Semantic Web Workshop

Authors' instructions



Submission of camera-ready copy is due March 25, 2001!!!

Format for Camera-ready copy:

Final (camera-ready) copies should adhere to ACM SIG proceedings style "sig-alternate". Length of papers is restricted to a maximum of 12 pages. Details about final format and templates for Latex, Word, and WordPerfect are found here. (use sig-alternate).

Another example of how the LaTex style file is applied for the camera-ready copies of the Semantic Web workshop is found here: Single files and Zipped File (zipped example is about 1 MB).

Please change the copyright section into (like here):

"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, to republish, to post on servers or to redistribute to lists, requires prior specific permission by the authors.

Semantic Web Workshop 2001 Hongkong, China

Copyright by the authors."

Part of this adaptation has been made in a changed sig-alternate.cls



Submission Information

We invite contributions that advance the state-of-the-art in topics related to the purpose of the workshop. Persons interested in participating should submit either a technical paper or a position paper addressing new research issues. In addition, we solicit proposals for panel discussions and break-out groups that work towards visions for the semantic web.

Submit by e-mail before January 1, 2001 following the format instructions to

Submission Format

All authors are required to submit their papers in either html or pdf format.

  • PDF Paper Submission Guidelines

Regular papers should be written in English and typed at
least 1-1/2 spaced in a font no smaller than 11-point, using
single column format and reasonable margins on 8.5"x11"
or A4 size paper. The regular papers should be no longer
than 25 pages, including bibliography, appendices, figures
and tables. The total number of words should not exceed
8,000 words. The cover page or first page of each paper
should include: title, author name(s) and affiliation(s), an
abstract (no more than 250 words), a list of keywords, and
approximate word counts. Personal vitae of the author(s)
can be attached at the end of the paper as an option.


All images must be centered.
Captions should follow immediately under the image (11-point)
Leave one blank line before and after each image (including the

  • Papers submitted in html format must incorporate the following CSS into the <head> of their html document. A sample paper utilizing the CSS can be found here. (Note that the size of this sample paper is much shorter than the allowed size limit.)
    <SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
    if ((navigator.appName == "Microsoft Internet Explorer")) {
    document.write("<LINK REL=stylesheet
    HREF=\"\" TYPE=\"text/css\""); 
    else {
    document.write("<LINK REL=stylesheet
    HREF=\"\" TYPE=\"text/css\"");

    // -->

    Please keep the html code as simple as possible so that the style
    sheet can control the look of the paper.

    Do not include any personal document level style sheets in your html
    source. These will be removed. 
    Do not specify parameters such as background color, font sizes, margins,
    etc. All special formating codes will be removed. 
    Do not use double columns or other layout formatting. All papers will be
    converted to a simple single-column layout. 

    Please use the following html tags in the source of your paper:

    H1 and H2 - Title (select tag relative to the length of your paper title) 
    H3, H4 and H5 - Names of sections and appropriate sub-sections 
    H6 - Names of author(s) (under the title) 
    H6 CLASS=CAPTION - Captions (under images) 
    P - New paragraph will begin with an indent 
    UL/OL/DL - Listings 
    BLOCKQUOTE - Code samples should be enclosed within 

    The maximum number of pages for the paper is twenty-five (25)
    printable pages when printed from a standard browser (Netscape
    4.0+, Internet Explorer 4.0+) using the CSS style sheet provided.
    The total number of words should not exceed 8,000 words. Please
    adhere to the following layout order when writing your papers:

    Abstract (no more than 250 words) 
    Approximate word counts 
    Main body of text 
    Sub-sections (if applicable) 
    Captions under images 
    Author vitae (optional) 


    Accepted image formats include: EPS, TIFF, JPEG, and GIFs 
    Image formats accepted are: EPS, TIFF, JPEG, and GIFs and should be
    saved at a minimum of 300 dpi to avoid reproduction problems. 
    All images must be centered. 
    Captions should follow immediately under the image (use "H6
    CLASS=CAPTION" tags for this). 
    Leave one blank line before and after each image (including the caption)