Author’s Instructions for final paper submissions 

All authors who have been accepted must register for the conference and attend the conference to present their paper. Authors who do not attend the conference to present their papers, or do not arrange for a co-author or knowledgeable colleague to present their paper in the absence of the primary author, will not have their paper published in the IEEE IEL and IEEE Xplore, per latest IEEE policy.

There are two steps need to be complete. 

  • Payment process
  • Uploading final version of the manuscript

Payment process

Please go to Registration to make a payment (Payment Instruction)

Papers will be included in the proceedings only if at least one author has registered and paid the registration fee. One registration covers only one (1) paper. To guarantee inclusion of a second paper, the author must register using two (2) papers registration option on EDAS system. Authors paying student registration fee will be limited to one paper only.

You can only upload your final manuscript if you successfully made the payment AND signed the eCopyright form. In order to double check these, click on your paper title and review the details. Your paper should show the status “Registered and Paid” and your copyright form “Regular copyright, date signed” (Please see below for the detailed instructions on how to sign eCopyright form)

Uploading final version of the manuscript

1. Modify the final version of the manuscript according to the reviewers’ comments

REMEMBER: the final version of a paper in the format given above CANNOT EXCEED 6 PAGES. NO EXCEPTION IS ALLOWED.

2. Generate the electronic version of the final manuscript using IEEE PDF express system. 

From the final manuscript formatted as instructed before, authors must generate the electronic FINAL version in PDF format. Regardless of its initial format, the file containing the final version of the paper must be transformed into PDF format and approved by the IEEE PDF express web tool (PDF files generated by means of other tools might not be acceptable).

PDF express URL:

Conference ID: 40709X

3. Submit IEEE eCopyright through EDAS.

The IEEE is enforcing strict copyright rules. For your convenience, the copyright is made available electronically through EDAS (please see the copyright column on the paper entry in your account).  Authors who are not authorized to sign a copyright transfer form, should download the paper version of a copyright transfer form, fill it in, and ask an authorized person to sign it. Then, send the completed form to the IEEE SoSE 2017 Administrator

4. Upload the electronic version of the final manuscript, through EDAS by May 15th, 2017

With your Xplore-compatible PDF, log in at EDAS web site. In order to upload your final paper, click the final upload icon and proceed with the instructions.


If authors like to post their papers electronically on any website, any FTP site, or any other electronic dissemination technique, they must include the IEEE Copyright notice on the initial screen displaying the IEEE-copyrighted material.

For problems in preparing and submitting your final manuscript and further Information.

Contact the IEEE SoSE 2017 Conference Administrators


Last updated: May 11, 2017 at 22:51 pm