IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence: Submit a Manuscript
Submitting a Paper to TPAMI
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Detailed information on submitting your paper to TPAMI can be found on the "Authors" tab of the IEEE Computer Society Journal Peer Review page.
The full scope of TPAMI can be found on the About TPAMI page.
When a TPAMI submission is based on a previous conference paper, IEEE requires that the journal paper be a "substantial revision" of the previous publication (30 percent is generally considered "substantial").TPAMI interprets and applies this requirement on a case-by-case basis with appropriate deference to the author's viewpoint. Examples of the improvements we expect to see over the conference paper include the following: additional technical details, a clearer explanation of the contribution, more experiments if appropriate, or an updated state-of-the-art. Of course, the authors are also encouraged to make the journal version a significant improvement on the conference paper (for example, by taking the opportunity to integrate their previous work or performing additional substantive work to answer questions that their conference paper raised). Since the journal version is intended to be the definitive, archival version of the research, TPAMI expects that the authors will take this opportunity to further improve their conference paper.
Manuscript Types Accepted by TPAMI
NEW MOPC POLICY: For new submissions effective 15 May 2018, the fee to publish pages in excess of the regular paper limits cited below will change from $200/page to $220/page.
TPAMI manuscript types and submission length guidelines are described below. All page limits include references and author biographies. For regular papers, pages in excess of these limits after final layout of the accepted manuscript is complete are subject to Mandatory Overlength Page Charges (MOPC). Note: All supplemental material must be submitted as separate files and must not be included within the same PDF file as the main paper submission. There is no page limit on supplemental files.
- Regular paper – 12 double column pages (Submissions may be up to 18 pages in length, subject to MOPC. All regular paper page limits include references and author biographies.)
- Short paper – 8 double column pages
- Comments paper – 2½ double column pages
- Survey paper – 20 double column pages
A double column page is defined as a 7.875" x 10.75" page with 9.5-point type and 11.5-point vertical spacing. These length limits are taking into account reasonably-sized figures and references.
This publication is a hybrid journal, allowing either traditional manuscript submission or author-paid Open Access (OA) manuscript submission.
The OA option, if selected, enables unrestricted public access to the article via IEEE Xplore and the Computer Society Digital Library. The OA option will be offered to the author at the time the manuscript is submitted. If selected, the OA discounted fee of $1,950 must be paid before the article is published in the journal. If you have unusual circumstances about this, please contact the Editor-in-Chief.
The traditional option, if selected, enables access to all qualified subscribers and purchasers via IEEE Xplore and the Computer Society Digital Library. No OA payment is required.
ORCID Required: All IEEE journals require an Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) for all authors. ORCID is a persistent unique identifier for researchers and functions similarly to an article's Digital Object Identifier (DOI). ORCIDs enable accurate attribution and improved discoverability of an author's published work. The author will need a registered ORCID in order to submit a manuscript or review a proof in this journal.