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– that the work described has not been published before;
– that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere;
– that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities at the institution where the work has been carried out;
– that, if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors agree to automatically transfer the copyright to the publisher;
– that the manuscript will not be published elsewhere in any language without the consent of the copyright holder;
– that the manuscript should be written in English, German or French.
The Editorial Process
To speed up publication, and to ensure a unified layout throughout the journal, we require the use of LaTeX.
Format of Manuscripts
Class File: To simplify the transformation process between your documents and the final layout, we provide the LaTeX class file birkjour.cls ready for use with the newer LaTeX versions (LaTeX2e). It can be downloaded from the web page http://www.birkhauser-science.com/math/downloads as a zip file, birkjour.zip (see also link here below).
The class file is also available on request from the Editorial Office.
The first line in your document should be
The class file mainly sets the fonts, margins and spacing. It is based on the standard AMSart class. Hence all of the usual LaTeX and AMS-LaTeX commands can be used inside your document.
A small sample file containing a short documentation and being useful as template is also provided in the zip file.
The authors are highly recommended not to modify the class file by introducing personal settings and/or definitions.
Research papers should have a maximal length of 10 printed pages.
Manuscripts submitted must be in final form. No extended material or linguistic corrections can be performed during the editorial procedure.
We request that neither overfull nor underfull boxes are contained in the text, that equations do not exceed the indicated text width, and that hyphenations as well as the page breaks have been checked.
Submission of Manuscripts
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.editorialmanager.com/adma/
We offer authors, editors and reviewers of AdM the option of using our fully web-enabled online manuscript submission and review system, the Editorial Manager.
The Editorial Manager offers authors the option to track the process of the review process in real time. All correspondence is done using the Editorial Manager.
The following file formats can be submitted:
- For manuscripts:
- For figures:
TIF, GIF, JPG, EPS, PICT, PPT and PS.
- For filing/compression:
Note: By using the Editorial Manager, it is not necessary to additionally submit the manuscript as printout version or on CD.
In case you encounter any difficulties while submitting your manuscript online, please get in touch with the responsible Editorial Assistant for AdM by clicking on the "Contact us”-button from the toolbar.
It is understood that the corresponding author is responsible for obtaining agreement of all co-authors of the manuscript submitted to AdM.
Keeping backup copies of the submitted files is the authors’ responsibility.
Reference citations in the text should be identified by numbers in square brackets. Some examples:
1. Negotiation research spans many disciplines .
2. This result was later contradicted by Becker and Seligman .
3. This effect has been widely studied [1-3, 7].
The list of references should only include works that are cited in the text and that have been published or accepted for publication. Personal communications and unpublished works should only be mentioned in the text.
The entries in the list should be given in alphabetic order.
If available, please always include DOIs as full DOI links in your reference list (e.g. “https://doi.org/abc”).
- Journal article
Hamburger, C.: Quasimonotonicity, regularity and duality for nonlinear systems of partial differential equations. Ann. Mat. Pura Appl. 169, 321–354 (1995)
- Article by DOI
Sajti, C.L., Georgio, S., Khodorkovsky, V., Marine, W.: New nanohybrid materials for biophotonics. Appl. Phys. A (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00339-007-4137-z
Geddes, K.O., Czapor, S.R., Labahn, G.: Algorithms for Computer Algebra. Kluwer, Boston (1992)
- Book chapter
Broy, M.: Software engineering — from auxiliary to key technologies. In: Broy, M., Denert, E. (eds.) Software Pioneers, pp. 10–13. Springer, Heidelberg (2002)
- Online document
Cartwright, J.: Big stars have weather too. IOP Publishing PhysicsWeb. http://physicsweb.org/articles/news/11/6/16/1 (2007). Accessed 26 June 2007
Always use the standard abbreviation of a journal’s name according to the ISSN List of Title Word Abbreviations, see
If you are unsure, please use the full journal title.
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English Language Editing
For editors and reviewers to accurately assess the work presented in your manuscript you need to ensure the English language is of sufficient quality to be understood. If you need help with writing in English you should consider:
- Asking a colleague who is a native English speaker to review your manuscript for clarity.
- Visiting the English language tutorial which covers the common mistakes when writing in English.
- Using a professional language editing service where editors will improve the English to ensure that your meaning is clear and identify problems that require your review. Two such services are provided by our affiliates Nature Research Editing Service and American Journal Experts. Springer authors are entitled to a 10% discount on their first submission to either of these services, simply follow the links below.
Please note that the use of a language editing service is not a requirement for publication in this journal and does not imply or guarantee that the article will be selected for peer review or accepted.
If your manuscript is accepted it will be checked by our copyeditors for spelling and formal style before publication.
● 使用专业语言编辑服务，编辑人员会对英语进行润色，以确保您的意思表达清晰，并识别需要您复核的问题。我们的附属机构 Nature Research Editing Service 和合作伙伴 American Journal Experts 即可提供此类服务。
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