XII Conference 2020 GUIDELINES FOR PAPERS PUBLICATION

GUIDELINES FOR PAPERS PUBLICATION

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Notes to authors

1. The full text of the papers should not be longer than 8 pages, including figures and tables.

2. Electronic copy send by e-mail should be submitted to

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3. All papers sent before the deadline and fulfilling the scientific field and editorial guidelines requirements will be published after being positive reviewed by the international committee.

4. The full text of the editorial guidelines is published on http://fman.tu-sofia.bg

5. Presentation and discussion of a paper is 15 minutes. Paper might be presented mandatory on site or on line.

6. Working languages: English, Russian and Bulgarian.

7. One copy of conference proceeding will be provided for each presented paper.

 

8. Selected expanded papers in English will be published in an e-Library with citation index.

Guidelines for PAPERS PUBLICATION

Dear Conference participants, please prepare your papers for publication in accordance with the following Guidelines. The papers must be submitted in a format ready for printing.

General. The papers for the Conferencе should be written in one of the official languages (Bulgarian, Russian or English). The text of the article should be prepared in A4 format. Page margins should be the following: left, right, top – 20 mm, bottom – 20 mm. The size of the paper should be up to 8 pages including the diagrams, photos, tables etc. The pages should not be numbered. Font of the paper should be Times New Roman, Font style- Regular, Size 14 pt and the line spaceSingle.The reports should be sent as attachments on e-mail address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . File extension .doc.

Structure of the Paper. A paper should include the following parts: heading, the authors’ names and surnames, the name and address of the institution they work for, country, e-mail address, abstract only in English, keywords only in English, introduction (the object and goal of research, the methods applied, the review of literature and its analysis, etc.), the main text, conclusions, list of references.

The layout

1. The title and the names and surnames of the author or co-authors of the paper. The title should be typed on the first page of the paper in the language in which the paper is typed. It should be printed in capital letters of 14 pt Bold type and centred. The names and surnames of the authors or co-authors follow in the language in which the paper is typed after the title. They should be printed in small letters of 14 pt Bold type and centred. Below the author’s surname, the name of the institution (represented by the author or co-authors), the country, the author’s e-mail should be printed in 12 pt Italic, centred. The information for each new author has to be typed on a new line. There should be Single Space between the title and the author’s name. If the text of the paper is in Bulgarian or in Russian, the title and the names and surnames of the author or co-authors should be typed in English after the section with the information about the author or co-authors written in the language of the paper. If the text of the paper is in English, the title and the information about the author do not have to be typed in Bulgarian.

2. Abstract and keywords only in English should be printed in Times New Roman, 14 pt type and should be written after the institution, the country and e-mail address separated with Double Space. They should be in Special: none. The words Abstract and Keywords are printed in Bold. The size of the abstract should be not more than 800 typographic signs. There not should be a blank line between the abstract and keywords. The keywords should include 6-10 items separated by a comma. The word Abstract should end with “.” and the word Keywords with “:”

4. Introduction text, main text and conclusions text could be written in one of the following languages – Bulgarian, English and Russian and should be printed in Times New Roman 14 pt. The text alignment is - Justified. The last page of the paper should be no less than 70% full.

5. Formulas and other symbols should be written in Equation Editor 3 Italic 12 pt, the indexes in 12 pt, sub-indexes in 10 pt. Matrices should be written in square brackets, vectors in Bold-Regular 12 pt. All the numerals, including index numbers, should be presented in Regular type. Formulas should be centred. They should be numbered in Arabic numerals in round brackets and aligned right. Between the formula and the text there should be in Double Space.

6. Figures and tables should be put in the place where they are mentioned, and they should be centred. They should be numbered consecutively and with title. The numbers and inscriptions of figures are shown below them in Center, Times New Roman 12 pt. The numbers of the tables and inscriptions should be over them in Right, Times New Roman 12 pt. Inscriptions should be written in 12 pt of Regular type. Figures and tables should be separated from the text by Double Space.

7. The headings of the introduction, chapters, sub-chapters and conclusion should be printed in 14 pt Bold type and in Special: none. The introduction, headings of chapters and conclusions should be numbered with an Arabic numeral and the sub-chapters with two numerals and should be separated by a dot. The titles of chapters and sub-chapters should be separated from the upper text by Double Space.

8. References should follow the Harvard referencing style, which means that primary references in the text should be in the format (Nugus 1999) and should then be listed. The list of references should be given after the conclusions. The word References should be spelled in small letters of 14 pt Bold type on the left side and the list of references in 12 pt. For example:

Brooks, I. and Weatherston, J. (1992) The Business Environment: Challenges and Changes, Prentice Hall, London .

Doherty, Noel and Delener, Nejdet. (2001) “Chaos Theory: Marketing and Management Implications”, Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice. Fall, Vol 9, No. 4, pp 66-75.

Goldberg, J. and Markoczy, L. (1998) “Complex Rhetoric and Simple Games”, [online], Cranfield University, www.Cranfield.ac.za/public/cc/cc047/papers/complex/html (accessed on dd/mm/yy).

McElwee, M. (1998) “Chaos Theory and Complexity as Fountainheads for Design of an Organization Theory Building Workshop”, Paper read at XIVth World Congress of the International Sociological Association, Montreal, Canada, July.

Further information on the Harvard referencing style can be found at:

http://www.ex.ac.uk/dll/studyskills/harvard_referencing.htm

 

Note: Papers that do not follow the present Guidelines will not be included in the Conference Proceedings.