Collocated with ACM SIGMOD/PODS      
June 28th, 2009, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Camera-ready Instructions

The final camera-ready version of accepted papers and the copyright forms should be submitted via cmt. Please submit at your earliest convenience, and no later than May 25. Research papers should not exceed 6 pages; demo and poster papers should not exceed 2 pages.

Paper Format

Latex Users

  • Please use sig-alternate.cls or sig-alt-full.cls.
  • Please insert the following three lines in your .tex document after \begin{document}:

    \conferenceinfo{KEYS'09,} {June 28, 2009, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.}

  • Please use Type 1 fonts for your submission, for help see: If you still have difficulty check with your system administrator. PDF LaTex can be used to create a pdf file for your submission, but all fonts MUST be embedded.
  • Please format your document for American Letter (8-1/2x11).

Word Users

  • Please download the template from the ACM website:
  • Please insert the following statement:

    Permission to make digital or hard copies of all or part of this work for personal or classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage and that copies bear this notice and the full citation on the first page. To copy otherwise, or republish, to post on servers or to redistribute to lists, requires prior specific permission and/or a fee.
    KEYS'09, June 28, 2009, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
    Copyright 2009 ACM 978-1-60558-570-3/09/06...$5.00.

    This statement should appear in 8 pt. Times New Roman, justified text, with KEYS'09 italicized.

  • Please format your document for American Letter (8-1/2x11).

Mandatory Sections

Each paper should have the following mandatory sections:

  • Title of Your Submission Should be Initial Caps -- Meaning First Letter of the Main Words Should be Made Capital Letters.

  • Authors Complete Names -- For each and all authors their first name, middle initial (if any), and last name need to be included after the title of the paper on the first page.

  • Affiliation -- EACH authors' affiliation, department (if any) affiliation location, State, Country, and email address should be included.

  • Abstract -- Please include an abstract (short overview) of your paper on the first page top of the left hand column.

  • ACM Classification Sections:
    (a) ACM Categories & Subject Descriptors: Your choices of the ACM classifiers need to be included on the first page of your paper after the abstract. The ACM Computing Classification Scheme is available at:
    (b) General Terms: This section is limited to the following 16 terms and should appear on the first page of your paper: Algorithms, Design, Documentation, Economics, Experimentation, Human Factors,  Languages, Legal Aspects, Management, Measurement, Performance, Reliability, Security, Standardization, Theory, Verification.
    (c) Keywords (optional): This section is your choice of terms you would like to be indexed by. It is NOT mandatory to be included on the first page. If you do include Keywords on your first page, the section should appear after the General Terms and before the body of the paper or talk.

Copyright Form

Authors of each accepted paper should submit an ACM Copyright Form which can be downoaded here.

Copyright forms should be properly filled and signed, and can be submitted either by e-mailing the scanned form (preferable) or by fax to Yi Chen:

Yi Chen
fax: +1-480-965-2751 (ATTN: Yi Chen)

Important Dates
Call For Papers
Submission Instructions
Camera-ready Instructions
Accepted Papers
Keynote Talks
Travel Award