March 4-6, 2002

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Abstract Submission

Three copies of two-page abstracts (including figures) are requested for this symposium. Invited speakers may submit four pages. The camera-ready abstract should be prepared in A4 format (297x 210 mm). The instructions are as follows: single space with 12 point font (Times Roman is recommended), 2.5 cm top/side/foot margins. The abstract should be typed with title of the talk at the top of the page, followed by authors' names, affiliation, complete address, e-mail address, and the body of the abstract. Please underline the author who will present the paper at the symposium. The abstract should be submitted only BY POSTAL MAIL because it will be handed to the participants at the symposium. Fax and e-mail are not accepted.

Mail three copies of the abstract to

Dr. H. Takayanagi, Chairman MS+S2002
NTT Basic Research Laboratories
3-1, Morinosato-Wakamiya, Atsugi-shi
Kanagawa 243-0198, Japan


The proceedings of this symposium will be published as a book from  World Scientific Publishing. The Deadline of the manuscript submission is 30th(Tue.) April.
Please send the Camera-ready manuscript and two Xerox copies to:

MS+S2002 Proceedings
Dr. Hideaki Takayanagi
NTT Basic Research Laboratories
3-1, Morinosato-Wakamiya, Atsugi-shi,
Kanagawa 243-0198, JAPAN (by conventional postal mail).

We will ask you to send us your electronic manuscript at the last of the publication process, however, before that, all process will be done with the manuscripts printed on papers. And please clearly show your name,your postal address, and your paper number (it is found in the symposium program (ex. T3, W5, P32...) on the envelope and the inside. It will help us for handling your manuscript very much.

THE FORMAT for the manuscripts:
Camera-ready Manuscripts are required  and strongly recommended to be written
with the style files prepared by the publisher.
Style files for Latex and Word are available at:

You will find many proceedings style files there. Please carefully select and down-load the one

Trim Size 9.75" x 6.50" listed under "GENERAL".
(Word Manuscripts are acceptable although the LateX is recommended.)

All papers can use maximum 6 pages (including figures).
All contributed manuscripts will be refereed.

If you have a question about the preparation and the submission of your manuscript, please contact us to ""