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The Spanish Society of Applied Mathematics (SeMA), aware of the remarkable development of applied mathematics and its growing influence in the everyday life of modern societies and also aware of the need to encourage the transfer of scientific knowledge within our community, is proud to announce the “SeMA Journal Best Paper Award”, for outstanding papers published in the SeMA Journal. The rules of this prize are established below. 

One of the main interests of SeMA is to promote the dissemination of applied mathematics, emphasizing its relevance and potential. There is an increasingly large body of applied interests in mathematics and the guidelines below seek to enforce those subjects that have traditionally been in the core of the scientific activities in SeMA, that is, theoretical and numerical analysis, control theory and computational techniques in mathematical modeling in science.



1. The Spanish Society of Applied Mathematics (SeMA) will award the “SeMA Journal Best-Paper Award” on a yearly basis. 

2.  All papers published in the volumes of the SeMA Journal of the corresponding year will be eligible for the prize. 

3. There will be an ad-hoc Prize Committee, composed by five members: The Editor-in-Chief of the SeMA Journal, who will be the chair, the President of SeMA (or a member of the Executive Committee of SeMA acting on behalf) and three members of the Editorial Board the SeMA Journal, proposed by the Editor-in-Chief and designated by the Executive Committee. The Prize Committee will determine its own procedure to carry out the selection process. 

4. The award includes a diploma containing the citation and a cash prize to be shared among the authors of the awarded paper. If the authors are SeMA members, the SeMA membership fee will be waived for a one year period . If any of the authors is not a member of SeMA, he or she will be automatically granted membership in the Society, and the fee will be waived for one year. 

5. The decision of the Committee will be irrevocable. The Committee will report on the merits found in the awarded paper. 

6. One of the authors of the awarded paper should agree to deliver a presentation concerning the contents of the paper in one of the activities organized by SeMA during the year in which the prize is awarded. 


1. All papers published in the Boletín SeMA in 2010 are elegible for the “2010 SeMA Journal Best Paper Award”. 

2. The award includes a cash prize of 1.500 ¤. 

3. The decision of the committee will be published before April 30th 2011. 

4. The 2010 SeMA Journal best paper will be the object of a lecture, delivered by one of the authors, in a special session of the XXII CEDYA - XII CMA Conference, that will be held in Mallorca from September 5th to 9th, 2011. The corresponding diploma will also be delivered at this Conference.