Guidelines for final submission of accepted papers

Please carefully complete all the 5 steps below by December 14, 2009 to have your accepted paper included in the programme and proceedings of WONS 2010 for both oral and poster presentations. In both cases, the papers will appear in the conference proceedings.

Step 1: PAPER FORMATTING (by December 14, 2009)

Authors MUST use the author kit (Latex or Word template with 2 columns, we strongly recommend the use of Latex). Pages MUST NOT be numbered. The maximum length of a camera-ready paper is 8 pages, in the standard IEEE two-column format. No paper length extension will be allowed. Papers not formatted with such a template will not be published.

Step 2: REGISTRATION (by December 14, 2009)

Authors must register to and pay the conference fee before December 14, 2009. Failure to do so will result in the paper not being accepted for presentation and not being incuded in the proceedings.
Registration can be done by sending the registration form via email or fax according to the instructions on the form. When you register, you have to provide the EDAS code(s) of your accepted paper(s). Registration fees are as follows:
Registration typeEarly (before 14/12/2009)Regular (after 14/12/2009)
Student€ 350€ 450
Regular (IEEE member)€ 450€ 550
Regular (non IEEE member)€ 550€ 650
Additional papers€ 200 each
Students and IEEE members will have to provide proof of their status.

Step 3: IEEE COPYRIGHT FORM (by December 14, 2009)

IEEE policy requires that, prior to publication, all authors or their employers must transfer to the IEEE in writing any copyright they hold for their individual papers. Transferring copyright is a necessary requirement for publication, except for material in the public domain or which is reprinted with permission from a previously published, copyrighted publication.
In order to fill in the electronic IEEE Copyright Form, please access the EDAS page of your accepted paper(s), and click on the Copyright form button (located just above the Final Manuscript line). Then follow the on-screen instructions until you are done.
You do not need to email it or fax it. Those who already submitted the paper form do not have to submit the electronic version too.
Any forms not sent by Dec. 14 will mean the paper will not be included in the Proceedings or in IEEE Xplore.

Step 4: PDF GENERATION (by December 14, 2009)

All conference papers submitted must adhere to the IEEE Xplore PDF specification by using IEEE PDF eXpress. This is a free tool that allows you to check the conformance of your paper to IEEE Xplore.
To check your paper with IEEE eXpress:

  1. Access the PDF eXpress site
  2. First-time usersPrevious users, but using it the first time for a new conferenceReturning users
    a. Click "New Users - Click Here"
    b.Enter wons10x for the Conference ID, your email address, and choose a new password. Continue to enter information as prompted.
    c. Check that the contact information is still valid, and click "Submit".
    a. Enter wons10x for the Conference ID, your email address, and enter the password you used for your old account.
    b. When you click "Login", you'll receive an error saying you need to set up an account. Simply click "Continue". By entering your previously used email address and password combination, you will enable your old account for access to this new conference.
    c. You will receive online and email confirmation of successful account setup.
    a. Enter wons10x for the Conference ID, your email address and password.
  3. For each conference paper, click "Create New Title".
  4. Enter identifying text for the paper (title is recommended but not required)
  5. Click "Submit PDF for Checking" or "Submit Source Files for Conversion"
  6. Indicate platform, source file type (if applicable), click Browse and navigate to file, and click "Upload File". You will receive online and email confirmation of successful upload
  7. You will receive an email with your Checked PDF or IEEE PDF eXpress-converted PDF attached. If you submitted a PDF for Checking, the email will show if your file passed or failed.
  8. Depending on the outcome of the conversion, take appropriate action:
    Options (choose one)If the PDF submitted fails the PDF checkIf you are not satisfied with the IEEE PDF eXpress-converted PDFIf the PDF submitted passed the PDF Check, or you are satisfied with your IEEE PDF eXpress-converted PDF
    Option 1Submit your source file for conversion by clicking Try again, then Submit Source Files for ConversionResubmit your source file with corrections (Try again, then Submit Source Files for Conversion)Submit your IEEE Xplore compatible PDF (see STEP 5 below).
    Option 2Read the PDF Check report, then click "The PDF Check Report" in the sidebar to get information on possible solutionsSubmit a PDF by clicking Try again, then Submit PDF for CheckingSubmit your IEEE Xplore compatible PDF (see STEP 5 below).
    Option 3"Request Technical Help" through your account"Request a Manual Conversion" through your accountSubmit your IEEE Xplore compatible PDF (see STEP 5 below).

