• Regular papers on all conference topics should be formatted according to the Springer CS Proceedings (LNCS) format and should not exceed 12 pages. Short and industrial/demo papers as well as research-in-progress reports should not exceed 6 pages according to the above format. Up to 2 additional pages may be allowed at extra charge of €70 per page.
  • Abstract-only submissions will not be considered for presentation at the conference.
  • The KICSS 2014 papers can be submitted via Easychair (the submission link is now active only for Short papers, Demo papers, Industry papers and Research-in-progress reports).
  • Submissions that overlap substantially with any other papers printed, submitted, or accepted for publication or presentation elsewhere are not allowed.
  • Special session proposals may be submitted by email to the KICSS Organizing Committee. Although there is no formal template for such a proposal, the proposers should nevertheless specify the title of the session, describe briefly its essential content and relation to the conference topics, and specify the expected number of contributions, and titles, if already known.

  • The KICSS 2014 (Post-)Proceedings will be published in the Springer Series: Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, ISSN 2194-5357, indexed by ISI Proceedings, SCOPUS, Zentralblatt Math, Ulrich's, EI-Compendex, DBLP, MetaPress, Springerlink, see more here. The Post-Proceedings will contain all the revised regular papers and - following an extension - a selection of research-in-progress reports as well as short and demo papers.
  • The authors of the selected best papers presented at the conference will be invited to submit the revised and extended versions of their contributions to special issues of high-rank scientific journals.

KICSS Copyright
  • The authors of accepted papers will be requested to sign a KICSS Proceedings Copyright Statement. The filled in, signed, and scanned Copyright Form should be zipped together with the camera ready paper in pdf and doc format and uploaded to the Easychair as attachment.
  • The Copyright Statement will not contain any clause that might hinder the authors to submit the revised and extended versions of their KICSS paper to the Springer AISC Post-Proceeedings and/or to a journal.
  • The Springer AISC Post-Proceedings Copyright will be available for download for the regular paper authors after the Conference. You can consult the standard AICS copyright text at the AISC web page.
  • KICSS Proceedings Copyright Statement in PDF format.

  • The best papers written and presented by PhD students will be awarded the KICSS 2014 Prizes.
  • Authors of papers who qualify for an Award are invited to send a message to mentioning their paper No. and title. A proof of student status of the authors should be attached.