CSDM| SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  1. It is considered that a manuscripts submitted to CSDM has not been published or is not under consideration for publication in any other journal.

  2. The journal adopts a double blind reviewing policy - both the referee and author remain anonymous to each other - and hence authors are requested to submit two copies of the manuscript in PDF - one with the author details and the other without author list.

  3. The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original work with appropriately cited works of other authors used in the paper. Papers submitted to CSDM journal will undergo strict plagiarism checks using plagiarism detection tools. Articles leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism will immediately be rejected.

  4. It is mandatory that all co-authors have seen and approved the submitted version of the paper. The Editor-in-Chief and the Managing Editor hold the right to contact all co-authors to verify this criterion.

  5. All co-uthors must have mutual agreement and understanding in the list and order of authors before submitting their manuscript. Submitting author must provide the definitive list of authors at the time of the original submission.

  6. Any addition, deletion or rearrangement of author names in the authorship list will be permitted only before the manuscript has been accepted for publication, subject to the the written approval of the Editor-in-Chief. The corresponding author must produce the reason for the change and the written agreement from all co-authors for the change.

  7. All contributions should be written in English. Authors are strongly encouraged to typeset their submissions using LaTeX. Authors of the accepted articles are requested to forward the LaTeX source file of the final version of the article formatted as per journal's style files. The CSDM class file and LaTeX template of the article can be downloaded from here:

  8. Every paper should have an abstract of less than 250-300 words, which summarise the content of the paper, Mathematic Subject Classification 2010 and five or six Keywords. References should be listed in alphabetical order of the author's name and cited in the text in Arabic numerals within square brackets. Figures and tables should be numbered in Arabic numerals in the order of appearance in the text. Every figure and table must have a caption.

  9. Contemporary Studies in Discrete Mathematics, publishes articles under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The author(s) retain the copyright to their work and the publishing rights without restrictions.

  10. Authors are encouraged to self-archive their manuscripts immediately and enable public access from their institution's repository. This is the version that has been accepted for publication and which typically includes author-incorporated changes suggested during submission, peer review and in editor-author communications.