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Paper Submission

Submission Deadline July 31, 2015  (new deadline as of June 8, 2015)


The WSOM2016 proceedings will be published in the Springer Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series.  All registered authors will receive a hard copy of the proceedings during the conference.  Springer will make available the online version for registered participants through Springer directly. Details will be provided, as well as a link to the download site, once the proceedings are made available for download through Springer.

Submission Details

Information for authors, MS Word templates, and LaTeX2e style files
All papers must conform to the Springer Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computation (AISC) Series guidelines.  Springer recommends LaTex2e for manuscript creation even though they have templates for Word 2007 and Word 2003 available (no other Word templates are available through Springer).  The following links are provided for the Authors’ convenience:

Submission System

All manuscript submissions will be handled on-line through the EasyChair Conference Mangement System. An EasyChair account is required before accessing the WSOM 2016 page.  To create an account in EasyChair, please use the following URL: https://www.easychair.org/account/signup.cgi
Please use the following link to submit a paper to WSOM2016: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=wsom2016


Page Limit
Manuscripts are limited to 10 pages to include references. Additional charges will be incurred for any manuscript exceeding the specified page limit per the Registration page.

All submitted manuscripts must be accompanied with the Springer Copyright Form and uploaded at time of submission.  The following information should be used:

Title of the Book/Volume/Conference
Advances in Self-Organizing Maps and Learning Vector Quantization
Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop WSOM 2016, Houston, Texas USA, January 6-8, 2016

Volume Editors

Erzsébet Merényi, Michael Mendenhall, and Patrick O’Driscoll

Review Process

All submissions will be reviewed by three independent experts of the paper’s subject area. For an accepted paper to appear in the WSOM 2016 proceedings, its presenter must be registered for the workshop at the time of submission of the final camera-ready version.

Illustration Considerations
In the printed proceedings, illustrations are generally black and white (halftones), and only in exceptional cases, and at the authors’ expense, are color figures accepted. Color figures are welcome in the electronic version free of charge. If you include color figures that are to be printed in black and white, please ensure they are legible in black and white. Some colors, as well as the contrast of converted colors, show up very poorly when printed in black and white.