A Multi-topic International Conference
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11th HONET-PfE
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
December 15 - 17, 2014 

Author Instructions


The submission and review of technical papers for 11th International Conference HONET-PfE 2014 will be handled by the conference's paper submission and review system (EasyChairTM), accessible from the website. The submitted papers must contain original work and not have been previously published or presented elsewhere. All full-length reviewed papers accepted and presented at HONET-PfE 2014 will be published in the conference proceedings on CD and IEEE Xplore. Hardcopy conference proceedings will contain only program and abstracts and can be ordered for additional fee. At least one author must pre-register for the conference, paying the full registration fee, in order to have their paper included on CD and IEEE Xplore. During the acceptance process, the corresponding author should identify the presenter of the paper. A total of 5 double-column printed pages are allowed for each full-length reviewed paper. A page charge of $100.00 will be applied for each extra page (up to 2 pages for full-length reviewed papers) exceeding the 5-page limit (7 pages maximum). Authors can submit multiple papers but with one registration, 2 papers, $50 per paper will be allowed. All submissions must comply with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations, and IEEE Standards and Policies. Papers failing to comply with these policies will be dropped from the conference and publication.

All paper submissions will be handled electronically.

Authors should prepare a PDF version of their papers, which should not exceed five (5) pages. The format should conform to the guidelines available here, or one can download the sample instructions in template PDF by clicking here.

Attach paper as "submission" and Copyright Form (after acceptance) as "attachment" on EasyChairTM.

DO NOT PUT PAGE NUMBERS in your papers.

It is the author's responsibility to make sure that the paper complies to prescribed IEEE format standards, and is free of technical/grammatical errors.
Camera ready submissions found not complying, will automatically be dropped out.

Details on Copyright Information and Plagiarism policy are available here.

It is mandatory that the PDF versions are generated by the IEEE eXpress PDF generation system. The PDF eXpress can be accessed at

Use Conference ID#:34791X
If you don't have a previous account with PDF eXpress, Click on the link "New Users - Click Here" and fill in your information. Once logged into the system, you can create PDF files complying to IEEE format from word or Tex templates. Remember: IEEE PDF eXpress is NOT a paper submission system.

To upload your Camera Ready Final paper & copyright for submission please click here.

Download Copyright From: click here.
The Copyright transfer form must be filled, signed and uploaded with the paper via submission link as pdf attachment with Camera Ready submission.
Hand-signed and scanned (PDF) Copyright forms must be uploaded along with the paper on the paper submission system. Provide a signed copyright form for each paper. Electronically placed initials are not considered signatures.

Camera Ready Due: Sept. 20,2014
CRITICAL: You must upload the final version of your source file and complete and sign the copyright transfer no later than camera ready due date. If you fail to comply, the paper will be dropped from the program. NO EXTENSIONS WILL BE GRANTED BEYOND THE DEADLINE.
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