Code of Ethics

We, the Editors of this publication, commit ourselves to the highest ethical and professional conduct:

  1. To promote the understanding of technology, its appropriate application, and potential consequences.
  2. To avoid real or perceived conflicts of interest, whenever possible and to disclose them to affected parties, when they exist.
  3. To be honest and realistic in stating claims or estimates based on available data.
  4. To reject bribery in all its forms.
  5. To seek, accept and offer honest reviews of technical work and to credit properly the contributions of reviewers.
  6. To treat fairly all authors regardless of such factors as race, religion, gender, disability, age or national origin.
  7. To avoid injuring others, their property, reputation or employment by false or malicious actions.