Publication Ethics

The ESTIMASI Journal is a scientific journal that is published twice a year and focuses on the publication of articles in the fields of Statistics Theory, Modeling, Computing Statistics, and Statistics Applications. It is available online as an open-access source or in printed form.

Duties of Editors

The editor of a peer-reviewed journal is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editor may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. In the process of journal review and the decision of publication (articles), the editor team does not discriminate against any races, sexes, religions ethnic, citizenship, or ideology of the political writers. The editor may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

The editor shall select reviewers who have suitable expertise in the relevant field and shall follow best practices in avoiding the selection of fraudulent peer reviewers. The editor shall review all disclosures of potential conflicts of interest and suggestions for self-citation made by reviewers in order to determine whether there is any potential for bias.

Duties of Reviewers

Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Duties of Authors

Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.