Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

-The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments for the Editor).

-The submission file is in Portable Document Format (.pdf).

-Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.

-The text is single line spaced; uses a 11-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.

-The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in "About the Journal".

-Maximum five AMS Classification number ( of the study have been provided after keywords.

-After the acceptance of manuscript (before copy editing), Word (.docx) or LaTeX (.tex) version of the paper will be presented.

-The names and email addresses of at least 4 possible reviewers have been indicated in "Comments for the Editor" box in Paper Submission Step 1.