Instructions for authors

Manuscript submission

Only registered users can submit a manuscript by using the electronic editorial system of the MMN. LaTeX and BiBTeX files are required, the corresponding PDF file is automatically generated. Figures should be uploaded in EPS format.

The author has to choose an executive editor connected with the topic of the manuscript. Manuscript should be in English.

The MMN publishes papers not exceeding 16 pages. The maximum number of items in the list of references is 25. The authors should provide the existing DOI numbers of the cited items. References that are not cited in the text will be removed.

Submission of a manuscript to Miskolc Mathematical Notes implies that it has not been published, nor is being considered for publication elsewhere, and that a permission for publication, if needed, has already been obtained from appropriate sources.

Typesetting instructions

The technical requirements specified below will be satisfied automatically if you use our sample paper source files:

Article Style

Please, use the styles of our sample paper sources without any modification.

Please avoid defining your custom TeX/ LaTeX commands.

Font and text area size

Please select our new style using a class file:


The text area in the electronic manuscript should be 190mm long and 130mm wide which is guaranteed by our class file.

Abstract, keywords, etc

Please provide the 2010 Mathematics Subject Classification code(s), several keywords releavant to your paper, and a short abstract, e. g.,

\subjclass[2010]{34B10; 34B15; 34B20} \keywords{Differential inequality, Cauchy problem} \begin{abstract} . . . \end{abstract}

Information about the authors

For each of the auhors, specify the complete electronic and postal addresses by using the appropriate AMS Article Style style tags, e.g.,

\author{John Walker} \address{Some University\\ Some Department\\ 12 Unknown St.\\ 12345 City\\ Country} \curraddr{Other Institution\\ Some Other Department\\ P. O. Box 0002 \\ 12347 City\\ Other Country} \email{nobody@nowhere} \author{R. Jel\'inek} \address{Another University\\ Some Department\\ 12 Unknown St.\\ 12345 City\\ Country} \curraddr{Other Institution\\ Some Other Department\\ P. O. Box 0002 \\ 12347 City\\ Other Country} \email{somebody@somewhere}
even if some of them are from one and the same institution.

Please consult the Instructions for Preparation of Papers and Monographs in AMS-LaTeX (pp. 1-6) for more details on the style.

Theorem-like environments

Please organise all your theorems, lemmata, definitions, remarks, etc, into the appropriate LaTeX environments, e. g.,

\begin{theorem}\label{thm:1} Assume that ... \end{theorem} \begin{proof} . . . \end{proof}

We recommend you to use this style of definitions:

\theoremstyle{plain} \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem} \newtheorem{corollary}{Corollary} \newtheorem{lemma}{Lemma} \newtheorem{proposition}{Proposition} \newtheorem{problem}{Problem} \newtheorem{conjecture}{Conjecture} \theoremstyle{definition} \newtheorem{definition}{Definition} \theoremstyle{remark} \newtheorem{remark}{Remark} \newtheorem{example}{Example} \newtheorem{notation}{Notation} \newtheorem{condition}{Condition}

For simple settings of the equations and the mathematical formulas please use the following commands below after the settings of the above environments in your file:

\numberwithin{equation}{section} \allowdisplaybreaks[4]

Preparation of the bibliography

To typeset the bibliography, the use of bibTeX is compulsory. In case you prepare the bibliography you have to edit the reference fields in your file by bibTeX. Your bibTeX file has the same name of your article, but the extension is different. Into this file you have to take place references like this:

@Article{Caceres07, Author = {Jos\'e {C\'aceres} and Carmen {Hernando} and Merc\`e {Mora} and Ignacio M. {Pelayo} and Mar{\'\i}a L. {Puertas} and Carlos {Seara} and David R. {Wood}}, Title = {‍{On the metric dimension of Cartesian products of graphs‍}}, FJournal = {SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics}, Journal = {SIAM J. Discrete Math.}, ISSN = {0895-4801; 1095-7146/e}, Volume = {21}, Number = {2}, Pages = {423--441}, Year = {2007}, DOI = {10.1137/050641867}, MRCLASS = {05C12}, Zbl = {1139.05314}, }

It is obligatory to use the existing DOI number reference fields in Your BiBTeX file, because our articles also get DOI numbers. Please, check Your references about DOI numbers. Our suggestion is to use Zentralblatt.

After the preparing of this file you have to use the following commands at end of article (that is before command \end{document}). They are defined by our class file.

\bibliographystyle{\mmnbibstyle} \bibliography{\jobname}

After this steps your article is suitable for making files with extension dvi or pdf. Your steps are the following:

  1. Use command latex -src-specials for your article (e.g. latex -src-specials mmnsample).
  2. Use command bibtex for your bibliography (e.g. bibtex mmnsample) in a command window.
  3. Use command latex -src-specials AGAIN for your article (e.g. latex -src-specials mmnsample) and the bibliography will be created in your file with the extension of dvi.

Warning: if you don't use command \cite{} (e.g. \cite{bech02}) in your article at least one time, then that reference will NOT be appeared in the bibliography of your article!!!

We use hyperref package in our new class file. It means that the command usepackage{hyperref} is inserted into our class file. After compiling the tex source You can see the color links in your .div or .pdf files. You can try them just clicking on them.


Please save your figures as Encapsulated PostScript (EPS). Only black-and-white figures are allowed.

The figures should preferably be included by using the standard graphics / graphicx packages; for this purpose, we use the command

in our class file. To iclude graphical files into your document, say, e. g.,
\begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includegraphics{somefile.eps} \caption{Some figure caption.} \label{fig:1} \end{figure}
somewhere near the supposed place of inclusion of a picture in your file, or
\begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includegraphics[height=80mm,keepaspectratio]{somefile.eps} \caption{Some figure caption.} \label{fig:1} \end{figure}
if you need some scaling. See the graphicx package documentation for the details.

A note for Scientific Word/Workplace users

In case you use Windows and Scientific Word/Workplace, please make sure that you save your LaTeX manuscript as the so-called Portable LaTeX. The final manuscript should not contain any non-standard macros (in particular, no “ \input tcilatex.tex” statement).

Note for environment eqnarray users

In LaTeX the environment eqnarray or eqnarray* is an old and bad configured command. Because of the fact that its implementation is based upon the environment array the output is wrong. If we use this old environment the spaces before and after the suitable operators e.g. + or = will be larger than the normal case.

Please don't use this old environment. Replace it with other stable and well defined other mathematical environments to handle formulas with multiple rows.

Please use e.g. the environments align (align*) or aligned (aligned*) or multline (multline*) or gather (gathered*) etc.

If there are the environments eqnarray or eqnarray* in Your manuscript, then You have to rewrite this source before the technical acception by the ask of the technical editor.

Downloadable files

This is yet another place where you can download the files which will help in preparing a manuscript for submission.

A sample AMS-LaTeX paper showing the general style of Miskolc Mathematical Notes

The bibliography style file (to be used with bibTeX)


We recommend you to use the following excellent reference material, available from the American Mathematical Society, when preparing your electronic manuscripts:

Here are some more links to useful documentation available from CTAN.

Software and LaTeX environments

Miskolc Matematical Notes recommend the following systems of TeX for making articles for correct submitting:
  • MikTeX (free software) only for Windows.
  • TeXlive (free software) both for Windows and Linux.

Recommended text editors

For editing articles we recommend editors too:
  • Winedt (free only for 1 month) for Windows.
  • Kile (free software, use package manager) for Linux.