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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. By submitting a text, you are thereby declaring it to be an original scientific article.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it considered for publication by another journal.
  • The submission file is in doc or docx document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • The submission file for review does not contain data about the Author in accordance with the principle of double-blind review described in the instructions included in the requirements for the Author "Ensuring a double-blind review".
  • The submission file does not exceed 35,000 characters including metadata such as abstract, keywords, references list.
  • The Author agrees to make the full electronic version of the article available in the Internet.
  • The Author agrees to index their article in databases at home and abroad, including abstracts and keywords as well as Author's affiliation. The Author agrees to pass on the information mentioned above to the owners of these databases.
  • The submission file contains funding and conflict of interest information between the body of the article and the References List.
  • The submission is original, that it does not include any borrowings from another text that may result in the Editor’s liability, that it does not infringe any rights of third parties, and that the Author’s copyright to this publication is not limited. The Author will bear any costs and liabilities that may result from the possible untruthfulness of this declaration.
  • The Author discloses the contribution of individual authors to the creation of the publication, and that he/she bears responsibility for the provision of all the data related to the preparation of the material sent by the Author. Thus, the Author of the manuscript declares that his/her work does not include any elements of ghostwriting and guest authorship, such as failure to reveal the names of the authors who contributed to/participated in the creation of the publication (ghostwriting), or ascribing the authorship to the person who has not contributed to the creation of the publication (guest authorship).

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