The IJCCS is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and takes all possible measures against any publication malpractices. By submitting their work to The IJCCS, authors are expected to adhere to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).


Plagiarism includes but is not limited to:

The use of another's words, ideas, or data as if they were the author's own without proper acknowledgment.

The paraphrasing of another's words without proper attribution.

Claiming credit for part or all of constructed works composed by others.


All manuscripts are screened for plagiarism. If a manuscript is suspected of  plagiarism during the review process or after publication, the case shall be referred to the Review Committee. An Editorial Committee meeting shall be convened to assess the case. Authors will be given the opportunity to respond to the allegation with a written appeal. If the accusation of plagiarism is confirmed, the manuscript may be rejected or retracted, and the author(s) will be barred from submitting new articles for a minimum of three years.

Duplicate Publication

Duplicate publication occurs when an author reuses substantial parts of their own published work without providing the appropriate references. This does not include the publication of an academic dissertation / thesis or certain types of "working paper" publications. If a manuscript is suspected of duplicate publication, the process will be the same as that for suspected plagiarism. Confirmed cases will result in the same penalties as plagiarism.


requires that all authors listed have made a significant scientific contribution to the research in the manuscript and that they have approved all its claims. The exact contributions of each co-author should be clearly stated in the manuscript. Authors must provide a description of each member's role in the research, emphasizing collaborative efforts. Conflicts among collaborators must be resolved by the authors before submission.

Data Manipulation

The IJCCS strictly prohibits any violations of data integrity, including data falsification, fabrication, or manipulation. All suspected incidents of scientific misconduct are taken seriously and investigated thoroughly. If scientific misconduct, such as data falsification, fabrication, or manipulation, is discovered after publication, the journal will retract the article, publish a statement of retraction, and notify relevant authorities. Authors found guilty of such misconduct will be prohibited from submitting future manuscripts.

Peer Reviewers

The editor or members of the editorial board are not prevented from submitting their manuscripts to the journal. However, the peer review process, in this case, shall be managed by alternative members of the editorial board, and the editor or members should not involve the peer review process and the final decision-making process.

Use of AI Model

The journal recognizes the growing use of AI models in research and publication processes and requires transparency about their use. Authors must disclose any AI models or algorithms used in the creation of their research, detailing their specific roles and functions. The reliability and ethical implications of using these AI models must be critically assessed and clearly described in the manuscript.

Consequences for Ethical Violations

If ethical standards are breached, consequences will extend beyond the individual paper and may include: 

• Notifications sent to the heads of the institutions involved. 

• Publication of a formal notice of ethical violation. 

• Possible legal action in cases of fraudulent behavior.

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