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Author Guidelines

Manuscripts must be submitted using the Online Submission System on the JTSiskom portal ( after registering as an Author in the "Register" section. The author(s) can find the online submission procedures at the end of this guide.

The author(s) shall use the manuscript template provided by JTSiskom as the following address (since Volume 7 Number 4 Year 2019):

Author submission, as well as article processing and publishing, is free of chargeReaders can read and download any full-text articles free of charge.

General Instructions

Authors who submitted a manuscript to the JTSiskom journal must follow the instructions below. If the manuscript does not comply with this guide, it will be returned to the author without further review. An out-of-scope article will also be rejected (see JTSiskom focus and scope).

General requirements in writing a JTSiskom manuscript are as follows:

  1. The author(s) must use the JTSiskom journal template for manuscript format conformity.
  2. The manuscript should be written in good Indonesian or English ;
  3. The manuscript should be written with correct spelling and grammar, effective sentences, and coherent paragraph arrangements;
  4. An English manuscript must be grammatically correct and should be professionally edited before submission or read by a native English-speaking language. You may use a professional English grammar checker application using standard academic settings;
  5. The submitter must complete all authors' names, affiliation(s), and their email addresses in the submission metadata;
  6. The manuscript should be written with A4 (210 x 297 mm) page size and with a left margin of 25 mm, a right margin of 20 mm, a lower margin of 20 mm, and a top margin of 30 mm;
  7. The manuscript of Research Articles must be organized of Introduction, Research Methods, Results and Discussion, and Conclusion (IMRAD). Review articles layout should follow the same format and specifications as for the standard papers except that their main text organization need not follow the IMRAD;
  8. Each figure must be clear and has a good resolution. The image and its embedded text must be able to be printed clearly;
  9. Each table should not contain vertical and horizontal lines, except horizontal lines in the heading and bottom of the table;
  10. Each figure and table must have a caption and title corresponding to its representation; 
  11. A small figure or table can be placed in any column of the two-column format, while a larger one can be placed in the center of the page (single-column format);
  12. Each graph should be untitled, have clear x and y axes along with the axis titles (including units, if any), no grid, and no wall;
  13. The presentation of each algorithm should follow the algorithm format as in the IEEE article;
  14. Each presentation of tables, figures, graphs, and algorithms should be explained in paragraph sentences. Use an appropriate label to refer to a presentation, for example, ... as presented in Table 1.
  15. Each equation should be written using the Equation Editor in MS Word or Open Office. Equations are not allowed to be embedded in the manuscript as images. The parameters used in the equations must be explained in the paragraph; 
  16. The manuscripts shall conform with proper SI usage (International System of Units) and the basic principles concerning quantities and units;
  17. References or citations are using the IEEE-like format (numbering). Citing a reference can be written using numbering surrounded by square brackets, for example [1]. Citing more than one reference can be written with separate square brackets, for example, [2], [4], [5], [7]-[9];
  18. A citing reference using author name can be written using the author's last name and mentioning the reference number, for example, as stated in Widianto [2], Widianto and Rochim [3], and Widianto et al. [4].
  19. A management reference application, such as Mendeley, Zotero, or Endnote, should be used by authors when citing a reference and creating the bibliography in the manuscript;

Specific Instructions

The manuscripts must be composed of the following standard article components (subtitles-in order), as follows:

