Final Submission Guideline
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Policy and Publication
Instructions and Sample
for Camera-Ready Copies (A4)
Eldon Y. Li, National Chengchi University, Taiwan,
Waiman Cheung, The Chinese University of Hong
Kong, China, email@example.com
The instructions on this template only apply to
papers that have been accepted for presentations
in the conference and have paid for the
registration fee. It should be noted that your
paper for the Proceedings will be reproduced
directly from the pages that you are submitting.
Please follow these format instructions carefully.
Papers should be sized as this page in
Pleasse standard A4 paper size for your format.
Please set the font to 10 point type and the Times
New Roman font. The paragraph must be
single-spaced. Save and submit your paper in
MS-Word’s DOC format, not in PDF format, because
we need to number your pages.
Keywords: Format instruction, ICEB, e-business,
electronic commerce, headers and footers.
Header and Footer
Each page should include a header and a footer.
Top margin for the header, and the bottom margin
for the footer should be one centimeter. The
header is right-justified containing the last
name(s) of the author(s). The footer should be
centered with the conference name, e.g., The 2015
International Conference on Electronic Business,
Taipei, December 6-10, 2015. Both the header and
the footer should be in Italic font.
The top and bottom margins for the text should be
2 centimeters. Those for left and right are 1.5
The title of your paper should be in bold face,
all caps, single-spaced, and centered across the
top of the first page.
The name of author(s), affiliation(s),
address(es), telephone number(s), fax(es), and
e-mail address(es) should be centered with initial
caps. Do not use titles such as Dr., Professor,
All headings should be in bold face. First-level
headings should be centered and set in caps. Subheadings
should be set flush left with initial caps of all
words. Third-level subheadings should be set flush
left with initial cap and italic font. Please do
not use headings other than these three types. A
one-line space should separate these sub-headings
from the preceding text.
Introduce the paper with an abstract of
approximately 100 words. Begin with centered
heading "ABSTRACT" set above the single-spaced
abstract text. The abstract should properly
describe the findings or arguments presented in
Keywords should be set flush left one line below
Abstract with no more than 20 words.
Follow the abstract with a first-level heading
that introduces the body of the paper. All
paragraphs should begin flush left (no paragraph
indent) and right justified. Single-space the body
of the paper. A one-line space should be placed
between two paragraphs.
Figures and Tables
Figures and tables should be placed as close as
possible to where they are cited. First-level
captions state the table or figure number and may
be followed on the same line by second-level
captions. Figure captions should be place below
the figure while table captions above the table.
Bracketed numbers, i.e.  or [2, p.10] should be
used in the body of the text to call references.
If more than one reference is to be called at
once, the following format should be used:  
The use of footnotes is not allowed.
All equations should be placed on separate lines
and numbered consecutively, with the equation
numbers placed within parentheses and aligned
against the right margin.
Ri = f(Xi) (1)
References should be listed at the end of the
paper and include only those documents cited in
the text of the paper. The format styles should
follow those listed in
http://iceb.johogo.com/styles/. However, different
from journal format, entries in the proceedings
should appear in alphabetical order and should be
numbered with the numbers placed in brackets (see
 Childress, R.L. (1974) Mathematics for
Managerial Decision, Prentice-Hall, Englewood
 Du, T.C., Li, E.Y., & Chang, J. (2002)
'Implementing association rule techniques in data
allocation scheme of distributed databases',
Working paper, Faculty of Business Administration,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T.,
Hong Kong, January.
 Pitts, J.E. & Whitaker, W.M., III. (1971)
‘The impact of tax policy on investment behavior
in the chemical industry’, Decision Sciences, Vol.
2, No. 1, pp. 53-65.
 Kogut, B. (1991) 'Designing global
strategies: comparative and competitive
value-added chains', in Wortzel, H.V. &
Wortzel, L.H. (Eds.), Strategic Management of
Multinational Enterprise: The Essentials, John
Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, pp. 100-115.
 Merriam-Webster (1993) Merriam-Webster's
Collegiate Dictionary (10th ed.), Merriam-Webster,
 O'ullivan, O. (2000) 'Net banks: more dream
than reality', US Banker, available at
http://www.us-banker.com (accessed 18 February
 Pearson, S.W. (1977) 'Measurement of computer
user satisfaction', Unpublished Ph.D.
dissertation, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
 Zhang, Q. & Cao, M. (2001) 'Human-machine
Web interface design for electronic commerce: a
review of design perspectives, objectives,
dimensions, and techniques', Proceedings of the
First International Conference on Electronic
Business (ICEB 2001), Hong Kong, China, December
19-21, pp. 404-405.
The appendix should immediately follow the
references. If there is more than one appendix,
number each consecutively.