ISSN 1997-7670 (Print)

ISSN 2541-8785 (Online)

Review process

The journal «The Bulletin of Irkutsk State University». Series «Mathematics» («Izvestiya Irkutskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta». Seriya «Matematika») uses blind review, which means that the reviewers identities are concealed from the authors throughout the review process.
  1. To be published in «The Bulletin of Irkutsk State University». Series «Mathematics» («Izvestiya Irkutskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta». Seriya «Matematika»), a paper must be technically prepared in accordance with the author guidelines.
  2. The manuscript is reviewed by the editorial board, as well as by invited reviewers - leading experts of Russia and other countries in the relevant field. The decision on the choice of a reviewer for the examination of the article is made by the editor-in-chief, deputy editor-in-chief.
  3. Time of reviewing cannot exceed two months from receiving a manuscript.
  4. The editorial board makes the decision of possibility or impossibility of publishing the paper after the reception of the referee's report.
  5. The decision of the editorial board is reported to author.
  6. If the editorial board recommends the revision of the paper, the author may prepare a new version of the paper. The new variant of the manuscript could be reconsidered for publication.
  7. If author and reviewers meet insoluble contradictions regarding revision of the manuscript, the editor-in-chief resolves the conflict by his own authority.
  8. Referee reports are kept in the publishing office and editorial board during five years and are available on the request of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.
  9. In the referee report it should be briefly noted
    • manuscript novelty and actuality rating;
    • the originality and significance of the used methods;
    • the scientific quality of the results;
    • the practical significance of the results;
    • the quality of English;
    • the structure of the manuscript.
  1. After consideration, the reviewer makes one of the following decisions:
    • accept;
    • reject with possible resubmission;
    • reject.
  1. Referees can use the review form.