Instruction for author

Submission of Papers:

All papers are subjected to a blind peer review process. Manuscripts are invited from academicians, research students, and scientists for publication consideration. Papers are accepted for editorial consideration through email editor@jmecs.org with the understanding that they have not been published, submitted or accepted for publication elsewhere. Papers accepted for publication may not be published elsewhere in the same form, either in the language of the paper or any other language, without the consent of the Editorial Board.

Publication Cost:

Free of charge.

Style:

Manuscripts should be attached and sent to the Editor via e-mail. The file to be written using the following software: MS-WORD or PDF format for IBM compatible computers. The paper format or template can be downloaded here.

Length:

Transactions paper should not exceed 25 typeset, printed pages. Order of parts: Title of article, author's names, author's institutional affiliations, abstract (maximum 200 words suitable for abstracting services), main text, tables (each starting with a caption) and figure captions, list of symbols and abbreviations (if necessary), numbered list of references, biographical sketch, and original figures.

Title:

The title of the paper should be concise and definitive (with key appropriate for retrieval purposes).

Author Names and Affiliations:

It is journal policy that all those who have participated significantly in the technical aspects of a paper be recognized as co-authors or cited in the acknowledgments. In the case of a paper with more than one author, correspondence concerning the paper will be sent to the first author unless staff is advised otherwise.

Author name should consist of first name, middle initial, last name. The author affiliation should consist of the following, as applicable, in the order noted:

  • Company or college (with department name or company division)
  • Postal address
  • City, state, zip code
  • Country name
  • Telephone, fax, and e-mail
Abstract:

A short abstract (200 words maximum) should open the paper. The purposes of an abstract are:

  1. to give a clear indication of the objective, scope, and results of the paper so that readers may determine whether the full text will be of particular interest to them;
  2. to provide key words and phrases for indexing, abstracting, and retrieval purposes.

The abstract should not attempt to condense the whole subject matter into a few words for quick reading.

References:

The references should be brought at the end of the article, and numbered in the order of their appearance in the paper. The reference list should be cited in accordance with the following examples:

  1. A. Rusdinar, J. Kim, and S. Kim, "Error pose correction of mobile robot for SLAM problem using laser range finder based on particle filter", International Conference on Control, Automation, and Systems, Gyeonggi-do, Korea (2010) 52-55
  2. Barnes, M., "Stresses in Solenoids," J. Appl. Phys., 48(5), pp. 2000-2008.
  3. Jones, J., 2000, Contact Mechanics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, Chap. 6.
  4. E. Menegatti, T. Maeda, and H. Ishiguro, Image based memory for robot navigation using properties of omnidirectional images, Robotics and Autonomous System, 47 (4) (2004) 251-267..
Paper Acceptance:

The final decision on publication is made by the Editor-in-Chief upon recommendation of Editorial Board Members.

Copy Right:

Each manuscript must be accompanied by a statement that it has neither published nor submitted for publication, in whole or in part, either in a serial, professional journal or as a part in a book which is formally published and made available to the public. For the mutual benefit and protection of authors and publishers it is necessary that authors provide formal written consent to publish and transfer of copyright form before publication of

Proofs:

Proofs will be sent to the corresponding author and should be returned one week of receipt. Corrections should be restricted to typesetting errors; any other corrections may be charged to the authors. Authors are advised to check their proofs very carefully before return, since the inclusion of late corrections cannot be acceptable. Corrected proofs are to be returned to the publishers.

Frequency of Publication:

Two issues in a year