The material submitted
for presentation at the IFAC meeting (Congress, Symposium, Conference,
Workshop) must be original and not published or being considered for
All papers accepted for
presentation will be put on the electronic publications Web site IFAC-PapersOnLine.net.
The papers on this Web
site will be searchable, citable, and individually downloadable free for
The presented papers will
be further screened for possible publication in the IFAC Journals (Automatica,
Control Engineering Practice, Annual Reviews in Control, Journal of Process
Control, Mechatronics, and Engineering Applications of Artificial
Intelligence), or in other IFAC-affiliated journals.
of material presented at an IFAC meeting is held by IFAC. Authors will be
required to transfer copyrights electronically.
and IFAC-affiliated Journals have priority access to all contributions
presented. However, if the author is not contacted by an editor of these
journals within three months after the meeting, the author is free to submit an
expanded version of the presented material for journal publication elsewhere. In
this case, the paper must carry a reference to the IFAC meeting where it was
originally presented, and if the paper has appeared in the Web site
a reference to this form of
publication must also be indicated.