All papers must be formatted according to the AISC template, with a maximum length of 8 pages (4 pages in Doctoral Consortium), including figures and references:
All proposed papers must be submitted in electronic form (PDF format) using the DECON conference management system.
DECON welcomes submissions with a preference for topics listed in the Call for Papers. All submitted papers will undergo a rigorous peer review process; each paper will be referred by at least three experts in the field, and be selected based on originality, quality, soundness, and relevance.
All accepted papers will be included in a special book published by Computational Intelligence and Complexity AISC SERIES of Springer-Nature. However, the author (or at least one of the authors in case of papers co-authored) will be required to register and attend the conference to present her paper. Failure to comply will result in exclusion from the conference and the special book.
Authors of selected papers will be offered the opportunity to submit an extended version of their papers to a journal special issue.