Author Guidelines for A4 Proceedings Manuscripts
Please submit paper as PDF format!!
Sushil K. Meher1, Anil Kuthiala 2
Dept. of Computer Facility, AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029 1,2
The abstract is to be in fully-justified italicized text, at the top of the left-hand column as it is here, below the author information. Use the word “Abstract” as the title, in 12-point Times, boldface type, centered relative to the column, initially capitalized. The abstract is to be in 10-point, single-spaced type, and may be up to 3 in. (7.62 cm) long and should not exceed 500 words. Leave two blank lines after the abstract, then begin the main text. All manuscripts must be in English. Note that an “electronic” copy of your Abstract— including the conference name, paper title, keywords, author names, addresses, and affiliations—must be sent to the email@example.com. .
These guidelines include complete descriptions of the fonts, spacing, and related information for producing your proceedings manuscripts. Please follow them and if you have any questions, direct them to the production editor in charge of your proceedings at the NCMI2012 Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone +91-11-26588332 or +91-11-9868397023.
2. Formatting your paper
All printed material, including text, illustrations, and charts, must be kept within a print area of 6-7/8 inches (17.5 cm) wide by 8-7/8 inches (22.54 cm) high. Do not write or print anything outside the print area. All text must be in a two-column format. Columns are to be 3-1/4 inches (8.25 cm) wide, with a 5/16 inch (0.8 cm) space between them. Text must be fully justified. Entire proceeding manuscripts should be 8 pages or shorter.
3. Main title
The main title (on the first page) should begin 1-3/8 inches (3.49 cm) from the top edge of the page, centered, and in Times 14-point, boldface type. Capitalize the first letter of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs; do not capitalize articles, coordinate conjunctions, or prepositions (unless the title begins with such a word). Leave two blank lines after the title.
4. Author name(s) and affiliation(s)
Author names and affiliations are to be centered beneath the title and printed in Times 12-point, non-boldface type. Multiple authors may be shown by superscript with number to indicate order of authors and then use that superscript in the affiliation. Affiliations are italicized, not bold. Include e-mail addresses if possible. Follow the author information by two blank lines before main text.
5. Second and following pages
The second and following pages should begin 1.0 inch (2.54 cm) from the top edge. On all pages, the bottom margin should be 1-1/8 inches (2.86 cm) from the bottom edge of the page for A4 paper, approximately 1-5/8 inches (4.13 cm) from the bottom edge of the page.
6. Type-style and fonts
Wherever Times is specified, Times Roman, or New Times Roman may be used. If neither is available on your word processor, please use the font closest in appearance to Times that you have access to. Please avoid using bit-mapped fonts if possible. True-Type 1 fonts are preferred.
7. Main text
Type your main text in 10-point Times, single-spaced. Do not use double-spacing. All paragraphs should be indented 1 pica (approximately 1/6- or 0.17-inch or 0.422 cm). Be sure your text is fully justified—that is, flush left and flush right. Please do not place any additional blank lines between paragraphs.
Figure and table captions should be 10-point Helvetica (or a similar sans-serif font), boldface. Callouts should be 9-point Helvetica, non-boldface. Initially capitalize only the first word of each figure caption and table title. Figures and tables must be numbered separately. For example: “Figure 1. Database contexts”, “Table 1. Input data”. Figure captions are to be below the figures. Table titles are to be centered above the tables. Papers may be structured (but not limited to) under the following headings: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusion
8. First-order headings
For example, “1. Introduction”, should be Times 12-point boldface, initially capitalized, flush left, with one blank line before, and one blank line after. Use a period (“.”) after the heading number, not a colon.
8.1. Second-order headings
As in this heading, they should be Times 11-point boldface, initially capitalized, flush left, with one blank line before, and one after.
8.1.1. Third-order headings. Third-order headings, as in this paragraph, are discouraged. However, if you must use them, use 10-point Times, boldface, initially capitalized, flush left, preceded by one blank line, followed by a period and your text on the same line.
Use footnotes sparingly (or not at all!) and place them at the bottom of the column on the page on which they are referenced. Use Times 8-point type, single-spaced. To help your readers, avoid using footnotes altogether and include necessary peripheral observations in the text (within parentheses, if you prefer, as in this sentence).
Bibliographical references should be written in American National Standards Institute [ANSI] standard style (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/uniform_requirements.html).
List and number all bibliographical references in 9-point Times, single-spaced, at the end of your paper. When referenced in the text, enclose the citation number in square brackets, for example . Where appropriate, include the name(s) of editors of referenced books.
 Malaviya A, Agarwal D, Sharma A, Gogia S, Zaheer Q. Practicing computer-aided objectified outcome-driven targeted treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in a resource constrained country: Results from a single rheumatology clinic. Ind J Rheumatol 2010;5(1):3-10.
 Meltzer PS, Kallioniemi A, Trent JM. Chromosome alterations in human solid tumors. In: Vogelstein B, Kinzler KW, editors.
The genetic basis of human cancer. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2002. p. 93-113.
11. Copyright forms
After your paper is accepted by the NCMI 2012, you must include your fully-completed, signed copyright release form upon with the final version of your paper.We must have this form before your paper can be published in the proceedings. The copyright form will be available online either as a Word file, <copyright.doc>, or as a PDF version, <copyright.pdf>.