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Instructions for Authors

The Computer Science Journal of Moldova (CSJM) is issued three times a year by the Vladimir Andrunachievici Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of Moldova.

The journal publishes articles and short communications on Computer System Organization, Software, Theory of Data, Theory of Computing, Computing Methodologies and Applications, Discrete Mathematics in relation to Computer Science, Operations Research and Management Science, Artificial Intelligence, and related topics. Survey papers, reviews of new monographs, abstracts of dissertations, and chronicles of scientific events are also published. We welcome appeals from organizations and individuals to advertise software products.

Papers are submitted in English only.

All information contained in the paper (including cited references) should be written in the Roman alphabet.

The journal is computer-typeset. We require texts in the form of electronic manuscripts in LaTeX (source .tex file) and the respective variant in .pdf format generated from the source .tex-file If some specific styles are used for your paper layout, please give the respective .sty files together with the main .tex file containing the paper text. Figures should be in .eps format. Dimensions of figures and tables should fit the printable area of CSJM: textheight=182mm, textwidth=118mm. Keep that formulae and equations (algorithms descriptions, program texts, etc.) in the text do not give overfulls: break them in proper places to fit the text width. To keep these conditions, use csjmol.sty and CSJM template (the link for its download is provided at the end of this instruction). Papers presented in other styles and formats are not accepted for consideration by the CSJM Editorial board.

The authors are fully responsible for the content, presentation, and global typesetting aspects of the text, figures, tables, and all the attached materials. The length of your manuscript should not be more than 25 pages in CSJM format.

The manuscript should contain the following information: fully descriptive title, author’s name/authors’ names, abstract, keywords, MSC2020 (Mathematics Subject Classification 2020),ACM Computing Classification System, the main body of the paper including tables and figures, appendices, complete English Language bibliographic information for all cited references, full information about affiliation and address (postal and e-mail) for each co-author (at the end of the paper). It is also recommended to provide information on the funding source which supports the presented research.

When you prepare the references list for your paper, please use IEEE style described in IEEE REFERENCE GUIDE. Editorial Board of CSJM (Ed.CSJM) recommends the authors to use the document with some additions, made by CSJM Editorial board, formulated in Referencing_in_CSJM.docx. In the document, these additions are marked by "(Ed.CSJM)".

The main recommendation concerns the request to provide more detailed information about references if possible.

NOTE (Ed.CSJM): Standard abbreviations for Titles of Periodicals or Publishing Houses are accepted, but full titles are preferred. Relevant information may include Title of Series for books (if exists), Volume of Series for books (if exists), ISSN, ISBN, Publisher for books, number of pages for books, page numbers for journal articles, and chapters in books, DOI, ArXive (or other types of electronic links).

Please, write in comments before each item of the bibliography, which category it refers to: Periodicals, Books, Chapters in books, Book series, Reports, Handbooks, Published Conference Proceedings, Theses (B.S., M.S.) and Dissertations (Ph.D.), Standards, On-Line Sources (Books, Monographs, Periodicals, Papers Presented at Conferences, Reports and Handbooks, Government Documents, Patents, Manuals/Software), etc.

If some reference is originally published in a language other than English, please provide additionally respective titles (of articles, journals, and books) in the original language and write the language in round brackets. Examples are provided in the CSJM template in respective subsections. Information in the original language will not appear in CSJM (in .tex-file it should be commented). It is needed for metadata which should be provided by the CSJM Editorial board to international DBs where the journal CSJM is indexed or abstracted.

You can use the BibTeX system to manage your bibliography. In such case, you should take IEEE style (use IEEEtran.bst in your LaTeX files).

Download CSJM template: CSJM_template.tex, csjmol.sty, IEEEtran.bst, CSJM_Template.zip, Referencing_in_CSJM.docx. The journal has no charges for article submission and processing.

Submit your manuscript to CSJM using the following address: csjmol@math.md.

N.B. Manuscripts prepared in Word are not accepted for consideration. Also, if your manuscript is prepared not in the CSJM journal format (not in LaTeX and not using the CSJM template), it is not accepted for consideration by the CSJM Editorial board.

The computer-readable texts should be sent to:
Dr. G. Magariu
Vladimir Andrunakievich Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science,
5, Academiei street, Chisinau, MD 2028, Republic of Moldova
Phone: (373 22) 73–81–10
Email: csjmol@math.md