Science作为国际权威学术期刊在科研界的影响力是举足轻重的,然而想要在Science上发布一篇文章确是不容易的,除了选题,架构,润色,修改等一些要求以外,还需要一颗不怕被拒的强大心脏。


那么,在Science上成功的发表一篇论文需要经历些什么呢?我们有幸找到了篇帖子,详细的记录了作者在十年前投稿过程中的经历。可供各位参考。


■注册


IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology - Account Created in Manuscript Central 
发件人:\"ieeetcst\" 加入通讯录 
时 间:2006年5月17日(星期三) 下午13:21
收件人:"XXX" 

17-May-2006
Dear Mr. XXX:
Welcome to the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology - Manuscript Central site for online submission and review.
Your USER ID and PASSWORD for your account at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tcst  is as follows:
USER ID: XXXXXXX@sina.com
PASSWORD: XXXXXXXX
Please note that your PASSWORD is case-sensitive.
Thank you for your participation.
Sincerely,
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology Editorial Office


■投稿


IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology - Paper ID TCST-2006-XXXX 
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时 间:2006年6月9日(星期五) 下午13:14
收件人:"XXX" 

09-Jun-2006
Dear Mr. XXX:
Your paper entitled "XXXXXX" has been successfully submitted online and is presently being given full consideration for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.
Your Paper ID is TCST-2006-XXXX.
Please mention the above Paper ID in all future correspondence or when calling the office for questions. If there are any changes in your street address or e-mail address, please log in to Manuscript Central at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tcst  and edit your user information as appropriate.
You can also view the status of your submission at any time by checking your Author Center after logging in to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tcst .
Thank you for submitting your paper to the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.
Best Regards,
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology Editorial Office


■催稿


Re: Status of manuscript TCST-2006-XXXX 
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时 间:2006年10月13日(星期五) 下午23:08
收件人:"XXX" 

XXX,
I am currently out of the office until October 19 and will respond to your
request when I return.
All best,
XXX
Editorial Assistant
On October 10, 11:06 pm "XXX"  wrote:
>
> Dear Editors,
>
> Thank you for your previously handing our manuscript
> 'TCST-2006-XXXX          XXXXXX'
> We would like to know its current status. Any Information
> will be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you!
>
> Best Regards,
> XXX
Re: Status of manuscript TCST-2006-XXXX 
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时 间:2006年10月20日(星期五) 上午03:53
收件人:"XXX" 

Dear XXX,
Thank you for your email. I have looked at the status of your paper and it appears that it is currently out for review. The reviewers have until mid-November to return their reviews.
Thank you for your patience.
All best,
XXX
XXX wrote: 
Dear Editors,

Thank you for your previously handing our manuscript
'TCST-2006-XXXX          XXXXXX'
We would like to know its current status. Any Information
will be greatly appreciated.
Thank you!

Best Regards,
XXX 
2006-10-11
Re: 
发件人:\"XXX\"  
时 间:2006年12月16日(星期六) 下午22:03
收件人:\"ieeetcst\" 
抄    送:\"XXX\" 

I have received only one review for this paper so far.  I have sent a 
reminder to the other two reviewers to send me their review as soon as 
possible.  I will make a decision as soon as I get their review.
Sorry for the delay.
-Dr.  XXX-
  Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
  FAMU-FSU College of Engineering
On Fri, 15 Dec 2006, IEEE/TCST Journal wrote:
> Dear Prof. XXX,
> I am forwarding this on to you from the author.  Please reply and cc me with 
> your reply
> Thank you,
>XXX
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject:  Status of manuscript TCST-2006-XXXX
> Date:  Fri, 15 Dec 2006 09:21:43 +0800
> From:  XXX 
> To:  ieeetcst 
>
>
>
> Dear Editors,
>
> Would you like to give us an update on the current status of our submission
> 'TCST-2006-XXXX         XXXXXX',
> which was sent on Jun 9,2006? Any information will be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you for your handling our manuscript.
>
>
> Best Regards,
> XXX
>
> 2006-12-15
Re:Request for Status TCST-2006-XXXX 
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时 间:2007年2月2日(星期五) 上午02:20
收件人:"XXX" 
抄    送:"XXX" 

