Paper Format for the Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on
Sisi Li1，San Zhang 2
1 College of Biotechnology, Tianjin University of Science and Technology , P.R.China, 150001
2 School of Humanities and Science of UESTC, P.R.China, 610054
Abstract: These instructions give you basic necessary. Use 10 pts characters for the main text and
guidelines for preparing papers for the ICAB 2012 author’s affiliations, please be sure that there are
Proceedings. Submitted papers should be not more than 5 sequence numbers in front of them and add “P.R.China,
pages. Papers must be submitted using this format. This zip code” at the end. Capitalize the first letter of the
document is a template for Microsoft Word. If you are beginning word for each section title and subheading.
reading a paper version of this document, please Use 12 pts bold Roman characters for section titles and
download the electronic file from the Conference website 10 pts bold Roman characters for subheadings.
(http://www.icab2012.org) so you can use it to prepare
your manuscript. The abstract should summarize the Tab.1 Type size and typeface for papers
contents of the paper and should contain at least 70 and Type Appearance
at most 150 words. There should be at least 4 keywords Size
and should in alphabetical order of the first letter of the (pts) Times New Roman Times New Roman Bold
beginning word, separated by commas. Figure captions, table names
9 Figures, tables
Keywords: Font, Type sizes, Format, Margins
10 Main text, equations, Subheadings
1 Introduction 12 Authors’ names Section titles
Please prepare your paper using a A4 page size of 14 Paper title
210mm 297mm. Set the row spacing in paragraph
menu as single row spacing. Indent paragraphs by 6 3 Results and discussion
characters. There should be 6 blank line above the paper
title (each line with 12pt type sizes), and one blank line 3.1 Figures and tables
above and below each section title, while only one blank Position figures and tables should be at the tops and
line above the subheading. All figures, tables, and bottoms of columns. Avoid placing them in the middle of
equations must be included in-line with the text. Do not columns. Large figures and tables may span across both
use links to external files. columns.
Use 9 point characters for figures and tables, bold
2 Materials and methods characters for figure captions and table names. Capitalize
the first letter of the beginning word of each figure
2.1 Format caption and table name.
In formatting your page, set top margin to 25mm Leave one blank line between the table name and
and bottom margin to 31mm. Left and right margins above main text. Place the table name above the table,
should be 20mm. Page header should be 13mm and page using the abbreviation “Tab”, such as “Tab.1”. Use the
footer should be 20mm. In document gridding menu, abbreviation “Tab.1” if you want to refer the table in the
choose no gridding. Use a two-column format where text.
each column is 21.95 characters wide and spacing 2 Try to use the drawing tool provided by Microsoft
characters. Word. For those which cannot be done by Word, please
do not include the figure name. The figure name should
2.2 Type sizes and typefaces be typed in Word alone. In order to be sure of the
Try to follow the type sizes and typefaces specified in legibleness of the paper, please do not use color and gray
Tab. 1 as best as your can. The whole paper should use scale image to express different meanings, as we adapt
Times New Roman font with 10 pts in the main text. Use concolorous printing.
14 pts bold characters for the paper title, and capitalize
the first letter of each substantive in the title. Author
names should use 12 pts characters and separated by
commas. Capitalize the surnames and the first letters of
the first names. Use a hyphen between first names. Use
superscript on the right if authors’ sequence numbers are
subheadings should be at the margin. Type a space after a
period or a colon.
Use a zero before decimal points: “0.25,” not “.25.”
Goods1 Use “cm3,” not “cc.” Indicate sample dimensions as “0.1
Goods2 cm 0.2 cm,” not “0.1 0.2 cm2.”
Finally, you are responsible for language as experts
Fig.1 Reviews-sales impact coefficient difference or editors will not check it. Do a spell and grammar
for the same type products at fixed time T check. This is available in Word. If English is not your
native language, get a professional proof-reader to help if
Figure caption should be below the figures. Use the possible.
abbreviation “Fig”, even at the beginning of a sentence, Prefixes such as “non,” “sub,” “micro,” “multi,” and
such as “Fig.1”. Leave one blank line between figure “ultra” are not independent words; they should be joined
caption and the text below. to the words they modify, usually without a hyphen.
Sponsor and financial support acknowledgments are
3.2 References placed in the unnumbered footnote on the first page.
There should be no less than 20 references. Number
citations consecutively in square brackets. And number References
them in superscripts. The sentence punctuation follows
the bracket. References at the end of the paper should be D. J. Beebe. Signal conversion [C]//W. J. Tompkins,
follow the order of the citations appeared in the paper. Ed. Biomedical Digital Signal Processing. Englewood
Please note that the references at the end of this Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1993:61-74.
document are in the preferred referencing style. M. Akay. Time frequency and wavelets in biomedical
Give all authors’ names; do not use “et al.” unless signal processing[M]. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press,
there are six authors or more. Use a space after authors' 1998:123-135.
initials. Capitalize only the first word in a paper title, G. B. Gentili, V. Tesi, M. Linari, M. Marsili. A
except for proper nouns and element symbols. For papers versatile microwave plethysmograph for the monitoring
published in translation journals, please give the English of physiological parameters[J]. IEEE Trans. Biomed.
citation first, followed by the classification of the Eng., 2002, 49(10):1204-1210.
original foreign-language in parentheses at the end of the V. Medina, R. Valdes, J. Azpiroz, E. Sacristan. Title of
reference. paper if known[J].Management Science, 2007,25(4):
3.3 Abbreviation and acronyms E. H. Miller. A note on reflector arrays [M]. IEEE
Define abbreviations and acronyms the first time Trans. Antennas Propagat., in press, 2006.
they are used in the text, even after they have already T. Menendez, S. Achenbach, W. Moshage, M. Flug, E.
been defined in the abstract. Abbreviations such as IEEE, Beinder, A. Kollert, A. Bittel, K. Bachmann. Prenatal
SI, MKS, CGS, ac, dc, and rms do not have to be defined. recording of fetal heart action with
Abbreviations that incorporate periods should not have magnetocardiography[J]. Zeitschrift für Kardiologie,
spaces: write “C.N.R.S.,” not “C. N. R. S.” Do not use 1998, 87(2): 111-128. (in German)
abbreviations in the title unless they are unavoidable. J. E. Monzon. The cultural approach to telemedicine
in Latin American homes[C]//Proc. 3rd Conf.
3.4 Equations Information Technology Applications in Biomedicine,
Please use equation tools provided by Microsoft ITAB´00, Arlington, VA, 2002:50-53.
Word to edit your equations. Number equations F. A. Saunders. Electrotactile sensory aids for the
consecutively with equation numbers in parentheses handicapped[R]. Presented at the 4th Annu. Meeting
flush with the right margin, as in (1). Biomedical Engineering Society, Los Angeles, CA,
A+B=C (1) 1973.
Be sure that the symbols in your equation have been J. R. Boheki. Adaptive AR model spectral parameters
defined before the equation appears or immediately for monitoring neonatal EEG [D]. Biomed. Eng. program,
following. Italicize variables. Univ. Fed. Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2000.
3.5 Other recommendations
Number the section titles using Roman numerals.
The type size and typeface of Introduction and
References are the same as section titles. Number
Introduction, but not References. References should be
placed in the middle of column. The section titles and