IMTC 2007 SPECIAL ISSUE

OF IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENT

 


 

The IMTC 2007 Special Issue of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, intended to promote best results presented at IMTC 2007, will be published in August 2008.

 

The IMTC 2007 Special Issue will contain 40-60 papers selected on the basis of the results of regular peer review of the manuscripts submitted for consideration by the participants of IMTC 2007. Each manuscript should be based on a paper published in the IMTC 2007 Proceedings and presented at IMTC 2007, but it must be significantly extended beyond the scope of that paper (both in terms of research results and their methodological and technical background).

 

The deadline for manuscripts submission is June 30, 2007.

 

Guest Editor

Preparation for manuscript submission

Manuscript submission and tracking

 


 

Guest Editor

 

Dr. Richard Thorn, the Guest Editor of the IMTC 2007 Special Issue of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, has M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Bradford University, UK. He has held research or academic positions in Australia, Norway and the UK, with particular research interests in multiphase flow measurement, instrument validation and measurement education. Until the end of 2006 he was Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Business, Computing and Law, and Professor of Measurement Systems at the University of Derby, UK. Since January 2007, he has been Professor and Head of the School of Electrical Engineering, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.

 

Dr. Richard Thorn's research activity has always been related to Measurement Science and Measurement Technology. Specific current interests include the validation of complex instruments, and the application of VR technology to the development and testing of measurement systems. He has published ca. 70 papers. He has edited or co-authored 4 books, including the internationally acclaimed two-volume Handbook of Measurement Science (1982, John Wiley & Sons), and the three-volume Handbook of Measuring System Design (2005, John Wiley & Sons). He has been also Editor of Australian Journal of Instrumentation and Control.

 


 

Preparation for manuscript submission

 

The manuscript, together with the accompanying documents viz. the manuscript submission cover letter, the IEEE copyright transfer form, and the overlength page charge form must be submitted electronically using the web-based submission system. Prior to submission of the manuscript, its author, especially if he/she has not yet used that system, should register and obtain a password that will enable him/her to enter the system and read Authors Instructions and Manuscript Upload Instructions. Both instructions contain information of vital importance for the problem-free submission. In particular, Authors Instructions provide the guidelines for the preparation of the manuscript. Since the manuscript will be submitted for publication in the IMTC 2007 Special Issue of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, it should clearly refer to the corresponding IMTC 2007 Proceedings paper, included in the list of references. Moreover, the manuscript submission cover letter must provide detailed explanation how the manuscript is a technically extended version of the IMTC 2007 Proceedings paper.

 

After entering the system for submission, the authors will be instructed on the submission of the copyright transfer form and the overlength page charge form. But they should be prepared to answer some key questions prior to entering the system. In particular, the preparation of the copyright transfer form should be started by deciding which of the following three forms is to be signed:

- the IEEE Copyright Form,

- the US Government Employee Certification Form, or

- the Crown Government Employee Certification Form.

The choice depends on the author's copyright status which is determined to a large extent by the type of employer for whom the author works. In particular:

- If all the authors are employed by the US Government, then one of them should sign the US Government Employee Certification Form. However, if at least one of the authors is employed by a private enterprise, then he/she should sign the IEEE Copyright Form.

- If all the authors are employed by a Crown Government, then one of them should sign the Crown Government Employee Certification Form. However, if at least one of the authors is employed by a private enterprise, then he/she should sign the IEEE Copyright Form.

The authors, who are authorized to sign a copyright transfer form, should use the electronic IEEE Copyright Form integrated with the web-based system for submission of the manuscripts. The authors, who are not authorized to sign a copyright transfer form, should download the paper version of a copyright transfer form, fill it in, and ask an authorized person to sign it.

 

The papers whose length is not exceeding 6 journal pages will be published free of charge; for each extra page, the author will be charged 200 USD. The corresponding overlength page charge form, signed by the author, should therefore accompany the manuscript.

 

Notice: The IMTC 2007 paper identifier should be put in the upper right-hand corner of every document to be submitted.

 


 

Manuscript submission and tracking

 

The manuscript together with the manuscript submission cover letter, the IEEE copyright transfer form and the overlength page charge form must be submitted electronically using the web-based submission system before June 30, 2007.

 

After entering this system, using the password received during registration, the author will be asked whether the manuscript is for a special issue or a regular issue. He/she should click "special issue", and then mention in the cover letter that it is for IMTC.

 

The authors will receive an automatic confirmation of their submission via e-mail and will be able to monitor the review progress by themselves without contacting Guest Editor or Editorial Office using the same site, the same password and the assigned manuscript number.

 

The authors, who are not authorized to sign a copyright transfer form, should:

- after entering the electronic copyright transfer form, click the "Yes" button when asked "Should another author or a corporate officer complete the electronic copyright form?";

- send the copyright transfer form, signed by another author or a corporate officer, to the Editorial Office by fax: +1-507-929-0471.

 


 

Further information and help:

Mrs. Cam Ingelin

Editorial Assistant

E-mail: c.ingelin@ieee.org