Authors should prepare an Extended Abstract of four (4) pages that clearly indicates the originality of the contribution and the relevance of the work. The Extended Abstract should include the title of the paper, names and affiliations of the authors, an abstract, keywords, an introduction describing the nature of the problem and the state of the art in the field of interest, a description of the contribution, the results achieved and their applicability, conclusions, and references.

Paper Templates

For your convenience, Conference Paper templates in various formats are available for download:

  • Click here to download Microsoft Word .doc Template [DOC]
  • Click here to download Microsoft Word .docx Template [DOCX]
  • Click here to download LaTeX Template [ZIP]

Submission of Extended Abstract

To submit an extended abstract, authors must register on the MetroArchaeo Open Conference System, via the following web link:

After registration, authors will be allowed to submit the prepared abstract. Abstact must be submitted in PDF format to the MetroArchaeo Open Conference System at the following address:

Authors must verify that all fonts used in the manuscript are embedded within the PDF file.
After the submission, authors will receive a paper ID and an e-mail confirming the successful submission, and they can verify the state of their submission.

Paper Review

Submitted papers are evaluated by at least two (2) peer reviewers, who judge the paper according to the following criteria:

  • Relevance to the conference topics;
  • Quality of presentation;
  • Significance of treated topic;
  • Novelty of the given contribution.

Paper Acceptance and Preparation of the Full Paper

When the review process has been completed, authors receive a notification of either acceptance or rejection of the submission. If the paper has been accepted, the authors can prepare a full paper that incorporates the reviewers' suggestions.
The format for the full papers is identical to the format for the extended abstracts except for the number of pages: the full paper has a required minimum length of five (5) pages and a maximum of six (6) pages.

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