Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement
Based mainly on COPE’s (COPE is the abbreviation for the Committee on Publication Ethics.) Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors and experience of recognized journals.
The journal “Matematychni studii” publishes only peer-reviewed papers.
All parties involved in the act of publishing, namely the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer and the publisher, are assumed to follow the standards of ethical behavior.
Authors should follow the commonly understood standards rigor in mathematics. The knowingly inaccurate statements are unacceptable. Any presented manuscript should be a result of the original work; if the author uses the work of others, this should be appropriately quoted. The essential contribution of others in the results or text of publication should be acknowledged. All forms and levels of plagiarism are considered as the violation of norms of mathematical community.
The editor should evaluate the manuscript exclusively on the base of its content, whether or not it meets the standards of the journal. No discrimination of authors (e.g., on the base of their race, gender, citizenship) is possible. The information about a submitted manuscript is confidential and can be disclosed only to those involved in the process of publishing. The name of reviewer cannot be disclosed to others than the members of the editorial board. No unpublished material can be used by the editor in his/her own research.
The reviewer should have appropriate qualification in order to be able to evaluate the manuscript. The evaluation should be based exclusively on the content of the manuscript. No discrimination of the authors and no personal criticism are accepted. The reviewer should not use the material of the manuscript for his/her own research. If the conflict of interests between the author and reviewer is presented, then the reviewer is expected to inform the editor about that. The review should be prompt and objective. Reviewers should point out relevant published work which is not yet cited.