Instructions to prepare and send the final version

For your paper to be printed in the proceedings we need three items from you: We need BOTH a hard-copy and a soft copy of the final version of your paper. The hard copy will be used in creating the paper proceedings, while the soft copy will be used for an online version of the proceedings. (See the LNCS home page at )

The deadline for these items has been extended to Monday 10 August. updated Jul 20, 1998

1. The hard copy and the signed copyright form should be sent to: Jean-Francois Puget CP'98 Program Co-Chair ILOG SA 9, rue de Verdun BP 85 94253 Gentilly Cedex France

2. A postscript file of the paper should be sent to Please send this file as the body of the email, and not as an attachment. The Subject of the email should be "Paper NN - final version" where NN is the paper number.

3. For each paper we need a copyright form completed and signed by an author. The copyright form can be obtained from:

Finally, there is a new version of Springer's instructions to authors which supersedes the instructions I indicated to you earlier. It is available at