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BIM 2021 Template for Printed Papers

Guidelines for Preparing Camera Ready Version for Printed Volume

Important Notes:

  • These papers are not selected neither for Springer Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies nor as a book chapter at the Taylor and Francis Book.
  • These papers will be published as separate volume in printed form having ISSN Number.
  • The papers will also be archived online.
  • Authors do not need to send copyright forms for these papers. The copyright belongs to the author.

Guidelines

  • Submission should be in English in both .docx and .pdf format in A4 size paper.
  • Length should be up to 8(eight) pages, single
  • The title (14 point, bold), authors’ names (12 point), and affiliations (10 point) should be set flush Centre. Please leave one blank line (12 point) after the title as well as after the list of authors.
  • Abstract should be in Times New Roman font, 11 font size and in Italic.
  • Each section headline writes in Times New Roman font, 12 font size, bold, and all caps. Subsections can be included with Times New Roman font, 11 font size, bold, and the first character of each word caps.
  • No page numbering.

Please read the following  CAREFULLY. Here are the steps you MUST follow:

  • Please see the REVIEWERS’ COMMENTS for your paper at the end of this email, which MUST be addressed. NOTE: If the reviewer’s comments have not been addressed, your paper will NOT be included in the proceedings.
  • Please prepare your final manuscript according to the template available at https://confbim.com/.
  • Make sure that you have made your zip file which includes a camera-ready manuscript in .pdf format as well as in .docx format (PaperID.doc and PaperID.pdf)

Please upload your files and zip folder using proconf system usng your login credentials

  • Write the author’s name properly and sequentially, upon all of their formal approvals to submit the paper. Make sure that a name means just a name. DO NOT include Dr./Prof./Graduate Student/Mr./Ms. etc. in the names or affiliations. Affiliations mean the Dept./Address/Institutes. DO NOT include any designation. Add ALL authors’ valid email addresses and mark the CORRESPONDING AUTHOR in the author list.  
  • Abstract: Is it concise and accurate and within the word limits as mentioned in the template? Usually 150~250 words.
  • For more clarity and readability, please check the English of your paper by an expert or a native speaker.
  • Make sure that no part of this paper (including Figure/Table/Algorithm) is copied from other sources. Make sure that you did not do any plagiarism or self-plagiarism? The similarity shall be less than 25% (Overall) and < 5% from a single source.  
  • Make sure that ALL images/illustrations are from you and drawn by you [even if you want to redraw from another document, make sure that you give reference properly, and take the permission (if needed)]. Do not just download it from a website/paper and put it in the paper. Try to redraw in higher-resolution and use less color. Make sure that texts within an image are clear and font sizes are proper. See the instructions on images from the respective website.
  • Make sure that there is no formatting problem, no typo/spelling Mistakes, no problems on proper punctuations, no mixed fonts, and make sure that all sections/subsections/Figure Numbers/Table Numbers/References, etc. are properly marked.
  • In Acknowledgment, make sure that you do it properly but do not write too much (less than 3 sentences) [ NOT Mandatory].
  • Make sure that all references are 100% cited within the paper. Try to put references from quality journals or conferences.
  • If you refer a web-link, make sure that you put the access date and the title of the site.
  • Each paper has a length limit of up to 8 pages.
  • Registration: at least one author of your paper MUST REGISTER and PRESENT the paper at the conference. Failing to do so, your paper will be withdrawn and not be included in the proceedings. The online registration will be opened soon and you will be notified once it is opened. However, note that the REGISTRATION INFORMATION FORM is needed to be provided during your final paper submission.

Please note the following dates:

  • Camera-Ready Paper – 15 July 2021
  • Registration Deadline – 20 July 2021
  • Date of Conference – 23-25 September 2021

All updates will be shared on time via our website and through email to authors of accepted papers.

We are looking forward to seeing you at BIM 2021.

Sincerely,

Technical Program Committee

BIM 2021

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