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Information Technologies and Control

The Journal of Institute of Information and Communication Technologies of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

4 Issues per year


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    The SAI Journal "Information Technologies and Control" publishes high-quality papers on the theory, design and application of Control Systems and Information Systems, and their components. Original papers that has not been published or accepted for publication by other journals will only be considered. Full versions of papers which have been included in proceedings of conferences and symposia could also be submitted. Submitted manuscripts must be typewritten in English.

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    Aims and Scope

    The Information Technologies and Control is an international scientific journal dedicated to publishing original contributions including theoretical as well as application papers in the areas of information processing and control engineering. Topics include, but are not limited to: adaptive control, artificial intelligence, biological and medical systems, computer communication technologies, control of manufacturing systems, control of process systems, discrete event systems, high performance computing, identification and filtering, intelligent systems, multi-agent systems, network control systems, operations research, optimal control, pattern recognition, robot control, robust control, signal and image processing, scientific computations, software technologies, information technologies and control in education. Survey articles will also be considered.

    This is an open access journal, supported by De Gruyter, which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

    The journal publishes 4 regular issues per annum and/or some additional special thematic issues with selection of extended papers from international scientific events.

    The journal "Information Technologies and Control" is abstracted/indexed in 17 data bases including Baidu Scholar, EBSCO Discovery Service, Google Scholar and ResearchGate.

    Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

    The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

    Detailed description of the Similarity Check System can be found at:


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    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    Information Technologies and Control accepts for possible consideration unpublished quality scientific manuscripts. Please note that the journal uses software to screen manuscripts for unoriginal material.

    Preparation of Papers for the Journal "Information Technologies and Control".

    Submitted manuscripts must be written in English and should be in Microsoft Word format. (Times New Roman 12 p, single spacing).

    The length of manuscripts is limited to: 16 pages for scientific papers, 20 pages for surveys and 8 pages for application papers. First page must contain:

    1. Title of paper,
    2. Name, affiliation and mailing address (including e-mail) of each author,
    3. Preferred address for correspondence,
    4. Abstract (not exceeding 150 words),
    5. Keywords (not exceeding five),
    6. Footnotes (if desired) containing acknowledgment of financial or other support.

    Manuscripts should include: an introduction with statement of the problem under consideration and current state-of-the-art of the existing solutions, main text presenting the investigation, and conclusion containing evaluation of the results obtained. Authors must adhere to SI units. Units are not italicised. A descriptive, intuitive explanation is preferred to extended formal development (theorems, lemmas, etc) when technology components and applications are presented. Detailed mathematical derivations should be put in appendixes. References should appear as a separate bibliography at the end of the paper, numbered in square brackets, e.g., [10]. References to works published in languages other than English should be translated into English with the original languages given in brackets after the translated text, e.g. (in Russian). For the style of overall layout see examples in the journal issues.

    Accepting a manuscript

    Authors of accepted manuscripts are required to provide the final electronic version of the paper in MS Word format together with Encapsulated PostScript files for figures, along with biographies (not exceeding 100 words) and photographs of all authors. The electronic version can be submitted by e-mailing it to: sai.bg.office@gmail.com


    After a manuscript has been accepted for publication the author(s) will be approached with a request to pay a charge of 70 euros per paper to cover partially the cost of publication. The payment of this charge is a not a necessary prerequisite for submitting a paper.

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    Abstracting & Indexing

    Information Technologies and Control is covered by the following services:

    • ACM Digital Library
    • Baidu Scholar
    • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
    • CNPIEC
    • EBSCO (relevant databases)
    • EBSCO Discovery Service
    • Elsevier - Engineering Village
    • Genamics JournalSeek
    • Google Scholar
    • Inspec
    • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
    • J-Gate
    • JournalTOCs
    • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
    • Naviga (Softweco)
    • Primo Central (ExLibris)
    • Publons
    • ReadCube
    • Sherpa/RoMEO
    • Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
    • TDNet
    • TEMA Technik und Management
    • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
    • WanFang Data
    • WorldCat (OCLC)

    Editorial Information

    Honorary Editor-in-Chief
    Kiril Boyanov, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria


    Petko Petkov, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria

    Deputy Editor-in-Chief

    Krasimira Stoilova, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria

    Scientific Secretary

    Kiril Alexiev, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria

    Editorial Advisory Board

    Christo Angelov, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
    Idilia Bachkova, University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Bulgaria
    Augusto Casaca, Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisboa, Portugal
    Carl K. Chang, Iowa State University, USA
    Nicolai Christov, Univesité Lill 1, France
    Florin-Gheorghe Filip, Romanian Academy of Sciences, Romania
    Alexander Galushkin, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia
    Vladimir Getov, University of Westminster,UK
    Gocho Gochev, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
    Da Wei Gu, Leicester University, UK
    Mincho Hadjiski, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
    Lyudmil Dakovski, European Polytechnical University, Bulgaria
    Alexander Dimov, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
    Valentin Kisimov, University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria
    Josef Korbicz, University of Zielona Góra, Poland
    Vassilis Loumos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
    Nikola Madjarov, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
    Stoyan Maleshkov, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
    Stoyan Markov, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
    Olli Martikainen, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
    Gennadii Osipov, Institute of System Analysis, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
    Plamen Petrov, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
    Ivan Popchev, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
    Vasil Sgurev, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
    Tsonio Slavov, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
    Angel Smrikarov "Angel Kanchev", University of Ruse, Bulgaria
    Otto Spaniol, Department of Computer Sciences, Aachen University, Germany
    Stoyan Stoyanov, University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Bulgaria
    Dimitar Tsanev, University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Bulgaria
    Gancho Vachkov, University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Bulgaria

    Publishing Editors

    M. Dotsinka SAI, Bulgaria
    M. Dizova SAI, Bulgaria


    Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
    01-811 Warsaw, Poland
    T: +48 22 701 50 15

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