Paper Selection and Publication Process

Posted on Aug 1, 2014


a) Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/email may be missed.

b) Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; one is an editorial staff and the other two are external reviewers. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c) Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d) The authors revise paper according to Paper Submission Guide, and pay publication fee (for accepted papers).

e) After publication, if author need free print copies, please complete an application form to order printed copies. Once approved, we will arrange print and delivery, for a maximum of two copies per article. If more copies are desired, please contact the editor before making an order.

f) A PDF version of the journal is available for download on the journal’s webpage free of charge.

  • Issn(Print): 1927-0542
  • Issn(Onlne): 1927-0550
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: semiannual

Journal Metrics

(The data was calculated based on Google Scholar Citations)

Google-based Impact Factor (2018): 3.77

h-index (January 2018): 8

i10-index (January 2018): 6

h5-index (January 2018): 7

h5-median(January 2018): 11

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