Format and Submission Guidelines

ICSE 2013 Formatting Instructions

Paper Preparation and Formatting

All papers must conform, at time of submission, to the IEEE Formatting Guidelines.  Make sure that you use this MS Word template and this LaTeX class (updated January 3rd, 2013).  Submissions must be in PDF format.  Make sure that you are using the correct IEEE style file: the title should be typeset in 24pt font and the body of the paper should be typeset in 10pt font.
 
Latex users: please use \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} (without option 'compsoc' or 'compsocconf').

Papers, when properly formatted, must not exceed the size limits stated for the paper categories as follows:

Paper category Size Limit
Technical research 10 pages for all text, appendices, figures, and references.
Software engineering in practice Experience reports: 10 pages;
Mini tutorials: 4 pages;
Panels: 2 pages.
Software engineering in Education Full papers: 10 pages, including all text, references, appendices, and figures.
Short papers: 4 pages, including all text, references, appendices, and figures
Formal demonstrations 4 pages, including all text, references, appendices, and figures.
New ideas and emerging results 4 pages, including all text, references, appendices, and figures.
Doctoral symposium 4 pages, including all text, references, appendices, and figures.
ACM student research competition 2 pages, including all text, references, appendices, and figures; and one additional page for the list of references only.
Workshop summaries 2 pages, including all text, references, appendices, and figures.
Tutorial summaries 3 pages, including all text, references, appendices, and figures.

Non-Conforming Submissions

Submissions that do not comply with the foregoing instructions and size limits will be desk rejected without review.

Accepted Contributions

All authors of accepted papers will be asked to complete an electronic IEEE Copyright form and will receive further instructions for preparing their camera ready versions.

All accepted contributions will be published in the conference electronic proceedings and in both ACM Digital Library and IEEE Digital Library.