1). Format and Template: Full papers, must be at least 12 LNCS pages in length but no more than 15 LNCS pages, including figures and references.
2). Policy: The submitted abstracts/papers must not be previously published anywhere, and must not be submitted to any other conferences before and during the ICBDS2019 review process. Submitting an abstract/paper to the conference means that if the articles were accepted, at least one author would register and attend the conference to present the abstract/paper.
3). During the peer-review process, if the submissions are considered significant, authors of which are encouraged to give presentations. Only selected abstracts/full papers will be asked to be extended for post-conference publication.
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Write your manuscript using the Springer template.
The papers which the authors submit should be original and unpublished. All submissions must be in English and be checked for correct grammar and spelling. The standard paper format and paper page limits which are listed in the giving “Template” should be strictly abided by in the submitted papers.
All manuscripts submitted for consideration of acceptance are required to go through a peer-review procedure. Committee Chairs make the final decision.
Minimum of one independent expert will be required to complete peer-review. A single-blind review is applied, where reviewers acknowledge the identities of authors. Peer review comments are confidential and will only be disclosed with the express agreement of the reviewer.
4. Review Policy
1). All articles contributed to ICBDS2020 must be new articles which have not been published in any journals or publications, and the copyrights of the articles should not have been demised to any institution, organization or individual.
2). Several kinds of articles are to be declined by ICBDS2020: 1) Pseudo-articles which are incompetent in reasoning and devoid of any statistics, experiments or designs; 2) Plagiarized articles; 3) Articles translated by translation software; 4) Articles irrelevant to the theme and scope of this conference.
3). ICBDS2020 takes a tight position to plagiarism. All articles registered will be tested for plagiarism. Any article that fails to pass the plagiarism detection will be dropped from the proceedings.
5. Post Conference Refereed Publication
The authors of selected papers who expressed their intention to publish their papers through ICBDS will receive notification of the review result of their full papers submitted to ICBDS 2020.
The Chairs will select papers to be ready for the Post-conference Publication. Selected papers for Post-conference Publication should be in a finalized form (extended form if necessary) and must not have been previously published elsewhere.