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Abstract submission for participation in student’s competition
Last Update
29.06.2016

Students are encouraged to attend the Symposium and will find their participation valuable to their academic development. The Student’s competition is aimed to provide an opportunity for students to participate in VisPEP 2016 conference free of participation fees. The winners of competition will have a possibility to present their research results (as a talk) in one of the sessions.

Apart from regular abstract submitted, extended abstract is required to apply for student competition (deadline: 20th June, 2016):

  • Extended abstract should be no more than 2 pages (page size A4) or approximately 1000 words (Times New Roman, 12 pt., regular, single line spacing). Title, authors, affiliations, references, and acknowledgment are not included in the word count.
  • Extended abstract may contain 1-2 tables and/or images.
  • References must be organized fallowing APA style.
  • Extended abstract should be submitted during registration in PDF format.

Each application will be reviewed by two independent reviewers. Results will be announced till 10th July, 2016.

To participate in student’s competition, you have to be student at the moment of abstract submission (BSc, MSc, or PhD).

Extended abstract contents

Title

Titles may contain up to 85 characters (spaces not included) – Times New Roman, 14 pt., bold, single line spacing. Choose a title that clearly indicates the topic of the research. Note that your choice of title has considerable influence on how your paper or poster is grouped with others to form thematically coherent sessions.

Author, co-authors,and affiliations

Author and co-authors should appear below the title – Times New Roman, 12 pt., bold, single line spacing.

Affiliations should appear below authors – Times New Roman, 12 pt., regular, single line spacing. If author and co-authors have different affiliations, please indicate the full affiliation for the co-authors (use numbering as a superscript).

 

 

 

Example

Evaluation of visual acuity in children

Aiga Svede1, Andris Berzins2

1 Department of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Latvia

2 Latvian Academy of Science

Abstract body

Each abstract must include fallowing parts: introduction, method, results, discussion, and conclusions (Times New Roman, 12 pt., regular, single line spacing).

Introduction: State the problem or research question raised by prior work, with specific reference to relevant prior research. Briefly and clearly describe the hypothesis that was tested or a description of the problem being analyzed or evaluated.

Methods: Describe the experimental methods and processes employed in the study, as well as experimental study design, setting, sample or population, instruments used, data collection and methods of analysis used.

Results: Describe the precise findings of the study, based on the appropriate statistical analyses. If your research presents the results of experiments, but collection of results is not yet complete, then report what results you've already obtained in sufficient detail that your abstract may be evaluated.

Discussion and conclusions: Explain outcomes of the study and future implications of the results. Explain the significance of your findings to past work or to the future development of the field.