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Editor in Chief: RAFFAELLO COSSU

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  • Articles must be typed and edited strictly in accordance with our template. Download the “Article Template” DOC
  • The total number of figures should not exceed 10, unless motivated by a written request
  • Figures should be presented in high resolution, in JPG or TIFF format (with a 300 DPI/inch resolution in the established format), EPS or PDF
  • Tables must not be higher than 3. The size of Tables should not exceed one A4 page (font Arial 10,5 pt). The costs for additional items will be = 100 € / Table
  • In the Reference section: DOI must be cited in a completed linked format (e.g. xxxxxxxxx). This would allow consult the given papers more easily. Please write the DOI at the beginning of each row in order to read the link in the pdf file correctly

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This ensures your article will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.
The APC for this journal is € 500 + VAT 22%.
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