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Anoma Research Article Guidelines


Ensure the title is concise yet informative, as it will be used in information-retrieval systems. Avoid using abbreviations and formulas when possible.

Author Information and Affiliations

Authors should provide their full given name(s) and family name(s), ensuring correct spelling. If the author(s) wish to remain pseudoanonymous provide the most relevant pseudonym(s). List the affiliations where the research was conducted beneath the author names. All affiliations, such as Heliax AG, should be clearly indicated.

The corresponding author must include an e-mail address in the metadata.tex file and maintain updated contact details.

Criteria for Authorship

At the moment, we follow the ACM's guidelines for authorship, refer to the official version for more details. The following is an excerpt from the ACM's guidelines:

ACM has established a more detailed criteria for determining if an individual’s contribution to a Work rises to the level of authorship or if they should be acknowledged for their contribution in the acknowledgements section of a work.

Anyone listed as author on an ACM submission must meet all the following criteria:

  • They are an identifiable human being. Anonymous authorship is not permitted, although pseudonyms and/or pen names are permitted provided accurate contact information is given to ACM. ACM does not currently permit collective authorship.

  • They have made substantial intellectual contributions to some components of the original Work described in the manuscript, such as contributing to the conception, design, and analysis of the study reported on in the Work and participating in the drafting and/or revision of the manuscript.

  • They take full responsibility for all content in the published Works.

Structuring Your Article

Your article should be divided into defined and numbered sections and subsections. Use LaTeX commands for section numbering and labeling:

\section{Section Title}\label{sec:mylabel}

Reference these sections throughout your text with \Cref{sec:mylabel} and equations with \eqref{eq:mylabel}. Subsection headings should be brief and placed on a separate line.

Mathematical Notation

  • Use LaTeX commands for all mathematical symbols and Greek letters.
  • Number all displayed equations using the environment \begin{equation}...\end{equation}.

Key Sections of Your Article


Provide a concise and factual abstract outlining the document's purpose, principal results, and significant conclusions. The abstract must be:

  • Understandable independently of the article.
  • Free from citations and uncommon abbreviations; if necessary, define them at first mention within the abstract itself.

See Writing an Abstract for Your Research Paper.


Present the work's objectives and sufficient background. Refrain from including an extensive literature review or summarizing the results.

Discussion and Conclusion Remarks

This is the first section is probably the most common place the readers will look to understand the significance of the paper, so it is essential to make it comprehensive and clear. Question the results and their implications, and compare them with other studies. Discuss the limitations of the study and possible future work.


Acknowledgements are essential to recognize varied contributions and sources of support, including projects, funding, or individuals who have aided the work.


Include references by placing the following line before concluding the document:


Here ref.bib refers to your BibTeX file with references. The other file, art.bib, contains references to other ARTs. We facilitate this file with our template.

Also, we recommend to utilize to organize your references effectively.

Partial Writing Guidelines Checklist

While some of the following aspects are enforced in the last review process, it is recommended to consider them during the writing phase to ensure a smooth review process:

  • Ensure grammatical, spelling, and punctuation accuracy. Activate spell-checking on your text editor.
  • Shorten sentences and paragraphs for better readability.
  • Avoid contractions such as "won't," "don't," "isn't," and instead use the full phrases: "will not," "do not," "is not."
  • Sentences must be complete, conveying a clear and precise meaning.
  • In lieu of the phrase "Section X," refer to sections by their label using \Cref{labelX}.
  • Cross-reference figures and tables using \Cref{fig:labelX} and \Cref{tab:labelX}.
  • Number equations using the LaTeX \begin{equation}...\end{equation} environment.
  • Assign unique labels within LaTeX documents with \label{...} for referencing.
  • To quote text, use the command \say{...} for proper formatting (available with the art template).
  • Use period at the end of the line inside \caption{..} for uniformity.
  • Reserve the equality sign "=" for mathematical formulas only.
  • Follow displayed formulas with appropriate punctuation.
  • Replace symbols with words where feasible for better readability.
  • Remove vague language and minimize pronoun use.
  • Avoid subjective statements such as "the most important paper is...".
  • End each list item with a period for uniformity or none at all.
  • Consider, depending on the paper type, sections such as notation, background, discussion, and conclusion may be included. While optional, they are highly encouraged for a comprehensive paper.
  • Use "i.e.," "e.g.," and "et al." correctly, see
  • Instead of (\cite{labelX}), use \citep{labelX} for proper citation formatting.