Authors should submit an original paper in English (or in Portuguese, if they are not able to write in English or to translate their paper to English), carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, using the on-line submission procedure. But we strongly encourage authors to submit their papers in English.

The papers to be submitted must have between 4 to 12 pages otherwise it will be rejected without review. Please check the paper formats page so that you may be aware of the accepted paper page limits.

The guidelines for paper formatting provided at the conference web ought to be used for all submitted papers. The preferred submission format is the same as the camera-ready format. Please check and carefully follow the instructions and templates provided. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable.

Papers that are out of the conference scope or contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Double-blind method.

This conference uses the  "double-blind" paper evaluation method. In order to facilitate that, the authors are kindly requested to produce and to provide the paper, without any reference to any of the authors. This means that itís necessary to remove the authors personal details, the acknowledgements section and any reference that may disclose the authors identity.


After the reviewing process is completed, the contact author of each paper will be notified of the result, by e-mail. The authors are required to follow the reviews in order to improve their paper before the camera-ready submission.

Papers publication.

All accepted papers will be published in the proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on this website.

Paper Formats.

All papers accepted for the conference  will be published in the proceedings under an ISBN reference, on paper and on the website, as long as the camera-ready submission, registration and copyright document have been received.

Paper Templates.

The provided MS Word template should be used for all papers. This template was gotten from the IEEE website, at

Authors are requested to not modify the given template while formatting their camera-ready submission. Each submission will be analyzed and if any formatting error is found, it may be sent to the authors for proper re-formatting.

If the template is not used then the authors have to assure the correct papers formatting otherwise the camera-ready submission may not be accepted for inclusion in the proceedings

To download the template, click here.

Presentation Guidelines.

All technical session rooms are equipped with a computer running Microsoft Windows with Microsoft Powerpoint and Adobe Acrobat Reader. By using a pen drive or a CD, speakers may use the above mentioned equipment. Speakers may also use their own computer