Обложка журнала
Title (English)
TRANSPORT AUTOMATION RESEARCH
Language of publication
Russian, English
ISSN
2412-9186 (print)
Periodicity (English)

4 times per year

Russian science citation index:
Yes 54938

Journal “Transport automation research” receives papers that have never been published before, that have scientific or practical originality and fulfil the following requirements:

1. 1. Paper is sent in one file created in MS Word 2003 or MS Word 2007.

  • 1.1.Document fields – 2,0 cm.
  • 1.2. Hyphenation – automatic.
  • 1.3. Font – Times New Roman, 14 pt.
  • 1.4. Line spacing – single.
  • 1.5. Text alignment – by width.
  • 1.6. Identation – 0,5 cm.

2. Article should be structured, should have an introduction, sections (subsections), conclusion and bibliography.

3. The volume of the article – not less than 8 pages.

4. Article text structure:

  • 4.1. First page contains UDK code (according to the valid classification http://pu.virmk.ru/doc/UDK/) in the top left corner.
  • 4.2. Then after an empty line names and initials of authors are placed with the degree after a comma; information about every author is placed on a new line, positioning on the center (font Times New Roman, 14 pt, bold).
  • 4.3. Then after an empty line the name of the department and the organization are placed on the center (font Times New Roman, 14 pt, regular).
  • 4.4. Then after an empty line the title of the article is placed on the center, hyphenations in the title are unacceptable (font Times New Roman, 16 pt, bold).
  • 4.5. Then after an empty line the abstract is placed (not less than 2000 characters, font Times New Roman, 12 pt).
  • 4.6. Then after an empty line keywords are list (not less than 5 phrases, font Times New Roman, 12 pt).
  • 4.7. Then after an empty the main text of the article is placed.
  • 4.8. The Latin alphabet characters are typed with italic, Greece and Russian alphabets – with regular font. Mathematical symbols lim, ln, arg, const, sin, cos, min, max etc. are typed with regular font.
  • 4.9. Formulas are typed in editor MathType. Numbering of formulas in on the right.
  • 4.10. Figures and tables should be performed carefully, in the same style. They are placed in text right after the paragraph they were first mentioned (references to all the tables and figures should be in the text necessarily). Font on figures and tables is 10 pt (other sizes are allowed, but not less than 9 pt and not more than 12 pt).
  • 4.11. Captions are placed on the center, size – 12 pt.
  • 4.12. Conclusion should contain the analysis of results, corollary on the subject of the article, solution of the problem or the author’s opinion about the results or about the problem in general. Size of conclusion is not less than half of a page (not less than 2000 characters, font Times New Roman, 12 pt).
  • 4.13. Article should contain bibliography; every reference from it should be used in the text (font Times New Roman, 12 pt).
  • 4.13.1. Bibliography should contain references to topical researches by domestic and foreign specialists, primarily to the papers published in peer-reviewed (indexed) periodical scientific issues over the last 5 years.
  • 4.13.2. Numbering of references – by the order of mentioning in the article.
  • 4.13.3. All the references in the text are marked with color in square brackets, for example: [1].
  • 4.13.4. References should contain all necessary information according to valid bibliography standard.
  • 4.13.5. Bibliography should contain not less than 12 references.
  • 4.13.6. Self citation level – not more than 25% (not more than quarter of all references are for author’s own papers).
  • 4.14. After the bibliography the additional information in English should be placed.
  • 4.14.1. Authors.
  • 4.14.2. Article title.
  • 4.14.3. Abstract.
  • 4.14.4. Keywords
  • 4.14.5. Bibliography in English.
  • 4.15. The date of sending the article to the editorial is specified in the end

5. The following additional information is given after the article:
5.1. Information about every author (academic degree, academic rank, position and place of work, e-mail), recommended translation of used terms to English.

6. The license agreement on the possibility of publishing should be attached.

Get Example

 

Works should be sent to the scientific editor of the journal Igor V. Kushpil at the following addresses:
E-mail: ait.automatika@yandex.ru
E-mail: i_kushpil@mail.ru

Phone: +7-(812)-457-85-79

Publication ethics

Publication of an article in a journal is a substantial contribution into development of world system of knowledge. Ethic norms for publications provide the high quality scientific publications, as well as the reliance to academic pursuits on the part of the society and the acknowledgement of author’s idea, explained in the article.

Editorial board of the journal «Automation on Transport» guarantees an independent and honest examination of all manuscripts, presented for publishing. The journal has no political, ideological, religious or any other preferences, thus, abides in any actions by the benefit of the Science only. Editorial board reviews the articles, not taking into account race, sex, sexual orientation, religious convictions, ethnic origin, citizenship or political preferences of authors.

Publishing ethics of the journal « Automation on Transport » is based on Singapore directive on research integrity, carried at the 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity (http://www.worldscientific.com/worldscibooks/10.1142/8102), on the recommendations of The Committee on Publication Ethics – COPE), (http://publicationethics.org) and on the regulations of Article 70 «On copyright» of Civil law of the Russian Federation (http://www.gk-rf.ru/glava70).

 

Main principles

All parties, involved into the publication process (authors, reviewers, editors, members of editorial boards and publishers), should conduct themselves ethic.

Articles, that do not conform to the ethic standards, are not allowed to be published.

Following is considered to be not ethical:

  • Fabrication and falsification of data, presented in the article;
  • Plagiarism;
  • Submitting of the article to several journals;
  • Duplicate publications;
  • Incorrect determination of authorship.

