Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it -or will be while considered here- before another journal for consideration
- The submission file is a PDF document containing the full text, figures and references, ready to be used for reviewing.
- Supplementary files include at least the LaTeX sources and figures. Additional files may be submitted for the benefit of reviewers and/or for publication as Supplementary Material.
- The manuscript adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
- The authors comply with the journal's Ethical Guidelines.
- A review scheme has been selected (Open Review or Traditional Review) and this is stated below in the Comments to the Editor.
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