Instructions for Authors
General Guidelines for Manuscript
1. Content and publication type
Journal of the Korean Data & Information Science Society accepts original research articles,
short communications, reviews, case studies, and other invited papers in statistics,
mathematics, and other related fields where relevant data analysis techniques are applied.
2. Qualification as authors
The first author and corresponding author should be a member of the Korean Data and
Information Science Society. If they are not members, they should apply for membership
on the homepage of the Society homepage (http://www.kdiss.or.kr/mem guide.html) before
3. Research and publication ethics
Duplicate Publication: The papers already published to other scientific journals are not
considered for publication. The published paper to this journal should not be submitted to
other scientific journals.
Authorship: Authors who meet all of the following conditions can be listed: 1) substantial
contributions to acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data; 2) drafting the
article or revising it critically for important intellectual content; and 3) final approval of the
version to be published.
Conflict-of-interest Statement: If there are any conflicts of interest related to individual
author’s commitments or project supports, it should be clarified and described in the
Informed Consent: The manuscript related to the human subjects or sample drawn
from humans should receive the informed consent according to the rule of Institutional
Review Board of the authors’ institute. If manuscripts include clinical trials, the clinical
trials registration number should be obtained after the registration to the WHO accredited
registration centers such as CRIS (http://cris.cdc.go.kr/).
Statement of Human and Animal Rights: Authors should keep the ethical standard
of Institutional Review Board of the authors’ institute and the Helsinki Declaration in 1975
(revised in 2008). In case of animal experiment, authors should keep the institutional or
national guideline for the care and the use of laboratory animals.
For the policies on the research and publication ethics not stated in these instructions,
“Guidelines on good publication (http://www.publicationethics.org.uk/guidelines)” can be
applied. If there are any ethical issues from the manuscripts, they should be first reviewed
by Editorial Board and the recommendations should be processed by the Society. If anyone
does not agree or accept the decision by the Society in the process of ethical issues, the
case may be referred to the Editor (email@example.com) or appropriate Committee of the
4. Submission of manuscript
Manuscripts should be sent to the following address with copyright transfer agreement
and author’s checklist via email only. Copyright transfer agreement should be signed by all
co-authors. Files for accompanying letters can be downloaded from the homepage of the
The address for submission
Dr. Cheolyong Park
Department of Statistics, Keimyung University,
1095 DalGuBeolDaeRo, DalSeo Gu, Daegu 704-701, Korea.
Tel: +82-53-580-5178 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
5. Publication interval and receipt of manuscript
The Journal is published bimonthly on January 31, March 31, May 31, July 31, September
30, and November 30. Manuscript can be received at any time. The manuscript that does
not follow the Instruction to Authors may be rejected before review. Certificate of receipt of
manuscript is issued to the corresponding author via email.
6. Peer review
Every manuscript received is circulated to three peer reviewers. The review process can be
repeated three times if revision is requested by reviewers. If two reviewers do not agree to
accept the manuscript, it may not be considered for publication. If the review process is not
completed after three revisions and if two reviewers agree to accept the manuscript, it may
be reviewed by a new reviewer. Usually the first review process ends within one month.
Manuscript editing: The finally accepted manuscript is reviewed by manuscript editor
and the members of Manuscript Committee for the consistency of the format and the
completeness of references. The manuscript may be revised according to the opinion of the
manuscript editor and the members of the Committee.
7. Fee for page charge
If the manuscript is accepted for publication, publication processing fee of Korean Won
140,000 (220,000 for the supported) should be paid by the corresponding author before
printing. If the manuscript is over 10 pages, an additional charge of Korean Won 10,000
should be paid for each page over 10. If the manuscript is not prepared in Tex format, an
additional charge may be imposed.
The bank account of payment
Bank account number: 652-01-025920
Name of Bank: Shinhan Bank
Account Owner: The Korean Data and Information Science Society
The copyright and the transfer right of the digital content of the published paper and
journal is owned by the Korean Data and Information Science Society.
Guidelines for writing manuscripts
Guidelines for writing manuscripts not stated in these instructions can be found on the
homepage of the Journal (http://www.kdiss.or.kr/paper point.html).
1. Preparing manuscripts
Manuscript should be prepared in A4 paper with Tex or HWP format. Since the Journal
is published in Tex format, Tex is preferred. If manuscripts are not prepared in Tex format,
an additional service charge may be imposed. Manuscripts should use the style files on the
homepage of the Journal (http://www.kdiss.or.kr/paper point.html). The language of the
text can be not only Korean but also English.Journal (http://www.kdiss.or.kr).
2. List of content
The list of content is as followings: Title page, main text, Appendix, and References. If the
text is written in Korean, English title page should follow References.
3. Title page
Title page in Korean or English consists of the title, each author’s name and affiliation,
abstract and keywords. In the lower area of title page, each author’s position, affiliation,
and address should be described and the e-mail address of the corresponding author should
also be described. The first author will be regarded as the corresponding author unless the
corresponding author is clearly specified. Abstract may contain approximately 500 Korean
letters or 150 English words. Keywords should contain at least 3 key words or phrases and
they should be sorted in alphabetical order.
4. Format of photo files
Photo files should be submitted in EPS or WMF format. Other formats such as JPEG or
BMP could be used but are not recommended.
5. Tables and figures
The titles, legends and contents of tables and figures in the main text should be written
All the references should be written in English and be sorted in alphabetical order. The full
name of each journal should be given in the references. If some references are not published
or not easily accessible, they should be submitted with the manuscript. Some examples of
the references are as follows:
Eubank, R. L. and Spiegelman, C. H. (1990). Testing the goodness of fit of a linear model via
nonparametric regression techniques. Journal of the American Statistical Associations, 85, 387-
Hasselblad, V., Stead, A. G. and Galke, W. (1980). Analysis of coarsely grouped data from the
lognormal distribution. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 75, 771-778.
Kim, D. (2000). Likelihood inference for lattice spatial processes, Ph. D. Thesis, University of Minnesota,
Lehmann, E. L. (1986). Testing statistical hypothesis, 2nd Ed., John Wiley & Sons, New York.