Applied Probability Trust

An independent not-for-profit foundation for study and research in the mathematical sciences. The APT serves the mathematical community by providing a publishing forum for research and review.

The APT’s editorial office continues to be located within the School of Mathematics and Statistics at The University of Sheffield, where it was established during Joe Gani's (founding Trustee and Editor) professorship between 1965 and 1974.


Journal of Applied Probability
Advances in Applied Probability

The forum for original research in applied probability and its applications. For researchers in operations research, telecommunications, computer engineering, epidemiology, financial mathematics, information systems, and traffic management.
Editor: P. G. Taylor (University of Melbourne).

The Mathematical Scientist (19762018)

For researchers in all branches of mathematics who are interested in applications of mathematical models to real-life problems.

Mathematical Spectrum (19682016)

For mathematics students, teachers, and all those concerned with recreational as well as educational mathematics.

Special volumes

Cover topics in applied probability.

Publishing Partnership

The APT partnered with Cambridge University Press to market and host Journal of Applied Probability and Advances in Applied Probability in 2016.

About Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press is the oldest university press in the world and operates as the not-for-profit publishing department of the University of Cambridge. It furthers the University's mission by disseminating knowledge in the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence.

Playing a leading role in today's global market place, Cambridge University Press has over 50 offices around the globe, and distributes to nearly every country in the world. It publishes over 350 peer-reviewed journals, including journals published on behalf of over 100 learned societies, and 2500 books a year.

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Editorial Collaborations

In association with the APT, Springer published the Probability and Its Applications series, 1994-2014. For further information and titles in this series, click here.