21st ACM International Conference on Supercomputing

June 16-20, 2007
Crowne Plaza Seattle
Seattle, WA, USA

Instructions for final paper submission

Please read very carefully

The deadline for final paper submission is May 14, 2007.

Please submit an electronic PDF version of the camera-ready copy of your manuscript (to be printed on 8 1/2" x 11" paper) following the proceedings format appended below. Proceedings templates to create camera-ready copy are available in Word, WordPerfect, and LaTex. These templates are located at: http://www.acm.org/sigs/pubs/proceed/template.html

Additional requirements are specified below:

  • The page limit is 10 pages. (Note: You may purchase up to two more pages at $100 per page. You should pay the extra page charges together with the registration fee.)
  • The papers should be formatted according to "Option 2: LaTeX2e - Tighter Alternate style" (this will include the required copyright text on the lower left corner of the first page of your paper with location and copyright line)
  • You should update the style file so that the required copyright text on the lower left corner of the first page of your paper reads as follows:
      Permission to make digital or hard copies of all or part of this work for personal or classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage and that copies bear this notice and the full citation on the first page. To copy otherwise, or republish, to post on servers or to redistribute to lists, requires prior specific permission and/or a fee.
      ICS'07 June 18-20, Seattle, WA, USA.
      Copyright (c) 2007 ACM 978-1-59593-768-1/07/0006 ...$5.00
  • We will supply the ISBN number to replace X-XXXXX-XX-X/XX/XX as soon as possible. Please check the webpage again for this information before submitting the final version of your paper.
  • Make sure you insert appropriate text for "Categories and Subject Descriptors, General Terms, and Keywords" on the first page of your paper. These fields are obligatory.
      You can find the list of the "Categories and Subject Descriptors" and "General Terms" you can use at http://www.acm.org/class/1998/. You will need to choose your own "Keywords" as appropriate.
  • In case you do not use latex, make sure that your paper looks like the following example with copyright text, location and copyright line: http://www.acm.org/sigs/pubs/proceed/sig-alternate.pdf
  • The submitted PDF file should contain only "Type 1 fonts"
  • In case your presented work is affiliated with the government (as specified on the copyright form), you need to contact Onur Mutlu (onur@microsoft.com) for details on a slightly different copyright notice on the first page.

Copyright form

The ACM copyright form must be filled out, signed, and returned together with your paper. ACM will not publish any paper that is not accompanied by a signed copyright form. In those cases where there is more than one author per paper, the first-named (assumed senior) author only must sign. The ACM copyright form is located at: http://www.acm.org/pubs/copyright_form.html

Submission procedure

All papers (final PDF file and source files) must be submitted BEFORE 14 MAY 2007 to:
  • Onur Mutlu via email (onur@microsoft.com)
  • Clearly specify your paper number and title
  • Use the following file naming convention: paper_number-last_name_of first_author.extension (e.g., 88-mutlu.pdf)
  • Include all editable files (Latex, Word) and the final PDF file in a single zip file.
All accompanying copyright forms must be faxed BEFORE 14 MAY 2007 to:


If you have any questions about the requirements and the submission procedures, please contact the Publications Chair, Onur Mutlu.
Designed and coded by Alex Ramirez, (c)2005-2007