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Camera Ready Submission

Submission Deadline: Sep 20, 2022

Dear authors,

Congratulation on your accepted paper for presentation at KSE 2022,

Below are the final steps for IEEE proceedings inclusion, please make sure to strictly follow the below steps:

1. Submit Your Copyright Consent Form

For every manuscript in the KSE 2022 Proceedings, copyright consent must be given by the authors. The signed copyright consent form of each accepted paper MUST be submitted before uploading your final manuscript.

The person designated as the corresponding author for your submission will receive an email from IEEE with instructions for submitting your IEEE copyright form. Please also check your spam folder.

 For more information on the IEEE Copyright Policy, visit

If you need to edit the paper title, authors’ names, email addresses etc., please make sure that you make these changes to your submission in EasyChair prior to signing the copyright agreement. Any changes made on the IEEE copyright agreement website will not be communicated back to EasyChair and will cause complications in your paper being accepted for the proceedings.

2. Prepare Your Final Manuscript

Please review the requirements list and the detailed instructions that follow.

IEEE & KSE 2022 Submission Requirements
All Camera-ready Submissions, must

  • Adequately address reviewers’ feedback and revise potential paragraphs and sentences for plagiarism
  • Use the IEEE publication template for formatting
  • Include correct paper title author names and contact information on the paper and in EasyChair
  • Adhere to the author’s instructions for submission on the KSE 2022 website
  • Pass the IEEE Xplore compatibility PDF verification (see Step 3 below for more details)
  • Be submitted using an IEEE Xplore compatibility verified PDF and uploaded to EasyChair

IEEE Requires that all submissions to the IEEE Xplore Digital Library be submitted by the Conference or publication chairs to plagiarism detection software to identify papers with potentially plagiarized material before they are posted. Any paper that does not adhere to IEEE and the KSE 2022 requirements will be refused for publication in the KSE 2022 proceedings.

3. Certify/Convert your Files with IEEE PDF eXpress

IEEE requires the use of the IEEE PDF eXpress tool to check if your manuscript is in IEEE-compliant format.

To use IEEE PDF eXpress, you must create an account and upload your PDF manuscript.

If your PDF file meets the IEEE requirements, then the IEEE PDF eXpress tool will send you an email with an IEEE-signed PDF. This signed PDF is the file that that you must upload to EasyChair.

  • Step I: Access the IEEE PDF eXpress site:
    • First-time users should create an account by selecting the New Users link. and entering the following:
      • 56063X for the Conference ID
      • your email address
      • a password
    • Previous users of PDF eXpress can log in using the same email address and password that was used for previous conferences and the  
      • Enter 56063X for the Conference ID when prompted.
      • You should also verify that your contact information is updated after logging in.
  • Step IIFor each conference paper, click “Create New Title.”
  • Step III: Enter identifying text for the paper.
  • Step IV: Click “Submit PDF for checking” or “Submit Source Files for Conversion.”
  • Step V: Indicate platform, source file type (if applicable), click “Browse” and navigate to file, and click “Upload File.” You will receive online and email confirmation of successful upload.
  • Step VI: You should receive an email with your checked PDF or IEEE PDF eXpress-converted PDF attached. If you submitted a PDF for checking, then the email will show if your file passed or failed. If your file did pass, then please upload the certified copy to EasyChair.

If your file did not pass, please fix the problem and repeat Step I-VI to check again. Note: PDF eXpress will not check your paper size (US Letter). Please manually check that your paper uses the right page size (use Adobe Reader -> File -> Properties).

4. Upload the PDF returned to you by IEEE PDF eXpress to EasyChair.

You must submit the IEEE PDF eXpress certified version of your paper (i.e., the version IEEE PDF eXpress emails back to you if everything is correct). Failure to do so might return in your paper not being considered certified by IEEE and it might not be included in the proceedings.

VERY IMPORTANT:  Name your camera-ready (final) file using “CR-presenting author last name-EasyChair paper ID”  (ex “CR-IAN-1368”). And submit your camera-ready (final) PDF file electronically please follow the steps below:

a. Login to EasyChair as you did to submit the original paper.

b. Ensure ALL paper authors are included on the author list, and in the correct order.

c. Check that all paper information in EasyChair matches the information on the camera-ready PDF file. Detailed information (title, abstract, etc) that will appear in the conference proceedings will be taken from EasyChair and not from the submitted PDF file.

d. Click on the “Update File” link, browse to the approved PDF, and then upload.  Depending on the size of your file and your internet connection speed, the file upload may take a few minutes. If the file is uploaded successfully then a confirmation message will be displayed. You will also receive an e-mail confirmation with the details of your submission.