Proceedings of the conference will be published as a special Festschrift volume of “Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods” in honor of Anatolij Skorokhod, Volodymyr Korolyuk and Igor Kovalenko.
The deadline to submit a paper to the Proceedings is 30 November 2010. Please refer to the web page of the journal for the instructions how to prepare your manuscript. The manuscript should be submitted to the conference address: msta2conf(at)

Submission of manuscripts

Manuscripts should be prepared using TeX/LaTeX or MS Word. Adobe PDF versions must also be submitted if manuscripts are prepared using TeX/LaTeX. Normally manuscripts are expected not to exceed 25 double-spaces pages including text, tables, figures and bibliography. Each manuscript must be accompanied by a statement that it has not been published elsewhere and that it has not been submitted simultaneously for publication elsewhere.

Manuscript style

Manuscripts must be in good English, clearly written and proofread. Manuscripts should be typed single-sided, with double-spacing and margins of at least one inch on all sides. Pages should be numbered consecutively and the manuscript should contain the following elements: Text. The text should be organized clearly and headings and subheadings should be indicated. All mathematical symbols and Greek letters must be identified clearly. You should avoid long formulae in every way possible. Subscripts and superscripts should be set off clearly and a zero should precede all decimal points. Principal equations should be displayed on separate lines and the following sequence of parentheses should be used: )]}. Equation numbers should be given in parentheses at the right-hand margin.
Illustrations. Illustrations submitted (line drawings, halftones, photos, photomicrographs, etc.) should be clean originals or digital files. Digitals files are recommended for highest quality reproduction and should follow these guidelines: Color illustrations will be considered for publication; however, the author will be required to bear the full cost involved in their printing and publication. The charge for the first page with color is $900.00. The next three pages with color are $450.00 each. A custom quote will be provided for color art totaling more than 4 journal pages. Good-quality color prints or files should be provided in their final size. The publisher has the right to refuse publication of color prints deemed unacceptable.

Tables and figures

MS Word submission: Tables and figures should not be embedded in the text, but should be included as separate sheets or files. A short descriptive title should appear above each table with a clear legend and any footnotes suitably identified below. All units must be included. Figures should be completely labeled, taking into account necessary size reduction. Captions should be typed, double-spaced, on a separate sheet. All original figures should be clearly marked in pencil on the reverse side with the number, author’s name, and top edge indicated.


Cite in the text by author and date (Smith, 1983). Prepare reference list in accordance with the APA Publications Manual, 4th ed. Examples:
Journal: Kay, R. (1986). A Markov model of analyzing cancer markers and disease state in survival studies. Biometrics 42:855—871.
Book: Namboordiri, K. Suchindran, C.M. (1987). Life Table Techniques and Their Applications. New York: Academic Press.
Contribution to a Book: Girardin, V. (2004). On the different extensions of the ergodic theorem of information theory. In: Glaz, J. Gzyl, H. ed., Applied Probability—Recent Advances. Kluwer.
Please list the references in a section at the end of the article, in alphabetical order. Footnotes should not be included in the list of references or elsewhere in the text.

The papers which fail to comply with these rules will not be accepted for publication in the proceedings.