In case of detecting any violation the Editorial board has a right to refuse the publication of the manuscript at any time, including the stage of preliminary examination of materials, without participation of reviewers, and no to take for a review any papers from unfair author during 3 years. If by chance the ethic norms violation was found after the publication of the article, the latter should be promptly withdrawn from the issue of the journal.

Editorial board has a right to make a decision on applying sanctions in each case, to inform the chief editors of the journals of adjacent subject about the violation of ethic norms and regulations, as well as to disclose the names of unfair authors.

Editorial board is always ready to explain its decision, as well as to offer an apology, if it is impossible to reach a compromise between intellectual and ethic norms, regarding the article, that contradicts the interests of public, human principles and morals.

All correspondence, regarding the cases of ethic norms violation, should be kept in Editorial board during 3 years.

 

Authorship ethics

Authors confirm their authorship by the fact of submitting the materials for publication into the journal « Automation on Transport». In case of co-authors the corresponding author guarantees, that the list of authors is complete, and that all the authors approved the final edition of the article and signed their agreement for the publication, as well as the full accurate information about them is known. The list of authors is limited by those, who made a substantial scientific contribution into publication, development and implementation or interpretation of presented research. If there are any other participants of research project, they should be mentioned in Acknowledgement section or listed as assistants or sponsors.

The authors guarantee, that they have written absolutely original article, and they presented the substantiation of research justification, precise input data, accurate report and objective discussion of its importance. The paper should be sufficiently detailed and has links, so that other researches might reproduce its results. The authors can be asked to provide the raw data, regarding the materials of the article, for editorial examination. These data should be prepared for a public access.

Personal attacks should be avoided, as well as derogatory remarks and accusation, directed against other researchers. Any forms of aspersion, demonstrative and emotional statements, obscene words, insults, proclivities for violence and illegal acts, extremism, political and religious movements are unacceptable.

In the text the sources of external information, used for its writing, are indicated in full in the form of the list of references (published, including papers of the authors, published earlier and manuscripts) and consultants (when the field researches are publishing). All borrowings should be formed as quotations and/or links. Any forms of plagiarism are unacceptable. The author should not copy the links from other publications to the papers, that the author did not familiarize himself with.

Autoplagiarism, so called the attempt to repeatedly, without any significant changes, publish author’s own paper, already published earlier, including editions abroad in the foreign languages, is also unacceptable, as well as simultaneous submitting of the same paper to the journal « Automation on Transport» and to any other edition. The authors should indicate that their paper is published for the first time. If the parties of the manuscript have been published earlier in the other article, the authors should refer to this material and indicate the big difference of a new paper from the previous one, as well as provide its association with previous results of researches and conclusions. A word-to-word copying of its own papers and its rephrasing are unacceptable and can be used only as a basis for the new conclusions.

In case of funding sources and other forms of support, that might be interpreted as influencing on results and its interpretation, it is necessary to indicate these sources adequately. Any sort of direct advertising of companies, its departments, results of its activity, trademarks, etc. is unacceptable.

Author should accord with Editorial board any changes in the text, peer-reviewed and approved for printing. If the author finds out an essential error or inaccuracy in his published paper, he should immediately inform the Editorial board of the journal, or the publisher, and cooperate with them to eliminate the errors or inaccuracies and to correct the article. The author can refuse the publication only before his materials are not sent for editing. In case of flat refusal for publication on this stage the Editorial board has a right not to take for examination any papers from this author for up to 3 years.

Materials, that are taken for printing and sent for editing, but not published yet, are not allowed to be provided for public access. In case of violation of this rule, materials are withdrawn from publication, and Editorial board reserves the right not to take for examination any papers from this author for up to 3 years.

 

Peer-reviewing ethics

Peer-reviewing helps to make a decision about article publication, as well as to improve the article with consent of the author.

Peer-reviewing in the journal « Automation on Transport» is anonymous, so the name of the reviewer are not disclosed to the author. Reviewer can inform the author himself after final decision about material publication.

Independent experts are informed about the requirements to the annotation content, due dates for a conclusion pronouncement, as well as all information about any amendments of editorial policy.

Reviewer, who considers himself not qualified enough for research examination, presented in the article, or who can not be objective, for example in a case of conflict of interests with the author or the company because of competition, cooperation or any other contacts, or knows that he can not provide the conclusion in time, should inform the Editorial board, and refuse to peer-review this manuscript.

The article, obtained for peer-reviewing, is a confidential document. Reviewer should not use it for personal purposes, as well as to provide it to third parties, that are not entitled by the Editorial board.

The referee report should be objective and impartial. Personal critics and attacks against the author are unacceptable. Reviewers should provide their opinion accurately in a well-argued manner.

Reviewer should be capable to define published papers by the subject of research, that was not quoted by authors. As accusations for plagiarism can influence a scientific career of the author, any statements that observations, research itself or its argumentation were already presented earlier, should be provided with correspondent link to the quoting source of information. If reviewer has doubts considering the data integrity or the reasonability of the publication of this scientific paper, Editorial board provides to the author the possibility to answer the questions raised

Editorial board has a right to decline the services of unfair reviewer and to provide the manuscript to another independent expert.

 

Ethic philosophy of Editorial board

Editorial board of the journal provides the high quality published materials, meets the needs of readers and authors, and brings the substantial contribution into development of national and foreign science. By the way of guiding lines of Editorial board activity the timeliness, importance, originality, clarity, integrity, completeness, feasibility and impartiality of scientific and research materials publishing are established.

Editorial board of the journal invites highly qualified experts, who play an active part in journal development, to join the Editorial team of the journal.

