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ISSN: 0867-6356 (print version)
Foundations of Computing and Decision Sciences (until 1990 Foundations of Control Engineering) is a quarterly peer-reviewed international journal published since 1975. One of its main aims is its focus on the links between Computing (understood in the sense defined in the report of the ACM Task Force on the Core of Computer Science chaired by Peter J. Denning: Computing as a Discipline, CACM, Vol. 32, No. 1, 1989) and broadly understood Decision Sciences.
Scope of topics
The journal provides a forum for exchange of ideas for researchers in the fields of computing and decision sciences. The scope of the journal covers various areas of computing and decision sciences, particularly:
- approximate reasoning,
- artificial intelligence,
- combinatorial optimization,
- computational complexity theory,
- databases and data warehouses,
- intelligent decision support,
- knowledge engineering,
- machine learning and data mining,
- multiple criteria decision analysis,
- networking and distributed systems,
- parallel computing and concurrency,
- production and project scheduling,
- scheduling theory,
- soft and granular computing,
- software engineering.
- International editorial board composed of distinguished scholars highly representative of the field of computing and decision sciences,
- Quick turnaround,
- Comprehensive peer review with at least two highly competent referees assessing each manuscript,
- Promotion of published papers in the vast scientific community of researchers working in the field.
- ca. 60%
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Jerzy Stefanowski, Poznań University of Technology, Poland
Marta Kasprzak, Poznań University of Technology, Poland
Grzegorz Waligóra, Poznań University of Technology, Poland
Paweł T. Wojciechowski, Poznań University of Technology, Poland
Editorial Advisory Board
Jacek Błażewicz, Poznań University of Technology, Poland
Edward G. Coffman, Jr., Columbia University, USA
Jerzy W. Grzymała-Busse, University of Kansas, USA
Masahiro Inuiguchi, Osaka University, Japan
Tadeusz Kaczorek, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Michał Kleiber, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Mikhail Y. Kovalyov, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Belarus
Gang Kou, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China
Benedetto Matarazzo, University of Catania, Italy
Wojtek Michałowski, University of Ottawa, Canada
Vangellis Th. Paschos, Paris Dauphine University, France
Erwin Pesch, University of Siegen, Germany
Michel Raynal, Institute for Research in Computer Science and Random Systems, France
Heinrich Rommelfanger, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Raghu Nandan Sengupta, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
Gaurav Singh, CSIRO, Australia
Yannis Siskos, University of Pireaus, Greece
Roman Słowiński, Poznań University of Technology, Poland
Jacques Teghem Jr., University of Mons, Belgium
Paolo Toth, University of Bologna, Italy
Dominique de Werra, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland
Jan Węglarz, Poznań University of Technology, Poland
Constantin Zopounidis, Technical University of Crete Greece
Marcin Radom, Poznań University of Technology, Poland
Bartłomiej Prędki, Poznań University of Technology, Poland
Foundations of Computing and Decision Sciences
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Open Access Statement
The journal is an Open Access journal that allows a free unlimited access to all its contents without any restrictions upon publication to all users.
Article Processing Charge (APC)
To publish in Foundations of Computing and Decision Sciences, authors are not required to pay an Article Processing Charge.
Instructions for Authors
The detailed instructions are available at guidelines link in http://fcds.cs.put.poznan.pl/FCDS/Files/FCDS_Guidelines.pdf .
Only original papers, neither published nor submitted for publication elsewhere, can be submitted. Before submitting a manuscript to Foundations of Computing and Decision Sciences the authors should read carefully the Editorial Policy.
The journal accepts any of the following formats: Portable Document Format (.pdf), also with source in Latex (.tex) or MS Word (.doc,.docx) formatted according to authors’ guidelines.
Peer Review process
An Action Editor (responsible for a given topic and the particular paper) assigns the submitted paper to at least two independent reviewers (with no conflict of interests). It is done in a single-blind way (the authors do not know names of the reviewers). The instructions for reviewers are at the web page
Furthermore, the submission paper can be pre-evaluated by the members of the Editorial Board (in particular Associate Editors) and „desk-rejected” without sending it to the peer-review in case of the poor quality of its content and presentation problems (see the Editorial Policy).
Open Access Statement
The electronic edition of Foundations of Computing and Decision Sciences is available on an open access basis at Sciendo. Earlier papers (2003-2011) can be accessed at http://fcds.cs.put.poznan.pl/FCDS/PastIssues.aspx
Moreover, the printed edition of the journal is the reference version.