Instructions for Xplore Authors

Camera ready submission Guidelines for IEEE Xplore Publication

IEEE Conference ID: 44826


Edit the paper, considering review comments – There is a chance to reject your paper if you fail to address review suggestions.

Your paper must be formatted in A4 size double column - as per IEEE conference proceedings format available at

Before Creating a PDF -• Add the copyright notice (given below) to the bottom of the first page of your source document(word or Latex file). If necessary, contact Sanjay Misra at for the appropriate copyright notice.


IMP: The appropriate copyright clearance code notice is to appear on the bottom of the first page of each paper according to 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: 978-1-5386-7214-3/18/$31.00 ©2018 Crown


For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is: 978-1-5386-7214-3/18/$31.00 ©2018 European Union


For all other papers the copyright notice is: 978-1-5386-7214-3/18/$31.00 ©2018 IEEE


Submit your paper(s) on IEEE pdf eXpress website to ensure publication at IEEE Xplore Digital Library


Creating your PDF eXpress Account

Log in to the IEEE PDF eXpress Plus site(


First-time users should do the following:

1. Select the New Users - Click link.

2. Enter the following:

- 44826XP for the Conference ID

- your email address

- a password

3. Continue to enter information as prompted.

An Online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying

your account setup.


Previous users of PDF eXpress or IEEE PDF eXpress Plus need to follow the above steps, but should enter the same password that was used for previous conferences. Verify that your contact information is valid.


Please follow the instructions below carefully to submit your papers:


Access the IEEE PDF eXpress Plus site at:

For each conference paper, click "Create New Title."

Enter identifying text for the paper (title is recommended but not required).

Click "Submit PDF for Checking" or "Submit Source Files for Conversion."


For MSWORD/LibreOffice users It is strongly recommended that convert the source file through PDF Express, which will automatically generate IEEE Xplore compliance PDF.


Indicate platform, source file type (if applicable), click Browse and navigate to file,and click "Upload File."

You will receive an online confirmation and an email confirmation of successful upload.

You will receive an email with your Checked PDF or IEEE PDF eXpress Plus converted PDF attached. If you submitted a PDF for Checking, the email will show if your file Passed or Failed.


Practical Information:- After uploading your file on PDF Express, Xplore compatible PDF is converted/verified within few minutes. So please click- ‘Refresh File Status’ until you will not find your final Xplore Compatible File. Download and Check the file very carefully and if everything is alright(copyright notice at bottom of first page, headings, Figures, Tables etc) then Click Approve for collection.

And Download the PDF file from PDF express.(don’t change the name of converted file PID1234567.pdf)


Download Copyright transfer agreements, one form per paper, not per author. Download copyright form from

( or from ICCSA website.


Complete your registration to the ICCSA 2018 conference and complete your payment.



Send your final tested PDF version, copyright form and proof of registration payment to