International editorial team of the journal « Automation on Transport» is the highest management and control body of the journal. The members of the Editorial team, by its combined group decision, have a right to freeze or to decline the material publication. Articles of the members of the Editorial team, submitted for publication, are reviewing according to the standard procedure.

Editors guarantee, that all information in the articles are kept off-the-record, prior the publication in limits of existent laws of the Russian Federation. Unpublished materials, provided in articles, should not be used in personal researches of the editors without written agreement of the author.

Conflict of interests between editors and authors is ruled out with certainty. In case of its originating, author’s materials are provided to the other editor.

Editors check the manuscripts concerning the manipulations, plagiarism, doubled or excessive publication.

Editorial board reserves the right to decline the material prior the peer-reviewing, if it would be considered as low quality or not meeting the journal requirements material, as well as in case of symptoms of aspersion, insult, plagiarism or copyrights violation. This decision is taken honestly and impartially, considering editorial policy of the journal.

Editorial board guarantees independent peer-reviewing of material, providing the fairness and objectiveness of the statement, regarding the scientific importance of the article, presented for publication. Editorial board chooses reviewers, independent in respect of materials, considered for publication, that have a sufficient experience and have no conflict of interests. Based on the results of peer-reviewing the Editorial team takes a decision about approving the manuscript for publication, about its return for improvement or about its declining. Authors are informed about the final editorial decision and the reasons of its rendering.

All conflicts, that might appear between the participants of editorial and publishing process, are solving with direct involvement of the Editorial team. Editorial board takes on an obligation to promptly process every complaint for improper conduct of manuscript authors and authors of already published articles in the shortest possible time, and irrespectively of the time of its obtaining to take reasonable measures in respect of these complaints. Editorial board longs to obtain an exact maximum information from the authors of disputable publication or from the copyrights owners, and examines it, considering the facts from all interested parties to provide the objectiveness. Decision of the Editorial board is impartial, objective and not influenced by third parties. While confirming the complaint evidences the Editorial board of the journal has a right to refuse the article publication, to stop further cooperation with this author, to publish a retraction, and to take other necessary measures for the further interception of improper conduct of this author.

Editorial board guarantees high scientific quality of materials, published in the journal, and, if necessary, takes on an obligation to publish amendments, explanations and excuses.

Editorial board places information materials for authors (list of necessary requirements for article preparation, order of examination and peer-reviewing of articles) in the journal and on the web-site http://atjournal.ru.

Editorial board provides all stages of editorial and publishing process:

  • Preliminary examination of manuscripts;
    • Selection reviewers considering scientific interests of the latter;
    • Keeping names of reviewers in secret;
    • Information of the author about the decision regarding article approval, declining or appointing the additional peer-reviewing;
    • Information of members of the Editorial team with the content of the current issue;
    • Direction of materials, approved for publication to editor, translator and proofreader;
    • Direction of proof read materials for layout;
    • Provision to the authors the final version of the article for proofreading;
    • Final proofreading (revision) of the issue prior its publication on the web-site and sending its to publishing house.

To provide the integrity of published data the Editorial board takes on an obligation to integrate any related adjustments or to correct the misprints in the shortest possible time. Web-site version of the material is corrected with indication of the date of adjustment and link to the printed errata.

RULES OF REVIEWING OF SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES IN THE JOURNAL

 

1. All scientific articles submitted to the journal "Automation on Transport", are subject to mandatory review.

2. The reviewing process is directly in the journal.

3. Science editor sends the manuscript for review to an expert, having the closest to the article's subject of his scientific specialization.

4. Referee is an expert in the field of refereed materials, that has publications in this field in the last 3 years.

5. Reviews terms are 7 days.

6. The review highlights the following issues:

· Timeliness of the issues;

· Scientific novelty of the proposed solutions (for the papers of degrees and titles applicants);

· A critical sketch of the article, including the comments and suggestions for its elimination;

· Recommendations on the possibility of publication of the article: disadvantages or "not recommended".

7. Reviewing stays anonymously.

8. If the review contains recommendations for improving and adaptation of the article, the editor board submits to the author the text guides by e-mail with a proposal to consider recommendations during the preparation of a new version of the article; or to dispose it for a reason. In the case of negative feedback the article can be submitted for re-reviewing by the other expert.

9. In case of declining to publish the article the editorial board submit to the author the substantiated refusal.

10. Following a decision on approving the article for publication the editorial board will inform the author, and indicates the period of publication.

11. Certified copies of the reviews are kept for 5 years in the editorial office of the journal.

12. Edition of the journal provides copies of the reviews upon request of Ministry of Education and Science.

Nikitin Aleksandr  — Editor-in-chief
Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University ("Automation and Remote Control on Railways" Department, Head of the Department)
doctor of technical sciences
professor
Russian Federation
Bochkov Konstantin  — Member of the International Editorial Board
Belarusian State University of Transport
doctor of technical sciences
professor
Russian Federation
Mezitis Marek  — Member of the International Editorial Board
Riga Technical University
doctor of technical sciences
docent
Russian Federation
Ubar Raymund  — Member of the International Editorial Board
Tallinn Technical University
doctor of technical sciences
academician
Russian Federation
Hahanov Vladimir  — Member of the International Editorial Board
Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics
doctor of technical sciences
professor
Russian Federation
Hu Funian  — Member of the International Editorial Board
Jiangsu University School of Electrical Engineering
doctor of technical sciences
professor
Russian Federation
Hristov Hristo  — Member of the International Editorial Board
Technical University
doctor of technical sciences
professor
Russian Federation
Nasedkin Oleg  — Deputy Editor-in-chief
Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University ("Automation and Remote Control on Railways" Department, Associate Professor)
candidate of technical sciences
docent
Russian Federation
Kushpil Igor  — Science Editor
Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University (Department of «Automation and Remote Control on Railways», Associate Professor)
candidate of technical sciences
Russian Federation
Baranov Leonid  — Member of the Editorial Board
Russian University of Transport (MIIT) (Department of Management and Protection of Information, Head of Department)
doctor of technical sciences
professor
Russian Federation
Bezrodnyy Boris Fedorovich  — Member of the Editorial Board
Scientific Research Institute of Automation and Communication
doctor of technical sciences
professor
Russian Federation
Bubnov Vladimir Petrovich  — Member of the Editorial Board
Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University (Information and Computing Systems Department, professor)
doctor of technical sciences
professor

