Publication instructions for LNCS:

Copyright preparation

Please fill the copyright form and sign it, then send us the scanned copy with the name as paper-id-copyright. pdf. The copyright form is available here:

Book title: Network and Parallel Computing - 14th IFIP international conference, NPC 2017, Hefei, China, Proceedings

Volume Editors: Xuanhua Shi, Hong An, Chao Wang, Mahmut Kandemir, Hai Jin

Sources and Pdf files

Please zip all the source files and pdf into one zip file with the name

We need all source files (LaTeX files with all the associated style files, special fonts and eps files, or Word or rtf files) and the final pdfs of all of the papers. References are to be supplied as Bbl files to avoid omission of data while conversion from Bib to Bbl. A mixture of LaTeX and Word files is fine. Please do not send any older ver- sions of papers. There should be one set of source files and one pdf file per paper. Our typesetters require the author-created pdfs in order to check the proper representation of symbols, figures, etc.

Please send the files to this email: with subject as paper-id copyright or paper-id source files.

Paper Submission

Submission of a paper to NPC 2017 entails a commitment that, if the paper is accepted, at least one of the authors will register and attend the conference to present the work.

The submission Web page for NPC 2017 is:

SCI-Indexed and LNCS Publication

Top ranked, reviewed papers in NPC 2017 will be published directly (without further extension) by the International Journal of Parallel Programming (SCI indexed). To qualify for publication in IJPP, all submissions must meet the paper length and other requirements of IJPP. More information on IJPP can be found here:

Other accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, by LNCS, Springer (EI, Scopus).

Templates for NPC 2017 manuscripts:
Latex for IJPP
Latex for LNCS
Word for LNCS

Regular Page Limit: 12 pages in LNCS format
Short Paper Page Limit: 6 pages in LNCS format

Instructions for LNCS authors can be found here:


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