Accepted papers will be published in an IEEE proceedings volume (EI indexed) that will be available at the time of the conference. Selected papers from the conference will be considered for possible publications in archival journals.

Please click here for the accepted papers.

Steps for accepted full paper submission:

The new IEEE Xplore® Requirements for PDF will be enforced as of 2007. All conference articles submitted for inclusion in IEEE Xplore must adhere to the IEEE Xplore PDF specification for compatibility.

IEEE PDF eXpress is a free service to IEEE conferences, allowing their authors to make IEEE Xplore-compatible PDFs (Conversion function) or to check PDFs that authors have made themselves for IEEE Xplore compatibility (PDF Check function).

RAST2007 has registered for use of a new IEEE tool: IEEE PDF eXpress:

Conference ID: rast07

Steps for paper submission:

1.   Electronic submissions of the full papers must be in PDF format.

2.   Create your manuscript(s) as described in the instructions in MS Word format or PDF format.

3.      Proofread and check layout of manuscript (it is highly recommended that you do this BEFORE going to IEEE PDF eXpress.)

4.      Create IEEE PDF eXpress account using (Conference ID:rast07)

5.      Upload source file(s) for Conversion; and/or PDF(s) for Checking to above specified site (

6.      Use IEEE PDF eXpress to attain IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF(s). The site contains extensive instructions, resources, helpful hints, and access to technical support.

7.      Submit final, IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF(s) on the online paper submission system using your username and password (given during the abstract submission process). You will see three tabs named as "Document Metadata",  "Document Submission" and "Preferences" on the upcoming screen. You can update the authors and the abstract information on the "Document Metadata" tab. You can upload the final IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF version of your paper on the  "Document Submission" tab.

    The Final Full Paper Submission Deadline is 30th March 2007.

8.   Authors of the accepted papers must fill out and sign the IEEE copyright form and fax it to RAST2007 Secratariat by 30th March 2007 (Fax:+90 212 6628551)   

9.  The presenters of the papers also have to complete the registration process by 30th March 2007. For the registration process, please follow up the "Registration" link on the left side menu.


Steps 8 and 9 are compulsory in order for your paper to be included in the proceedings and the conference program.  


Steps for PDF conversion/checking :

        1.     Access the IEEE PDF eXpress site :

First-time users:

Previous users, but using it the first time for a new conference:

Returning users:

a. Click “New Users - Click Here”.

a. Enter rast07 for the Conference ID, your email address, and enter the password you used for your old account.

a. Enter rast07 for the Conference ID, email address and password.

b. Enter rast07 for the Conference ID, your email address, and choose a new password. Continue to enter information as prompted.

b. When you click “Login”, you’ll receive an error saying you need to set up an account. Simply click “Continue”. By entering your previously used email address and password combination, you will enable your old account for access to this new conference.

c. You will receive online and email confirmation of successful account setup.

c. Check that the contact information is still valid, and click “Submit”.

d. You will receive online and email confirmation of successful account setup.

2.      For each conference paper, click “Create New Title”

3.      Enter identifying text for the paper (title is recommended but not required)

4.      Click “Submit PDF for Checking” or “Submit Source Files for Conversion”

5.      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

6.      You will receive an email with your Checked PDF or IEEE PDF eXpress-converted PDF attached. If you submitted a PDF for Checking, the email will show if your file passed or failed.

Options (choose one)

If the PDF submitted fails the PDF check:

If you are not satisfied with the IEEE PDF eXpress-converted PDF:

If the PDF submitted passed the PDF Check, or you are satisfied with your IEEE PDF eXpress-converted PDF:

Option 1

Submit your source file for conversion by clicking Try again, then Submit Source Files for Conversion

Resubmit your source file with corrections ( Try again, then Submit Source Files for Conversion)

Option 2

Read the PDF Check report, then click “The PDF Check Report” in the sidebar to get information on possible solutions

Submit a PDF by clicking Try again, then Submit PDF for Checking

Submit your IEEE Xplore-compatible PDF per the guidelines indicated on the template.

Option 3

“Request Technical Help” through your account

“Request a Manual Conversion” through your account


Note:  IEEE PDF eXpress converts the following file types to PDF:

·         Rich Text Format

·         Freelance

·         (La)TeX (DVI and all support files required)*

·         PageMaker

·         FrameMaker

·         QuarkXpress

·         Word Pro

·         Microsoft Word

·         WordPerfect

* For documents created in formats that do not embed source files, include all support files with
the final manuscript in a folder. Put this folder in a compressed archive for submission. If it is
possible to embed images in the source document, you should do so to avoid potential issues,
such as missing graphics.