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Philosophy of Applications and Applied Mathematics: an International Journal (AAM)

For more information, please see Applications and Applied Mathematics: an International Journal (AAM) Aims and Scope page.

Call for Papers

The Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM) will be published online two times per year (June and December). Submitted manuscripts (in proper and correct English) will be reviewed by at least two reviewers from inside or outside the Board of Editors.

The AAM focuses on applied mathematics as well as applications of mathematics including research on mathematics teaching. Thus, original, not previously published, research manuscripts will be considered for publication. A thorough list of applicable topics can be found at the AAM Call for Papers page.

Who Can Submit?

Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Applications and Applied Mathematics: an International Journal (AAM) provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer).

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General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to Applications and Applied Mathematics: an International Journal (AAM), the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Applications and Applied Mathematics: an International Journal (AAM). If you have concerns about the submission terms for Applications and Applied Mathematics: an International Journal (AAM), please contact the editors.

Evaluation Form

A copy of the evaluation form used by the journal to evaluate submitted papers can be found at AAM Manuscript Review Evaluation Form.

Peer Review Process

Submitted manuscripts (in English) will be reviewed by at least two highly qualified reviewers in the field from inside or outside the Board of Editors. The submitting author is asked to suggest at least 5 (five) potential reviewers from the board and outside the board, not all from the same countries as the author's/authors' location. The selection of reviewers will be done so that there will be not any conflict of interest. The review process will be confidential. Final decision on acceptance or rejection of manuscript is up to the Editor-in-Chief..

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Formatting Requirements

Applications and Applied Mathematics: an International Journal (AAM) has no general rules about the formatting of articles upon initial submission. There are, however, rules governing the formatting of the final submission. See Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for details. Although bepress can provide limited technical support, it is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article as a high-quality PDF (Adobe's Portable Document Format) file, or a Microsoft Word, WordPerfect or RTF file that can be converted to a PDF file.

It is understood that the current state of technology of Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) is such that there are no, and can be no, guarantees that documents in PDF will work perfectly with all possible hardware and software configurations that readers may have.

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Rights for Authors and Digital Commons @PVAMU

As further described in our submission agreement (the Submission Agreement), in consideration for publication of the article, the authors assign to Digital Commons @PVAMU all copyright in the article, subject to the expansive personal--use exceptions described below.

Copyright and Access

  • The Authors hereby assign to AAM, for the full term of copyright and distribution of research. Once a manuscript is given a reference number, it will become a property of AAM and AAM will be the Permanent Owner and distributor of the manuscript with all its copyrights.
  • As it is a general principle of scholarly communication, the Editor-in-Chief of AAM or his designee is the solely and independently responsible for deciding which manuscript submitted to AAM will be published.
  • After completion of review and possible revisions, if a manuscript were rejected, the copyright will be nullified. However, if it is accepted, in response to the Letter of Acceptance from the Editor-in-Chief or his designee, the authors and/or the corresponding author submitting the manuscript are/is required to state his/her agreement with the AAM’s Copyright policy mentioned in this item by stating this fact in a return reply e-mail. This will endorse the AAM’s Permanent Ownership of the manuscript.
  • AAM shall post a notice of copyright in AAM’s name in conformity with the United States Copyright Act and the Universal Copyright Convention. AAM shall have the right to register the copyright in the Work with the United States Copyright Office. Any textual or illustrative material prepared for the Work by AAM at its expense may be copyrighted separately in AAM’s name.
  • All rights in and to the “Appearance of the Manuscript”, includes the design and typography, will belong to AAM.
  • A manuscript may be withdrawn (removed or retracted) within 30 days from the date of assignment of reference number by AAM’s Editor-in-Chief or his designee. However, the Editor-in-Chief or his designee of AAM reserves the right to consider a request for withdrawal of a manuscript by the author at his/her will.
  • In an extremely rare occasion, it may be necessary to remove a published paper from the online cite of AAM. Such action is the authority of AAM’s Editor-in-Chief or his designee only.

Attribution and Usage Policies

Reproduction, posting, transmission or other distribution or use of the article or any material therein, in any medium as permitted by a personal-use exemption or by written agreement of Digital Commons @PVAMU, requires credit to Digital Commons @PVAMU as copyright holder (e.g., Digital Commons @PVAMU © 2020).

Personal-use Exceptions

The following uses are always permitted to the author(s) and do not require further permission from Digital Commons @PVAMU provided the author does not alter the format or content of the articles, including the copyright notification:

  • Storage and back-up of the article on the author's computer(s) and digital media (e.g., diskettes, back-up servers, Zip disks, etc.), provided that the article stored on these computers and media is not readily accessible by persons other than the author(s);
  • Posting of the article on the author(s) personal website, provided that the website is non-commercial;
  • Posting of the article on the internet as part of a non-commercial open access institutional repository or other non-commercial open access publication site affiliated with the author(s)'s place of employment (e.g., a Phrenology professor at the University of Southern North Dakota can have her article appear in the University of Southern North Dakota's Department of Phrenology online publication series); and
  • Posting of the article on a non-commercial course website for a course being taught by the author at the university or college employing the author.

People seeking an exception, or who have questions about use, should contact the editors.

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General Terms and Conditions of Use

Users of the Digital Commons @PVAMU website and/or software agree not to misuse the Digital Commons @PVAMU service or software in any way.

The failure of Digital Commons @PVAMU to exercise or enforce any right or provision in the policies or the Submission Agreement does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term of the Submission Agreement or these policies is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Submission Agreement and these policies remain in full force and effect. These policies and the Submission Agreement constitute the entire agreement between Digital Commons @PVAMU and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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