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IJCTA-Author Instructions

The submitted papers MUST be written in English. Authors should follow IEEE format.

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Manuscripts are accepted with the understanding that they have not been published, submitted or accepted for publication elsewhere and that, if the work received an official sponsorship, it has been duly released for open publication. If copyrighted material is used, the author should obtain the necessary copyright release and submit it along with the manuscript Every manuscript must (a) provide a clearly defined statement of the problem being addressed, (b) state why it is important to solve the problem, and (c) give an indication as to how the current solution fits into the history of the problem. Be sure to include Keywords on the title page of each artilce.These keywords will be used for the year -end index and may be used by electronic search engines.

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice

IJCTA and its academic editors are committed to fair and professional dealing in all aspects of our publishing operations. Our role is to publish original work of value to the intellectual community in the best possible form and to the highest possible standards. We expect similar standards from our reviewers and authors. Honesty, originality and fair dealing on the part of authors, and fairness, objectivity and confidentiality on the part of editors and reviewers are among the critical values that enable us to achieve our aim.

Originality and Plagiarism

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately and sufficiently cited or quoted.

Data Access and Retention

Authors are asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the relevant research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.


Authors Should's

  • Should submit papers only on work that has been conducted in an ethical and
    responsible manner and that complies with all relevant legislation;
  • Should present their results clearly, honestly, and without fabrication,
    falsification or inappropriate data manipulation;
  • should endeavour to describe their methods clearly and unambiguously so that
    their findings can be confirmed by others;
  • Should adhere to publication requirements that submitted work is original, is
    not plagiarized, and has not been published elsewhere;
  • Should take collective responsibility for submitted and published work;
  • Should ensure that the authorship (as represented in the byline for the paper)
    accurately reflects individuals’ contributions to the work and its reporting; and
  • Should disclose relevant funding sources and any existing or potential conflicts
    of interest.

 

Editor's Duties

Publication decisions

The editor of the IJCTA is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The editor may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair play

An editor must at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

Confidentiality

The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.


Reviewers
Duties

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.

Promptness

Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.

Confidentiality

Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

 

 

 

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