New England Complex Systems Institute


International Conference on Complex Systems (ICCS2002)


Authors whose submissions are accepted for presentation should plan to submit full papers by May 1, 2002. These will be reviewed and, if accepted, published in the peer reviewed on-line journal InterJournal and as a conference proceedings volume. Please follow carefully the formatting instructions below.

Submission of Articles

All articles for inclusion in the proceedings should be submitted to directly to InterJournal. Articles should be posted on a web site with a cover page that links to all the files. The cover page address is to be identified during submission process. For complete information see

Formatting instructions for the papers

Microsoft Word

The following files are example templates for formatting your paper kindly prepared by Jean-Claude Heudin. Once you have prepared them in Word format, please also prepare a HTML and/or PDF version for posting on the web as part of InterJournal. Please keep the length of papers to under 8 pages.

  • WordStyle.doc is a Word file, compatible with Word 97 through 2003 for Windows, and Word 98 through 2004 for Mac.


The following files may be used for formatting your paper using LaTeX2e. Please keep the length of papers to under 8 pages.

  • ICCShow.tex is a latex file which gives a sample of the format expected for the ICCS proceedings.
  • is a postscript version of the file. You may want to print this first and use it as a guide.
  • ICCSsty.tex is a latex style file neccessary to create the ICCS conference paper format.
  • ICCS.bst is a bibtex style file for creating references like those descibed in the formatting instructions. It has been designed for use with article, proceedings, inproceedings, inbook, book and techreport entries. It was generously submitted by Bernhard Sendhoff (
  • ICCShow.bib Example of how you can set up your bibliography database.
  • ICCShow.bbl Result of running bibtex on the bibliography
  • notes is a file of caveats and notes about proceedings preparation.
  • plot.eps is an example postscript figure used by the above files.


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