Hyphen vs. Dash
When a concept is named after the names of two or more people, then the correct way to indicate this is with DASH:
- Pell–Lucas numbers
- Cauchy–Bunyakovsky–Schwarz inequality
When a concept is named after the name of one person with a double-barrelled surname, then the correct way to indicate this is with HYPHEN:
- Mittag-Leffler function
- Morgan-Voyce polynomials
When a concept contains a parameter in the name, the correct way to indicate it is with HYPHEN and ITALICS on the parameter:
- k-Pell numbers
- k-Pell–Lucas numbers
Decimal separator vs. Thousands separator
Being an international journal, and to avoid confusions, NNTDM follows international conventions and standards. The SI metric advises the following:
- Thousands separator is NON-BREAKABLE SPACE (not point or comma).
- In Latex, use the symbol ~
- In MS Word, use the key combination: Ctrl+Shift+Space
- Decimal separator is POINT (not comma).