Information for Authors

Manuscripts submitted to AMS must be original work that has not been published or under consideration for publication elsewhere. All submissions will be peer reviewed. For the submission, the manuscripts should be prepared by using the journal format, which its template can be downloaded from here.

All submission should be submitted online through the Online Journal System (OJS), and please provide three potential reviewers during the submission (list it under “Comments for the Editor” column).

The following is the brief description of what is expected to contain within a manuscript:


Manuscripts should be headed by a concise title. Please include the full name(s) of the author(s), complete mailing address, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address. In case of multiple authorships, please indicate the main author to whom all correspondence concerning the paper should be directed.


All manuscripts should be accompanied by self-contained abstracts, of not more than 200 words. The abstract should cover the aims, scope and conclusion of the paper. After the abstract, provide a maximum of five (5) keywords for information retrieval purposes.


Normally, manuscripts should consist of the following sections: Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion, and Conclusion. Each section and sub-section should be numbered using the Arabic numerals. Please use SI Units for all scientific and laboratory data.


All tables should be kept simple and clear, and should be referred to in the text. They should be numbered and titled.


Illustrations should only be included if they are informative and add to the understanding of the reader. Illustrations including diagrams and graphs should be sharp, noise free and of good contrast. Line drawings should be in black ink on a white background and lettering size must be large enough to permit legible reduction whenever necessary.


All equations must be clearly typed, tripled-spaced and should be identified or numbered accordingly.


A brief acknowledgment can be included at the end of the manuscript, before the list of references.


References should appear in a separate Reference section at the end of the manuscript, using numerals in square brackets.

Once accepted, all authors must sign the Transfer of Copyright agreement before the article can be published. Copyright of articles that appear in APPLICATIONS OF MODELLING AND SIMULATION belongs exclusively to the Malaysian Simulation Society. This copyright covers the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute the article, including reprints, electronic reproductions or any other reproductions of similar nature.