Manuscript Preparation and Submission
Papers submitted to STA’2017 should be written in English and limited to
six pages (10-point font) including figures, tables and references.
To write paper, please respect the IEEE conference templates for LaTeX
formats or Microsoft Word that may be found at:
Accepted and presented papers will be published in the electronic Conference Proceeding and submitted to IEEE XPLORE.
Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously
or be under consideration for publication while being evaluated for this
Selected papers from STA’2017, after further revisions, will be published in
Instructions for final papers
Authors are required to check their papers with
PDF eXpress at the link below before uploading their final papers.
This is to comply with IEEE Xplore requirements. Failure to do so, will
prevent your paper to be published by IEEE Xplore.
IEEE PDF eXpress is a free service to IEEE conferences, allowing their authors to make IEEE Xplore-compatible PDFs (Conversion function) or to check PDFs that authors have made themselves for IEEE Xplore compatibility (PDF Check function).
IEEE PDF eXpress
IEEE PDF eXpress Access :
Conference ID: ...........
Opening of the site IEEE PDF eXpress: 2017-10-01
Instructions for IEEE PDF eXpress:
IEEE PDF eXpress site
Click 'New Users -
for the Conference ID, your email address, and choose a new
password. Continue to enter information as prompted.
You will receive
online and email confirmation of successful account setup.
for the Conference ID, your email address, and enter the
password you used for your old account.
When you click
'Login', you’ll receive an error saying you need to set up
an account. Simply click 'Continue'. By entering your
previously used email address and password combination, you
will enable your old account for access to this new
Check that the contact information is
still valid, and click 'Submit'.
You will receive online and email
confirmation of successful account setup.
for the Conference ID, email address and password.
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
source file type (if applicable), click Browse and navigate
to file, and click 'Upload File'.
You will receive online and email confirmation of successful
You will receive
an email with your Checked PDF or IEEE PDF eXpress-converted
PDF attached. If you submitted a PDF for Checking, the email
will show if your file passed or failed
Submit your paper to STA'2017
Options (choose one)
|| If the PDF submitted fails the PDF check
If you are not satisfied with the IEEE PDF
|| If the PDF submitted passed the PDF Check, or
you are satisfied with your IEEE PDF eXpress-converted
Submit your source file for conversion PDF
Check, or by clicking Try again, then Submit
Source Files for Conversion.
Resubmit your source file with corrections (Try
again, then Submit Source Files for Conversion)
Submit your IEEE Xplore compatible PDF to the
STA'2017 Conference ManagementWebsite.
Read the PDF Check report, then click "The PDF
Check Report" in the sidebar to get information
on possible solutions.
Submit a PDF by clicking Try again, then Submit
PDF for Checking
IEEE PDF eXpress converts the following file types
Rich Text Format
(La)TeX (DVI and all support files
For documents created in formats that do not embed source files,
include all support files with the final manuscript in a folder.
Put this folder in a compressed archive for submission. If it is
possible to embed images in the source document, you should do
so to avoid potential issues, such as missing graphics.