PDF eXpress is a tool that conferences can provide to their authors. Individually, authors can have their PDFs checked for Xplore-compatibility or have their source documents converted to Xplore-compatible PDFs.
Conference eXpress is a range of publishing services that begins with the conversion of author-supplied source documents to guaranteed Xplore-compliant PDFs.
What are the
• Finished proceedings
Individual IEEE Xplore®-
Yes (see below for an overview
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About PDF eXpress
*Deliverables are the products and/or services a conference organizer can expect from the eXpress process.
Customization / Coordination
• Establish an individual conference proceedings production plan
• Identify milestones and coordinate schedules for seamless author interface (notably between registration and production)
• Develop communication strategy among conference organizers, registration services, authors, and IEEE staff to meet goals
• Offer optional design and editorial services for page layout, program proofreading, customized cover creation
Collection / Creation
• Create and maintain customized on-line author instructions that provide all final submission requirements and links to conference and registration as indicated during customization
• Convert author source files to Xplore-compliant PDFs while retaining highest file quality:
- Type 3 fonts converted to Type 1 fonts, which both improves the file’s screen appearance and reduces its size
- Maintain color in file as created by the author
• Collect and log IEEE Copyright forms
• Enable organizers to collect ID codes, registration codes, and other metadata
Communication / Compliance
• Inform authors of submission status (account creation, receipt of submission, conversion completion, approval status)
• Keep log of manuscript receipts, copyright compliance, and author metadata, and provide regular updates to conference organizer
• Review receipts to conference-provided list of acceptances
• Comply with requirements as stipulated in the IEEE Letter of Acquisition on behalf of conference
Delivery: During its entire operation for a quarter century, IEEE eXpress has not missed a single conference date delivery.
Note: Elsevier will include IEEE Xplore technical conference articles in its EI Compendex if they are full-text and written in English.
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