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Peer-review policy

Peer-review is the system used to assess the quality of a manuscript before it is published. Independent researchers in the relevant research area assess submitted manuscripts for originality, validity and significance to help editors determine whether the manuscript should be published in their journal. You can read more about the peer-review process here.

  • Affiliated with
  • The Institute of Information Engineering (IIE) is a national research institute in Beijing that specializes in comprehensive research on theories and applications related to information technology.

    IIE strives to be a leading global academic institution by creating first-class research platforms and attracting top researchers. It also seeks to become an important national strategic power in the field of information technology.

    IIE’s mission is to promote China’s innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing information science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and public safety as well as improve our quality of life.

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The journal is indexed by

  • EI Compendex
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • DBLP
  • DOAJ
  • SCOPUS
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Gale
  • INSPEC
  • Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  • Google Scholar
  • Dimensions
  • CNKI
  • Naver
  • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals and Series
  • OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  • TD Net Discovery Service
  • UGC-CARE List (India)

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    61 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    34 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    131 days from submission to acceptance
    40 days from acceptance to publication

    Usage 
    132,486 downloads
    68 Altmetric mentions