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Economic Quality Control

Founded by Collani, Elart

Managing Editor: Yanev, George P.

Editorial Board Member: Chimka, Justin / Dimitrov, Boyan / González , Miguel / Govindaraju, Raj / Hryniewicz, Olgierd / Kaishev , Vladimir / Moustafa, Magdi S. / Mukherjee, S.P. / Nishina, Ken / Rahim, Abdur / Saniga, Erwin M.

Aims and Scope

Economic Quality Control is devoted to all fields related to reliability and quality control in economy, finance, manufacturing, production and inventory. It primarily publishes research articles, but survey articles on a topical area inside the scope are considered, too.

The journal pays special attention to the interdisciplinary character of the topic. Not only mathematicians, but also scientists, economists as well as scholars from other disciplines contribute papers. The methods and results published thus are of interest to various applications in real life.

Economic Quality Control has emerged from the identically named Newsletter of the “Würzburg Research Group on Quality Control” which was founded in 1986 by Bernhard F. Arnolds, Elart von Collani and John Sheil. Until 2009 the journal was published in cooperation with Heldermann Verlag.

Instructions for Authors

Submitting an article

... is done electronically by emailing both a PDF file and the source files (LaTeX) to the Managing Editor or to one of the Associate Editors using the e-mail addresses listed in the Editorial Information.

Contributions submitted to this journal must be written in clear and concise English. Only unpublished material can be accepted, and authors may not republish their paper in the same or similar form. The decision on the acceptance is taken after a peer-reviewing procedure. The journal makes no page charges.

The authors can provide the names and e-mail addresses of up to four potential reviewers.

Each article

... must begin with an abstract of less than 150 words. The abstract must be followed by an appropriate classification according to MSC 2010 (Mathematics Subject Classification) and a list of 3 to 6 keywords. The short title for the running head should contain at most 80 characters, spaces inclusive.

Authors are asked to follow a few basic guidelines while formatting their paper for publication, in order for the journal to be as homogeneous in appearance as possible. Please download the LaTeX class file and the respective sample file including the instructions for formatting here.

The affiliation, postal and electronic addresses of all authors should be placed at the very end of the paper.

Figures must be of sufficiently high resolution (minimum 600 dpi). Lettering of all figures within the article should be uniform in style (preferably a sans serif typeface like Helvetica) and of sufficient size (ca. 8 pt.). Uppercase letters A, B, C, etc. should be used to identify parts of multi-part figures. Cite all figures in the text in numerical order. Indicate the approximate placement of each figure. Do not embed figures within the text body of the manuscript; submit figures in separate files. In a TEX document EPS files may be incorporated into the TEX file by using one of the standard macro packages.
Provide a short descriptive title and a legend to make each figure self-explanatory. Explain all symbols used in the figures. Remember to use the same abbreviations as in the text body.

Authors are encouraged to submit illustrations in color if necessary for their scientific content. Publication of color figures is provided free of charge both in online and print editions.

References should be collected at the end of the paper, numbered with Arabic numerals in alphabetical order of the authors' names and surrounded by square brackets. Please use abbreviations for titles of journals in accordance with those listed in Mathematical Reviews.

o Articles in journals:
[1] A. Carbonaro, G. Metafune and C. Spina, Parabolic Schrödinger operators, J. Math
Anal. and Appl. 343 (2008), 965-974.

o Articles ahead of print:
[2] D. Farley and L. Sabalka, Presentations of graph braid groups, Forum Math. (2010), doi: 10.1515/FORM.2011.086.

oBooks and Monographs:
[3] I. M. Isaacs, Character theory of finite groups, AMS Chelsea Publishing, 2006.

o Chapters:
[4] T. De Medts, F. Haot, R. Knop and H. Van Maldeghem, On the uniqueness of the unipotent subgroups of some Moufang sets, in: Finite Geometries, Groups, and Computation, pp. 43-66, de Gruyter, Berlin, 2006.

Galley proofs

... will be sent to all authors in due time with a request to carefully check them.

After publication

... each author will receive a PDF file of the final version for private use only.

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George P. Yanev
Department of Mathematics
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999

Founding Editor

Elart von Collani
Stochastikon GmbH
Schießhausstr. 15
97072 Würzburg

Associate Editors

Justin R. Chimka
Department of Industrial Engineering
University of Arkansas
4207 Bell Engineering Center
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Boyan Dimitrov
Science and Mathematics Department
Kettering University
1700 West Third Avenue
Flint, MI 48504-4898

Miguel González
Department of Mathematics
University of Extremadura
Avda. de Elvas, s/n
06071 Badajoz

Raj Govindaraj
Institute of Information Sciences & Technology
Massey University
Palmerston North
New Zealand

Olgierd Hryniewicz
Systems Research Institute
Polish Academy of Sciences
Newelska 6
01-447 Warszawa

Vladimir K. Kaishev
Faculty of Actuarial Science and Insurance
Cass Business School, City University London
106 Bunhill Row
London EC1Y 8TZ

Magdi Moustafa
The American University
P.O.Box 2511
Cairo 11511, Egypt

S.P. Mukherjee
Department of Statistics
University College of Science
35 Ballygunge Circular Rd.
Calcutta 700 019

Ken Nishina
Nagoya Institute of Technology
Gokiso-cho, Showa-ku
Nagoya, Aichi, 466-8555
Erwin Saniga
Department of Business Administration
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware 19716

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  • This is an excellent publication.

    posted by: George P. Yanev on 2012-09-23 06:38 PM (Europe/Berlin)

  • Hai sir iam doing Ph.d but i didn't catch the how to submit the article in your journal.

    posted by: Krishnaswamy Indira on 2014-07-17 08:02 AM (Europe/Berlin)

  • Dear Krishnaswamy Indira, Thank you for your interest. You can find all information on how to submit your paper in the "Submission of Manuscripts" tab above.

    posted by: De Gruyter Online on 2014-07-17 08:51 AM (Europe/Berlin)