AIRCC is committed to peer review integrity and practices the highest standards of ethical publishing across all AIRCC journals. We publish original research papers that has not been published nor under review elsewhere. AIRCC publication ethics encourages integrity in research and peer review process as outlined below and we prohibit any malpractices regarding publication. AIRCC uses Docloc tool to verify the originality of every submitted manuscript. AIRCC promotes new research and scientific applications in the field of Computer science & Engineering and allied fields. We provide high quality and flexible information solutions to researchers.
Fabrication/Falsification of data – Making up data or results and recording or reporting them is fabrication of data. Falsification of data is manipulating research materials, omitting/deletion/suppression of conflicting data without justification and this would cause mistrust and disgrace to scientific community.
Plagiarism – Using another person's ideas, language, graphs, pictures, results and experiments without giving credit to them. Without citing the source, copying even a single sentence from your own or another person's research paper leaded to plagiarism.
Unacceptable author contribution – Including authors who have not contributed to the research in the manuscript and excluding authors who have contributed to the research is unacceptable author contribution.
Citation Manipulation – Citing irrelevant articles that don't contribute to content of manuscript is a kind of scientific misconduct.
Concurrent submissions – It is submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal at the same time. It is a waste of time of editors and peer reviewers, and can also damage the reputation of journals if published in more than place
Redundant publications – It primarily refers to publishing the same material/experiments more than once. Accountability - All authors whose names appear on the manuscript are equally held accountable for the content of a submitted manuscript or published paper.
AIRCC journals are peer reviewed by two or three reviewers and the editor-in-chief makes the final decision. It is expected that Editors and reviewers during the review process should be principled, prompt, act with confidence, contribution to the final decision, acknowledge source, and stick to objectives and guidelines mentioned below
The Editor-in-Chief makes the final decision to publish the manuscript in the journal based on peer-reviewers comments. It is expected that Editors during the review process should be principled, prompt, act with confidence, contribution to the final decision, acknowledge source, and stick to objectives and guidelines mentioned below
If there is a violation of any of the above said policies in any of the AIRCC journals, the manuscript will be rejected or removed. The author will be entered in the PAL database and prohibited to contribute for the next 3 years.
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