Paper Acceptance Criteria

Preliminary paper acceptance is based on the initial abstract submission. Final paper acceptance and the assignment of presentation spots at the symposium are made after reviewing the full papers. Both the abstracts and full papers are reviewed and approved by the Program Committee.

Abstract submission

Preliminary paper acceptance is based on the initial abstract submission. The work must be original and unpublished. The abstract must clearly and concisely state the specific results of the work and its originality. The prospective authors are requested to submit 300 words abstract without figures and tables, by November 23, 2013 to the conference management service. Please follow the instructions in the new submission page at the conference management service.

Full paper submission

Authors of the accepted abstracts are invited to submit a full paper of 4 to 8 pages for the full paper review. Please follow the format of this example paper or use this template from DHM 2011 for preparing the full paper.

Papers to be presented at the symposium will be selected by the Program Committee on the basis of the content of submitted full papers. All contributors are requested to submit a camera ready by January 13, 2014 to the conference management service, and give either an oral presentation conforming to 20 min format or poster presentation at the symposium.

Camera ready submission

We request that authors of accepted papers submit their camera-ready paper by Mar. 28, 2014 via the CMT website.

To help you prepare the final copy of your paper, we have included in the following steps all of the information you will need to submit and register your camera-ready paper (all the materials must be sent before March 28th, 2014 at 11:59 PM EST):

Revise your paper(s) in response to reviewer comments. The paper status and review comments are available in the Paper Decision column at the CMT website.

Format the camera-ready with respect to the conference formatting guidelines. For both oral and poster presentations, you are allowed a total of 4 to 8 pages including all figures, tables, and references.

Submit the final version of title, authors, abstract, and camera-ready paper using the CMT submission form.

The conference proceedings for DHM 2014 symposium will be published in a printed abstract with the following ISBN: 978-4-9907680-0-3, and distributed at the conference, but will *not* be made public online *nor* indexed by digital libraries. The copyright of the papers will be kept by the authors. Extended versions of some selected papers will be published in the special issue of the International Journal of Human Factors Modelling and Simulation, at authors' agreement.

We require that at least one author from your paper be registered for the DHM 2014 through the online payment system before March 28th, 2014 (11:59 PM EST).

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If you need an invitation letter and other formal documents for your VISA application, please check this site and send an email as soon as possible to Dr. Natsuki Miyata in which you indicate your: paper Id, paper title, full name, full address, passport number, and nationality.