Publication Ethics

Ethics of Publication and Malpractice Statement

This statement will clarify the ethical conduct of all parties involved in all article publishing activies in CSIT Journal, including IAIC Publishing publisher, Authors, Editors and Peer-reviewers.

All of these statements are based on the COPE Best Practice Guidelines for Jurnal Editors.

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of the article in the CSIT Journal, is an important building block in the development of a coherent and respected knowledge network. This is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. The reviewed articles support and embody scientific methods. Articles that have been reviewed will support and realize scientific methods. It is therefore important to agree on the standards of ethical conduct expected for all parties involved in the act of publishing: authors, journal editors, peer reviewers, publishers and the public.

The Indonesian Association on Informatics and Computing (IAIC Publishing) as publisher of this Journal takes the duty of trust at all stages of publishing very seriously and we acknowledge ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed that advertising, reprinting or other commercial revenues do not impact or influence editorial decisions. In addition, CSIT Journal and the Editorial Board will assist in communication with journals and/or other publishers where this is useful and necessary.

Publication decisions

The Editor-in-Chief of APTIKOM Journal on Computer Science and Information Technologies (CSIT) will be fully responsible for selecting and filtering from incoming articles to be published in APTIKOM Journal on Computer Science and Information Technologies (CSIT). This is the basis for the decision of the journal's editorial board members. APTIKOM Journal on Computer Science and Information Technologies (CSIT) complies with the legal requirements governing defamation, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor consults with the editorial team and reviewers in making this decision.


Reviewers and editors at all times will evaluate their intellectual scripts regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation or political philosophy.


Reviewers and editorial staff are not allowed to disseminate any information about the writing script sent to anyone other than the author, whether reviewer, potential reviewer, other editorial team, publisher, advisor, and appropriate publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Unpublished material that has been disclosed in the author's manuscript, is not permitted to be used by any journal's governing board as research material without obtaining the author's consent.

Duties of Reviewer

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

The journal uses a double blind review. Editor-in-chief helps communicate to editors with authors, as needed, and assists authors in improving the quality of their research papers.


Journal editors are committed to providing timely reviews to authors. If the reviewer doesn't submit the report on time, the paper is immediately sent to another eligible reviewer.


The content of the manuscript received for review should be treated as confidential documents. It is not permissible for him to tell and show even discuss with others unless permitted by the board of editors

Standards of Objectivity

Editors and reviewers are required to evaluate papers based on content. Review should be done objectively, all criticism comments and reviews should respect the author. Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Reviewers must identify relevant published works that have not been cited by the author. Any assertion that observations, derivations, or arguments have been previously reported must be accompanied by relevant quotes. reviewers should also state to the editor if there are substantial similarities or overlaps between the manuscript being considered and any other articles published.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Information or ideas obtained in the review process must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain. Reviewers must reject a manuscript in which they have a conflict of interest due to competition, collaboration, or other relationships and connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions related to the manuscript.

Duties of Authors

Reporting standards

The authors of the original research report should present an accurate report of the work done as well as an objective discussion of the significance of the research. The underlying data should be accurately represented in the paper. A manuscript must contain sufficient details and references to allow others to imitate the work. Fraudulent or intentionally inaccurate statements constitute unethical and unacceptable behavior.

Data Access and Retention

Authors are required to provide raw data related to manuscripts for editorial, and must be prepared to provide public access to such data and must in any case store such data after publication.

Originality and Plagiarism

The authors must ensure that the submitted work is entirely original, and if the author has used the work and/or words of others, then this has been quoted appropriately. Papers found with such problems are automatically rejected and authors are strongly advised.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

When a paper is submitted for possible publication, the submitting author makes a written statement that the paper has not been published not it is currently under publication with any other journal. Simultaneous submission is considered unethical and is therefore unacceptable.

Acknowledgment of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others is required. Authors must cite publications that have led to the authors’ current research.

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the research reported in the manuscript. The corresponding author has a responsibility to keep co-authors posted with the review process. If accepted, all authors are required to give a signed statement that the research work is their original research work.

Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects

If the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have unusual hazards inherent in their use, the author must clearly identify this in the manuscript.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

Fundamental errors in published works

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.