Author Guidelines

Carefully read the submission guidelines as follows:

A. General Requirements

The minimum standard requirements of Journal of Mandiri IT must be

  1. Written in English.
  2. The length of submitted paper is at least 3 pages and no more than 12 pages. Editors will be evaluated if the papers are needing more pages than 12 pages.
  3. Use of a tool such as Mendeley for reference management and formatting, and choose APA style
  4. Make sure that your paper is prepared using the Journal of Mandiri IT paper template when if it accepted.

B. Structure of The Manuscript

The manuscript must be prepared and suggested present follow the structure:

  1. The title of the manuscript. The title of the paper is maxed 10 words, without Acronym or abbreviation, The title should be informative and be written both briefly and clearly. It has to be accurate and specific describe the contents of the article that will be discussed. The title should contain highlights or the subject of this paper. The main ideas should be written first and followed then by its explanations. The article title does not contain any uncommon abbreviation. The article title should be written within words in English, 16pt-sized font, with the bold selection and title case in the center text format.
  2. How to Write the Name, and the Author’s Affiliation, The author’s name should be written without an academic degree. If the author’s name consists of at least two words, the last name should not be shorted (to avoid miss citation). If there is more than one author, the author’s names should be written separately by a comma (,). If the author’s names are only one word, it should be written as it is. The name of author should be written in 10pt-sized font, with the bold selection and the center text format. 
    Then, should give one line spaces between the author’s name and the author’s affiliation followed by email address with the center text alignment in 9pt-sized font, without the bold selection. The responsible author, the correspondence author, or the corresponding author must be written first and then followed by the second, the third, and so on. The communication regarding the article revision and the final statement will be informed via email to the corresponding author only.
  3. Abstract. The Abstract has a maximum 250 WORDSNo citation; State in the abstract a primary objectiveresearch designmethodologymain outcomes, and results, and the conclusions. The abstract must contains: aims of the paper, methods, result, and conclusion within 100-250 words maximum. Abstract should be written stand-alone, means that no citation in the abstract, not referring to figure/ table / references. Avoid using uncommon abbreviations. You must be accurate, brief, clear and specific. 
    Keywords are the labels of your manuscript and critical to correct indexing and searching. Therefore the keywords should represent the content and highlight of your article. Keyword should be separated by a comma (,) within three to five keywords.
  4. Section structure. Authors are suggested to present their articles in the section structure: Introduction - The Proposed Method/Algorithm  Method - Results and Discussion – Conclusion
    1. IntroductionThe introduction must contain a general background (shortly), a literature review (state of the art) in order to record the existing method/solutions, to show which is the best of previous researches and to show the main limitation of the previous researches. It has be contain with at least 5 literature in order to justify novelty this paper. The introduction should be clearly contain the gap analysis (why this research needs to be done? What is the uniqueness of this paper compared to previous papers?) as the basic of the new research question, statements of the new scientific article and main research problems (novelty).
      Example of novelty statement or the gap analysis statement in the end of Introduction section (after state of the art of previous research survey): “........ (short summary of background)....... A few researchers focused on ....... There have been limited studies concerned on ........ Therefore, this research intends to ................. The objectives of this research are .........”.
    2. Methods/Algorithm  The method is applied to solve problems including procedures, measuring and analytical methods. Methods should make the reader able to reproduce your experiment. Provide enough detail to allow the work to be reproduced. The published method should be indicated by reference: only relevant modifications should be explained. Do not repeat details of existing methods, just refer it from the literature.
    3. Results and DiscussionThis part consists of the research results and how they are discussed. The results obtained from the research have to be supported by sufficient data. The research results and the discovery must be the answers or the research hypothesis stated previously in the introduction part. The discussion should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. Make the discussion corresponding to the results, but do not reiterate the results.
      The following components should be covered in discussion: How do your results relate to the original question or objectives outlined in the Introduction section (what/how)? Do you provide interpretation scientifically for each of your results or findings presented (why)? Are your results consistent with what other investigators have reported (what else)? Or are there any differences?
    4. ConclusionThis is the final part containing conclusions and advices. The conclusions will be the answers of the hypothesis, the research purposes and the research discoveries. The conclusions should not contain only the repetition of the results and discussions. It should be the summary of the research results as the author expects in the research purposes or the hypothesis. The advices contain suggestions associated with further ideas from the research
  5. References. Expect a minimum of 25 references primarily with a minimum of 80% journal articles that have a reputation and are not more than 5 years old. (All the references that used in the article must be listed in this part. In this part, all the used references must be taken from primary sources (scientific journals and the least number is 80% from all the references) that published in the last ten years. Each article should has at least ten references. References should be numbered and the numbering in order of appearance in the text.  All the served data or quotes in the article taken from the other author articles should attach the reference sources. The references should use a reference application management such as Mendeley. The writing format that used in Scientific Journal of informatics, SJI follows the format applied by APA Style  (American Psychological Association).)

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