1-5 May 2023 // Dubai, United Arab Emirates

# Instructions for Final Paper Upload

## INSTRUCTIONS FOR FINAL PAPER UPLOAD (ACCEPTED PAPERS)

### IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The Conference Proceedings will be included in IEEE Xplore Publications. All authors who have been accepted must register for the conference and attend the conference to present their papers. Authors who do not attend the conference to present their papers, or arrange for a co-author or knowledgeable colleague to present their paper in the absence of the primary author, will not have their paper published in IEEE Xplore, per IEEE policy.

IEEE reserves the right to exclude a submission from distribution after the conference, including exclusion from IEEE Xplore if the submission does not meet IEEE standards for scope and/or quality. Articles excluded from further distribution shall be archived by IEEE but shall not be indexed or appear on IEEE Xplore.

### ACCEPTED PAPERS

#### 1. Register Online

You MUST register before uploading your final paper. Papers will be included in the proceedings only if at least one author has registered and paid the registration fee by 17th  March 2023.

One author registration will cover the publication expenses of at most three (3) accepted papers.  Authors presenting more than 3 papers must pay an additional full registration.

NO PAPER WILL BE PUBLISHED WITHOUT THE AUTHOR’S COMPLETED REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT.

Check the title and author names. Once the final copy is submitted with a copyright, you cannot change the content of the paper. Please make sure that everything is how you want it to appear in the proceedings.

Put one of the appropriate copyright clearance codes on the bottom-left of the first page of your manuscript according to the guidelines set in the Cataloging/Copyright Instructions for an IEEE Conference Proceeding. Detailed instructions can be found at here.

Copyright Clearance Codes for ICBC 2023 (choose one):

• 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:

979-8-3503-1019-1/23/$31.00 ©2023 Crown • For papers in which all authors are employed by the European Union, the copyright notice is: 979-8-3503-1019-1/23/$31.00 ©2023 European Union

• For all other papers the copyright notice is:

979-8-3503-1019-1/23/$31.00 ©2023 IEEE If you are preparing your paper in LaTeX and you are using the IEEEtran document class, this may help: Add the following code before the \maketitle command: \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts \IEEEpubid{\makebox[\columnwidth]{978-8-3503-1019-1/23/\$31.00~\copyright2023 IEEE \hfill} \hspace{\columnsep}\makebox[\columnwidth]{ }}

Add the following code after the \maketitle command:

Make sure you use the appropriate IEEE copyright notice string, as explained above.

#### 3. Generate an IEEE Xplore compatible manuscript using PDF Xpress

To generate the IEEE Xplore compatible PDF file of your paper, follow these steps:

• Create your IEEE PDF eXpress account: https://ieee-pdf-express.org
• Conference ID: 56567X
• The first time you access the system, please follow the link to new user. Please note that in order to access the service, you need to allow the use of cookies from the PDF eXpress web site. Once you have registered as a new user:

Note: Previous users of PDF eXpress or IEEE PDF eXpress Plus 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.

#### 4. Complete the IEEE e-copyright form via EDAS

NO PAPER WILL BE PUBLISHED WITHOUT THE SUBMITTED COPYRIGHT FORM.

• Select the “My Papers” tab
• Select the paper title you wish to upload the manuscript for to be directed to the paper record
• Specify the presenter and complete the presenter’s biography form

Please declare who will be presenting the paper at the conference. Once in your paper record, click the Change/Add icon in the Presenter row. Indicate who will present the paper and click Choose presenter. Presenters must fill out a short bio (50-word max) on EDAS by going to the ‘My Profile’ tab and filling in the information in the ‘Brief bio’ field. Information in this form will be used by the session chairperson to introduce the presenter.

IMPORTANT COPYRIGHT NOTICE FOR WEB AND INTERNET POSTING
If authors wish to post their papers electronically on any website, any ftp site, or any other electronic dissemination technique, they must include the IEEE Copyright notice on the initial screen displaying the IEEE-copyrighted material.