Code of Ethics of the Chungcheong Mathematical Society(CMS)

The Chungcheong Mathematical Society(CMS) intends to establish a universal code of ethics for the members of the CMS, to enhance their awareness of ethics, fulfill their social responsibilities, raise their status and pride, and contribute to the development of mathematics and further academic culture by sincere compliance of their own accord.

1. The members shall be responsible for their research and intellectual activities and recognize the responsibility    of contributing to the improvement of quality and welfare for human life, with the knowledge and skills resulted    from their conduct.
2. The members shall recognize that honesty, veracity and accuracy are essential to secure the reliability of the    results of conducting all research activities. In carrying out research activities such as proposals, plans,    performance and reporting the results, etc., the researchers shall pursue the basic principles, especially rejecting    misconduct including fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, and duplicate presentation.
3. The indication of authors shall be limited to those who directly participate in the research, such as presenting,    designing, performing, and interpreting ideas, etc. The rights and the intellectual property of prior researchers    shall be respected by revealing the sources which have been referred or cited. The authors published in the list    shall share the responsibility for the paper.
4. The members shall participate actively in promoting an environment for the intellectual liberty, fairness,    openness and mutual respect to ensure responsible research and intellectual activities.
5. The members shall faithfully comply with the norms, codes of ethics and internationally accepted principles    throughout the research and intellectual activities.

   Adopted May 26, 2007

Regulations of Research Ethics

These regulations describe the ethical duties and the rights of CMS members in conducting academic activities such as research performing, publishing and presentation of the academic results. All regulations are based on the Science and Technology Code of Ethics. The members shall comply with the following and any violation shall be subject to review by CMS Research Ethics Committee.

Chapter 1 General Provisions

Article 1 (Purpose)
These regulations are established by CMS, with an aim to specifying matters concerning Research Ethics related to academic activities such as research, publication and academic presentation, etc.

Article 2 (Scope)
These regulations apply to CMS members, the projects and the project managers or agencies organized by CMS.

Chapter 2 Committee

Article 3 (Composition)
① The Research Ethics Committee shall be composed of 5 members including the Committee Chair.
② The Committee Chair shall be appointed by the Chair of the CMS among the committee members.
③ The term of office for committee members shall be 2 years.

Article 4 (Call for Meetings)
① The committee shall be convened at the request of the Committee Chair or a quarter of the committee members.
② The call for the committee and the meeting agenda shall be notified in writing or by wire/wireless,
    5 days before the meeting. Exceptions can be considered with an urgent matter.

Article 5 (Mission)
① In order to achieve the objectives of the Research Ethics Committee,
   each of the following duties shall be carried out.
   1. Promoting awareness of the research ethics for members
   2. Deliberating and approving disciplinary actions for members
   3. Revising the Regulations of Research Ethics
   4. Other duties imposed on the committee
② The disciplinary deliberation shall be carried out in the following cases.
   1. Receipt of requests from members or the society
   2. Other cases approved by the Research Ethics Committee

Article 6 (Deciding Method)
① The Research Ethics Committee shall be opened by more than the half of the registered members and the
    decisions shall be approved by the majority of the committee members present.
② The Committee Chair has the voting right. In case of tie, it shall be rejected.

Article 7 (Period of Decision)
① The committee shall decide agenda within 60 days from the date of receipt. In case of unavoidable reasons,
   the term may be extended only for 30 days more, with approval of the committee.
② In case of the agenda in litigation, the decision deadline may be extended to the final ruling, with approval of
   the committee.

Article 8 (Actions on Reviews)
① The minutes of the committee shall be kept as records and checked and signed with the seal
    by the Committee Chair.
② The Chair of CMS shall execute the notified decisions.

Article 9 (Effect of Decisions)
Reviewed agenda shall take effect upon the decision of the committee. Disciplinary decisions for members or those related, shall take effect upon the retrial decisions by the committee, or the expiration of the retrial period requested by the examinee.

Article 10 (Committee Openness)
The committee process shall be closed in principle. If necessary, it may be disclosed with the approval of committee.

Plagiarism Regulations of CMS

Article 1 (Definition)
CMS defines that plagiarism refers to the arbitrary use of other people's intellectual property, deliberately without proper approval or citation.

Article 2 (Department in Charge)
The CMS Editorial Committee shall determine the plagiarism and confirm the sanctions on the papers that are already published in the CMS Journals or under being suspected of plagiarism during the examination.

Article 3 (Sanctions)
The authors and papers shall be subject to the following sanctions, depending on the seriousness of the plagiarism:
① Prohibition of submission to the CMS Journals for 3 years
② Deletion of the relevant articles from the CMS website
③ Making an official announcement about the judgement of plagiarism on the CMS website and in the first issue
    of the CMS Journal published right after confirming the plagiarism.
④ Notifying the misconduct to the affiliation of those related to the plagiarism