Change of Authorship

Change of Authorship

After the manuscript is submitted, the corresponding author is required to send a request through the signed Change of Authorship form to add or remove an author or to rearrange the author names of the submitted manuscript.
 Please bear in mind that:
  • Adding a new author to manuscript is possible before acceptance and publication.
  • Removing an author of manuscript is possible before acceptance and publication.
  • Adding a new author to manuscript is impossible after acceptance and publication.
  • Removing an author of manuscript is impossible after acceptance and publication.
All of the above should be requested from the corresponding author and all authors must signature it.

 
Deceased Authors

For cases in which an author or co-author dies during the writing, submission, or peer-review process, and the co-authors feel it is appropriate to include the author, co-authors should obtain approval from a (legal) representative which could be a direct relative. The policies of IJEEE in the case of deceased authors are as follows:
Before acceptance of the manuscripts: 
1.    The name of the deceased author can be removed from the manuscript according to the agreement of all of the authors. This decision is depended on the contribution of the deceased author and the final decision needs the approval of the editor of IJEEE. The editor decides based on the role of the deceased author in the form of the credit author statement. 
2.    The name of the deceased author cannot be added to the manuscript after his death. 
3.    If the deceased author is the corresponding of the submitted manuscript, it is necessary to change the corresponding author. The new corresponding author must be selected with the consent of all authors.
After acceptance of the manuscripts: 
4.    Removing the name of the deceased author is not possible after acceptance.
5.    Adding the name of the deceased author is not possible after acceptance.
6.    The authors can change the corresponding author after acceptance. The new corresponding author must be selected with the consent of all authors.
It should be noted that the name of the deceased author should be mentioned in the footnote of the paper.

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