Bushuev Sergey  — Member of the Editorial Board
Ural State Transport University (Remote Control and Communications in Railway Transport, Associate Professor)
candidate of technical sciences
Russian Federation
Grachev Vladimir  — Member of the Editorial Board
Emperor Alexander I Petersburg State Transport University (Department of Locomotives and Locomotive Fleet, Professor)
doctor of technical sciences
docent
Russian Federation
Dolgiy Igor' Davidovich  — Member of the Editorial Board
Rostov State University of Means of Communication
doctor of technical sciences
professor
Russian Federation
Efanov Dmitriy  — Member of the Editorial Board
Peter the Great Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University (Higher School of Transport, Mechanical Engineering, Material and Transport Institute, Professor)
doctor of technical sciences
professor
Russian Federation
Malygin Igor' Gennad'evich  — Member of the Editorial Board
Institute of Transport Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences
doctor of technical sciences
professor
Russian Federation
Markov Dmitriy  — Member of the Editorial Board
Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University ("Automation and Remote Control on Railways" Department, Associate Professor)
candidate of technical sciences
docent
Russian Federation
Nikischenkov Sergey  — Member of the Editorial Board
Samara State University of Railway Transport (Department of Operational Work Management, Professor)
doctor of technical sciences
professor
Russian Federation
Rozenberg Efim  — Member of the Editorial Board
Research and Design Institute for Information Technology, Signalling and Telecommunications on Railway Transport (JSC NIIAS) (First Deputy Director General)
doctor of technical sciences
professor
Russian Federation
Hodakovskiy Valentin  — Member of the Editorial Board
Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University (Department of informatics, Professor)
doctor of technical sciences
professor
Russian Federation
Homonenko Anatoliy  — Member of the Editorial Board
Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University (Department "Information and Computing Systems", Professor)
doctor of technical sciences
professor
Russian Federation
Editorial Transport automation research  — Edition
Russian Federation
VIABILITY, RELIABILITY, SAFETY
TRANSPORT CONTROL SYSTEMS
OPERATION OF TRANSPORT SYSTEMS
ELECTRONIC SIMULATION
MONITORING METHODS IN TRANSPORT
TECHNICAL DIAGNOSTICS AND CONTROLLABLE SYSTEMS
DESIGN AUTOMATION
HISTORY OF AUTOMATION
INTELLIGENT CONTROL SYSTEMS

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Journal “Transport automation research” receives papers that have never been published before, that have scientific or practical originality and fulfil the following requirements:

1. 1. Paper is sent in one file created in MS Word 2003 or MS Word 2007.

  • 1.1.Document fields – 2,0 cm.
  • 1.2. Hyphenation – automatic.
  • 1.3. Font – Times New Roman, 14 pt.
  • 1.4. Line spacing – single.
  • 1.5. Text alignment – by width.
  • 1.6. Identation – 0,5 cm.

2. Article should be structured, should have an introduction, sections (subsections), conclusion and bibliography.

3. The volume of the article – not less than 8 pages.

4. Article text structure:

  • 4.1. First page contains UDK code (according to the valid classification http://pu.virmk.ru/doc/UDK/) in the top left corner.
  • 4.2. Then after an empty line names and initials of authors are placed with the degree after a comma; information about every author is placed on a new line, positioning on the center (font Times New Roman, 14 pt, bold).
  • 4.3. Then after an empty line the name of the department and the organization are placed on the center (font Times New Roman, 14 pt, regular).
  • 4.4. Then after an empty line the title of the article is placed on the center, hyphenations in the title are unacceptable (font Times New Roman, 16 pt, bold).
  • 4.5. Then after an empty line the abstract is placed (not less than 2000 characters, font Times New Roman, 12 pt).
  • 4.6. Then after an empty line keywords are list (not less than 5 phrases, font Times New Roman, 12 pt).
  • 4.7. Then after an empty the main text of the article is placed.
  • 4.8. The Latin alphabet characters are typed with italic, Greece and Russian alphabets – with regular font. Mathematical symbols lim, ln, arg, const, sin, cos, min, max etc. are typed with regular font.
  • 4.9. Formulas are typed in editor MathType. Numbering of formulas in on the right.
  • 4.10. Figures and tables should be performed carefully, in the same style. They are placed in text right after the paragraph they were first mentioned (references to all the tables and figures should be in the text necessarily). Font on figures and tables is 10 pt (other sizes are allowed, but not less than 9 pt and not more than 12 pt).
  • 4.11. Captions are placed on the center, size – 12 pt.
  • 4.12. Conclusion should contain the analysis of results, corollary on the subject of the article, solution of the problem or the author’s opinion about the results or about the problem in general. Size of conclusion is not less than half of a page (not less than 2000 characters, font Times New Roman, 12 pt).
  • 4.13. Article should contain bibliography; every reference from it should be used in the text (font Times New Roman, 12 pt).
  • 4.13.1. Bibliography should contain references to topical researches by domestic and foreign specialists, primarily to the papers published in peer-reviewed (indexed) periodical scientific issues over the last 5 years.
  • 4.13.2. Numbering of references – by the order of mentioning in the article.
  • 4.13.3. All the references in the text are marked with color in square brackets, for example: [1].
  • 4.13.4. References should contain all necessary information according to valid bibliography standard.
  • 4.13.5. Bibliography should contain not less than 12 references.
  • 4.13.6. Self citation level – not more than 25% (not more than quarter of all references are for author’s own papers).
  • 4.14. After the bibliography the additional information in English should be placed.
  • 4.14.1. Authors.
  • 4.14.2. Article title.
  • 4.14.3. Abstract.
  • 4.14.4. Keywords
  • 4.14.5. Bibliography in English.
  • 4.15. The date of sending the article to the editorial is specified in the end

