Submissions

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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 paper contains original work that has not been nor is about to be published elsewhere in any form or language, avoiding concerns about self-plagiarism.
  • The first page includes the name, ORCID iD (optional), Institution, country, and email-address of the author(s).
  • The first page also includes a summary of fewer than one hundred words, followed by a maximum of six keywords and the AMS 2000 subject classification. Title is with no more than 120 characters (with spaces).
  • Manuscript is typed only in black, in double-spacing, with a left margin of at least 3 cm, with numbered lines, and a maximum of 25 pages, in .pdf format.
  • Figures are a minimum of 300dpi.
  • The final version of the article uses the standards as in Author guidelines
  • I consent to have my personal data collected and stored according to the REVSTAT-Statistical Journal privacy policy.

Author Guidelines

The whole submission and review processes for REVSTAT are conducted exclusively online on the journal’s webpage https://revstat.ine.pt/ based in Open Journal System (OJS). Authors intending to submit any work must register, login and follow the indications choosing Submission

REVSTAT - Statistical Journal adopts the COPE guidelines on publication ethics:

  • submitted manuscripts must be the original work of the author(s);
  • only unpublished manuscripts should be submitted;
  • it is unethical to submit a manuscript to more than one journal concurrently; any conflict of interest must be clearly stated;
  • acknowledge the sources of data used in the development of the manuscript;
  • all errors discovered in the manuscript after submission must be swiftly communicated to the Editor;
  • religious beliefs, ethnic background, citizenship and political orientations of the author(s) are not allowed in the text.

Work presentation

  • the only working language is English;
  • the first page should include the name, ORCID iD (optional), Institution, country, and email-address of the author(s);
  • a summary of fewer than one hundred words, followed by a maximum of six keywords and the MSC 2020 subject classification should be included also in the first page;
  • manuscripts should be typed only in black, in double-spacing, with a left margin of at least 3 cm, with numbered lines, and a maximum of 25 pages, in .pdf format;
  • the title should be with no more than 120 characters (with spaces);
  • figures must be a minimum of 300dpi and will be reproduced online as in the original work, however, authors should take into account that the printed version is always in black and grey tones;
  • authors are encouraged to submit articles using LaTeX which macros are available at REVSTAT style;
  • citations in text should be included in the text by name and year in parentheses, as in the following examples: § article title in lowercase (Author 1980); § This theorem was proved later by AuthorB and AuthorC (1990); § This subject has been widely addressed (AuthorA 1990; AuthorB et al. 1995; AuthorA and AuthorB 1998).
  • references should be listed in alphabetical order of the author's scientific surname at the end of the article;

Notes : the list of references should only include publications cited in the text ( accepted for publication/published); always include DOIs as full DOI links in your reference list (e.g. https://doi.org/abc), if available; abbreviations for journals should follow the norms of Mathematical Reviews in www.ams.org/msnhtml/serials.pdf; bibliographic references should be given in a standard form, available at Revstat Style, as in  the following fictional examples:

    • journal article [1] Author, B. (1980a). Article title in lowercase, Journal Name In Uppercase, 23, 4, 230 - 350.
    • article by DOI [2] AuthorA, A. and AuthorB, B. (1980b).  Article title in lowercase, Journal Name In Uppercase, 34, 465-491. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00477-020-01789-x
    • book [3] Author, B.; Author, C. and Author, D. (1980). Book Name In Uppercase, Academic Press, New York.
    • book chapter [4] Author, B. (2000). Contribution title in lowercase. In "Book Name In Uppercase" (J. Black and A. White, Eds.), Academic Press, New York, 123-130.
    • online document [5] Author, C. (2021). Contribution title in lowercase.  SPE proceedings 2(1), 64-74.  Retrieved from https://www.spestatistica.pt[...].pdf
  • acknowledgments of people, grants or funds should be placed in a short section before the References title page. Note that religious beliefs, ethnic background, citizenship and political orientations of the author(s) are not allowed in the text;
  • authors are welcome to suggest one of the Editors or Associate Editors or yet other reviewer expert on the subject providing a complete information, namely: name, affiliation, email and personal URL or ORCID number in the Comments for the Editor (submission form).

Accepted papers

  • after final revision and acceptance of an article for publication, authors are requested to provide the corresponding LaTeX file, as in REVSTAT style.
  • supplementary files may be included and submitted separately in .tiff, .gif, .jpg, .png .eps, .ps or .pdf format. These supplementary files may be published online along with an article, containing data, programming code, extra figures, or extra proofs, etc; however, REVSTAT is not responsible for any supporting information supplied by the author(s).
  • acknowledgments of people, grants or funds should be placed in a short section before the References title page. Note that religious beliefs, ethnic background, citizenship and political orientations of the author(s) are not allowed in the text.

REVSTAT style

The LaTeX macros include the template and sample files

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