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Paper Submission Instructions

Important Dates

Submission of full papers
November 14, 2011
Proposal for special sessions
November 14, 2011
Notification of acceptance
January 20, 2012
Final paper due
January 31, 2012

Prospective authors are requested to submit a full paper (max. 8 pages) or an extended abstract (1-2 pages) for review. Special session proposals can also be submitted as papers but should contain 1) a session title and a brief statement of purpose, 2) name and affiliation of the organizer(s), and 3) a preliminary list of speakers. All submissions must be written in English, starting with a succinct statement of the problem, the results achieved, their significance, and performance evaluation of the results.

PerMIS'12 will use the Conference Management Toolkit (CMT), a conference management service sponsored by Microsoft Research for handling the submission, reviews, and acceptance processes.

Final Camera Ready Paper Submission Instructions

Papers and a one page digest are to be submitted using the specified templates. Acceptable electronic formats are: Portable Document format (PDF), Post Script (PS) or Microsoft Word. Papers are to be submitted at the CMT website using the following templates:

ACM SIG Proceedings Templates

http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates (For latex users, Option 2: LaTeX2e - Tighter Alternate style is preferred)

Workshop Digest Template


See an example here

Copyright Strips

Please include one of the following copyright strips that applies to your paper. Please do not include the headings in all CAPS (i.e. ALL GOVERNMENT AUTHORS, etc.):


This paper is authored by employees of the United States Government and is in the public domain. PerMIS'12, March 20-22, 2012, College Park, MD, USA. ACM 978-1-4503-1126-7-3/22/12


(c) 2012 Association for Computing Machinery. ACM acknowledges that this contribution was authored or co-authored by a contractor or affiliate of the U.S. Government. As such, the Government retains a nonexclusive, royalty-free right to publish or reproduce this article, or to allow others to do so, for Government purposes only. PerMIS'12, March 20-22, 2012, College Park, MD, USA. Copyright © 2012 ACM 978-1-4503-1126-7-3/22/12...$10.00


Permission to make digital or hard copies of all or part of this work for personal or classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage, and that copies bear this notice and the full citation on the first page. To copy otherwise, to republish, to post on servers or to redistribute to lists, requires prior specific permission and/or a fee. PerMIS'12, March 20-22, 2012, College Park, MD, USA. Copyright © 2012 ACM 978-1-4503-1126-7-3/22/12...$10.00

ACM Copyright Form

For inclusion in the ACM Digital Library, one of the authors must sign the Proceedings Copyright Form (CRF). Instructions on how to complete the CRF will be emailed to you directly from ACM. Authors will receive a message from <rightsreview@acm.org>. The subject will read "ACM Rights Request: PerMis'12". Take necessary steps to ensure that this email does not end up in your spam folder!

All final papers, digest, and copyright related questions must be directed to the Publications Chair, Brian Weiss at: brian.weiss@nist.gov.