Communications in Mathematical Sciences

ISSN Print 1539-6746  ISSN Online 1945-0796

8 issues per year

Editor-in-Chief

Shi Jin (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

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General Information

Please submit your paper to:  

General point of contact: Teresa Wang, CMS Journal Secretary, .

Authoring Template/Instructions: Click here to download.

Consent-to-Publish: Upon acceptance of a paper for publication, the author(s) must sign and submit a consent-to-publish agreement.

Copyright: Author has the option to retain copyright of his or her paper.

Paper format(s) of initial submission. Required: Adobe PDF or PostScript.

Paper format(s) upon acceptance. Required: LaTeX 2e.

About Submissions

Preparing and Submitting Manuscripts

Manuscripts should be submitted in English, French or German. Pages must be numbered consecutively and not by section or paragraph. Authors are required to include a brief abstract. The abstract should make minimal use of mathematical symbols and should not contain displayed formulas or bibliographic references. The body of the paper should begin with an introduction stating the purpose of the article and summarizing the principal results. Bibliographic references should be listed alphabetically at the end of the paper. The format for references can be found in our current issues. Authors should consult Mathematical Reviews for the standard abbreviations of journal names.

Fast communications will be limited to 10 pages; Movie descriptions will be limited to 2 pages.

Authors are strongly encouraged to prepare their manuscript in LaTex 2e and to use the CMS class file cmslatex.cls. The class file, necessary style file, fonts, and a template are available in a compressed format for your convenience into a single “ZIP” file. Click here to download the ZIP file.

The template file explains the use of cmslatex.cls and allows you to begin typing immediately. Properly prepared LaTeX2e manuscripts allow more control over the appearance of your manuscript in the journal and can be more rapidly and accurately typeset.

If there are figures in the manuscript, they should not be executed by hand, but should be done using a software compatible with the rest of the manuscript in such a way that they can be computer generated. The preferred electronic file format for figures is EPS (Encapsulated PostScript).

Page proofs will be sent to the corresponding author electronically. Corrections are expected to be returned within one (1) week.

Selection and Acceptance

Speed of Publication

Most articles will appear in six (6) months from the submission date; Fast communications will appear in three (3) months.

In order to guarantee that there is no backlog for the journal, the publisher may increase the number of pages for each issue occasionally.

Forthcoming papers

See a list of papers whose publication in CMS is forthcoming — with titles, authors, and abstracts. (Opens external website in a separate window.)

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