The official language of KSS2015 is English and all the submissions should be electronically in PDF format. Authors can submit their work either in the form of a Full-length Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as an Abstract to share their work-in-progress about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas.

Full-length paper & long abstract

Each paper should not exceed 10 A4-pages in length (2-3 pages for long abstract)with 2cm margins all around containing: the title, authors' names and affiliation, mailing and email addresses (first page), a 200-300 words abstract, up to 5 keywords, mainbody text, figures, tables, etc., acknowledgments, and references. Please link

to: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=kss20150  before the deadline. Please indicate the topic of the submission in the subject of email for efficient review and organizing.

Paper format: word    FormatSample.doc            Latex     ijcks-latexsample.zip


Please send a 500-700 words abstract with the title, authors' names and affiliation, email address, up to 5 keywords, figures, tables, etc., acknowledgments and references to  https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=kss20150  before the abstract deadline. Abstract will also be under review. Accepted abstract will be arranged into the parallel sessions of KSS2015 for oral presentation. Abstract will not be included into the KSS2015 proceedings,but it will be included in the conference program brochure.

Each submitted paper will be under anonymous review by at least two referees. One author of each accepted submission must register for the conference before the early registration deadline in order for the final paper version to appear in the conference proceedings or conference program brochure.KSS2015 proceedings will be formally published by JAIST Press.Some selected papers will be recommended to the following SCI journals based on authors'desires, review comments and on-site Q&A:

Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering    (http://www.springer.com/physics/complexity/journal/11518) Landscape and Urban Planning    (http://www.journals.elsevier.com/landscape-and-urban-planning/).  Othe-r  journals are being contacted. KSS2015 organizers do not guarantee the final acceptance by those journals as paper extension & modification and journal re-review will be under the respective journal standards.

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The 16th International Symposium on Knowledge and Systems Sciences September 24-26, 2015, Xi’an, China, xi/an, China | Support by XI'AN JULI