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Any paper that is submitted for possible publication in the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology must satisfy the following requirements:

1. It must be prepared in accordance with approved IEEE practice.

2. New products information is of interest when emphasis is placed on advances in the art rather than on proprietary aspects. All technical articles shall be free from references which are of an advertising nature, such as trade names, company names, or codes, unless such references are absolutely essential for technical reasons.

3. The paper should contain a sufficient number of references so that a reader is conveniently led to other related work. Papers without references will normally be returned for correction prior to submission to the reviewers.

4. If a new submission is based on a published/accepted conference paper, the previous work must be cited during the journal submission, and the new submission should offer substantive novel contributions beyond the previous work. If a new submision is overlapping with another closely related submission not available publicly, the other submission is suggested to be uploaded for review purpose. These requirements fall under Author Responsibilities as listed in the IEEE PSPB Ops Manual, section 8.2.1.B. Please include a summary of differences and new contributions and the PDF file of the previous conference paper(s) under "Supporting Documents" category in the submission, and Failure to do so may result in immediate rejection! We do not accept any submission that is basically the same as a conference paper or papers in technical contents.

5. All papers submitted to this journal for review through Manuscrit Central (MC) must be double-columned with fonts no smaller than 10 in the final IEEE typesetting with maximum page length 15 pages for regular papers and 5 pages for correspondence! All revised papers must follow this guideline! A suggested style file by this editorial office can be found here with a sample LaTeX file. You can modify style files from IEEE webstite

6. All international language fonts must be removed.  These fonts prevent the pages from displaying properly once the paper has been uploaded to Manuscript Central.

7. The editorial decision "Reject" for a paper is final. We do not accept any submission which is a revised version of previously rejected paper(s).

Detailed information on preparing material for authors is given on the IEEE Publications webpage.

Figures and photos should be original proofs and not photocopies. Photos must be glossy prints with no screens. Laser prints are not acceptable in place of photos or where gray scale graphics are involved. All line drawings and photos should be large enough to be readily legible when the drawing is reduced to one- or two-column widths as much as 4:1 reduction from the original. Materials should be no larger than 22 x 28 cm (8 1/2 x 11inches). Do not incorporate electronic graphics into the paper. Graphs should be drawn with only the major coordinate lines showing, since a chart containing a large number of closely spaced lines will not reproduce legibly. Short "ticks," extending a short distance from the axes, may be provided for convenience in reading intermediate values.

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The Transactions on Vehicular Technology are published by the IEEE and sponsored by VTS

To contact the editorial office, email System Administrator or Editor-in-Chief
or send correspondence to:
Professor Michael Fang, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Florida, 435 New Engineering Building, P.O.Box 116130, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA.

Modified:  April 2013