Instructions for Preparation of Papers in a Two-Column Format for the MIPRO 2008 < Single space > A. Author and B. Author Department Affiliation Major Company in Industry or University Complete Address: Street, City, code, State Phone: (123) 00-111 222 Fax: (123) 00-111 333 E-mail: a.author@major < Double space > Abstract - These instructions give you guidelines for typing TABLE I camera-ready papers for the 31st International Convention TYPE SIZE FOR CAMERA-READY PAPERS MIPRO 2008. Prepare your paper using computer desktop publishing software. Accepted papers will be published in the ISBN registered conference proceedings. The abstract should Type Appearance outline the main ideas and results of the paper. It should not size Regular Bold Italics exceed 200 words. Do not cite references in the abstract. < Double space > 9pt references, tables, abstract table captions, table I. INTRODUCTION text, figure captions, < Single space > footnotes, text Your goal is to simulate, as closely as possible, the usual subscripts and appearance of typeset papers published in the IEEE superscripts, Transactions if you are submitting a scientific paper. acknowledgment Technical notes, if needed can be prepared with more 10pt authors affiliations, subheadings diversity. You can use this document as a template for main text, equations, Microsoft Word 6.0 or later. section titles The paper should consist of a title, author's name(s), affiliation, full address, abstract, introduction, main text 11pt first letters in section with section titles and subheadings (if any), conclusion, titles acknowledgment (if any), references and optional 12pt author names appendices. The length of the paper is limited to six pages including illustrations. 14pt paper title < Double space > < Double space > II. FULL-SIZE CAMERA-READY COPY III. HELPFUL HINTS < Single space > < Single space > 1) Type size and typefaces: Times New Roman font are A. Units strictly required. Try to follow the type sizes specified in < Single space > Table I (expressed in points) as best you can. There are 72 Use the International System of Units (SI). An points per inch, and 1 point is about 0.35 mm. exception is when English units are used as identifiers in < Single space > trade, such as “3 ½-inch disk drive”. Type units as regular 2) Format: Prepare your camera-ready paper in full-size 10pt, and do not use brackets or parenthesis. format, on A4 paper (210 mm × 297 mm). < Single space > In formatting your page, set top and bottom margins to B. Figures and Tables 20 mm and left and right margins to 18 mm. The width of < Single space > each of the two columns shall be 84 mm. The space Number each figure or table. We recommend to place between them shall be 6 mm. each figure or table at the top and bottom of a column. Line spacing must be 11 points. If you indent Avoid placing them in the middle of columns. Large paragraphs, indentation is about 3.5 mm. figures and tables may span across both columns. Figure captions should be below the figures; table captions should Justify both left and right columns. Use two spaces be above the tables. between sections, and between text and tables or figures, to adjust the column length. Avoid placing figures and tables before their first mention in the text. Use the abbreviation “Fig.1.” even at On the last page of your paper, try to adjust the two the beginning of a sentence columns to obtain the same length. Try to use words rather than symbols for axis labels. As Use automatic hyphenation and check spelling. an example, write “Business Area” or “Business Area , Digitize your figures. BA” not just “BA”. Put units in parentheses. As an example < Double space > write “Net Income (kn)”, not just “kn”. < Double space > For papers published in translation journals, or in Achieved Net Income language different from English, please give The English citation (translation), followed by the original language of 2005E 75 a paper . < Single space > F. Abbreviations and Acronyms Business Period (year) 2004 58 < Single space > Define abbreviations and acronyms the first time they 2003 36 are used in the text, Abbreviations such as IEEE, MIPRO, BI, CRM, EUR and kn do not have to be defined. Do not 2002 Zagreb use abbreviations in the titles unless they are unavoidable. 37 Region East < Single space > 33 Region South G. Other Recommendations 2001 Region West < Single space > Use Roman numerals to number the section headings. 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 Net Income (mil kn) You must number INTRODUCTION, but not ACKNOWLEDGMENT and REFERENCES, and begin Subheadings with letters. Hyphenate complex modifiers: Fig. 1. Achieved net income per business areas after applying “aggregated macroeconomic model”. decision support system in year 2003. Avoid dangling participles such as “Using (1), the < Double space > growth was calculated”. Write instead, “The growth was calculated using (1)”, or “Using (a), we calculated the Multipliers can be especially confusing. Write “Speed growth”. (km/s) or “Speed (103 m/s)”. Figure labels should be Use a zero before decimal points: “0.25”, not “.25”. Use legible, about 10 point type. “cm3”, not “cc”. Do not mix complete spelling and < Single space > abbreviations of units: “EUR/emp” or “EUR per C. Equations employee”, not “EUR/employee”. Spell units when they < Single space > appear in text: “… a thousand employee” not “… a Number equations consecutively with equation numbers thousand emp”. in parentheses flush with the right margin. If your native language is not English, try to get a native ∞ English-speaking colleague, or somebody fluent in English D(t ) D(0) P(0) = ∑ = (1) to proofread your paper. Use grammar existent in text t =1 (1 + k ) k − g t editor. < Double space > Use a long dash rather than a hyphen for a minus sign. Use parentheses to avoid ambiguities in denominators. IV. CONCLUSION Punctuate equations with commas or periods when they < Single space > are part of a sentence. Be brief and give most important conclusion from your Be sure that the symbols in your equation have been paper. Do not use equations and figures here. defined before the equation appears or immediately IMPORTANT: Online (web) paper submission is following. Use “(1)”, not “Eq.(1)” or “equation (1)”, required for all authors. No email, fax, or postal except at the beginning of a sentence: “Equation (1) is …“ submissions will be accepted. Please visit < Single space > http://www.mipro.hr for online submission D. Footnotes instructions. < Single space > The deadline for online submission of final papers is Number footnotes separately in superscripts1. Place the February 10, 2008. actual footnote at the bottom of the column. in which it is < Double space > cited. Do not put footnotes in the reference list. < Single space > REFERENCES E. References < Single space > < Single space >  W.H.Inmon, Building the Data Warehouse, 3nd Edn., Number citations consecutively in square brackets . Wiley, New York, 2002. The sentence punctuation follows the brackets . Refer  M. Golfarelli and S. Rizzi, “Methodological Framework simply to the reference number, as in . Do not use for Data Warehouse Design”, In Proc. DOLAP, (Bethesda, “Ref.” or “reference ” except at the beginning of a Maryland, USA), p. 3-9, 1998. sentence: “Reference  was the first …“  M. Varga, “Some Similarities and differences between Give all authors' names: do not use “et al.” unless there relational and dimensional data modelling”, CASE13, p. are four authors or more. Papers that have not been 149-156 (in Croatian) published, even if they have been submitted for publication, should be cited as “unpublished”. Papers that have been accepted for publication should be cited as “in press”. 1 Avoid footnotes if possible. Try to integrate them into the text.
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