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TAAS can accept papers in electronic format only. This facilitates both a quicker editorial review process as well as electronic publication of accepted papers.
TAAS authors should prepare manuscripts, no longer than 10,000 words, according to the ACM accepted manuscript preparation guidelines. Papers must be sent either in PostScript or PDF format. Papers exceeding 10000 words may be published, provided that the reviewers and the editors explicitly consider such a length a necessary requirement for the paper to be complete and self-contained. For those submitting papers in PDF format, please ensure that papers do not contain embedded fonts (such as embedded Asian fonts). These papers can be difficult to read and view with many PDF viewers not equipped to display certain character sets.
Submitted papers must include the following information:
Submitted papers must be submitted through the electronic submission web site: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/taas. Authors should first register themselves and then submit their paper.
An important aspect of preparing your paper for publication by ACM Press is to provide the proper indexing and retrieval information from the ACM Computing Classification System (CCS). This is beneficial to you because accurate categorization provides the reader with quick content reference, facilitating the search for related literature, as well as searches for your work in ACM's Digital Library and on other online resources.
Please read the HOW TO CLASSIFY WORKS USING ACM'S COMPUTING CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM for instructions on how to classify your document using the 2012 ACM Computing Classification System and insert the index terms into your LaTeX or Microsoft Word source file.
We plan to return review results within 4 months of submission. This interval is long enough to ensure quality reviews, and short enough to ensure reasonable publication delays.
Authors of accepted papers will submit a publication packet to ACM Publications. The packet will include:
The electronic files should be included in a zip file and submitted through the electronic submission web site: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/taas.
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