Dear XXX,
Thank you for your message. I have forwarded it to your paper’s Associate
Editor, XXX and asked him to contact you as soon as possible.
If you do not hear from him, within a few days, please feel free to contact
him directly at XXX@usouthal.edu.
Thank you, 
XXX
Editorial Assistant 
IEEE TCST 
ph: 805-893-XXXX 
fax:805-893-XXXX 
ieeetcst@engineering.ucsb.edu
On February 1, 1:02 am "XXX"  wrote:

> Dear Editors,
>  
> …… draws researcher attention only in recent years. We have
> successfully control the real unit using the …… approach. We hope more
> readers can see our research achievement as soon as possible and give
> us any advice for further improvement.  
> Would you like to give us an update on the current status of our
> submission 'TCST-2006-XXXX          XXXXXX',
> which was sent on Jun 9,2006? Any information will be greatly
> appreciated. Thank you for your handling our manuscript. > 
>  
>  
> Best Regards,
> XXX
>  

> 2006-12-15


■ 第一次Decision-Reject & Resubmit


IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology - Decision on Manuscript ID TCST-2006-XXXX 
发件人:\"XXX\"  
时 间:2007年3月4日(星期日) 下午23:22
收件人:\"XXX\" 
抄    送:\"ieeetcst\" 

04-Mar-2007
Dear Mr.XXX:
The paper \"XXXXXX\" reference TCST-2006-XXXX which you submitted for publication to the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, has been reviewed.  Copies of the Associate Editor Report and of the reviews are included at the bottom of this letter.
After consideration of the paper and of the reviews, it is our decision that the paper cannot be accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.  It is possible, however, that it could be published as a Brief Paper after significant revision. Suggestions for changes that would increase the likelihood of acceptance are discussed in the Associate Editor Report and in the reviews.
Please note that resubmitting your manuscript does not guarantee eventual acceptance, and that your resubmission will be subject to re-review by the reviewer(s) before a decision is rendered.  The revision should adhere to the requirements for a brief paper, currently 16 double-spaced pages including figures.
To submit your revised manuscript, log into http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tcst  and enter your Author Center. Click on Submit a New Manuscript.  In Section 5, Details and Comments of the Submission Process, answer "Yes" to "Has this document been previously submitted?"  Add the original paper  number in "Manuscipt ID of Previous Submission".
Follow the procedure and upload the revised paper.
When submitting your revised manuscript, include a detailed statement describing the changes made to the paper and refer to the paper number in your letter.   In order to expedite the processing of the revised manuscript, please be as specific as possible in your response to the reviewer(s).
Sincerely,
Prof. XXX
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
XXX@eng.fsu.edu
Editor-in-Chief's address:
Professor Francis J. Doyle III
Editor-in-Chief
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
University of California, Santa Barbara
Chemical Engineering Department
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5080
ieeetcst@engineering.ucsb.eduAssociate Editors Comments to the Author:
The following issues raised by the reviewers need to be addressed:
1. The issue of observability of the …….
2. Justifiction for estimating …….
3. Tuning of …… parameters.
4. Justification for using …… for this problem.
5. Clearer description of overall control strategy.
6. Stability of identified ……….
Reviewer(s)' Comments to Author:
Reviewer: 1
Comments to the Author
This paper presents an interesting application of ……. With revision
this paper could be of similar quality to other papers published in TCST. Following two
issues need to be addressed while revising the manuscript.
…….
Reviewer: 2
Comments to the Author
The authors have provided little motivation for the publication of this paper. …… has been successful because of its ability to handle multivariable systems with constraints. The problem, as presented by the authors, has neither problem. For some reason, …… is applied in a SISO loop to regulate ……, while PI control is used to regulate …….
The paper is poorly written, with many misspellings and a seemingly random placement of content. I see no need to compare … with …. Also, all of the hardware and software details for the implementation of the controller are largely irrelevant. The readers will not care what microprocessor was used, for example.
The … strategy is poorly presented. The classical additive output disturbance assumption is presented in equation (25), yet the point of the paper is to use ……. 
The overall control strategy is also not clear. The authors use ……, but …… is not shown in any plots.
If the ……, then what is manipulated to handle ……?
How do the authors even guarantee that the ……?


