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									                           Global Teams Whitepaper Format
   John Doe             Mary Smith                Jane Doe         Jan Jansen          Saar de Vries            Jet Jansen
  University of         University of            University of     University of         University of          University of
     Zurich                Zurich                  Singapore          Leuven                Zurich                 Zurich
 jdoe@uirc.com       msmith@vowel.ac.uk         jdoe@uirc.com     jdoe@uirc.com         jdoe@uirc.com          jdoe@uirc.com

ABSTRACT                                                         printer you have.
In this paper, we describe the formatting requirements for       Title and Authors
the Global Teams project Whitepaper and offer a number of        The title (Helvetica 18-point bold), authors' names (Times
suggestions on writing style.                                    Roman 12-point bold) and affiliations (Times Roman 12-
Keywords                                                         point) run across the full width of the page – one column
Guides, instructions, author's kit, conference publications      17.8 cm (7") wide. We also recommend e-mail address. See
INTRODUCTION                                                     the top of this page for names with different addresses.
The whitepapers are the records of the Global Teams              Abstract and Keywords
projects of MS&E185 at Stanford University and CMC at            Every submission should begin with an abstract of about
the University of Amsterdam. We hope to give the books a         100 words, followed by a set of keywords. The abstract and
single, high-quality appearance. To do this, we ask that         keywords should be placed in the left column of the first
authors follow some simple guidelines. In essence, we ask        page under the left half of the title. The abstract should be a
you to make your paper look exactly like this document.          concise statement of the problem, approach, findings, and
The easiest way to do this is simply to down-load a              conclusions of the work described.
template from, and replace the content with your own
                                                                 First Page Copyright Notice
                                                                 Leave 2.5 cm (1") of blank space at the bottom of the left
PAGE SIZE                                                        column of the first page for the copyright notice.
All material on each page should fit within a rectangle of 18
                                                                 Subsequent Pages
x 23.5 cm (7" x 9.25"), centered on the page, beginning 1.9
                                                                 For pages other than the first page, start at the top of the
cm (.75") from the top of the page, with a .85 cm (.33")
                                                                 page, and continue in double-column format. Right margins
space between two 8.4 cm (3.3") columns.
                                                                 should be justified, not ragged. The two columns on the last
TYPESET TEXT                                                     page should be of equal length.
Prepare your submissions on a typesetter or word processor.
                                                                 References and Citations
Normal or Body Text                                              Use the standard Communications of the ACM format for
Please use a 10-point Times Roman font, or other Roman           references – that is, a numbered list at the end of the article,
font with serifs, as close as possible in appearance to Times    ordered alphabetically by first author, and referenced by
Roman in which these guidelines have been set. The goal is       numbers in brackets [1]. See the examples of citations at the
to have a 10-point text, as you see here. Please use sans-       end of this document. Within this template file, use the style
serif or non-proportional fonts only for special purposes,       named references for the text of your citation.
such as distinguishing source code text. The Press 10-point
                                                                 References should be published materials accessible to the
font available to users of Script is a good substitute for
                                                                 public. Internal technical reports may be cited only if they
Times Roman. If Times Roman is not available, try the font
                                                                 are easily accessible (i.e. you can give the address to obtain
named Computer Modern Roman. On a Macintosh, use the
                                                                 the report within your citation) and may be obtained by any
font named Times.
                                                                 reader. Proprietary information may not be cited. Private
If you do not have a laser printer, you may be able to           communications should be acknowledged, not referenced
arrange for a business to print your document for you. If no     (e.g., “[Robertson, personal communication]”).
laser printer is available, then use the best alternative
                                                                 Page Numbering, Headers and Footers
                                                                 Do not include headers, footers or page numbers in your
                                                                 submission. These will be added when the publications are
LEAVE BLANK THE LAST 2.5 cm (1”) OF THE LEFT                     assembled.
SECTIONS                                                               Explain “insider” comments. Ensure that your whole
The heading of a section should be in Helvetica 9-point               audience understands any reference whose meaning you
bold in all-capitals. Sections should be unnumbered.                  do not describe (e.g., do not assume that everyone has
Subsections                                                           used a Macintosh or a particular application).
The heading of subsections should be in Helvetica 9-point               Explain colloquial language and puns. Understanding
bold with only the initial letters capitalized. (Note: For sub-       phrases like “red herring” requires a cultural knowledge
sections and subsubsections, a word like the or a is not              of English. Humor and irony are difficult to translate.
capitalized unless it is the first word of the header
                                                                        Use unambiguous forms for culturally localized
Subsubsections                                                        concepts, such as times, dates, currencies and numbers
The heading for subsubsections should be in Helvetica 9-              (e.g., “1-5- 97” or “5/1/97” may mean 5 January or 1 May
point italic with initial letters capitalized.                        , and “seven o'clock” may mean 7:00 am or 19:00).
FIGURES                                                                 Be careful with the use of gender-specific pronouns
Figures should be inserted at the appropriate point in your           (he, she) and other gendered words (chairman,
text. Figures may extend over the two columns up to 17.8              manpower, man-months). Use inclusive language (e.g.,
cm (7") if necessary. Black and white photographs (not                she or he, s/he, they, chair, staff, staff-hours, person-
Polaroid prints) may be mounted on the camera-ready paper             years) that is gender-neutral. If necessary , you may be
with glue or double-sided tape. A service bureau can make             able to use “he” and “she” in alternating sentences, so that
a special print of your black and white photography for               the two genders occur equally often. See [5] for further
printing purposes (optional). To avoid smudges, attach                advice and examples regarding gender and other personal
figures by paste or tape applied to their back surfaces only.         attributes.
Each figure should have a figure caption in Times Roman.
Color figures should appear on separate pages so that they        We thank CHI, PDC, CSCW volunteers, all publications
may be collected into a color section in the proceedings.         support and staff who wrote and provided helpful
Color figures are a large expense for the conference.             comments on previous versions of this document.
Include them only if they are absolutely necessary – and
only if your submission category permits them.
                                                                  1. Anderson, R.E. Social impacts of computing: Codes of
LANGUAGE, STYLE AND CONTENT                                          professional ethics. Social Science Computing Review
The written language for the whitepaper is English. Spelling         10, 2 (Winter 1992), 453-469.
and punctuation may consistently use any dialect of English
                                                                  2. CHI Conference Publications Format. Available at
(e.g., British, Canadian or US). Hyphenation is optional.
Please write for an international audience:
                                                                  3. Conger., S., and Loch, K.D. (eds.). Ethics and computer
      Write in a straightforward style. Use simple sentence
                                                                     use. Commun. ACM 38, 12 (entire issue).
    structure. Try to avoid long sentences and complex
    sentence structures. Use semicolons carefully.                4. Mackay, W.E. Ethics, lies and videotape, in
                                                                     Proceedings of CHI '95 (Denver CO, May 1995), ACM
     Use common and basic vocabulary (e.g., use the word            Press, 138-145.
    “unusual” rather than the word “arcane”).
                                                                  5. Schwartz, M., and Task Force on Bias-Free Language.
     Briefly define or explain all technical terms.                 Guidelines for Bias-Free Writing. Indiana University
     Explain all acronyms the first time they are used in           Press, Bloomington IN, 1995.
    your text – e.g., “World Wide Web (WWW)”.
      Explain local references (e.g., not everyone knows all
    city names in a particular country).

    The columns on the last page should be of equal length.

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