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Information for Authors of Springer Computer Science Proceedings

T_authors_280x210.jpg © © tanuha2001 / iStockBelow you will find Springer's guidelines and technical instructions for the preparation of contributions to be published in one of the following series or subseries: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI), Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI), LNCS TransactionsLecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS), Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (LNICST), and IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (IFIP AICT), formerly known as the IFIP Series.

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Key Points to Note

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The LaTeX2e Proceedings Templates are available in the scientific authoring platform Overleaf.

Access to your published paper

If the conference organizers opt for 4-week free access to the volume on SpringerLink, then participants are able to access all papers via the conference website during this period (usually around the time of the conference).

Conference organizers may also purchase printed books for distribution amongst the participants.

In addition, all authors who have included their email addresses in the headers of their papers will receive an email containing a coded personal access link, which will enable them to download the PDF of their paper directly from SpringerLink.”

Springer’s policy on content sharing is given on the following page:

Inserting your ORCID

Springer is the first publisher to implement the ORCID identifier for proceedings, ultimately providing authors with a digital identifier that distinguishes them from every other researcher. ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) hosts a registry of unique researcher identifiers and a transparent method of linking research activities to these identifiers. This is achieved through embedding ORCID identifiers in key workflows, such as research profile maintenance, manuscript submissions, grant applications and patent applications. Apply for an individual ORCID at and include it in the header of your paper.

Publishing Ethics

If figures, tables, animations or text quotations from copyrighted works (including websites) are included in your paper, permission must be obtained from the copyright holder (usually the original publisher) and the author(s) for both the print and the online format. “Please refer to the Third-party permissions page for more details.”

Self-plagiarism, duplicate submissions and “salami publishing” are not acceptable. “Kindly refer to the Book Policies page for guidelines on publishing ethics, conflict-on-interest statements, and more.”

If you wish to extend your Springer Computer Science proceedings paper for publication as a journal article, the following principles must be followed: a) the extended version has to include at least 30% new material; b) it has to cite the original publication and c) it must include an explicit statement about the increment (e.g., new results, better description of materials, etc.).

License to Publish Agreement

Each contribution must be accompanied by a Springer Nature License to Publish agreement. Modified agreements are not acceptable. The corresponding author, who is also marked as such in the header of the paper, must sign the agreement on behalf of all of the authors of a particular paper, having gained their permission to do so. He or she signs and accepts responsibility for releasing the material on behalf of any and all co-authors. The corresponding author must be available to check the paper before it is published. Please note that once a paper has been delivered to Springer, changes relating to the authorship of the paper cannot be made. Authors’ names cannot be added or deleted, their order cannot be changed, and the corresponding author cannot be altered .

Information for volume editors

If you would like to know more about the tasks of the volume editors, please take a look at the information for editors of Springer computer science proceedings.