Information for authors
The Proceedings of SciDAC 2005 will be published as a hardback volume by IOPP as part of their Journal of Physics: Conference Series shortly after the conference.
Formal papers are expected from plenary speakers, invited speakers, and poster presenters. Information from the panels will NOT be included in the proceedings. Completed papers are due
AT THE CONFERENCE and should be provided to the conference staff
at registration on a CD with all associated files, along with a signed copyright form,
and a hard-copy printout of the complete paper.
Papers for the SciDAC 2005 proceedings should be prepared
using Microsoft Word or LaTeX2e according to the guidelines provided below.
Conference staff will collect ALL the content for the proceedings and provide the complete package to IOPP.
Now that the conference is over, send materials for proceedings to
P.O.Box 2008 MS 6164
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6164
What you need to supply
Please bring the following with you to the conference (and give to staff at registration):
- A signed Assignment of Copyright Form -- please place in envelope with
The IOPP Assignment of Copyright form is
available as a PDF file to print out, sign and return.
- The file(s) for the TEXT of your paper-- please bring these on a cd
prepared as described below using Microsoft Word or LaTeX2e
(using the jpconf.cls class file).
- The file(s) for any illustration or graphics -- please put these on a cd
(may be same cd as paper)
saved in any of the following formats:
Please do not send original application files -- such as Origin, CorelDraw, etc but
export into a suitable graphics format. Please provide a B&W and/or
grayscale version of all color graphics. (Due to production costs,
we may not be able to include all color graphics.)
If you include graphics from other
sources, you MUST include a copyright release for those graphics to be included
in the proceedings. To verify that proper releases are done, we have a
Graphics release statment for authors to fill out and sign.
- for papers prepared with Microsoft Word: EPS, WMF, TIFF, GIF, JPEG, BMP.
- for papers prepared with LaTeX2e: EPS only
- A PDF (or PostScript) file of the COMPLETE article, including
all the graphics -- please put these on a cd
(may be same cd as paper text files).
PDF is preferred but PostScript is also acceptable. Note
that GhostScript can
be used to make PDF from PostScript files.
- A hard-copy printout of your complete paper -- please have this in a
with all the figures and tables included. (This is so we
can see what it is supposed to look like in case there are any problems with the
Preparing your paper (summary)
- Use either European A4 or US Letter sized paper with margins setup
according to the Word or LaTeX2e guidelines.
- Do not add any headers or footers to your article as these will be added
automatically during the production process.
- Do not number the pages because they will be numbered during the production
- Whether you use Word or LaTeX2e please make sure you embed all graphics
in the text file of your paper. Details of how to do this are included in
the Word and LaTeX2e guidelines.
The organisers have established page limits for the different types of papers being prepared.
Please prepare your paper to fit within these guidelines.
- Plenary talks: 15 pages
- Invited talks: 10 pages
- Posters: 5 pages
LaTeX2e guidelines and class file
LaTeX2e guidelines together with a class file are available to help authors
prepare articles for Journal of Physics: Conference Series. Documentation
is provided to illustrate how to use the class file. The files are available
in zipped format for use on a PC, Unix tar gzipped format and as a Stuffit
file for use on a Mac.
Word guidelines and templates
Guidelines and templates are provided for authors using Word to prepare their paper.
The guidelines and templates may be downloaded as a
complete package or as individual files:
Technical enquiries concerning preparing papers for Journal of Physics:
Conference Series should be directed to:
For this issue, we are working with Lali Chatterjee, Principal Physicist/Editor of IOPP.
Institute of Physics Publishing