postheadericon Preparing Final Manuscript

  1. Your paper must be carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling.
  2. To format your manuscript correctly, see the Page Layout Guideline for the A4 (21 cm x 29.7 cm) paper size.
  3. All parts of the manuscript should be in two columns format, except the first part of the paper which includes the title, the complete list of authors, the abstract, and the list of keywords.
  4. The paper length should not exceed 8 single-spaced double column pages, including figures and tables. Margins of 15 mm should be left around the left, right, and bottom sides of the text. The top margin should be 22 mm.
  5. The paper should include:
    1. Title.
    2. Author’s name(s), affiliation, and country.
    3. Abstract (maximum 250 words).
    4. Keywords (maximum of six).
    5. The introduction of the paper must be clearly written and should explain the nature of the problem, previous work, purpose and the contribution of the paper. The introduction is assigned number “1.”.
    6. A conclusion section must be included and should indicate clearly the advantages, limitations, and possible applications.
    7. A reference section (see below).
    8. Biography section
  6. The references should be numbered in alphabetical order by the first author’s last name. Citations in the text should be by number and enclosed in square brackets, e.g. [1]. Where there are more than three contributing authors, please list only one and use et al. The following format for references should be followed:
    1. Journal papers: authors; paper title (between double quotation marks); title of journal (in Italics); volume and number;  inclusive pages; and year; for example:
      [1] Galton A., “Logic as a Formal Method,” Computer Journal, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 431-440, 1992.
    2. Conference papers: authors; paper title (between double quotation marks); title of proceedings (in Italics); location; inclusive pages; and year; for example:
      [2] Downey A., “Predicting Queue Times on Space Sharing Computers,” Proc. 11th International Parallel Processing Symposium, Geneva, Switzerland, pp. 209-218, 1997.
    3. Books: authors; title (in Italics); publisher; location; and year; for example:
      [3] Hogger C., Essentials of Logic Programming, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1990.
    4. Web Sites: As in a, b or c but add at the end the phrase (Available at: URL (Accessed: Date)). . If the web page has no author name and it is not a paper or a book then write the name of the institution responsible of the web page and the title of the web page in italics; for example:
      [9] Alzaza N. “Opportunities for Utilizing Mobile Learning Services in the Palestinian Higher Education”, IAJeT, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 10-16, January 2013. Available at: http://www.iajet.org/iajet_files/vol.3/no.1/Opportunities%20for%20Utilizing%20Mobile%20Learning%20Services%20in%20the%20Palestinian%20Higher%20Education.pdf (Accessed: 20 January 2014)

[24]Cisco Systems, Inc., 802.11n: The Next Generation of Wireless Performance, 2008. Available at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/wireless/ps5678/ps6973/ps8382/prod_white_paper0900aecd80b8ce7_ ns767_Networking_Solutions_White_Paper.html (accessed: 15 January 2009).

  1. All figures should be formatted to fit into, or be reduced to, a single (85 mm) or double (178 mm) column width. Line illustration or camera-ready text must be of sufficient quality for publication as submitted i.e. clear, clean, sharp and of an even density. Any lettering or text should be in proportion to the rest of the figure. Halftones (photographs) should be of sufficient quality with respect to detail, contrast and fineness of grain to withstand the unavoidable loss of contrast inherent in the printing process.

 

Page Layout Guideline
A4 Size (21 cm x 29.7 cm)

Font
  • Times New Roman.
Manuscript Title
  • Font size is 23 points.
  • Title case.
  • Font style is bold.
  • Alignment is centered.
Author Information
  • Font size is 12 points.
  • Title case for Author’s name (s), affiliation, and country.
  • Font style is regular.
  • Alignment is centered under the title.
  • If more than one author follows the following pattern.

             

Kamal Alaskar1 and Akhtar Shaikh2

1Bharati Vidyapeeth University, India

2The New College, India

 

Abstract Information
  • Font size is 10 points.
  • Title case for the word Abstract and font style is bold.
  • Font style is Italic for other text.
  • Alignment is justified under the author information.
Keywords Information
  • Font size is 10 points.
  • Title case for the word Keywords and font style is bold.
  • Font style is Italic for other text.
  • Alignment is justified under the abstract information.
  • Insert a line after the keyword.
  • If there is an abbreviation in the list it should be written not abbreviated.
Headings
  • Font size is 13 points.
  • Title case.
  • Font style is bold.
  • Alignment is left.
  • Numbering style is "number."
Sub Headings
  • Font size is 12 points.
  • Title case.
  • Font style is bold.
  • Alignment is left.
  • Numbering style is "number.subnumber."
Sub Sub Headings
  • Font size is 11 points.
  • Title case.
  • Font style is bold.
  • Alignment is left.
  • Numbering style is "number.subnumber.subsubnumber."
Body Text
  • Font size is 11 points.
  • Upper and Lower case.
  • Font style is regular.
  • Alignment is justified in two-column format with 7.5 mm spacing.
  • Do not leave line spaces between paragraphs.
  • Do not leave spaces at the beginning of the first paragraph after the heading or subheading and leave 4.4 mm space at the beginning of other paragraphs.
Lists
  • Bullets and numbers should be added to the lists using the Microsoft Word commends.
  • Lists are indexed at 4.4 mm with 4.4 mm tab space and aligned to zero.
References 
  • Font size 11.
  • Numbered using [number] style.
  • no line spaces. 
Illustrations and Graphs
  • Font size is 9 points.
  • Sentence case.
  • Font style is regular.
  • Alignment is center under the graph or photo.
  • Alignment center above the table
  • Figure header should be "Figure number. header"
  • Table header should be "Table number.  header"
Biography
  • A photo of the author 2.5 cm height and 2 cm width.
  • A brief biography about the author next to the photo.
  • Font size is 11 points.
  • Font style is regular.
  • Alignment is justified in two-column format.

 

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Note:

  • Do not add any headers or footers.
  • Only upload Microsoft word files.
  • You can download a sample paper in Microsoft Word format that is already prepared according to the above instructions.

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