Internet Mathematics goes arXiv overlay

Internet Mathematics is a journal devoted to complex networks, and was founded by Fan Chung Graham in 2003. Research on complex networks is fast-breaking and interdisciplinary, and the journal provides a forum for high quality articles on the topic. The journal was published in four to six volumes a year, was originally published by AK Peters, and then moved… Read More Internet Mathematics goes arXiv overlay

Publish or perish: an introduction to publishing in journals

As I learned years ago as a graduate student, if you don’t publish in some form, you won’t get far as an academic. My own graduate students typically know very little about how academic publishing works when they begin their studies. The purpose of this post is to give some pointers to those just starting out on… Read More Publish or perish: an introduction to publishing in journals

Another book in the wall: what I have learned as a debut fiction writer

Newsflash for the uninitiated: for most writer’s, the biggest challenge is getting our work published. While perfecting plot, pacing, realistic dialogue, world building, and writing rich characters all pose their challenges, the real hurdle is marketing your work to prospective publishers. I am a published author with two academic books and about 100 research papers in leading mathematics… Read More Another book in the wall: what I have learned as a debut fiction writer