April 17–18, 2018
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
KIBEVS department of the Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (TUSUR);
The Tomsk Chapter & Student Branch of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IEEE;
YP (Young Professionals) Affinity Group of the IEEE Russia Siberia Section;
IEEE Russia (Siberia) Section.
Russian Federation Ministry of Education and Science;
Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics;
Security Technology Center of TUSUR.
Tomsk IEEE Chapter & Student Branch.
The 18th Student Paper Contest and Conference on the Information Security (SIBINFO) aims to offer opportunities to learn and to share information on the latest advances in the information security field. It will be held in Tomsk, the Russian Federation, on April 17–18, 2018. The contest is organized by the IEEE on a regular basis in order to promote interdisciplinary discussion and interaction among scientists and engineers with an emphasis on the IEEE membership.
Winners of the contest will be awarded and invited to participation in the IEEE International Siberian Conference on Control and Communications SIBCON without registration fee. The winner's papers will be published in the SIBCON Proceedings. Rules of the Contest are enclosed below.
For participation in the Contest it is necessary to send a paper 3–6 pages and application form by ordinary or electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is March 15, 2018.
Organizing Committee: A.A. Shelupanov, Prof., Rector, TUSUR, Chair of Department of Development and Protection of Computer Tools of TUSUR; E.V. Belov, Vice-Chair of Education-Methodology Division on Information Security, Rector ICSI AFSB, Moscow; P.D. Zegjda, Prof., SPb; O.O. Evsyutin, KIBEVS, Tomsk; D.D. Zykov, Asst. Prof., O.B. Makarevich, Prof. Taganrog, A.A. Maluk, Dr., Ph.D. MIPhI; R.V. Mescheriakov, Prof., Vice-Rector (Research), TUSUR; M.P. Sychev, Prof., Dept. Chair of MGTU, Moscow; O.V. Stukach, Dr., Prof., TPU, founder of the Tomsk IEEE Chapter of the Siberia Section.
Please forward your contributions to SIBINFO Secretariat:
Dr. Yu.V. Shablya,
40 Lenin Avenue, Tomsk, 634050, Russia
Fax: +7-3822-414638 (no manuscripts)
1. This rules is composed basing of The Student Paper Contest of IEEE Region 8.
2. The Student Paper Contest on the Information Security (SIBINFO) will be held in Tomsk, Russian Federation. The Contest is organized by the Tomsk Chapter and Student Branch of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – IEEE, Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (TUSUR) by decision of Russian Federation Ministry of Education and Science, with technical co-sponsorship of Communications Society of the IEEE, financial co-sponsorship of Security Technology Center of TUSUR.
3. Official languages are Russian and English. Non-simultaneous translation will be provided.
4. A professional jury will grade the written papers without knowledge of the identity of the author and of his school, and will decide which papers will be accepted for presentation at the oral finals.
5. If accepted for the oral finals, the paper must be presented by one person only, although it may be authored by more than one.
6. Each author must be a 1–6 year student of 1st university degree at the time of presentation. The work presented has to be completed before the first engineering degree that a student expects in his formal education. A thesis is not considered.
7. It is necessary that in a Cover Letter from university is certified that condition 6 is fulfilled. Any other useful information concerning the work and background is welcome.
8. After oral presentation papers of all winners will be published in the proceedings of the international conference in TUSUR; the final format of the papers should be in accordance with the conference proceedings' rules. An electronic version of the finalists' papers will also be published in the Tomsk IEEE Chapter web pages.
9. Authors of the best papers will be awarded.
10. The professional jury is appointed by the Contest Chairman.
11. A preliminary selection based on the written document may be made by the members of the jury, either if too many papers are submitted or if some papers do not reach the expected level.
CHARACTER OF THE PAPER
12. Papers should cover technical and engineering aspects of the information security.
13. The work need not be original in engineering content, but should be original in treatment and concise in coverage of the author's contribution to the subject.
14. The paper must be typewritten on A4 size paper (210 mm x 297 mm), with the text width equal to 183 mm and the text height equal to 243.5 mm; a font size of 10 pt or larger should be used. The two-column IEEE Transactions style is preferred.
15. The paper should not exceed six (6) pages. Overlength papers will not be considered for the contest!
16. The paper should send to Secretary. The electronic version (copy) of manuscripts in a kind of MS Word or PDF file will be accepted via email. Compressed paper versions in any archive format are highly recommended.
17. The paper, accompanied by the University Cover Letter and Student Paper Cover Sheet, must be sent to Organizing Committee address.
18. Those authors selected to give an oral presentation should develop a pleasant and logical presentation of the subject matter fitted to 20 minutes. The jury will question each contestant for an additional period of 10 minutes typical.
