EDAS Instructions

EDAS Instructions for NMDC 2021

Reference: See EDAS Instructions for Authors

EDAS uses a ‘receipt/confirm’ email-based process for creating an account if you don’t have one, and registering to submit a paper.  It is recommended that you register the paper as soon as practical; do not wait until the deadline, in case there are any issues with receiving the EDAS emails and confirmations etc.

To use EDAS, you need to create an EDAS account. After your receive the EDAS confirmation, you then can register your paper and input the text Abstract for the paper and specify a lead author (default is yourself).

Afterwards, you can upload your PDF abstract. Your abstract for the paper will be reviewed and then you will be notified whether or not it is accepted. Once your abstract is accepted, you will be able to submit a full paper for review that will be eligible for publication in IEEE Xplore.

  1. Author Registration: Register a “lead author” with EDAS at https://edas.info/N27975 (if the lead author is not already registered). The lead author will submit the paper. EDAS will send an email with the account password. The author’s email address and the password will be used to access the system to submit the abstract or paper for review and later the final paper. Note: you should name all the authors of the paper at the time of registration.
  2. Change Password Credentials in EDAS (optional): Change the default password to one that is easier to remember.
  3. Abstract/Paper Registration: When logged in to EDAS, register your paper and submit the Abstract at https://edas.info/N27975. This is a unique site with EDAS for the NMDC 2021 Conference. Select the appropriate Track for your submission.
    • Register the paper: Provide paper title, keywords, and a short description of the work (20-100 words). EDAS will use your account info as the primary author.
    • Topics: Select the topic(s) that correspond to the areas related to your paper..
    • Submission: Submit your paper. Make sure to wait for the paper registration confirmation from the EDAS system. The page will refresh.
    • Authors: Add any secondary author names using the Add authors link.
    • Upload your PDF abstract: You can use the NMDC Abstract template for abstract preparation, or the NMDC letter or A4 template.
    • EDAS will send you a confirmation email with a link to your page registration page where you can manage your paper. You can also access your paper form the ‘My Papers’ menu in your EDAS account.
  4. Next, after the submission deadline, you will receive an email from the program chair via EDAS whether or not the Abstract was accepted.
  5. Paper Submission: After your abstract has been accepted, you may submit a full paper. When you go to the EDAS system it will now prompt you to submit your paper (“full paper”). You can upload your paper as a PDF file. The paper should be prepared with the NMDC letter or A4 template. Note: you may upload as many times as desired before the submission deadline..
  6. Confirmation: You will receive an email from EDAS confirming full paper submission and will receive additional confirmations after each update.
  7. Decision: After the full paper reviews, you will receive an email from EDAS with the TPC decision regarding paper acceptance/rejection.
  8. Final Paper Submission: Upon paper acceptance you will need to prepare and submit the final version of your manuscript. When you go to the EDAS system it will now prompt you to submit your final paper. Now upload your paper in PDF. Note: you may upload as many times as desired before the deadline..
  9. Final Confirmation: EDAS will confirm the final manuscript submission via e-mail.
  10. Recorded Presentations: NMDC is an in-person conference. No video recording submission is required. This is an optional feature of EDAS.


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