Those who are enrolled as a full-time student in a PhD program at any university as on date of submission of the
proposal are eligible. PhD students with a well formulated problem and initial technical approach/results are
particularly encouraged to apply as they would benefit from the feedback from the symposium.
Although this forum is primarily targeted towards Ph.D. students, BS and MS students who have formulated a
research project and obtained some good results will also be considered and hence are encouraged to
Submissions to the Doctoral Symposium should must include the following:
- Research paper (1-2 pages)
- Curriculum Vitae (1 page)
A submitted paper must not exceed 2-pages, including references, in the standard ACM format available here.
A research paper must include a clear problem statement of the research, technical approaches for the problem,
the novelty of the problem and/or the approaches, and the results obtained so far. The student author should be
clearly indicated, and the advisor(s) should be listed as co-authors. Curriculum Vitae must contain the
participant's name, affiliation, advisor's name, theme of research, degrees obtained so far, current status in
their degree, and expected graduation date.
All papers must be submitted in a PDF format through EasyChair.
All submissions will be reviewed, and the primary student author of the proposals that are accepted will have the
opportunity to give an oral presentation (10-20 minutes) at ICDCN. No-show without approval from chairs is not allowed,
and will lead to the submission being withdrawn from the proceedings. The accepted submissions will be included in the
ICDCN proceedings as a 2-page extended abstract.
Dr. Bivas Mitra, IIT Kharagpur
Dr. Yuichi Sudo, Osaka University
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