Paper Submission Guidelines

Copyright Agreement

Please fill in the copyright agreement “Consensus to Publish” as provided by Springer for Chapters to be published in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). Please proceed as follows:

1) Download the Springer Copyright Form
2) Fill in Author Information and Paper Information
3) Sign the Form
4) E-Mail the form to

Camera-Ready Version

Accepted DESRIST 2013 papers will be published as a volume of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) by Springer. Authors need to revise the manuscript following the suggestions and comments made by the reviewers when preparing the final submission.

For the camera-ready version it is essential that authors carefully follow the Springer LNCS guidelines and use the Microsoft Word template. Any failure to follow these guidelines may result in the paper not being included in the Springer LNCS volume. Feel free to contact the proceedings chair, Riitta Hekkala, if you have any questions.

Submit the final camera-ready version of the paper by April 7, 2013. This a strict deadline; if the paper is not submitted by this date, it cannot be included in the LNCS proceedings.

As to the paper lengths the following guidelines apply:

  • Full research papers: 16 pages
  • Research in progress papers: 8 pages
  • Product and prototypes papers: 8 pages
  • Poster presentations: 2 pages abstract

These page limits include all related pages (including first page, references, etc.). For the paper to be included in the LNCS proceedings, at least one of the authors must register for the conference by April 7, 2013.

Please use our EasyChair system to submit the final verion of your paper.