WWW9 Conference Paper Submission Guidelines

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION OF WWW9 PAPER

9th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW9)

All papers accepted for presentation in the WWW9 Refereed Paper Track will be published in a bound conference proceedings produced by Elsevier Science B.V.  Pre-publication versions of the paper will be included on a CD-ROM produced by Foretec Seminars, Inc. and will also be posted on the WWW9 web site (http://www9.org).  In order to facilitate publication on the web site and to maintain a consistent look to these documents, all papers must be submitted in html format and adhere to the following guidelines:

HTML Style Sheet

Please incorporate the following document-level style sheet into the <head> of your document's source code:

<STYLE TYPE="text/css">
<!--
BODY { BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ffffff; FONT-FAMILY: arial, times new roman, sans-serif; }
A:link, A:visited, A:active { TEXT-DECORATION: none; FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: #0000FF}

H1, H2 { TEXT-ALIGN: center; FONT-WEIGHT: bold; }
H3, H4, H5 { TEXT-ALIGN: left; FONT-WEIGHT: bold; }
H6 { TEXT-ALIGN: center; FONT-WEIGHT: bold; FONT-SIZE: small; }
H6.CAPTION { TEXT-ALIGN: center; FONT-WEIGHT: bold; FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-STYLE: italic; }

P { TEXT-INDENT: 1em; }
P.CODE { TEXT-INDENT: 0; COLOR: #FF0000; }

UL, OL, DL { FONT-SIZE: small; }
UL { list-style: square; }
LI { FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-WEIGHT: bold; }
UL EM, OL EM { FONT-WEIGHT: bold; }
CODE, CITE { FONT-WEIGHT: bold; }
DD { MARGIN-TOP: 5em; margin-left: 5em }

BLOCKQUOTE { MARGIN-LEFT: 1em; MARGIN-RIGHT: 1em }
IMG { VERTICAL-ALIGN: top; ALIGN: center; }
SUP { COLOR: #0000FF; FONT-SIZE: small; }
-->
</STYLE>

Please keep the html code as simple as possible so that the style sheet can control the look of the paper.

  • Do not specify parameters such as background color, font sizes, margins, etc.  All special formating codes will be removed.
  • Do not use double columns or other layout formatting.  All papers will be converted to a simple single-column layout.

Please use the following html tags in the html source of your paper:

  • H1 and H2 - TITLE (select tag relative to the length of your paper title)
  • H3, H4 and H5 - Names of sections
  • H6 - Names of author(s) (under the title)
  • H6 CLASS=CAPTION - Captions (under images)
  • P - New paragraph will begin with an indent
  • UL/OL/DL - Listings

The maximum number of pages for the paper is twenty (20) printable pages when printed from a standard browser (Netscape, Internet Explorer) using the html style sheet provided.  Please adhere to the following layout order when writing your papers:

  • Title
  • Authors
  • Affiliations
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • Main body of text
  • Acknowledgements
  • Appendix
  • References
  • Vitae

Graphics

  • Accepted image formats include: EPS, TIFF, JPEG, and GIFs
  • Image formats accepted are: EPS, TIFF, JPEG, and GIFs and should be saved at a minimum of 300 dpi to avoid reproduction problems.
  • All images should be centered.
  • Captions should follow immediately after the image (use "H6 CLASS=CAPTION" tags for this).
  • Leave one blank line before and after each image (including the caption)

All paper submissions and relevent images should be compiled into a zip file and uploaded onto the www9 conference paper submission site.  Complicated equations and codes should be rendered into an image file (.jpg or .gif).

To submit a paper, go to http://papers.www9.org:8027/

Paper must be submitted by November 22, 1999

Final versions of accepted papers are due on March 1, 2000

Questions should be directed to etang@foretec.com

Last Updated: November 22, 1999