Open access journal



This journal is a peer reviewed, fully open access journal owned by KeAi Communications Co., Ltd. (KeAi). KeAi retains copyright of the overall compiled journal and the compiled issues. Every peer-reviewed research article appearing in this journal will be published open access. This means that the article is universally and freely accessible via the internet in perpetuity, in an easily readable format immediately after publication.

To provide open access, this journal has an open access fee (also known as an article publishing charge APC) which needs to be paid by the authors or on their behalf e.g. by their research funder or institution. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for this journal is USD 700, excluding taxes. For all articles submitted before 31st December 2023 is USD 550. The fee is applicable upon acceptance of the article.

Peer review under responsibility of KeAi Communications Co., Ltd.

Access Rights
All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute.

User Rights
A CC user license manages the reuse of the article (see http://www.elsevier.com/openaccesslicenses). Articles will be published under one of the following licenses according to author's choice:

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (CC-BY)
Let others to copy, to create extracts, abstracts and new works from the Article, to alter and revise the Article, and to make commercial use of the Article (including reuse and/or resale of the Article by commercial entities), provided the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI), provides a link to the license, indicates if changes were made and the licensor is not represented as endorsing the use made of the work. The full details of the license are available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)
For non-commercial purposes, let others distribute and copy the article, and to include in a collective work (such as an anthology), as long as they credit the author(s) and provided they do not alter or modify the article. The full details of the license are available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Author Rights
For open access publishing this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement. For the single article, authors will retain copyright alongside scholarly usage rights and KeAi Communications Co., Ltd. will be granted publishing and distribution rights.

Publishing Schedule
This journal is published continuously per year.

Contact Details
Ms. Oz Pan
Email: ozpan@keaipublishing.com
Phone: +86-01-6401 0225
Address: R413, Building 5, 16 Donghuangchenggen North Street, Beijing, China

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