Order (journal)

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Order (subtitled "A Journal on the Theory of Ordered Sets and its Applications") is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal on order theory and its applications, published by Springer Science+Business Media. It was founded in 1984 by University of Calgary mathematics professor Ivan Rival;[1][2] as of 2010, its editor in chief is Dwight Duffus, the Goodrich C. White Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science at Emory University and a former student of Rival's.[3]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the 2009 impact factor of Order is 0.408, placing it in the fourth quartile of ranked mathematics journals.[4]


  1. ^ Duffus, Dwight (2003), "Obituary: Ivan Rival", Order, 20 (3): 173–183, doi:10.1023/B:ORDE.0000026602.94442.32 .
  2. ^ Quackenbush, Bob (2005), "Ivan Rival 1947–2002" (PDF), Algebra Universalis, 53: 141–142, doi:10.1007/s00012-005-1000-y .
  3. ^ Publisher web site, retrieved 2010-09-10.
  4. ^ Journal Citation Reports, retrieved 2010-09-10.

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