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Author Guidelines

Submission: Manuscripts [in Word (.doc, .docx, .rtf)] should be submitted by one of the authors of the manuscript through the online submission system at after registeration of corresponding author. If for some technical reason on-line submission is not possible, then write an email describing the problem along with your phone no. at

Terms of Submission: Each submission to The Nucleus implies that the manuscript presents the results of original scientific research and has not been published nor has been submitted for publication elsewhere. The article is written in clear and Standard English. The reported research meets all applicable ethical standards and research integrity. The submitted manuscripts is screened for plagiarism during the editorial process, Units of Measurement should be presented simply and concisely using System International (SI) units.

Article structure

Subdivision - numbered sections: The article should be divided into clearly defined and numbered sections. Subsections should be numbered 1.1 (then 1.1.1, 1.1.2, ...), 1.2, etc. (the abstract is not included in section numbering). Any subsection may be given a brief heading. Each heading should appear on its own separate line. Title should be concise and informative. Avoid abbreviations and formulae where possible.

Author names and affiliations: Provide complete name of all the authors, their affiliation, complete postal addresses, contact numbers and e-mail addresses. Present the authors' affiliation addresses below the names. Indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript letter immediately after the author's name. Clearly indicate the corresponding author by superscript*. Further when manuscript is under review process, as per policy of the journal, author cannot be addeded, deleted and sequence of author can't be altered.

Keywords: Provide a maximum of 6 keywords, These keywords will be used for indexing purposes.
Introduction section: states the objectives of the work and provides an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.

Experimental section: should contain sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced. Methods already published should be indicated by a reference, only relevant modifications should be described.

Theory/calculation section: should extend, not repeat, the background to the article already dealt with in the Introduction and lay the foundation for further work. In contrast, a Calculation section represents a practical development from a theoretical basis.

Results and Discussion: should provide the significance of the results of the work. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature.

Conclusions: of the study should be presented in a short Conclusions section.

Acknowledgments: (if any) should be included at the very end of the paper before the references and may include supporting grants, presentations, and so forth.

References: must be numbered consecutively and citations of references in text should be identified using numbers in square brackets (e.g., as discussed by Smith [9]; as discussed elsewhere [9, 10]). Reference to a publication:
[1] A.A. Author of article, "Title of article (Sentence case) ", Title of Journal (abbreviated), vol. #, issue no. pp. page number/s, year.
[2] J.R. Beveridge and E.M. Riseman, "How easy is matching 2D line models using local search?", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 19, pp. 564-579, June 1997.
[3] A. Author and B. Author of Paper, "Title of paper", Title of Published Proceedings: Proceedings of the Title of Conference: Subtitle of conference, month, date, year, location, A. Editor and B. Editor, eds. Place of publication: Publisher, year. pp. inclusive page numbers.
[4] L. Liu and H. Miao, "A specification based approach to testing polymorphic attributes", Formal Methods and Software Engineering: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Formal Engineering Methods, ICFEM 2004, Seattle, WA, USA, November 8-12, 2004, J. Davies, W. Schulte, M. Barnett, Eds. Berlin: Springer, 2004. pp. 306-19.
[5] A. Author and B. Author of Paper, "Title of paper", Proceedings of the Title of Conference: Subtitle of conference, month, date, year, location. Place of publication: Publisher, year. Available: Database name (if appropriate), Internet address. [Accessed: date of access].
[6] J. Lach, "SBFS: Steganography based file system", Proceedings of the 2008 1st International Conference on Information Technology, IT 2008, 19-21 May 2008, Gdansk, Poland. Available: IEEE Xplore, [Accessed: 10 Sept. 2010].
[7] A.A. Author, Title of the Book: Subtitle, Edition(if not the first), vol. (if a multivolume work). Place of publication: Publisher, year, page number(s) (if appropriate).

Figures and Tables: Include all figures and tables in the word file of the manuscript. Figures and tables should not be submitted in separate files. If the article is accepted, authors may be asked to provide the source files of the figures. All figures should be cited in the paper in a consecutive order. In all figures, remove all unnecssary boxes, lines, marks. The resolution of all the figures must be at least 300 dpi. Tables should be cited consecutively in the text. Every table must have a descriptive title and if numerical measurements are given, the units should be included in the column heading. Vertical rules should not be used.


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.

  1. The submitted manuscript has not been published previously, nor it is under consideration in any other journal (an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. Submission is in Open Office, Microsoft Word, RTF, or Word Perfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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