Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished extended versions of papers published from related reputable conferences. At least 30% of new substantial content must be added from the published conference versions. A cover letter must be submitted together with the journal version and conference version, explaining in detail the extension and difference between the journal version and the conference version.

Submitted manuscripts will be limited to 12-16 pages, and REQUIRED to be formatted using the STBD Word template in Microsoft Word format or the STBD Latex template in Latex format. The submitted papers can only be in the format of PDF. An electronically submitted abstract will be required prior to the submission of the full paper. Electronic submission of manuscripts is required. Submissions should include paper title, abstract, name of authors, their affiliations, and email addresses. Once your paper is accepted, you must submit your final paper in PDF format for camera-ready production.

In order to submit a paper, visit STBD submission system powered by Services, and follow the below steps:

Step 1. For existing user, just sign-in and jump to step 5; For a new user, move to step 2
Step 2. Click the "New User, Create a New Account " link
Step 3. Fill in the registration form, and read the registrations agreements carefully, then click " I agree and Registration" button
Step 4. You will get a new account and be logged into the user default page automatically
Step 5. Click "Submit a Paper"
Step 6. Fill-out the Paper Submission form
Step 7. Click Submit
Step 8. Click "Back to My Papers List"
Step 9. Click on the ID/Title of the abstract of the paper you would like to upload
Step 10. You will now have an upload section on at the bottom of the form
Step 11.Click Browse
Step 12. Select your paper
Step 13. Click Submit