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Submission Instructions

Journal Publication - Submission instructions

All papers accepted and presented at HIMAS2020 will be published in the prestigious: Journal of Medical Systems (JMS), Springer, Impact 2.4, H-index 63, Quartile 2, Established 1977. The HIMAS2020 papers will form a dedicated topical collection, to appear rapidly as continual publishing through 2020. Springer Journal of Medical Systems Website: https://link.springer.com/journal/10916

Manuscripts can be prepared according to the Springer JMS Journal format guidelines: Use MS-Word or LaTeX, 10-point Times Roman, Single column.

  • Original Research Articles – limited to 3,000 words
  • Review Articles – limited to 4,500 words.
  • Brief Technical Report – limited to 1,500 words, with 2 figures or tables, around 15 references.
Initial manuscripts should be submitted on EasyChair: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=himas2020. After acceptance, manuscripts can be submitted through the Springer JMS Journal by selecting HIMAS2020 as the category: https://www.editorialmanager.com/joms/. No second round of reviews will be required, so the accepted papers can be the published Journal papers.

Papers submitted to HIMAS 2020 must describe original research results and must not have been published or simultaneously submitted anywhere else. Each paper will receive a minimum of three reviews by members of the program committee. Papers will be selected based on their originality, relevance, technical clarity, and quality of presentation. One paper will be selected by the organisers as the HIMAS2020 Best Paper Award, with certificate from HIMAS2020 organisers.

At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the HIMAS 2020 and present the paper in Auckland, NZ.

Best Paper Award and Book Publication

In addition to the journal publication, a selection of best papers will be identified from across all AAMAS workshops and published by the AAMAS organisers in a Springer Book of AAMAS2020 Best Papers. Here is the book from last year: https://www.springer.com/br/book/9783319716817

HIMAS 2020