For Authors

General Terms

Only research works that have not previously been published and have not been presented for consideration to other conferences, journals or other print media are eligible for the conference. The papers can be submitted in English (preferred) and Russian. If a paper is submitted in Russian, its title and abstract must be translated into English.

No remote participation is allowed. Each report included in the agenda of the scientific conference must be presented at the conference in person by at least one author, in the form of a speech or poster presentation. Moreover, at least one author must pay the registration fee in advance.

Types of Paper

Three types of works will be accepted for the conference: full paper, short paper and poster abstract.

A full paper is 10-12 pages long and presents the results of a completed scientific study. Full papers are accepted in English in Russian.

A short paper is 6-9 pages long and presents tentative results obtained during the course of a scientific study in progress. Short papers are accepted in English in Russian.

A poster abstract is up to 2 A4 pages long and can contain information on the plans and initial results of a scientific study that has recently started. Poster abstracts are accepted in English in Russian.

Paper Formatting

Full and short papers in English must meet Communications in Computer and Information Science by Springer standards. Please refer to Springer author guidelines, Spinger TeX files and Springer general rules (MS Word templates can be found here). Authors will be requested to sign Springer's Consent to Puiblish.

Papers in Russian and poster abstracts must meet Parallel Computational Technologies Conference standards (please keep in mind only difference in paper sizes).

PhD Showcase

To be described later...

Paper Review

All materials submitted to the conference will be reviewed by experts (blind review, 3 reviewers per each paper). Upon the evaluation of the experts, the Agenda Committee will select works to be included in the conference agenda. The final form of the report will be determined by the Agenda Committee proceeding on the type and quality of the work submitted and considering the authors’ suggestions.

Terms and Dates

Material submission consists of the following steps:

  • abstract submission
  • paper submission
  • 1st general review round
  • camera ready submission edited after reviewers comments
  • 2nd general review round including rating of corrections quality
  • language review for papers aimed to be published in CCIS

Dates of the steps are presented in the "Important Dates" section. Please note that this year most dates are moved 2 months earlier compared to previous years dates!

Presenting Papers at the Conference

Session talks shall be up to 20 minutes long, that including Q&A sessions and discussions.

Posters shall be presented in the form of an A1 poster. Authors of posters must print the posters and bring them to the conference on their own. There will be a special session devoted to short (3-4 minutes) presentation of posters.

Best papers, posters and PhD Showcase papers will be awarded.

Proceedings Publication

All papers accepted to the conference will be published in the proceedings, which will be available prior to the opening date at the conference web site. The proceedings will be pushed for indexation in eLibrary.ru.

Best conference papers (all full papers and a limited number of short papers) in English will be published in the selected conference proceedings volume in Communications in Computer and Information Science series by Springer. Best short papers in English will be recommended to publish in the Supercomputing Frontiers and Innovations Journal. For these papers, language quality will be controlled carefully.

Best full papers in Russian, including those from PhD Showcase will be published (after extra editorial work) in one of the following scientific journals:

Paper Submission

You can submit a paper using the EasyChair system. Direct link to submission page: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ruscdays18

You need to sign up before using the EasyChair system. If you have already registered, you may need to choose the "RuSCDays'18" conference and "Author" role. After logging into the system, select “New Submission” from the menu in the top left corner. Then select whether you are submitting a paper/poster for the main conference, paper for PhD Showcase or paper for one of the workshops.