deadline for receipt of abstracts is August 15, 2003.
The length limit is one page only.
Information on the acceptance/ non-acceptance of the abstracts
will be sent to the submitting author.
A fifteen minute
slot has been set aside at the end of each session to allow
presentations of late breaking news. The papers to be presented
here will be selected from the contributed abstracts.
The abstract book will be
prepared by direct photo reproduction from the originals submitted
(or from the electronic submissions after suitable formatting). You
are encouraged to submit the abstract electronically.
typing the abstract:
should be done single-spaced with a 12 point Times Roman typeface.
The typescript should be contained within a column 14
cm wide and 20 cm high. This space should include the
title, authors, affiliations, footnotes, references, figure(s)
etc. Also a margin of 4 cm is required on the left side and on the
top of the page.
Typing should be done in the
following style. Begin with the title using a capital letter to
start each significant word. Leave one line space and continue
with the name of the author(s) followed by the name of the
affiliation. Please underline the name of the presenting author.
Please include the e-mail address of the submitting author at the
end of the section containing the affiliation. Leave two lines and
start typing the body of the abstract.
the abstract electronically, please prepare the abstract as
above using Microsoft Word and attach the file to an e-mail sent
to email@example.com or to
If you choose to
submit through hard copy,
please print the abstract using a laser printer and send two
copies (unfolded) to:
c/o Dr. P. Jena
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2000