  1. Article TitleThe title should be accurate, unambiguous, specific, and complete. It should not contain infrequently-used abbreviations.
  2. Authors Name and Affiliations
    • Author(s) names must be without a title and professional positions such as Prof, Dr, Production Manager, etc
    • All authors' last names should not be abbreviated
    • The affiliation of all authors should be provided clearly, including its address. Affiliation includes department/unit name (or faculty), the university's name or institution, address, country. Please indicate Corresponding Author (include email address) by adding an asterisk (*) in superscript behind the author's name.
  3. Abstract and KeywordsAn abstract should stand alone, accurate, brief, clear, and specific.
    • The abstract should tell the prospective reader what you did and highlight the key findings. Avoid using technical jargon and uncommon abbreviations;
    • The abstract should be written within 100‐300 words; 
    • The keywords should represent the content and highlight of your article. Keywords are critical to correct indexing and searching. Each keyword is separated by a semicolon (;).
  4. Introduction: The Introduction should contain general background, state-of-the-art review, gap analysis or scientific novelty statement, the research problem or hypothesis, and the research objective. 
    • The problem background should be adequately provided, but not excessively;
    • The existing solutions / state-of-the-art studies (including literature review, related works) should be concisely presented;
    • The gap analysis should be adequately explained. This gap may explain the main limitation or differentiation of approach from the previous research. It may show the scientific novelty of the proposed study. Example of novelty statement or the gap analysis statement at the end of the Introduction section (after the state of the art of previous research survey): "........ (short summary of background)....... A few researchers focused on ....... There have been limited studies concerned on ........ Therefore, this research intends to ................. The objectives of this research are .........".
    • The study aim should be stated precisely and explicitly. This aim should be related to the research gap;
    • The literature review or related works should be included in the Introduction chapter, not as a separate chapter.
    • This discussion of related works can be presented as the literature review. However, It should not be presented as the review of the author-by-author results but should be grouped by their methods or topics.
  5. Research Methods: The research methods must contain the research procedure, used method/algorithm/model, datasets (including the amount and methods to obtain them), tool/platform/software, and test design. The review articles need not have this chapter.
    • The research procedure or framework describes the stages of research/development undertaken to achieve the research's objectives/outputs;
    • It should describe the methods/algorithms and models (including analysis or statistical) used in the study;
    • If provided, the datasets explanation should be adequately provided, including their number, types, and gain methods;
    • It may inform the materials/platforms used in the study, including the materials and the tools/software/hardware/platforms;
    • It should describe the test design to obtain the result data and their analysis.
  6. Results and Discussion: Results should be clear and concise. They should summarize (scientific) findings rather than provide data in great detail. 
    • All results in this chapter must be discussed adequately. The discussion can be presented with the results or in a separate sub-chapter. A manuscript with less discussion of results will be considered rejected;
    • The discussion should explore the relation of the findings to the original questions or objectives outlined in the Introduction;
    • The discussion should provide an interpretation for each of the findings scientifically;
    • The discussion should also explore the significance of the findings. It may highlight the conformities/differences between the findings of this study and the previous ones.
  7. Conclusion: The conclusion should answer the objectives of the study concisely.
    • It should provide a clear scientific justification for the study;
    • It should not repeat the abstract or the experimental results;
    • It may give an indication of possible applications, extensions, and future experiments suggestions.
  8. Acknowledgments (Optional): Recognize those who helped in the research, especially funding institutions of your research. It may include individuals who have assisted you in your study: Advisors, Financial supporters, or may another supporter, i.e., Proofreaders, Typists, and Suppliers, who may have given materials. Do not acknowledge one of the authors' names.
  9. References
    • All references cited in the article text must be listed in the References. The References should contain at least 16 (sixteen) references from primary sources (scientific journals, conference proceedings, research reference books), which are published within 5 (five) years;
    • The cited reference must be relevant to the paragraph or sentence that refers to it. These references can be cited in literature studies, gap statements, and discussion of results;
    • References from journals must contain information on the author's name, title, full journal name (NOT abbreviated), volume, number (if any), page number, year, and title (if any);
    • References from conferences must contain the full conference name, the city and country of the conference host, the month and year of the conference, page number, and doi (if any);

Citing References;

References need to be cited in the text. Use the following format when citing:

  • For example: ... as shown by Brown [4], [5]; as mentioned earlier [2], [4]-[6]; Smith [4] and Brown and Jones [5]; Wood et al. [7]; as demonstrated in [3]; according to [4] and [6]-[8]. 
  • Use et al. when three or more names are given for a reference cited in the text.

