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- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it being considered by another journal (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- The submission file is in the Microsoft Word .docx file format.
- The author has prepared a statement explaining the paper and identifying any conflicts of interest. Insert this into the Comments for the Editor field during the submission process.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines and the Manuscript Template.
- Includes a title page with the title and three key points.
- Includes an abstract that is <250 words
- Provides descriptive headings for key sections.
- Has continuous line numbers throughout the text.
- Figures and tables with their caption should be pasted at the end of the document.
- Includes complete references following journal CSE style, and provides URLs for the references if available.
Has an acknowledgements section that includes:
ο All funding information from each author pertaining to this work.
ο Any conflicts of interest for any author that are not apparent from their affiliations or funding.
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