Guideline for the submission procedure
(deadline is December 15, 2011):
1. Prepare your paper
– Submission papers have to be in English.
– Please use the SysMus12 template and follow exactly its formatting guidelines.
– The papers should be between 1 and 2 pages.
– Please note that papers should be blinded for the first submission;
-do not include any author information until camera-ready version.
– Your supervisor can be co-author of your submission; the first author should be a student.
The papers should be made up of the context or the research problem, the research methodology, the conclusion/results, and a short bibliography.
2. Prepare the submission e-mail
– Please include a short (!) description of your research interests and your research career so far.
– Name your request if you like to present your paper in an oral presentation or as a poster.
– Oral presentations will consist of 20 minutes talk (in French or English) and 10 minutes discussion.
– Posters (A0 format) will be displayed throughout the conference and will be presented in a separate poster session.
– Attach your paper in a PDF format document to the e-mail.
– Send your submission until December 15, 2011 (deadline) to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “SysMus12 Paper Submission”.
Submissions will be subject do a double-blind peer-review procedure conducted
entirely by international students representing various research pathways.
Proceedings of the 5th International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology, Montreal, Canada, May 24-26, 2012
SysMus12 Template for Word
PAPERS SHOULD BE BLINDED FOR 1ST SUBMISSION.
2. PAGE SIZE
3. TYPESET TEXT
3.2 Title and Authors
3.3 First Page Copyright Notice
3.4 Subsequent Pages
Table 1. Table captions should be placed above the table
3.5 References and Citations
Footnotes should be Times New Roman 9-point, and justified to the full width of the column.
Use the standard Communications of the ACM format for references – that is, a numbered list at the end of the article, ordered alphabetically by first author, and referenced by numbers in brackets . See the examples of citations at the end of this document. Within this template file, use the style named references for the text of your citation.
The references are also in 9 pt., but that section (see Section 7) is ragged right. References should be published materials accessible to the public. Internal technical reports may be cited only if they are easily accessible (i.e. you can give the address to obtain the report within your citation) and maybe obtained by any reader. Proprietary information may not be cited. Private communications should be acknow-ledged, not referenced (e.g., “[Robertson, personal communi-cation]”).
1If necessary, you may place some address information in a footnote, or in a named section at the end of your paper.
3.6 Page Numbering, Headers and Footers
Do not include headers, footers or page numbers in your submission. These will be added when the publications are
Captions should be Times New Roman 9-point bold. They should be numbered (e.g., “Table 1” or “Figure 2”), please note that the word for Table and Figure are spelled out. Figure’s captions should be centered beneath the image or picture, and Table captions should be centered above the table body.
white space above the section head. Sections and subsequent sub- sections should be numbered and flush left. For a section head and a subsection head together (such as Section 3 and subsection 3.1), use no additional space above the subsection head.
 Ding, W., and Marchionini, G. A Study on Video Browsing Strategies. Technical Report UMIACS-TR-97-40, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1997.
 Fröhlich, B. and Plate, J. The cubic mouse: a new device for three-dimensional iput. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI ’00) (The Hague, The Netherlands, April 1-6, 2000). ACM Press, New York, NY, 2000, 526-531.
 Lamport, L. LaTeX User’s Guide and Document Reference Manual. Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1986.
 Sannella, M. J. Constraint Satisfaction and Debugging for Interactive User Interfaces. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1994.
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