Instructions to Authors
To expedite the review process, authors may recommend three to
five reviewers. Please provide the name, address, telephone number,
fax number, e-mail address and area of expertise for each recommended
reviewer. Recommended reviewers will be used at the discretion
of the RNDE Editor-in-Chief. An acknowledgment of receipt
of the manuscript submission will be sent to the corresponding
author, including an assigned manuscript number that should be
included in all subsequent correspondence. To ensure that revised
manuscripts are linked to the original submission, revised manuscripts
should be submitted using the Corresponding Author Center in RNDE
Manuscript Central located at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/urnd.
Manuscripts must be in English and should be typed with double-spacing
and margins of at least one inch on all sides. Authors are urged
to submit manuscripts as Microsoft Word documents or as Adobe
Acrobat PDF files. Uploading high-resolution images may slow down
the submission of your manuscript; therefore, authors are encouraged
to initially submit low-resolution images to increase uploading
speeds. The submission of one or more PDF documents that contain
text, tables and all figures for the initial review is encouraged.
Authors will be able to resubmit high-resolution images later.
Abstracts and Organization
Each article should be prefaced by a brief (less than 200 words)
abstract. Text should be organized clearly and headings and subheadings
should be indicated. All mathematical symbols and Greek letters
must be identified clearly. Subscripts and superscripts should
be set off clearly and a zero should precede all decimal points.
Principal equations should be displayed on separate lines and
the following sequence of parentheses should be used: )]}. Equation
numbers should be given in parentheses at the right-hand margin.
Digitals files are recommended for highest quality reproduction
and should follow these guidelines:
- 300 dpi or higher resolution
- Pre-sized to fit on an RNDE page
- EPS, TIFF or PhotoShop format only
- Illustrations need to be submitted as separate files; do not
embed illustrations in the text files
- all units must be included. Illustrations should be labeled,
taking into account necessary size reduction.
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