Manuscripts should be submitted here: Regular Papers via FoMaC Regular service. The Special Sections are run on invitation, the link for submission will be passed on to the authors by the responsible editor. The preferred format is LaTeX, but PostScript or PDF are also accepted. Authors who prepare their papers with LaTeX are encouraged to use the Springer-Verlag’s macro package for LNCS for this journal.

Papers must be written in English. Authors whose mother tongue is not English are advised to seek the assistance of a native English speaker who is familiar with the topic of the paper.
 Before preparing your manuscript, consult this homepage and/or a copy of the journal to familiarize yourself with its formal and stylistic requirements:

The manuscript should be written in clear and simple language. As FoMaC addresses quite a heterogeneous audience, a widely accessible presentation is of major importance. The abstract, key words, and introduction should in particular be accessible to a wide audience.

Final Versions: After the manuscript is accepted, please submit also the final version of your article including figures in electronic form to the FoMaC editorial office.

Please note the Information for LNCS Authors and especially the chapter Copyright form with the LNCS_Copyright_Form.