SAC '99 Submission Guidelines
The Symposium invites contributions of original papers (long and short
papers) in three categories:
In addition to the topics covered by tracks on the Symposium
Call for Papers, papers are solicited covering
classification systems, geographic information
systems, image processing, biomolecular computing, cognitive science,
biology, chemistry, physics, geosciences, electronic libraries,
office automation and other areas of applications development.
Papers not relating to a specific track or spanning more than
one track should be mailed to the Program Chair.
- original and unpublished research;
- reports of innovative computing applications in the arts,
sciences, engineering, business, government, education and industry; and,
- reports of successful technology transfer to new problem domains.
Note that all submissions will be subject to blind review by
appropriate peer groups. For this reason, papers submitted for
review must not contain information identifying
The following submission guidelines must be strictly followed:
Except where individual tracks have published a later deadline for
submission directly to the track chair,
submissions must be received by August 17, 1998.
Authors of accepted papers will be notified on the 15th of October, and
will have to submit camera-ready copy, together with their conference
registration form, by the 1st of December.
- Submit six (6) copies of original manuscripts to the
appropriate track chair. (For electronic submission,
please contact the track chair.)
- The author(s) name(s) and address(es) must not
appear in the body of the paper, and self-reference
should be in the third person. This is to facilitate
- The body of the paper should not exceed 4,000 words
(approximately 15 pages, double-spaced, 12-point font
- A separate cover sheet attached to each copy
should show the title of the paper, the author(s) name(s)
and affiliation(s), and the address (including e-mail,
telephone, and FAX) to which correspondence should be
- Authors of accepted papers will be sent instructions for
formatting final camera-ready copy based on the ACM Proceedings
Format. There is a set of templates to support this format
for a number of document preparation systems available at