What kind of papers are appropriate for Statistics Surveys?

We publish review articles in all areas of statistics: theory, computation, methodology, and applications.

How should papers be written?

The style of articles may range from reviews of recent research to graduate textbook exposition. Articles may be broad or narrow in scope. The essential requirements are a well specified topic and target audience, together with a clear exposition. The abstract and the introduction should be readable by a diverse audience.

Authors are strongly encouraged to make code and data available. Please also see the “Instruction for referees” for more information.

Manuscripts should be written in Latex. The template for Statistics Surveys can be found here: https://www.e-publications.org/ims/support/imsco-instructions.html.

How are papers submitted?

Papers must be submitted electronically at https://www.e-publications.org/ims/submission/.
If you are already registered in EJMS for another journal, please log in with your username and password and add Statistics Surveys to your existing profile. You are encouraged to suggest potential referees for your paper.

How are papers handled?

Papers are screened by the editors. Papers that are judged to be within the mandate of the journal are assigned to an Editor who will then assign the paper to an Associate Editor who will handle the review process and then make a recommendation to the Editor in question.

How are papers published?

Papers will be posted electronically on this site as soon as they are accepted.