Open Journal of Statistics

ISSN Print: 2161-718X    ISSN Online: 2161-7198

Call For Papers

     Special Issue on Meta-Analysis


    Meta-Analysis is defined as a comprehensive statistical method of collecting, combining, and statistical analysis of different research findings. The main purpose of meta-analysis is to comprehensively reflect the results of previous studies more objectively. The method of Meta-analysis has good practicability for comprehensive analysis in many research fields. It has been extensively used in the fields of psychology, behavioral science, epidemiology and clinical trials.


    In this special issue, we intend to invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original researches and review articles on exploring meta-analysis. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:


    • Meta-analysis method
    • Meta-analysis theory
    • Meta-analysis in medical treatment
    • System evaluation
    • Meta-analysis and Evidence based medicine
    • Meta-analysis of disease
    • Randomized controlled trial


    Authors should read over the journal’s For Authors carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.


    Please kindly notice that the “Special Issue” under your manuscript title is supposed to be specified and the research field “Special Issue – Meta-Analysis” should be chosen during your submission.


    According to the following timetable:


    Submission Deadline

    November 28th, 2017

    Publication Date

    February 2018


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