INFO FOR AUTHORS/SPEAKERS
INFORMATION FOR PRESENTERS
Oral and poster presentations are two equally important and valuable methods for presenting papers at EUSIPCO 2006.
Each technical session room will be set with an LCD projector, microphone and laser pointer. A PC will be also available to download your presentation, but you are strongly advised to bring your own laptop. Speaker rehearsal room with LCD projector will be available for presenters who wish to rehearse their presentations. (Check on-site program for exact location).
Oral presentation consists of 15 minutes for presentation of the problem, the background, the innovative approach, the new results and the comparative evaluation. An additional 3 minutes are available for discussion with the attendees. The presenter should prepare a reasonable number of illustrations - transparencies or a Power Point file, so as not to exceed the 18 minute time. Typically, 1 illustration is presented in 1 minute. Additional illustrations could be prepared to support possible answers to attendees' questions.
Each illustration should not be crowded by text and graphics. Too much text should be avoided: illustrations should support the presentation, they should not be simply read by the presenter. Graphics help in communications, are more understandable, and point out the basic ideas. Use large fonts so they can be read without a major effort;: typically 18-20 point fonts should be used. Remember that your presentation have to be easily followed also by those sitting in the back of the room !
Presentation should be clearly structured. Begin with a title page. The index of the presentation should outline the presentation. The basic problem should be clearly stated, as well as the application area. Background and previous work should be summarized to provide a prospective for the results presented in the paper. The innovative approach should be clearly stated. The application of the approach to the application problem should be described, by pointing out the main features and characteristics, the problems and the solutions. The results should be clearly outlined and evaluated. Appropriate comparisons with previous results should be presented. Conclusions should summarize the work performed and point out the main innovation and results. Future work and developments could also be sketched.
The poster session areas will be set with poster boards and a small table. All your poster paper material must fit into a 2 m x 1 m space (height x width). All the poster papers will be provided by the author(s). The poster must be up before the start of the listed poster session times and an author must be present during a designated period. All material has to be removed just after the end of the session to clear the board for the next session. Please check the technical program to make sure you remove it in due time.
The heading should list the paper title, author(s) name(s) and affiliation(s). It should be in bold face type and readable from a distance of 2 m.
The abstract should summarize the pertinent results and conclusions. The introduction should state the purpose of the work in relation to previous work in the field. The results section should indicate the most important findings. The conclusions should give the interpretation and the significance of the results. The references to previous work may be appropriate.
The font size for the headings of the abstract, introduction, results, conclusions, references, and any other sections, and the text and the captions for figures and graphs should be readable from a distance of one meter.
While the poster paper does require some text, e.g., in the abstract, conclusion and references sections, at least one-half of the poster area should be devoted to figures, graphs or photographs: the adage about one picture being worth 10,000 words is relevant in this case.
Authors are encouraged to check their poster's correctness via a trial run with their colleagues at their home institutions rather than seeing it for the first time at the conference.