5. The following additional information is given after the article:
5.1. Information about every author (academic degree, academic rank, position and place of work, e-mail), recommended translation of used terms to English.

6. The license agreement on the possibility of publishing should be attached.

Get Example

 

Works should be sent to the scientific editor of the journal Igor V. Kushpil at the following addresses:
E-mail: ait.automatika@yandex.ru
E-mail: i_kushpil@mail.ru

Phone: +7-(812)-457-85-79

Publication ethics

Publication of an article in a journal is a substantial contribution into development of world system of knowledge. Ethic norms for publications provide the high quality scientific publications, as well as the reliance to academic pursuits on the part of the society and the acknowledgement of author’s idea, explained in the article.

Editorial board of the journal «Automation on Transport» guarantees an independent and honest examination of all manuscripts, presented for publishing. The journal has no political, ideological, religious or any other preferences, thus, abides in any actions by the benefit of the Science only. Editorial board reviews the articles, not taking into account race, sex, sexual orientation, religious convictions, ethnic origin, citizenship or political preferences of authors.

Publishing ethics of the journal « Automation on Transport » is based on Singapore directive on research integrity, carried at the 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity (http://www.worldscientific.com/worldscibooks/10.1142/8102), on the recommendations of The Committee on Publication Ethics – COPE), (http://publicationethics.org) and on the regulations of Article 70 «On copyright» of Civil law of the Russian Federation (http://www.gk-rf.ru/glava70).

 

Main principles

All parties, involved into the publication process (authors, reviewers, editors, members of editorial boards and publishers), should conduct themselves ethic.

Articles, that do not conform to the ethic standards, are not allowed to be published.

Following is considered to be not ethical:

  • Fabrication and falsification of data, presented in the article;
  • Plagiarism;
  • Submitting of the article to several journals;
  • Duplicate publications;
  • Incorrect determination of authorship.

In case of detecting any violation the Editorial board has a right to refuse the publication of the manuscript at any time, including the stage of preliminary examination of materials, without participation of reviewers, and no to take for a review any papers from unfair author during 3 years. If by chance the ethic norms violation was found after the publication of the article, the latter should be promptly withdrawn from the issue of the journal.

Editorial board has a right to make a decision on applying sanctions in each case, to inform the chief editors of the journals of adjacent subject about the violation of ethic norms and regulations, as well as to disclose the names of unfair authors.

Editorial board is always ready to explain its decision, as well as to offer an apology, if it is impossible to reach a compromise between intellectual and ethic norms, regarding the article, that contradicts the interests of public, human principles and morals.

All correspondence, regarding the cases of ethic norms violation, should be kept in Editorial board during 3 years.

 

Authorship ethics

Authors confirm their authorship by the fact of submitting the materials for publication into the journal « Automation on Transport». In case of co-authors the corresponding author guarantees, that the list of authors is complete, and that all the authors approved the final edition of the article and signed their agreement for the publication, as well as the full accurate information about them is known. The list of authors is limited by those, who made a substantial scientific contribution into publication, development and implementation or interpretation of presented research. If there are any other participants of research project, they should be mentioned in Acknowledgement section or listed as assistants or sponsors.

The authors guarantee, that they have written absolutely original article, and they presented the substantiation of research justification, precise input data, accurate report and objective discussion of its importance. The paper should be sufficiently detailed and has links, so that other researches might reproduce its results. The authors can be asked to provide the raw data, regarding the materials of the article, for editorial examination. These data should be prepared for a public access.

Personal attacks should be avoided, as well as derogatory remarks and accusation, directed against other researchers. Any forms of aspersion, demonstrative and emotional statements, obscene words, insults, proclivities for violence and illegal acts, extremism, political and religious movements are unacceptable.

In the text the sources of external information, used for its writing, are indicated in full in the form of the list of references (published, including papers of the authors, published earlier and manuscripts) and consultants (when the field researches are publishing). All borrowings should be formed as quotations and/or links. Any forms of plagiarism are unacceptable. The author should not copy the links from other publications to the papers, that the author did not familiarize himself with.

Autoplagiarism, so called the attempt to repeatedly, without any significant changes, publish author’s own paper, already published earlier, including editions abroad in the foreign languages, is also unacceptable, as well as simultaneous submitting of the same paper to the journal « Automation on Transport» and to any other edition. The authors should indicate that their paper is published for the first time. If the parties of the manuscript have been published earlier in the other article, the authors should refer to this material and indicate the big difference of a new paper from the previous one, as well as provide its association with previous results of researches and conclusions. A word-to-word copying of its own papers and its rephrasing are unacceptable and can be used only as a basis for the new conclusions.