■ 改成Brief后再投

IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology - Paper ID TCST-2007-XXXX 

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时 间:2007年5月8日(星期二) 上午09:38
收件人:"XXX" 

07-May-2007
Dear Mr. XXX:
Your paper entitled "XXXXXX" has been successfully submitted online and is presently being given full consideration for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.
Your Paper ID is TCST-2007-XXXX.
Please mention the above Paper ID in all future correspondence or when calling the office for questions. If there are any changes in your street address or e-mail address, please log in to Manuscript Central at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tcst  and edit your user information as appropriate.
You can also view the status of your submission at any time by checking your Author Center after logging in to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tcst .
Thank you for submitting your paper to the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.
Best Regards,
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology Editorial Office

超页被打回


IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology - TCST-2007-XXXX has been unsubmitted 
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时 间:2007年5月8日(星期二) 下午20:24
收件人:"XXX" 

08-May-2007
Dear  Mr. XXX:
Your Paper, TCST-2007-XXXX, entitled "XXXXXX" has been unsubmitted to the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.  It has been unsubmitted  because it exceeds the length requirements for a brief paper. The maximum length allowed for a brief paper is 8 single-spaced pages in a double column format or  16 double-spaced pages in a single column format. 
Please adjust the length of your paper and re-submit the manuscript for consideration of publication.  You may contact the Editorial Office if you have further questions.
Sincerely,
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology Editorial Office


■缩短篇幅后再投


IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology - Paper ID TCST-2007-XXXX 
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时 间:2007年5月15日(星期二) 下午16:06
收件人:"XXX" 

15-May-2007
Dear Mr. XXX:
Your paper entitled "XXXXXX" has been successfully submitted online and is presently being given full consideration for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.
Your Paper ID is TCST-2007-XXXX.
Please mention the above Paper ID in all future correspondence or when calling the office for questions. If there are any changes in your street address or e-mail address, please log in to Manuscript Central at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tcst  and edit your user information as appropriate.
You can also view the status of your submission at any time by checking your Author Center after logging in to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tcst .
Thank you for submitting your paper to the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.
Best Regards,
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology Editorial Office

■再催稿


IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 

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时 间:2007年8月23日(星期四) 上午00:32
收件人:"XXX" 

22-Aug-2007
TCST-2007-XXXX -XXXXXX
Dear Mr. XXX:
Thank you for your email. I have forwarded the request to your Associate Editor XXX and asked him to contact you directly. If you haven't heard from in a week or so, please feel free to contact him directly at XXX@usouthal.edu. However, your paper's decision due date is still more than a month away. We typically allow four months for the review process.
Sincerely,
Ms. XXX
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
Re: Status of Revised Manuscript TCST-2007-XXXX 
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时 间:2007年10月4日(星期四) 上午00:49
收件人:"XXX" 

Dear XXX,
Thank you for your email. The editor handling your paper is awaiting the rest of the reviews for your paper and has taken steps to remind the reviewers to turn in their reports. I expect he will contact you in the next few weeks, as soon as he has made a decision.
All best,
XXX
XXX wrote: 
Dear Editors,

Thank you for your handling our manuscript. 
I am very sorry for the previous emails because of not knowing the routine time of review for your journal.

Our revised paper  
'TCST-2007-XXXX         XXXXXX'
has been reviewed for over four months. 
Would you like to give us some information about it?

Thank you very much.

