Author Guidelines


Communications Faculty of Sciences University of Ankara Series A1 Mathematics and Statistics (Commun. Fac. Sci. Univ. Ank. Ser. A1 Math. Stat.) is a single-blind peer reviewed open access journal which has been published twice a year since 1948 by Ankara University, accepts original research articles written in English in the fields of Mathematics and Statistics. Review articles written by eminent scientists can also be invited by the Editor.

Article-processing charges

The publication costs for Communications Faculty of Sciences University of Ankara Series A1 Mathematics and Statistics are covered by the journal, so authors do not need to pay an article-processing and submission charges. The PDF copies of accepted papers are free of charges and can be downloaded from the website. Hard copies of the paper, if required, are due to be charged for the amount of which is determined by the administration each year.


All manuscripts should be submitted via our online submission system
Note that only two submissions per author per year will be considered. Once a paper is submitted to our journal, all co-authors need to wait 6 months from the submission date before submitting another paper to Commun. Fac. Sci. Univ. Ank. Ser. A1 Math. Stat.

Cover Letter

Manuscripts should be submitted in the PDF form used in the peer-review process together with the COVER LETTER and the TEX file (Source File). In the cover letter the authors should suggest the most appropriate Area Editor for the manuscript and potential four reviewers with full names, universities and institutional email addresses. Proposed reviewers must be experienced researchers in your area of research and at least two of them should be from different countries. In addition, proposed reviewers must not be co-authors, advisors, students, etc. of the authors.
In the cover letter, the author may enter the name of anyone who he/she would prefer not to review the manuscript, with detailed explanation of the reason.

Note that the editorial office may not use these nominations, but this may help to speed up the selection of appropriate reviewers.

Preparing your manuscript

Manuscripts should be typeset using the LATEX typesetting system. Authors should prepare the article using the Journal's template. The template of the manuscript can be downloaded in tex form from the link Template (or can be reviewed in PDF form). In order to compile tex file, you need also download the files (communa1.cls, commun1a1.cls, cite.sty). Manuscripts written in AMS LaTeX format are also acceptable. 

Title Page

The title page should contain the title of the paper, full names of the authors, affiliations addresses and e-mail addresses of all authors. Authors are also required to submit their Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)’s which can be obtained from as their URL address in the format Please indicate the corresponding author.
Each manuscript should be accompanied by classification numbers from the Mathematics Subject Classification 2020 scheme.

Abstract and Keywords

The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research. The length of the Abstract should be between 50 to 5000 characters. At least 3 keywords are required.

Math Formulae

Formulas should be numbered consecutively in the parentheses ( ).


All tables must have numbers (TABLE 1) consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text and a legend above the table. Please submit tables as editable text not as images.


All figures must have numbers (FIGURE 1) consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text and a caption (not on the figure itself) below the figure. Please submit figures as EPS, TIFF or JPEG format.

Author Contribution Statements, Declaration of  Competing Interests, Acknowledgements

Author Contribution Statements, Declaration of Competing Interests and Acknowledgements should be given at the end of the article before the references.


The following format for the references should be used. Authors are urged to use the communication.bst style in BibTeX automated bibliography. If manual entry is preferred for bibliography, then all citations must be listed in the references part and vice versa. Number of the references (numbers in squared brackets) in the list can be in alphabetical order or in the order in which they appear in the text. Use of the DOI is highly encouraged. Formal abbreviations of the journals can be used. Below, It has no relationship with the text, but can be used to show sample citations such as; for articles [1, 4], for books/booklets/theses [3], and for proceedings/conferences etc. [2].

[1] Demirci, E., Unal, A., Özalp, N., A fractional order SEIR model with density dependent death rate, Hacet. J. Math. Stat., 40(2) (2011), 287–295.
[2] Gairola, A. R., Deepmala, Mishra, L. N., Rate of approximation by finite iterates of q-Durrmeyer operators, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. India Sect. A Phys. Sci., 86(2) (2016), 229–234.
[3] Lehmann, E. L., Casella, G., Theory of Point Estimation, Springer, New York, 2003.
[4] Özalp, N., Demirci, E., A fractional order SEIR model with vertical transmission, Math.Comput. Model., 54(1-2) (2011), 1–6.

Peer Review Policy

The Editor may seek the advice of two, or three referees, depending on the response of the referees, chosen in consultation with appropriate members of the Editorial Board, from among experts in the field of specialization of the paper. The reviewing process is conducted in strict confidence and the identity of a referee is not disclosed to the authors at any point since we use a single-blind peer review process.


Ø     Copyright on any open access article in Communications Faculty of Sciences University of Ankara Series A1-Mathematics and Statistics is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY).

Ø     Authors grant Faculty of Sciences of Ankara University a licence to publish the article and identify itself as the original publisher.

Ø    Authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as its integrity is maintained and its original authors, citation details and publisher are identified.


It is a fundamental condition that articles submitted to COMMUNICATIONS have not been previously published and will not be simultaneously submitted or published elsewhere. After the manuscript has been accepted for publication, the author will not be permitted to make any new additions to the manuscript.
Before publication the galley proof is always sent to the author for correction. Thus it is solely the author's responsibility for any typographical mistakes which occur in their article as it appears in the Journal. The contents of the manuscript published in the COMMUNICATIONS are the sole responsibility of the authors.


With the submission of the manuscript authors declare that:  

  • All authors of the submitted research paper have directly participated in the planning, execution, or analysis of study;
  • All authors of the paper have read and approved the final version submitted;
  • The contents of the manuscript have not been submitted, copyrighted or published elsewhere and the visual-graphical materials such as photograph, drawing, picture, and document within the article do not have any copyright issue;
  • The contents of the manuscript will not be copyrighted, submitted, or published elsewhere, while acceptance by the Journal is under consideration.
  • The article is clean in terms of plagiarism, and the legal and ethical responsibility of the article belong to the author(s). Author(s) also accept that the manuscript may go through plagiarism check using IThenticate software;
  • The objectivity and transparency in research, and the principles of ethical and professional conduct have been followed. Authors have also declared that they have no potential conflict of interest (financial or non-financial), and their research does not involve any human participants and/or animals.
  • They can not submit a manuscript if they already have a manuscript in process.


Research papers published in Communications Faculty of Sciences University of Ankara are archived in the Library of Ankara University (Volume 1-67) and in Dergipark immediately following publication with no embargo.

Communications Faculty of Sciences University of Ankara Series A1 Mathematics and Statistics.

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