Conference Guides Authors' Guide Publications Guide Publicity Guide Reviewers' Guide Sponsors' Guide
Authors & Publish
chair page, blog
Paper formatting
page, blog
Initial paper submission
chair, page, blog
Final paper submission
chair, page, blog
Problematic papers - corrections page, blog
Author [PDF,CrossCheck] tests page, blog IEEE PDF eXpress - paper format chair, page, blog IEEE electronic Copyright (eCf) chair, page, blog Attendee downloads of papers page, blog
Conference registration
page, blog
Travel visas to Hungary
page, blog
Conference presentations
page, blog
HELP contacts
WCCI2020, system
Non-Author actions Paper reviews - authors' perspective page, blog IEEE CrossCheck text similarity chair, page, blog IEEE Xplore web-publish chair, page, blog
IEEE Conference Application chair IEEE Letter of Acquisition chair IEEE Publication Form chair Software systems page
Conference Guides for [IEEE-CIS, INNS] conferences : Although this guide was initially set up for IJCNN2019, and was used for IEEE WCCI 2020, hopefully some of the basic information may still help [organising committee members, authors] up to 2023-2025 (assuming a half-life of links and process information of 3-5 years?). The Authors' and Publications menus have been combined, allowing authors to see the Publications Chair perspective as well. I am no longer keeping this up to date. Bill Howell, 11Dec2020

IEEE Xplore - online conference proceedings

IJCNN2019 authors do not have to do anything to ensure that their papers appear in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library, an online access system. That process is handled by the Conference Chairs and the IEEE. A series of FAQs appear below that may be of interest to authors.

No-shows (both oral and poster) will result in the paper being dropped from the IEEE Xplore proceedings!

The Publications Chair must submit ALL final papers in a package to IEEE Xplore by 18Aug2019 (hopefully before then, but not until after the conference itself). Online availability may take a couple of months.

Indexing serives that cover IEEE Xplore proceddings of the IJCNN :

My guess is that the the "Science Citation Index (Expanded)" does cover IJCNN2019. As of 19Mar2019 we haven't received a specific response from Krista Thom (listed below) on that point yet, and I would appreciate confirmation from authors on that point (I don't have access in my retirement). As taken from the Authors' Guide : IEEE Xplore, see the "IEEE Indexing Agreements" link in the IEEE FAQs listed below, search the listing of "Abstract and Index and Web Discovery Services IEEE Partners", and look for Clarivate. Clarivate Analystics was formerly part of Thomson Reuters, although I'm not sure if it is still a subsidiary of Thomson Reuters or affiliated with it - see I wasn't aware of this change. It's funny because Clarivate is out of alphabetical order in the pdf file (it's where Thomson Reuters would go), and my guess is that everyone probably still calls Clarivate the "Science Citation Index (Expanded)"? The Clarivate list is (Deep Legacy Backfile-present) : The contact name for the "Abstract and Index and Web Discovery Services IEEE Partners" is in the paragraph from the document :

As a result, and given that these services and our agreements with these partners can and do change, readers of this report are encouraged to contact Krista Thom, Publishing Relations Program Specialist at with specific questions.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) The following selection from the IEEE Support Center FAQs may be of help, and you can click the preceding link for additonal help. Links are as of 01Oct2018, and change occasionally. I don't know if you have to be an IEEE member to access these pages (I haven't checked). As usual, it often is easier to web-search using [Duckduckgo, Google, Bing, etc] "IEEE FAQ and What graphic file formats are supported by the IEEE Graphics Analyzer Tool?" (as an example). Readers may find [better, really useful] IEEE FAQs, or if they have their own advice to add to this, please email your [links,comments] to me.

IEEE Xplore Usage

IEEE Xplore General Information

Several FAQs may be of general interest to readers.
The "Authors' Guide Blogs" (see links in manu near top of page) are in an early draft form, and are being run on a trial basis. Comments are moderated by the Publications Chair before posting, so expect delays of at least a day or so before they appear. Note that emails have been edited - usually by [omitting salutations, endings], but also by omitting material not relevant to the "theme" under which the emails are placed below.

REMINDERS : This Authors' Guide is specific to the IEEE conference paper system, and for the most part links to, or repeats, information that is COPYRIGHTED by the IEEE. Keep in mind that the IEEE processes something like 1,800 conferences per year, and delays exceeding a week are to be expected, with longer delays during high-activity parts of the year. So don't wait too long before starting each process!
Author preparations for the conference include (roughly in squence) :
  1. Initial submission of your paper to the IEEE paper review system.
  2. Receipt of an email paper acceptance notification from the Program Co-Chairs via the IEEE paper review system.
  3. Payment of the conference registration fee. At least one of the co-authors must be registered for the conference to present the paper.
  4. IEEE approval of a signed IEEE electronic Copyright form (eCf) (online submission)
  5. Submission and approval of a properly revised final paper.
  6. Travel visa approval, for citizens of countries required to do that by Hungary.
  7. ?What else have I forgotten? ...

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