Call for Contributed Papers

Contributed papers must be accompanied by a Manuscript Submission Form (MSF), which will be used for reviewer selection and session assignment. Papers received without a completed MSF can not be processed. Submit 5 copies of regular papers and an MSF to a Society Review Chair. Submit 5 copies of short papers and an MSF to the Vice-Chair for Contributed Papers. The deadline is September 15, 1997. Manuscript forms may be obtained from the web address :


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    Call for Invited & Tutorial Sessions

    Papers in each Invited Session should present a cohesive and comprehensive focus on a relevant topic. Tutorial Sessions are a special type of Invited Session and have a different structure from other Invited Sessions. Organizers should download an

    Submit 5 copies of the proposal (per instructions, with a clear motivation for the session, and not less than a 1000 word summary of the results for each paper) to the Vice Chair for Invited Sessions by September 15,1997, (October 15,1997 for Tutorial Sessions).

    Industry and Applications

    The AACC is particularly interested in enhancing the applications and industrial perspective of the ACC. Prospective authors from industry are encouraged. For more information contact the Vice Chair, Industry and Applications.

    Student Best Paper Award

    To be eligible, primary first-listed author and presenter of regular contributed papers must be a student at the time of submission. Up to five finalists based on their written papers will be awarded limited travel grants to the Conference. To apply, send a copy of the paper, with a cover letter on University letterhead from your professor (certifying eligibility), to the Program Chair by September 15, 1997.


    The Operating Committee intends to arrange tutorial workshops to be held in conjunction with the 1998 ACC. Suggestions are solicited for appropriate subjects. Potential organizers should contact the Workshop Chair by September 1, 1997.


    All registered attendees will obtain the Proceedings as a CD-ROM. Paper volumes and extra CD-ROM's can be purchased separately.

    Paper Acceptance

    Authors will be notified and author's kits will be distributed by January 20, 1998. The deadline for camera-ready mats or electronic format for the Proceedings is March 15, 1998.