Steps for full paper submission for the accepted papers :

[1]         Electronic submissions of the full papers must be in PDF format. All information should be included only in a pdf file. Please do not divide your paper into multiple files or do not add any extra supplementary files.

[2]         Create your manuscript as described in the instructions in MS Word format. Please prepare your manuscript in A4 paper size, no more than 6 pages for regular papers and 8 pages for invited papers without page numbers and without any headers and footers.

[3]         Proofread and check layout of manuscript (it is highly recommended that you do this BEFORE going to IEEE PDF eXpress.)

[4]         Create IEEE PDF eXpress account using (Please use Conference ID:RAST11x).

[5]         Upload the source file for conversion and/or PDF for checking to above specified site (Please use Conference ID:RAST11x)

[6]         Use IEEE PDF eXpress to attain IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF(s). The site contains extensive instructions, resources, helpful hints, and access to technical support.  For more information please read the following information entitled “Steps for pdf conversion/checking”

[7]         Submit final, IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF files  on the online paper submission system using your username and password (given during the abstract submission process). Please click “Author” link on the upcoming screen and click on the title of the paper on the next page.

[8]         You will see two tabs named as “UPLOAD SUBMISSION” and “CONFIRMATION”. You can upload the final IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF version of your paper on the "UPLOAD SUBMISSION" tab. Please follow the instructions given on this tab and upload your final, IEEE pdf compatible pdf file by clicking the “upload” button.

[9]         Finally, please click on the “Save and Continue” button to upload and save your data to the system.

[10]    You can see the paper info on the “Confırmatıon” tab. You have to click “Finish Submission” button to finish the submission process.

The Final Full Paper Submission Deadline is 10th April 2011.

[11]    Authors of the accepted papers must fill out and sign the IEEE copyright form and fax it to RAST2011 Secratariat by 10th April 2011 (Fax:+90 212 6628551)   

[12]    The presenters of the papers also have to complete the registration process by 10th April 2011. For the registration process, please follow up the "Registration" link. Please fill out the registration form and pay the fee using online system by credit card or alternatively by bank transfer.

Please also note that; IEEE Conferences No Show Policy: Author Notification & Policy Clarification:

IEEE reserves the right to exclude a paper from distribution after the conference (e.g., removal from IEEE Xplore) if the paper is not presented at the conference. RAST 2011 General and Technical Chairs strongly support this policy and intend to exclude no show papers from the official conference proceedings.


Registration is compulsory in order for your paper to be included in the conference program and the proceedings.


Steps for pdf conversion/checking:

Go to IEEE PDF eXpress website (Conference Id: RAST11x) and,

[1]         Create a IEEE PDF eXpress account, entering basic contact information; gets confirmation of account creation email.

[2]         Upload a PDF for Checking or source file(s) for Conversion; get email confirmation of file receipt.

[3]         Submitted PDFs are Checked for IEEE Xplore®-compatibility; source file(s) are Converted to IEEE Xplore-compatible PDFs. If a PDF is submitted: you will receive an email stating that PDF Passed or Failed the Check. If the PDF fails, a PDF Check report is attached to the email. Author goes to account and clicks "Understanding the PDF Check Report" for solutions. If source is submitted: you will receive the IEEE PDF eXpress-generated PDF as an attachment, and through your IEEE PDF eXpress account. Review PDF to ensure that it views on screen and prints as you intended.

[4]         If necessary, revisions may be submitted (PDF or source); return to Step 2.
Make sure that there are no grammatical, spelling, or content errors in articles prior to submitting to PDF eXpress.

[5]         When you have an acceptable, IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF, submit this final PDF as described above.

PDF eXpress is NOT a file collection site.

Please upload your paper using the online submission system which is available