|Chapter 1 General
|Article 1 (Objectives)
This rule is aimed to make a contribution to academic development
by stipulating all JEET editorial and research-related principles
and standards provided that the Korean Institute of Electrical Engineers
published Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology(hereafter
referred to as ¡®the JEET¡¯)-related research does not disruptthe international
guidelines for publication ethics (human dignity, worth and humiliation;public
interests and ethics) as well as the KIEE General Research Ethics
|Article 2 (Subject and
This rule shall be applied to all people who contribute a paper to
the JEET and get financial support (labor cost) through the JEET.
However, this scope is limited for publishing the JEET under 1) the
COPE(Committee on Publication Ethics:http://publicationethics.org/)
Code basically and 2) the KIEE General Research Ethics Code strictly.
When the JEET Publication Code may conflict with the KIEE General
Research Ethics Code or the COPE(Committee on Publication Ethics)
Code, the KIEE General Research Ethics Code has the first priority
and the COPE code has the second priority.
|Article 3 (Researchers¡¯
¨ç Authors shall NOT steal ideas of others, in whole or in part by
using them directly or modifying them superficially.
¨è Authors shall reveal the source of the ideas in the form of footnotes
or references. Besides, the authors shall NOT use ideas learned from
research proposals and manuscripts for paper review in their own research.
¨é Authors shall NOT copy, modify or manipulate in part or in whole
the materials by someone else such as the texts, equations, figures,
tables, photos without mentioning the original authors of the materials.
¨ê Authors shall NOT contribute the papers they have already published
without mentioning their existence and try to publish them as new
¨ë If there is a possibility of unfair practice in accordance with
Paragraphs 1 through 4 of this article, it shall be inquired to the
KIEE-JEET publication office by fax, e-mail or other reasonable means.
¨ì If unfair practice in accordance with Paragraphs 1 through 4 of
this article is found suspicious, a member of the KIEE shall report
it to the JEET Editorial Boarding in a reasonable manner.
|Article 4 (Allocation
¨ç The authors published on the paper shall fully understand the detail
with responsibility. Those who haven¡¯t made any contribution to the
publication shall NOT have the author¡¯s right.
¨è Co-researchers(co-authors) and those who have involved in publications
both directly and indirectly shall be properly compensated in accordance
with the method mentioned in the paper.
|Article 5 (Guidelines
of Other Organizations)
¨ç Researchers(Authors) should be very aware of legal restrictions
on their research activities.
¨è The JEET may request researchers to follow the research guidelines
proposed by a client or arelated organization(COPE or KIEE Research
General Ethics Committee) in addition to the Code of Ethics for Publication
|Chapter 2 Organization and
Operation of Publication Ethics Editorial Committee
|Article 6 (Organization)
¨ç To review the matters associated with research ethics and also to
report publication ethics review results to KIEE Research General
Ethics Committee, the JEET shall have the Publication Ethics Editorial
Committee (hereinafter ¡®the Committee¡¯) temporary under its control.
¨è The members of the Committee shall be composed of less than 10
¨é The chairman shall be appointed by the Editor-in-Chief of JEET,
JEET Society Editors, JEET editorial director, ex officio members
of the committee and the remaining members shall be appointed by the
Chairman.Thesecretary of the Committee shall be appointed by the chairman.
¨ê The terms of the Committee members is temporary and limited for
the unfair act publication and submission.
¨ë If thepublication ethics review time is necessary and strict, the
JEET editorial board can handle the publication ethics review instead
of the Publication Ethics Editorial Committee.
|Article 7 (Operation
of the Committee)
¨ç The Committee shall be convened by Chairman within four weeks after
receipt of the research misconduct.
¨è The Committee shall be validly constituted when attended by the
majority of its members, and the agenda shall be resolved by the majority
of the members present. If the for-against votes are tied, a decision
shall be made by the chairman. However, the chairman¡¯s presence shall
be valid as attendance in constitution of the Committee, but has no
¨é The members who have engaged in a research project which is under
the review of the Committee shall NOT be qualified for the review
associated with the project.
¨ê The Committee shall give the members to be reviewed enough chance
to express their opinion.
¨ë The Committee members shall keep the matters associated with the
¨ì The Committee meeting-related records including minutes shall NOT
be disclosed in principle.
¨í The results of the decision shall be reported to the KIEE General
Research Ethics Committee as soon as possible.
Article 8 (Functions
of the Committee)
The Committee shall review the followings:
- Matters associated with the code of ethics proposed regarding
the JEET related documents such as a paper, proposal and report
- Matters associated with the code of ethics and education regarding
research & technology development for the JEET publication
- Matters accused with good faith regarding the honesty of the
JEET publicationrelated researches
- Investigation on unfair act in the JEET related researches
- Matters on the code of ethics submitted for discussion by senior
researcher or research manager regarding the JEET related researches
- Other matters associated with the code of ethics for research
submitted by the chairman for discussion
Article 9 (Handling
of Unfair Practice)
¨ç If an unfair act is reported during the JEET related publication,
the Committee shall properly investigate and handle the casefundamentallybased
on the COPE flowchart and KIEE General Ethics Code.
¨è The investigation on the unfair practice shall be kept confidential
without causing any harm to the JEET or client.
¨é Those who have been on suspicion of the unfair practice shall
have a right to reject the result of the investigation conducted
by the Committee. The Committee shall properly guarantee this right.
¨ê The Committee shall make out the entire review process in documents
and keep them at the JEET for five (5) years after getting signature
on the letter of decision from all review committee members.
¨ë If necessary, the Committee shall summon a person who is on suspicion
on the unfair practice and give him/her a chance to defend himself/herself.
¨ì If the unfair practice is confirmed according to the result of
the investigation, it could be officially announced, and the following
corrective actions could be taken. A decision on this action shall
be made by the resolution of the KIEE General Ethics Committee and
Board of the Directors:
¨í If it is confirmed that there has been no unfair practice according
to the investigation, the Committee shall take a proper action to
help the accused or a person who has been on suspicion restore their
- Send the author anunethical practice official warning letter
from the KIEE General Research Ethics Committee.
- Cancel publication of the related paper
- Prohibit the author from submitting papers for the next three
- Notify the unfair act to the institution in which the author
- Accuse the author to law enforcement agencies.
|Article 10 (Amendment
of the Ethics Codefor JEET Authors and Publication)
The Ethics Codefor JEET Publication shall be amended in accordance
with the revision procedure of the JEET editorial board. If the Ethics
Code for JEET Publication is revised, it shall be regarded that the
editorial board members who have vowed to observe the current rules
have also agreed to follow the new rules.
|1. This rule shall become effective on May 1, 2013.