Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
The manuscript has been prepared with the official Markdown template, or is in PDF or DOCX fomat.
The manuscript is less than 7,000 words
Where available, DOIs or URLs for the references have been provided.
If the official template has not been used, then the text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
The authors acknowledge that, if accepted, the manuscript will be published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY 4.0)
Manuscripts submitted to Chroma are reviewed by at least two anonymous referees.
Manuscripts are received on the understanding that they are original contributions and not being considered elsewhere for publication (excluding abstract publication within the Australasian Computer Music Conference).
Manuscripts can be submitted in Markdown, PDF, or Microsoft Word (docx) format, although Markdown format is preferred. The official template (link) uses Markdown and provides a 1-column article output in PDF and HTML format.
- Manuscripts should preferably use the official Markdown template and the PDF output uploaded into the submission system.
- Manuscripts should normally not be longer than 7,000 words.
- Mansucripts should begin with an abstract of around 200 words.
- Figures should be included in the manuscript where they appear. On acceptance, images should be supplied as separate jpg/png/svg files.
- It it is the authors' reposibility to seek permission to include copyright figures within their papers if these are required.
- Citations should be in author-date format and the references section should use APA6 style.
Video and Audio Examples
Video and audio examples that supplement manuscripts are encouraged. In the first instance, we request that authors deposit these examples at Zenodo and refer to them by DOI.
Articles accepted for publication in Chroma will be published in PDF and HTML format.
The articles section is for scholarly articles concerning research and artistic progress in computer/electronic music. This includes but is not limited to contributions that have been previously presented by abstract at the Australasian Computer Music Conference.
Chroma is a completely (gold) open-access journal with Copyright retained by the author(s). Articles published in Chroma are released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license (CC BY 4.0). There is no embargo period, and authors may self-archive their work (for instance on ArXiv) at any time.
Manuscripts are received on the understanding that authors agree to license their work under a CC BY 4.0 license if accepted.
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.