Step 5: FINAL SUBMISSION (by December 14, 2009)

Upload your Xpress-validated PDF file onto EDAS, by updating your previous submission.


Authors of papers accepted as posters must format their paper according to the steps at the top of this page. The following are guidelines on how to produce your actual poster for the WONS poster session.

  • Each poster presenter will be provided with an easel and a board (portrait orientation) where to pin its poster.
  • Posters may either be an A0 sheet (approx 84cm x 119cm, or 33.1 in x 46.8 in) or several A4/letter sheets covering the same area as an A0 sheet.
  • The posters will be located in a public area, close to the session room, viewable during coffee breaks.
  • One of the authors should be present during the allocated coffee break (see Program) to present the poster to conference delegates. More detailed information on poster discussions will be given during the conference opening session.
  • Posters are more effective if set in primary colours.
  • Use complementary colours (yellow and purple, red and green, orange and blue) as a background to text and art work.
  • Use LARGE FONTS for the title and for "news caption" phrases ("news caption" phrases are excerpts from the written text that capture the essence of some of the central ideas).
  • Use at least 72 point font for the title, and 36 point font for the news caption phrases.
  • Use 18 point font for the text.
  • Use small blocks for the text - a wall of text is not attractive! Make sure that the small blocks of text can stand alone. That way, if someone comes up to your poster and reads only a small portion of it, it will still make sense.
  • Use only one type of font (mixed fonts have an unprofessional look).
  • Avoid using too many style changes (i.e., shadow, bold, italics, underscoring, etc.).
  • Consider using right-ragged text (justified text looks nice from a distance, but is more difficult to read; remember that people will be standing and reading the text on the spot -- you want to make the text as easy to read as possible).
  • Use lots of "white space" around your work -- light and empty space attracts the eye (and the reader).
  • Use simple fonts such as Helvetica or Times New Roman.
  • Run your spell check (twice!) and have a friend read the poster text in draft form before you mount the work.


The Seventh International Conference on Wireless
On-demand Network Systems and Services

Technical sponsorship: IEEE, IEEE ComSoc, IFIP, EuroNF
February 3-5, 2010. Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Paper submission (via EDAS)

Scope of the conference

As more and more users become increasingly dependent on wireless and mobile communications, it is necessary to secure a reliable and dependable technology support for "on-demand" services through any of the wireless architectures that have been in development recently, such as mesh networks, wimax, wifi, ad hoc networks, sensor networks, etc.

However, there are serious challenges to overcome, such as the integration of infrastructure-based and ad hoc networks, robust algorithms for self-organizing, reconfigurable wireless networks, on-demand service models and their provision in a highly-volatile interconnection environment, and smooth interoperability of architectures.

WONS, now in its seventh edition, has established itself as a high-quality forum to address these challenges in the context of a workshop that is rich in intense interactions and based on innovative contributions by experts in the field.

This announcement solicits original submissions of high-quality research papers on "wireless on demand networks" that provide novel insights on protocol and network design, modeling and performance evaluation, pricing and profitability models, QoS models, practical implementations, service level aspects and Internet integration of wireless networks.

Topics related to wireless ad hoc networks, mesh networks, vehicular networks and sensor networks comprise, but are not limited to:

  • Architecture and Design
  • Analysis through simulation and experimental evaluation
  • Modeling
  • Internet integration
  • Social and economic aspects
  • Pervasive / ubiquitous computing
  • Localization and mobility management
  • Security
  • Energy-efficient protocols and power management
  • Applications and Service Support
  • Data dissemination and Peer-to-Peer systems
  • Middleware aspects
  • Self-X and network management

A special session on Wireless Body Area Networks (WBANs) will be organized by Prosense (European FP7 Project).

Manuscript submissions

Submitted papers must not have been published elsewhere nor currently be under review by another conference or journal. Authors are invited to submit double-column full (8 pages) and short papers (4 pages) in PDF format having a font size no smaller than 10pt. Short papers should present future research directions, ongoing work, visionary, innovative ideas; accepted short papers will populate poster sessions at the conference and will be included in the conference proceedings.
Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and present the paper.
Conference proceedings will be included in the IEEE Xplore library.

Further submission instructions will be published on the conference web site.

Important dates

  • Paper registration (title+abstract): September 25th, 2009 October 15th, 2009 Extended
  • Full Paper Submission: October 2nd, 2009 October 15th, 2009 Extended
  • Acceptance notification: November 17th, 2009
  • Camera-ready due: December 7th, 2009 December 14th, 2009 Extended

Paper submission (via EDAS)