NIME-03 templates are provided by ACM SIG, and can be used to create a .pdf file. These templates are available here for both MS Word and LateX. Only PDF or PS (PostScript) files as created from the template files will be accepted.
For LaTeX templates, please use the "alternate style" (option 2), and read the guidelines at the ACM website. Should you have difficulties with these files, check the FAQ.
If you decide to use Word templates, use the Word styles defined in the template instead of manually formatting your text. Then create your PDF or PS file.
In regards to these templates, the blank space at the bottom of the first column was originally intended for copyright notice (should there be any). Please leave this space blank and do not try to edit it out. This will be done for you at the final submission stage if there is no need for copyright notice (for NIME 2003, copyright remains with authors).
If you have any problems or questions, please contact Francois Thibault.
NIME-03 invites submission of research papers, reports, posters, demos and performances to be presented during the conference on the various aspects of new interfaces for musical expression, described in the NIME-03 call for papers.
The pdf version of the NIME-03 call is available here.
- Research papers present new and original contributions to the field. Relevant previous work is discussed and the originality of the contribution is explicitly demonstrated, including its advantages and drawbacks compared to the existing literature.
- Length: from 6 to 8 pages.
- Design and usability reports on new interfaces for musical expression. If possible, a demo during the conference is suggested.
- Design reports present cutting edge developments on novel and important interfaces, and clearly describe their implementation details and the rationale behind the development.
- Usability reports describe substantial experience using new or existing interfaces. This include the pros and cons of performing with a certain interface if compared to existing similar options and/or more formal usability studies on the use of a certain interface.
- Length: 4 to 6 pages.
- NIME-03 posters are similar to design reports, but differ from these on the maximum length and on the presentation method: posters will benefit from a highly interactive environment. Each poster presentation will last for the whole session time and posters will be displayed for more than a session, so the visibility of the work is increased.
- Length: 4 pages.
- NIME-03 invites demonstration of working prototypes of new musical instruments and interfaces. Successful applications in this category will be given a space to demonstrate their work during the conference.
- To submit a demo, please email a 2-page description of the project using the nime03 template. Please also include any technical support required (power, lighting, space, etc.) in your submission email.
- NIME-03 welcomes submissions in the category of performance pieces.
- Successful submissions will be included in one of the two concerts associated with the event, on May 23 or May 24, and will be performed in a 600 seat auditorium (McGill's Pollack Hall) to an audience consisting of conference delegates and general attendees from Montreal and the close region.
- To submit a work for performance, please email a short (1 page) description of the work including its duration, the set-up time and rehearsal time required and a detailed list of technical requirements (sound, light, stage area, etc.) to the NIME03 artistic committee at nime03-art.
- Technical questions concerning the available material at Pollack Hall should be directed to Richard McKenzie, technical coordinator of NIME-03.