Aims and Scope


Since 1969 the Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society has been publishing significant research across the whole range of pure mathematics, together with some more applied areas of analysis, theoretical computing, and mathematical physics. The articles that appear in the Bulletin are of high quality, are well written and appeal to a broad mathematical audience.

The Bulletin concentrates on the publication of shorter research articles (20 pages or fewer), authoritative survey articles (of any length), and occasional biographical articles on the lives and achievements of distinguished mathematicians. From 2016, the Bulletin no longer publishes book reviews.

The Journal, Proceedings and Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society have long been among the world's leading mathematical research periodicals. They have been joined by the Transactions of the London Mathematical Society, a fully open access online journal launched in March 2013. All four journals share a common Editorial Advisory Board and the same standard of peer review. The Bulletin also publishes survey articles, book reviews and obituaries.

Subject coverage of the LMS periodicals ranges across a broad spectrum of mathematics, covering the whole of pure mathematics together with some more applied areas of analysis, mathematical physics, theoretical computer science, probability, and statistics.


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