Final Paper Submission

The final submission comprises following three components:

  1. A single compressed file including the electronic files of the final version
  2. A scanned image file of a completed and signed copyright form
  3. Completed registration form with registration payment (signed check)

Guideline for Preparing The Electronic Files for The Final Version

The proceedings of COCOA'09 will be published in Springer-Verlag series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). Read carefully Springer's instructions on preparing the manuscript before you submit the final version. See HERE for more detail. We request that you should use ONLY LaTex with the llncs.cls style file, which you can download from at HERE.

Please make a single compressed file (i.e. zip), which includes all the source files and the scanned image file of your complete and signed copyright form, and submit the file to Springer OCS (the system that you used for the manuscript submission).

Guideline for Preparing Copyright Form

One author of each accepted paper must sign the copyright form, which is located at HERE. A scanned copyright form has to be included in the compressed file of your final version submission.

Conference/Book: The 3rd Annual International Conference on Combinatorial Optimization and Applications (COCOA'09). Volume Editors: Dingzhu Du, Xiaodong Hu and Panos M. Pardalos. Volume Number: LNCS 5573.

Guideline for Preparing the Registration

To guarantee that your paper is included in the proceeding, at least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference. The registration form can be located at HERE.

Registration payment must be made via international bank check/draft in US dollars payable to Xudong Hu, the chair of organization committee of COCOA'09. (Send the request to [email protected] if you want to pay in RMB). We are very sorry for being unable to accept credit cards. Please send completed registration form with registration payment (signed check) carefully via Express Airmail to:

Xudong Hu
Institute of Applied Mathematics
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zhong Guan Cun Dong Lu 55
Beijing 100190, P. R. China
TEL: (8610)-62639192 or (86)-13501002831

Note: We must receive the package by April 1, 2009. Please mind the mailing delays
(Beijing is far away from North America and Europe) and post your package as early as possible.

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