Peer Review Process

To ensure robust, objective, and confidential, the Publisher is free of conflicts of interest peer-review process, Publisher adopts the international policies of the peer-review process (i.e. single-blind or double-blind, reviewers selection, conflict of interest, response time).

1-  Reviewers Selection: Authors have to provide the list of potential reviewers in their cover letter and the uploading system. Publishers have the right to adopt the same list of provided reviewers or switch to another.

2-  Peer-review Conflict of Interest: Any conflict of interest should be reported directly to the editors as soon as they receive the invitation to review manuscripts.

3- Confidentiality during Manuscript Handling: To ensure utmost confidentiality; Publisher’s editors don’t share Manuscripts with any third party except the peer reviewers.

4-  Manuscript Handling Time: Strictly rules are adopted by the Publisher’s editors to ensure a timely process and update authors of any possible delays.

5-  A full double-blind refereeing process is used that comprises of the following steps.

6- A preliminary review for content and form is done by the Chief Editor, and a notification of the adequacy and acceptability is communicated to the author immediately. Papers are accepted or rejected at this point.

7- Upon acceptance, the author is requested to pay the publication fee so that a formal acceptance letter is issued. Once the formal acceptance letter is issued, the paper is sent to 2 reviewers for review.

8- The reviewers’ recommendations determine the extent of changes that are required.

9- For papers that require changes, Internal editors will follow up to ensure that these are affected Author/Corresponding Author will be notified about the possible date of publication

10- Upon publication, the authors will be issued with links to their publication, a pdf copy of the publication, and a publication certificate.

11- Authors requiring hardcopy print of the issue in which their paper appears can make orders and this will be processed on demand.

If you are selected to be a reviewer/referee, your name will be included in our list of potential referees. When a manuscript submitted to AMIS matches your interests, one of our editors will contact you with the paper. Please respond promptly to the Editors message asking whether you are willing to referee the paper. If you have other commitments and cannot referee the paper in six (6) weeks, let him or her know immediately so that another referee can be chosen. If you can referee the paper, please confirm.

We would like to express our sincere thanks to our peer reviewers who helped to ensure the high standards of the Applied Mathematics & Information Sciences. The informed opinions of referees relayed promptly, are critical to our editorial process.

Review Steps

All manuscripts will be assigned to more than one reviewer through 5 steps. As soon as we receive an article, the Editorial office will Preview your manuscript in one week. The officer will check whether the manuscript is valid and language is fluent and necessary factors are all included. The officer will also cross-check the article in the cross-ref database to avoid plagiarism. The following is a formal review process accomplished by other official reviewers for one month. It is decided by the Editor-in-Chief in one week whether your manuscript is accepted or not. All submitted papers will be reviewed in about six weeks. 



Type of Peer Review 

This journal follows blind reviewing process, where both the referee and author remain anonymous throughout the process.

Formal Conditions of Acceptance 

Each article submitted to us will be reviewed by at least 2 reviewers. Moreover the papers will be checked for linguistic consistency. Thematic review will decide whether to accept or reject according to the originality, significance for theory and practice, quality of content and presentation of submitted paper.