Kaufmann's formatting instructions for the VLDB Proceedings may
be found in the file format.txt.
These guidelines must be adhered to by both the submitted and
the final version of your accepted paper. These guidelines apply
to all the categories appearing in the Proceedings. Page limits
are: 12 pages for research
papers and full papers for the Industrial, Applications and Experience
track, 4 pages for panel
sessions and extended abstracts in the Industrial, Applications
and Experience track, and 4 pages
for demonstration descriptions.
order to help you format your submissions, we have provided three
additional files, vldb.sty,
is a LATEX style file, defining environments which conform to
Morgan Kaufmann's guidelines. It should work with both LATEX
version 2.09 and LATEX2e.
should be made to work by including it through a \documentstyle
directive like this:
style file will insert the required copyright notice automatically.
that the "\topmargin -55pt" command in the style file
is not a standard option and does not have a counterpart option
(\bottommargin). If you experience problems with it, such as
printing with no top margin, you might try defining standard
LaTeX margins by setting "tmargin=0.75in,bmargin=1.125in"
within the "\geometry" clause.
is the adaptation of the vldb.sty
file to the LATEX2e class format.
should be made to work by including it through a direct \documentclass
directive, like this:
is a Word version of Morgan Kaufmann's guidelines, appropriately
is a LATEX2 version of vldb_format.doc
(it uses the vldb.cls
may, as you wish, use these style files in their entirety, or
copy out individual definitions or styles into your own document.
However, even if you use one of these files, the responsibility
remains with yourself to ensure that the final version of your
paper meets the guidelines as described in format.txt.
copyright notice to be included in your paper is in the file copyright_notice.txt.
transfer of copyright form may be found in the file copyright_form.txt.
You should return a signed hard copy with the final version of
ease of downloading, copies of all of these files are included
in the archive all_files.zip.