Austrochip 2014

22nd Austrian Workshop on Microelectronics
09 October 2014, Graz, Austria.

Graz University of Technology
Institute for Applied Information Processing and Communications

Paper Submission

Papers can be submitted via the EasyChair submission system.

The guidelines:

Submissions must be:
  • Original, unpublished and not simultaneously submitted to other workshops, conferences, or journals.
  • Anonymous - all papers will be blind-reviewed.
  • Format should be according to the IEEE style.
  • Papers can be written in English or German (but note that only submissions in English can be considered for a publication at IEEE Xplore).
  • Papers should not exceed 6 pages (including bibliography and appendix).
Papers not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration!

Intructions for Camera-Ready Version

1. Paper Page Limit: Papers should be strictly no more than 6 pages in length (including bibliography and appendix).

2. Important Deadlines: Final paper and copyright form is due by 18th September 2014.

3. Preparing your Paper: Proofread your source document thoroughly to confirm that it will require no revision.

Important: Insert an appropriate copyright clearance code notice is to appear on the bottom of the first page of your paper according to the guidelines set forth in the Cataloging/Copyright Instructions for an 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: 978-1-4799-7244-9/14/$31.00 ©2014 Crown
  • For all other papers the copyright notice is: 978-1-4799-7244-9/14/$31.00 2014 IEEE
Latex users can use the following lines just before \begin{document} for the copyright notice to show up (shown below as an example for the third case above):
	\IEEEpubid{\makebox[\columnwidth]{978-1-4799-7244-9/14/\$31.00~\copyright~2014 IEEE \hfill}
	\hspace{\columnsep}\makebox[\columnwidth]{ }}
Please also don't forget to add PDF file meta data. You can add the data
    % Use the 'hyperref' package in order to set PDF file meta data.
	  pdftitle={The Title of the paper},
	  pdfsubject={22nd Austrian Workshop on Microelectronics - Austrochip 2014},
	  pdfauthor={The Authors},
	  pdfkeywords={The keywords},
Also: please do NOT add pagination to your final PDF.

4. IEEE Compatibility Test: Final versions of accepted papers are required to pass the compatibility test in IEEE PDF eXpressTM. IEEE PDF eXpressTM allows you to convert your source files (Word, LaTeX, or others) into IEEE XploreTM compatible files. You may also use PDF eXpressTM to check your own PDF files for compatibility. Please follow the following steps to make sure your file is compliant with IEEE Xplore:
  1. Go to the IEEE PDF eXpress website at
  2. Click on "New User" to create your own IEEE PDF eXpress account for the Austrochip 2014 conference using Conference ID: 34239X. If you have used IEEE PDF eXpress before, the system will recognize you as an existing user, but you still need to set up your account.
  3. Upload source file(s) for conversion and/or PDF(s) for checking. The site contains extensive instructions, resources, helpful hints, and access to technical support.
  4. Proofread the generated PDF file thoroughly. There could be missing symbols, equations, graphs, and also reported errors. Please update the source file and repeat the conversion again. If the problem persists, please use the online help provided on the IEEE PDF eXpress site.
5. Copyright Form: Complete the copyright form, print it, sign it, and scan the signed form.

6. Upload to Easychair: You must upload a ZIP file including:
  • A signed copyright form in PDF format.
  • The sources of final version of your paper (Latex, figures, etc.).
  • The final version of your paper (PDF) checked throught IEEE PDF eXpress.
Easychair Instructions:
  1. Log into EasyChair and go to menu "My submissions->Paper NN", where NN is the submission number. Authors are required to include their names and affiliations in their final papers. Please make sure the author names appearing on the paper and entered into the submission system match exactly (by using the options Update information and Update authors).
  2. Click on "Submit a new version" link at the upper right cornerm, specify the file name and click on "Submit a New Version" button to upload.
7. Register to the Conference (if not already done): At least one of the authors will be required to register and attend the conference to present the paper in order to include the paper in the conference proceedings. To register, fill out the registration form.