submission request through e-mail or surface mail will be entertained. Offline submissions will lead to outright rejection without any review or validating the quality of the article.

Note: DO NOT submit multiple copies of same article, which will cause rejection. Any revision / uploading a new version / updating author information can be done on a submission through Easychair.

  After Acceptance

a.  Preparing and uploading of the Camera Ready Article:
The final camera-ready copy of the papers must be in Springer LNCS format with a length of maximum 10 pages. Over-length charges will apply for each extra page beyond 6 pages. However, it is desired that maximum number of pages in an article should not exceed 10 pages in any circumstance.
Check Step A: Manuscript preparation above for formatting the camera ready article. Upload camera-ready PDF on to the Easychair, and submit source file(s) along with items mentioned in Section e (below) as .zip or .rar file. 

b. Paying Registration Fee:
    Calculate the registration fee according to your page length and type of authorship as directed in REGISTRATION page and make payment using Foreign Telegraphic Transfer or Direct Transfer or NEFT Transfer or Wire transfer (preferable) or demand draft. Do not forget to keep the pay-in-slip or Challan or online payment receipt. You need the scanned copy of it or scan of the DD to complete next steps.

c.  Filling up of the Registration Form, which can be found in MS WORD format [here] or in PDF format [here].

d. Filling up of 
the Consent to Publish Formwhich can be found in publisher's webpage [hereor can 
directly be downloaded from [here]
                 [ You need the following information to fill in the Consent to Publish Form:
                   Series Title:                            Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
                   Title of Conference:             5th International Conference on Advanced Computing,
                                                                   Networking, and Informatics (ICACNI 2017)
                   Editor(s) name(s):                 Pankaj K. Sa, Sambit Bakshi, Zhiyong Zhang,
                                                                   Ioannis K. Hatzilygeroudis, and Manmath N. Sahoo  

e.  Mailing the following items in .zip / .rar format to
      1.   The Camera ready Article source files, preferably in MS Word format
      2.   Scanned copy of filled in Registration Form
      3.   Scanned copy of filled in Consent to Publish Form
      4.   Proof of studentship (valid on 15-Jan-2017) for availing Student Registration (if
            applicable) signed by head of the department/course coordinator/registrar/director/
    5. Scan of registration fee pay-in-slip/voucher of online transfer/DD payable to ICACNI
        ( whichever applicable ).

    The mail must bear the subject line as : "Registration of article ICACNI2017-XXX".
    ( A SINGLE MAIL must bear all items below. If size exceeds 20 MB, break the mail into
    more than one. Append to subject line of the mails: Part 1Part 2 etc. Multiple mails
    without size limitation will not be considered. )
f.  Submission of original demand draft :
    Submit the original DD with filled in registration form in person or by post so as to
    reach :
              Dr. Sambit Bakshi
               Computer Science & Engineering
               National Institute of Technology Rourkela
               Rourkela, Odisha - 769 008, India
    by above mentioned registration deadlines. YOU NEED NOT POST ANYTHING IF YOU
    HAVE NOT MADE PAYMENT USING DEMAND DRAFT. ICACNI will not be responsible for
    any postal delay or misplacement or failure in receiving the documents by the deadlines.

  Presentation Preparation

Electronic presentation facility will be available and presentation time is limited to 10 minutes including the question and answer session. The presentation should be crisp to clearly bring out the objective of the research and its outcomes along with its importance and applications, if any. The PPT must adhere to the template given [here].

Number of slides should be 10 (must not be beyond 12).

Presentation slides must me mailed to on or before 15-May-2017.
The mail MUST bear a subject line "Presentation slide of article ICACNI2017-XXX".
Recommendation for extending works for special issues will be on the basis of the value
of the work as well as the presentation.