Ethics & Policies

The International Transactions on Software Engineering (ITSE) bearing ISSN 1234-1234 (online) is an annual International Journal double peer-reviewed and published in the month of February by ASDF Journals, London, the UK since 2012.

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed 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 of society-owned or sponsored journals. This journal strictly adopted the following publication ethics and policies:

  1. Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE: https://publicationethics.org/)
  2. World Association of Medical Editors (WAME: https://www.wame.org/)
  3. International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE: https://www.icmje.org/)
  4. Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT: https://www.consort-statement.org/)
  5. Guidelines for what a Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement should adhere to (PEMS)

The Ethics and Policies of International Transactions on Software Engineering (ITSE) are given below:

Do you want to submit Article?

Before Beginning of an Article

Scope & AIM:

The aim of the journal is to Disseminate original, scientific, theoretical or applied research in the field of Programming languages, Programming paradigm, based on a programming language technology, Databases, Graphical user interfaces, …

Indexing and Abstracting:

Indexers of The International Transactions on Software Engineering (ITSE) …

Contributions and Submission Checklist:

Original research papers and occasional reviews, short communications, letters, letters to the editor and news items…

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement:

The publication of an article in a double-blind, peer-reviewed journal is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge…

Declaration of Competing Interest:

All authors must disclose any financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that could inappropriately influence (bias) their work…

Submission Declaration and Verification:

Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously…

Plagiarism and Content Verification:

Plagiarism is the unethical act of copying someone else’s prior ideas, processes, results, or words without explicit acknowledgment of the original author and source…

Use of Inclusive Language:

Inclusive language acknowledges diversity, conveys respect to all people, is sensitive to differences, and promotes equal opportunities. Content should make no assumptions about the beliefs or commitments of any reader…

Changes to Authorship:

Authors are expected to consider carefully the list and order of authors before submitting their manuscript and provide the definitive list of authors at the time of the original submission…

Copyright and Ownership Declaration:

Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to complete a ‘Journal Publishing Agreement’. An e-mail will be sent to the corresponding author confirming receipt of the manuscript together with a ‘Journal Publishing Agreement’…

Fee Structure:

The article submission fee is zero for the International Transactions on Software Engineering (ITSE). It doesn’t take article submission fee.

Open Access Overview:

By Open Access, we mean the free, immediate, availability on the public Internet of those works which scholars give to the world without expectation of payment – permitting any user to read, download, copy,…

Open Access License:

The aim of ITSE and its journals are to provide the best choice of user license options which define how readers can reuse open access articles published on our platforms…

Conflict of Interest, Human and Animal rights, and Informed Consent:

The journal requires authors to declare all competing interests in relation to their work. All submitted manuscripts must include a ‘competing interests’ section at the end of the manuscript listing all competing interests (financial and non-financial)…

Article Submission System:

Author (s) can submit article, round the year, electronically by using Article Submission System. The submitted article should be original, scientific, cutting edge, high quality, result oriented and within the scope…

Animal Studies:

A statement indicating that the protocol and procedures employed were ethically reviewed and approved, as well as the name of the body giving approval, must be included in the Methods section of the manuscript…

Article Preparation

Peer Review Process:

Reviewers play a central role in scholarly publishing. Journal uses a double-blind peer-review process, which means that both the reviewer(s) and author(s) identities are concealed from the reviewer(s), and vice versa, throughout the review process…

Double-Blind Review Process:

This journal uses a double-blind review process. which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process…

Template of the Article:

Click the below button to View our Article Template…

Article Structure:

The structure of an article for a journal is usually in three parts: introduction – engaging the reader, or outlining the main point of the journal to follow…

Highlights:

Highlights are optional yet highly encouraged for this journal, as they increase the discoverability of your article via search engines.

Essential Title Page Information:

Essential title page information required, Title, Author names, Corresponding authors, Present/permanent address…

Abstract and Keywords:

A concise and factual abstract is required. The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results, and major conclusions.

Abbreviations and Acknowledgements:

Define abbreviations that are not standard in this field in a footnote to be placed on the first page of the article.

Formatting of Grants and Funding Sources:

List funding sources in this standard way to facilitate compliance to funder’s requirements

Nomenclature and Units:

Follow internationally accepted rules and conventions: use the international system of units (SI). If other quantities are mentioned, give their equivalent in SI.

Artwork:

Make sure you use uniform lettering and sizing of your original artwork. Embed the used fonts if the application provides that option…

Math Formulae and Footnotes:

Please submit math equations as editable text and not as images. Present simple formulae in line with normal text where possible and use the solidus (/) instead of a horizontal line for small fractional terms, e.g., X/Y.

Figure Captions:

Ensure that each illustration has a caption. Supply captions separately, not attached to the figure. A caption should comprise a brief title (not on the figure itself) and a description of the illustration.

Tables:

Please submit tables as editable text and not as images. Tables can be placed either next to the relevant text in the article, or on separate page(s) at the end…

References:

Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa). Any references cited in the abstract must be given in full…

After Acceptance and Publication

Menu