Author Guidelines

Authors are invited to send the full paper in English by February 15, 2018, by selecting "SUBMIT YOUR PAPER" from the right-hand menu of the conference website. All papers submitted will be reviewed by the Program Committee and authors will be notified of the acceptance of the paper by e-mail by March 31, 2018.

Authors will be able to track the progress of their submission and will be invited to send the camera-ready papers by April 10, 2018. Papers should be minimum of 8 pages to the maximum of 10 pages (including pictures, diagrams, and tables). If the paper has more than 10 pages, extra fee will be required for each extra page.

All papers accepted for the conference will be fully published (in printed form) in the book of proceedings "DiVAI 2018".

The previous DiVAI conference proceedings (2012, 2014, 2016) were indexed in the Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index. 


Official languages of the conference are English, Slovak, and Czech.

Author Guidelines

Authors are invited to submit a paper prior to 15th February 2018. In the DIVAI2018_template.docx you will find the instructions for writing the papers for the conference. Please use this template for preparation of your manuscripts. The styles to be used are defined for all parts of the paper, from the title to the list of references. Please, follow the instructions in the template and use the styles to ensure correct publication of your paper. The abstract should contain no more than 250 words and should be also copy/pasted to the adequate text box of the paper submission form.

For submitting a paper, certain steps should be completed.

  1. Create an account - By clicking Register button available from the right side menu, you will be able to create an account filling out all the important contact details. An important detail is to check Author checkbox in Create account form. To validate your account you will receive an e-mail confirmation with a validation link. After clicking the activation link from your e-mail, you will be able to log in to the conference online system using the username and password that you have chosen.
  2. Submit paper - After logging in to the system, you will be able to click the Submit Your Paper button from the left side menu and proceed with the submission.
  • STEP 1 - You will be asked to select a Section (Topic) according to your paper content and to comply with the Submission Checklist as well as to enter additional comments if any. After completing the first step, please click Save and continue at the bottom of the page.
  • STEP 2 - You will be asked to upload your submission. We recommend to use MS Word file format (docx). Please click Browse and than Upload. After the paper was succesfully uploaded (you will see detail about uploaded file) please click Save and continue.
  • STEP 3 - You will be asked to enter Authors details by filling out the mandatory fields. To add additional authors, please click on Add author button. Following the authors details is the paper title and abstract field. Please copy/paste plain text abstract with no more than 250 words from your full paper submission. Afterwards please enter keywords and supporting agencies if any and submit your abstract. Language should be set to "en" as the conference paper are submitted in English only. It is recommended to copy/paste the list of references used in your paper.
  • STEP 4 - Please click Finish Submission to accomplish the paper upload process.

After submitting a paper, you will receive the confirmation e-mail.

To submit another paper, login to the conference web site using the same credentials and press the "Submit Your Paper" button again.

In order to edit your submission please follow these steps:

1. Log In to the conference web site using your credentials.
2. When logged in, click on the User home link from the right sidebar.
3. Click on the Active link.
4. Click on the title of the paper you would like to edit.
5. Under the title, Submission metadata click on the link EDIT METADATA.
6. Edit the content and press Save metadata in order to save the changes.

Guidelines summary:

    • 1
    • create
    • (Create Author account via registration form by clicking the Register button)
    • 2
    • validate
    • (Check your e-mail and click on the validation link to validate your account)
    • 3
    • submit
    • (Log in, click on the Submit Paper button and fill out the requested fields)
    • 4
    • track
    • (After submitting you will be able to track the review progress of your paper)
    • 5
    • register
    • (After paper acceptance register to the conference)