Paper Submissions

Papers should contain significant technical content to be accepted. No paper will be accepted for publication without an accompanying presentation at the conference. Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings and may also be available on the website pending author approval.

Papers should be 6-12 pages in length (9 point, two columns) and received by June 13, 1999. Paper submissions will be accepted in Microsoft Word, postscript or PDF, electronic submission only. A template for paper submission will be provided at the 8IMR website. Papers can be transferred by anonymous ftp to (place in directory pub/incoming/tjtautg/imr99/) or can be emailed to

Files transferred via anonymous ftp should be named as follows, to avoid name collisions on the ftp site: names should start with the primary author's initials, followed by a hyphen, followed by the last four digits of the author's phone number. Authors should send email to Tim Tautges ( with the paper title and file name immediately after placing it on the ftp site.

Timothy Tautges, Paper Submission
Sandia National Laboratories (telecommuting from UW-Madison)
1500 Johnson Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 263-8485
Fax: (608) 263-4499

Here are some formatted template files for acceptable final drafts

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The conference proceedings will be published by Sandia National Laboratories and distributed at the Roundtable. In addition, papers of exceptionally high quality will be published in a special issue of a widely-circulated journal.