Annals of Functional Analysis


Instructions for Authors




AFA publishes only “short” papers (with less than or equal to 14 pages in the style of journal). “Long” papers should be submitted to BJMA.


Manuscripts should be typeset in English with double spacing by using AMS-LaTex. The authors should use the AFA style file that has been developed for LaTeX2e standard and can be found at TMRG_style_file_Latex.tex (see also TMRG_style_file_Latex.pdf )


The AFA is an author-prepared journal which means that authors are responsible for the proper formatting of manuscripts by using the style file of the AFA. The authors should carefully take care of the following items in their manuscripts:


·        Name of PDF file: It should be surname(s) of author(s) separated by dash character. "- ", e.g., Dadipour-Sadeghi.pdf

·        Abstract:200 words or less with no reference number therein.

·        MSC2010: Primary: only one item; Secondary: at least one item (at least one of Primary or Secondary numbers should be in MSC 43, MSC46 or MSC47).

·        Key words: At least 3 items and at most 5 items.

·         Authors: Full names, mailing addresses and emails of all authors. Only one of authors should be the corresponding author.

·        Margins: A long formula should be broken into two or more lines. Empty spaces in the text should be removed.

·        Tags (formula numbers): Use \label{A} and \eqref{A}. Remove unused tags.

·        Acknowledgement: If there is any, at the end of paper but preceding to the references.

·        References: Use \cite{B} to refer to an specific book/paper B in the text. Remove unused references. References should be listed in the alphabetical order according to the surnames of the first author at the end of the paper and should be cited in the text as, e.g., [2] or [3, Theorem 4.2], etc.

·         Abbreviations: Abbreviations of titles of periodicals/books should be given by using Math. Reviews, see Abbreviations of names of serials or MRLookup.

·        Citations: The total number of self-citations should be at most 0.25 of the total number of all references. The total number of all references should be at most 1.5 times the number of pages of the paper, unless the author really uses them out of introduction, literature review and preliminaries. Exceptions will be allowed by the editor-in-chief only in the case of acceptance.



The manuscripts must be submitted via online submission.

Online submission


Or ONLY in the case of any serious problem on web, via email to the editor-in-chief at (neither to any editor nor to any advisory editor) in PDF format. The submission must be accompanied with this Cover Letter which should be completed by the corresponding author. Acknowledgement of the receipt and the notification of the editorial decision on publication will be sent by the editorial office. All editorial correspondences should be addressed to the editor-in-chief. Any message will be replied within 2 weeks. Please check the BULK or SPAM folder in your email account! In the case of not receiving any reply within 2 weeks, the message or submission should be resent to .

Referee Process

Submitted papers must be correct, original, nontrivial, and well written. If the language used is very poor, the manuscript will be rejected. A submitted paper will be refereed in the traditional way by at least one referee. The AFA tries to make the decision within 4 months after submission (but this primarily depends on the referees), after that time kindly send a reminder to the editor-in-chief. If necessary, the corresponding author would be asked to revise the manuscript according to referee report(s). The editorial board reserves the right to make reasonable modifications in wording.


Galley proof

The galley proofs of each paper will be sent to the corresponding author, who is responsible for checking and approving the manuscript on behalf of all coauthors. A limited number of typographical corrections are anticipated and extensive revisions may be reviewed again.



From the year 2015, One volume per year consisting of 4 issues.





Publication charge

There is no publication or page charge associated with this journal unless the authors would like to publish their paper open access. 


By submitting a manuscript, the authors agree that the copyright for their article is transferred to the publishers TMRG and DUP, if and when, the paper is accepted for publication. The published articles are distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided each paper is properly cited.


Publishing Ethics

The publishers are obliged to assist the math community in publishing ethics. No paper that has been previously published, that has been copyrighted, or that is being considered for publication elsewhere, should be submitted to the AFA. Nor may a paper that is under consideration by the AFA be submitted elsewhere. By submitting a manuscript, the authors confirm that there is no plagiarism and duplicate submission.