Paper Submission

Abstract and Paper Submission

  ·         Abstracts and Papers can be submitted by ONE of the following:

          1. Directly via email to

          2. Using the on-line EDAS submission system (ICFDA18_EDAS Guide.pdfICFDA18_EDAS Guide.pdf)

- For submitting the proposal through EDAS, please go to the paper submission page:

   ICFDA18 Paper submission​

​v  This submission must be completed on or before the “submission of regular and student papers” deadline

      shown under “Important Dates” on this web site.


v Paper Submission Guidelines

   ·  Selected and peer-reviewed articles will be published in the special issue of International Journals. All submitted articles should be perviously unpublished, originl research results, experimental or theortical​.

   · Articles submitted to the conference should meet the criteria and  must not be considered for publication elsewhere.

 ·       Abstract Template:​  Abstract Template_ICFDA18.docxAbstract Template_ICFDA18.docx

 ·    Paper Format:


You are strongly encouraged to use the standard templates provided below to produce your paper. The templates provide most of the formatting specifications needed for preparing electronic versions of the papers. Page sizes, margins, column widths, line spacing, and type styles are built-in.


       Microsoft WORD (.doc)

               LaTeX Class (.cls, .tex)


Windows archive_ICFDA18.zipWindows


Unix archive_ICFDA18_.gzUnix archive_ICFDA18_.gz

       For LaTeX users:
  • Make sure that you use the “conference” mode.
  • ​If you are using the A4 size paper make sure that you specify the “A4paper” mode.


   §  Page Limit: You are allowed a total of 4-6 pages for your paper. This is the maximum number of pages that will be accepted, including all figures, tables, and references.


    §  Language: All papers must be in English.


   §  Page Size and Margins:

-  Papers should be formatted for US Letter size (8.5 inches x 11 inches) paper or standard A4 size (210 mm x 297 mm) paper.

-  All printed material including text, illustrations, and charts, must be kept within a print area of 7.26 inches x 9.25 inches (184.4 mm x 235 mm).

    Do not include anything outside the print area.

-  Text should appear in two columns, each 3.5 inches (88.9 mm) wide with 0.25 inches (6.4 mm) space between columns.

   § Margins must be as follows:



US Letter


Top Margin

0.75 inch

0.75 inch (19 mm)

Bottom Margin

1 inch

1.69 inch (43 mm)


  §  To achieve the best viewing experience for the review process and proceedings, we strongly encourage authors to use Times- Roman fontTrue-Type 1 fonts are preferredType 3 fonts are not allowed.
  §  Use single spacing throughout your paper.
  §  A font size of 10 points is recommended for the body text, headings, subheadings and most other parts of the paper. Larger fonts can be used for the title, subtitle and author name. Smaller fonts can be used for captions and footnotes. However, do not use a font size smaller than 8 points.