This journal uses SinaWeb peer review manuscript submissions. Complete guidelines for preparing and submitting your manuscript to this journal are provided below.
Communications in Combinatorics and Optimization considers all manuscripts on the strict condition that they have been submitted only to Communications in Combinatorics and Optimization, that they have not been published already, nor are they under consideration for publication or in press elsewhere.
Contributions to Communications in Combinatorics and Optimization must report original research and will be subjected to review by referees at the discretion of the Editorial Office.
Please note that Communications in Combinatorics and Optimization uses iThenticate software to screen papers for unoriginal material. By submitting your paper to Communications in Combinatorics and Optimization you are agreeing to any necessary originality checks your paper may have to undergo during the peer review and production processes.
Any author who fails to adhere to the above conditions will be rejected.
Before submitting your manuscript, please consider the Aims & Scope section.
Please note initial submissions are not required to conform to the journal style outlined here. However, any revised submissions must do so. Accepted papers will not be able to enter production unless the following guidelines have been followed.
1. General guidelines
2. Style guidelines
Authors of accepted papers who propose publishing figures in colour in the print version should consult the managing editor at the proof stage to agree on a financial contribution to colour reproduction costs. Figures that appear in black-and-white in the print edition of the Journal will appear in colour in the online edition, assuming colour originals are supplied.
5. Reproduction of copyright material
If you wish to include any material in your manuscript in which you do not hold copyright, you must obtain written permission from the copyright owner, prior to submission. Such material may be in the form of text, data, table, illustration, photograph, line drawing and any supplemental material you propose to include. This applies to direct (verbatim or facsimile) reproduction as well as “derivative reproduction” (where you have created a new figure or table which derives substantially from a copyrighted source).
You must ensure appropriate acknowledgement is given to the permission granted to you for reuse by the copyright holder in each figure or table caption. You are solely responsible for any fees which the copyright holder may charge for reuse.
6. Manuscript submission
All submissions should be made online at the Communications in Combinatorics and Optimization Manuscript Central site. New users should first create an account. Once a user is logged onto the site submissions should be made via the Author Centre. Online user guides and access to a helpdesk are available on this website.
Manuscripts should be submitted in PDF. All accepted manuscripts should be prepared in LaTeX and sent the materials in a single ZIP file to the editorial office.
7. Copyright and authors' rights
To assure the integrity, dissemination, and protection against copyright infringement of published articles, you will be asked to assign us, via a Publishing Agreement, the copyright in your article. Your Article is defined as the final, definitive, and citable Version of Record, acknowledging that the accepted manuscript is in its final form, including the abstract, text, bibliography, and all accompanying tables, illustrations, data Our agreement with you will constitute the entire agreement and the sole understanding between you and us; no amendment, addendum, or other communication will be taken into account when interpreting your and our rights and obligations under this Agreement.
Please sign both of them and upload them as supplementary documents.
8. Page charges
There are no fees for submitting, processing or publishing an article in Communications in Combinatorics and Optimization.
Last updated 12/12/2021