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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in PDF document file format.
  • Where available at Crossref - -, DOIs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is in double-column IEEE format; and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • The submission includes relevant article citations from recent issues of Infocommunications Journal (see: ).

Author Guidelines

Format of the manuscripts

Original manuscripts and final versions of papers should be submitted in IEEE format according to the formatting instructions available on
Then in the template selector choose: "IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials"

Length of the manuscripts

Papers should be 6-8 pages long, using the aforementioned format. Wherever appropriate, include 1-2 figures or tables per journal page. Overlength papers can be accepted, but publisher overlength charge applies.

Paper structure

Papers should follow the standard structure, consisting of an Introduction (the part of paper numbered by "1"), and Conclusion (the last numbered part), and several Sections in between. The Introduction should introduce the topic, tell why the subject of the paper is important, summarize the state of the art with references to existing works, and underline the main innovative results of the paper. The Introduction should conclude by outlining the structure of the paper.

Accompanying parts

Papers should be accompanied by an Abstract and a few index terms (keywords). For the final version of accepted papers, please send the short CVs and photos of the authors as well.


In the title of the paper, the authors are listed in the order given in the submitted manuscript. Their full affiliations and e-mail addresses will be given in a footnote on the first page, as shown in the template. No degrees or other titles of the authors are given. Memberships of IEEE, HTE, and other professional societies will be indicated, so please supply this information.

When submitting the manuscript, one of the authors should be indicated as the corresponding author, providing his/her postal address, fax number, and telephone number for eventual correspondence and communication with the Editorial Board.


References should be listed at the end of the paper in the IEEE format, see below:

       a.    Last name of author or authors and first name or initials, or name of the organization
       b.    Title of the article in quotation marks
       c.    Title of the periodical in full and set in italics
       d.    Volume, number, and, if available, part
       e.    First and last pages of the article
       f.     Date of issue
       g.    Document Object Identifier (DOI)

[11] Boggs, S. A. and Fujimoto, N., "Techniques and instrumentation for measurement of transients in gas-insulated switchgear," IEEE Transactions on Electrical Installation, vol. ET-19, no. 2, pp. 87–92, Apr. 1984. DOI: 10.1109/TEI. 1984.298778

Format of a book reference:
[26] Peck, R. B., Hanson, W. E., and Thornburn, T. H., Foundation Engineering, 2d ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1972, pp. 230–292.

All references should be referred by the corresponding numbers in the text.


Figures should be black-and-white, clear, and drawn by the authors. Do not use figures or pictures downloaded from the Internet. Figures and pictures should also be submitted as separate files. Captions are obligatory. Within the text, references should be made by figure numbers, e.g. "see Fig. 2." When using figures from other printed materials, exact references and notes on copyright should be included. Obtaining copyright is the responsibility of the authors.


Contact address

Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically via the Infocommunications Journal OJS system.

If you have any questions about the journal or the submission process, please do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail:

Pál Varga – Editor-in-Chief:
József Bíró – Associate Editor-in-Chief:
László Bacsárdi – Associate Editor-in-Chief:



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