Ethics and Malpractice

Publication ethics & malpractice statement for Journal of Numerical Analysis and Approximation Theory (JNAAT for short).

This journal agrees and permanently verifies that its policy complies to the Committee on Publication Ethics(COPE).

The following apply to: the authors submitting to JNAAT, to the members of the Editorial Board, and to the reviewers writing reports for JNAAT.

  1. Publication and authorship:

- the author submissions should contain a list of references (in Latin characters), and the financial support (if the case);

- the journal is against publishing of plagiarism and fraudulent data;

- it is forbidden to authors to publish the same research in more than one journal.

- it is forbidden to authors to submit the same research to more than one journal at a time. The authors who have submitted a research to JNAAT agree not to send it to another journal before they receive a rejection decision from the journal, or before they announce the Editorial Board of JNAAT that they have decided to withdraw the paper from publication in JNAAT.

  1. Author's responsibilities:

- the authors are obliged to participate in the peer review process;

- all authors have significantly contributed to the submitted research;

- the authors' statement is that all data in article are real and authentic;

- all authors should disclose any conflict of interest that might influence the results or their interpretation in the manuscript;

- all sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed. 

- all authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes (if such of these appear, and are clearly justified by the Editorial Board).

  1. Peer review / responsibility for the reviewers:

- the judgments in the referee report should be objective;

- before accepting to review a research, the reviewers state that have no conflict of interest with respect to the research, the authors and/or the research funders;

- the reviewers should point out relevant published work which is not yet cited;

- the reviewed articles should be treated confidentially.

  1. Editorial responsibilities:

- the editors have responsibility and authority to recommend rejection/acceptance of an article;

- editors should have no conflict of interest with respect to articles they reject/accept;

- they only accept a paper when reasonably certain;

- when errors are found, they promote publication of correction or retraction;

- the editors preserve anonymity of reviewers.

  1. Publishing ethics issues

- the members of the Editorial Board are constantly Monitoring/safeguarding publishing ethics of JNAAT;

- they maintain the integrity of the academic record;

- they should preclude business needs from compromising intellectual and ethical standards;

- they should ways be willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.

- they accept no plagiarism, no fraudulent data.