Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Acta Polytechnica CTU Proceedings is a peer-reviewed serial published by CTU in Prague. The aims and scope of the serial are defined exactly in his name - Acta Polytechnica CTU Proceedings is a platform for publishing a high quality conference papers in a wide spectrum of engineering topics, physics and mathematics.

We place emphasis on the quality of all published papers. The innovative research results presented on the conferences and published in Acta Polytechnica CTU Proceedings reflect the good position and bright cooperation of the CTU in the international scientific community.

We hope that you will find our journal interesting, and that it will serve as a valuable source of scientific information.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Acta Polytechnica CTU Proceedings welcome high-quality conference proceedings.

The authors confirm that their conference proceedings were not yet published and that their content is original and innovative in their field of expertise.

To detect plagiarism and check submitted contributions, the editors use SimilarityCheck tool.

The editorial office closely cooperate with conference organizers. All papers are assessed by the scientific committee. Accepted papers are then reviewed by a panel of reviewers and then by independent reviewers in a single blind review process. Reviewers are asked to recommend papers of particularly high importance, which they consider significant and interesting for the scientific community.

 

Open Access Policy

This is an open access journal, which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or to his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking for prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

Articles are licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.

 

 

Publication ethics and malpractice statement

AUTHOR:

  • Observes the author guidelines / contribution formal requirements.
  • Is fully responsible for the quality, originality, and completeness of the published data, which make it possible to repeat the experiment.
  • Is responsible to correctly cite and state the primary sources of cited information and data.
  • Is responsible for ensuring that all who have contributed to the work as co-authors are stated and no one who has not contributed is stated.
  • Corresponding author is responsible for the communication with all co-authors and their awareness of the contribution status.
  • The authors warrant that the work is original and that it contains no content that is illegal or offends any proprietary rights or any copyrights.
  • All authors confirm that this work has not currently been sent for publication elsewhere and they agree that if it is accepted in Acta Polytechnica CTU Proceedings, it will not be submitted elsewhere.
  • All authors confirm that all commercial interests, patent-licensing etc. that could be a subject of financial conflict related to the submitted article have been disclosed.
  • The authors have the non-exclusive right to do anything with their work, but they are obliged to cite the original publication.
  • The authors grant the CTU in Prague a license to publish, reproduce, distribute, display and store this work in all forms. In cases where a manuscript is not accepted, this agreement shall be voided.
  • All authors confirm that the DOI has been included to all cited references where available.
  • The authors shall follow the international standards stated in the COPE document: Responsible research publication: international standards for authors.

Plagiarism detection

  • To detect plagiarism and check submitted contributions, the editors use SimilarityCheck tool.

The authors shall follow the international standards stated in the COPE document: Responsible research publication: international standards for authors.

Available at: http://publicationethics.org/files/International%20standards_authors_for%20website_11_Nov_2011.pdf

Retrieved from: http://publicationethics.org/resources/international-standards-for-editors-and-authors


EDITOR:

  • Handles all information, manuscripts and reviews as confidential materials and does not disseminate it outside the editorial board.

GUEST EDITOR:

  • Handles all information, manuscripts and reviews as confidential materials and does not disseminate it outside the editorial board.
  • Further ahead of the review process provides control of the papers’ originality by the SimilarityCheck.
  •     Guarantees the anonymity of reviewers (single blind review) or reviewers and authors (double blind review).

 

The editors shall follow the COPE Code of Conduct for Journal Editors

Available at: http://publicationethics.org/files/Code%20of%20Conduct.pdf

Retrieved from: http://publicationethics.org/resources/code-conduct

 

REVIEWER:

  • Agreeing on writing a review guarantees his/her expertise and independence and meeting the fixed deadlines.
  • Handles the information included in the submitted-yet-unpublished contribution as a confidential content and guarantees that s/he will not hand it over to any third party or use it to his/her personal benefit.
  • Writes a review so that it helps the author to improve the quality of their work.
  • If s/he founds out a possible conflict of interests or has a reasonable suspicion of plagiarism regarding the contribution, reports this fact to the editors.

The reviewers shall follow the COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers.

Available at: http://publicationethics.org/files/Peer%20review%20guidelines.pdf

Retrieved from: http://publicationethics.org/resources/guidelines

 

PUBLISHER:

The publisher shall follow the COPE Code of Conduct for Journal Editors

Available at: http://publicationethics.org/files/Code%20of%20conduct%20for%20publishers%20FINAL_1_0.pdf

Retrieved from: http://publicationethics.org/resources/code-conduct

 

Periodicity

Four times per year minimally.