Instruction for Paper Submission
Paper submission typesFollowing contributions are sought:
- Initial submission: up to six pages
- Final submission: up to six pages
Invited Session Proposals:
- An invited session proposal must be submitted via PaperCept.
- Proposals should be up to 2 page long submissions comprising of:
- Title of the invited session including justification of the session topic
- Title and an abstract of each invited paper; and
- Names and affiliations of the invited paper co-authors.
- An invited session consists of 6 papers
- Upon submission and the acceptance of their invited session proposals, the main session organizer will receive an invited session code and be asked to distribute it to paper co-authors before they submit invited session papers.
- The six invited session papers have to be submitted separately by the respective authors in the format prescribed for submission of contributed papers. Each paper in a proposed invited session will be individually reviewed and thus may not be accepted. Consequently, IPC may decide to add another contributed paper to the invited session if it is on the topic of relevance to the invited session.
- The submission deadline for invited session papers is the same as for contributed papers.
All these submission options are subject to the same submission deadline. Please note that these page limits are hard limits. Longer submissions will not be accepted. There will be no provision for paid over-length submissions (page charges).
Paper Submission Preparation
All papers submitted to ASCC 2019, whether for review or publication upon acceptance, must be written in English and formatted in the standard 2-column format for IEEE Control Systems Society conferences. Both, the Initial submissions and Final submissions must use the A4 paper format only.
- Follow this link for detailed instructions on how to prepare a compliant pdf file for submission to ASCC 2019. You will find LaTeX style files (the recommended option), MS Word templates and information about the correct settings to convert your LaTeX or MS Word file to compliant pdf there.
- Please use the online pdf compliance test with ASCC 2019 selected as the conference before trying to upload your paper.
- Papers must be submitted through the PaperCept Conference Management System (scroll down the page for the ASCC 2019 submission link).
- Authors of accepted papers are expected to attend the conference and present their work.
For details on how to upload your submission, please go to the Paper Submission section below.
Initial Paper Upload
Please carefully read the Information for Authors, above, before submitting a paper to ASCC 2019.
Paper submission is through the PaperCept Conference Management System (scroll down the page for the ASCC 2019 submission link) at
Once you arrive at https://controls.papercept.net/conferences/scripts/start.pl and its paper submission page, please select a one of the following submission options:
- Contributed Paper
- Invited Session Proposal
- Invited Session Paper
Final Paper Upload
- Submission of final papers must be completed via the PaperCept website at https://controls.papercept.net/conferences/scripts/start.pl by/before 18 March 2019. Note that any paper for which the final version is not uploaded by the due date will be considered as withdrawn.
- The transfer of Copyright Agreement form should also be submitted during the final paper submission process. When you come to submit your final papers, you will also see the link to an electronic version of the Copyright Agreement.
- The final paper submission process also requires that you update the Abstract and make any final changes to the author list and title of the paper before uploading the paper. This information will be used as is for the Final Program, so please be certain to check your entries carefully. Any authors not updated on the submission site will not be included in the final program of the conference.
- Submissions consisting of up to six pages are accepted. This page limit is hard limit. Longer submissions will not be accepted. There is no provision for page excess fee payment.
- A number of papers will be presented as interactive (poster) presentations and only a set of papers selected by the Program Committee will be presented as oral presentations. To confirm the type of your presentation, please check the conference website later when the Technical Program is finalized.
- Electronic submission for final papers and abstracts is scheduled to open on 18 February 2019.
- Detailed instructions regarding registration process will be available from the Registration menu option above. Note that a Full Registration fee must be paid first to enable the upload of your paper.
- While uploading the Copyright Form we suggest that you use Firefox or Chrome instead of Internet Explorer, to prevent copyright upload issues to IEEE.
Each submitted paper must represent original work that neither has appeared or has been accepted to appear elsewhere for publication, nor is simultaneously under review for another publication, in its current form. If the submitted paper contains any of the (co)authors' previously published work(s) as a basis for the submission, the previous work(s) must be cited and indication must be given as to how the new submission offers substantive novel contributions beyond those of the previously published work(s).
In accordance with the IEEE Policy, all submissions will be tested for similarity and overlap with prior published material using the iThenticate tool. Results of such overlap will be made available to the Program Committee for evaluation. In case of possible violations of the IEEE ethics rules in publishing, the case will be handled in accordance with the IEEE CSS guidelines and may be reported to the IEEE Control Systems Society Committee for Ethics in Publishing. The IEEE CSS guidelines for handling complaints on plagiarism are available here.
Interactive Session Papers (Posters)Based on the decision by the Conference International Program Committee, some papers will be included in oral sessions while some papers will be included in interactive (poster) sessions.
PaperawardsThe following awards will be presented at the Conference:
- Shimemura Young Author Prize
Shimemura Young Author Prize consists of a certificate and a monetary award of 50,000 JPY. The contributions with the first author under age 35 are eligible. The criteria are high technical quality and good presentation of the papers. The winners will be decided by a selection committee and awarded at the closing ceremony.
If you are interested in applying this award, please nominate your paper via this site (it will open in February, 2019).
- Best Paper Award
Best Paper Award consists of a certificate and a monetary award of 50,000 JPY. The criteria are high technical quality and good presentation of the papers. It is not necessary to nominate your paper. The winners will be decided by a selection committee and awarded at the closing ceremony.
- Best Application Paper Award
Best Application Paper Award consists of a certificate and a monetary award of 50,000 JPY. The criteria are high technical quality and good presentation of the papers. It is not necessary to nominate your paper. The winners will be decided by a selection committee and awarded at the closing ceremony.
- Best Poster Award
Best Poster Award consists of a certificate and a monetary award of 50,000 JPY.
It is not necessary to nominate your paper. This award will be selected from chairs of poster session during the poster sessions and awarded at the closing ceremony.
Workshops to be held prior to the conference are solicited on all related topics. The theme of workshops should focus on active areas of research and technology, in order to provide stimulating ideas for on-going and future topics. Proposals for workshops addressing novel control methodologies and nonstandard control applications, as well as workshops with strong tutorial value are encouraged. Workshops focusing on academia-industry partnership and technology transfer are also welcome.
SubmissionThe workshops will be held at 13:00-17:30 on June 9, 2019, at Kitakyushu International Conference Center, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, JAPAN. The proposals for workshops must be accompanied with the following information:
- Main Organizer (one person only, address, phone, and email);
- Co-organizers (address and email);
- Statement of objectives;
- Intended audience;
- List of speakers;
- List of topics.
The proposals must be submitted through PaperCept by the due date. Upon approval the organizers will be asked to produce and maintain a dedicated workshop webpage, which shall be used to disseminate updated information on the workshop, to raise interest from potential participants, and to distribute workshop materials.