All submissions to AASCIT journals must be submitted electronically via the AASCIT online management system: http://www.aascit.org/common/login Emailed submissions will not be accepted.
First-time users must create an author account, which may be used for submitting to all AASCIT journals. Instructions for creating an author account are available at the above URL link.
Types of articles
A research paper is a full-length, technically original research document that reports results of major and archival value to the specific community of engineers that comprise the journal audience. Research papers undergo full peer review. Recommended Length: 9000 words
These are reports of research findings, commentaries on topical issues or correspondence, including abstracts, tables and legends. Recommended Length: less than 1500 words.
Letters to the Editor
The Journal does not publish letters to the editor in the print edition. Responses to articles may be submitted online via a link on the article's web page. Responses will also be visible via the Letters to the Editor link on The Journal's home page.
A discussion is a short article that critically addresses specific results or data provided in a published research paper. Publication of a submitted discussion is at the discretion of the editor. Recommended Length: 500 words
Part or whole special issues
Bringing together collections of papers on a particular theme, and usually edited by a guest editor.
A book review is a brief critical and unbiased evaluation of a current book determined to be of interest to the journal audience. Publication of a submitted book review is at the discretion of the editor.
Components of a manuscript
The manuscript title, name and affiliation of each author, any current or additional affiliations, and corresponding author address and e-mail need to appear on the first page in the manuscript file.
The abstract of not more than 250 words should be a condensed version of the final presentation and include all significant findings. Please do not divide the abstract into sub-sections.
The text should be divided into sections, each with a separate heading and numbered consecutively. The section/subsection headings should be typed on a separate line.
Tables and figures
Tables and figures must be submitted together with the main text manuscript.
Results should be clear and concise.
This should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature.
The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short Conclusions section, which may stand alone or form a subsection of a Discussion or Results and Discussion section.
The journal expects that topically relevant funding sources and conflicts of interest are fully disclosed in the acknowledgments of all submissions. Please omit the word "number" from grant or contract acknowledgments.
References are each numbered, ordered sequentially as they appear in the text, methods summary, tables, boxes, figure legends, online-only methods, Extended Data tables and Extended Data figure legends.
Papers publish in AASCIT covers seven steps:
Author submits a manuscript---Journal editor screens manuscript---Manuscript is peer reviewed---Journal editor/editorial board decides whether to publish---Copy Editing and Typesetting---Proof Reading---Publishing