Instruction for Authors



Submission of Manuscript for review:

The Journal of Computer Science and Its Applications welcomes submission of complete and original research manuscripts, which are not under review in any other conference or journal. The topics covered by the journal include but are not limited to Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, Computational Statistics, Database, Data Mining, E-Business, Hardware Systems, Internet Computing, Networking, Operations Research, Scientific Computing, Computing Ethics, Computer Security, Software Engineering and more.

Manuscript should be submitted to:

The Editors-in-Chief

NCS National Secretariat, Plot 10, Otunba Jobi Fele Way, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

E-mail: Publication@ncs.org.ng

Telephone: 01-7744600, 01-4538889

Instruction for Authors: Manuscripts should adhere strictly to the followings:

  • The document must be written in English, double-spaced 12-point Times New Roman
  • Paper size is A4
  • Authors are advised not to number the pages.
  • The first page of the manuscript should contain the following:
    1. title of the paper (no more that 45 characters)
    2. the name(s) of author(s) corresponding author should be indicated
    3. Authors’ names and addresses should be centered below the Manuscript title and the email address of each author stated directly below author’s names and address
    4. About 4 to 6 keywords should follow the abstract as a subheading
  • An abstract not exceeding 200 words (formulae are not counted) should follow the title page.
  • Major headings and subheadings should be numbered sequentially (1.0, 1.1, 1.1.1 etc). They should start at the left-hand margin on a separate line
  • All tables and figures must be given sequential numbers (1, 2, 3, etc.) and have a caption placed below the figure (“Fig 1: Figure caption”) or above the table(“Table 1: Table caption”) being described,
  • Equations should be numbered consecutively throughout the text. Equation numbers should be enclosed in parentheses and flushed right. Equations should be referred to as Eq. (X) in the text where X is the equation number. In multiple-line equations, the number should be given on the last line.
  • The Journal primarily uses the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Style for publications and authors should adopt this style. In this style, citations are numbered and the citation numbers are included in the text in square brackets. At the end of the document, there comes the list of references that exclusively includes all bibliographical information next to the respective citation number.

The Journal primarily uses the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Style for publications and authors should adopt this style. In this style, citations are numbered and the citation numbers are included in the text in square brackets. At the end of the document, there comes the list of references that exclusively includes all bibliographical information next to the respective citation number.

General Information:

Proofs: Proofs will be sent to the nominated author to check typesetting accuracy. No changes to the original manuscript are accepted at this stage. Proofs should be returned within seven days of receipt.

Reprints: Reprints may be ordered (pre-paid) at prices shown on the reprint order form which will be sent to the author together with the proofs.

Page Charge: Please note that there will be a page charge of fifteen thousand naira (N15,000.00) flat for each article accepted for publication in the Journal.

 

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