An open access research journal
computer science and computer engineering
This is an unofficial page maintained by the Editor-in-Chief. See also the official page maintained by the publisher.
Indexing and Ranking
POLIBITS is indexed in ISI Thomson Web of Science (SciELO collection), CONACYT, DBLP, LatIndex, Periódica, e-revist@s, SciELO, Redalyc, and Cabell's Directories.
In various countries POLIBITS is considered at a top or at a high level, for example:
Colombia: top level, A1, by Colciencias, Colombian Ministry of Science
Brazil: C, by QUALIS / CAPES, Brazilian Ministry of Education
Argentina: usually the Brazilian ranking is used, C
POLIBITS is a half-yearly peer reviewed open access research journal published since 1989 by the Center for Technological Design and Development in Computer Science (CIDETEC) of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), the largest governmentally-owned university of the country, in Mexico City, Mexico. The journal is both governmentally owned and governmentally funded through the academic excellence journals program of the Ministry of Science (CONACYT) of Mexico. The journal is supported by the international scientific electronic library SciELO.
The journal solicits original research papers in all areas of computer science and computer engineering, with emphasis on applied research.
Editorial board of the journal consists of 31 prominent scientists from 14 countries: Colombia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, Spain, USA, Ukraine, United Kingdom. Since 2008, we have published papers by authors from countries including Belgium, Brazil, China, Colombia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Norway, Romania, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, UK, USA, United Kingdom, Vietnam. Here is the geographical distribution of our authors (since 2008) and our Editorial Board members.
The journal has double-blind review procedure. It publishes papers in English (exceptionally good papers in Spanish can be considered). Publication has no cost for the authors. POLIBITS is an open access journal: all papers are freely available from its web site.
Acceptance decision is made within 4 month from submission.
Read POLIBITS online
Current issue:54 (2016, July–December)
Forthcoming issue:55 (2017, January–June)
53 (2016, January–June) 52 (2015, July–December) 51 (2015, January–June) 50 (2014, July–December) 49 (2014, January–June) 48 (2013, July–December) 47 (2013, January–June) 46 (2012, July–December) 45 (2012, January–June) 44 (2011, July–December) 43 (2011, January–June) 42 (2010, July–December) 41 (2010, January–June) 40 (2009, July–December) 39 (2009, January–June) 38 (2008, July–December) 37 (2008, January–June) 36 (2007, July–December) 35 (2007, January–June) 34 (2006, July–December) 33 (2006, January–June) 32 (2005, July–December) 31 (2005, January–June) 30 (2004, July–December)
Main topics of interest
The journal publishes research papers in all areas of computer science and computer engineering, with emphasis on applied research. More specifically, the main topics of interest include, though are not limited to, the following:
Please see submission and format guidelines.
For requests and doubts, please contact Alexander Gelbukh.
Related Calls for Papers
International Conference on Artificial Intelligence
CICLing: International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing
Editorial policy and a publication ethics and publication malpractice statement
Exclusive use of the title "POLIBITS", registration number 04-2006-063010513100-102 (print), 04-2009-063012125100-203 (electronic).
* While this journal happens to use the same format as IEEE, this journal is not in any way affiliated with, or endorsed by, IEEE.
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