GUIDELINES FOR OUR AUTHORS
Format of the manuscripts
Manuscripts shall be submitted in MS Word. Authors are kindly requested not to use the formatting tools of Word such as automatic title formats etc. The parts of the papers should be numbered in a hierarchical way. Do not use more than three levels of hierarchy, ideally only two. Use 12 pts font size. Do not use two-column format.
Length of the manuscripts
The length of papers in printed format is ideally 4-6 journal pages which correspond to 12,000-16,000 characters (incl. spaces). Wherever appropriate, include 1-2 figures or tables per journal page.
Papers should follow the standard structure, consisting of Introduction (the part of paper numbered by “1”), and Summary (the last numbered part), and several Sections in between. The Introduction should introduce the topic, tell why the subject of the paper is important, summarize the state of the art with references to existing works and underline the main innovative results of the paper. The Introduction should conclude with outlining the structure of the paper.
Papers should be accompanied by an Abstract and a few keywords.
In the title of the paper, authors are listed in the order given in the submitted manuscript by their full names and affiliations (without postal addresses). An e-mail address of the authors (or at least one of them) is also included in the heading of the paper. No degrees or other titles of the authors are given.
One of the authors should provide his/her postal address, fax number and telephone number for eventual correspondence and communication with the Editorial Board.
References should be listed at the end of the paper in the IEEE format, see below:
a. Last name of author or authors and first name or initials, or name of organization
b. Title of article in quotation marks
c. Title of periodical in full and set in italics
d. Volume, number, and, if available, part
e. First and last pages of article
f. Date of issue
 Boggs, S. A. and Fujimoto, N., “Techniques and instrumentation for measurement of transients in gas-insulated switchgear,” IEEE Transactions on Electrical Installation, vol. ET-19, no. 2, pp. 87–92, Apr. 1984.
Format of a book reference:
 Peck, R. B., Hanson, W. E., and Thornburn, T. H., Foundation Engineering, 2d ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1972, pp. 230–292.
All references should be referred by the corresponding numbers in the text.
Figures should be black-and-white, clear, and drawn by the authors. Do not use figures or pictures downloaded from the Internet. Figures and pictures should be submitted also as separate files. Captions are obligatory. Within the text, references should be made by figure numbers, e.g. “see Fig. 2.” When using figures from other printed materials, exact references and note on copyright should be included. Obtaining the copyright is the responsibility of authors.
Authors are requested to send their manuscripts via electronic mail or on a CD by regular mail to the Editor-in-Chief:
Csaba A. Szabo
Dept. of Telecommunications
Budapest University of Technology and Economics
2 Magyar Tudosok krt.