19. Charts, reasonable models, slides, PC and overhead projector transparencies are allowed. Additional presentation tools may be provided if a request is made and granted in advance.
20. The presentation should not attempt to cover the entire paper, but rather to give a general idea and enlarge on one or two specific points.
AUTHOR GUIDELINES ON PAPER LAYOUT
The following guidelines are suggested to assist grading by providing a uniform layout. In general the paper should be organized as follows:
Student Paper Cover Sheet. Since the judges must handle the papers without knowledge of the identity of the author and his educational establishment, it is required that the paper itself shown no such identification other than the title. The title, author(s)' name(s) and IEEE membership number(s), corresponding author's address, school, and Branch Counselor's name must be shown on a removable cover sheet.
Title page. The title should consist of the minimum number of key words necessary to portray accurately the content of the paper. Readers interest is stimulated by a well-chosen title. The author's name should not appear on the title page, nor should any other name of persons or schools.
Abstract. The abstract should give in brief the essential facts of its content, for example, a brief statement of the problem or objective and a concise summary of results or conclusions, touching upon methods or other details only if they are unique or if they are of some particular significance. The abstract should be no longer than 100 words.
Introduction. The introduction should lead to the development of the subject so that the reader may obtain a clear understanding of the significance of the paper. This often can be done by giving briefly the state of the art as background. Then bring out the added advantages of the method of approach and emphasize the importance of the results or conclusions.
Body. The main argument of the development of the subject is carried out in the body of the paper, complete with supporting data. The argument should proceed in a logical sequence. The writing should be in the third person. Supporting data and results can often be presented most effectively as curves, charts or tables. Well-known abbreviations may be used in the text but should be defined where used the first time, followed by the abbreviation in parentheses. Generally the use of abbreviations should be confined to not duplicate text matter.
Conclusion. The conclusions are often considered the most important part of a paper. They should be stated concisely in a separate section at the end of the paper. If there are three or more conclusions, greater emphasis can be obtained by numbering each conclusion and setting it off in a separate paragraph.
Tables. Tables should be numbered. Small tabulations or listings may be made in the text where necessary for continuity. Each table should be titled by giving a brief description as a heading following the table number at the top.
Diagrams. Three types of diagrams may be used: photographs, oscillograms, line drawings. Keep reading matter on illustrations to a minimum; include it in the captions. Portions of illustrations may be identified by letters and explained in the captions. Whenever is feasible, combine several curves on the same co-ordinates. Their identifying letters or numbers should be in clear spaces between cross-section lines. If it is necessary to place data over cross-section lines, erase these lines.
Appendices. Detailed mathematical proofs, development of equations, and examples which are subordinate to the main argument in the body of a paper, but not essential to following the argument, should be treated in appendices. References are made in the text to details in the appendices. Main equations as they are developed should be numbered consecutively, with the number in parentheses opposite the equation in the right hand margin.
References. Any information or development taken from books, periodicals, i.e. from any external source, should be clearly referenced in the text. References should be numbered consecutively and should follow the form shown below:
For a periodical: R. N. Hall, "Power rectifiers and transistors", Proc. IRE, vol. 40, pp. 1512-1519, November 1952.
For a book: O.V. Stukach, Information Technologies, Tomsk, TPU, pp. 220, 2008.
JURY GUIDELINES ON GRADING THE PAPER
The following criteria are suggested to provide a uniform grading standard:
a. Do the authors present their independent work?
b. Is the significant amount of presented work new? Do the authors present a novel interpretation of some existing work?
c. Is the subject matter of substantial technical content and is it presented at an acceptably advanced level?
d. Is the 100-word abstract concise, informative and accurate?
e. Does the written presentation include a satisfactory introduction, which properly orients the reader with respect to the general area with which the paper deals? Does the concluding portion of the paper summarize the reader's impression of what the work has accomplished? Are the conclusions supported by evidence?
f. Does the exposition (and analysis which may be involved) proceed in an orderly and logical manner? Is the paper self-contained?
g. Does the author exhibit ingenuity and resourcefulness in methods of presentation, choice of illustrations, use of analogies and the like?
h. Is the paper technically accurate?
i. Is an unmistakable meaning conveyed with acceptable brevity?
STUDENT PAPER COVER SHEET
Answer the form below completely, and attach it to the paper.
Author(s), with their IEEE membership number(s).
Name, address and e-mail of author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
What is the problem and why is it important?
What is the original contribution of this work?
Does this work check and / or extend previously reported work? What work? Give references. How does this contribution compare to previously published work?