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Open Mathematics

formerly Central European Journal of Mathematics

1 Issue per year

IMPACT FACTOR increased in 2014: 0.578

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2014: 0.558
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2014: 1.003
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2014: 0.566

Mathematical Citation Quotient 2014: 0.41


Open Access

TOPICAL ISSUE ON Cyber-Security Mathematics
Guest Editor: Miguel V. Carriegos
Associate Guest Editors: Adriana Suárez Corona, María Isabel González Vasco
The Research Institute of Applied Sciences in Cybersecurity

TOPICAL ISSUE ON Metaheuristics: Methods and Applications
Editorial Board/Guest Editors:
Jose A. Egea, Technical University of Cartagena (UPCT), Spain
Julio R. Banga, IIM-CSIC, Spain
Regina Berretta, The University of Newcastle, Australia
Manuel Laguna, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Pablo Moscato, The University of Newcastle, Australia
Patrick Siarry, Université Paris-Est Creteil Val de Marne, France
Helena Ramalhinho Dias Lourenço, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

TOPICAL ISSUE ON Advanced Computational Techniques for Fractional Differential Equations
Guest Editor: Xiao-Jun Yang

Open Mathematics is an international, open access, peer-reviewed electronic journal that publishes significant, original and relevant works in all areas of mathematics. The journal provides the readers with free, instant, and permanent access to all content worldwide; and the authors with extensive promotion of published articles, language-correction services, no space constraints and immediate publication.

Aims and Scope

The journal aims at presenting high-impact and relevant research on topics across the full span of mathematics. Coverage includes:

  • Algebra
  • Algebraic Geometry
  • Category Theory
  • Complex Analysis
  • Control Theory and Optimization
  • Differential Equations
  • Differential Geometry
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory
  • Functional Analysis
  • Geometry
  • Mathematical Logic and Foundations
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Number Theory
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Operator Theory
  • Probability Theory and Statistics
  • Real Analysis
  • Topology

Why read

Open Mathematics is a premier source of a high quality research. Now available for free for all readers.

Why submit

Authors benefit from timely, detailed and critical peer review and rapid publication. Thanks to Open Access all articles are freely available to the academic community worldwide.

Type of Publication:

Instructions for Authors


Open Mathematics encourages the submission of substantial full-length bodies of work. There are no specific length restrictions for the overall manuscript or individual sections; however, we urge the authors to present and discuss their findings in a concise and accessible manner.

Manuscripts should be submitted to the journal via online submission system Editorial Manager available for this journal at http://www.editorialmanager.com/cejm/. In case of problems, please contact the Editorial Office of this journal at Agnieszka.Bednarczyk-Drag@degruyteropen.com.


Manuscripts have to be written in LATEX, AMS-TEX, AMS-LATEX. We do not accept papers in Plain TEX format. If additionally a PDF file is supplied, the peer review process will be speed up. Authors are encouraged to submit the final version of the paper using the De Gruyter Open LATEX template.

For detailed information, please see Instruction for Authors.


Unpublished material:
Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described is not copyrighted, published or submitted elsewhere, except in abstract form. The corresponding author should ensure that all authors approve the manuscript before its submission.

Ethical conduct of research: The authors must describe and confirm safeguards to meet ethical standards when applicable. See Editorial Policy for details.

Conflict of interest: When authors submit a manuscript, they are responsible for recognizing and disclosing financial and/or other conflicts of interest that might bias their work and/or could inappropriately influence his/her judgment. If no specified acknowledgement is given, the Editors assume that no conflict of interest exists. Authors are encouraged to fill in the ICMJE Conflicts of Interest Form (available here) and send it in the electronic format to the Managing Editor.

Copyright: All authors retain copyright, unless – due to their local circumstances – their work is not copyrighted. The non-commercial use of each article will be governed by the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs license. The corresponding author grants the journal exclusive license for commercial use of the article, by signing the Open Access License. Scanned copy of license should be sent to the journal, as soon as possible.

Authorship: Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be named in an Acknowledgement section. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors (according to the above definition) and no inappropriate co-authors are included in the author list of the manuscript, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Peer Review process: The Editors reserve the right to decline the submitted manuscript without review, if the studies reported are not sufficiently novel or important to merit publication in the journal. Manuscripts deemed unsuitable (insufficient originality or of limited interest to the target audience) are returned to the author(s) without review. The Editor seeks advice from experts in the appropriate field. Research articles and communications are refereed by a minimum of two reviewers, review papers by at least three. Authors are requested to suggest persons competent to review their manuscript. However, please note that this will be treated only as a suggestion, and the final selection of reviewers is exclusively the Editor's decision. The final decision of acceptance in made by Managing Editor or, in case of conflict, by the Editor-in-Chief.

