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Editor-in-Chief Andrzej Świerniak, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Deputy/ Managing Editor Zbigniew Ogonowski, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Editorial Advisory Board Andrzej Bargiela, University of Nottingham, UK Roman Barták, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep. Jacek Błażewicz, Poznań University of Technology, Poland Reggie Davidrajuh, University of Stavanger, Norway Andreas Deutsch, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany Moritz Diehl, University of Freiburg, Germany Władysław Findeisen, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland Marcelo D.Fragoso, LNCC/MCT, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Avner Friedman, MBI Ohio State University, Columbus, USA Alberto Gandolfi, IASI, Rome, Italy Ryszard Gessing, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland Henryk Górecki, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland David Greenhalgh, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK Mats Gyllenberg, University of Helsinki, Finland Wassim M. Haddad, Georigia University, Atlanta, USA Raimo P. Hämäläinen, Aalto University School of Science, Finland Alberto Isidori, Università di Roma "La Sapienza" Italia Laszlo Kevicky, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary Marek Kimmel, Rice University Houston, USA Jerzy Klamka, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland Józef Korbicz, University of Zielona Góra, Poland Irena Lasiecka, University of Virginia, USA Urszula Ledzewicz, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, USA Magdi S Mahmoud, KFUM, Dahram, Saudi Arabia Krzysztof Malinowski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland Wojciech Mitkowski, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland Bozenna Pasik-Duncan, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA Ian Postlethwaite, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK Eric Rogers, University of Southampton, UK Heinz Schaettler, Washington University, St Louis, USA Ryszard Tadeusiewicz, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland Jan Węglarz, Poznań University of Technology, Poland Liu Yungang, Shandong University, PRC Valery D. Yurkevich, Novosibirsk State Technical University, Russia
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Instructions for Authors
Each paper submitted is subject to a review procedure, and the publication decision is based on reviers' comments on the paper. To avoid delay, please prepare the manuscript carefully following the suggestions listed below.
Computer file of the manuscript may be sent by e-mail to the address of Assistant Editor or email@example.com. Preferred text processors is TeX or LaTeX, however Word and other processors are also acceptable. In case of difficulties in processing the text, the author may be asked to supply the ASCII export of the original file.
Manuscripts sent via ordinary post should be typewritten double-spaced on one side of a standard size (A4) paper. Left side margin should be approximately 3cm (1.2'') wide. Each page should contain approximately 30 lines of 60 characters each. The manuscript including figures and tables together with their captions should be submitted. A separate signed letter giving the Author's preferred address for correspondence and return of proofs should be enclosed. Manuscript is the basis for editorial work.
First page should include the title of the paper, first name(s) and surname(s) of the Author(s), and a short summary (abstract), not longer than 20 lines.
Keywords of max. 5 - 7 items should be included in manuscript.
Numeration. All chapters, including the introduction, should be numbered in arabic numerals. Equations, tables and figures as well as theorems, corollaries, examples etc., should be numbered consecutively throughout the paper in arabic numerals, except in appendices. Appendices should be numbered with capital letters, and numeration should be closed within individual appendices.
If the manuscript is not prepared with TeX, mathematical expressions should be carefully written so as not to arouse confusion. Care should be taken that subscripts and superscripts are easily readable.
Tables and figures should be placed as desired by the Author within the text or on separate sheets with their suggested location indicated by the number of table or figure in the text. Figures, graphs and pictures (referred to as Fig. in the manuscript) should be numbered at the beginning of their caption following the figure. All figures should be prepared as PostScript EPS files or LaTeX picture files; in special cases, bitmaps of figure are also acceptable. The numbers and titles of tables should be placed above the main body of each table.
References should be listed alphabetically at the end of the manuscript. They should be numbered in ascending order and the numbers should be inserted in square brackets. References should be organized as follows. First initial(s), surname(s) of the author(s) and title of article or book. Then, for papers: title of periodical or collective work, volume number (year of issue), issue number, and numbers of the first and the last page; for books: publisher's name(s), place and year of issue. Example:
`1` R. E. Kalman: Mathematical description of linear dynamical system. SIAM J. Control. 1(2), (1963), 152-192.
`2` F. C. Shweppe: Uncertain dynamic systems. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1970.
Please, give full titles of journals; only common words like Journal, Proceedings, Conference, etc. may be abbreviated ( to J., Proc., Conf., ... respectively). References to publications in the body of the manuscript should be indicated by the numbers of the adequate references in square brackets. When the paper is set in TeX the preferable form of preparing references is Bib TeX bib database.
Footnotes should be placed in the manuscript, beginning with "Received..." (date to be filled in by Editor), the author's institutional affiliation and acknowledgement of financial support, and continuing with numbered references. The number of footnotes should be held to a minimum.
List of symbols containing definitions of all symbols used, enclosed to the manuscript on a separate sheet, is required when the paper is not set in TeX and welcome in other cases.
Reprints. 10 reprints of each paper will be provided free of charge.
Submission of a paper implies the Author's irrevocable and exclusive authorization of the publisher to collect any sums or considerations for copying or reproduction payable by third parties.
Papers should be sent to:
Zbigniew Ogonowski Institute of Automatic Control Silesian University of Technology Akademicka 16 44-101 Gliwice, Poland