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Information for Authors
  Aims and Scope
The International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems (IJCAS) is a bimonthly published periodical. As of 2003, it is a joint publication of Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems (ICROS) and the Korean Institute of Electrical Engineers (KIEE). The purpose of the journal is to establish a high quality archival periodical presenting state of the art, recent advances and practical applications of control, automation and systems engineering. In the journal, the three technical areas included are: Control Theory and Applications, Robot and Applications, Intelligent Control and Applications.

Two types of contributions are regularly considered:
(1) Regular Papers: Presentation of significant research, development or application of control concepts
      and normally limited to ten pages in final form.
(2) Technical Notes and Correspondence: Brief technical notes, comments on published areas or
      established control topics, corrections to papers, and notes published in the Journal.
      Manuscripts up to five pages are allowed in final form.

Conditions of Publication
Submission of a manuscript implies that it has not been copyrighted, published, submitted, nor accepted for publication elsewhere. All submitted manuscripts should be as concise as possible. Longer manuscripts may be considered, but have a proportionately lower probability of acceptance.

Peer-Review
All manuscripts are treated as confidential and peer-reviewed by anonymous reviewers selected by Editorial Board. The corresponding author is notified possible of the editor’s decision to accept, reject, or request revision of manuscripts. When the final revised manuscript is completely acceptable according to IJCAS format and criteria, it is scheduled for publication in the next available issue.

Submission by Internet
Manuscripts can be submitted electronically via our website. This can be done by visiting the IJCAS website at http:// ijcas.com and following the instructions. Only PDF file is accepted and authors should embed all the fonts needed to print the paper.

Manuscript Preparation
(1) Manuscripts must be written in English and the TeX source-file should be prepared in a LaTeX format
     (by using IJCAS.cls). Other file formats are accepted also as long as the manuscript is typeset in two-column
     and single-space structure; however the conversion process by the IJCAS may result in 1 to 3 month delay
     in the printing process.
(2) Authors of an accepted manuscript will be required to provide the text of the final version of their manuscript
     on the website http://ijcas.com.
(3) The preferred formats for graphics are TIF, EPS, and JPG formats. High-contrast line figures should be prepared
     with 600 dpi resolution, and color/gray figures should be prepared with more than 300 dpi resolution.
     The color figures should be clearly seen even though they are printed back and white printers.
(4) Brief biographies and either clear glossy photographs of the authors or TIF, EPS, and JPG files
     of the figures should be added in the last page.

Manuscript Style
(1) First page must contain:
      a) Title of paper, author(s), and affiliation(s);
      b) Abstract (not exceeding 300 words for Regular Papers or 75 words for Technical Notes
            and Correspondence, and without equations, references, or footnotes);
      c) Keywords (at least four key words or phrases);
      d) Complete mailing address and e-mail address;
      e) Preferred address for correspondence and return of and,
      f) Footnotes (if desired) containing acknowledgement of financial or other support.
(2) Provide an introduction that includes a statement of the purpose and contribution of the paper.
(3) References should be citied within the text in numerical order according to their order of appearance.
      The numbered reference citation should be enclosed in brackets, e.g., “KF is proven in [1]. Dorf [2]
      introduced another method.”
(4) References should appear at the end of the paper.
Example:
[1] G. D. Hong, “Call for papers,” IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 100-105, January 1999.
[2] C. H. Dorf, Modern Control Systems, Addison-Wesley, 1999.
[3] G. D. Hong, “A way to success,” Proc. of American Control Conference, San Diego, pp. 106-110, June 1999.

Copyright
It is the policy of the IJCAS to own the copyright to the technical contributions that it publishes on behalf of the interests of the IJCAS, its authors, and their employers, and to facilitate the appropriate reuse of this material to others. Please click to download "Copyright Transfer Form".

Page Charge and Reprints
Authors should be charged for publication to make a contribution to defray part of the publication cost. A page charge form (USD 300 under 8 pages) is sent to the authors with proofs. Author will receive 20 reprints only if the reprint charge (USD 100) is honored.

Overlength Page Charge
An overlength page charge is imposed on all papers exceeding 8 pages in length, including illustrations. The charge is USD 100 per page for each page over the first eight.


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