Submission and selection

Manuscripts for both tracks must be submitted as PDF files through the EasyChair online submission system:

Please ensure that you submit to the right track by choosing either Foundations or Applications as your topic in the EasyChair submission form.

  • Research papers should be up to 14 pages long plus at most 2 pages references (16 in total).
  • Industrial papers should be up to 12 pages long plus at most 2 pages references (14 pages in total) for full papers, or up to 2 pages long plus 1 page references (3 pages in total) for short papers. Short papers will be given shorter presentation slots.

Papers must be compliant with the LNCS paper style. Failure to conform to these guidelines may result in disqualification of the paper. In particular, papers longer than the maximum number of pages may be automatically rejected without review.

All contributions will be subject to a rigorous selection process by the Program Committee. No simultaneous submission to other publication outlets (either a conference or a journal) is allowed; any concurrent submission will result in the immediate rejection of the paper. As in previous years, the proceedings of the conference with the accepted papers of both tracks will be published in a dedicated Springer LNCS volume. If accepted, one of the authors must attend the ECMFA 2018 conference and present the work in person.