The final paper submission deadline is 23:59 (EDT) November 16, 2018. In order for your paper to be successfully included in the ACDT2018 conference proceeding, it is required that you strictly follow the following instructions:

Step 1: Final paper revision

  1. Revise your paper according to the reviewers’ comments.
  2. The maximum number of pages for final manuscript without extra payment is 6 (SIX).
  3. Make sure your paper using the newest IEEE conference paper template that is available here:
    You can directly download the newest IEEE template here: LaTeX or MS Word.
    See Submission Guidelines at for detailed instruction.
  4. Proofread your paper and check its layout (NO page numbered, NO footnotes, NO headers). Please note that IEEE policy requires that all accepted papers must be checked for plagiarism.
  5. Your PDF must be IEEE Xplore compliant.  IEEE PDF eXpress Plus,, can be used to certify your manuscript. Login to the IEEE PDF eXpress Plus
    •  First-time users should do the following:
      • Select the New Users – Click Here link.
      • Enter the following:
        44958XP for the Conference ID
        – your email address
        – a password
      •  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.
  6. Once IEEE PDF eXpress account is created, you can access to the IEEE PDF express website.
    • Click “Create New Title” to start converting or verifying your final paper.
    • You can upload your Word Document file for conversion to PDF or verify your PDF file by clicking the “Submit File for Checking or converting” button.
    • You will receive the online confirmation of successful upload and an email with your Converted PDF or Checked PDF attached.

Step 2: Transfer copyright to IEEE

The corresponding author of your paper should receive an email from IEEE with links and credentials for your eCopyright Form (eCF). Please follow the instructions in the email to complete IEEE Copyright Form.

The appropriate copyright clearance code “978-1-5386-7678-3/18/$31.00 ©2018 IEEE” must be included on the bottom of the first page of each paper as follows.

Step 3: Final manuscript submission on EasyChair system

After completing all above steps, please log in to EasyChair by using the submission account, and submit the following files:

– the final PDF version (IEEE Xplore compliant) of your paper,
– the zip file containing either all LaTeX source files or Word document.