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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has been prepared in accordance with the journal's Instructions for Authors and follows all the journals' policy requirements.
  • All co-authors must be included at the time of submission with valid e-mail addresses.
  • No part of the manuscript has been, or will be, published elsewhere nor is under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Author Guidelines

Note: IJMLC will not be indexed by Scopus since 2020, please consider this issue before your submission. 

IJMLC welcomes author submission of papers concerning any branch of the Machine Learning and Computing and their applications in business, industry and other subjects. Please read the Aims and Scope to gain an overview and assess if your manuscript is suitable for this journal.

Manuscript Submission Instructions 

When submitting papers for potential publication in IJMLC, please submit an original editable word manuscript. All figures, tables, and equations, etc., should be embedded into the original file. Detailed instructions on preparing papers for submission can be found in the IJMLC templateAll co-authors must be included at the time of submission with valid e-mail addresses.

If your submission does not follow the template format, your manuscript may be sent back to you for corrections.

Please read our ethical publication statement: Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement 

Open Journal System Instruction

IJMLC has adopted the Open Journal System (OJS) with the objective of optimizing the management of the paper reviewing process for the Journal.  Paper submissions will no longer be accepted via Email.  The OJS assists you with every step of the reviewing process. Authors can also check the status of their papers online and referees will receive automated reminders for their reviews. The instruction for using OJS can be found at https://docs.pkp.sfu.ca/learning-ojs/en/authoring

Once submitting successfully, you will automatically receive "submission acknowledgment" by email and you will get a manuscript ID for your submission. If you have any questions after submission, e.g., if you would like to modify the metadata (author information, title, keywords. etc.) or upload a new version, you may add a discussion and leave your comments, see screenshot below. Please note that any questions from email may be delayed, please only leave your comments here, out editor will reply within two days. 

 

About Article Processing Charge (APC)

IJMLC charges nominal publication fees to offset expenses associated with the overall journal operations, publishing and printing, mailing and shipping, website maintenance, etc. 

The standard article processing charge is 350 USD. Each paid publication fee is entitled to one published paper, up to 10 pages, including all figures, tables, and references, one printed copy, and online publication on the journal website, additional pages will be charged for 50 USD/page. There are no charges for rejected articles.

If you have reviewed for IJMLC,  you will have a special discount and the APC will be 280 USD, please inform the editor about the discount at the submission stage. We will send you an email about APC confirmation, and will only further proceed after your confirmation. 

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Types of Publications

The following article types are applied:
• ArticleThe journal considers all original research manuscripts provided that the work reports scientifically sound experiments and provides a substantial amount of new information.
• Review: These provide concise and precise updates on the latest progress made in a given area of research.

Data Deposit and Software Source Code

Data Availability

In order to maintain the integrity, transparency, and reproducibility of research records, authors are encouraged to provide data availability statement about where data supporting the results reported in this study can be found, including, where applicable, hyperlinks to publicly archived datasets, e.g.,

The datasets generated in this study are available in the [NAME] repository, [web link].
OR
The datasets generated in this study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.

Availability of Computer Code, Software and Algorithm

Authors should make available on any unreported custom computer code, software, or algorithm used to generate results that are reported in the study, authors are encouraged to deposit their source code in a recognized, public repository or upload as supplementary information to the publication. The name and version of all software used should be clearly indicated.

About Paper Review

All published journal papers are refereed by international competent researchers and scientists. Therefore, a full double-blind international refereeing process is used in which:

•  Papers are sent to reviewers for their peer-review process.
• The reviewers' recommendations determine whether a paper will be accepted/accepted subject to change/subject to resubmission with significant changes / rejected.

For papers that require changes, the same reviewers will be used to ensure that the quality of the revised paper is acceptable.

All papers are refereed, and the Editor-in-Chief reserves the right to refuse any typescript, whether on invitation or otherwise, and to make suggestions and/or modifications before publication.

For more details about peer-review, please refer to Editorial Process.

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