Uploading the final version of
your manuscript and obtaining a formal acceptance letter on
conference letterhead for a manuscript accepted to the conference
are both performed using the PaperPlaza conference paper management
web site (link to
http://css.paperplaza.net). The acceptance letter may be
used to apply for funding, travel permits, or a visa. An acceptance
letter request can only be made using the PaperPlaza web site by
following the simple instructions outlined below.
1) Connect to the PaperPlaza web
site (link to
is enabled and cookies are allowed in your web browser. Follow the
link labeled "Start" at the top of the page and then the link "Log
in" on the top of the next page. You should now log into PaperPlaza.
Logging in requires your PIN number and your password. If you do not
have your PIN number or password, follow the "PIN" link on this page
to obtain this information.
2) Access the workspace associated
with the MSC 2008. Follow the "Enter" link next to the entry "Author
or proposer of submission ..." where the paper number for each of
your submissions is indicated.
3) You will be directed to a page
containing nine links to various functions that may be performed
with your submissions. Please note that you must indicate the
specific submission using the table at the bottom of this page.
4) Follow the link "Final
submission" to upload the final version of your manuscript and
5) Follow the link "Request an
acceptance letter" to obtain a formal acceptance letter on
conference letterhead. Fill in the appropriate information on the
web form that appears and then click the bottom labeled "Fax" at the
bottom of the form to generate the request. The letter will be faxed
to the number indicated on the form by the Program Chair.
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