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For preparation of papers to be submitted please follow the instructions for authors available at the Springer LNCS Web page: http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html. For those not using the Springer LNCS style files: The paper must be formatted in A4 size using 10 point Times. (If Times is not available, please use one of the similar fonts widely used in phototypesetting.) Printing area should be 12.2 x 19.3 cm, and the interline distance should be arranged in such a way that some 42 to 45 lines occur on a full-text page.

The length of each paper including figures and references should not exceed 12 pages. All papers must be written in English and submitted either in postscript or PDF format.

Papers that have been accepted or are under review by other conferences, workshops, or journals are not eligible for submission. However, we encourage interdisciplinary contributions submitted pr presented in part to a forum outside of agent technology. Submissions not conforming to the above requirements may be rejected without review.

You may submit your paper

- using the online submission tool (strongly preferred)


- via E-Mail to submission@mates2005.de
  please send zipped files, only PDF or PS


- via postal Mail: please send 5 hard copies (unstapled pages) of your contribution to   Torsten Eymann
  University of Bayreuth
  Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsinformatik
  Universitätsstraße 30
  Gebäude B9
  95440 Bayreuth, Deutschland

Important Dates

Submission of papers: April 18, 2005 (!New: Extended Deadline)
Notification of authors: June 3, 2005
Camera-ready papers: June 20, 2005


The proceedings of MATES 05 will be published as a volume in the Springer series of Lecture Notes on Artificial Intelligence (LNAI).