Authorship, Contributorship & Credit Author Statement

 Authorship and Contributorship

Anyone who made substantial contributions to the conception, formulation, acquisition, analysis, interpretation of data, drafted or revised the work, approved the final manuscript, and willingness to take responsibility should be considered as the authorship.
It recommended that the authorship defines based on the following criteria:
  1. Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the paper; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the paper;
  2. The important role for drafting the paper;
  3. Revising the paper critically for important intellectual content;
  4. Final approval for publishing the paper;
  5. Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.
For more information, you can see the COPE documents.
Credit Author Statement

The credit author statement form will enable the authors to provide submission information, allowing for detailed information about individual contributions to the paper. This form should be completed by the corresponding author and all of the authors signature it. The corresponding author is the one the authors who take primary responsibility for communication with the journal during the paper submission, peer review, and publication process. It is expected that all authors will have reviewed, discussed, and agreed to their individual contributions as shared by the corresponding author. The contribution of the authors will be published with the final paper and should accurately reflect the contributions of each author to the paper.
Credit Classification

The authors only can select the following options for their contributions:
  1. Idea & Conceptualization
  2. Research & Investigation
  3. Data Curation
  4. Analysis
  5. Funding Acquisition
  6. Methodology
  7. Project Administration
  8. Software and Simulation
  9. Supervision
  10. Verification
  11. Original Draft Preparation
  12. Revise & Editing
It should be noted that a classification can be used by several authors.

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