Fifth Symposium on Stochastic Algorithms,
Foundations and Applications
SAGA 2009

Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
October 26 - 28, 2009


Accepted Papers
Important Dates
Invited Speakers
Instructions for Authors
Registration, Hotel

Instructions for Authors

The following instructions concern the final manuscript. The proceedings of SAGA 2009 are published by Springer as volume 5792 in their Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series LNCS LOGO and will be available at the conference.

Please follow the instructions given by Springer when preparing your final version. Manuscripts that do not conform to the formatting instructions will not be included in the proceedings by the publisher.

LaTeX2e, LaTeX, TeX, and Microsoft Word Macros for preparing the camera-ready versions of the manuscript are available on line at:

Please use the macros provided for “Proceedings and Other Multi-Author Volumes” in preparing your manuscripts. You are strongly encouraged to use LaTeX2e, since this will considerably facilitate the preparation of the proceedings and their on-line version.

The PAGE LIMIT in the proceedings is 15 PAGES. This limit is tight.

Your camera-ready copy will be due on July 30, 2009. You should send us your final version via Springer's OCS as LaTeX2e (strongly recommended), LaTeX, or TeX -file AND as a postscript- or pdf-file. Don't forget to include all style files (other than llncs.cls) and all your electronic pictures, figures etc. Also, provide all your pictures in eps- and pdf-format. When sending a postscript-file, make sure that it will be printable in 600 dpi.

Moreover, we need a copyright form signed by the corresponding author as a hardcopy or fax (we cannot accept email/any other form). The volume title will be

Proceedings of the Fifth Symposium on Stochastic Algorithms, Foundations and Applications, SAGA 2009” and the volume editors are Osamu Watanabe and Thomas Zeugmann.

The copyright form must arrive before or at July 30, 2009.

Please download the Springer Copyright Form, and send the hardcopy copyright form to

Osamu Watanabe
Department of Mathematical and Computing Science
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Meguro-ku Ookayama, Tokyo 152-8552

or fax it to

Osamu Watanabe
number: +81-3-5734-3204

Finally, please revise your manuscript in accordance with the comments made by the program committee.

We greatfully acknowledge the support provided by SPRINGER's Online Conference Service (OCS).

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