About the Journal
Focus and Scope
Journal of Science Technology (JoSTec), e-ISSN: 2830-7275 provides a forum for publishing the original research articles from contributors related to embedded system and control, processor and IC design, network and infrastructure, and computing algorithms. The scope of JoSTec starting from Volume 1 (2019) is as follows:
- embedded system based on microcomputer/microcontroller;
- algorithms and artificial intelligence;
- control systems;
- computer vision and pattern recognition;
- computer networks and security;
- processor and ASIC design;
- programable devices based on HDL and IP Core;
- high-performance computing (HPC);
- sensor network and IoT;
- distributed systems;
- cloud computing, and
- mobile computing.
Articles from editors. They will not be peer-reviewed and not be included in the journal indexing:
Original Research Articles
Peer Review Process / Policy
The manuscripts submitted to Journal of Science Technology (JoSTec) will be evaluated through 2 review stages by an editor and reviewers.
The first is the pre-review by the journal editor to evaluate the conformity of the manuscript with the focus and scope of the journal and the specific author guidelines. JoSTec uses Google Scholar and Turnitin software for plagiarism and similarity checking during this stage. Duration of evaluation between 1-3 weeks.
Each manuscript that passes the first stage will be substantially single-blind reviewed by at least two reviewers. Duration of evaluation between 3-16 weeks after review assignment. The reviewer may request a re-review after the author revises his/her article. The editor will send the reviewers' comments to the corresponding author to take the necessary revisions.
The Editor decides whether the revised manuscript can be published by considering recommendations from reviewers. All pre-published articles must be free from plagiarism content. The Editor will check the similarity of articles in this journal using Turnitin software. All accepted articles will be first published in the In-Press issue for faster indexing. JoSTec also publishes the camera-ready articles in the In-Progress issue before regular issue publication.
If you would like to become a reviewer for the JoSTec journal, please complete the online Application Form. You should provide some descriptive words of your reviewing interests. We will register you as a Reviewer and an Author in the JoSTec journal within three working days. Our online system will deliver your account information, i.e., username, and password to your email.
Journal of Science Technology (JoSTec), e-ISSN: 2830-7275 publishes the peer-reviewed articles in December (1 issues a year) via the journal website (https://ejournal.ipinternasional.com/index.php/jostec). Each published article will be assigned with a DOI (digital object identifier).
Commencement of publication: December 2019
Open Access Policy
Journal of Science Technology (JoSTec), e-ISSN: 2830-7275 provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. The published articles will be available in JoSTec website and their full text can be download freely.
The journal uses the archiver services to create distributed filing systems among participating libraries and enables them to create journal archives for conservation and restoration purposes.
Article Processing Charge
Journal of Science Technology (JoSTec), e-ISSN: 2830-7275 is a free and open-access journal. Authors should not pay some processing fees (free charges) for article processing and publishing once their articles have been accepted. Readers can also read and download any full-text articles for free charges.
Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement
Journal of Science Technology (JoSTec) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal. This statement clarifies the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer and the publisher (Inovasi Pratama Internasional. Ltd). This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.
Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication
The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed JoSTec journal is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher, and the society.
Inovasi Pratama Internasional. Ltd as the publisher of the JoSTec journal takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint, or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. In addition, the Department of Publisher of Inovasi Pratama Internasional. Ltd and Editorial Board will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.
Allegations of Research Misconduct
Research misconduct means fabrication, falsification, citation manipulation, or plagiarism in producing, performing, or reviewing research and writing an article by authors, or in reporting research results. When authors are found to have been involved with research misconduct or other serious irregularities involving articles that have been published in scientific journals, Editors have a responsibility to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the scientific record.
In cases of suspected misconduct, the Editors and Editorial Board will use the best practices of COPE to assist them to resolve the complaint and address the misconduct fairly. This will include an investigation of the allegation by the Editors. A submitted manuscript that is found to contain such misconduct will be rejected. In cases where a published paper is found to contain such misconduct, a retraction can be published and will be linked to the original article.
The first step involves determining the validity of the allegation and an assessment of whether the allegation is consistent with the definition of research misconduct. This initial step also involves determining whether the individuals alleging misconduct have relevant conflicts of interest.
If scientific misconduct or the presence of other substantial research irregularities is a possibility, the allegations are shared with the corresponding author, who, on behalf of all of the coauthors, is requested to provide a detailed response. After the response is received and evaluated, additional review and involvement of experts (such as statistical reviewers) may be obtained. For cases in which it is unlikely that misconduct has occurred, clarifications, additional analyses, or both, published as letters to the editor, and often including a correction notice and correction to the published article are sufficient.
Institutions are expected to conduct an appropriate and thorough investigation of allegations of scientific misconduct. Ultimately, authors, journals, and institutions have an important obligation to ensure the accuracy of the scientific record. By responding appropriately to concerns about scientific misconduct, and taking necessary actions based on evaluation of these concerns, such as corrections, retractions with replacement, and retractions, JoSTec journal will continue to fulfill the responsibilities of ensuring the validity and integrity of the scientific record.
The editor of the JoSTec journal is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors 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 editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.
An editor at any time evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.
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.
Disclosure and conflicts of interest
Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.
Duties of ReviewersContribution 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
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