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Comptes Rendus. Mathématique

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   Types of paper

This journal is an e-only journal.

The contributions published by the journal are research articles.

The Comptes Rendus - Mathématique endeavour to ensure rapid publication and international dissemination.

Publication of the works will be accelerated if the authors take care to comply with the following instructions. These are subject to change.


   Online submission

This is now the required procedure as it offers numerous advantages. Corresponding authors will be immediately informed that their article has been received, and processing time to publication will be greatly reduced by the use of this Internet-based workflow.



Authors commitments before submitting

By publishing in the Comptes Rendus - Mathématique, the author commits to comply with the following policies:


Submission checklist

Authors must ensure that their submission complies with all of the following elements. Non-compliant submissions may be returned to the authors.

  • Note that submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • Authors retain copyright, and grant the journal right of first publication of the article.
  • Authors are entitled to and accept responsibility for submitting this article on behalf of any and all co-authors.
  • The article, if accepted, will be published under a CC-BY licence, without any financial compensation.
  • Permission has been obtained from the copyright holder and the author(s) of figures, tables, animations or text quotations for copyrighted works (including websites) included in the paper.
  • The Journal and/or platform may retract your paper after publication if clear evidence is found that the findings are unreliable as a result of misconduct or honest error.




Articles must be submitted through the Comptes Rendus - Mathématique submission site. Authors must create an account or use an existing account to submit.

  • If you are submitting for the first time       -->          Create an account
  • If you already have an account                -->         Log in

In case of difficulty, contact Virginie Decosta (cr-mathematique@academie-sciences.fr) for assistance.

Please watch the 'Submitting an article' video from PKP to assist you in the account creation and submission process.

Evaluation process

The journal uses a simple blind evaluation system.

Any submission is first evaluated by the editor associated with the selected heading. If the manuscripts is considered as relevant, it is sent to at least one independent expert who assesses its scientific quality and sends his report to the editor. The final decision is made by the editor based on the recommendations of the report.




Acceptance/ Rejection

The editorial decision shall be communicated to the author as soon as possible.

Preparation of the article

In case of acceptance of his article, the author must provide:

  • All source files (TeX or LaTeX, bibtex, illustrations, additional material). The author will be asked to prepare his articlewith the journal's LaTeX class and bibtex style. These files will be compiled with pdflatex, thus should be compatible. As a reminder, these TeX sources will be published online.
  • A signed rights copyright licence.

Production of articles

The articles are formatted and brought up to technical standard according to the LaTeX layout of Comptes Rendus - Mathématique.

Proofs are sent to the corresponding author by e-mail or through the OJS submission system. They are accompanied by instructions for proofreading. When at proof stage,  only typographical corrections are accepted. They must be communicated as soon as possible to the e-mail address mentioned in the accompanying message.

Publication and indexation

The article is rapidly posted online in PDF format, as well as its TeX sources if the author has accepted it, on the website of the Comptes Rendus - Mathématique, hosted by the centre Mersenne platform.


Access to raw data

At the request of the editorial committee, authors may be invited to provide raw data related to their research. The authors commit, to the extent possible, to provide public access to this data and therefore to keep it for a reasonable period of time after publication. Ideally, the data is deposited in an ad hoc repository and a persistant identifier (DOI, e.g.) is provided in the article.