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NTCIR-6 Meeting

Submission of paper for proceedings

Every active participant who conducted the task(s) set by the NTCIR Workshop 6 must write and submit a paper for the Proceedings of the 6th NTCIR Workshop Meeting, regardless of attendance of the Workshop meeting. Please follow the guideline on the web: author guidelines.

Submission due: March 8, 2007

If you have any problems or questions about the electronic submission process using the START system, please feel free to contact the appropriate task organizer. (See sidebar at left for individual task links.)

What you submit:
(a) separate information sheet in the following form.
separate sheet form:
  • Title of Work:
  • Author(s):
  • Number of pages:
  • Team name:
  • Task name:
  • Your postal address and E-mail address:

Note: All participants are expected to present posters including those who are selected to present at oral session.

(b) copyright form (via postal mail) using the form we provide for the Proceedings.
(c) 3 copies of hard copy version of the paper (via postal mail). Further information is available here.
Hard copy is needed for camera-ready copy submission in April. After you submit electronically on March 1, the task organizers will read them and provide some comments for enhancement or modification or clarification if appropriate. After revision and enhancement based on those comments, the final camera-ready copy must be submitted no later than April 15, 2007 both in electronic and hard copy. (Please understand this is really firm deadline)

Where to submit:
We are using the START conference management system to track submissions for the conference. Please submit your paper using the NTCIR-6 START system.

Hard copy version and separate information sheet:
NTCIR Project Office
National Institute of Informatics, Rm 1309
2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-8430 Japan
Phone: +81-3-4212-2750
Fax: +81-3-4212-2751

Page limit:
No longer than 8 pages for one task ("task" means either of CLIR, CLQA, PATENT, QAC, OPINION, or MuST).

(1) Manuscripts of task overview will be partially available by early February. Participants will be able to refer to the task overview in order to explain the task design or basic statistics in the paper. Please avoid describing redundantly such basic information in your paper.
(2) Papers in the Proceedings will be also published on the Web in the form of PDF files.

NOTE: If you are also submitting a poster to EVIA 2007 (The Pre-Meeting Workshop), please make sure that the contents of your EVIA poster is different from that of your paper.
If you have any questions, please contact: ntc-proceedings

If you plan to use LaTeX for compiling the manuscript, please get the style file named latex8.sty for that. If you use 'latex8.sty', please adjust the margin settings, the same as the sample tex source file. This is based on the NTCIR5 materials, so you may have to make some modifications (changing any "5"s to "6"s, for example.)

Click on the file names below:

Contact: ntc-proceedings

Last updated: March 14, 2007