### Templates

Papers must be submitted in English and formatted according to the following instructions.

Please check and carefully follow the instructions provided in the templates which contains detailed instructions on formatting your document.

Authors should submit a paper maximum of 6 pages including figures and references, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, using the on-line submission procedure indicated below. Authors are required to include their names and affiliations in their papers.

### Guidelines

1. Please create an account on the Conference Management Service (CMT).

https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/IPTA2019

1. Once the account has been created, you can access the paper submission interface to submit an abstract and upload the file of your paper. Please follow the instructions on:

https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/IPTA2019

The final camera-ready paper and the IEEE electronic copyright form are required no later than September 15, 2019.

- Proofread your source document thoroughly to confirm that it will require no revision.

The appropriate copyright clearance code notice is to appear on the bottom of the first page of each paper according to the guidelines set forth in the Cataloging/Copyright Instructions for an IEEE Conference Proceeding. Use official IEEE templates
https://www.ieee.org/conferences/publishing/templates.html
to insert the copyright notice at the correct location.

- For papers in which all authors are employed by the US government, the copyright notice is: U.S. Government work not protected by U.S. copyright
- For papers in which all authors are employed by a Crown government (UK, Canada, and Australia), the copyright notice is: 978-1-7281-3975-3/19/$31.00 ©2019 Crown - For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is: 978-1-7281-3975-3/19/$31.00 ©2019 European Union
- For all other papers the copyright notice is: 978-1-7281-3975-3/19/$31.00 ©2019 IEEE If you are preparing your paper in LaTeX and you are using the IEEEtran document class, the following example might help: Add the following code before the \maketitle command: \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts \IEEEpubid{\makebox[\columnwidth]{978-1-7281-3975-3/19/\$31.00~\copyright2019 IEEE
\hfill} \hspace{\columnsep}\makebox[\columnwidth]{ }}
Add the following code after the \maketitle command:

The final camera-ready PDF file needs to be validated for IEEE Xplore compliance using IEEE PDF eXpress service.

First-time users should do the following:
2. Enter the following:
- 47357X for the Conference ID
3. Continue to enter information as prompted.
An Online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying your account setup.
Previous users of PDF eXpress need to follow the above steps, but should enter the same password that was used for previous conferences. Verify that your contact information is valid.
You will then be able to upload your PDF (or source) file to the validation system, which will email you a validation confirmation. Following this process, please upload your validated camera-ready paper to the Conference Management Service (https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/IPTA2019), where you will also be able to submit the electronic copyright form.

IMPORTANT: Any changes made to a PDF after IEEE PDF eXpress conversion or PDF Checking, including the copyright notice, may invalidate Xplore compatibility. Each PDF will be checked to verify that the creation date matches the last modified date. If the dates don't match, the PDF cannot be accepted because the modification may have jeopardized Xplore compatibility.