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Aims and Scope

The American Journal of Combinatorics (AJC) is a double-blind refereed diamond open access online journal. AJC publishes research articles, notes, and surveys in all branches of combinatorics as well as articles related to combinatorics. AJC was established to support growing research on combinatorics all over the world and to create a free online research publishing platform that is accessible to all.

For submission instructions and information regarding the editorial process, go to submission.

Publication Frequency

AJC is an online journal which continuously publishes accepted manuscripts in one or more volumes each year.

Open Access Statement

AJC is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from AJC or the authors. Also there are no fees or article processing charges for the authors for publishing in AJC.

Copyright Policy

The authors of a published article retain the copyright of the article which is released to AJC under the CC BY 4.0 International License to publish it on the AJC website. This copyright information is embedded on each published article.

Repository Policy

The authors of a published article can post the published version of the article anywhere, in particular, their institutional websites, ResearchGate, arXiv, Google Scholar.

Publication Ethics

Publication Malpractice Statement

A submitted or published manuscript may be retracted if it violates any policy or ethics of AJC. In particular, if the work was plagiarized or if it was partially published in another journal, the article will be retracted. Authors of a manuscript retracted by AJC will be banned from publishing any manuscript in AJC in the future.

Complaint Policy

If anybody has any complaint about any AJC matter (for example, any violation of a policy or ethics of AJC), they are encouraged to email the Editor-in-Chief or the Managing Editor at editor@ajcombinatorics.org. An appropriate action will be taken by the Managing Editor or the Editor-in-Chief who may choose to form a committee of three independent scholars to resolve the issue.

Journal Ownership

AJC is a scholar-run journal and owned by its editorial board. The publisher of AJC is the American Journal of Combinatorics (AJC) with the following postal address:
American Journal of Combinatorics
C/O Sudipta Mallik
4850 E Lowell Dr
Flagstaff, Arizona, USA 86004

Journal Maintenance

The Editor-in-Chief and the Managing Editor are responsible for the following:

Advertising Policy

AJC does not accept advertisements.

Revenue Sources

AJC accepts grants and donations for the cost of journal maintenance.

Direct Marketing

AJC uses the following OASPA guidelines: Any direct marketing activities, including solicitation of manuscripts, that are conducted on behalf of AJC should be appropriate, well targeted, and unobtrusive. Information provided about AJC should be truthful and not misleading for readers or authors.