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PROCEEDINGS IN MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS

                                                                                                    ISSN 23437472

ISSN-L 20679238

 
 
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Instructions for Authors

 

Submission of a manuscript implies:

- that the work described has not been published before;

- that it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else;

- that it contains original authors' contributions;

- that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities tacitly or explicitly at the institute where the work has been carried out.

The publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation.

Submitting a paper to Proc in MS is the authors' option and also their responsibility. 

 

The paper has to be written in English. Its contents should be structured in the following way: problem description, application field, research stages, methods used, results, further research, conclusions, and references.

The paper has to offer the answers for the following questions: description of the problem, what is done by other people, what the authors did, what is new, what is the authors' contribution.

 Figures have to be made in high quality, which is suitable for reproduction and print.

 Al necessary information regarding the paper format and editing are given in the template file instr.doc.

 

THE PAPERS WHICH ARE NOT PREPARED EXACTLY ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

 

IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO IMPROVE THE PAPER ACCORDINGLY TO THE OBSERVATIONS AROSE AFTER PAPER REVIEWING AND TRANSMITTED TOGETHER WITH THE NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE! AUTHORS ARE PART OF THE REVIEWING PROCESS.

 

We are sure that if you read the instructions carefully and prepare the paper exactly according to the instructions, you will have the satisfaction of a good published paper.

We are looking forward to get your contributions to the journal

Proceedings in Manufacturing Systems.

 

Please fill in and sign the Originality Statement and send it after the paper acceptance.

 

  Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

Publication and authorship

  1. All submitted papers are subject to strict peer-review process by at least two international reviewers that are experts in the area of the particular paper.
     
  2. The factors that are taken into account in review are relevance, soundness, significance, originality, readability and language.
     
  3. The possible decisions include acceptance, acceptance with revisions, or rejection.
     
  4. If authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit a submission, there is no guarantee that the revised submission will be accepted.
     
  5. Rejected articles will not be re-reviewed.
     
  6. The paper acceptance is constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism.
     
  7. No research can be included in more than one publication.

 Authors' responsibilities

  1. Authors must certify that their manuscripts are their original work.
     
  2. Authors must certify that the manuscript has not previously been published elsewhere.
     
  3. Authors must certify that the manuscript is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere.
     
  4. Authors must participate in the peer review process.
     
  5. Authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.
     
  6. All Authors mentioned in the paper must have significantly contributed to the research.
     
  7. Authors must state that all data in the paper are real and authentic.
     
  8. Authors must notify the Editors of any conflicts of interest.
     
  9. Authors must identify all sources used in the creation of their manuscript.
     
  10. Authors must report any errors they discover in their published paper to the Editors.

 Reviewers' responsibilities

  1. Reviewers should keep all information regarding papers confidential and treat them as privileged information.
     
  2. Reviews should be conducted objectively, with no personal criticism of the author
     
  3. Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments
     
  4. Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors.
     
  5. Reviewers should also call to the Editor in Chief's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.
     
  6. Reviewers should not review manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

Editors' responsibilities

  1. Editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article.
     
  2. Editors are responsible for the contents and overall quality of the publication.
     
  3. Editors should always consider the needs of the authors and the readers when attempting to improve the publication.
     
  4. Editors should guarantee the quality of the papers and the integrity of the academic record.
     
  5. Editors should publish errata pages or make corrections when needed.
     
  6. Editors should have a clear picture of a research's funding sources.
     
  7. Editors should base their decisions solely one the papers' importance, originality, clarity and relevance to publication's scope.
     
  8. Editors should not reverse their decisions nor overturn the ones of previous editors without serious reason.
     
  9. Editors should preserve the anonymity of reviewers.
     
  10. Editors should ensure that all research material they publish conforms to internationally accepted ethical guidelines.
     
  11. Editors should only accept a paper when reasonably certain.
     
  12. Editors should act if they suspect misconduct, whether a paper is published or unpublished, and make all reasonable attempts to persist in obtaining a resolution to the problem.
     
  13. Editors should not reject papers based on suspicions, they should have proof of misconduct.
     
  14. Editors should not allow any conflicts of interest between staff, authors, reviewers and board members.

 

 

Publishing fee

Paper submission is free of charge.

For each accepted paper the required publishing fee is of 75 EUR, covering:

-        complete editorial workflow,

-        paper processing and necessary correspondence,

-        peer review process,

-        final checking, corrections and paper acceptance,

-        proof reading, final formatting,

-        printing,

-        delivering of one journal copy to the corresponding author,

-        sending files and copies to libraries,

-        sending files bibliographic services for indexing/abstracting,

-        dissemination of published papers,

-        web page updating,

-        cross-reference linking etc.

The corresponding author will be requested for some additional data regarding the invoice content. Invoices are going to be sent by e-mail as PDF files.

The fee payment should be done before paper publishing.

 

  

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