Scientific Misconduct: This journal publishes only original manuscripts that are not also published or going to be published elsewhere. Multiple submissions/publications, or redundant publications (re-packaging in different words of data already published by the same authors) will be rejected. If they are detected only after publication, the journal reserves the right to publish a Retraction Note. In each particular case Editors will follow COPE's Code of Conduct and implement its advice.

Open Mathematics is covered by the following services:

  • Baidu Scholar
  • Celdes
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • DOAJ
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Elsevier - SCOPUS
  • Gale/Cengage
  • Google Scholar
  • J-Gate
  • JournalTOCs
  • Mathematical Reviews (MathSciNet)
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest - Advanced Polymers Abstracts
  • ProQuest - Aluminium Industry Abstracts
  • ProQuest - Ceramic Abstracts/World Ceramics Abstracts
  • ProQuest - Composites Industry Abstracts
  • ProQuest - Computer and Information Systems Abstracts
  • ProQuest - Corrosion Abstracts
  • ProQuest - Earthquake Engineering Abstracts
  • ProQuest - Electronics and Communications Abstracts
  • ProQuest - Engineered Materials Abstracts
  • ProQuest - Mechanical & Transportation Engineering Abstracts
  • ProQuest - METADEX (Metals Abstracts)
  • ProQuest - Solid State and Superconductivity Abstracts
  • ReadCube
  • Referativnyi Zhurnal (VINITI)
  • ResearchGate
  • SCImago (SJR)
  • Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
  • TDOne (TDNet)
  • The Polish Digital Mathematical Library (DML-PL)
  • Thomson Reuters - Current Contents/Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences
  • Thomson Reuters - Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  • Thomson Reuters - Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WorldCat (OCLC)
  • Zentralblatt Math (zbMATH)

Editors in Chief:
Ugo Gianazza, University of Pavia, Italy
Vincenzo Vespri, University of Florence, Italy

Managing Editor
Agnieszka Bednarczyk-Drąg, De Gruyter Open

Associate Editor
Abdon Atangana, University of the Free State, South Africa
Filippo A. E. Nuccio, Université de Saint-Étienne, France
Laura Paun, National Institute of Research and Development for Biological Sciences, Romania

Editorial Advisory Board
Ravi P. Agarwal, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, USA
Henri Berestycki, CNRS, EHESS (Ecoles des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales), France
Michele Benzi, Emory University, USA
Tomás Caraballo, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Emmanuele DiBenedetto, Vanderbilt University, USA
Joachim Escher, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
Kalman Györy, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Manuel Laguna, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Irena Lasiecka, University of Memphis, USA
Wen-Xiu Ma, University of South Florida, USA
Wiktor Marek, University of Kentucky, USA
Andrew Odlyzko, University of Minnesota, USA
Donal O'Regan, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Tomonari Suzuki, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Benedetto Piccoli, Rutgers University, USA

Julio R. Banga, IIM-CSIC, Spain
Carlo Bardaro, University of Perugia, Italy
Andras Batkai, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
Regina Berretta, The University of Newcastle, Australia
Gabriele Bonanno, Università di Messina, Italy
James Brannick, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Xiao-Wu Chen, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Konstantinos Chrysafinos, National Technical University, Greece
Claudio Cuevas, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Jose A. Egea, Technical University of Cartagena (UPCT), Spain
Dariush Ehsani, Bergische Universitat Wuppertal, Germany
Eraldo Giuli, Universita di L'Aquila, Italy
Todor Gramchev, Università di Cagliari, Italy
Friedrich Haslinger, University of Vienna, Austria
Uwe Kaehler, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Marcin Krzywkowski, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Pedro Lopes, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Irina Mitrea, Temple University, USA
Augustyn Markiewicz, Poznań University of Life Sciences, Poland
Pablo Moscato, The University of Newcastle, Australia
Victor Nistor, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Fabien Pazuki, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and University of Bordeaux, France
Radoš Radoičić, Baruch College - CUNY, USA
Helena Ramalhinho Dias Lourenço, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Beata Randrianantoanina, Miami University, USA
Michael Ruzhansky, Imperial College London, UK
Patrick Siarry, Université Paris-Est Creteil Val de Marne, France
Kamal Soltanov, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Tomasz Szulc, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
Andras Telcs, University of Pannonia, Hungary
Abdul-Aziz Yakubu, Howard University, USA

Technical Editor
Marek Płócienniczak, De Gruyter Open

Language Editor
Raed Raffoul, Catholic Institute of Sydney, Australia

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Editorial Contact
Dr. Agnieszka Bednarczyk-Drąg

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