The abstract should appear at the top of the left-hand
column of text, about 0.5 inch (12 mm) below the
title area and no more than 3.125 inches (80 mm)
Leave a 0.5 inch (12 mm) space between
the end of the abstract and the beginning of the
The abstract should contain about 100 to
150 words, and should be identical to the abstract
text submitted electronically along with the paper
All manuscripts must be in English, printed
in black ink.
These guidelines include complete descriptions
of the fonts, spacing, and related information
for producing your proceedings manuscripts. Please
follow them and if you have any questions, direct
them to ICICT2007 secretariat at
Formatting your Paper:
All printed material, including text, illustrations,
and charts, must be kept within a print area of
6.9 inches (175 mm) wide by 8.9 inches (226 mm)
high. Do not write or print anything outside the
print area. The top margin must be 1 inch (25
mm), except for the title page, and the left margin
must be 0.75 inch (19 mm).
All text must be in a two-column format. Columns are to be 3.27 inches
(83 mm) wide, with a 0.37 inch (8 mm) space between
them. Text must be fully justified.
Page Title Section:
The paper title (on the first page) should begin
1-3/8 inches (35 mm) from the top edge of the
page, centered, completely capitalized, and in
Times 14-point, boldface type.
The authors’ name (s) and affiliation (s)
appear below the title in capital and lower case
Papers with multiple authors and affiliations
may require two or more lines for this information.
Type-Style and Fonts:
To achieve the best rendering both in the proceedings
and from the CD-ROM, we strongly encourage you
to use Times-Roman font.
In addition, this will give the proceedings
a more uniform look.
Use a font that is no smaller than nine
point type throughout the paper, including figure
In nine point type font, capital letters are 2
If you use the smallest point size, there
should be no more than 3.2 lines/cm (8 lines/inch)
This is a minimum spacing; 2.75 lines/cm
(7 lines/inch) will make the paper much more readable.
Larger type sizes require correspondingly
larger vertical spacing.
Please do not double-space your paper.
True-Type 1 fonts are preferred.
The first paragraph in each section should not
be indented, but all following paragraphs within
the section should be indented as these paragraphs
Subheadings should appear in lower case (initial
word capitalized) in boldface. They should
start at the left margin on a separate line.
Sub-subheadings, as in this paragraph, are
However, if you must use them,
they should appear
in lower case (initial word capitalized) and start
at the left margin on a separate line, with paragraph
text beginning on the following line. They
should be in italics.
Printing your Paper:
Print your properly formatted text on high-quality,
8.5 x 11-inch white printer paper. A4 paper is
also acceptable, but please leave the extra 0.5
inch (12 mm) empty at the BOTTOM of the page and
follow the top and left margins as specified.
If the last page of your paper is only
partially filled, arrange the columns so that
they are evenly balanced if possible, rather than
having one long column.
Please do not
paginate your paper.
Page numbers, session numbers, and conference
identification will be inserted when the paper
is included in the proceedings.
Illustrations, Graphs and
Illustrations must appear within the designated
They may span the two columns.
If possible, position illustrations at
the top of columns, rather than in the middle
or at the bottom.
Caption and number every illustration.
All halftone illustrations must be clear
black and white prints. Do not use any colors in illustrations.
Use footnotes sparingly (or not at all!) and place
them at the bottom of the column on the page on
which they are referenced. Use Times 9-point type,
single-spaced. To help your readers, avoid using
footnotes altogether and include necessary peripheral
observations in the text (within parentheses,
if you prefer, as in this sentence).
You must include your fully completed, signed
copyright declaration when you submit your paper.
have this declaration before your paper can be
published in the proceedings.
The copyright declaration is a statement
by the author(s) pronouncing that the material
submitted is original and has not been submitted
for presentation or publication at any other conference.
maximum of six A4 pages are allowed for a paper,
with references included in this page limit.
List and number all bibliographical references
at the end of the paper. The references can be
numbered in alphabetic order or in order of appearance
in the document. When referring to them in the
text, type the corresponding reference number
in square brackets as shown at the end of this
 A.B. Smith, C.D. Jones, and E.F. Roberts,
"Article Title," Journal, Publisher,
Location, pp. 1-10, Date.
 Jones, C.D., A.B. Smith, and E.F. Roberts,
Book Title, Publisher, Location, Date.