Research in Scientific Computing in Undergraduate Education

12. Journals

Advances in Computational Mathematics is an interdisciplinary journal of high quality, driven by the computational revolution and emphasizing innovation, application and practicality. This journal is of interest to a wide audience of mathematicians, scientists and engineers concerned with the development of mathematical principles and practical issues in computational mathematics.

The Journal of Computational Mathematics is an international journal covering all branches of modern computational mathematics such as numerical linear algebra, numerical optimization, computational geometry, numerical PDEs and inverse problems. Papers containing new ideas, creative approaches and/or innovative applications as well as invited reviews are expected to appear regularly in the journal. The journal is sponsored by the Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific/Engineering Computing (ICMSEC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

The Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics publishes original papers of high scientific value in all areas of computational and applied mathematics. The main interest of the Journal is in papers that describe and analyse new computational techniques for solving scientific or engineering problems. In addition, the improved analysis, including the effectiveness and applicability, of existing methods and algorithms, is of importance. The target audience comprises: applied mathematicians, numerical analysts, computational scientists and engineers.

Computational Methods in Applied Mathematics (CMAM) publishes original research articles on numerical methods and their applications to science and engineering. Subject areas include initial and boundary value problems for ordinary and partial differential equations, and integral equations appearing in applied mathematics and mathematical physics. Theoretical contributions, numerical algorithms and computer simulations will be also within the scope of the journal. The journal will also concentrate on the interaction between different fields of applied mathematics.

Foundations of Computational Mathematics (FoCM) publishes research and survey papers of the highest quality, which further the understanding of the connections between mathematics and computation, including the interfaces between pure and applied mathematics, numerical analysis and computer science.

Experimental Mathematics is a journal devoted to experimental aspects of mathematics research. It publishes original papers featuring formal results inspired by experimentation, conjectures suggested by experiments, and data supporting significant hypotheses.

The SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing contains research articles on numerical methods and techniques for scientific computation. Papers address computational issues relevant to the solution of scientific or engineering problems and generally include computational results demonstrating the effectiveness of the proposed techniques.

Journal of Scientific Computing is an international interdisciplinary forum for the publication of papers on state-of-the-art developments in scientific computing and its applications in science and engineering. The journal publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed original papers, review papers and short communications on scientific computing.

This journal is devoted to research articles of the highest quality in computational mathematics. Areas covered include numerical analysis, computational discrete mathematics, including number theory, algebra and combinatorics, and related fields such as stochastic numerical methods. Articles must be of significant computational interest and contain original and substantial mathematical analysis or development of computational methodology. Reviews of books in areas related to computational mathematics are also included.

Electronic Transactions on Numerical Analysis (ETNA) is an electronic journal for the publication of significant new developments in numerical analysis and scientific computing. Papers of the highest quality that deal with the analysis of algorithms for the solution of continuous models and numerical linear algebra are appropriate for ETNA, as are papers of similar quality that discuss implementation and performance of such algorithms. New algorithms for current or new computer architectures are appropriate provided that they are numerically sound. However, the focus of the publication should be on the algorithm rather than on the architecture. The journal is published by the Kent State University Library in conjunction with the Institute of Computational Mathematics at Kent State University. Reviews of all ETNA papers appear in Mathematical Reviews and Zentralblatt für Mathematik. Reference information for ETNA papers also appears in the expanded Science Citation Index. ETNA is registered with the Library of Congress and has ISSN 1068-9613.

The Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra (ELA), a publication of the International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS), is a refereed all-electronic journal that welcomes mathematical articles of high standards that contribute new information and new insights to matrix analysis and the various aspects of linear algebra and its applications.

Computational Statistics (CompStat) is an international journal that fosters the publication of applications and methodological research in the field of computational statistics. The journal provides a forum for computer scientists, mathematicians, and statisticians working in a variety of areas in statistics, including biometrics, econometrics, data analysis, graphics, simulation, algorithms, knowledge-based systems, and Bayesian computing. CompStat papers emphasize the contribution to and influence of computing on statistics and vice versa. The journal also publishes hardware, software, and package reports as well as book reviews.

Computational Statistics & Data Analysis (CSDA), the official journal of the International Association of Statistical Computing (IASC), is an international journal dedicated to the dissemination of methodological research and applications in the areas of computational statistics and data analysis. The journal consists of three refereed sections, and a fourth section dedicated to news on statistical computing. The refereed sections are divided into the following subject areas: Computational Statistics, Statistical Methodology for Data Analysis, Special Applications.

Statistical Analysis and Data Mining addresses the broad area of data analysis, including data mining algorithms, statistical approaches, and practical applications. Topics include problems involving massive and complex datasets, solutions utilizing innovative data mining algorithms and/or novel statistical approaches, and the objective evaluation of analyses and solutions. Of special interest are articles that describe analytical techniques, and discuss their application to real problems, in such a way that they are accessible and beneficial to domain experts across science, engineering, and commerce. The focus of the journal is on papers which satisfy one or more of the following criteria:

  • Solve data analysis problems associated with massive, complex datasets
  • Are application and solution oriented with a focus on solving real problems
  • Describe innovative data mining algorithms or novel statistical approaches
  • Compare and contrast techniques to solve a problem, along with an objective evaluation of the analyses and the solutions

The goals of this interdisciplinary journal are to encourage collaborations across disciplines, communication of novel data mining and statistical techniques to both novices and experts involved in the analysis of data from practical problems, and a principled evaluation of analyses and solutions.

Journal of Computational Physics thoroughly treats the computational aspects of physical problems, presenting techniques for the numerical solution of mathematical equations arising in all areas of physics. The journal seeks to emphasize methods that cross disciplinary boundaries.

PLoS Computational Biology is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal featuring works of exceptional significance that further our understanding of living systems at all scales through the application of computational methods. It is the official journal of the International Society for Computational Biology.

Computers & Mathematics with Applications provides a medium of exchange for those engaged in fields where there exists a non-trivial interplay between mathematics and computers. Thus, the three present principal areas of interest of the journal are:
1. Computers in mathematical research (e.g. numerical analysis, number theory, probability theory).
2. Mathematical models of computer systems.
3. Interactive applications – essentially the utilization of a (non-trivial) combination of classical mathematics and of computer science in the solution of problems arising in other fields.
The journal pays particular attention to applications in “non-classified” fields, such as environmental science, ecology, biology, urban systems and also to appropriate papers in applied mathematics.

The Journal of Online Mathematics and its Applications (JOMA) is a publication of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). JOMA is the journal of the Mathematical Sciences Digital Library (MathDL), for which MAA has received funding by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

All articles and other materials submitted to JOMA are peer-reviewed. JOMA publishes continuously as accepted materials are ready to be posted. Each volume (after Volume 1) represents a calendar year without subdivision into issues.

JOMA takes advantage of the World Wide Web as a publication medium for materials containing dynamic, full-color graphics; internal and external hyperlinks to related resources; applets in Java, Flash, Shockwave, or other languages; MathML, SVG, and other XML markups; audio and video clips; and other Web-based features.

CMFT is an international mathematics journal which publishes carefully selected original research papers in complex analysis (in a broad sense), and on applications or computational methods related to complex analysis. Survey articles of high standard and special current interest can be considered for publication as well. Contributed papers should be written in English (in rare cases exceptions may be considered), and in a lucid, expository style. Papers should normally not exceed 30 printed pages.

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