OLYMPIADS IN INFORMATICS

Submission of Manuscripts

All research papers submitted for publication in this journal must contain original unpublished work and must not have been submitted for publication elsewhere. Any manuscript which does not conform to the requirements will be returned.

The journal language is English. No formal limit is placed on the length of a paper, but the editors may recommend the shortening of a long paper.

Each paper submitted for the journal should be prepared according to the following structure: (1) a concise and informative title; (2) the full names and affiliations of all authors, including e-mail addresses; (3) an informative abstract of 70-150 words; (4) a list of relevant keywords; (5) full text of the paper; (6) a list of references; (7) biographic information about the author(s) including photography.

All illustrations should be numbered consecutively and supplied with captions. They must fit on a 124 \times 194 mm sheet of paper, including the title.

References cited in the text should be indicated in brackets, e.g., for one author - (Johnson, 1999), for two authors - (Johnson and Peterson, 2002), for three or more authors - (Johnson et al., 2002). If necessary, the page number may be indicated as (Johnson, 2001, p. 25).

The list of references should be presented at the end of the paper in alphabetic order. Papers by the same author(s) in the same year should be distinguished by the letters a, b, etc. Only Latin characters should be used in references.

Please adhere closely to the following format in the list of references.

For books:
Hromkovi\v c, J. (2009). Algorithmic Adventures: From Knowledge to Magic. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
Schwartz, J.E., R.J. Beichner (1999). Essentials of Educational Technology. Allyn and Bacon, Boston.
For contribution to collective works:
Batissta, M.T., Clements, D.H. (2000). Mathematics curriculum development as a scientific endeavor. In: Kelly, A.E., Lesh, R.A. (Eds.), Handbook of Research Design in Mathematics and Science Education. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Pub., London, 737-760.
Plomp, T., Reinen, I.J. (1996). Computer literacy. In: Plomp T., Ely, A.D. (Eds.), International Encyclopedia for Educational Technology. Pergamon Press, London, 626-630.
For journal papers:
McCormick, R. (1992). Curriculum development and new information technology. Journal of Information Technology for Teacher Education, 1(1), 23-49. http://rice.edn.deakin.edu.au/archives/JITTE/j113.htm.
Burton, B.A. (2010). Encouraging algorithmic thinking without a computer. Olympiads in Informatics, 4, 3-14.
For documents on Internet:
International Olympiads in Informatics (2011). http://www.IOInformatics.org/.
Bebras - International Contest on Informatics and Computer Fluency (2007-2011). http://bebras.org/en/welcome.

Authors must submit electronic versions of manuscripts in PDF to the editors. The manuscripts should conform all the requirements above.

If a paper is accepted for publication, the authors will be asked for a computer-processed text of the final version of the paper, supplemented with illustrations and tables, prepared as a Microsoft Word or LaTeX document. The illustrations are to be presented in TIF, WMF, BMP, PCX or PNG formats (the resolution of point graphics pictures is 300 dots per inch).

There are no any article processing or submission charges.

Authors are asked to sign Author Agreement Form.