Editorial Policy

UWJCS is a reputed journal with wide circulation, both nationally and internationally. The Journal, published by the Faculty of Computer Science of UW is devoted to the promotion and dissemination of quality knowledge in the field of emerging computer science issues. The hard copy of each issue of the journal is disseminated to universities, industry professionals, practitioners, academicians, libraries, IT institutions and government organizations within Pakistan and some partner institutions internationally. It is an Open Access Journal with all published articles also available online on the journal website i.e. http://www.uwjcs.org.pk . The Journal will pay a minimum of US$100/- to a foreign reviewer and Rs. 5,000/- to a local reviewer for each review (particularly, when journal will be recognized by the HEC).

The Journal is published biannually, both in soft and hard copy, in the months of Sep. and March each year. Strictly following APA writing and referencing style, the Journal follows the HEC Anti-plagiarism Policy, wherein all research papers would be checked through HEC provided software before screening for publication. The Journal accepts research papers having Similarity Index below 20%. All the data, views, opinions published in research papers of this Journal shall bear the sole responsibility of the respective authors. The Faculty of Computer Science, UW Pakistan including its chief-in-editor, editor, associate editors, assistant editors and publishing team is not assumed to be responsible for the views expressed in the articles. All research papers submitted to UWJCS for possible publication(s) can be sent through editor@uwjcs.org.pk in soft copy.

For further information regarding research paper submission kindly read the Author(s) Guidelines.

Author’s Guidelines

  • Kindly send the paper at editor@uwjcs.org.pk.
  • Comments or questions can be asked on the same address. However, due to large number of research articles received for each issue of the journal, it may take time to respond each author.
  • You agree with the terms and copyrights of the Journal upon submitting your manuscripts/papers.
  • Currently, the journal is only accepting papers from almost all disciplines of computer science .
  • The authors are required to follow the instructions provided in the subsequent section for formatting their papers, failing which the paper will not be accepted for formal review process.
  • A research paper may be dropped from the review process at the initial screening phase if it is not according to the prescribed format.
  • The journal only accepts papers with three or less number of authors. Unless a valid justification is provided for including more than three authors, any paper with more than four authors may be rejected. The Chief Editor and Editor(s) may allow more than three authors in case the research paper justifies it. However, no author will be added to the list of authors once the research paper is received to UWJCS.
  • Similarly, the order of the authorship cannot be changed once the paper is received to the journal. It is the responsibility of the corresponding author to include the names of all the authors at the time of submission. It is also the responsibility of the corresponding author to acknowledge all sources of funds, if any.
  • It is the responsibility of the corresponding author to ensure that the research paper submitted to UWJCS is not submitted to any other conference or journal.
  • Completed research papers should be limited to maximum of 3,500-6,500 words in length, including the title, abstract page, all tables, figures and references. The editor reserves the right to edit the part, or content of a paper.
  • The submitted papers writing style, all tables, figure, equations, references etc must be in the IEEE format. IEEE, latex and word templates are available on website. Any deficiency in paper format may result is the rejection of the paper for any processing.

Access and Submission Process

UWJCS aims to provide biannual publication, published after peer review from national and international professionals. It provides a platform for research in the areas of Artificial Intelligence/ Computer Vision, Internet of Things (IoT)/Wireless Sensor Networks, Distributed Computing, Computer Networks, Social Network Analysis, Data Science, Data/Web mining, Big Data, Digital Image processing/ Pattern Recognition , Control Systems, High Performance Computing, Cloud Computing, Data Communication, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and other relevant areas. All articles undergo through a blind-peer-review process prior to its acceptance. Acceptance of any citable manuscript entails approval by at least two independent reviewers, followed by the editor’s acceptance. Authors, aspiring to publish their research may submit manuscripts and track their progress to editor-in-chief. Manuscripts will be emailed to reviewers and they have to submit their reviews to the editor in specified time. Editors will manage the whole submission, review, revise and publishing process.

  • UWJCS is an open access journal. Abstracts and full texts of all articles published in the journal can be read online without any restriction.
  • Authors should submit their articles to the Journal at the following email address; editor@uwjcs.org.pk.