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As 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 submitted articles are free from plagiarism and other copyright infringements
  • Articles have never been sent and published to other publishers or scientific meetings in any form of media (print/electronic)
  • Submitted articles must be in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect format.
  • Articles submitted are in accordance with the Informatics and Digital Expert (INDEX) Template

Author Guidelines

General Instructions

Informatics and Digital Expert (INDEX) is a journal published by the Department of Informatics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Perjuangan, Tasikmalaya. Informatics and Digital Expert (INDEX) contains manuscripts of research results in the field of Informatics and Information Technology.

This document is a template for manuscript writing in Informatics and Digital Expert (INDEX). The manuscript is typed on standard A4 paper (21 cm x 29.7 cm) in a two-column and one-spaced format. Use 3-3-2-2 cm margins (left-top-right-bottom), 7.5 cm wide for each column with 1 cm spacing between columns, use Times New Roman 10 point font with single spacing.

Special Instructions

The systematics of writing a manuscript consists of: the title must be written concisely and describes the contents of the manuscript, avoid writing subtitles or case studies in the title; author's name (without academic degree); author affiliation; email address; abstract (150 - 250 words) written in Indonesian; keywords (3-5 words); introduction containing background and purpose or scope of writing; research method that contains the formulation of the problem studied in more detail (as far as possible written mathematically) and explains the proposed method; system design suggests the general design of the system will be developed in research; results and discussion which contains about conveying the tests carried out and analyzing the results; conclusion; bibliography (only contains referenced sources).

The contents of the introduction contain background, objectives, problem identification and research methods, which are explained implicitly (implicitly). Except for the Introduction and Conclusion chapters, the writing of chapter titles should be explicit according to their contents. It does not have to be implicitly stated as the basis for theory, design, and so on.

1. Title, author's name, author's affiliation, author's address, author's correspondence (corresponding author)
a. The title of the article is written concisely but informative. It is advisable not to use abbreviations and formulas that are not widely known.
b. The names of all authors are written under the title of the article in full but without titles. At the end of each name is given a superscript letter to identify the author's address. In addition, it is also necessary to identify the author who is responsible for the correspondence.
c. Author addresses are written below all authors' names beginning with the superscript letter corresponding to each author's name.
d. Correspondence addresses are written in the foot-note on the page containing the author's name. The address must contain a complete and clear postal address. Also included are e-mail, telephone and facsimile addresses.

2. Abstract and Key Words
a. Abstract in Indonesian, maximum 250 words and structured. Abstract contains: problems, solutions or methods used, research results.

b. Write down a maximum of 5 (six) selected appropriate keywords, each separated by a comma (,).

3. Introduction
In the introductory section, the background of the research/writing is presented, in a brief review of the literature (literature) which explains the state of the art of the research and the purpose of the research/writing.

4. Research Methods
In this section, the materials used in the research are presented. It is necessary to convey in sufficient detail the research methods used to ensure that the results obtained are repeatable or reproducible. If the manuscript submitted is a model development, it is necessary to convey a description of the proposed model and how the model is evaluated/used.

5. Results and Discussion
In this section, the results of the research (model development) are presented in a systematic and constructive manner, accompanied by a comprehensive discussion that supports the research objectives and strengthens the conclusions. Even though there are research results presented in the form of tables or figures, the tables or figures in question are not inserted between the text but are attached in the appendix. In the text, it is sufficient to state the number and/or name of the table or figure being discussed.

6. Conclusion
This section briefly presents the main conclusions from the results obtained.

7. References

Bibliography/reference sources as far as possible are libraries published in the last 10 years. The preferred references are research papers in scientific journals, conferences and/or magazines. Other libraries can be in the form of textbooks or research reports (including thesis/final project, thesis and dissertation), but try not to exceed 20% of the total number of sources. References.

Writing library sources and how to refer to using IEEE rules. More detailed instructions regarding IEEE rules can be read at the link Some examples of writing bibliographical sources can be seen in the Bibliography section.


C. Pavlovski, C. Warwar, B. Paskin dan G. Chan, Unified Framework for Multifactor Authentication,” 22nd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT 2015), pp. 209-213, 2015.



T. Vaughan, Multimedia Making It Work, Sixth Edition, New York: McGraw-Hill Companies, 2004.

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