Submission guidelines

Instructions for Authors

Authorship

Submission of a manuscript implies

– 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– that the manuscript will not be published elsewhere in any language without the consent of the copyright holder.

Notwithstanding the above, a conference publication is not necessarily an obstacle, provided the submission is sufficiently different from it. In such a case, please mention the conference publication in your submission and send us this publication as well.

Submissions of Manuscripts

Authors should send a pdf file plus a short cover letter, giving the contact author's name and address, either to the Editor-in-Chief (e-mail: mailto:pbuerg@math.tu-berlin.de) or to one of the Editors.

Information on preparing a camera-ready copy of accepted manuscripts can be found on the website of computational complexity at http://www.computational-complexity.org/.

An author may self-archive an author-created version of his/her article on his/her own website and/or the repository of Author's department or faculty. Author may also deposit this version on his/her funder's or funder's designated repository at the funder's request or as a result of a legal obligation, provided it is not made publicly available until 12 months after official publication by Springer. He/she may not use the publisher's PDF version, which is posted on www.springerlink.com, for the purpose of self-archiving or deposit. Furthermore, Author may only post his/her own version, provided acknowledgement is given to the original source of publication and a link is inserted to the published article on Springer's website. The link must be accompanied by the following text: "The final publication is available at www.springerlink.com".

Prior versions of the article published on non-commercial pre-print servers like arXiv.org can remain on these servers and/or can be updated with Author's accepted version. The final published version (in pdf or html/xml format) cannot be used for this purpose. Acknowledgement needs to be given to the final publication and a link must be inserted to the published article on Springer's website, accompanied by the text "The final publication is available at springerlink.com". Author retains the right to use his/her article for his/her further scientific career by including the final published journal article in other publications such as dissertations and postdoctoral qualifications provided acknowledgement is given to the original source of publication.

Reprints

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