Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement
Journal of Computer Engineering and Applications follows the recognized publication ethics. The editors, reviewers and authors of Journal of Computer Engineering and Applications should perform the following responsibilities, and adhere to the submission guidelines and other requirements of the journal.
1. Based on the review report of the editorial board, the editor can accept, reject or request modifications to the manuscript.
2. The editor will evaluate manuscripts without regard to the authors' race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy. The decision will be based on the paper’s importance, originality and clarity, and the study’s validity and its relevance to the journal's scope.
3. The editor must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, and the publisher, as appropriate.
4. Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted paper will not be used by the editor for their own research purposes without the author's explicit written consent.
1. The peer review process assists the editor in making editorial decisions and may also assist the author in improving the paper.
2. Manuscript reviewers must ensure that authors have acknowledged all sources of data used in the research. If the reviewers find plagiarism or a manuscript cast more phenomenon, they should immediately tell the editor.
3. Review of submitted manuscripts must be done objectively and the reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
4. Reviewers should point out relevant published work which is not yet cited.
5. Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be disclosed to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.
6. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships.
7. When a reviewer feels it is not possible to complete review of manuscript within stipulated time then this information must be communicated to the editor, so that the manuscript could be sent to another reviewer.
1. Authors should present an accurate account of their original research as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Manuscripts should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work, and follow the submission guidelines of the journal.
2. Authors should submit only entirely original work which is never published before, and will appropriately cite or quote the work and/or words of others. Publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work should also be cited.
3. Author should not submit the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently. The author should not publish redundant manuscripts or manuscripts describing same research in more than one journal.
4. Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to conception, design, execution or interpretation of the reported study. Others who have made significant contribution must be listed as co-authors. The corresponding author ensures that all contributing co-authors and no uninvolved persons are included in the author list. The corresponding author will also verify that all co-authors have approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.
5. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.
6. When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and to cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper in form of an erratum.