ETHICS AND MALPRACTICE STATEMENT
Journal of Electrical, Electronics, Control and Instrumentations Engineering (JEECIE) is devoted to ensuring the utmost standards of publication ethics whereas the publication malpractice is strictly forbidden by all possible extent. Our obligation is to ensure the greatest standard of an original work presented to the intellectual community. We expect similar standards from our reviewers and authors. Honesty, originality and fair dealing on the part of authors, and fairness, objectivity and confidentiality on the part of editors and reviewers are among the key values that enable us to achieve our goal.) JEECIE validates and acts in accordance with the codes of conduct and international standards established by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). JEECIE is committed to following best practices on ethical matters, errors, and retractions, and to provide judicial review if necessary.
- The Editors (Editor in Chief/Managing Editor/Editorial board members) are responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published;
- 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 Editor-in-Chief/Managing Editors may discuss with other editors or reviewers in making this decision;
- The Editors at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political views of the authors;
- The Editors 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;
- The Editors should ensure a fair and appropriate peer review process;
- Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used by anyone who has a view of the manuscript in his or her own research without the express written permission of the authors;
- The Editors should secure the integrity of the published record by issuing corrections and retractions when needed and pursuing suspected or alleged research and publication misconduct.
EDITORIAL BOARD RESPONSIBILITIES
- The Editorial Board must keep information pertaining to submitted manuscripts confidential.
- The Editorial Board must disclose any conflicts of interest.
- The Editorial Board must evaluate manuscripts only for their intellectual content.
- The Editorial Board is responsible for making publication decisions for submitted manuscripts.
- Information about manuscripts submitted by authors should be retained confidential and be treated as confidential information;
- Reviews should be conducted objectively. There shall be no personal criticism of the author. Reviewers should indicate their views clearly with supporting arguments;
- Reviewers should ascertain relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any proof that had been previously reported elsewhere should be accompanied by the relevant citation;
- Reviewers should pursue to the Editors attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge;
- In case, any reviewer feels that it is not possible for him/her to complete review of manuscript within specified time then the same must be communicated to the editors, so that the same could be sent to any other reviewer;
- Reviewers should not review manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest causing from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.
- The authors should submit papers only on work that has been carried out in an ethical and responsible manner and that conforms with all relevant legislation;
- The authors report their results clearly, honestly, and without fabrication, falsification or inappropriate data manipulation;
- The authors should aim to deliberate their methods clearly and unambiguously so that their findings can be confirmed by others;
- The authors should adhere to publication requirements that reported work is original, is not plagiarized, and has not been published elsewhere;
- The authors should guarantee that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others this must be appropriately cited;
- The authors should take collective responsibility for reported and published work;
- A paper should comprise sufficient detail and references to permit others to reproduce the work. Duplicitous or expressively inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are inappropriate;
- Appropriate acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work;
- The authors should guarantee that the authorship accurately reflects individuals' contributions to the work and its reporting; and where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged;
- The authors should disclose relevant funding sources and any current or potential conflicts of interest. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed;
- When an author discovers a severe error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author's responsibility to promptly notify the journal editors and the editor to retract or correct the paper.
TRANSFER OF COPYRIGHT
JEECIE accepts manuscripts that have not been published elsewhere and are not under consideration for publication by other print or electronic media. The authors agree to transfer the copyright to JEECIE editorial office.