The journal aims to promote original research papers in the area of Chaos Theory and Applications (CHTA) to include practical innovations in Applied Sciences and Engineering. The journal aims to publish in as much detail as possible scientific advances in the field of chaos theory and applications with a focus on the practical and theoretical.
The journal publishes regular papers dealing with the following areas, but not limited to:
The Paper Template (Latex files) can be downloaded from the following link,
Or you can use any format in the first version. If your paper is accepted, you must provide the items required for the publication of your article (Your Paper Your Way).
Copyright Transfer Form of the paper can be downloaded from the following link,
The journal publishes previously unpublished manuscripts that will have a high impact in the field of chaos theory and applications in applied sciences and engineering. It targets not only certain field specialists but the wider public also. Papers should be submitted in Microsoft Word (*.doc, *.docx) or pdf format. Copyright Transfer Form has to accompany each submission.
Abstract: It should not exceed 300 words.
Keywords: It should start with a bold “Keywords” title and should not exceed six keywords.
Co-Authorship: Place the author's name, affiliation and full address under the title. The affiliation and full addresses of each co-author must be specified in the case of multiple authorship of a submitted article. If more than one writer is present, please indicate clearly with an asterisk(*) who will handle the correspondence at all levels of refereeing and publishing, including post-publishing. Any alteration in the author names listed in the original manuscript, including additions, deletions, and/or changes in appearance order, requires proof of consent from all co-authors. When the paper is approved, it is forbidden to further switch co-authors.
Ethical Responsibilities of Editors
The editor and field editors of Chaos Theory and Applications should hold the following ethical responsibilities that are based on the guides "COPE Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors" and "COPE Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors" published as open Access by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
Relationships with Reviewers
Editors have the following duties and responsibilities in their relations with reviewers:
Relationships with the Editorial Board
Editors must make sure that the members of the editorial board follow the procedures in accordance with the publication policies and guidelines, and must inform the members about the publication policies and developments. Moreover, editors must
Relationships with the Journal's Owner and Publisher
The relationship between the editors and publisher is based on the principle of the independency of editors. All the decisions made by the editors are independent of the publisher and the owner of the journal as required by the agreement made between editors and publisher.
Editorial and Blind Review Processes
Editors are obliged to comply with the policies of "Blind Review and Review Process" stated in the journal's publication policies. Therefore, the editors ensure that each manuscript is reviewed in an unbiased, fair and timely manner.
Editors must make sure that articles in the journal are published in accordance with the publication policies of the journal and international standards.
Protection of Personal Information
Editors are supposed to protect the personal information related with the subjects or visuals in the studies being reviewed, and to reject the study if there is no documentation of the subjects' consent. Furthermore, editors are supposed to protect the personal information of the authors, reviewers and readers.
Encouraging Ethical Rules and Protection of Human and Animal Rights
Editors are supposed to protect human and animal rights in the studies being reviewed and must reject the experimental studies which do not have ethical and related committee’s approval about the population given in such studies.
Precautions against possible Abuse and Malpractice
Editors are supposed to take precautions against possible abuse and malpractice. They must conduct investigations meticulously and objectively in determining and evaluating complaints about such situations. They must also share the results of the investigation.
Ensuring Academic Integrity
Editors must make sure that the mistakes, inconsistencies or misdirections in studies are corrected quickly.
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
Editors are responsible for protecting the intellectual property rights of all the articles published in the journal and the rights of the journal and author(s) in cases where these rights are violated. Also, editors must take the necessary precautions in order to prevent the content of all published articles from violating the intellectual property rights of other publications.
Constructiveness and Openness to Discussion
Editors must examine the complaints from authors, reviewers or readers and respond to them in an explanatory and enlightening manner.
Political and Economic Apprehensions
Neither the owner of the journal, publisher or any other political or economical factor can influence the independent decision taking of the editors.
Editors, acknowledging that there may be conflicting interests between reviewers and other editors, guarantee that the publication process of the manuscripts will be completed in an independent and unbiased manner.
Ethical Responsibilities of Reviewers
The fact that all manuscripts are reviewed through "Blind Review" has a direct influence on the publication quality. This process ensures confidentiality by objective and independent review. The review process at CHTA is carried out on the principle of double blind review. Reviewers do not contact the authors directly, and the reviews and comments are conveyed through the journal management system. In this process, the reviewer views on the evaluation forms and full texts are assigned to the author(s) by the editor. Therefore, the reviewers doing review work for CHTA are supposed to bear the following ethical responsibilities:
Ethical Responsibilities of Publisher
The Editors and the Editorial Board of CHTA are conscious of the fact that they must observe the ethical responsibilities below and act accordingly:
Should you encounter any unethical act or content in CHTA apart from the ethical responsibilities listed above, please notify the journal by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Authors of all accepted manuscripts are obligated to edit the layout of their paper according to the journal's template. If the authors are unable to edit their submitted manuscript to our template, CHTA support team may provide this service for the authors by charging a Template Support Fee of 50 GBP (optional).
Chaos Theory and Applications in Applied Sciences and Engineering: An interdisciplinary journal of nonlinear science
The published articles in CHTA are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License