All research articles published by IJCATR are committed to publishing only original material, i.e., material that has neither been published elsewhere, nor is under review elsewhere. Manuscripts that are found to have been plagiarized from a manuscript by other authors, whether published or unpublished, will incur plagiarism sanctions. The following plagiarism sanctions will be applied: . Immediate rejection of the infringing manuscript.
Manuscripts that are found to have been published elsewhere, or to be under review elsewhere, will incur duplicate submission/publication sanctions. If authors have used their own previously published work or work under review as a basis for the manuscript, they are required to cite the previous work and indicate how the manuscript offers novel contributions beyond those of the previous work. The following duplicate submission/publication sanctions will be applied: . Immediate rejection of the infringing manuscript.