Guide Lines (Criteria for Publication)

  • Outlined below are the mandatory criteria for any article to be considered for publication in the International Journal of Computer Engineering in Research Trends. Failure to adhere to these criteria will result in rejection of the article by the editorial team.
  • Article adheres to the manuscript preparation guidelines explained below
  • Article should be in Microsoft Word format only
  • Each article should be accompanied with a cover letter. For more details, refer the cover letter guidelines below.
  • Articles should be written in single column format, using Times New Roman font, 12 point font size. Keep the layout of the text as simple as possible.
  • Equations and formula should be readable, preferably written using equation editing softwares (E.g. MathType). Alternately, authors have to provide the fonts used for creating the equations/formulae.
  • All figures provided are of high resolution, preferably 300dpi
  • References should follow the Vancouver Style of Referencing.

Manuscript Preparation Guidelines

  • Articles submitted to International Journal of Computer Engineering in Research Trends. should conform to the guidelines indicated below. Before you submit, please study the author checklist sample provided at the end of this document. Following is the chronological order of topics to be included in the article:
    1. Title
    2. Abstract
    3. Keywords
    4. Introduction
    5. Concept headings (include statistical methodology, if any)
    6. Discussion
    7. Conclusion
    8. Acknowledgements (If any)
    9. References

    Cover Letter (Optional)

    The covering letter should be written by the corresponding author indicating how the manuscript is suitable for publication in International Journal of Computer Engineering in Research Trends. All authors names are to be included in the letter (preferably along with their signatures) stating the article has not been published elsewhere or communicated to any other publication apart from International Journal of Computer Engineering in Research Trends. If the article is authored by a student, it is requested that he/she obtain the approval of the institution department prior to submitting the article.

    Electronic Formats

    Authors are requested to send their articles in MS Word (.doc) format. In case of any difficulty with the manuscript submission process or concern regarding the suitability of your files, please contact us at editorijcert@gmail.com

    Article Title

    The title should be concise and specific to the topic of the article Avoid using abbreviations in the title. Titles should be presented in title case, meaning that all words except for prepositions, articles, and conjunctions should be capitalized. All botanical names should be in italics.

    E.g. Intellectual Property Rights Issues and Challenges of Academic Libraries in Digital Environment

    Author names & Affiliations

    Provide first names or initials (if used), middle names or initials (if used), and surnames for all authors. Affiliation details should include—department, university or organization, city, state and country for all authors. One of the authors should be designated as the corresponding author with asterisk (*) against his/her name. Only the corresponding author’s email address should be provided in the article. It is the corresponding author’s responsibility to ensure that the author list and the summary of the author contributions to the study are accurate and complete.

    Abstract & Keywords

    The abstract introduces the article and should not exceed 300 words. It should mention the techniques used without going into methodological detail and should summarize the most important results. Please do not include any citations in the abstract and avoid using abbreviations if possible.

    Authors should provide 4-6 keywords for indexing purposes. Keywords should be written in title case and separated by comma. Avoid general and plural terms and multiple concepts (avoid, for example, 'and', 'of').

    Headings
    For a better understanding of the content in the article, we encourage authors to number the article headings in Arabic style format. Headings should follow title case, meaning that all words except for prepositions, articles, and conjunctions should be capitalized. All botanical names should be in italics. 
    For example: 1. Hadoop File System(HFS)
    1.1 Model Description

    Abbreviations

    All abbreviations should be defined on first use in the text along with the abbreviation in parenthesis. E.g. Functional Points(FP)

    Units and Symbols

    Symbols should be used while referring to alpha, beta, mu, etc (Ex: α, β, µ, etc). All units to follow the International System of Units (SI units).

    Figures: General guidelines

    • Figures Format & Resolution: Authors are requested to supply high-resolution versions of the figures in TIFF, JPEG or EPS format. We require that figures be created at a minimum resolution of 300 ppi.
    • File size: The file sizes should not exceed 20 MB.
    • Figure captions: These have to be included in the text and provided sequentially at the end of the article. The captions should be short having 10-15 words in sentence case style. E.g. Figure 1. Percentage of detection rate vs. number of nodes.
    • Permissions: Authors should obtain permission from authors for copyright figures and tables before submitting to International Journal of Computer Engineering in Research Trends

    All figures will be published under a Creative Commons Attribution License, which allows them to be freely used, distributed, and built upon as long as proper attribution is given. Please do not submit any figures that have been previously copyrighted unless you have express written permission from the copyright holder to publish under the CCAL license.

    Tables: General guidelines

    • Tables should be included in the text file at the end of the article.
    • All tables should have a concise title and written as Table 1 with a period (.). 
      E.g. Table 1. Stimulation settings
    • Footnotes can be used to explain abbreviations. Tables extending beyond 1 page should be avoided.

    Acknowledgments

    People who contributed to the work but do not fit the criteria for authors should be listed in the Acknowledgments, along with their contributions. Authors are requested to ensure that anyone named in the Acknowledgments agrees to being so named.

    References

    • Only published or accepted manuscripts should be included in the reference list. Meetings, abstracts, conference talks, or papers that have been submitted but not yet accepted should not be cited.
    • In text citations: References cited in text should conform to the Vancouver style. Please refer the Vancouver Style of Referencing.
    • Reference List: This should only contain references to those works which you have cited in your text. It should appear at the end of your text. It should be arranged numerically by citation number. Examples are indicated below.

Review/Decisions

  • Manuscripts that are judged to be of insufficient quality or unlikely to be competitive enough for publication will be rejected during initial screening. The remaining manuscripts go through a review process, and possible decisions are: accept as is, minor revision, major revision, or reject. Authors should submit back their revisions within 2-3 days in the case of minor revision, or 10 days in the case of major revision.
  • Only papers written in the English language shall be accepted, and the authors are fully responsible for the texts, citations and references.
  • Each corresponding author will receive one copy of the Journal with certificates(sofycopy only). Individual author Certificates may be supplied upon request and must be paid by the author Rs 150/-(Signle Author) for soft copy for hard copy of certificates for maximum of FIVE INDIVIDUAL AUTHORS must be paid by the Author Rs 150/-(SIGNLE AUTHOR )
  • A note on plagiarism: There is a zero-tolerance policy towards plagiarism (including self-plagiarism) in our journals. Manuscripts are screened for plagiarism before or during publication, and if found they will be rejected at any stage of processing.

Submission

Manuscripts Submission: online or off-line

  • Please embed figures and tables in the manuscript to become one single file for submission. Once submission is complete, the system will generate a manuscript ID later stage user can track paper status by online .
  • The manuscript must be submitted to the Editor by e-mail submission editorijcert@gmail.com or through an online submission form. After the successful submission of manuscript the corresponding author will be acknowledged within 24 Hours . 
  • Original Research Articles not previously published and not being considered for publication elsewhere only should be submitted. Corresponding authors must declare that the manuscript is submitted on behalf of all authors. Copyright belongs to the publisher upon acceptance of the manuscript. Rejected manuscript will not be returned to the authors. Submission of a manuscript signifies acceptance of journal's guidelines for authors.

Modifications

  • Modification can be allowed only before publication , once paper get published modifications are not allowed .

The IJCERT invites contribution in the following categories:

  1. Original research
  2. Survey/Review articles, providing a comprehensive review on a scientific topic.
  3. Fast Communications: Short, self-contained articles on ongoing research.
  4. Technical Notes

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