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You are allowed a total of NINE (9) pages for your paper. This includes all figures, tables, and references. Up to 2 extra pages may be purchased at a cost of US $300.00 per extra page. Please make checks out to UC Regents/ICNP 2001 and identify the conference and paper/author for each check. Please send extra pages charges to:

Maureen McLane (ICNP)
Bourns College of Engineering
University of California
Riverside, CA 92521

PLEASE NOTE: Your paper is due by 31 August 2001.

PLEASE NOTE: A signed copyright release form is due by 31 August 2001.

PLEASE NOTE: An electronic abstract of your paper is due by 31 August 2001.

Please put the conference name - ICNP 2001 - on all correspondence, on the copyright form, and on any mailing envelope. This will assure that your correspondence is directed immediately to my desk.

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All proceedings published by the IEEE Computer Society Press are now being included in the IEEE Computer Society Digital Library, and are available on-line through our web site.

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