In case of funding sources and other forms of support, that might be interpreted as influencing on results and its interpretation, it is necessary to indicate these sources adequately. Any sort of direct advertising of companies, its departments, results of its activity, trademarks, etc. is unacceptable.

Author should accord with Editorial board any changes in the text, peer-reviewed and approved for printing. If the author finds out an essential error or inaccuracy in his published paper, he should immediately inform the Editorial board of the journal, or the publisher, and cooperate with them to eliminate the errors or inaccuracies and to correct the article. The author can refuse the publication only before his materials are not sent for editing. In case of flat refusal for publication on this stage the Editorial board has a right not to take for examination any papers from this author for up to 3 years.

Materials, that are taken for printing and sent for editing, but not published yet, are not allowed to be provided for public access. In case of violation of this rule, materials are withdrawn from publication, and Editorial board reserves the right not to take for examination any papers from this author for up to 3 years.

 

Peer-reviewing ethics

Peer-reviewing helps to make a decision about article publication, as well as to improve the article with consent of the author.

Peer-reviewing in the journal « Automation on Transport» is anonymous, so the name of the reviewer are not disclosed to the author. Reviewer can inform the author himself after final decision about material publication.

Independent experts are informed about the requirements to the annotation content, due dates for a conclusion pronouncement, as well as all information about any amendments of editorial policy.

Reviewer, who considers himself not qualified enough for research examination, presented in the article, or who can not be objective, for example in a case of conflict of interests with the author or the company because of competition, cooperation or any other contacts, or knows that he can not provide the conclusion in time, should inform the Editorial board, and refuse to peer-review this manuscript.

The article, obtained for peer-reviewing, is a confidential document. Reviewer should not use it for personal purposes, as well as to provide it to third parties, that are not entitled by the Editorial board.

The referee report should be objective and impartial. Personal critics and attacks against the author are unacceptable. Reviewers should provide their opinion accurately in a well-argued manner.

Reviewer should be capable to define published papers by the subject of research, that was not quoted by authors. As accusations for plagiarism can influence a scientific career of the author, any statements that observations, research itself or its argumentation were already presented earlier, should be provided with correspondent link to the quoting source of information. If reviewer has doubts considering the data integrity or the reasonability of the publication of this scientific paper, Editorial board provides to the author the possibility to answer the questions raised

Editorial board has a right to decline the services of unfair reviewer and to provide the manuscript to another independent expert.

 

Ethic philosophy of Editorial board

Editorial board of the journal provides the high quality published materials, meets the needs of readers and authors, and brings the substantial contribution into development of national and foreign science. By the way of guiding lines of Editorial board activity the timeliness, importance, originality, clarity, integrity, completeness, feasibility and impartiality of scientific and research materials publishing are established.

Editorial board of the journal invites highly qualified experts, who play an active part in journal development, to join the Editorial team of the journal.

International editorial team of the journal « Automation on Transport» is the highest management and control body of the journal. The members of the Editorial team, by its combined group decision, have a right to freeze or to decline the material publication. Articles of the members of the Editorial team, submitted for publication, are reviewing according to the standard procedure.

Editors guarantee, that all information in the articles are kept off-the-record, prior the publication in limits of existent laws of the Russian Federation. Unpublished materials, provided in articles, should not be used in personal researches of the editors without written agreement of the author.

Conflict of interests between editors and authors is ruled out with certainty. In case of its originating, author’s materials are provided to the other editor.

Editors check the manuscripts concerning the manipulations, plagiarism, doubled or excessive publication.

Editorial board reserves the right to decline the material prior the peer-reviewing, if it would be considered as low quality or not meeting the journal requirements material, as well as in case of symptoms of aspersion, insult, plagiarism or copyrights violation. This decision is taken honestly and impartially, considering editorial policy of the journal.

Editorial board guarantees independent peer-reviewing of material, providing the fairness and objectiveness of the statement, regarding the scientific importance of the article, presented for publication. Editorial board chooses reviewers, independent in respect of materials, considered for publication, that have a sufficient experience and have no conflict of interests. Based on the results of peer-reviewing the Editorial team takes a decision about approving the manuscript for publication, about its return for improvement or about its declining. Authors are informed about the final editorial decision and the reasons of its rendering.

All conflicts, that might appear between the participants of editorial and publishing process, are solving with direct involvement of the Editorial team. Editorial board takes on an obligation to promptly process every complaint for improper conduct of manuscript authors and authors of already published articles in the shortest possible time, and irrespectively of the time of its obtaining to take reasonable measures in respect of these complaints. Editorial board longs to obtain an exact maximum information from the authors of disputable publication or from the copyrights owners, and examines it, considering the facts from all interested parties to provide the objectiveness. Decision of the Editorial board is impartial, objective and not influenced by third parties. While confirming the complaint evidences the Editorial board of the journal has a right to refuse the article publication, to stop further cooperation with this author, to publish a retraction, and to take other necessary measures for the further interception of improper conduct of this author.

Editorial board guarantees high scientific quality of materials, published in the journal, and, if necessary, takes on an obligation to publish amendments, explanations and excuses.

Editorial board places information materials for authors (list of necessary requirements for article preparation, order of examination and peer-reviewing of articles) in the journal and on the web-site http://atjournal.ru.

