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Only papers prepared in PDF format will be accepted.

  • Adaptive, hierarchical, evolutionary, neural and nature-inspired systems
  • Paper Size: US Letter format (8.5" x 11")
  • Paper Length: Maximum 6 pages, including figures, tables & references. In exceptional circumstances up to two additional pages will be permitted by the Program Chair at the cost of $100 per additional page.
  • Paper Formatting: double column, single spaced, 10pt font.
  • Margins: Left, Right, and Bottom: 0.75" (19mm). The top margin must be 0.75" in (19 mm), except for the title page where it must be 1" (25 mm).
  • File Size Limitation: 2.0MB.
  • Do not number your manuscript pages.
  • Note: Violations of any of the above paper specifications may result in rejection of your paper.

The authors' names and affiliations should be listed in the paper.


At the final stage, IEEE requires that the PDF files submitted from the accepted papers are 100% IEEE Xplore compliant. Please make sure that you follow these helpful instructions on how to produce IEEE Xplore compliant PDF files.

  • Click here to download instructions from the IEEE (15 pages).
  • If you are a LATEX user, use the document class file in this zip file. Your paper created should be similar to the sample paper in the zip file. You can create a IEEE Xplore compliant PDF file using the commands: BLABLANKBLANKBLANKBLANKBLANBLANKvvvvvvvBLANKBLANKBLANKBLANKBLANKBLANKBLANKKNK dvips -o -G0 -tletter mypaper
    ps2pdf mypaper.pdf

  • If you are a Microsoft Office user, you can download the MS Word template in US letter format.
  • If you do not see your options in the list above, click here to get more help on how to create IEEE Xplore compliant PDF files