West African Journal of Industrial and Academic Research: Submissions

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Author Guidelines

WAJIAR provides a multidisciplinary forum for the publication of original research and technical papers, short communications, state-of-the-art developments in Information and communications technology, bio-medical informatics, computers, mathematics, control and information technology, physics, industrial electronics and engineering, Industrial chemistry, general technology, rocketry, space and astronomy, earth science,o ceanography and the environment with special emphasis on the application of communications and information technology to these fields of importance in our modern civilization. The journal will review papers on advances, techniques, practice and application of information and communications technology in these areas.

• Economics, Statistics and Mathematic
• Information Technology & Applications
• Electronics and Computer Engineering
• Computer networks, Satellite & communications Engineering Research
• Industrial Computer applications today
• Computer and Electro-Mechanical Maintenance
• GPRS and Remote Sensing
• Robotics, Telemedicine and Remote Medical Monitoring
• Intelligence & Expert Systems Development and Applications
• Developments in Forensic Science Research
• Information Assurance & Network Security: The African Dilemma
• Space Information Systems & Rockery: which way for Africa
• Video and Teleconferencing Innovations for Deployment in Africa
• Telecommunications Technology & 4G Applications
• Biotechnology
• Agriculture Food Technology & Processing
• Environmental Technology & Impact Analysis
• E-Waste Management Environmental Protection
• Management Science & Operations
• Wireless Technology, GSM and 4G Applications
• Alternative, Grid and Green Energy Solutions for Africa
• Converting Academic Research in Tertiary Institutions for Industrial Production

WAJIAR is an international Journal of Science and Technology and is published quarterly in February, May, August and December.

Typescript and soft copy in MS-word format should be submitted either by simply uploadeing the manuscrit using our site friendly upload form or by email: Typescripts should be written in English, double-spaced and sigle-sided on either A4 sheets or Quarto or A4-sizeed sheets, and should be numbered beginning with the title page. The first page of an an article should contain:
I. The title of the paper, the name(s) and address(s) of the author(s)
II. A short title not exceeding 45 letters with space

An abstract of 50-200 words should follow the title page on a separate sheet.

Headings and subheadings for different sections of the paper (e.g. Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussions) should be clearly indicated. Units of measurement, abbreviations and symbols should follow the international system of units (SI), Equations and forulae should be typewritten or word-processed. Equations should be numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals in parentheses on the right-hand side of the page. Special symbols should be identified in the margin.

Tables and Figures
Tables should be given short informative titles and should be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals. Tables will be reproduced directly from the typed or word-processed softcopy. Figures in a form suitable for reproduction should be submitted separately from the text as original drawings in Indian ink, or as high contrast sharp photographs on glossy paper. Lettering on figures should be proportional to the size of the figure to ensure legibility after reduction. On the back of each figure, the orientation of the figure and the author and figure number should be cited consecutively in the text and a list of short descriptive captions should be provided at the end of the paper.

References should be cited in the text using a number in square brackets in order of appearance. The references are listed at the end of the paper in numerical order.

General Information
Proofs: Proofs will be sent to the nominated author to check typesetting accuracy. No changes to the original manuscript are accepted at this stage. Proofs should be returned within seven days of receipt
Reprints: reprints may be ordered (pre-paid) at prices shown on the reprint order form which will be sent to the author together with the proofs.
Page Charge: Please note that there will be a page charge of N15,000 or $100 (fifteen thousand naira or One hundred American Dollar only) for each article accepted for publication in the journal.

Annual Subscription is pegged at N12,000 or $95 per annum for four volumes or N3500 for each edition. Electronic copies will cost N6000 or $50. Subscription will be completed via our Website Subscriptions can also be sent via the journal’s email


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