Quaestiones Mathematicae

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

Impact Factor: 0.428 (2017)
5-year Impact Factor: 0.616 (2017)

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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

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

University of Pretoria, South Africa
e-mail: james.raftery@up.ac.za   

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


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

Editorial Board

T Albu, Simion Stoilow Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy, Romania
B Banaschewski, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
GF Birkenmeier, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, USA
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 Galewski, Institute of Mathematics, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
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
A Rhandi, University of Salerno, Italy
H-G Rück, University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany
V Troitsky, University of Alberta, Canada
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 41, Issue 4, 2018


Nanofluid flow and heat transfer in a Brinkman porous channel with variable porosity
Author(s): Shirley AbelmanSchool of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics and DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, South Africa, Amir Basiri ParsaMechanical Engineering Department, Iran, Habib-Olah SayehvandMechanical Engineering Department, Iran
Pages: 449–467
Some results on (k, μ)′-almost Kenmotsu manifolds
Author(s): Yaning WangSchool of Mathematics and Information Sciences, P.R. China, Wenjie WangSchool of Mathematical Sciences, P.R. China
Pages: 469–481
A torsion-free abelian group of finite rank exists whose quotient group modulo the square subgroup is not a nil-group
Author(s): R.R. AndruszkiewiczInstitute of Mathematics, University of Białystok, Poland, M. WoronowiczInstitute of Mathematics, University of Białystok, Poland
Pages: 483–491
Linear mappings of near-vector spaces
Author(s): K-T. HowellDepartment of Mathematical Sciences, South Africa, S.P. SanonDepartment of Mathematical Sciences, South Africa
Pages: 493–514
On a global implicit function theorem for locally Lipschitz maps via non-smooth critical point theory
Author(s): Marek GalewskiInstitute of Mathematics, Lodz University of Technology, Poland, Marius RădulescuAcademia Romana, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and Applied Mathematics, Romania
Pages: 515–528
An order-theoretic perspective on categorial closure operators
Author(s): Abdurahman Masoud AbdallaMathematics Division, Department of Mathematical Sciences, South Africa, Zurab JanelidzeMathematics Division, Department of Mathematical Sciences, South Africa
Pages: 529–539
Reductions of 3-connected graphs with minimum degree at least four
Author(s): Sheng BauSchool of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, South Africa
Pages: 541–548
Local compactness in right bounded asymmetric normed spaces
Author(s): Natalia Jonard-PérezDepartamento de Matemáticas, Facultad de Ciencias, México, Enrique A. Sánchez-PérezInstituto Universitario de Matemática Pura y Aplicada, Universitat Politécnica de Valéncia, Spain
Pages: 549–563
On stability of linear periodic differential difference equations
Author(s): V.G. KurbatovDepartment of Mathematical Physics, Russia, V.I. KuznetsovaDepartment of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Russia
Pages: 565–584


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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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