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ASP-DAC 2016 Submission GUIDE for Camera-Ready Manuscript

Deadline for Final Version:

Deadline for final version: 5 PM AOE (Anywhere on earth), Nov. 16, 2015

Requirements for the Final Submission

  • You cannot add or remove any author and cannot change author names in the final manuscript. Any modifications of authors are allowed by TPC chairs only. If you have a proper reason, please contact TPC at
      aspdac2016-tpc [at] mls.aspdac.com
  • Changing the paper title is not allowed, as far as it reflects the technical contents of the paper.
  • Fundamental changes in the technical contents of the paper are not allowed. If there is a wide degradation in the technical contents of a paper, the paper will not appear in the conference proceedings.
  • Page size of the final manuscript must be US Letter, and all texts, figures, tables, and footnotes (if any) must be placed within 181mm x 250mm (7.13in x 9.84 in) region in each page.
  • The final manuscript must be in IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF format. There are requirements on graphics resolution and font embedding.
  • The final paper submission page requires Registration ID, when submitting the final manuscript of a regular paper or a paper for University LSI Design Contest. If Registration ID is not given, your paper will not appear in the conference proceedings. One author of each paper must register to ASP-DAC 2016.
    The on-line registration site will be ready in Oct. Before submitting your final manuscript, please follow the link in Registration Page.
  • Without IEEE Copyright Form, your paper will not appear in the conference proceedings.
    You are recommended to submit the form online from here.
    If any difficulties in online submission, you can download the electronic file from here and submit a soft copy via e-mail. "IEEE PUBLICATION TITLE" in the form should be "2016 21st Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC)".

Paper Format and Templates

The paper size is US Letter (8.5in x 11in). Arrange your text region in each page as follows;

Paper Size Text width Text Height Margins
Top Bottom Left Right
8.5in x 11in

You can refer to Preparation GUIDE for Camera-Ready Manuscript (pdf) as a template for your manuscript.

File Format Download File(s)
LaTeX tex file template, style file
LaTeX2e tex file template, style file
MS Word word file template

IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF Format

All conference articles submitted to IEEE sponsored conferences must be in IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF format. IEEE offers PDF eXpress as a free service to IEEE conference authors, allowing you to make Xplore-compatible PDFs (Conversion function) or to check PDFs you have created yourself for Xplore compatibility (PDF Check function).

Please visit here and check your final manuscript is in IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF format.

If you experience trouble in creating your PDF, please contact

pdfsupport [at] ieee.org

Final Manuscript to be Submitted, no later than November 16, 2015, thru the final paper submission page.

You can submit Electronic IEEE Copyright Form by clicking "Copyright Submission" after the required fields below are entered.

Paper title
Author(s) (full name)
Paper ID
Author E-mail

* Only the e-mail of the author connecting is required. If more than one author has written the paper then you can pass multiple e-mails separated by commas.

*** All authors' name of the paper must be given.

Page Limit Policy and Page Charge

Invited Papers & Designers' Forum Papers
The number of pages per paper is limited up to eight (8) pages. No extension is allowed.
Regular Papers
The technical paper page limit is six. Authors can purchase up to two additional pages. One additional page costs USD 150.00 to help cover the added cost of production.
Please refer to Additional Page Charge Payment Form (pdf, English)
Papers for University LSI Design Contest
The number of pages per paper is strictly limited up to two (2) pages. No extension is allowed.

Other Forms to be Prepared

- Speaker's Biography
It is used to introduce the speaker prior to the presentation. Please prepare the text version of biography.

Checking List

All authors must prepare item 1, 2, and 4. Item 2 is recommended to be registered via the Electronic IEEE Copyright Form. Item 3 is required for a paper with additional pages.

  1. Electronic File (IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF).
  2. IEEE Copyright Form.
    Recommended to be submitted via Electronic IEEE Copyright From from here.
    If you have any difficulties, you can submit via e-mail using the form download from here.
  3. Additional Page Charge Payment Form (pdf, English).
  4. Speaker’s Biography.
  • Please put Items 1 and 4 through the final paper submission page no later than November 16, 2015
  • For Item 2, please submit by either:
         (i) In “Electronic IEEE Copyright Form Submission” section above, OR
         (ii) You need to send Item 2 via e-mail to
    aspdac2016-sec [at] mls.aspdac.com
    when you do not use Electronic IEEE Copyfight form.
  • For Item 3, please make the selection in registration and make soft copies of the registration form and send by email to :
    aspdac2016-sec [at] mls.aspdac.com
  • If you have any difficulties in making soft copies of above items, please send them via FAX or postal mail to the following address. Submissions sent via the postal mail must be postmarked by November 16, 2015.

    ASP-DAC 2016 Secretariat
    Tel: +853 2871 2020
    Fax: +853 2872 1046
    Add: Av. Marciano Baptista No26-54B Centro Comercial Chong Fok,3/B Macau
    Office Hour: Monday- Friday: 9:30am - 6:00pm GMT +8

(1) The due date for Item 1 and Item 4 is November 16, 2015.
(2) The due date for Item 2 and Item 3 is November 16, 2015 (Postal mail must be postmarked by the due date).


If you have any questions or comments, please contact Publication Chair:

aspdac2016-pub [at] mls.aspdac.com
Last Updated on: Dec 03, 2015