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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

[Updated 4/1/2019]

  1. The manuscript should be submitted online via the journal website. An author should log in first with free of charge.
  2. The manuscript length is 6 to 10 pages of A4 (210 x 297 mm) using the provided template including pictures, tables, no appendices. The manuscript should be written in Microsoft Word (.doc/.docx) with the margins of 30 mm (top), 30 mm (left and right), and 30 mm (bottom).
  3. The manuscript should be written in Indonesian or English (British or American).
  4. The manuscript body should be written in the following rules:
  5. The Heading is built with a maximum of three stages:
  6. Pictures and tables are centred. Pictures and tables with big size can be expanded in two columns and must be in the top or bottom of the page. Pictures can be coloured. Pictures should have Arabic numerals. A caption should be in TNR 8, is located under the related picture. The caption with one row is centred, and with multi-rows is justified.
  7. Equations should be typed clearly, have sequential numbering and clear nomenclatures.
  8. No page numbering, header, and footer. All of the hypertext link and bookmark will be erased. If the paper refers to email or URL address in the article, the address should be typed completely using a regular font.
  9. Citations and references should be in the IEEE standard. (see the template in the SMARTICS Journal website)
  10. The further guidance for manuscript writing can be downloaded from the website of SMARTICS Journal template (this template is used for 5(1) edition and later)
  • The title is written using Times New Roman (TNR) 24pt font with a maximum of 12 words, single-spaced, centred, and bold. In case of exceeding 12 words, our editor will change the title with the same content without any approval from authors before publishing.
  • The title should be written in Indonesian or English (British or American). Foreign words should be written in Italics.
  • The article is started with Abstract. No pictures and tables in Abstract. The Abstract is written at the beginning of the paragraph, justified, bold, single-spaced, with TNR 9 font. The maximum for Abstract is 250 words and should describe the whole article content.
  • The keywords consist of four to eight words, comma-separated, justified, TNR 9 font, and single-spaced. Keywords should be chosen accurately to describe the concept of the article and to be accessible.