• Make sure to read the detailed author guidelines BEFORE you create your submission.
  • Paper (6 - 9 pages including references) submissions should be written in English and submitted through the online submission system and strictly adhering to the specified format to be considered for reviewing and publication.
  • Authors wishing to present a poster and/or demo may submit a 1 to 2 page extended abstract, which, if accepted, will appear in the ICFNDS 2017 conference  proceedings.
  • The current ACM proceedings templates in Word and LaTeX formats can be downloaded from here.
  • The TPC chairs may immediately reject submissions that violate the formatting requirements.
  • The submission system can report some formatting violations in papers that you upload. You can also visually inspect a page-by-page report of your paper format using this online tool.
  • Each paper must deal with original and unpublished work, not submitted for publication elsewhere (copyright problems fall entirely under responsibility of the authors).
  • Each paper will be reviewed by at least three experts in the relevant field based on its originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation. ensuring the publication of only top quality contributions. When a paper is accepted at least one of the authors has to register to the conference and deliver the related talk.
  • The contact author will receive an email from ACM Rightsreview (rightsreview@acm.org) with a link to the electronic ACM copyright-permission form(s) to be completed. Upon completing the electronic form, you will receive a confirmation email. Contained within the confirmation email will be the ACM copyright-permission block text, conference data, and DOI string/url specific for your submission and mandatory to appear on the first page of your paper.