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Manuscripts must be written in English and follow the instructions in the Manuscript Formatting and Templates page. Document templates are located at this link.


Regular papers should be no longer than eight (8) pages; concise and industry papers should be no longer than four (4) pages; posters should be no longer than two (2) pages. 

All paper submissions will be carefully reviewed by at least three experts and reviews will be returned to the author(s) with comments to ensure the high quality of the accepted papers. The authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their paper will be presented at the conference. Please only submit original material where copyright of all parts is owned by the authors declared and which is not currently under review elsewhere. Please see the IEEE policies for further information.

Number of accepted papers and implications

Full paper acceptance in BigMM was very competitive. All accepted full papers were presented in single session (NOT parallel) at the main conference. Such a presentation style indeed benefited all attendees who can enjoy all full papers without switching among parallel sessions. BigMM will continue such a style to maximize the value of full papers. All accepted full and concise papers are also invited to be presented in the poster session in addition to the oral presentation, for more discussions with all attendees.

Technical Paper Submission Instructions

Only electronic submission will be accepted. Technical paper authors MUST submit their manuscripts through EasyChair. Please follow this link (Please register if not an EasyChair user). Manuscripts may only be submitted in PDF format.

A copyright form needs to be submitted upon acceptance of the paper and is not required at this stage.

Camera-ready Submission Instructions

Your final papers MUST be formatted to IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Manuscript Formatting Guidelines (see the following link below). It is highly recommended that you proofread and check the layout of your paper BEFORE submitting.

Document templates are located at:

Please follow this link. - It may only be submitted in PDF format.


Registration and Publication Policy

  • Every paper accepted for BigMM and workshops MUST have attached to it at least one registration at the full member/nonmember rate. Thus, for a paper for which all authors are students, one student author will be required to register at the full registration rate. In the case of multiple acceptances, each extra paper can be registered with a discount of USD$100.

  • A full or concise paper registration is entitled for a free poster registration.

  • Every registered paper will be included in the conference proceedings and MUST be presented during the conference. 

  • Failure to register will result in removal of your paper from the conference proceedings and the IEEE eXplore library.

  • Failure to present a paper at the conference without a substitute (no show) will result in removal of your paper from the IEEE eXplore library.

  • The page numbers for regular, concise, industry, workshop, and poster papers are limited to 8, 4, 4, 8, and 2 pages, respectively, including all figures, tables, and references. 

  • Regular, concise, and workshop papers are allowed up to 2 extra pages with $150 per extra page. No extra page is allowed for posters, demo papers, or extended abstracts.

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