Best Regards,
XXX 
2007-09-28
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 
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时 间:2007年12月5日(星期三) 上午01:22
收件人:"XXX" 

04-Dec-2007
TCST-2007-XXXX -XXXXXX
Dear Mr. XXX:
Your paper is currently out for  review. The associate editor handling you paper is awaiting one last review, which is due any day, before he make a decision on your paper. I hope that we will have an answer for you in the next few weeks. 
Sincerely,
Ms. XXX
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology


■第二次Decision-Accept


IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology - Decision on Manuscript ID TCST-2007-XXXX 
发件人:\"XXX\"  
时 间:2007年12月22日(星期六) 上午08:01
收件人:\"XXX\" 
抄    送:\"ieeetcst\" 

21-Dec-2007
Dear Mr. XXX:
The paper \"XXXXXX\" which you have submitted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology has been reviewed.  A copy of the Associate Editor Report and copies of the reviews are included at the bottom of this letter.
I am pleased to report that your manuscript is acceptable for publication as a brief paper.  Please consider the comments contained in the reviews, and send a copy of the revised manuscript to the Editor-in-Chief as soon as convenient.  Please note that authors have a maximum of six months to revise their manuscript.  If this time is exceeded, the paper must go through the entire review process as in the case of a new submission.
Attached are PDF files for the Publication Checklist and Copyright Form.  You can submit the copyright electronically by clicking the \"Create ECF\" button next to the accepted manuscript listed in your Author Center, but you will still need to send the acknowledgment with the rest of the checklist materials.
Sincerely,
Prof. XXX
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
XXX@usouthal.edu
Editor-in-Chief's address:
Professor Francis J. Doyle III
Editor-in-Chief
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
University of California, Santa Barbara
Chemical Engineering Department
Santa Barbara, CA  93106-5080
ieeetcst@engineering.ucsb.edu
Reviewer(s)' Comments to Author:
Reviewer: 1
Comments to the Author
I believe that the authors have made a serious and thorough effort to address all the issues ans points of criticism raised by the reviewers. However, they still need to:
i) take a final look and improve the English in various parts of the text
ii) show that all assumptions and conditions of the paper's theoretical section are met in the case study under consideration.
Reviewer: 2
Comments to the Author
(There are no comments)
Manuscript ID TCST-2007-XXXX is now in your Admin Center; ready for production checklist 
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时 间:2007年12月22日(星期六) 上午08:01
收件人:"XXX" 

21-Dec-2007
Dear Mr. XXX:
Manuscript ID TCST-2007-XXXX entitled "XXXXXX" with Mr. XXX as submitting author, has been accepted to the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.
Please send the production checklist for this manuscript as soon as possible.
Sincerely,
XXX
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology Editorial Office
ieeetcst@engineering.ucsb.edu


■转移版权


IEEE Copyright Transfer Confirmation for Article:XXXXXX
发件人:"ECopyright"  
时 间:2008年5月14日(星期三) 下午16:28
收件人:"XXX" 

IEEE Copyright Transfer Confirmation Receipt:
=============================================
Publication Title: IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
Article Title: XXXXXX
Author(s):XXX
Author E-mail: XXX@sina.com
Congratulations!
You have successfully completed the IEEE Electronic Copyright Form, a copy of 
the fully executed Form is attached here for your records.
Please be sure to save this e-mail for any future reference.
If you have any questions about this process, please be sure to contact the 
IEEE Intellectual Property Rights Office at:
445 Hoes Lane
Piscataway.NJ 08854-XXXX
Phone: +1 732 562 XXXX
Fax: +1 732 562 XXXX
E-mail: mailto:copyrights@ieee.org
Once again, congratulations, and thank you for being an IEEE author.
Sincerely,
XXX
IEEE Intellectual Property Rights
E-mail: mailto:XXX@ieee.org


■发送文章出版相关文件


Receipt of Checklist Items 
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时 间:2008年6月6日(星期五) 上午03:25
收件人:"XXX" 

05-Jun-2008
TCST-2007-XXXX - XXXXXX
Dear Mr. XXX:
Thank you for sending us your checklist items. I have everything I
need to send your paper to the publisher when papers are next due. When your galley
proofs are ready, you will receive an e-mail notification and instructions from the 
publisher. Please note that we have had three back to back special issues this year and that has created a backlog of papers. However, we are in the midst of implementing
a rapid post procedure so that papers will be available online sooner than they appear in print.
Congratulations on the acceptance of your paper. 
Sincerely,
Ms. XXX
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology


