The IEICE Transactions on Communications The Information for Authors

The contents would be subject to change without notification in advance.
[Last Revised on
April 1, 2021] since October 1, 2002.

Table of Contents

1. General guidelines

1.1 Type of manuscript
1.1.1 PAPER
1.2 Scope
1.3 Eligibility for submission
1.4 Originality of manuscript
1.4.1 Copyright compliance
1.4.2 No duplicate submissions
1.5 Counter measures against duplicate submission
1.6 Protection of Personal Information
1.7 Ethical considerations in research involving human participants

2. Process for Initial Submission of a Manuscript

3. Manuscript Style Specifications

3.1 Length of manuscript
3.2 Manuscript style
3.3 Manuscript format
3.4 When using the IEICE LaTeX style file
3.5 When using the MS-Word Template file
3.6 Style for figures, photographs and tables
3.7 References

3.7.1 Style for references
3.7.2 Articles with DOI
3.7.3 Citation of references

4. Galley Proofs

5. Article Processing Charges

5.1 Article processing charges
5.2 Overseas Membership Development Program (OMDP)
5.3 Open Access Option

6. Copyright

7. Review Process

7.1 Review criteria
7.2 Decision to accept for publication
7.3 Resubmission
7.4 Request for Reconsideration
7.5 Withdraw Submission

8. Advance publication


Appendix A. Copyright Transfer and Article Processing Charge Agreement
Appendix B. Tables for Article Processing Charges  
Appendix C. Abbreviated Journal Names 
Appendix D. Editorial Subject Indexes of The Four IEICE Transactions