Reference format from online journal / e-journal / transactions

If more than six names are listed, use the primary author's name, followed by et al.

[1] H. Ayasso and A. Mohammad-Djafari, "Joint NDT image restoration and segmentation using Gauss-Markov-Potts prior models and variational Bayesian computation," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 19, no. 9, pp.2265-2677, 2010. doi: 10.1109/TIP.2010.2047902 
[2] M. Ito et al., "Application of amorphous oxide TFT to electrophoretic display," Journal of Non-Crystal Solids, vol. 354, no. 19, pp. 2777–2782, Feb. 2008. doi: 10.1002/pssa.200778910
[3] H. Imron, R. R. Isnanto, and E. D. Widianto, "Designing a Control System on Household Electrical Appliances Using Short Message Media (SMS)," Journal of Technology and Computer Systems, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 454-462, August 2016. [Online]. doi: 10.14710/jtsiskom.4.3.2016.454-462. [Retrieved 4 September 2016].

Reference format from a print journal

[4] J. R. Beveridge and E. M. Riseman, "How easy are matching 2D line models using a local search?" IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 19, pp. 564-579, June 1997.

Reference format of conference proceedings/seminars 

[5] L. Liu and H. Miao, "A specification-based approach to testing of polymorphic attributes," in Formal Methods and Software Engineering: Proc. of the 6th Int. Conf. on Formal Engineering Methods (ICFEM 2004), Seattle, WA, USA, November 8-12, 2004, J. Davies, W. Schulte, M. Barnett, Eds. Berlin: Springer, 2004. pp. 306-19. doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-30482-1_28
[6] J. Lach, "SBFS: Steganography based file system," in Proc. of the 2008 1st Int. Conf. on Information Technology(IT 2008), Gdansk, Poland,  19-21 May 2008, pp. 1132-1145. doi: 10.1109/INFTECH.2008.4621617

Reference format from the book chapter

[7] A. Rezi and M. Allam, "Techniques in array processing by means of transformations," in Control and Dynamic Systems, Vol. 69, Multidimensional Systems, CT Leondes, Ed. San Diego: Academic Press, 1995, pp. 133-180. 
[8] O. B. R. Strimpel, "Computer graphics," in McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 8th ed., Vol. 4. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1997, pp. 279-283.

Reference format from the datasheet

[9] FLEXChip Signal Processor (MC68175 / D) , Motorola, 1996.

Reference format from the thesis/thesis

[10] A. Karnik, "Performance of TCP congestion control with rate feedback: TCP / ABR and rate adaptive TCP / IP," M. Eng. thesis, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, Jan. 1999. 
[11] F. Sudweeks, "Development and Leadership in Computer-Mediated Collaborative Groups, "Ph.D. [Dissertation].Murdoch, WA: Murdoch Univ., 2007. [Online]. Available: Australasian Digital Theses Program.

Reference format from research report / technical report

[12] J. Padhye, V. Firoiu, and D. Towsley, "A stochastic model of TCP Reno congestion avoidance and control," Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, CMPSCI Tech. Rep. 99-02, 1999.

Reference format from the standard

[13] Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specification, IEEE Std. 802.11, 1997.

The reference format of the patent

[14] R. E. Sorace, V.S. Reinhardt, and SA Vaughn, "High-speed digital-to-RF converter," US Patent 5 668 842, Sept. 16, 1997.

The reference format of the book

[15] R. Hayes, G. Pisano, D. Upton, and S. Wheelwright, Operations, Strategy, and Technology: Pursuing the competitive edge. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2005. 
[16] The Oxford Dictionary of Computing, 5th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

The reference format of the web page

[17] European Telecommunications Standards Institute, "Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB): Implementation guidelines for DVB terrestrial services; transmission aspects, "European Telecommunications Standards Institute, ETSI TR-101-190, 1997. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: Aug. 17, 1998].

