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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (the Author's Statement form is available in Author Guidelines, The form has been signed by the author(s) and should be uploaded as a Supplementary File upon the submission process.
  • The author is obligated to recommend at least 3 (three) suitable international/overseas/foreign referees and at least 3 (three) suitable local/domestic referees for your article who do not have any research cooperation with authors within the last three years (please provide names, institution, and email address). Total candidates of the referee are at least 6 (six) referees. We prefer you to provide the referee's ORCID or SCOPUS Author ID or Web of Science ResearcherID. The Journal will consider carefully any recommended referees, but will not always follow the reviewer recommendations. The Author is also requested to send the highlights of the paper for reviewers. The Submission Form of referee candidates and paper’s highlights can be obtained here and should be uploaded as a Supplementary File upon the submission process.
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or PDF document file format that has been complied with Review Template in Author Guideline Chapters 9, 10, and 11. If you upload the submission in PDF, you may upload the LaTeX source as a Supplementary file in compressed form (ZIP/RAR). However, please note that the copy edit process for the accepted manuscript will be done in .doc or .docx format only.
  • The author has provided all co-authors' names as well as their respective valid email addresses and full postal address in "Step 3. Entering the Submissions' Metadata". Invalid author's and co-authors' names and the e-mail address(es) or different from writing in the manuscript will result in the submission being rejected without a review process.
  • The author requires to submit a cover letter that includes a brief description of the reported research paper: the novelty, the importance, and the significance of the report.

Author Guidelines

1. Standard of Reporting

The authors should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior are unacceptable. Professional publication articles should also be accurate and objective, and editorial opinion works should be clearly identified.

2. Exclusivity of Work

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others this should be appropriately cited or quoted. Plagiarism takes many forms, from passing off another's paper as the author's own paper to copying or paraphrasing substantial parts of another's paper (without attribution), to claiming results from research conducted by others. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable. An author should not, in general, publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable. In general, an author should not submit for consideration in another journal a previously published paper. We consider for publication from conference paper if it is only an extended version of the conference paper with at least 30% of new material.

3. Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects

If the work involves chemicals, procedures, or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use, the author must clearly identify these in the manuscript. If the work involves the use of animal or human subjects, the author should ensure that the manuscript contains a statement that all procedures were performed in compliance with relevant laws and institutional guidelines and that the appropriate institutional committee(s) has approved them. The authors should include a statement in the manuscript that informed consent was obtained for experimentation with human subjects. The privacy rights of human subjects must always be observed.

4. Authorship of the Paper and Copyright

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported work. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Whilst those who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate and inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication. No manuscript can be published unless accompanied by a signed publication agreement, which serves as a transfer of copyright from the author to publisher. A copy of that agreement is required after the paper is accepted.

5. Acknowledgement

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work. Information obtained privately, as in conversation, correspondence, or discussion with third parties, must not be used or reported without explicit, written permission from the source. Information obtained in the course of confidential services, such as refereeing manuscripts or grant applications, must not be used without the explicit written permission of the author of the work involved in these services.

6. Disclosure Requirements

When submitting a manuscript the author must disclose any meaningful affiliation or involvement, either direct or indirect, with any organization or entity with a direct financial interest in the subject matter or materials discussed (for example, employment, consultancies, stock ownership, grants, patents received or pending, royalties, honoraria, expert testimony). These kinds of financial involvement are fairly common, unavoidable, and generally, do not constitute a basis for rejecting a manuscript. Specifics of the disclosure will remain confidential. If deemed appropriate by the Scientific Editor, a general statement regarding disclosure will be included in the Acknowledgment section of the manuscript.

7. Errors in Published Works

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author's obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper. If the editor or the publisher learns from a third party that a published work contains a significant error, it is the obligation of the author to promptly retract or correct the paper or provide evidence to the editor of the correctness of the original paper.

8. Disclaimer

Opinions expressed in articles published in the Journal of Mathematical and Fundamental Sciences are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent opinions of the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB). The Journal of Mathematical and Fundamental Sciences does not guarantee the appropriateness for any purpose of any method, product, process, or device described or identified in an article. Trade names, when used, are only for identification and do not constitute an endorsement by the Journal of Mathematical and Fundamental Sciences.

9. Manuscript Preparation

Use the English language and the SI system (System International units, often referred to as "International Units") for measurements and units. Manuscript in MS Word or PDF format (generated from MS Word) is to be submitted online through The length of the manuscript is expected not to exceed 20 printed pages (single space) including abstract, figures, tables, and references. An abstract between 100 and 200 words describes the significance of the manuscript should be included. The authors should supply 5-10 keywords or phrases that characterize their manuscript. Use 11 pt Times New Roman fonts for the body of the text with 1.0 line spacing between lines. The references should be numbered consecutively in the order of their appearance and should be complete, including the author's initials, the title of the paper, the date, page numbers, and the name of the sponsoring society. Please compiles references as shown in the examples below. Figures are printed in black & white, while color figures are only available online. Adjust the size of figures and tables as they will appear. All figure captions should be legible, minimum 8 point type. For all equations, use either Microsoft Equation Editor or MathType add-on (equation using Office 2007 are not acceptable). Equations are numbered consecutively in parenthesis, e.g. (1), and set at the right margin.

10. Templates and Forms

  1. The manuscript template can be downloaded here.
  2. The referenced LaTeX template can be downloaded here. If your LaTeX software is incompatible with ours, you may use your own format with the number line on every page and the format should be like ours as possible.
  3. The author's Statement can be downloaded here.
  4. The Submission Form can be downloaded here.
  5. The template of how to respond to the reviewer's comments can be downloaded here.
  6. The manuscript template for the accepted for publication paper version can be downloaded here.

11. References

Reference examples:

[1] Sutasurya, L.A. & Riyanto, B., Title of Paper, Name of Journal, 8(1), pp. 20-25, Dec. 2005. (Journal)

[2] Sutasurya, L.A., Handojo, A. & Riyanto, B., Title of Book, ed. 2, Publisher, 2007. (Book)

[3] Williams, J., Name of Paper, Name of Book, Name of the editor(s), eds., Publisher, pp. 67-69, 2006. (Book with paper title and editor)

[4] Suharto (ed), Title of Paper, Name of Proc., pp. 5-10, 2008. (Conference Proceedings)

[5] Name of the author(s), Title of paper (if available), Organization, URL Link, (1 April 2011). (URL Link)

[6] Nicole, R., Title of Paper, Name of Journal, submitted for publication. (Pending publication)

[7] John, K., Title of Paper, unpublished. (Unpublished manuscript)

[8] Rashid, L., Title of Dissertation, Ph.D. dissertation, Name of Dept., Name of Univ., City, 2010. (Thesis or Dissertation)

[9] Jenny, P., Name of Institution, City, personal communication, 2010. (Personal communication)

[10 Name of the author(s), Title of Technical Report, Technical Report TR-0334 (34-56), Name of Institution, City, Dec. 2009. (Technical report with report number)

12. Author Fee

The author whose paper is accepted for publication in the Journal of Mathematical and Fundamental Sciences is subjected to pay USD 150 per article up to 15 pages. The additional page will be charged USD 4/page.

For some reasonable cases, we can waive the publication fee of an author.

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