Editorial board provides all stages of editorial and publishing process:

  • Preliminary examination of manuscripts;
    • Selection reviewers considering scientific interests of the latter;
    • Keeping names of reviewers in secret;
    • Information of the author about the decision regarding article approval, declining or appointing the additional peer-reviewing;
    • Information of members of the Editorial team with the content of the current issue;
    • Direction of materials, approved for publication to editor, translator and proofreader;
    • Direction of proof read materials for layout;
    • Provision to the authors the final version of the article for proofreading;
    • Final proofreading (revision) of the issue prior its publication on the web-site and sending its to publishing house.

To provide the integrity of published data the Editorial board takes on an obligation to integrate any related adjustments or to correct the misprints in the shortest possible time. Web-site version of the material is corrected with indication of the date of adjustment and link to the printed errata.

RULES OF REVIEWING OF SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES IN THE JOURNAL

 

1. All scientific articles submitted to the journal "Automation on Transport", are subject to mandatory review.

2. The reviewing process is directly in the journal.

3. Science editor sends the manuscript for review to an expert, having the closest to the article's subject of his scientific specialization.

4. Referee is an expert in the field of refereed materials, that has publications in this field in the last 3 years.

5. Reviews terms are 7 days.

6. The review highlights the following issues:

· Timeliness of the issues;

· Scientific novelty of the proposed solutions (for the papers of degrees and titles applicants);

· A critical sketch of the article, including the comments and suggestions for its elimination;

· Recommendations on the possibility of publication of the article: disadvantages or "not recommended".

7. Reviewing stays anonymously.

8. If the review contains recommendations for improving and adaptation of the article, the editor board submits to the author the text guides by e-mail with a proposal to consider recommendations during the preparation of a new version of the article; or to dispose it for a reason. In the case of negative feedback the article can be submitted for re-reviewing by the other expert.

9. In case of declining to publish the article the editorial board submit to the author the substantiated refusal.

10. Following a decision on approving the article for publication the editorial board will inform the author, and indicates the period of publication.

11. Certified copies of the reviews are kept for 5 years in the editorial office of the journal.

12. Edition of the journal provides copies of the reviews upon request of Ministry of Education and Science.

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                        Aripov Najirjon M
Aripov Najirjon M Tashkent institute of railway transport engineers


                        Abdullaev R
Abdullaev R Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University


                        Abdullaev Ruslan
Abdullaev Ruslan Tashkent State Transport University (Department of Automation and Remote Control, Associate Professor)
candidate of technical sciences

docent

                        Ablyalimov Oleg S
Ablyalimov Oleg S Tashkent institute of railway engineering


                        Abramov O A
Abramov O A Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University


                        Alyaev Aleksandr
Alyaev Aleksandr Penza State University (“Computer Engineering” Department, Research Assistant)


                        Anohin Anton
Anohin Anton Russian University of Transport (MIIT) (Department of Management and Protection of Information, Student)


                        Arteeva Valeriya
Arteeva Valeriya Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (Graduate School of Industrial Economics, Assistant)


                        Arkhipov E V
Arkhipov E V Moscow State Transport University


                        Baratov Dilshod Kh
Baratov Dilshod Kh Tashkent institute of railway transport engineers


                        Belishkina T A
Belishkina T A Petersburg state transport university


                        Bochkov Konstantin A
Bochkov Konstantin A Belarusian State University of Transport


                        Bulavskij Petr E
Bulavskij Petr E Petersburg state transport university


                        Bulavsky Petr E
Bulavsky Petr E Petersburg State Transport University


                        Butuzov Maxim A
Butuzov Maxim A Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg state transport university


                        Bakin M E
Bakin M E Moscow State Transport University


                        Balakina Ekaterina
Balakina Ekaterina Russian University of Transport (MIIT) (Department of “Information Management and Protection”, Associate Professor)
employee
candidate of technical sciences


                        Banite Aushra
Banite Aushra Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (Higher School of Transport, Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Materials and Transport, Postgraduate Student)


                        Baranov Leonid A
Baranov Leonid A Rossiyskiy universitet transporta (MIIT)


                        Baranov Leonid
Baranov Leonid Russian University of Transport (MIIT) (Department of Management and Protection of Information, Head of Department)
doctor of technical sciences

professor

Nikitin Aleksandr  — Editor-in-chief
Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University ("Automation and Remote Control on Railways" Department, Head of the Department)
doctor of technical sciences

professor
Russian Federation
Bochkov Konstantin  — Member of the International Editorial Board
Belarusian State University of Transport
doctor of technical sciences

professor
Russian Federation
Mezitis Marek  — Member of the International Editorial Board
Riga Technical University
doctor of technical sciences

docent
Russian Federation
Ubar Raymund  — Member of the International Editorial Board
Tallinn Technical University
doctor of technical sciences

academician
Russian Federation
Hahanov Vladimir  — Member of the International Editorial Board
Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics
doctor of technical sciences

professor
Russian Federation
Hu Funian  — Member of the International Editorial Board
Jiangsu University School of Electrical Engineering
doctor of technical sciences

professor
Russian Federation
Hristov Hristo  — Member of the International Editorial Board
Technical University
doctor of technical sciences

professor
Russian Federation
Nasedkin Oleg  — Deputy Editor-in-chief
Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University ("Automation and Remote Control on Railways" Department, Associate Professor)
candidate of technical sciences

docent
Russian Federation
Kushpil Igor  — Science Editor
Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University (Department of «Automation and Remote Control on Railways», Associate Professor)
candidate of technical sciences

