Instructions for preparation of camera-ready papers:

Deadline for camera-ready papers is March 10, 2013

The final manuscript length of the accepted regular papers is:

  • 6 pages for oral presentations
  • 4 pages for poster presentations

The final manuscript length of the accepted student papers is:

  • 4 pages for oral presentations
  • 2 pages for poster presentations

All accepted papers will be included in the proceedings (book + USB flash drive) and will be included to the IEEE Xplore digital library.

In order to prepare the camera-ready version of your paper please follow these steps:

  • Please modify your paper if necessary to comply with the final manuscript page limit specified above. Please address the comments from reviewers in the camera-ready paper.
  • Format of the paper must follow the IEEE conference proceedings guidelines (two-columns format). The templates (DOC, LaTeX) are available here. Please use A4 page size.
  • We only accept an IEEE Xplore compliant PDF file as camera-ready submission. For this reason create a PDF file and verify your PDF file with the IEEE PDF eXpress tool. Please set up an account on the IEEE PDF eXpress website with the conference ID ddecs13x (activates from February 25, 2013) and follow the instructions on the website.
  • If your PDF file has passed the PDF check successfully please login in the ConfTool and upload your checked PDF file.
  • Fill in and sign the Copyright form [pdf, doc] and send it to us by fax (fax number: +420 54114 1270) or by e-mail ( until March, 10th. Altertatively, you can also upload it as a separate file (!) to the ConfTool system together with your camera-ready PDF file. In the form, the "IEEE PUBLICATION TITLE" is "2013 IEEE 16th International Symposium on Design and Diagnostics of Electronic Circuits & Systems (DDECS)".
  • At least one author of the paper is required to register and pay the conference fee before the early registration deadline (March 10th), and to present the paper/poster. More information on registration process can be found here.
  • Authors not following the instructions may result in the paper not being included in the proceedings.

Instructions for submission:

Prospective authors are cordially invited to submit original, previously unpublished papers using ConfTool - the electronic submission system. Papers in English with a length of 6 pages maximum in IEEE conference style are expected. Papers can be submitted in the following categories:

Regular Paper: A paper presenting an original and novel scientific content (maximum 6 pages in the IEEE two-column format).

Industrial Paper: The paper is submitted from an industrial sector, possibly as a joint work with research institutes and it has the character of industrial results, e.g. a real chip design, fabrication defects analysis, a new design and/or test technique used in company, design and/or test problems that need to be solved, etc. The paper should have at most 6 pages in the IEEE two-column format.

Student Paper: A paper presenting results of a student's PhD or master work. In order to be eligible as a student paper, the first author has to be the student (or more than one student in case of joint work), and the second author the advisor. The accepted paper has to be presented by the student. The paper should have at most 4 pages in the IEEE two-column format.

Embedded Tutorial: One hour tutorials will be embedded into the program. Authors should submit their proposal in the form of an extended abstract (2-4 pages) together with a short CV.

The proper category of your submission must be selected during the submission process in the ConfTool.

Paper format:
Format of the paper should follow the guidelines for the IEEE sponsored conference Proceedings (two-columns format). The templates (DOC, LaTeX) are available here. Please use A4 page size.