Accepted papers written in English will be published in two month after conference as a special issue of the MATEC Web of Conferences journal (eISSN: 2261-236X/ publisher: EDP Sciences) and indexed in the following high-quality indexes: Web of Science (Conference Proceedings Citation Index), Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), Materials Science & Engineering Database (ProQuest), IET INSPEC, etc.
The average time for inclusion of articles in the Web of Science (Conference Proceedings Citation Index) is 12 months and above and does not depend on the organizing committee of the conference or the publisher and cannot influence the indexing.
ISTSML 2021 uses EDP Sciences one column format for the proceedings. Therefore, for preparing your submission please STRICTLY FOLLOW the MATEC Web of Conferences Editorial Guidelines and Microsoft Word guidelines. References should use the APA style (7th edition) as shown in the ‘Style Points: Journal Article References, Book/Ebook References, Government report / Law, Conference Proceeding .
The quality of the digital images should have an original high-resolution, at least 300 dpi for figures that will be printed, and at least 150 dpi for an online only publication.
All accepted complete papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN with given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
Papers which are prepared for publishing should be original research manuscripts, never published before and not under consideration for publication in any other conference proceeding (journal etc.).
All papers are supposed to present novel research results of international interest. Papers need to be related to the main topic of the conference and conference topic fields.
Articles are published in English only. The article should be written in a language understandable to a specialist in the relevant field. Compliance with English translation requirements is done by native speakers and professional translators.
All papers are reviewed by a native speaker. All papers are thoroughly checked for plagiarism. Acceptable minimum of originality is 90%. All papers should be not less than 6 pages (recommended 8-12 pages). At least one author of each article should attend to the conference. A maximum of two articles per author is accepted. The conference language and the paper language is English. Make sure that all text elements, formulas, tables, signs and inscriptions in figures are in English. The Greek alphabet is valid only in formulas. All references mentioned in the Reference List are cited in the text, and vice versa. References can only be linked via Crossref if they are correct and complete. The manuscript must be in DOC (or DOCX) file. The manuscript should follow the IMRAD format
References to the sources used should be in the order of mentioning in the text in the format , [2-6], [3, 5, 7]. You should not give links to unpublished articles.