Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must fit into the focus and scope of Panopticon and follow the author guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must address scientific merits and novelties.

Author(s) must present their manuscripts with academic integrity without fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, or inappropriate data manipulation. Authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking (please use Turnitin or iThenticate to check the similarity). All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism. Editors will also check the similarity of manuscripts in this journal by using Turnitin software.

Submitted manuscripts are evaluated by two expert reviewers (double blind peer review) for their contribution, originality, relevance, and presentation. The reviewers provide scientific valuable comments for improving the contents of the manuscripts. Editor(s) also check the plagiarism detection of manuscripts in this journal by using Turnitin software. 

The final decision of articles acceptance will be made by editor(s) according to reviewers' comments, and editor(s) shall inform the author(s) about the results as soon as possible (approximately in 8 weeks). The editor(s)' decision is final and no correspondence can be entered into concerning manuscripts considered unsuitable for publication in this journal. All correspondence, including notification of the editors’ decision and requests for revisions, will be sent by email.

Publication of accepted articles including the sequence of published articles will be made by Editor in Chief.