Submission and Publication

Paper Submission Information

MUST READ: A person who submits a paper to THE JOURNAL OF KOREAN INSTITUTE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION SCIENCES (hereinafter referred to as "J-KICS"), published by The Korean Institute of Communications and Information Sciences (hereinafter referred to as "KICS") should take a careful note of the following:

  • KICS Publication and Manuscript Ethics Bylaws : Download
  • Submission and Publication Information : Download

Use the ' Paper Submission and Editing System ' to proceed with paper submission in accordance with the procedure and instructions provided by the system.

Fill out ' Submission Application ' and ' Publication Request and Agreement to Copyright Transfer ' to submit your completed paper by email ( journal@kics.or.kr )

  • Submission Application Form : Download
  • Publication Request and Agreement to Copyright Transfer : Download

Guide to Corrected Paper Submission

Log in to ' Paper Submission and Editing System ' and click on the Received No. for the paper to be submitted to check the paper title and author information.

Follow the procedure and instructions provided by the System to submit the corrected paper. (*Note: a corrected paper shall not include any information on the author, and any included information on the author may bring disadvantages) 'Response to Correction Request' shall be created as a separate file and uploaded to "Attached Files" in the System.

Guide to Final Paper Submission

Log in to ' Paper Submission and Editing System ' and click on the Received No. for the paper to be submitted to check the paper title and author information.
In case there is any change with the paper title and the author information, apply it to the final paper, and submit reason for the change for approval from the editor in charge. (*Note: Author information may not be changed, after a final paper has been submitted.)
'Reason for Change in Author and/or Title Change' is to be created as a separate file and uploaded in "Attached Files".

Guide to Submission and Publication Fees

Submission Fees

Category Submission fee
Ordinary paper (requiring completion of first screening within 60 days) -
Rushed paper or special issue paper (requiring completion of first screening within 6 weeks) 100,000원
Letter paper (requiring completion of first screening within 2 weeks) 120,000원
Special paper (requiring completion of first screening within 2 weeks) 300,000원

* Submission fee is to be refunded in case a screening period is exceeded.

Publication Fees

No. of printed pages Ordinary / special issue paper Rushed / special paper Letter paper
1 to 9 pages 25,000 won / page 40,000 won / page 150,000 won
10 or more pages 35,000 won / page 60,000 won / page
Indication of financial support granted 100,000 won added to publication gee - -

Payment of Submission and Publication Fees

Bank transfer without passbook Account No.: Woori Bank 133-020392-13-002
Account Holder: (사) 한국통신학회 ('KICS')
※Publication fee payment best be done using the name of the submitter (primary author), and in case payment uses the name(s) of co-authors or an organization, make sure to contact KICS.
Credit card
(to be sent by fax)
Fill out the 'Credit Card Payment Application' below and fax it to the following number.
(FAX : 02-539-5588)
Download 'Credit Card Payment Application'

Paper Submission Information

  • A corresponding author for a submitted paper must be a member of KICS.
  • A submitted paper must not be one that has been disclosed in any publication or shall not be submitted simultaneous to other publications.
  • Submission date refers to the day when the submitter has completed the following: submit a paper using ' Paper Submission and Editing System ' of KCIS (hereinafter referred to as 'the System'), submit ' Submission Application ' and ' Publication Request and Agreement to Copyright Transfer ' to J-KCIS Editing Office (hereinafter referred to as 'the Office'), and pay submission fee (for papers submitted on Saturday or a national holiday, submission date shall be the first business day following the Saturday or national holiday). Submission fee transfer shall be made to Woori Bank Account No.: 133-020392 -13-002 (account holder's name: (사)한국통신학회 ('KICS').
  • When paper submission and submission fee payment are done, fill out ' Submission Application ' as instructed and submit it to the Office by email ( journal@kics.or.kr ) or by fax (02-539-5538).
  • Paper submission must be done through the System.
    A. A Korean abstract with maximum 600 words or an English abstract with maximum 200 words shall be loaded into the System, while the paper file including the abstract are saved as .pdf or .hwp and registered into the System.
    B. The paper file name must be composed of English alphabet, numerals, or hyphen, and must not include author information. (A correct example: 20390212.pdf or ATM.hwp)
  • Submission confirmation and screening feedback are to be emailed to the corresponding author(s). (Changed corresponding author(s) or his or her (or their) contact information must be notified to the Office.)
  • For resubmission with revision, resubmission date shall be the submission date.
  • A paper in violation of submission regulations and guidelines shall not be accepted.
  • In submitting ' Submission Application', ' Publication Request and Agreement to Copyright Transfer ' shall also be filled out and submitted to the Office by email ( journal@kics.or.kr ) or by phone (02-539-5588).
  • For information on paper submission, refer to the homepage for J-KICS, or inquire to the Office by email ( journal@kics.or.kr ) or by phone (02-3453-5555; Ext. 2).
  • 'Reply to Correction Request' must be created as a separate file and uploaded in "Attached Files" in the System.

Final Paper for Publication

When a paper is authorized for publication, create its final version for publication and a brief author biography in accordance with ' J-KICS Publication Format ' and submit them. - Journal publication format -> Download (' J-KICS Publication Format ')
In order to ensure the publication of an authorized paper, the first author and corresponding author(s) must be members of KICS, and must include in the final version of their paper author information as follows:

  • On first page: under the title
  • On last page: author biography

To ensure the publication of an authorized paper, one person among the first author and the corresponding author(s) must pay publication fee and other required expenses specified as below. Other required expenses are determined by 'the Editing Committee'.
Publication fee is charged to the primary author and the corresponding author(s) with the first proofread of the submitted final paper.

Contact Information

J-KICS Editing OfficeL #1504 78-gil 42, Seochodaero, Seocheo-gu, Seoul.
Tel: 02-3453-5555(Ext. 5), Fax: 02-539-5588, Email: journal@kics.or.kr