Author Guidelines


The authors are requested to register their ORCID. This ID must be linked with the author details in the manucript post acceptance. A detailed mail shall be sent to authors.


By signing up for an ORCID identifier, you have one identifier that will belong only to you and that you can keep throughout your academic career, regardless of the institution at which you work. This also keeps permanent track record of the funding agencies the authors wish to acknowlegde.

More details on ORCID can be found

and ORCID for researchers

Guidelines by Academia on ORCID.

1. California state university guidelines

2. Queens University Canada guidelines

3. Elsevier's 10 point reccomendations

Manuscript Templates

All Articles must be submitted as a single PDF file.

-Pay special attention to the quality of figures and the fonts in the figures.

-The fonts must be readable and match with the rest of the article.

-The research article, research letter and Technical Reports must have one concept diagram.

-The first figure must be problem statement and second figure should be the solution concept diagram.

-Technical reports must have a clear diagram on Experimental setup.

-Word Format can be found here – SPASTWordTemplate

-Latex Format can be found here – SPAST_Tex

Additional Information can be obtained by writing to us at:

Peer Review Process

The Three tier system has two stages of Peer review.

1.Each manuscript would be read by the dedicated team of Editors.

2.External Peer Review, with two-three independent reviewers.

3.Authors must specify their respective contributions.

4.For transparency, we encourage the authors to allow the peer review comments appear along with the articles. However, this is an optional feature.

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