The journal Cybernetics and Information Technologies publishes scientific papers and surveys, presenting original theoretical as well as application contributions to the fields of Computational Science and Engineering, Computer Applications, Information Technologies, and Systems and Control Engineering. The scientific papers and surveys should not have been previously published, submitted or accepted for publication elsewhere.
This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.
Submitted manuscripts are subject to a double-blind peer-review procedure. The reviewing is made by the Editorial Board, substantially supported by a pool of additional reviewers. Decision on whether or not to accept the paper is made by the Editorial board depending strongly on the reviewers’ recommendations.
The Editorial Board of Cybernetics and Information Technologies acknowledges and adheres to the Core Practices of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) https://publicationethics.org/. The practical handling of these principles is conducted by the journal Editorial Board and is performed by the EB management (Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor and Secretary) in close cooperation with EB members.
The peer reviewing process is made more transparent and less prone to conflicts of interests by: double-blind peer-reviewing; applying common publicly available evaluation form with mandatory notes and recommendations sent to authors; announcing the pool of additional reviewers. The Editorial Board handles possible conflicts of interest, appeals and disputes that may arise in peer review.
The author(s) of accepted papers sign a LICENSE TO PUBLISH to state clearly the issues of authorship, contributorship, and intellectual property as well as lack of conflict of interests
The Editorial Board handles possible authors’ or reviewers’ misconduct (suspected plagiarism, self-plagiarism and suspected salami publishing, reviewers requiring authors to cite their own work). The journal uses iThenticate platform in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy.
The journal applies mechanisms for correcting, revising or retracting articles after publication in cases of errors, complaints or misconduct identified after publication.
For details on the journal ethical principles and publication malpractice handling and the responsibilities of the editor, the reviewers and the authors see the document ‘Ethical principles and publication malpractice handling’.
Print ISSN: 1311-9702
Online ISSN: 1314-4081
Frequency: 4 issues per year