Publication Ethics


All who participate in producing The Journal of Cognitive Systems conduct themselves as authors, reviewers, editors, and publishers in accord with the highest level of professional ethics and standards. Plagiarism or selfplagiarism constitutes unethical scientific behaviour, and is never acceptable. By submitting a manuscript to this journal, each author explicitly confirms that the manuscript meets the highest ethical standards for authors and coauthors. The undersigned hereby assign(s) to The Journal of Cognitive Systems (JCS) copyright ownership in the above paper, effective if and when the paper is accepted for publication by JCS, and to the extent transferable under applicable national law. This assignment gives JCS the right to register copyright to the paper in its name as claimant, and to publish the paper via any print or electronic medium.

Authors, or their employers, in the case of works made for hire, retain the following rights.

  • v  All proprietary rights other than copyright, including patent rights

  • v  The right to make and distribute copies of the Paper for internal purposes

  • v  The right to use the material for lecture or classroom purposes

  • v  The right to prepare derivative publications based on the Paper, including books or book chapters, journal papers, and magazine articles, provided that publication of a derivative work occurs subsequent to the official date of publication by JCS.

  • v  The right to post an author-prepared version or an official version (preferred version) of the published paper on an internal or external server controlled exclusively by the author/employer, provided that (a) such posting is noncommercial in nature, and the paper is made available to users without charge; (b) a copyright notice and full citation appear with the paper, and (c) a link to JCS’s official online version of the abstract is provided using the Document Object Identifier (DOI) link.

Copyright Policy; 

Copyright of all accepted papers will belong to JCS and the author(s) must affirm that accepted papers for publication in BAJECE must not be re-published elsewhere without the written consent of the editor in chief/director of JCS. To comply with this policy, authors will be required to submit a signed copy of Copyright Transfer Form, after acceptance of their paper, before the same is published. Copyright form availble at

Authors note that paper can not be withdrawn at any condition once it is accepted. The Authors may not publish his/her The Author may not publish his/her contribution anywhere else without the prior written permission of the publisher unless it has been changed substantially. The Author warrants that his/her contribution is original, except for such excerpts from copyrighted works as may be included with the permission of the copyright holder and author thereof, that it contains no libellous statements, and does not infringe on any copyright, trademark, patent, statutory right, or propriety right of others.  The Author signs for and accepts responsibility for releasing this material on behalf of any and all co-authors. In return for these rights:

All proprietary rights other than copyrights, such as patent rights.

The right to use all or part of this article, including tables and figures in future works of their own, provided that the proper acknowledgment is made to the Publisher as copyright holder.

The right to make copies of this article for his/her own use, but not for sale.

It is the responsibility of each author to ensure that papers submitted to the journal are written with ethical standards in mind, concerning plagiarism. Please note that all submissions are thoroughly checked for plagiarism. If an attempt at plagiarism is found in a published paper, the authors will be asked to issue a written apology to the authors of the original material. Any paper which shows obvious signs of plagiarism will be automatically rejected and its authors may be banned for duration of 10 years from publishing in Journal. The authors will receive proper notification if such a situation arises.

This paper has not been published in the same form elsewhere.

It will not be submitted anywhere else for publication prior to acceptance/rejection by JCS.


Papers must be submitted on the understanding that they have not been published elsewhere and are not currently under consideration by another journal. The submitting author is responsible for ensuring that the article’s publication has been approved by all the other coauthors. When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author's obligation to notify the publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper. It is also the authors’ responsibility to ensure that the articles emanating from a particular institution are submitted with the approval of the necessary institution. Only an acknowledgment from the editorial office officially establishes the date of receipt. Further correspondence and proofs will be sent to the author(s) before publication unless otherwise indicated. It is a condition of submission of a paper that the authors permit editing of the paper for readability.

JCS is committed to following the Code of Conduct   and   Best Practice Guidelines   of COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) . It is a duty of our editors to follow Cope Guidance for Editors   and our peer-reviewers must follow COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers .

If you have any questions, please contact the relevant editorial office, or The Journal of Cognitive Systems (JCS)' ethics representative: 

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