The first issue of the CSDM research journal CONTEMPORARY STUDIES IN DISCRETE MATHEMATICS has been published.

The Centre for Studies in Discrete Mathematics (CSDM) is a noble initiative of the Department of Applied Sciences, Vidya Academy of Science and Technology, Thrissur, Kerala, India, to encourage quality research in Discrete Mathematics and allied areas, in collaboration with other reputed institutions and centres of excellence. The Centre is envisaged to act as an avenue for our teachers to interact with experts of national and international repute in the specific subject areas concerned. The Centre works closely with people associated with teaching and research in related disciplines like computer science and electronics engineering.

The Centre for Studies in Discrete Mathematics publishes a high quality peer reviewed research journal namely Contemporary Studies in Discrete Mathematics. CSDM aims to publish the original research articles pertaining to various branches of Discrete Mathematics. The journal is an open access journal and is published in three issues - in February, June and October - per volume annually. The journal aims to follow international standards in papers selection, refereeing, editing, proofing and production. The CSDM Journal has a very good team of editors, who are experts in the areas concerned. The advisory board of the Centre will also act as the advisory editorial board of CSDM Journal.