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Stochastics and Quality Control

Editor In Chief: George P. Yanev
Editorial Board: Justin Chimka, Boyan Dimitrov, Miguel González, Raj Govindaraju, Olgierd Hryniewicz, Vladimir K. Kaishev, Magdi S. Moustafa, S.P. Mukherjee, Ken Nishina, Abdur Rahim,  and Erwin M. Saniga
Founded by: Elart von Collani
Your benefits
  • Up-to-date research on economic quality control
  • Interdisciplinary approach to the topic
  • Worldwide-known editors and reviewers
  • Rapid online publication of contributions “ahead-of-print”

Stochastics and 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.


• Applied Stochastic Processes
• Branching Processes: Theory and Applications
• Reliability
• Ordered Data Analysis
• Statistical Methodology
• Business Management
• Economy and Finance

Article formats
Research and survey articles

Information on submission process

Journal Metrics

Cite Score
European Reference Index for the Humanities
SCImago Journal Rank
Source Normalized Impact per Paper


Economic Quality Control (now, Stochastics and 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. 

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  • Rapid publication times
  • No submission fee
  • Optional open access publication open access publication
  • Accepted papers will be published online first as DOI-citable, forward-linked articles for quickest possible visibility for the scientific community
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Submission process
  • Submit your paper via our Scholar One submission management tool following the Information for Authors. After logging in you will be guided through every step of the submission process
  • Peer review process
  • A decision on your paper made as soon as possible
  • Accepted articles are published online ahead of print

Please note
  • Manuscripts must be written in clear and concise English
  • Before submitting your article please have a look at the Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement of SQC and our copyright agreement
  • Once your article is accepted you have the option to publish it open access
  • Our repository policy allows you to distribute 30 PDF copies of your published article to colleagues (the PDF has to include the information that it is an author's copy). Please also feel free to distribute the link to the online abstract
  • If you have any general questions please visit our FAQ page for authors

We look forward to receiving your manuscript!

Hybrid Open Access

For complete details on hybrid open access publishing at De Gruyter please see: https://www.degruyter.com/page/560

Effective 1st January 2016, authors from an institution affiliated with either the Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU), the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries or some UK libraries participating in the Jisc Collections SMP may publish primary research and review articles open access in any of De Gruyter’s OnlineOpen journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price. For more information and to confirm whether your institution is eligible please see the following:

The Netherlands: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1461
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Switzerland:  https://www.degruyter.com/page/1463


George P. Yanev
School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999
Email: george.yanev@utrgv.edu

Founding Editor

Elart von Collani
Stochastikon GmbH
Schießhausstr. 15
97072 Würzburg
Email: collani@stochastikon.com

Associate Editors

Justin R. Chimka
Department of Industrial Engineering
University of Arkansas
4207 Bell Engineering Center
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Email: jchimka@uark.edu

Boyan Dimitrov
Science and Mathematics Department
Kettering University
1700 West Third Avenue
Flint, MI 48504-4898
Email: bdimitro@kettering.edu

Miguel González
Department of Mathematics
University of Extremadura
Avda. de Elvas, s/n
06071 Badajoz
Email: mvelasco@unex.es

Raj Govindaraj
Institute of Information Sciences & Technology
Massey University
Palmerston North
New Zealand
Email: k.govindaraju@massey.ac.nz

Olgierd Hryniewicz
Systems Research Institute
Polish Academy of Sciences
Newelska 6
01-447 Warszawa
Email: hryniewi@ibspan.waw.pl

Vladimir K. Kaishev
Faculty of Actuarial Science and Insurance
Cass Business School, City University London
106 Bunhill Row
London EC1Y 8TZ
Email: v.kaishev@city.ac.uk

Magdi Moustafa
The American University
P.O.Box 2511
Cairo 11511, Egypt
Email: mmostafa@aucegypt.edu

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

Email: prof.mukherjee@gmail.com

Ken Nishina
Nagoya Institute of Technology
Gokiso-cho, Showa-ku
Nagoya, Aichi, 466-8555
Email: nishina@nitech.ac.jp

Erwin Saniga
Department of Business Administration
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware 19716
Email: sanigae@be.udel.edu

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