Russian Federation
Baranov Leonid  — Member of the Editorial Board
Russian University of Transport (MIIT) (Department of Management and Protection of Information, Head of Department)
doctor of technical sciences

professor
Russian Federation
Bezrodnyy Boris Fedorovich  — Member of the Editorial Board
Scientific Research Institute of Automation and Communication
doctor of technical sciences

professor
Russian Federation
Bubnov Vladimir Petrovich  — Member of the Editorial Board
Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University (Information and Computing Systems Department, professor)
doctor of technical sciences

professor

Bushuev Sergey  — Member of the Editorial Board
Ural State Transport University (Remote Control and Communications in Railway Transport, Associate Professor)
candidate of technical sciences

Russian Federation
Grachev Vladimir  — Member of the Editorial Board
Emperor Alexander I Petersburg State Transport University (Department of Locomotives and Locomotive Fleet, Professor)
doctor of technical sciences

docent
Russian Federation
Dolgiy Igor' Davidovich  — Member of the Editorial Board
Rostov State University of Means of Communication
doctor of technical sciences

professor
Russian Federation
Efanov Dmitriy  — Member of the Editorial Board
Peter the Great Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University (Higher School of Transport, Mechanical Engineering, Material and Transport Institute, Professor)
doctor of technical sciences

professor
Russian Federation
Malygin Igor' Gennad'evich  — Member of the Editorial Board
Institute of Transport Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences
doctor of technical sciences

professor
Russian Federation
Markov Dmitriy  — Member of the Editorial Board
Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University ("Automation and Remote Control on Railways" Department, Associate Professor)
candidate of technical sciences

docent
Russian Federation
Nikischenkov Sergey  — Member of the Editorial Board
Samara State University of Railway Transport (Department of Operational Work Management, Professor)
doctor of technical sciences

professor
Russian Federation
Rozenberg Efim  — Member of the Editorial Board
Research and Design Institute for Information Technology, Signalling and Telecommunications on Railway Transport (JSC NIIAS) (First Deputy Director General)
doctor of technical sciences

professor
Russian Federation
Hodakovskiy Valentin  — Member of the Editorial Board
Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University (Department of informatics, Professor)
doctor of technical sciences

professor
Russian Federation
Homonenko Anatoliy  — Member of the Editorial Board
Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University (Department "Information and Computing Systems", Professor)
doctor of technical sciences

professor
Russian Federation
Editorial Transport automation research  — Edition

Russian Federation

Alexander Nikitin

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor

Total experience: 30 years

Level of education: higher

Qualification: Electrical engineer-researcher

Area of ​​training (specialty): Automation, telemechanics and communications in railway transport

Disciplines taught: Research activities, Rules of technical operation, Special discipline in scientific specialty, Station automation and telemechanics systems, Operational fundamentals of railway automation and telemechanics

Advanced training information:
Certificate of advanced training No. G 026216 dated December 29, 2021, “Microprocessor systems for railway automation and telemechanics”, 72 hours, University Institute for Advanced Training and Retraining of Managers and Specialists of the Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education PGUPS;
Certificate of advanced training No. G 030160 dated December 16, 2022, “Train traffic control systems based on microelectronic and microprocessor element bases,” 72 hours, University Institute of Continuing Education FSBEI HE PGUPS;

Alexander Nikitin, is a leading scientist and recognized expert in the field of design and operation of safe ecosystems for railway transport. Name A.B.Nikitin is well known to specialists on all roads of JSC Russian Railways, many industrial transport enterprises and in metropolitan areas of the Russian Federation and CIS countries, where developments made with his participation have been successfully operated for many years. Nikitin A.B. is a member of three Scientific and Technical Councils (JSC Russian Railways (section “Automation and Telemechanics”), JSC High-Speed ​​Railways, Committee for the Development of Transport Infrastructure of St. Petersburg), editor-in-chief of the first quartile journal of the Higher Attestation Commission “Automation in Transport”, member of the editorial board magazines “Automation, Communications, Informatics”, “World of Transport”, expert on the signaling system of the Commission (OSJD) for infrastructure and rolling stock, Warsaw. For his great contribution to the development of scientific and technological progress in railway transport Nikitin A.B. awarded the Gold Medal named after V.G.Shukhov, the personalized watch of the Minister of Railways of the Russian Federation, the Certificate of Honor of the Federal Agency for Railway Transport FAZhT, the Certificate of Honor of the Oktyabrskaya Railway, the personalized watch of the President of JSC Russian Railways, the medal “For Labor and Loyalty - 150 Years of the St. Petersburg Mainline” Moscow”, Diploma of JSC “High-Speed ​​Railways”, Gratitude of the Committee for the Development of Transport Infrastructure of St. Petersburg, Medal “15 Years of JSC “Russian Railways””. Also awarded the title “Honorary Transport Worker of the Russian Federation.”

Mission

About

Journal "Automation on transport" is established by "Automation and remote control on railways" department of Petersburg state transport university in 2014. Edition is intended for the complete coverage of scientific and practical achievements in the field of automatic and automated control on thansport. Journal receives papers of the following areas:

  • Computer-aided design
  • Automated control systems
  • Viability, reliability, safety
  • History of automation
  • Intelligent control systems
  • Design and test of logical devices
  • Systems and devices of automation and remote control
  • Communication systems in control systems
  • Standardization and certification
  • Theory of automation and informatics
  • Technical diagnostics and prediction
  • Electronic simulation
  • In discuss
  • Operation of transport systems
  • Brief papers
  • Control technical systems
  • Automation and control systems
  • Transport Infrastructure Monitoring
  • Technical diagnostics and controllable systems
  • Transport control systems
  • Monitoring methods in transport systems
  • In discuss

Founder and publisher: Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University

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