Quaestiones Mathematicae

ISSN: 1607-3606 (Print)
            1727-933X (Online)
Publication frequency: 8 issues per year

Impact Factor: 0.810 (2015)
5-year Impact Factor: 0.570 (2015)

Accredited with the DHET (SAPSE)

Official publication of the South African Mathematical SocietyCo-published with Taylor & FrancisClick here for Open Access options on this journal

Aims & Scope

Quaestiones Mathematicae is devoted to research articles from a wide range of mathematical areas. Longer expository papers of exceptional quality are also considered. Published in English, the journal receives contributions from authors around the globe and serves as an important reference source for anyone interested in mathematics.


Journal Editor

Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria 0003, South Africa
e-mail: dubeta@unisa.ac.za

Associate Editors

Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Pretoria, Hatfield, 0028, South Africa
e-mail: jacek.banasiak@up.ac.za

Department of Mathematical Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch 7602, South Africa
e-mail: rewitzky@sun.ac.za

Unit for Business Mathematics and Informatics, North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom 2531, South Africa
e-mail: sanne.terhorst@nwu.ac.za


All submissions should be made online at the Quaestiones Mathematicae ScholarOne Manuscripts site (http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tqma).  

Editorial Board

B Banaschewski, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

S Bradlow, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

O Blasco, Universitat de Valencia, Valencia, Spain     

A Bobrowski, Lublin University of Technology, Lublin, Poland 

J Diestel, Kent State University, Ohio, USA

GFR Ellis, University of Cape Town, South Africa

M Henning, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

G Janelidze, University of Cape Town, South Africa    

H-PA Künzi, University of Cape Town, South Africa

W Lamb, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

M Langer, University of Strathclyde, Scotland, UK  

DS Lubinsky, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

FM Mahomed, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

H-G Rück, University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany

SJ Witherspoon, Texas A & M University, College Station, USA

S Zlobec, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

L Zsido, University of Rome 'Tor Vergata', Rome, Italy

Publishing Manager

Contact regarding all aspects relating to the production of the journal, including scheduling and copyright issues:

Mike Schramm
NISC (Pty) Ltd
4 Speke Street
PO Box 377
Grahamstown 6140
South Africa
Tel: +27 (0)46 622 9698
Fax: +27 (0)46 622 9550
e-mail: publishing@nisc.co.za

Published in association with the South African Mathematical Society.

Latest Issue

Volume 40, Issue 1, 2017


On secure domination in trees
Author(s): Zepeng LiSchool of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University, China, Zehui ShaoSchool of Information Science and Technology, Chengdu University, China, Jin XuSchool of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University, China
Pages: 1–12
An infinite family of cubics with emergent reducibility at depth 1
Author(s): Jason I. PreszlerLearning Centers and Department of Mathematics and Statistics, USA
Pages: 13–16
Maps generating the same primal space
Author(s): Sami LazaarDepartment of Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, Tunisia, Tom RichmondDepartment of Mathematics, USA, Tarek TurkiDepartment of Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, Tunisia
Pages: 17–28
Matching criticality in intersecting hypergraphs
Author(s): Liying KangDepartment of Mathematics, P.R. China, Zhenyu NiDepartment of Mathematics, P.R. China, Erfang ShanSchool of Management, P.R. China
Pages: 29–38
The log-convexity of the poly-Cauchy numbers
Author(s): Takao KomatsuSchool of Mathematics and Statistics, China, Feng-Zhen ZhaoDepartment of Mathematics, China
Pages: 39–47
Metric type spaces and λ-sequences
Author(s): Yaé Ulrich GabaDepartment of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, South Africa
Pages: 49–55
The Yosida space and representation of the projectable hull of an archimedean -group with weak unit
Author(s): Anthony W. HagerDepartment of Mathematics and CS, USA, Warren Wm. McGovernH.L. Wilkes Honors College, USA
Pages: 57–61
Remarks on subrings of C(X) of the form I + C* (X)
Author(s): A.R. AliabadDepartment of Mathematics, Iran, M. ParsiniaDepartment of Mathematics, Iran
Pages: 63–73
The algebraic properties of the space-and time-dependent one-factor model of commodities
Author(s): P.G.L. LeachDepartment of Mathematics and Institute of Systems Science, Research and Postgraduate Support, South Africa, R.M. MorrisDepartment of Mathematics and Institute of Systems Science, Research and Postgraduate Support, South Africa, A. PaliathanasisInstituto de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas, Universidad Austral de Chile,
Pages: 91–106
Approximate cohomology in Banach algebras
Author(s): A. PourabbasFaculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Iran, A. ShirinkalamFaculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Iran
Pages: 107–118
Dominated operators, absolutely summing operators and the strict topology
Author(s): Marian NowakFaculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Econometrics, Poland, Juliusz StochmalFaculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Econometrics, Poland
Pages: 119–137
Lower bounds on the leaf number in graphs with forbidden subgraphs
Author(s): P. MafutaDepartment of Mathematics, Zimbabwe, S. MukwembiDepartment of Mathematics, Zimbabwe, S. MunyiraDepartment of Mathematics, Zimbabwe, B.G. RodriguesSchool of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, South Africa
Pages: 139–149


Fischer-Clifford matrices of the generalized symmetric group - (a computational approach)
Author(s): Jamshid MooriSchool of Mathematical Sciences, South Africa, Kenneth ZimbaVaal University of Technology, South Africa
Pages: 75–89


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Instructions for Authors 

Submission of Manuscripts – All submissions should be made online at Quaestiones Mathematicae’s ScholarOne Manuscripts site. New users should first create an account. Once a user is logged onto the site, submissions should be made via the Author Centre. Manuscripts should be submitted in PDF format together with the associated LaTeX source and graphics files.

Editorial Policy – No manuscript that has been previously published, or is being considered for publication elsewhere, should be submitted to Quaestiones Mathematicae. In keeping with international best practice in scholarly publishing, the publishers of Quaestiones Mathematicae routinely check all manuscripts for unacknowledged content. Therefore, it is requested that authors ensure that the manuscript is comprehensively referenced, even when reusing their own previously published descriptions. Contributions must conform to the principles outlined in Ethical considerations in research publication available for download below. 

Preparation of Manuscripts – Manuscripts will be typeset in LaTeX using the amsmath package of the American Mathematical Society. Authors will be invited to send their LaTeX-files prepared in the article style as soon as a paper has been accepted for publication. The manuscript should include:

1. Title, with a shortened running title if necessary.
2. Author’s name: First name(s) or initials, surname.
3. Abstract of at most 20 lines.
4. 2010 Mathematics Subject Classification.
5. Key words and phrases.
6. References in the style of Mathematical Reviews.
7. Author’s full postal address, including e-mail.

Reprints – All reprints are distributed electronically in PDF format and authors will be notified by the publisher when reprints are available for download.

Open access – Quaestiones Mathematicae is a hybrid journal which allows authors the option of publishing their article Open Access for a set fee. Further details are given in NISCoa: Publishing an Open Access Article with NISC available from www.nisc.co.za/journals.


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