Author Name(s)


Email addresses

(10-point type size, upper and lower case, centered under the title)




Your paper should be in the same format as this file. The abstract goes here. Your abstract should be a maximum of 200 words here clearly outlining the contribution of your paper.



Maximum of six key words can be used.


1. Introduction


Clearly explain the nature of the problem, previous work, purpose, and contribution of the paper.



2. Body of Paper


For the body of your document, use Times New Roman font, 10-point type size, single-spaced. The whole document should be fully justified (not only left-justified). Headings should be 12-point, upper- and lower-case, bold. Subheadings should be 10-point upper- and lower-case.


         Paper size: LETTER (8.5 by 11.0 or 21.6 cm by 27.9 cm). A4 (210 mm by 297 mm, 8.26 by 11.69) will NOT be accepted.



-Top of first page 1.25 (3.2 cm)

-Bottom, left, and right 0.75 (1.9 cm)

-Subsequent pages 0.75 for top, bottom, left, and right 0.75 (1.9 cm)

-Space between two columns 0.5 (1.25 cm)


         Justification: Full justification of the document


         No headers and footers, no page numbers.


2.1 Graphs, Tables, and Photographs


Tables and Graphs: Minimum 8-point type size, minimum line thickness 0.13 or .30 mm, all captions should be upper- and lower-case, bold, and centered over one or two columns of body text.


Illustrations and Photographs: Halftones, minimum of 8-point type size. Captions should be in upper- and lower-case, bold, and centered over 1 or 2 columns of body text. Images must be computer-designed and submitted as EMBEDDED images in your document (postscript, .pdf, or MS Word format). Digitized photographs in 256 greyscale are recommended. Please do not submit color images.



3. Conclusion


Clearly indicate advantages, limitations, and possible applications.



4. Acknowledgements


A brief acknowledgement section may be included between the Conclusion and References (optional). Do not include author biographies.





References need to be numbered as they appear in your text ([1], [2], [3], etc) and should appear in your reference section in numerical order (not alphabetically).


The required format for references is as follows:


(Format for Proceedings Papers)

[1] W.J. Book, Modelling design and control of flexible manipulator arms. A tutorial review, Proc. 29th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, San Francisco, CA, 1990, 500-506.


(Format for Journal Papers)

[2] M. Ozaki, Y. Adachi, Y. Iwahori, & N. Ishii, Application of fuzzy theory to writer recognition of Chinese characters, International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, 18(2), 1998, 112-116.

Note that the journal title and volume number (but not issue number) are set in italics.


(Format for Books)

[3] R.E. Moore, Interval analysis (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1966).

Note that the title of the book is in lower case letters and italicized. There is no comma following the title. Place of publication and publisher are given.









Submitting Your Final Manuscript


Deadline for receipt of final manuscripts is posted on the conference webpage.


In order for your final manuscript to be published, the following conditions must be satisfied:


1.        Your paper must be registered and fully paid-for by the deadline.


2.        Your paper must be presented at the conference by one of the authors.


3.        Papers poorly produced or incorrectly formatted past the deadline will not be included in the proceedings.