Authors are invited to submit original contributions in English including, but not limited to, the ARC2017 Symposium topics .
Submissions must identify the format of the contribution as either:

  • Long papers (12 pages maximum) which should include mainly accomplished results (regular oral presentation).
  • Short papers (8 pages maximum, or 10 pages maximum upon payment of a further charge of 50 Euro per extra page) to be composed of work in progress or report recent developments (poster presentation).

Each paper will be reviewed by at least three Programme Committee members.
Submitted papers should conform to the Springer-Verlag LNCS formatting guidelines. Please read the author instructions from Springer-Verlag at The use of LaTeX is strongly recommended. The style and class files can be downloaded from HERE.
Submit your PDF formatted paper online here.
Please be aware that if your paper is accepted, you will need to supply the source files of the final camera-ready version of your paper, including any suggested modifications from the reviewers.


Camera Ready Papers

When you submit your camera-ready paper, please supply all source files, as Springer wish to modify and compile Latex source files. In addition, please submit a pdf that can be used for proofing. You will be contacted directly by Springer in due course to verify your submission appears as you wish.

Springer would like to add hyperlinks to your manuscript in the online version, so we recommend the use of LaTeX2e for the preparation of your camera-ready manuscript, together with the corresponding Springer class file - contains:

    llncs.cls, Springer class file;
    llncs.dem, sample input file, you can use it as a source for your own input;
    llncs.doc (actually a TeX file), the documentation of the class, with detailed instructions on how the macro package works;
    llncs.dvi, DVI resulting out of llncs.doc.

Please download the template,, from HERE.

Proceedings Publication

The proceedings will be published as a Springer Verlag LNCS series volume (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).
Authors are required to complete a copyright declaration form and upload it when submitting their final draft of the paper. This form can be downloaded from HERE.

Author Registration

It is compulsory to have a full registration for each accepted paper. The registration deadline for authors is the same as the camera-ready submission deadline (January 15th, 2017).
When registering as author, please provide the ID (that was assigned during the submission process) and title of your paper. If you have used additional pages (only for short papers), please select the appropriate number as payment option.

Deadlines and dates

Event:Monday April 3rd to Friday April 7th, 2017
Symposium:Tuesday April 4, 2017
Wednesday April 5, 2017
Thursday April 6, 2017
Tutorials:Monday April 3, 2017
Friday April 7, 2017
Submission:Friday November 11, 2016
Submission (extended):Friday November 25, 2016
(hard deadline)
Author notification:Monday December 19, 2016
Camera-ready:Friday January 20, 2017