■校稿


Your IEEE proof is now available 
发件人:\"XXX\" 加入通讯录 
时 间:2009年1月29日(星期四) 上午04:12
收件人:"XXX" 

Dr. XXX,
The proof for your article, XXXXXX, is ready for your review. Please access your proof via the user ID and password provided below. Kindly log in to the website within 48 HOURS of receiving this message so that we may expedite the publication process. Once you have accessed your proof, please return your comments and/or corrections within the time frame prescribed in the Notice to Authors, which you will find on the website along with your proof. 
Please see the following instructions to retrieve your proof:
1. If your e-mail client software supports live Web browser links, please click on the Web browser link (URL) below to go to the login page to retrieve your proof.  If your mail client doesn't support live links, run your browser software, copy the link below, paste it into the address box in your browser and press .
2. You should now see the IEEE Tools for Authors Article Proof Login page in your browser.
3. Please copy the User ID below and paste it into the User ID field in the Login box.
4. Please copy the password below and paste it into the Password field in the Login box.
5. Click on the "Sign In" button at the bottom of the Login box.
6. You should now see your article proof page, with links to download your proof and any associated documents.
URL: https://authorproof.ieee.org/tfa/authproof.do?journal=TCST&artID=XXX
User ID: XXX
Password: XXX
If for some reason your browser displays the IEEE Tools for Authors Article Proof Information Page instead of the IEEE Tools for Authors Article Proof Login Page, you will need to take one extra step before logging in: A. Simply copy the journal acronym listed below and paste it into the Journal Acronym field in the Article Proof Information box.
B. Do the same for the Article ID, copying and pasting it into the Article ID field.
C. Then, click on the "Continue" button at the bottom of the box.
D. Then, log in normally, as in steps 3-6 above.  Copy the User ID above and paste it into the User ID field in the Login box.
E. Please copy the password above and paste it into the Password field in the Login box.
F. Click on the "Sign In" button at the bottom of the Login box.
G. You should now see your article proof page, with links to download your proof and any associated documents.
Journal acronym: TCST
Article ID: XXX
If you have trouble accessing your proof site, please make sure that your browser's security setting utilizes 128-bit SSL as it is necessary for access to your proof.
For Netscape. go to:
http://wp.netscape.com/security/index.html
For Internet Explorer, go to:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/downloads/recommended/128bit/
If you are still having trouble, please make sure that you have captured the entire URL (sometimes it breaks to 2 lines).
If you have any problems or questions regarding this proof, please contact your IEEE staff editor by replying to this message. Thank you,
************************************
XXX, Associate Editor
445 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08855
Fax: 732-562-XXXX
Phone: 732-562-XXXX
E-mail: XXX@ieee.org

■校稿后发现文章有排版错误,请编辑修改


Re: 10.1109/TCST.XXXX.XXXXXXX 
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时 间:2009年3月4日(星期三) 下午21:28
收件人:"XXX" 
Hi, XXX
This has been corrected. You will see the correct version when the issue is printed. 
Thanks, 
Michelle 

XXX, Associate Editor
IEEE Transactions/Journals
445 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08855
Phone: (732) 562-XXXX
Fax: (732) 562-XXXX
e-mail: XXX@ieee.org

IEEE. Fostering technology innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. 
From: 
XXX@sina.com 
To: 
"XXX"  
Cc: 
"XXX" , XXX  
Date: 
03/02/2009 02:45 AM 
Subject: 
XXXXXX

Dear XXX, 
  
As the corrected poof of our paper has been uploaded in the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology journal website, we found that the information of some of the authors have not been properly printed according to the corrected proof that we provided. The proper information is as follows: 
  
The authors information has been confused. Please correct them in time. Thank you! 
  
Article No. XXX 
Title: XXXXXX 
Authors: XXX



Best Regards, 

XXX