jqma

Journal of Quality Measurement and Analysis

Print ISSN: 1823-5670
Frequency : 2 issues per year

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GENERAL

The manuscript sent to this journal must be original work that has not been published or accepted for publication in other journals. The paper should be written in either Malay or English (UK). However, local writers need to write the title and abstract in both languages.

MANUSCRIPTS

The manuscripts have to be typed on one side of A4 paper (21 cm x 29.7 cm) using Times New Roman font of size 11 with double spacing, top margin of length 3.81 cm, bottom margin of length 3.50 cm, and right and left margins each of length 3.17 cm. The manuscript should be arranged as follows: Topic, Author’s Name, Abstract (not exceeding 250 words), Text, Acknowledgement, and address of the author is left aligned after the References. The Title of Figure, Figure, Illustration, and Table, as much as possible should follow the example in the template which is accessible from the website of the journal at http://www.ukm.my/jqma. The page numbering should be centred and in sequence beginning from the first page (titled page), outside aligned. To facilitate editing and expedite publication, author(s) is encouraged to follow the format of the template given in the website.

REFERENCES

The usage of references in the text should follow the system author-date. For example, Shaharir (2002) or (Abdul Razak 2000; Maslina & Thomas 2000). The references listed at the end of the text should be arranged in alphabetical order and as follows:

For publication in journal: Name of author, year, title, name of journal, volume and page number. For example:

Maslina D. & Thomas D.K. 2000. The Fekete-Szego theorem for strongly close-to-convex functions. Scientiae Mathematicae 3(2): 201-212.

For book: Name of author, year, title, place of publication and publisher. For example:

Shaharir M.Z. 2002. Fungsi Matematik Teritlak. Bangi:Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

The name of the author(s) must start with the name chosen by the author/family name of the author and followed by the initials as shown in the example above. Comma should not be put after the chosen name/family name.

EQUATION / MATHEMATICAL SENTENCES

All symbols or mathematical sentences should follow the correct format. Mathematical equations have to be prepared using MathType. A single mathematical symbol can be done by inserting symbol in Ms-Word. Each mathematical sentence should begin at the first tab after skipping one line. If it is referred in the texts, the equation should be numbered in the bracket and right aligned.

USE OF (…) SYMBOL

For indication ‘and so forth’, particularly in mathematical sentences, use the conventional standard three dots (…) only. For example: The equation is true for x = 1, 2, 3, … . The fourth dotin this example which is of one space distance from the other three dots is the full stop.

DIAGRAM / ILLUSTRATION

The diagram or illustration is preferably be prepared in black and white only. If the diagram should be reduced in size for publication purpose, it has to be clear and sharp so that it can be easily noticed.

REFEREEING

All manuscripts will be reviewed by one or more referees. Name of the referee(s) will not be disclosed to the author(s).

PUBLICATION FEE

Author(s) will be charged a publication fee of RM150.00 per accepted article. The fee for overseas manuscript is US$100.00. A complimentary copy of the journal with the published article will be sent to the corresponding author. Further/latest information about the journal will be posted on the website.

PROOF READING

Article accepted for publication will be edited by the editorial board. Authors will only be required to ascertain the validity of facts in the proof. Two copies of the proof will be sent to the author. The author is required to sign his/her name on one of the proofs and return it to the editor after making sure that there is no factual error. JQMA is the rightful owner of any article published.

TEMPLATES FOR AUTHORS

1. Papar Templat / View Template

2. Papar Templat dengan Panduan Menformat / Guided Template for Fast Reference (Formatting)

3. Muat turun Templat Bahasa Melayu (MsWord) / Download Template (MsWord)

 

USEFUL ENGLISH-MALAY REFERENCE

Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu @ DBP - Online access to terms/spelling from DBP, MABBIM, and various
other dictionaries.

 

SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPT

Three copies of the complete manuscript (one original and two copies), 1.5 spacing, should be sent to :

JQMA Editor-in-Chief / Managing Editor
Pusat Pengajian Sains Matematik
Fakulti Sains dan Teknologi
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor DE
MALAYSIA
Tel: 03-8921 3712 / 5712 / 5714, Fax: 03-8925 4519
E-mail: jqma2005@yahoo.com / lg@ukm.my

Manuscript is also encouraged to be sent electronically via e-mail.

Manuscript should be sent in both Ms-Word and pdf format. Manuscript that contains complex equations and/or diagrams is advised to be submitted in printed as well as electronic versions.