RE'06 Workshop Paper Author Kit

This author kit will help you generate and submit your camera-ready paper for an RE'06 workshop.

STEP 1:  Formatting your Paper

Your final paper MUST be formatted to IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Manuscript Formatting Guidelines (see link to "formatting instructions" below).

Formatting Instructions
8.5" x 11" (DOC, PDF, PS)
LaTex Formatting Macros

In particular,


STEP 2:  Generating a PDF file / Checking your PDF

Your final paper MUST be compliant to IEEE Xplore PDF standards. You can use the PDF eXpress tool for generating compliant pdf files or for checking existing files.

It is highly recommended that you proofread and check the layout of your paper BEFORE submitting it to PDF eXpress.

STEP 3:  PDF submission


STEP 4:  Submitting a Signed Copyright Release Form

AuRE'06 Copyright Release Form
REV'06 Copyright Release Form
CERE'06 Copyright Release Form
MeRE'06 Copyright Release Form
IWSPM'06 Copyright Release Form
SOCCER'06 Copyright Release Form

Please note: You are stating that the material in your paper is original and you have not previously released copyright for this paper to another party. We cannot publish your paper without this properly filled-out and signed form. Sign the second signature line only if you are a U.S. Government employee.

STEP 5:  Registration

At least one author of the paper must register for the workshop where the paper was accepted by July 31. Authors of workshop papers are strongly encouraged to register also for the main conference.


PDF eXpress Online File Conversion / PDF Validation Tool

PDF eXpress is an online tool for generating PDF files and for checking existing PDF files for compliance with IEEE Xplore PDF specifications. If you would like to create your own PDF file, please change the setting on your PDF distiller to ensure your paper meets IEEE Xplore PDF specifications. Basic PDF distiller settings MUST be changed to:

IMPORTANT: Authors must check their final PDF files before submission to verify that all fonts have been properly embedded and subset. Some font manufacturers now flag their fonts to not embed. These fonts must be avoided.

If you would like to submit your source file to PDF eXpress for conversion and validation, PDF eXpress converts the following file types to PDF:



Word Pro

Microsoft Word





Rich Text Format


(La)TeX (DVI and all support files required)*

* For documents created in formats that do not embed source files, include all support files with the final manuscript in a compressed archive for submission. If it is possible to embed images in the source document, you should do so to avoid potential issues, such as missing graphics.


  1. Click button to go to PDF eXpress

    (PDF eXpress will open in a new browser window)
  2. Click: "New Users - Click here"
  3. Enter Conference ID: re06
  4. Enter your email address
  5. Choose a password
  6. Continue to enter information as prompted (You will receive an email confirming the successful creation of your account).
  7. Upload either your source file or PDF file for Conversion; and/or PDF Checking
  8. Use PDF eXpress to obtain an IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF file.
    1. The site contains extensive instructions, resources, and helpful hints.
    2. Through your PDF eXpress account, you may submit your source application files for conversion to PDF, and/or submit PDFs for checking.
    3. You will have the opportunity to revise your submission if you are not satisfied with the PDF that PDF eXpress creates for you, or if the system finds problems with your paper, or if your PDF fails the PDF Check.
    4. Technical support via email and telephone is available if you experience trouble in creating your PDF.
    5. If there is a problem with your file, you will receive an e-mail detailing the problem(s). Otherwise the system will e-mail you a copy of your IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF file.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your editor or the IEEE PDF help desk at . If you have technical questions regarding PDF eXpress? Web site, please contact the PDF eXpress? support staff at