Special issue proposal


Special issue is an effective way to communicate current knowledge in a particular field to researchers working in the field and interested readers. International Journal of Mathematics And its Applications aims to frequently publish special issues that focus on research topics of common interest. Qualified scientists are encouraged to organize and guest edit special issues in their expertise areas with the journal. Published special issues in International Journal of Mathematics And its Applications are highly cited and have drawn maximal attentions in the same areas. The profiles and reputations of the guest editors increase together with the publication of the special issues.


Proposals for special issues are welcome throughout the year and the issues can be published as soon as final versions of manuscripts are received by the journal editorial office. A special issues may cover topics in any Pure, Applied and Applications of Mathematics. Articles in the special issues may include reviews, researcher papers, communications and other types as deemed appropriate by the editors. Conference organizers are welcome to publish the proceedings as special issues in the journal. They may also organize a special issue based on the extended or full versions of papers that were presented in the conference, symposium or workshop.




A proposal should include


  • CV and list of publications of the guest editors; (the main guest editor can invite up to 2 co-editors to edit the special issue)

  • A working title, an overview of the topics, aims and scope;

  • An estimated number of articles to be published, and if possible, list of potential authors and titles of manuscripts;

  • Tentative time frame for submissions and publications.

Papers in the special issue may be invited or openly submitted. The guest editors are responsible for reviewing the special issue papers, and supply final versions to the journal editorial office for publication.


Special issues are published online followed by print edition on demand. Full texts of all articles will appear in www.ijmaa.in.




Article Processing Charge


For the Special Issue manuscript, here is IJMAA policy:
  • For Lead Guest Editors, IJMAA will publish their two manuscripts for free in his own Special Issue. For the rest manuscripts, IJMAA will offer a 30% discount.

  • Note that the Lead Guest Editor must be the corresponding author of these two manuscripts.