Submitted papers are expected to be original contributions and should not be under consideration for any other publication at the same time. ToSEE publishes original scientific papers, preliminary communications, and review articles, with a length limit of 30.000 characters (15 pages).

All submitted manuscripts are initially subject to evaluation by the Editorial-in-Chief. If they find the paper suitable, it will be sent for peer review by two independent and anonymous expert referees. The Editors-in-Chief makes the final decision on the publication of the article.

Conference proceedings editors of ToSEE uphold the highest standards of publication ethics and take all possible measures against any publication malpractices. Editors shall take reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including but not limited to plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others. In no case shall such misconduct be encouraged, nor knowingly permitted. Should the editors become aware of allegations of scientific misconduct in connection with a paper published in the Proceedings, the editors must follow the COPE guidelines in dealing with the allegations. Editors will adopt procedures to detect plagiarism in reported items and take appropriate action (according to COPE:

All referees and editors in the peer review process follow the highest professional and academic standards. For the ToSEE 2023 conference referees work on a voluntary basis.

The peer review process is an independent quality control procedure for papers submitted to the conference. Since it is so difficult for authors to be objective about their own writing, they benefit greatly from having someone else read and comment upon their work. Peer review is vital for enhancing the quality, credibility and acceptability of published research and papers. The reviewers should observe carefully the following criteria: expertise, confidentiality, conflict of interest, intellectual merit, full explanation, plagiarism and copyright, responsiveness.