Quaestiones Mathematicae

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

Impact Factor: 0.398 (2016)
5-year Impact Factor: 0.606 (2016)

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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 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 40, Issue 4, 2017


Integer partitions into Diophantine pairs
Author(s): F. BencherifUSTHB University, Algeria, N. Benyahia-TaniAlgiers 3 University, Algeria, S. BouroubiUSTHB University, Algeria, O. KihelBrock University, Canada, Z. YahiAbderahmane Mira University, Algeria
Pages: 435–442
A short note on nearly perfect maps of locales
Author(s): Ando RazafindrakotoDepartment of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, South Africa
Pages: 443–450
Generalized module extension Banach algebras: Derivations and weak amenability
Author(s): M. RamezanpourSchool of Mathematics and Computer Science, Iran, S. BarootkoobDepartment of Mathematics, Iran
Pages: 451–465
Cyclic Brunn-Minkowski inequalities for p-affine surface area
Author(s): Chang-Jian ZhaoDepartment of Mathematics, China
Pages: 467–476
Interlacing of zeros of quasi-orthogonal Meixner polynomials
Author(s): K. DriverDepartment of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, South Africa, A. JoosteDepartment of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, South Africa
Pages: 477–490
Spectral properties of generalized eigenparameter dependent discrete Sturm-Liouville type equation
Author(s): Turhan KoprubasiDepartment of Mathematics, USA, R.N. MohapatraDepartment of Mathematics, USA
Pages: 491–505
Perfectness in locales
Author(s): Javier Gutiérrez GarcíaDepartment of Mathematics, Spain, Tomasz KubiakWydzia-l Matematyki i Informatyki, Poland, Jorge PicadoCMUC, Department of Mathematics, Portugal
Pages: 507–518
Nilpotent matrices and the minus partial order
Author(s): M.I. GareisFacultad de Ingeniería, Argentina, M. LattanziFacultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Argentina, N. ThomeInstituto Universitario de Matemática Multidisciplinar, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Pages: 519–525
On additive groups of associative and commutative rings
Author(s): R.R. AndruszkiewiczInstitute of Mathematics, Poland, M. WoronowiczInstitute of Mathematics, Poland
Pages: 527–537
Non-proper edge-colouring of graphs and hereditary graph properties
Author(s): Samantha DorflingDepartment of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, South Africa, Elizabeth C.M. MaritzDepartment of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, South Africa, Jon SmitDepartment of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, South Africa, Tomáš VetríkDepartment of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, South Africa
Pages: 539–551
A note on lower bounds for the total domination number of digraphs
Author(s): Guoliang HaoCollege of Science, P.R. China, Xiaodan ChenCollege of Mathematics and Information Science, P.R. China
Pages: 553–562


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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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