Author Final Paper Preparation and Submission Instructions

Congratulations on having your paper accepted for publication in the proceedings of the
IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (IAPR ICB 2006)
to be held
5-7 January 2006 in Hong Kong


The following information is provided to help you in the preparation and submission of your final paper as it will be published in the proceedings. Please follow all STEPs to insure the submission process is completed successfully.

STEP 1:  Paper Specifications


  • SEVEN (7) pages, including all figures, tables, and references.


  • Up to TWO (2) extra pages may be purchased at US $150 per extra page.
  • Please pay for extra pages with conference registration.  

STEP 2:   Important Deadlines

PAPER DEADLINE:  Final paper is due by September 1,  2005.

COPYRIGHT DEADLINE: A signed copyright release form is due by September 1, 2005.

ICB 2006  should be included on all correspondence and the copyright form.

STEP 3:  Formatting your Paper

Your final papers MUST be formatted to Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Authors' Instructions for the Preparation of Camera-Ready Contributions to LNCS/LNAI Proceedings (see link to "formatting instructions" below). It is highly recommended that you proofread and check the layout of your paper BEFORE submitting it.

Formatting Instructions
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STEP 4:  Renaming your PDF or DOC File for Submission

Once your paper has been converted into a LNCS PDF or DOC file, you will need to rename your file for final submission.

  • Please use your paper ID, followed by your last name. For example, the filename for A. Jain submitting the paper icba_0001 would be 0001-Jain.pdf or 0001-Jain.doc

STEP 5:  Submitting a Signed Copyright Release Form

  • Please fill-out and sign the following Lecture Notes in Computer Science copyright form. You will need to include:
    1. Conference title
    2. Volume Editors
    3. Paper's full title
    4. Name and address of corresponding author
    5. Signature (on appropriate line)
Copyright Form
  • Please FAX your signed LNCS copyright form to ICB Secretariat at: +852 2774 0842 or SEND your scanned file to
  • This copyright release form MUST be FILLED-OUT, SIGNED and RETURNED when you are submitting your paper.
Please note: You are stating that the material in your paper is original and you have not previously released copyright for this paper to another party. We cannot publish your paper without this properly filled-out and signed form.

STEP 6:  Final Paper PDF or DOC File Submission

Click the submit button below when you are ready to upload the PDF or DOC file of your final paper. (Please read and follow all instructions)

Copyright Form

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If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

ICB Secretariat
Department of Computing
, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
FAX: +852 2774 0842