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it - Information Technology

Methods and Applications of Informatics and Information Technology

Editor-in-Chief: Conrad, Stefan / Molitor, Paul

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    Special Issue: Data-Driven Decision Support
    Special Issue: Open Computer Science

    Editor's choice articles - freely accessible:

    Modern Database Architectures for Modern Hardware: Heterogeneous placement optimization for database query processing (Tomas Karnagel et al.)

    Vulnerability Analysis: Cross-architecture bug search in binary executables (Jannik Pewny et al.)

    Invasive Computing: Invasive computing for timing-predictable stream processing on MPSoCs (Stefan Wildermann et al.)

    Usable privacy and security: Sensitivity of personal data items in different online contexts (Martin Ortlieb et al.)

    Big Data Analytics: Real-time stream processing for Big Data (Wolfram Wingerath et al.)

    Bioinformatics Challenges of Next Generation Sequencing:
    A history of DNA sequence assembly (Eugene W. Myers Jr)
    Reconstructing single genomes from complex microbial communities (Dongwan D. Kang et al.)
    Challenges ahead for matchmaking (Peter M. Krawitz)

    Computer Science in Humanities: Using standoff properties for marking-up historical documents in the humanities (Desmond Allan Schmidt)

    Energy Informatics: SG-rating – Putting values on smart grid architectures (Marie Antoinette van Amelsvoort)

    Your benefits:

    • Comprehensible introduction of problems related to information technology
    • Basic and applicative methods
    • Interdisciplinary approach to IT
    • High quality peer-review
    • Rapid online publication of acccepted contributions as “ahead-of-print” versions

    Aims and Scope

    it - Information Technology is a strictly peer-reviewed scientific journal. It is the oldest German journal in the field of information technology. Today, the major aim of it - Information Technology is highlighting issues on ongoing newsworthy areas in information technology and informatics and their application. It aims at presenting the topics with a holistic view. It addresses scientists, graduate students, and experts in industrial research and development.

    it - Information Technology is the organ of the faculties Technical Informatics and Computer Science in the Life Sciences of the German Informatics Society (GI - Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.) and faculty Technical Informatics of the Information Technology Society (ITG) within the VDE (Verband der Elektrotechnik, Elektronik und Informationstechnik e.V.).

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    Type of Publication:
    Scientists, graduate students, and experts in industrial research and development

    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

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    Your benefits of publishing with us

    • Short turnaround times with rapid online publication
    • Accepted papers are promptly published online
    • High quality peer-review
    • Free publication of color figures both in online and print editions and no page charges
    • Optional open access publication
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    • Before preparing a manuscript please have a look at our Instruction for Authors
    • Submission of your paper via our online submission management tool
    • When manuscripts are accepted subject to revision, the revised manuscript should be returned within four weeks
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    it - Information Technology was founded as Elektronische Rechenanlagen in 1959. To live up to the changes in the scientific and technological world it changed its name and shape several times. In 1986 it became it - Informationstechnik and it+ti - Informationstechnik und Technische Informatik in 1993. In 2002, the journal got the current name it - Information Technology.

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    Editorial Information

    Prof. Dr. Stefan Conrad, Universität Düsseldorf
    Prof. Dr. Paul Molitor, Universität Halle

    Editorial Board
    Dr. Heinrich Arnold, Deutsche Telekom AG, Berlin
    Prof. Dr. Andreas Butz, University of Munich
    Dr. Ulrich Flegel, Infineon Technologies AG, Munich
    Prof. Dr. Görschwin Fey, TU Hamburg
    Prof. Dr. Andreas Herkersdorf, Technical University of Munich
    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Anne Koziolek, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    Prof. Dr. Richard Lenz, University of Erlangen-Nuernberg
    Prof. Dr. Paul Müller, University of Kaiserslautern
    Prof. Dr. Ronald Maier, University of Innsbruck
    Prof. Dr. Mareike Schoop, University of Hohenheim
    Prof. Dr. Falk Schreiber, University of Konstanz

    Editor of Honour
    Prof. Dr. Heinz Zemanek †, Technical University of Vienna

    Editorial Office
    Holger Kleessen

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