About the Journal

Editorial Policies

Peer Review Process

Each submitted paper, after a positive editoral opinion, undergo a double blind peer review process.

Typically the redaction seeks opinion of two independent referees. Each manuscript is checked under the following criteria:
- on originality of the paper,
- on its correctness and completeness,
- on current interest in the presented problems.
(see the complete review form.)

If the paper receives two contradictory reports, the redaction seeks for the third referee.

Note: Before sending to the referees each paper undergo checking for plagiarism procedure at http://www.crossref.org/crosscheck/.

Open Access Policy

In AUPC SM understanding, open access means:

The use of the content of this journal  is governed by the Creative Commons Attribution license as currently displayed on http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, under which  the users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit the contribution) and adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material) the article for any purpose, even commercially, provided they attribute the contribution in the manner specified by the author or licensor.

Articles published before February 2015, are governed by the the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs license, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/, under which the author(s) and users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit the contribution) under the following conditions: 1. they must attribute the contribution in the manner specified by the author or licensor, 2. they may not use this contribution for commercial purposes, 3. they may not alter, transform, or build upon this work.

Antiplagiarism Policy

Annales Universitatis Paedagogicae Cracoviensis Studia Mathematica uses a web tool Crosscheck provided by Crossref (http://www.crossref.org/crosscheck/) to  precheck submitted manuscripts. The tool can be used also during the editorial process.

Deposit Policy

There are no restrictions on self-archiving preprints of submitted manuscripts.
Accepted articles can be self-archived provided a link to the published version is present. The published PDF cannot be used for self-archiving. The policy is registered at SHERPA/RoMEO.

Article Submission and Processing Policy

There are no charges or fees for submiting the manuscript (no article submission charges).

The journal does not charge the authors for processing the accepted paper (no article processing charges).




Online Submissions

To submit an article on-line please go to our editorial system: https://www.editorialmanager.com/aupcsm/default.aspx

Author Guidelines

We accept manuscripts prepared in English, French or German. The author will get an e-mail confirming the submission. No paper correspondence is necessary.

Publication in AUPC SM is free of charge.

We strongly encourage the authors to prepare manuscripts in LaTeX (page width 12.5cm, font size 10pt). The bibligraphy should be prepared using the "Abbreviations of Names of Serials" reviewed in Mathematical Reviews and formated in the Chicago style. A title, a self-contained abstract (in english), Mathematics Subject Classification 2010, keywords should be present in the manuscript and, if it is the case, the information about the institution founding the research.

In case of acceptance for publication the author will be asked to send the source file of the paper. After editing, PDF proofs will be sent by e-mail to the author. The paper will appear online shortly after receiving corrected proofs.

A printed version of the journal appears once a year.

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.

  1. The article original, written by stated author/s.
  2. The submission for publication has been approved by all of the authors and by the institution where the work was carried out.
  3. The paper is subject to copyright that is vested exclusively in the author and free of any third party rights.
  4. All authors contributed to the same extend to the present article, and no “ghostwriting” or “guest authorship” practices occurred. The publisher should be informed in writing if this is not a case.
  5. The article contains no unlawful statements and does not infringe the rights of others.
  6. The submitted paper has not been published and it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  7. On acceptance of the paper the authors will agree to the licence to publish.
  8. The paper contains an abstract, Mathematics Subject Classification 2010 and Keywords.
  9. The bibliography is prepared using the "Abbreviations of Names of Serials" reviewed in Mathematical Reviews.
  10. The manuscript is submitted in Adobe Acrobat PDF format ensuring blind peer review (the authors of the document have deleted their names from the text, the authors' names should also be removed from Document Properties found under File on Adobe Acrobat's main menu).
  11. If the article is accepted, the original source files (preferably in LaTeX ) will be delivered and the pictures if any will be in vector graphic standard.
  12. The authors allow the redaction to check the paper against plagiarism.

Copyright Notice

1. License
The use of the article will be governed by the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license as currently displayed on http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, except that sections 2 through 7 below will apply in this respect and prevail over all conflicting provisions of such license mode, effective upon acceptance for publication.
2. Author’s Warranties
The author warrants that the article is original, written by stated author/s, has not been published before, contains no unlawful statements, does not infringe the rights of others, is subject to copyright that is vested exclusively in the author and free of any third party rights, and that any necessary written permissions to quote from other sources have been obtained by the author(s).
3. User Rights
Under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license, the users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit the contribution) and adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material) the article for any purpose, even commercially, provided they give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. The user(s) must distribute their contributions under the same license as the original.
4. Rights of Authors
Authors retain the following rights:
̶ copyright and other proprietary rights relating to the article, such as patent rights (authors retain copyright and publishing rights without restrictions, and authors grant to Wydawnictwo Naukowe UP the first publication rights),
̶ the right to use the substance of the article in future own works, including lectures and books,
̶ the right to reproduce the article for own purposes,
̶ the right to self-archive the article.
5. Co-Authorship
If the article was prepared jointly with other authors, the signatory of this form warrants that he/she has been authorized by all co-authors to sign this agreement on their behalf, and agrees to inform his/her co-authors of
6. Royalties
This agreement entitles the author to no royalties or other fees. To such extent as legally permissible, the author waives his or her right to collect royalties relative to the article in respect of any use of the article by the Journal Owner or its sublicensee.
7. Miscellaneous
The Journal Owner will publish the article (or have it published) in the Journal, if the article’s editorial process is successfully completed and the Journal Owner or its sublicensee has become obligated to have the article published. Where such obligation depends on the payment of a fee, it shall not be deemed to exist until such time as that fee is paid. The Journal Owner may conform the article to a style of punctuation, spelling, capitalization and usage that it deems appropriate. The author acknowledges that the article may be published so that it will be publicly accessible and such access will be free of charge for the readers. The author The Journal Owner will be allowed to sublicense the rights that are licensed to it under this agreement. This agreement will be governed by the laws of England and Wales.

The Journal Owner will be entitled to enforce in respect of third parties, to such extent as permitted by law, the rights licensed to it under this agreement.
If the article was written in the course of employment by the US or UK Government, and/or arises from NIH funding, please consult the Journal Owner for further instructions.

Read the full statement of the the licence to publish PDF file.


Privacy Statement

According to the Article 13 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation)

Pedagogical University of Cracow informs that:

  • The administrator of your personal data is the Pedagogical University of Cracow, Krakow, Podchorążych 2, 30-084 Krakow, Poland.
  • The administrator appointed the Inspector of Personal Data Protection: dr Tomasz Kalita, e-mail address: iod@up.krakow.pl, phone: +48 12 662 63 45.
  • Your personal data will be processed in connection with the process of publication, indexing in databases and archiving your article.
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