Journal's policy

Journal’s policy

Journal “Informational and mathematical technologies in science and management” is a peer-reviewed scientific periodical journal with a focus on theoretical, methodological and applied aspects of the development and application of modern information and mathematical technologies for solving scientific problems and problems of managing complex systems.

Journal publishes modern theoretical studies and methodological developments in areas of complex systems management, high-quality and innovative results of solving applied problems of managing complex systems, and review articles in such areas. These areas include, but not restricted to:

  • Mathematical modelling and its application in research
  • Methods and systems of artificial intelligence
  • Semantic modelling
  • Informational and computational technologies
  • Decision support systems and informational systems
  • Software systems
  • Visualization of research results

The journal is aimed at researchers, engineers, lecturers, and post-graduate students, who develop and apply modern informational and mathematical technologies to solve applied problems.

Publication ethics

Publication ethics of the journal “Informational and mathematical technologies in science and management” adheres to the rules and terms of international Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), published in Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors and principles of Association of Science Editors and publishers (ASEP), published in declaration “Ethic principles of scientific publications”. Researchers (authors) and experts (reviewers) should strive to professional ethics of, e.g. ISACA and ISC communities. The basic regulatory principles of the journal and its management are its OPENNESS and AWARENESS about its work.

Publications are free of charge. Journal does not publish paid advertisements. Materials about current relevant scientific events and achievements are published free of charge in "first come, first served" basis.

Issues related to protection of personal data and classified data, intellectual property, including copyright protection, are regulated by Russian Federation law.

Editorial board is guided by principles and practices of Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors, developed by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Peer-review policy

The journal peer-reviews all received articles, relevant to its area, for purposes of expert assessment. All reviewers are recognized experts in the area of the peer-reviewed materials and have, over the past 3 (three) years, publications in area of the peer-reviewed article. Publisher and editors store reviews for 5 (five) years.

Articles, being published in scientific journal “Informational and mathematical technologies in science and management”, undergo double blind peer review.

Peer-review terms

Decision to publish article is made by the journal’s editorial staff on the basis of reviews with expert assessments of reviewers, taking into account the compliance of the submitted materials with the thematic focus of the journal, their scientific significance and relevance.

The journal utilizes double blind peer review. Review process is carried out by members of editorial board and third-party specialists from the base of experts (reviewers), on behalf of the editorial board.

In each case, review period is set by editorial board to create conditions to publish an article as quick as possible.

A review must contain a qualified analysis of the article’s material and its objective assessment. The reviewer gives a recommendation (positive or negative) regarding the possibility of publishing the article.

Editors send comments to an author with a proposal to consider the recommendations when preparing a new version of the article or to reasonably refute them. An article edited by the author is sent for a new review. In case of positive conclusion of the reviewer, the article is queued for publication.

The final decision to publish controversial articles is made by the chief editor or its deputy.

The reviewer can not be an author (or co-author) of the article being reviewed.

All reviews are uploaded to the National Electronic Library (Natsionalnaya Elektronnaya Biblioteka – NEB) elibrary.ru. They are displayed at reviewer’s profile, but not publicly available.

Articles, accepted for publication, are printed within six months after approval (positive conclusion). Articles that sent for revision – after remarks are fixed.

Chief editor is responsible for the quality of the reviews and timeliness of peer-review process.

Editors send to the authors of the materials copies of reviews or motivated decline. Editors undertake to send copies of reviews to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, in case if such demand will be received.

The maximum review period is 3 (three) months.

Authors agreements

Journal’s full texts are available at

  • Russian scientific electronic library “CyberLeninka” (license agreement 34226-01 from February 7th, 2020).
  • E-Library (contract no. 202-04/16)

Journal is also included in Russian Index of Scientific Citation

In case if an article received positive review conclusion, authors must sign authors agreement (hard copy or scanned version) for publishing article in the journal and posting of a full text in E-Library and CyberLeninka.

For post-graduate students, undergraduates, and students, that are publishing without coauthors, it is necessary to additionally send recommendation (review) from the scientific advisor. In this review, novelty and relevance of the article should be highlighted.

History

Journal “Informational and mathematical technologies in science and management” has been published since 2016, but it has rich background. Since 1993, All-Russian Baikal Conference with the same name has been held. It is held under the leadership of Doctor of Technical Sciences, prof. L.V. Massel (Irkutsk). From 1995 to 2010, Doctor of Technical Sciences., prof. L.N. Stolyarov was a co-chairman (The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology). Previously, proceedings of the conference were published. They included reports of both full-time and correspondence participants from scientific organizations and leading universities of Irkutsk, Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Tomsk, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Yakutsk, Ulan-Ude, Ufa, Perm, Snezhnogorsk, Apatity, Vladivostok, Ekaterinburg, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Kazan, Tula, etc. and international participants from Austria, Belarus, Mongolia, Germany and South Korea.

The editorial board of the journal honors traditions and do its best to improve the quality of work with articles and promote the Journal.

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