For Authors


The material for the proceedings include:
1 Final paper in source format.
2 Final paper in pdf format.
3 Accompanying letter.
4 Copyright form.

Please revise your paper in order to meet the reviewers’ recommendations.

Please make sure that your paper STRICTLY complies with Springer style guidelines.

It is important to note that the editors will adjust no style issues, and Springer will reject papers not complying with its guidelines.

Proofread your paper and check the reference list for completeness.

Please make sure that the paper is NOT anonymous: at this stage it must include authors names and affiliations as well as acknowledgment section including description of funds financing the research described in the paper.

Please make sure that the relevance to symbiotic contraction is explicitly addressed and sufficiently elaborated both in the paper and during your presentation at the conference.

Please make sure that you have the copyright permission from the owner of the copyright for all the figures and illustrations included in the paper.

Save the file BOTH in its source format (either a zipped Latex folder or a word file) and as a pdf.


Prepare one document  (‘accompanying letter’) describing the way in which the reviewers’ suggestions have been met.


Please download here the correct copyright form to use

To download the LNCS Springer Copyright form, please click on the link below:


It has to be completed with the following information: your paper’s title, authors’ names, contact author’s details (especially email) and authors’ signature. The contact author will have to be immediately available when proofs are sent back to authors in order to check the roofs within 72 hours

One author may sign on behalf of all of the authors of a particular paper, provided that permission to do so has been accorded by the other authors in advance. Usually the corresponding author is the one providing the signature).

Please remember that Springer DOES NOT ACCEPT DIGITAL SIGNATURES so you will need to print, sign and scan the filled form.