Instructions To Author

This is a brief description of what is expected to contain within a manuscript:

Title: Manuscripts should be headed by a concise title. Please include the full name(s) of the author(s), complete mailing address, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address. In case of multiple authorships, please indicate the main author to whom all correspondence concerning the paper should be directed.

Abstract: All manuscripts should be accompanied by self-contained abstracts, of not more than 200 words. The abstract should cover the aims, scope and conclusion of the paper. After the abstract, provide a maximum of five (5) keywords for information retrieval purposes.

Introduction: It includes the scientific importance, historical background relevance to other area and objectives of the paper.

Methods:It should be written in sufficient detail to enable others to repeat the author(s) work.

Results and Discussion: The aim of discussion is the interpretation of the results and their relation to the existing knowledge. The information given in any part of the text may be cited but not repeated in the Discussion Section. Each section and sub-section should be numbered using the Arabic numerals. Please use SI Units for all scientific and laboratory data.

Table: All tables should be kept simple and clear, and should be referred to in the text. They should be numbered, titled, and typed using single spacing on separate pages in the order of which they are referred to in the text.

Figures/Illustrations: Illustrations should only be included if they are informative and add to the understanding of the reader. Illustrations including diagrams and graphs should be sharp, noise free and of good contrast. Line drawings should be in black ink on a white background and lettering size must be large enough to permit legible reduction whenever necessary.

List of abbreviations: If abbreviations are used in the text either they should be defined in the text where first used, or a list of abbreviations can be provided.

Glossary: A glossary of terms/expressions used in the paper should be provided in the order of their appearance in the article.

Equations: All equations must be clearly typed, tripled-spaced and should be identified or numbered accordingly.

Acknowledgements: A brief acknowledgment of not more than 50 words can be included at the end of the manuscript, before the list of references.

References: References should appear in a separate Reference section at the end of the manuscript, typed double-spaced in the order of item referred to the next, using numerals in square brackets.

Style for books:

[1] W. K. Chen, Linear Networks and Systems. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1993.
Style for periodical journal publications:
[2] S. Chen, B. Mulgrew and P. M. Grant, β€œA clustering technique for digital communications channel equalization using radial basis function networks,” IEEE Transactions Neural Networks, vol. 4, pp. 570-578, July 1993.
Style for conference publications:
[3] S. P. Bingulac, β€œOn the compatibility of adaptive controllers,” Proc. 4th Annu. Allerton Conf. Circuits and Systems Theory, New York,1994, pp. 8-16.
Edited Book:
[4] D. Sarunyagate, Ed., Lasers. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1996.
Patent:
[5] K. Kimura and A. Lipeles, "Fuzzy Controller Component," U. S. Patent 14,860,040, December 14, 1996.
Thesis:
[6] H. Zhang, "Delay-insensitive networks", M.S. thesis, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, 1997.
Electronic Publication:
E-Books:
[7] L. Bass, P. Clements, and R. Kazman. Software Architecture in Practice, 2nd ed. Reading, MA: Addison Wesley, 2003. [E book] Available: Safari e-book
E-Journals:
[8] P. H. C. Eilers and J. J. Goeman, "Enhancing scatterplots with smoothed densities", Bioinformatics, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 623-628, March 2004. [Online] Available: www.oxfordjournals.org. [Accessed Sept. 18, 2004].

Peer-Review Process: Manuscripts will be examined by members of the editorial staff and sent to outside reviewers. Communications about manuscripts will be sent after the review (within one week) and editorial decision-making process is complete. After a manuscript has been reviewed, the correspondence author will be informed of the result. If it is fit for publication, then he/she should respond to the comments from the reviewers by making necessary corrections to the initial manuscript submitted. The manuscript will then be ready for publication.

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