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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments for the Editor).
  • I will specify the publishing option that I prefer (Option 1 or Option 2) in Comments for the Editor (the field bellow) |BG| Ще отбележа предпочитаната опция за публикуване (Опция 1 или Опция 2) в полето Comments for the Editor (полето долу).
  • I will specify the scientific section that I prefer (1. Automation, Control Systems and Robotics; 2. Electrical Engineering and Electronics; 3. Computer Engineering, Informatics and Communications; 4. Mechanical Engineering; 5. Automotive and Aeronautical Engineering; 6. Industrial Management and Design) in Comments for the Editor (the field bellow) |BG| Ще отбележа предпочитаната секция за публикуване в полето Comments for the Editor (полето долу).

Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

The detailed information for the authors is also available on the web page: https://publishingsupport.iopscience.iop.org/author-guidelines-for-conference-proceedings/


Essential guidelines

Please follow these essential guidelines when preparing your paper. The size of submited papers have to be between 4 and 8 pages (6 pages recommended):

Basic guidelines for preparing a paper NEW!

Guidelines for preparing reference lists NEW!

Microsoft Word templates NEW!

Proceedings Publication Licence

For papers published in IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) no longer requires authors to sign and submit copyright forms. Authors who wish to publish a paper in IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) are asked to submit a paper only if all authors of the paper agree in full to the terms of the licence. All papers submitted to us for publication in the above titles will be published according to the following terms and conditions. Proceedings licence:
http://conferenceseries.iop.org/content/quick_links/IOP_Proceedings_Licence

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