Publication Format

This journal is published in open access format as an archive overlay journal. There are no article processing charges, so all authors publish their papers free of any charges, of course only after the papers have been reviewed and accepted by the editors of this journal.

All content is freely available without charge.

French institutions INRIA and CNRS sponsor the OA Episciences platform which allows for a model without author or reader fees.


Everybody is allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the authors, in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of open access. See

The articles published in OCNMP are being distributed under a Creative Commons CC-BY licence. Authors grant the journal non-exclusive publication rights and retain their own rights without restriction. The authors are kindly requested to specify this licence at submission time on the arXiv or HAL, or at least at the final stage after their paper has been accepted by the journal, namely when the authors submit the pdf of the journal version to update their arXiv or Hal page. More information about the CC-BY licence can be found on the following website: