• 19th International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing

    October 14 - 16, 2015, Romania

    Joint Conference SINTES 19, SACCS 15, SIMSIS 19

  • ICSTCC 2015 location is Cheile Grădiştei - Fundata Resort. Located between the Bucegi National Park and Piatra Craiului National Park

  • Fundata is the village at the highest altitude in Romania (1360 m). It is situated at 12 km from Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and 35 km from Braşov City.


Requirements for final submissions

The Proceedings of ICSTCC 2015 will be published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library, therefore all authors must follow IEEE Intellectual Property Rights guidelines and policies. Evidence of plagiarism (and even self-plagiarism) will result in paper withdrawing at any stage of the selection process.

All submissions will be tested for similarity and overlap with prior published material using the iThenticate tool.
The final version must pass the similarity test in order to be included in the proceedings. Please check the thresholds announced in the decision letter.

The papers must be prepared using the A4 MS Word templates available at http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html or A4 LaTeX templates available at http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/IEEEtran/.


In case that the final form of the paper has been prepared using LaTeX please add the next lines after the \end{abstract}

... list of keywords ...


Maximum six pages A4 in double column format are allowed. Authors may upload longer manuscript up to a maximum of eight pages total. However, each page in excess of six will incur a charge of 50 Euros.

How to prepare the final submissions

  • Verify your PDF file on IEEE PDF eXpress using the conference ID 35856X, specified in the acceptance letter.
  • Log in on https://controls.papercept.net/conferences/scripts/start.pl, select the “author” role.
  • Verify the file returned by IEEE PDF eXpress on PaperCept, using the link “Pdf-Test” from author "Workspace" menu.
  • Go to your author "Workspace" and select the link “Submit the final version”.
  • Download the copyright form (select the link "Download the copyright form"), fill in the necessary fields.
  • Update the list of authors, the title of the paper and the abstract (select the link "Update the final version information"). Please make sure that all the authors of the paper are correctly indicated.
  • After update the list of authors, the title of the paper and the abstract - upload the free-error pdf file returned by IEEE PDF eXpress.
  • Upload the copyright form file.
  • Fill the registration form, fill in the necessary fields.
  • Pay the registration fee.

Copyright Transfer Form

The pdf contains form fields that you can fill in using Adobe Reader or any other similar software.Then upload your CTF using your PaperCept author account, along with the final version of your paper.

For any problems, you may contact the organizers at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


How to verify a paper on IEEE PDF eXpress

  1. Convert your file to pdf. The file can be also converted on IEEE PDF eXpress site, but it takes a lot of time. A free pdf convertor, CutePDFWriter, is available at http://www.cutepdf.com/.
  2. Access the IEEE PDF eXpress site (http://www.pdf-express.org/)
    • First-time users (without an account on IEEE PDF eXpress site):
      a) Click "New Users – Click Here".
      b) Enter the Conference ID 35856X, your email address and choose a new password.
      c) Fill the account form with the required information.
      d) Check that the contact information and click "Submit".
    • Previous users of IEEE PDF eXpress site, who are using the site for the first time to this conference:
      a) Enter the Conference ID 35856X, your email address and the password.
      b) When you click 'Login', you will receive an error saying you need to set up an account. Simply click 'Continue'. By entering your previously used email address and password combination, you will enable your old account for access to this new conference.
      c) You will receive online and email confirmation of successful account setup.
    • Returning users with an account for ICSTCC 2015:
      a) Enter the Conference  ID 35856X, your email address and the password.
  3. For each conference paper, click "Create New Title".
  4. Enter identifying text for the paper (title is recommended but not required).
  5. Click "Submit PDF for Checking" or “Submit Source Files for Conversion”.
  6. Upload your file. You will receive an email confirming the successful upload.
  7. You will receive an email with your Checked PDF or IEEE PDF eXpress-converted PDF attached. If you submitted a PDF for Checking, the email will show if your file passed or failed.
  8. If any errors are detected:
    • Read the PDF Check report and click "The PDF Check Report" in the sidebar to get information on possible solutions.
    • Correct the errors and resubmit the PDF by clicking “Try again”, then “Submit PDF for Checking”.
    • Repeat the above procedure until all errors are solved.
  9. If no error is detected, download the attachment of this email.
  10. Go to controls.papercept.net and upload the free-error file returned by IEEE PDF eXpress as the final version of your paper. It is mandatory to not make any changes on the file built by IEEE PDF eXpress.

More detailed instructions can be found at http://www.pdf-express.org/frhelpnologin.asp.


In case that the final form of the paper has been prepared using LaTeX, and you get a warning regarding the margins of the PDF file, please download the correct LaTeX template from http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/IEEEtran/.



Technical Co-sponsor

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers-Control Systems Society


NAPA: Solutions for Design and Operation of Ships


Faculty of Automatic Control,
Computers, Electrical and Electronics
Galati, Romania


Faculty of Automatic Control and
Computer Engineering, Iasi, Romania

Faculty of Automation, Computers and
Electronics, Craiova, Romania


Control Systems, Computers and

Electrical Engineering Society from Galati



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