Prospective authors are encouraged to submit an extended abstract up to two pages in PDF Portable Document Format. The extended abstract should include all information necessary to allow the reviewers to assess the contribution. All submitted contributions will be peer-reviewed for their quality, correctness, originality and relevance.

Abstract submission extended deadline: July 15, 2016.

The deadline for the abstract submission is July 1, 2016.

Abstract submissions have to be sent via e-mail to the co-chairs, Prof. Thomas Clausen and Mr. Cédric Lavenu (

The e-mail must include in the subject line the following text: Abstract submission to WSPLC 2016. The e-mail must also include the contact author information.

Submissions will be notified upon e-mail reception and abstract acceptance will be notified by July 8, 2016. The authors of accepted abstracts are requested to present their work at the workshop during a 20-minute timeslot (15 minutes for presentation, 5 minutes for questions). The authors will be required to submit:

  • the final extended abstract or a short paper;
  • the presentation slides.

At least one author of each accepted abstract is kindly requested to register before July 22 July 29, 2016 to have the paper included in the WSPLC proceedings.

Authors of accepted abstracts may also prepare a final short paper. This short paper should include a synthetic description of the presentation offered at the workshop detailing the main problem addressed, solution, results and bibliography. The recommended length for the final short paper is up to three pages with a hard limit to 4 pages. As detailed in the template files, the paper must be in single-column format, with single-spaced lines, and times new roman font with size 10 pt. The paper has also to be converted in .PDF format embedding all fonts. The size of the file must not exceed 5 MB.

The deadline for the final submission of the final short paper is September 23, 2016.

The deadline for the final submission of the final presentation slides is September 30, 2016.

The material has to be sent via e-mail to the co-chairs ( The e-mail must include in the subject line the following text: Final WSPLC 2016 paper.

The short papers will not be copyrighted which will allow further publication elsewhere with the appropriate additions.

The short papers will be freely downloadable from the workshop web site to allow high dissemination of the research results. They will also be included in the archive of publications on Power Line Communications and related issues accessible from

For any further information, please do not hesitate to send an e-mail to the co-chairs (

Template files: