Paper Submission Instructions

BICS 2018 conference proceedings will be published as part of Springer LNAI Series and indexed by EI. Selected papers will be published in a special issue of the leading (ISI SCI indexed) Springer journal: Cognitive Computation Journal ( - current ISI Impact Factor: 3.44).

All prospective authors are invited to submit full-length papers (up to 10 pages maximum, using Springer LNAI format) through the conference website. The submission of a paper implies that the paper is original and has not been submitted, under review, or copyright protected elsewhere. All submitted papers will be subject to a rigorous peer review process, and authors of accepted papers will have an opportunity to revise their papers before camera-ready submission. If a paper is accepted, at least one of the authors listed on the paper must attend and present the conference, otherwise, the paper may be excluded from the conference proceedings.

All papers should be submitted via easychair.

Registration Fee

Camera-ready papers submitted without an early-bird Regular registration will not be included in the Proceedings and the Workshop Technical Program.

If an author has more than one accepted papers, only one regular non-student registration is required for their publication in the Proceedings.

Student Registration: Students must provide a letter from their advisor confirming that they are currently enrolled at a university or institute.

Registration fee includes: accesss to the scientific program, proceedings, lunches, coffee breaks, and the banquet.

Fill in the registration form, give your signature, and send the scanned PDF to

The registration form can download here.