TITLE PAGE

The title page should include:

  • The name(s) of the author(s)
  • A concise and informative title
  • The affiliation(s) and address(es) of the author(s)
  • The e-mail address of the corresponding author

ABSTRACT

Please provide an abstract of 150 to 250 words. The abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references.

KEYWORDS

Please provide 4 to 6 keywords which can be used for indexing purposes.

TEXT FORMATTING

Manuscripts should be submitted in Word.

  • Use Verdana font (10pt) for text and line spacing as 1.
  • Use the automatic page numbering function to number the pages.
  • Use tab stops or other commands for indents, not the space bar.
  • Use the table function, not spreadsheets, to make tables.
  • Use the equation editor or MathType for equations.
  • Save your file in document format (Word 2007 or higher) or doc format (older Word versions).
  • Total number of pages should not exist 10 pages. Further additional pages costing Rs. 100 per page for Indian Author and US 10 per page for the Foreign Author.

HEADINGS

Please use no more than three levels of displaying headings.

ABBREVIATIONS

Abbreviations should be defined at first mention and used consistently thereafter.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc. should be placed in a separate section on the title page. The names of funding organizations should be written in full.

SCIENTIFIC STYLE

Please use the standard mathematical notation for formulae, symbols etc.:

  • Italic for single letters that denote mathematical constants, variables, and unknown quantities
  • Roman/upright for numerals, operators, and punctuation, and commonly defined functions or abbreviations, e.g., cos, det, e or exp, lim, log, max, min, sin, tan, d (for derivative)
  • Bold for vectors, tensors, and matrices.

CITATION

Reference citations in the text should be identified by numbers in square brackets. Some examples:

  • Negotiation research spans many disciplines [3].
  • This result was later contradicted by Becker and Seligman [5].
  • This effect has been widely studied [1-3, 7].

REFERENCE LIST

The list of references should only include works that are cited in the text and that have been published or accepted for publication. Personal communications and unpublished works should only be mentioned in the text. Do not use footnotes or endnotes as a substitute for a reference list.
The entries in the list should be numbered consecutively.

  • Journal article
    Hamburger, C.: Quasimonotonicity, regularity and duality for nonlinear systems of partial differential equations. Ann. Mat. Pura Appl. 169, 321–354 (1995)
  • Article by DOI
    Sajti, C.L., Georgio, S., Khodorkovsky, V., Marine, W.: New nanohybrid materials for biophotonics. Appl. Phys. A (2007). doi:10.1007/s00339-007-4137-z
  • This effect has been widely studied [1-3, 7].
  • Book
    Geddes, K.O., Czapor, S.R., Labahn, G.: Algorithms for Computer Algebra. Kluwer, Boston (1992)
  • Book Chapter
    Broy, M.: Software engineering — from auxiliary to key technologies. In: Broy, M., Denert, E. (eds.) Software Pioneers, pp. 10–13. Springer, Heidelberg (2002)
  • Online document
    Cartwright, J.: Big stars has weather too. IOP Publishing PhysicsWeb. http://physicsweb.org/articles/news/11/6/16/1 (2007). Accessed 26 June 2007

TABLES

  • All tables are to be numbered using Arabic numerals.
  • Tables should always be cited in text in consecutive numerical orde.
  • For each table, please supply a table caption (title) explaining the components of the table.
  • Identify any previously published material by giving the original source in the form of a reference at the end of the table caption.

FIGURES

  • All figures are to be numbered using Arabic numerals.
  • Figures should always be cited in text in consecutive numerical order.
  • Each figure should have a concise caption describing accurately what the figure depicts. Include the captions in the text file of the manuscript, not in the figure file.
  • Figure captions begin with, the term Fig. in bold type, followed by the figure number, also in bold type.