The Meeting Proceedings will be published in book form by the
ASP Conference Series.
All Invited Speakers and Poster Presenters are invited to submit
manuscripts summarizing their presentations at the conference.
Instructions for manuscript authors are listed below.
15 June 2003 - First Drafts
(Manuscript Outlines) Due
15 July 2003 - Second Drafts - Full Manuscripts - Due
15 August 2003 - Final, Complete Manuscripts Due
Invited Review (IR) articles may span up to 15 pages.
Invited Talk (IT) articles may span up to 7 pages.
Poster presentation articles may span up to 3 pages.
All figures, tables, and references must be embedded in the
articles and count toward the page limits.
Forms of Manuscripts:
Manuscripts are to be LaTeX files prepared using the ASP style
file linked below and following the instructions linked below.
LaTeX Style File for this conference
Instructions for preparing manuscripts (LaTeX,
I. Prepare the following:
- One manuscript source (text) LaTeX file
- One encapsulated postscript (eps) file for your entire
- EPS files for your figures (one file per figure)
- LaTex files for your external tables (those not embedded
in the manuscript; one file per table)
II. Please use the following naming conventions:
(1) manuscript source (text) files should be labeled as
Note the underscore between the principal author's last
name and his/her first initial.
(2) postscript manuscript files should be in encapsulated
postscript (eps) format as
Note that figure references in your LaTeX files must also
follow this convention to avoid confusion with figure files
for other author papers.
(3) external tables
Note that table references in your LaTeX files must also
follow this convention to avoid confusion with table files
for other author papers.
III. Submit your files to the meeting FTP site.
Note: Files should be
submitted singly (one at a time) using one of the following
Submitting identically named files more than once will
result in an error.
- For XTerm-based file transfer:
login as 'anonymous'
password is email address
cd /uploads (the "/" is
Example: put clemens_d.tex
- For web browser transfer:
move object to this directory with mouse
For help, assistance, or questions
please contact Ronak Shah
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Q: My text won't fit into the
limits given. Can I change the style file to reduce paragraph
spacings or widen the margins?
A: No. Do not modify the style
Q: My manuscript has a color figure.
Can these be reproduced?
A: Perhaps. We did not include
color figure costs in developing the conference registration
fee. So, any authors wishing to
include color must bear the extra cost. This
is $975 for the first color figure, $1425 for two, $1875 for
Q: Who can help me with further
A: The proceedings editors: Dan
Clemens, Tereasa Brainerd,
and Ronak Shah