Fast Publication in Mathematics and Statistics

Elsevier aims to offer you the fastest possible speed of publication, without compromising on the quality of our peer-review process. This is a promise the editorial and publishing teams work hard to keep.

Current review and production time averages for our Mathematics and Statistics journals* are highlighted below:

Journal First decision
submission to
first decision in weeks
Review speed
submission to
final decision in weeks
First online
acceptance to
citable online in weeks
Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis 15.70 20.83 1.02
Applied Mathematical Modelling 25.30 33.15 2.73
Applied Mathematics and Computation 28.08 30.86 4.42
Applied Mathematics Letters 1.30 1.59 1.95
Applied Numerical Mathematics 20.62 29.27 4.57
Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 9.34 14.35 1.69
Computers and Mathematics with Applications 6.06 7.83 3.74
Differential Geometry and its Applications 16.09 17.70 3.26
Discrete Applied Mathematics 25.32 32.67 3.58
Discrete Optimization 14.35 26.19 3.88
Finite Fields and Their Applications 15.55 21.62 4.96
Historia Mathematica 11.37 18.83 6.31
Indagationes Mathematicae 14.18 16.51 4.89
Journal of Algebra 22.71 29.55 6.35
Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics 14.40 19.11 1.26
Journal of Differential Equations 16.01 19.04 2.86
Journal of Geometry and Physics 18.64 22.88 1.29
Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications 9.70 12.65 1.09
Journal of Multivariate Analysis 18.02 26.58 1.14
Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 4.21 7.61 1.89
Journal of the Franklin Institute 8.38 13.24 2.24
Journal of the Korean Statistical Society 5.15 8.44 3.24
Linear Algebra and Its Applications 9.97 14.64 3.32
Mathematics and Computers in Simulation 27.66 45.45 7.57
Nonlinear Analysis 5.40 6.42 3.76
Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems 9.35 14.14 3.22
Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications 8.16 9.02 3.70
Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory 3.46 6.11 4.72
Statistical Methodology 9.50 14.00 2.78
Statistics and Probability Letters 17.49 20.76 1.51
Stochastic Processes and their Applications 12.92 19.92 1.53
Topology and its Applications 14.21 18.52 9.27

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Every year we aim to improve the publication speed. It’s just one of the many reasons you should submit your research to one of Elsevier’s Mathematics and Statistics journals.

*The journals featured represent a selection of journals from Mathematics and Statistics.