Manuscripts submitted to JABT must be original work that has not been published or under consideration for publication elsewhere. The journal welcomes submissions written in either English. Manuscripts should be no more than 10 pages in length inclusive of tables, figures and illustrations. Minimum of 20 references required. All submissions will be peer reviewed.
Please use the JABT TEMPLATE provided in this SUBMISSION PACKAGE. Kindly refer to Template Checklist for Guidance.
In making sure your article will be accepted for publication, please refer to our Journal Policy. You can also refer to our guide on how to submit.
2.0 Types of Paper
2.1 Research Articles
Research Articles presents original research that is expected to present a major advancement and contribution to the body of knowledge or the particular area. Research Articles follows the format provided in the guide to authors. The content includes an abstract, an introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion and conclusion. The supplementary materials that support the paper's conclusions are welcomed.
Review articles summarise and describe new developments of interdisciplinary significance as well as proposing new future research directions based on their reviews. Reviews contain an abstract, an introduction that outlines the main theme, subheadings, and the future direction for resolving research questions.
Manuscripts should be headed by a concise title. Please include the full name(s) of the author(s), complete mailing address, telephone and fax numbers as well as e-mail address. In case of multiple authorship, please indicate the main author to whom all correspondence concerning the paper should be directed.
All manuscripts should be accompanied by two abstracts, of not more than 200 words each, written in English and Bahasa Melayu. Manuscript from outside Malaysia may submit English abstract only. The abstract should not only indicate the subject and scope of the paper but also summarize the author’s conclusion along with at least five (5) keywords that could be useful for information-retrieval purposes. A good abstract should consist of introduction, problem statement, quantitative results & discussion and quantitative conclusion.
Manuscripts should consist of the following sections: 1.0 INTRODUCTION, 2.0 METHODOLOGY, 3.0 RESULTS AND DISCUSSION, 4.0 CONCLUSION. Each section and sub-section should be numbered using the Arabic numerals. Please use S1 Units for all scientific and laboratory data.
All tables should be kept simple and clear, and should be referred to in the text. They should be numbered, and titled in the order of which they are referred to in the text.
Illustrations including diagrams and graphs should be sharp, noise free and of good contrast. They should accompany the manuscript and numbered consecutively in the same order as they are referred to in the text. Line drawings should be in black ink on a white background and lettering size must be large enough to permit legible reduction whenever necessary. All photographs submitted must be of good quality and printed on glossy paper. The author’s name, short title of the paper and figure number must be written on the reverse side of each illustration submitted.
5.3 Mathematical Notation and Equations
All equations must be clearly typed, tripled-space and should be identified or numbered accordingly.
A brief acknowledgment of not more than 50 words should be included at the end of the manuscripts, before the list of references.
References should appear in a separate Reference section at the end of the manuscripts, typed double-spaced in the order of item referred to in the next, using numerals in square brackets. Style for papers: [Reference number], Authors (last name, followed by first initial for main author, and first initial followed by last name for other authors), year, title, periodical (in italics), volume (issue), inclusive page numbers. Style for books: Authors, title (in italics), year, location, publisher, chapter or page numbers. For example:
Khalid, M., S. Omatu, and R. Yusof. 1995. Temperature Regulation with Neural Networks and Alternative Control Schemes. IEEE Trans on Neural Networks. 6(3): 572-582.
Satapah, A., T. Kassim, and B. Zubil. 2017. Neuro-Control and Its Applications. London: Springer-Verlag.
We also need you to provide D.O.I. for each references listed in your article to increase citation.