IEEE 802.16 Document Submission Instructions

process in effect as of 2012

The IEEE 802.16 Mentor documentation system is at (equivalent to You may browse and download documents anonymously. However, to submit a document, you must be logged in using your IEEE Web Account. IEEE Web Accounts are free and do not require IEEE or IEEE-SA membership. If you have used the IMAT attendance system, then use the same IEEE Web Account for Mentor. You can create an IEEE Web Account here.

To submit a document to the IEEE 802.16 Working Group (WG) or a subgroup:

Notes for File Uploads

Document Number format
The Document Number takes the form "IEEE 802.16-YY-####-RR-FFFF", where:

Choosing a File Code

Checklist of Contribution Requirements
The document is submitted on the appropriate template and shows the current date.
The correct Document Number (see "Document Number format" above) has been inserted into the appropriate place in the template, in EXACTLY the proper format.
If this is a revised contribution, the contributor acknowledges that:

The contributor understands that the contribution may be rejected and deleted without notification if the requirements are not followed.

Document Status
The document template states the following status:

This document does not represent the agreed views of the IEEE 802.16 Working Group or any of its subgroups. It represents only the views of the participants listed in the "Source(s)" field above. It is offered as a basis for discussion. It is not binding on the contributor(s), who reserve(s) the right to add, amend or withdraw material contained herein.

For documents with a different status, the preparing official should modify the status field to correctly reflect the status. Examples include "Approved by IEEE 802.16 Working Group" and "Approved by IEEE 802.16 Task Group X".

Presentations shall be prepared using the IEEE 802.16 Mentor Presentation Template (see above).

A presentation intended to accompany or explain a contribution shall reference it on the cover page as the "Base Contribution". The title of such a presentation file shall be "Presentation of Contribution IEEE 802.16-YY-####-RR-FFFF", where "16-YY-####-RR-FFFF" represents the DCN of the Base Contribution.

Use of IEEE-Copyrighted Conference and Journal Papers
The IEEE 802.16 Working Group has obtained permission to post IEEE-copyrighted material from IEEE conferences and publications when received in an official contribution to the Working Group. IEEE requires two conditions:

1) A full copyright and credit notice must be posted at the top of the paper in the following format:
Copyright 2002 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. Reprinted, with permission, from [all relevant journal info].

This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE (contact

By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.

2) If the author is not the submitter of the contribution, the author's written approval for the reuse of the material must be attached.

This process was developed and documented by Roger Marks. Please contact him with any suggestions or corrections.

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