Author Guidelines

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In order to reach the highest level of quality, authors should comply with the rules set out in this template.

The template will be returned to the author for reorganization of the articles not prepared in accordance with the template. Returned articles must be returned after they have been arranged in accordance with the rules.

2. Preparation of the Manuscript

Articles containing incorrect, inaccurate or incomprehensible sentences shall be returned in writing to be arranged in the language.

Times New Roman font (10 pt, single line spacing and two-sided) should be used as fonts.

2.1. Page Setup

The page size should be set to A4 (210x297 mm). Page margins should be:

• Top: 3 cm

• Bottom: 2.5 cm

• Left: 2 cm

• Right: 2 cm.

2.2. Paper title and abstract

The title of the article should be 18 pt in Times New Roman font, bold and the first letters shall be large, with a space of 1.5 lines left to the left, 18 pt before and 6 pt after.

The name (s) of the article author (s) should be given under the heading. Name (s) must be typed in Times New Roman 11 point, left justified, single line spacing followed by 6 point spacing.

Author (s) must be given under the institution address name (s). After the name, a number in the form of a superscript should be given before the name. The full mailing address must be entered in the address field along with the country name. Address (s) must be written in Times New Roman 9 point, italic, marginal, single line spacing.

The "Abstract" title should be written in Times New Roman 9 point, bold, left-justified, single line spacing and 18 pt spacing in the beginning. The summary text should be written in Times New Roman 9 font size, single-sided, single-line spacing.

There should be at least three key words. Key words should be written in Times New Roman 9 font size, left justified, single line spacing, 3 fonts in the beginning, 18 fonts in the end.

After summary and key words, the title, abstract and key words of the article should be given in English. The author (s) are responsible for their provision. The English title should be written in Times New Roman 14 pt., The first letters of the words should be large, left-justified, 1.5 lines.

2.3. Section titles

Section headings should be typed in Times New Roman font size 12 pt., bold and the first letters shall be large, blanks to the left with a single line spacing, 12 pt. before and 6 pt. after.

In the title, "and", "or", "with", "de" etc. Connectors should not be capitalized.

The point must be used after chapter title numbers.

Times New Roman should be given 10 pt and bold in parentheses immediately after the English title of the chapter titles.

2.4. Subsection titles

Subtitle headings should be typed in Times New Roman font size 11 pt, italic and only first letter big, left justified by single line spacing, 12 pt before and 6 pt after.

The dot must be used after the subsection heading numbers.

Sub-section headings should be given Times New Roman 10 point and italic in parentheses immediately after the English original title.

2.5. Tables

Tables should be placed within the specified page limits. The tables must be numbered appropriately and the table heading should be placed on the table. The title of the table should be 9 pt size, the table and number should be formatted in bold. Before the title of the table, 12 pt, then 3 pt.

Each table should have a short and understandable title describing its content in the form of "Table X. Table title (English table title)". The title of the table should be understood without reference to the text. English title should be given in 8 pt in brackets immediately after the original title.

Tables should be used where data can not be understood clearly, many digital information must be presented, or where relations can be expressed more meaningfully. Tables should be complementary, not copies of texts and figures. Tables should be simple and short. It would be more appropriate to place your tables into and out of single cells using the spreadsheet tool of your word processing program.

Tables that do not fit in a single column should be placed on two columns sideways. In this case the table should be placed at the bottom or top of the page (see Table 2).

 

Table 1Table title

Column Header 1

Column Header 2

Sample Text 1

Sample Text 2

Sample Text 3

Sample Text 4

 

2.6. Figures

Figures should be prepared electronically and placed in the document. All details should be clearly readable and not on top of each other.

Figures should be placed within specified page boundaries. The indentation should not be used and the shape layout should not be adjusted to align with the text.

Shapes should be numbered appropriately and should be placed in the shape of "Figure X. Figure head" centered on the shape head. The figure title should be 9 pt size and the figure and number should be formatted in bold. Before figure heading, 6 points, then 12 point space should be left. The figure title should be given in English, in 8 pt in brackets immediately after the original title.

All forms in the text should be numbered sequentially and numbered using Arabic numerals.

Forms that do not fit in a single column should be centered on the entire page.

 

 

Figure 1. The caption of the figure

 


Table 2Table title in English

Column Header

Column Header

Column Header

Column Header

Column Header

Column Header

Sample Text

Sample Text

Sample Text

Sample Text

Sample Text

Sample Text

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Sample Text

Sample Text

 


2.7. Equations

The equations should be placed on a separate line, left aligned and numbered. A blank line must be left before and after the equation.

Equation numbers should be placed in parentheses, starting from 1, in order and aligned to the right edge.

 

a = b + c                                                         (1)

 

3. Reference Text and Citations

References and citations should be prepared in accordance with Harvard (Author, date) system (see Resources section). As an example, you can look at this quote (Surname1 and Surname2, 2013). All sources should be cited in the text. When quoting or preparing sources, any numbering in parentheses or without parentheses should not be used (Surname1 et al., 2010).

Sources must be typed in 9-point, half-width, single-line spacing, 0.5 cm hanging indentation (Yilmaz, 2012).

4. Conclusions

We hope that the information provided in this template will be useful in preparing your article.

Acknowledgment

You can write here, if any, the people, institutions or supporters (you can specify support numbers and supporters) before the resources section.

References

Surname1, A., Surname2, B., 2013. Title of the article. Journal name, 38(1), 72-80.

Surname1, A., Surname2, B., Surname3, C. 2010. Title of the proceeding. IMS2012, 6th International Symposium on Intelligent and Manufacturing Systems, 15-17 September 2010, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, pp. 85-90.

Yilmaz, C., 2012. Title of the book, 2., Publisher, City.

Appendix

If it exists, it should be written immediately after the resource section without going through the numbering and going to a new page.