# Authors instructions

If you have received the paper acceptance email from TPC Co-chairs, please use this author instructions to prepare your final camera ready paper.

To present your paper and for consideration of its inclusion in the Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2014, you are required to improve your manuscript based on the reviewers' comments.

NOTE: Deadlines are different depending on the category. Please adhere to the deadline as applicable to your papers.

 Paper Category Maximum Page length (please refer to respective Call for Papers for more information) Deadline to upload camera-ready paper & to complete e-copyright form NOMS Main technical papers 8 (excluding references) January 31, 2014 NOMS Mini-Conference 8 (excluding references, max 9 pages) January 31, 2014 NOMS Short (poster) papers 4 (excluding references) January 31, 2014 Experience Sessions 7 - regular papers (6 + 1 for references) 16 - annotaded slides (15 + 1 for references) January 31, 2014 Special track on Data Centric Cloud and Network Management 8 - full papers (excluding references) 4 - short papers (excluding references) March 1, 2014 Special track on Privacy, Trust, Regulation, and Legal Issues 6 - regular papers (including references) 4 - short papers (including references) March 1, 2014 Special track on the Management of the Internet of Things 8 - full papers (excluding references) 4 - short papers (excluding references) March 1, 2014 ManFI Workshop 6 - regular papers (including references) 4 - short papers (including references) March 1, 2014 BDIM Workshop 6 - regular papers (including references) 15 - annotated slides (including references) March 1, 2014 SDNMO Workshop 8 (excluding references) March 1, 2014 QCMAN Workshop 6 (excluding references) March 1, 2014 Demo 2 February 15, 2014 Dissertation Papers 6 (excluding references) January 31, 2014

Formatting Instructions
Formatting checks are enforced in the submission phase for final manuscripts. Please allow extra time to fix any formatting errors and use PDF-eXpress to generate a compliant file. Due to IEEE technical co-sponsorship of NOMS, your final paper is planned to be included in IEEE eXplore for archival value after the conference. However, IEEE reserves the right to exclude an acceptance paper from inclusion in IEEE eXplore if it is not presented at the conference. Please follow the following steps to finalize the camera ready version of your paper:
1. Prepare in the IEEE double-column format using IEEE Conference Proceeding templates (see also General Formatting Instructions at the bottom of this page).
• For IEEEtran class in LaTeX, use the following as the first line in your LaTeX source file:
• \documentclass[10pt,conference]{IEEEtran}
(Note: with IEEE conferences, the author affiliation is listed under the author's name, unlike IEEE transactions)
• Do not add any page numbering, header or footer (other than the copyright info discussed below, if applicable).
Attention: IEEE has updated the LaTeX template as of November 30, 2012 – please use the new template from the following link: http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html

1. Insert an appropriate copyright clearance code notice is to appear on the bottom of the first page of your  paper according to the guidelines set forth in the Cataloging/Copyright Instructions for an IEEE Conference Proceeding.
• For papers in which all authors are employed by the US government, the copyright notice is: U.S. Government work not protected by U.S. copyright.
• For papers in which all authors are employed by a Crown government (UK, Canada, and Australia), the copyright notice is: 978-1-4799-0913-1/14/$31.00 ©2014 Crown • For all other papers the copyright notice is: 978-1-4799-0913-1/14/$31.00 ©2014 IEEE
• Latex users can add following lines just before \begin{document} for the copyright notice to show up (shown below as an example for the third case above):
• \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts
\IEEEpubid{\makebox[\columnwidth]{978-1-4799-0913-1/14/\\$31.00~\copyright~2014 IEEE \hfill} \hspace{\columnsep}\makebox[\columnwidth]{ }}
• MSWord users can use: ‘Insert’ -> ‘Text box’, insert the appropriate copyright notice in the texbox, and place the box (without border) at the bottom left on the first page.
• Detailed information on IEEE copyright policy and  instructions for authors can be found at: http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/rights/index.html
2. Authors of papers in IEEE two-column format please go to IEEE PDF eXpress Plus Website and follow steps described below.
Authors of accepted papers formatted using annotated slides (adheres to Experience Sessions and BDIM Workshop) should skip this step and go directly to step 4. Should any adaptation be needed, co-chairs will contact authors.
• Create an IEEE PDF eXpress account (use conference ID: 20222xp ). Use 'new user' if you haven't used this site before.
• Use IEEE PDF eXpress Plus to check if your PDF file is Xplore-compliant, OR, else, you can use this site to convert your source files into an IEEE Xplore-compliant PDF file (e.g., for LaTeX users, create a zip file that includes dvi and your eps figure files all together, and then upload the zip file for the system to convert into a compliant PDF file; for MSWord users, upload the Word file and let it convert and return a compliant PDF file).
• Do NOT use 'Approve for collection' in PDF eXpress plus. Camera ready papers should be uploaded on JEMS (see next step)