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					                                   International Journal of ITS Research, Vol. x, No.x, xxxxxx 20xx




                  Paper Format for International Journal of ITS Research

                                              Author 1*1     Author 2*2
                                                 Author Affiliation *1
                                           (Mailing address, TEL, E-mail)
                                                 Author Affiliation*2
                                           (Mailing address, TEL, E-mail)

 The abstract is to be approximately 100 words in 10-point, Times New Roman, single-spaced, centered as it is here. It
                     should be below the author information. Leave one blank line before Keywords.

                   Keywords: Times New Roman, 10-point, Italic, two blank lines before the main text


1. Introduction
                                                                         Times New Roman may be used. If neither is
   These guidelines include complete descriptions of the              available on your word processor, please use the font
fonts, spacing, and related information for producing                 closest in appearance to Times that you have access to.
your manuscripts.                                                     Please avoid using bit-mapped fonts if possible. True-
   Please note that your paper should normally be                     Type 1 fonts are preferred.
limited to 10 pages. All manuscripts must be in English.
                                                                      6. Main text
2. Formatting your paper
                                                                          Type your main text in 10-point Times New Roman,
    All printed material, including text, illustrations, and          single-spaced. Do not use double-spacing. All
charts, must be kept within a print area of 17 cm wide by             paragraphs should be indented 1 pica (approximately
23.5 cm high. For A4 paper, it should be conformed with               4mm). Be sure your text is fully justified—that is, flush
3 cm margins top and bottom, 2 cm margins left and                    left and flush right. Please do not place any additional
right. Do not write or print anything outside the print               blank lines between paragraphs.
area. All text must be in a two-column format. Columns                    Figure and table captions should be 10-point
are to be 8 cm wide, with a 0.8 cm space between them.                Helvetica (or a similar sans-serif font), boldface. Callouts
Text must be fully justified.                                         should be 9-point Helvetica, non-boldface. Initially
                                                                      capitalize only the first word of each figure caption and
                                                                      table title. Figures and tables must be numbered
3. Main title                                                         separately. For example: “Figure 1. Database contexts”,
                                                                      “Table 1. Input data”. Figure captions are to be below the
   The main title should be centered, and in Times New                figures. Table titles are to be centered above the tables.
Roman 14-point, boldface type. Capitalize the first letter
of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs; do
not capitalize articles, coordinate conjunctions, or                  7. First-order headings
prepositions (unless the title begins with such a word).
Leave two blank lines after the title.                                   For example, “1. Introduction”, should be Times New
                                                                      Roman 12-point boldface, initially capitalized, flush left,
                                                                      with one blank line before, and one blank line after. Use
4. Author name(s) and affiliation(s)                                  a period “.”after the heading number.
   Author names and affiliations are to be centered
                                                                      7.1. Second-order headings
beneath the title and printed in Times 12-point, non-
boldface type. Multiple authors may be shown in a two-
                                                                         As in this heading, they should be Times New Roman
or three-column format, with their affiliations below their
                                                                      11-point boldface, initially capitalized, flush left, with
respective names. Affiliations are centered below all
                                                                      one blank line before, and one after.
author(s) name(s), italicized, not bold. Include e-mail
addresses if possible. Follow the author information by
                                                                      7.1.1. Third-order headings. Third-order headings, as
one blank lines before the abstract.
                                                                      in this paragraph, are discouraged. However, if you must
                                                                      use them, use 10-point Times, boldface, initially
5. Type-style and fonts
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capitalized, flush left, preceded by one blank line,               Japan may grant them a right of use except in cases
followed by a period and your text on the same line.               deemed overly inappropriate. ITS Japan , in granting the
                                                                   right to use of the paper, will inform the author of how
8. Printing your paper                                             the paper will be used.

   Print your properly-formatted text on high-quality, A4          Those who desire to submit papers should fill out the
(210 x 297mm) white printer paper. If the last page of             Copyright Assignment Form at the website, sign and
your paper is only partially filled, arrange the columns so        return it at the time of submitting the final paper.
that they are evenly balanced if possible, rather than
having one long column.                                            13. Acknowledgments

9. Page numbering                                                     The authors wish to thank A, B, C. This work was
                                                                   supported in part by a grant from XYZ.
   Please do NOT type on the pages.
                                                                   14. References
10. Illustrations, graphs, and photographs
                                                                       List and number all bibliographical references in 9-
   All graphics should be centered. Your artwork must              point Times New Roman, single-spaced, at the end of
be in place in the article (preferably printed as part of the      your paper. When referenced in the text, enclose the
text rather than pasted up). If you are using photographs          citation number in square brackets, for example [1].
and are able to have halftones made at a print shop, use a         Where appropriate, include the name(s) of editors of
100- or 110-line screen. If you must use photos, they              referenced books.
must be pasted onto your manuscript. Use rubber cement
to affix the halftones or photos in place. Black and white,        [1] K. Ikeuchi, M. Kuwahara, and Y. Suda, “Article
clear, glossy-finish photos are preferable to color. Supply        Title”, Journal, Publisher, Location, Date, pp. 1-10.
the best quality photographs and illustrations possible.
Penciled lines and very fine lines do not reproduce well.          [2] Ikeuchi, K., M. Kuwahara, and Y. Suda, Book Title,
                                                                   Publisher, Location, Date.
11. Footnotes
    Use footnotes sparingly (or not at all!) and place them                          First A. Author biography appears
at the bottom of the column on the page on which they                                here. Degrees achieved followed by
are referenced. Use Times New Roman 8-point type,                    Insert photo    current employment are listed, plus any
single-spaced. To help your readers, avoid using
                                                                     length:25mm     major academic achievements.
                                                                     width:20mm
footnotes altogether and include necessary peripheral
observations in the text (within parentheses, if you prefer,
as in this sentence).
                                                                                     Second B. Author biography appears
12. Copyrights                                                                       here. Degrees achieved followed by
                                                                     Insert photo    current employment are listed, plus any
                                                                     length:25mm
Copyrights (including the rights defined in Articles 27 &                            major academic achievements.
                                                                     width:20mm
28 of the Japanese Copyright Law) of the papers to be
published in the International Journal of ITS Research
belong to ITS Japan from the moment of submission of
their final manuscript.                                                              Third C. Author biography appears
                                                                                     here. Degrees achieved followed by
ITS Japan will not, in principle, prevent the author of the          Insert photo    current employment are listed, plus any
                                                                     length:25mm
paper from utilizing his work, totally or partially, for the                         major academic achievements.
                                                                     width:20mm
purpose of copying, translation or adaptation. If the
author desires to disclose its full text, for instance, on his
Internet web page, he must inform ITS Japan of his
intention.

When any third party requests to use a copy of the paper,
totally or partially, (including its use for translation) ITS

				
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