Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

The Journal of Electrical Systems (JES) is committed to upholding the highest standards of ethical behavior and integrity in scholarly publishing. The following statement outlines the publication ethics and measures taken to address any potential malpractice:

1. Authorship and Contributorship:

  • All authors must have made substantial contributions to the research and be accountable for the content of the manuscript.
  • Honorary authorship and ghostwriting are considered unethical.

2. Plagiarism:

  • Plagiarism, in any form, is strictly prohibited.
  • Manuscripts undergo rigorous plagiarism checks, and instances of plagiarism will lead to rejection or retraction.

3. Conflicts of Interest:

  • Authors, reviewers, and editors must disclose any conflicts of interest that may affect the integrity of the research or publication process.
  • Conflicts of interest will be managed transparently.

4. Peer Review:

  • JES follows a double-blind peer-review process to ensure unbiased and constructive evaluation.
  • Reviewers are selected based on their expertise, and conflicts of interest are carefully managed.

5. Editorial Independence:

  • Editorial decisions are made based on the merit of the research and are free from commercial or personal influences.
  • The editorial team is committed to avoiding any form of favoritism.

6. Data Integrity:

  • Authors are responsible for the accuracy and integrity of the data presented in their manuscripts.
  • Data fabrication, falsification, or selective reporting are considered serious ethical violations.

7. Corrections and Retractions:

  • Corrections to published articles are issued promptly for errors discovered after publication.
  • Articles may be retracted if serious ethical violations or inaccuracies are identified.

8. Copyright and Licensing:

  • Published articles are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License, allowing for broad dissemination.

9. Editorial Board and Reviewer Conduct:

  • Editors and reviewers are expected to handle submissions objectively, maintaining confidentiality and avoiding conflicts of interest.
  • The editorial board is committed to providing timely and constructive feedback to authors.

10. Complaints and Appeals:

  • JES encourages the reporting of ethical concerns, and all complaints will be thoroughly investigated.
  • Authors and stakeholders have the right to appeal editorial decisions.

11. Continuous Improvement:

  • JES is dedicated to continuous improvement in ethical standards and regularly reviews and updates its policies to address emerging issues.

12. Reporting Violations:

  • Individuals who suspect ethical violations or publication malpractice are encouraged to report their concerns to the editorial office.

By submitting to or participating in JES, authors, reviewers agree to abide by this publication ethics statement. JES is committed to fostering a responsible and ethical research culture and appreciates the cooperation of all contributors in maintaining the highest standards of integrity.