Guide for Authors

No paper that has been previously published, that has been copyrighted, or that is being considered for publication elsewhere, should be submitted to the ASTA. Nor may a paper that is under consideration by the ASTA be submitted elsewhere.

By submitting a manuscript to ASTA, the author/authors agree that the copyright for his/her/their article is transferred to the ASTA, if and when, the paper is accepted for publication. The published articles are distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided each paper is properly cited.

We kindly recommend to all authors especially young ones to review again publication ethics. There are many good sources for reminding publication ethics e.g. visit COPE.

The ASTA is an author-prepared journal which means that authors are responsible for the proper formatting of accepted manuscripts by using the Latex file. All papers should be prepared in LaTeX and the pdf file of paper with English name should be sent to the editorial office.
Preparation of manuscripts: ASTA is an author-prepared journal which means that authors are responsible for the proper formatting of accepted manuscripts by using the Latex file (Word files (*.doc) are not accepted).

While you are preparing your paper for submission, please take care of the following:

  • Name of PDF file: It should be family name(s) of author(s) separated by dash character. "- ", e.g.,     Bell-Akbari-Klien.pdf

  • Abstract: 150-250 words with no reference number therein.

  • MSC2010: Primary: only one item; Secondary: at least one item.

  • Key words: At least 3 items and at most 5 items.

  • Authors:Full names, mailing addresses and emails of all authors.

  • Margins: A long formula should be broken into two or more lines. Empty spaces in the text should be removed.

  • Tags (formula numbers): Use label{A} and eqref{A}. Remove unused tags.

  • Acknowledgement: At the end of paper, but preceding the references.

  • References: Use cite{B} to refer to a specific book/paper B in the text. Remove unused references. References should be given

in alphabetical order with the following format: a) to books - author, title, publisher, location, year of publication; b) to articles in periodicals or collections - author, title of the article, title of the periodical (collection), volume, year, pagination. Abbreviations of titles of periodicals and collections should be given following Mathematical Reviews at Abbreviations of names of serials. For example see two following references:

[A] P.K. Maji, A.R. Roy, R. Biswas, An application of soft sets in a decision making problem, Comp. Math. Appl. 44 (2002) 1077- 1083.


[B] B. Davvaz, V. Leoreanu-Fotea, Hyperring Theory and Applications, International Academic Press, USA, 2007.


Conflict of interest

All authors are requested to disclose any actual or potential conflict of interest including any financial, personal or other relationships with other people or organizations within three years of beginning the submitted work that could inappropriately influence, or be perceived to influence, their work.


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