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6-7 June 2002

Information for Authors

Call for abstracts and Posters:
Papers, posters, and computer demonstrations are requested.
Participants who wish to make presentations are requested to send an abstract of between 300 and 600 words.
Abstract should emphasize the title, objective, content, and type of the presentation along with the name, full address and e-mail of the author(s)
Abstracts should be sent by e-mail to : haicta@aua.gr

Presentations will be selected based on the abstracts. Acceptance of abstracts will be notified to authors as soon as possible. All presenters are expected to attend the conference.

The papers submitted will be published in the proceedings of the conference. The proceeding of the conference will be distributed at the conference in print and CD-ROM.

Important dates:

    Abstracts: February 28, 2001
    Full papers:March 31, 2002
    Early registration:February 28 2002
    Conference: June 6-7, 2002

Paper Preparation:

Full Paper
Length of paper should not exceed 10 pages

Poster Paper
Length of paper should not exceed 4 pages

Margins: 2,5cm margins in all sides. A4 standard size paper (21cm x 29,7)

Type style: Time New Roman in 12 point.

Justification: All paragraphs should be left justified

Line spacing: Single-line spacing

Paragraphs: Do not indent the first line of paragraph. One line between paragraphs.

No underlining of words in text. Use bold characters instead.

Headings: All headings should be left justified and mixed case
Level one headings should be bold.
level two headings should be italic

Footnotes: Don't use footnotes

Title: The title should be centered at the top of the page and in mixed case.

Authors: The authors should be listed below the title, centered and in mixed case including: First name , initials, and surname, institution, department, postal address, country, email address

Abstract: A short abstract about 100 words of the major findings should follow the title.

Keywords: Key words should be added at the end of the abstract.

Figures and tables: The figure title should be below the figure, left justified
Table titles should be above the table left justified.

Equations: Double space between text and equations. Center equation on page. Number equations consecutively. Equation numbers should be in parentheses right justified.
Since equations often do not translate well between different word processing formats, it is likely that your equations will be scanned as images

References in text: In the text place the authors name and year in parentheses
e.g. (xxx,2001) if the authors name is not part of the sentence
e.g. xxx (2001) if the the authors name is part of the sentence
e.g. (xx et al., 2001) if the authors are three or more

Reference section: List the complete reference
Norton G. A , Mumford J. D., (1993) Decision Tool for Pest Management, Cab International, 279 pp.
Plant, R.E. , Stone, N.D., (1991). Knowledge-based Systems in Agriculture. McGraw-Hill, New York, 364 pp.
References should be listed in alphabetical order by author

Delivery: The full text of the paper should be supplied
1. In a common electronic format (MS-Word, PDF or Postscript ) as an attached file via email
2. If the text is in MS-Word format please sent a
paper copy so that the editor will be able to see the original/ intended layout of the manuscript.

Please send your manuscript to the Conference Committee (haicta@aua.gr)
Informatics Lab
Agricultural University of Athens
75 Iera Odos st
11855 Athens, Greece

Organized by:HAICTA
Hellenic Association of Information
and Communication Technology
in Agriculture, Food and Environment