Submissions will be
accepted electronically via email (item #11 below has email information).
Substantially similar papers must not have been published previously or be
under consideration for publication elsewhere. Submissions violating these
rules or the guidelines below will not be considered for publication.Consult the CFP if you are unsure
of whether your paper is appropriate for HotNets.
The submission deadline is Eastern Standard Time on Friday, July 18, 2003. This is a hard deadline; no extensions.
Email is often delayed. We therefore urge you to
submit well before the deadline.
If you send us a version of a submission to
replace an earlier one, be sure to clearly indicate which the later one
is. Remember that email can be delayed significantly en route, and may
Make sure that the paper is no longer than six (6) 8.5"x11" pages in a 10 point or
larger typeface. The page limit includes everything: references, title
page, figures, appendices, abstract, etc. We don't want to micromanage your formatting, but make sure the paper is easily
the specs to cram a lot in is a sure way to make reviewers unhappy ---
don't do it!
Your paper can be in Postscript or Adobe
Acrobat (PDF). We strongly suggest that you use only the four
widely-used printer fonts: Times, Helvetica, Courier and Symbol. It is
your responsibility to ensure that your submission prints "as
is" on all Postscript printers. Try printing your submission on a
few different printers to make sure before you submit. We cannot debug
Postscript for you --- if we cannot print your paper "as is",
we cannot consider your submission further.
Note for Windows users: Postscript or Acrobat produced on Windows
platforms is often difficult to print correctly on many printers. It is your responsibility, not
ours, to make sure that your submission prints correctly on non-Windows
Make sure your paper prints satisfactorily on
8.5"x11" paper: this is especially important for submissions
from countries where A4 paper is standard. If you send us a draft
submission a week or so ahead of time, we'll let you know if it prints
ok. Closer to the deadline we may not be able to give you a timely
Reviewing and Confidentiality
Reviewing of papers will be done by the
program committee, assisted by outside reviewers.
Author information should appear on the paper
(i.e., submissions are not double-blind).
In addition, include the following information
as a text message in the body of the email to which the Postscript or
PDF of the paper is attached:
Title of paper.
Names of authors and affiliations.
Name of contact author.
Email, phone number and address of contact
Papers will be held in confidence during the
reviewing process, consistent with well-established principles of
scholarly publication. No explicit "non-disclosure" agreements
will be signed. Submissions accompanied by such an agreement will not be
Send your submission as a standard email
attachment (that is, as a standard MIME attachment) to firstname.lastname@example.org
The body of the email to which your submission
is attached should indicate that this is a submission to Hotnets-II, and should provide the author
information described in Item 8 above.
Your submission should reach us no later than Eastern Standard Time on Friday, July 18, 2003.
No requests for extensions will be granted.
Please don't ask us for one.
We will send you confirmation that we have received
and processed your submission. This may take a few days, possibly up to