For IPS Abstracts & Papers, please use the Abstract/Paper Template.

1. The paper must be written and presented in English. The copyright for the abstracts and papers in the proceedings resides jointly with the authors and the ISI. Authors are free to publish expanded versions of the material elsewhere.

2. The paper must be submitted as a PDF file via the Submission System. The system to upload abstracts/papers will close on 11 June 12:00 CEST. The author may use Word or Latex, but the submission must be a PDF.

3. The PDF file must have no security protection.

4. Use single-spacing, font type ‘Arial’ and font size 11.

5. The maximum number of pages for paper is SIX pages including title, author(s)’ name(s) and affiliation(s), abstract, paper content, figures, tables and references.

6. Do not use page numbers.

Please organise the paper as follows:

a)  Title: Start with the title, which should be in bold letters and centered. It should be concise and clearly convey the subject of the paper.

b)  Name(s) of Author(s): Continue with the list of authors. Please add an asterisk next to the name of the presenting author (speaker), who should also be the corresponding author. For each author, please provide organizational affiliation, name of city and country of residence, and e-mail address.

c)  Abstract

d)  Keywords: A list of keywords (maximum of five) must be included after the text of the abstract. Words from the title should not be repeated in the list of keywords.

e)  Body of Paper

  1. Introduction
  2. Methodology
  3. Result
  4. Discussion and Conclusion

f) References: Follow formatting rules used in statistical journals, such as the International Statistical Review.

Examples:

Fisher. R. A. (1925). Statistical methods for research workers. Genesis Publishing Pvt Ltd.

McCullagh. P. & Nelder. J. A. (1983). Generalized linear models. London. England. Chapman and Hall.

Box. G. E., Jenkins. G. M. & Reinsel. G. C. (2013). Time series analysis: forecasting and control. John Wiley & Sons.

g) Abbreviations should be spelled out in full the first time they occur. (Example: The properties of maximum likelihood estimators (MLEs) are developed. The small-sample performance of the MLEs is studied through simulation.)

h) Double check for scientific accuracy as well as for clarity, proper grammar and punctuation before submitting the paper.