Author Guidelines

SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPTS

Manuscripts should be submitted through the home page submission process(http://submission.kits.or.kr) or by an e-mail to journal@kits.or.kr. Other correspondences can be sent by an e-mail to Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Doohee Nam, Hansung University, Seoul, Korea (e-mail: doohee@hansung.ac.kr). The main text, tables, and figures should be prepared as separate objects included in a single file. The text and tables should be prepared as HWP or MS Word files. If a paper is accepted, authors may be asked to submit independent figure files with higher resolution.
Manuscripts must include abstract, the e-mail address, mailing address, telephone, and fax numbers of the corresponding author. The journal requires the corresponding author to sign a copyright transfer agreement and author check list on behalf of all authors. Author check list and Copyright transfer can be found during the submission process via homepage.

EDITORIAL POLICY

Manuscripts submitted to the journal must be original research papers or short papers (letters), invited or submitted for review, which have not been published previously, and are being considered for publication by other journals. Whole or a part of the text and illustrations should not be published elsewhere without permission. Original raw data must be available for review by the editorial board if required. All authors of a manuscript must have agreed to its submission to the journal and are responsible for the whole content, including literature citations and acknowledgements, and must have agree that the corresponding author has the authority to act on their behalf on all matters pertaining to publication of the paper. When a paper is published in the journal, it is understood that authors have agreed that the journal has the rights to protect the manuscript form misappropriation of their work.

AUTHORSHIP AND ETHICAL ISSUES

The authorship should be restricted to those who should meet any of the following conditions: 1) substantial contribution to the conception and design of the study, or acquisition, interpretation and analysis of data; 2) drafting the article or revising it critically for the important intellectual content; and 3) final approval of the version to be published. For the policies on the research and publication ethics not stated in this instructions, International standards for editors and authors (http://publicationethics.org/international-standards-editors-and-authors) can be applied.

FORMS OF PUBLICATION

Original Papers : This form of publication represents original research articles more than 5 pages.
Short papers (letters) : Short (less than or equal to 5 pages) reports of original researches are accepted for publication.

PEER-REVIEW

All manuscripts are treated as confidential. They are peer-reviewed by 3 anonymous reviewers selected by the editor and associate editors. The corresponding author is notified within 4 weeks for the first review and 2 weeks for the subsequent reviews of the editor’s decision to accept, accept with revision of manuscripts. review with revision of manuscripts, or reject. When the final revised manuscript is completely acceptable according to the journal format and criteria, it is scheduled for publication in the next available issue. Rejected papers will not be peer-reviewed again.

REVISION OF MANUSCRIPTS

When manuscripts are returned to authors for revision, a cover letter from the editor will provide directions that should be followed carefully. When submitting the revised manuscript, a cover letter should be accompanied by point-to-point replies to the comments given bv the editor, associate editor, and reviewers included and how the revisions have been made. If the revised paper is not received within 3 months, and if other necessary arrangements are not made by the editor, the manuscript is considered to have been withdrawn.

PAGE PROOFS

Page proofs and reprint order forms are sent to the corresponding author, together with an instruction for payment of page charges and reprint costs. It is advised that editing is limited to the correction of typographical error, incorrect data, and grammatical errors, and for updating information on references which were in press. The results of page proofs should be sent immediately by e-mail, or if signed proofs, sent by FAX, preferably within 2 business days.

PUBLICATION CHARGE

The publication fee for original paper is ₩100,000 (₩200,000 for express processing and special edition) up to 6 page and ₩30,000 (₩40,000 for express processing and special edition) per additional page regardless of a member or a non-member. The publication fee for short paper is ₩100,000 regardless of the number of pages. The reprint cost is free up to 30 copies. The publication cost is subjected to change according to the society's financial situation(http://submission.kits.or.kr)

PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPTS

Prepare manuscripts preferably using HWP for Windows, MS Word, double spaced, on an A4 (210×297 mm) page format. Do not leave extra space between paragraphs. Only one type of font (e.g., Times New Roman) should be used in 12 point or over. Latin origin word, such as “et al.”, “in situ”, “in vitro”, and “in vivo” should not be italicized. Number all pages in sequence, including the Title Page, Abstract, INTRODUCTION, MATERIALS AND METHODS, RESULTS, DISCUSSION, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS, REFERENCES, followed by Figure Legends. Tables and Figures should be on separate files. Headings should be in bold letters, and aligned I the center. If possible, sentences should not begin with abbreviated words. Reference citations are in Vancouver style. Use [1], [2,3], [4-6], or [2,7-9], in the text, and they should be listed in the REFERENCES section in numerical orders.
Author names and affiliations should not appear in the manuscript. Each section is numbered in Roman style (I, II, III, ...) with subsections numbered in Arabic style (I.1.1, (1), ①) Tables and figures should be numbered as <Table 1>, <Table 2>, ..., <Figure 1>, <Figure 2>, ... with conci se explanation above tables and below figures, respectively. All references cited in the text must appear in the References section, and all items in this section should be cited in the text. The sequence of reference is authors, title of papers, journal name, year published, and volume followed by pages. Follow the style shown by the examples below.

Journal articles:
[1] J. W. Sheen, “A Compact semilumped low-pass filter for harmonics and spurious supression,” IEEE Microwave Guided Wave Lett., vol. 10, pp.92-93, Mar. 2000.
Books:
[2] B. Sklar, Digital Communications, Prentice Hall, p.187, 1998.