Instructions for Authors

ARCTT is one of the official journals of iACToR, an international non-profit association designed to promote Virtual Reality and other advanced technologies as adjuncts to more traditional forms of therapy, education, and rehabilitation.

Because the articles examine entire subfields in depth, they are written by experienced researchers upon invitation from our Editorial Committee and evaluated through double blind peer review.

  • Required structure: Title, Author/s, Affiliation/s, Short Abstract (250 words), Keywords, Introduction/Problem, Method/Tools, Results, Conclusion. You must adhere to the document format requirements of IOS Press (see below).

  • Novelty/Discussion: Please cover what makes this research different from prior work by you or by others. Please focus on the most unique aspect of your research, instead of broad implications.

  • References: Please use ONLY the IOS Press standard bibliographic format (see instructions and below).

  • File formats: Acceptable formats are Word and PDF. No LaTeX, please.

  • The official language is English and all papers will need to be in English (American). If English is not your native language, please have your paper proofread by a native speaker, preferably one who is familiar with the described technology

  • Please visit IOS Press to download the instructions. Papers that do not meet the required criteria will be sent back to the author to be re-formatted

Each submission is peer-reviewed and will be selected based on scientific merit. Papers should clearly outline results from scientific studies.

All presentations must contain original and scientifically valid information. Reports on completed research are clearly favored over descriptions of planned research. Commercial promotion and funding requests are not appropriate.

The Scientific Committee will blindly review all papers and may invite the author(s) to revise their papers in depth.

All papers will be published using the following Creative Commons license: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

You are free to:

Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format

Under the following terms:

Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.

NoDerivatives — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material.

No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.