Journal of Group Theory
Editor-in-Chief: Parker, Christopher W.
Managing Editor: Wilson, John S. / Khukhro, Evgenii I. / Kramer, Linus
6 Issues per year
IMPACT FACTOR 2016: 0.457
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 0.521
CiteScore 2017: 0.53
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.778
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 0.893
Mathematical Citation Quotient (MCQ) 2016: 0.43
- Comprehensive publications in group theory
- Diverse and original approaches to the subject matter
- Authoritative reviewers
- High Impact Factor
Aims and Scope
The Journal of Group Theory is devoted to the publication of original research articles in all aspects of group theory. Articles concerning applications of group theory and articles from research areas which have a significant impact on group theory will also be considered.
- Group Theory
- Representative Theory of Groups
- Computational Aspects of Group Theory
- Combinatorics and Graph Theory
- Algebra and Number Theory
Original research articles
- Type of Publication:
- Researchers interested in Group Theory
Submission of Manuscripts
Instructions for Authors
Manuscripts should be submitted online using the Journal of Group Theory submission site at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jgroupt.
For the initial submission, authors are asked to upload a PDF file via the submission link above. Please do not submit source files for manuscripts until requested to do so. However, when papers are accepted, source files will be needed. These will need to be compressed or "zipped" to be uploaded to the system. Please keep formatting macros to a minimum, to make conversion of files more accurate. Do not worry about chapter headings, running titles, bad page breaks, etc. and avoid adding extra space and using glue to improve the appearance of the manuscript. Please ensure that the material has been carefully proof-read and that all input and style files used are made available to the publishers.
Figures or Graphics. Figures created via a graphics package should be saved in encapsulated PostScript (EPS) format. A separate file for each graphic should be submitted. In a TEX document, EPS files may be incorporated into the TEX file by using one of the standard macro packages.
Footnotes. Footnotes should be kept to a minimum and be as brief as possible. They should be numbered consecutively and placed at the foot of the page to which they refer.
References. References should be collected at the end of the paper and numbered in alphabetical order of the authors’ names. Titles of journals should be abbreviated as in Mathematical Reviews. The following examples show the preferred style for references to a book, a preprint that has appeared on arXiv, a paper in a journal, a paper
in a proceedings volume, and an unpublished dissertation.
 J. L. Alperin. Local representation theory (Cambridge University Press, 1986).
 C. Bonnafe´ and M. J. Dyer. Semidirect product decomposition of Coxeter groups. Preprint (2008). http://arxiv.org/abs/0805.4100.
 W. Feit and J. G. Thompson. Solvability of groups of odd order. Pacific J. Math. 13 (1963), 774–1029.
 G. Higman. Some non-simplicity criteria for finite groups. In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Theory of Groups, Lecture Notes in Math. 372 (Springer-Verlag, 1974), pp. 367–376.
 J. D. King. Finite presentability of Lie algebras and pro-p groups. Ph.D. thesis. University of Cambridge (1995).
Authors will receive a PDF file of the page proofs for correction. Only typographical errors should be corrected in the proofs. If excessive alterations to the original manuscript are requested after the paper has been typeset, the authors will be charged for the cost of resetting.
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School of Mathematics
The University of Birmingham
Birmingham B15 2TT
Evgeny Khukhro, University of Lincoln (UK) and Sobolev Institute of Mathematics (Russia)
Linus Kramer, Universität Münster (Germany)
John S. Wilson, University of Oxford (UK)
Miklós Abért, Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics (Hungary)
Nigel Boston, University of Wisconsin (USA)
Timothy C. Burness, University of Bristol (UK)
Pierre-Emmanuel Caprace, Université catholique de Louvain - IRMP (Belgium)
Michael Giudici, The University of Western Australia (Australia)
Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California (USA)
Adrian Ioana, University of California, San Diego (USA)
Radha Kessar, City University London, (UK)
Dessislava H. Kochloukova, Cidade Universitaria "Zeferino Vaz" (Brazil)
Andrea Lucchini, Università di Padova (Italy)
Alexander Olshanskii, Vanderbilt University (USA) and Moscow State University (Russia)
Laci Pyber, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Hungary)
George Willis, University of Newcastle (Australia)
Pavel A. Zalesskii, University of Brasilia (Brazil)