About the Journal

Focus and Scope: To publish recent advances in Statistics, Applied Statistics, Statistical Education, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Mathematical Education. The "applied" Mathematics and Statistics is considered for any area of knowledge, such as Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Machine Learning, Economics, Actuary Science, and so on.

Objectives: To contribute to increasing the scientific knowledge of academic communities, and professionals in the fields of mathematics, statistics, and other areas of knowledge and contribute to the development of the community.

Target Audience: Undergraduate students, graduate students, researchers, professors, and lecturers.

Submission Policy: Full papers, essays, technical bulletins, or any other form of scientific paper must be submitted online only through the Sigmae journal website.

Frequency: Sigmae journal aims to publish one issue per semester, including thematic issues.

Manuscript format: LaTeX (recommended) and Word/LibreOffice (allowed) formats, according to the templates available for download (see the topic Guidelines for Authors). **Send all the source files (main file, figure files, etc)**

Manuscript language: English (recommended), Portuguese (allowed), and Spanish (allowed).

Peer Review Process: The evaluation of papers submitted to Sigmae journal will be done by peers, in a blind review system, with an average of 2 referees per paper.
Those items will be evaluated: clarity, originality, scientific rigor, compliance with the rules, objectivity, coherence between objectives, methodology, results and conclusions, and correction.

Sponsors: Potential sponsoring organizations are welcome to get in touch through sigmae@unifal-mg.edu.br.

Journal History: Sigmae was launched in the first quarter of 2012, at the initiative of a group of teachers from the Institute of Exact Sciences of the Federal University of Alfenas, Brazil (Unifal-MG): Eric B Ferreira, Jose Claudinei Ferreira, Evandro Monteiro, and Cátia R. O. Quiles.
This was the first electronic journal of Unifal-MG online on June 21, 2012, via OJS (Open Journal Systems) platform.
It was registered at the Brazilian National Library under the corporate publisher Unifal-MG, which paid the costs of getting its ISSN (2317-0840).