Copyrights and Licensing

The authors who submit the manuscript must understand that the article's copyright belongs to the author(s) if accepted for publication. However, the author(s) grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Authors should also understand that their article (and any additional files, including data sets, and analysis/computation data) will become publicly available once published under that license. See our copyright policy.

Instructions Submit Manuscript Online

Manuscript manuscripts should be submitted with the following procedure:

  • Submission of a manuscript must be with Online Submission System in E-Journal portal (
  • The author registers as Author (ticks the role as Author) in the "Register" or the address:
  • After the Author is logged in, click on "New Submission". 
  • The process of manuscripts submission will go through 5 stages, namely: (1) Start, (2) Upload Submission, (3) Enter Metadata, (4) Upload Supplementary Files, and (5) Confirmation.
    1. In the Start section, select Journal Section (Article), check all submission checklists.
    2. In the Upload Submission section, please upload an article manuscript file in MS Word / LibreOffice word in this section.
    3. In the Enter Metadata section, enter the data of all Authors and affiliates, followed by the title and abstract and indexing keywords.
    4. In the Upload Supplementary Files section, it is allowed to upload supporting data files or cover letters or other documents.
    5. In the Confirmation section, please click "Finish Submission" if all data is correct.
  • If the author face difficulties in the process of submitting manuscripts through the online system, please get in touch with the editor of JTSiskom at the email address (


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submitting article has not been previously published or is under consideration in other journals (Otherwise, explain to the Editor with a comment)

  2. The author(s) is willing to follow through the entire editing process until accepted or rejected decision for publication by the editor. The author(s) must not submit the manuscript to another journal during the process. If you wish to discontinue the process, the author(s) should notify the editor with an email for article withdrawal.

  3. The manuscript has followed the template available in the Author Guidelines, which can be found on the About the Journal page.
  4. The manuscript has composed of an introduction, research methods, results and discussion, and conclusions. See Specific Instruction in Author Guidelines.
  5. The submitted manuscript file is in PDF, OpenOffice, or Microsoft Word format. The additional file may be uploaded as supplementary.

Copyright Notice

Starting from 2021, the author(s) whose article is published in the JTSiskom journal attain the copyright for their article and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. By submitting the manuscript to JTSiskom, the author(s) agree with this policy. No special document approval is required.

The author(s) guarantee that:

  • their article is original, written by the mentioned author(s),
  • has never been published before,
  • does not contain statements that violate the law, and
  • does not violate the rights of others, is subject to copyright held exclusively by the author(s), is free from the rights of third parties, and the necessary written permission to quote from other sources has been obtained by the author(s).

The author(s) retain all rights to the published work, such as (but not limited to) the following rights:

  • Copyright and other proprietary rights related to the article, such as patents,
  • The right to use the substance of the article in its own future works, including lectures and books,
  • The right to reproduce the article for its own purposes,
  • The right to archive all versions of the article in any repository, and
  • The right to enter into separate additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of published versions of the article (for example, posting them to institutional repositories or publishing them in a book), acknowledging its initial publication in this journal (Jurnal Teknologi dan Sistem Komputer).

Suppose the article was prepared jointly by more than one author. Each author submitting the manuscript warrants that all co-authors have given their permission to agree to copyright and license notices (agreements) on their behalf and notify co-authors of the terms of this policy. JTSiskom will not be held responsible for anything arising because of the writer's internal dispute. JTSiskom will only communicate with correspondence authors.

Authors should also understand that their articles (and any additional files, including data sets and analysis/computation data) will become publicly available once published. The license of published articles (and additional data) will be governed by a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. JTSiskom allows users to copy, distribute, display and perform work under license. Users need to attribute the author(s) and JTSiskom to distribute works in journals and other publication media. Unless otherwise stated, the author(s) is a public entity as soon as the article is published.


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