Ethics & Policies

Ethical Guidelines:

"Advances in the Theory of Nonlinear Analysis and its Applications" is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in research and publication. Authors, reviewers, and editors are expected to adhere to the following ethical guidelines:

Authors' Responsibilities:

  1. Originality and Plagiarism: Submit original work that has not been published elsewhere. Properly cite and reference all sources, and avoid any form of plagiarism, including self-plagiarism.

  2. Authorship: Ensure that all individuals who have made significant contributions to the research are listed as authors. Those who have not contributed significantly should be acknowledged appropriately.

  3. Data and Results: Present accurate and valid research data. Manipulating data, images, or results to deceive or mislead is unethical.

  4. Conflict of Interest: Disclose any financial or non-financial conflicts of interest that could influence the research or its interpretation.

  5. Ethical Approval: If applicable, provide evidence of ethical approval for studies involving human subjects or animals.

  6. Corrections and Retractions: Promptly inform the editorial board of any errors or inaccuracies in your published article. If needed, cooperate with corrections or retractions as required.

Reviewers' Responsibilities:

  1. Confidentiality: Maintain the confidentiality of manuscripts under review. Do not share or discuss the content with anyone except the editorial team.

  2. Objectivity: Provide unbiased, constructive, and well-reasoned feedback. Declare any conflicts of interest that could affect your review.

  3. Timeliness: Complete reviews within the stipulated timeframe. If unable to meet the deadline, inform the editorial team promptly.

Editors' Responsibilities:

  1. Fair Review: Ensure a fair, unbiased, and timely peer-review process for all submitted manuscripts.

  2. Confidentiality: Safeguard the confidentiality of all submitted manuscripts and reviewer identities.

  3. Conflict of Interest: Disclose any potential conflicts of interest and handle submissions impartially.

  4. Correction and Retraction: Address any concerns about ethical misconduct, errors, or inaccuracies promptly. Initiate corrections or retractions as necessary.

Publication Policies:

  1. Open Access: "Advances in the Theory of Nonlinear Analysis and its Applications" follows an open-access publishing model, ensuring wider accessibility to published research.

  2. Copyright: Authors retain copyright of their work, granting the journal a license to publish.

  3. License: Published articles are typically licensed under Creative Commons licenses to facilitate dissemination and reuse.

  4. Archiving: The journal follows archiving policies to ensure the preservation of published content.

Statement on Research Misconduct:

"Advances in the Theory of Nonlinear Analysis and its Applications" takes research misconduct seriously. Any form of plagiarism, data fabrication, falsification, unethical authorship practices, or other breaches of research integrity will result in appropriate actions, which may include rejection of manuscripts, retraction of published articles, and communication with relevant institutions.