Submission and Publication

Paper Submission Information

MUST READ: A person who submits a paper to The Journal of Korea Information and Communications Society (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:

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 ) or by fax (02-539-5588).

-> Download (Submission Application Form)
-> Download (Publication Request and Agreement to Copyright Transfer)

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) free
Rushed paper or special issue paper (requiring completion of first screening within 6 weeks) 100,000 won
Letter paper (requiring completion of first screening within 2 weeks) 120,000 won
Special paper (requiring completion of first screening within 2 weeks) 300,000 won

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

Publication Fees (applicable to papers submitted)

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

Publication Fees (applicable to papers submitted prior to Apr. 1, 2016)

No. of printed pages Ordinary / special issue paper Rushed / special paper Letter paper
1 to 9 pages 20,000 won / page 40,000 won / page 150,000 won
10 or more pages 30,000 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

Guide to Paper Writing

A paper must be composed as follows.

Submission of a revised paper must comply with the following.

A bibliography must include in English only those references cited in the body of the paper, and must be created in the following method, italicizing the names of publications and books. A bibliography must include at least one domestically published paper (including those published in domestic academic conferences or journals published by domestic academic associations).

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 ') ※ Letter paper format -> Download

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:

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.

Separately Printed Copies of Paper

A corresponding author who has paid a publication fee is going to be presented with a copy of the specific issue of the journal and 20 separately printed copies of the article, both of which are going to be mailed to the corresponding author's address.

The primary or corresponding author must pay for the actual cost involved in the following cases.

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
Homepage: http://www.kics.or.kr/home/kor/article/committee.aspx