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Journal of Inverse and Ill-posed Problems

Editor-in-Chief: Kabanikhin, Sergey I.

IMPACT FACTOR increased in 2015: 0.987
Rank 59 out of 312 in category Mathematics and 93 out of 254 in Applied Mathematics in the 2015 Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Report/Science Edition

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2015: 0.583
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2015: 1.106
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2015: 0.712

Mathematical Citation Quotient (MCQ) 2015: 0.43

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    Aims and Scope

    This journal aims to present original articles on the theory, numerics and applications of inverse and ill-posed problems. These inverse and ill-posed problems arise in mathematical physics and mathematical analysis, geophysics, acoustics, electrodynamics, tomography, medicine, ecology, financial mathematics etc. Articles on the construction and justification of new numerical algorithms of inverse problem solutions are also published.

    Issues of the Journal of Inverse and Ill-Posed Problems contain high quality papers which have an innovative approach and topical interest.

    The following topics are covered:

    Inverse problems

    • existence and uniqueness theorems
    • stability estimates
    • optimization and identification problems
    • numerical methods

    Ill-posed problems

    • regularization theory
    • operator equations
    • integral geometry


    • inverse problems in geophysics, electrodynamics and acoustics
    • inverse problems in ecology
    • inverse and ill-posed problems in medicine
    • mathematical problems of tomography

    Supplementary Information


    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors


    Submitting an article

    ...  is done online to our ScholarOne online submission system at: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jiip.

    Contributions submitted to this journal must be written in clear and concise English. Only unpublished material can be accepted, and authors may not republish their paper in the same or similar form. The decision on the acceptance is taken after a peer-reviewing procedure. The journal makes no page charges.
    The authors can provide the names and e-mail addresses of up to four potential reviewers.

    Each article

    ... must begin with an abstract of less than 150 words. The abstract must be followed by an appropriate classification according to MSC 2010 (Mathematics Subject Classification) and a list of 3 to 6 keywords. The short title for the running head should contain at most 80 characters, spaces inclusive.

    Authors are asked to follow a few basic guidelines while formatting their paper for publication, in order for the journal to be as homogeneous in appearance as possible. Please download the LaTeX class file and the respective sample file including the instructions for formatting here.
    The affiliation, postal and electronic addresses of all authors should be placed at the very end of the paper.

    Figures must be of sufficiently high resolution (minimum 600 dpi). Lettering of all figures within the article should be uniform in style (preferably a sans serif typeface like Helvetica) and of sufficient size (ca. 8 pt.). Uppercase letters A, B, C, etc. should be used to identify parts of multi-part figures. Cite all figures in the text in numerical order. Indicate the approximate placement of each figure. Do not embed figures within the text body of the manuscript; submit figures in separate files. In a TEX document EPS files may be incorporated into the TEX file by using one of the standard macro packages.
    Provide a short descriptive title and a legend to make each figure self-explanatory. Explain all symbols used in the figures. Remember to use the same abbreviations as in the text body.

    Authors are encouraged to submit illustrations in color if necessary for their scientific content. Publication of color figures is provided free of charge both in online and print editions.

    References should be collected at the end of the paper, numbered with Arabic numerals in alphabetical order of the authors' names and surrounded by square brackets. Please use abbreviations for titles of journals in accordance with those listed in Mathematical Reviews.

    • Articles in journals:
      [1] A. Carbonaro, G. Metafune and C. Spina, Parabolic Schrödinger operators, J. Math
      Anal. and Appl. 343 (2008), 965-974.
    • Articles ahead of print:
      [2] D. Farley and L. Sabalka, Presentations of graph braid groups, Forum Math. (2010), doi: 10.1515/FORM.2011.086.
    • Books and Monographs:
      [3] I. M. Isaacs, Character theory of finite groups, AMS Chelsea Publishing, 2006.
    • Chapters:
      [4] T. De Medts, F. Haot, R. Knop and H. Van Maldeghem, On the uniqueness of the unipotent subgroups of some Moufang sets, in: Finite Geometries, Groups, and Computation, pp. 43-66, de Gruyter, Berlin, 2006.


    Galley proofs

    ... will be sent to all authors in due time with a request to carefully check them.

    After publication

    ... each author will receive a PDF file of the final version for private use only.

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    Editorial Information


    Sergey I. Kabanikhin
    Email: ksi52@mail.ru

    Managing Editor

    Maxim A. Shishlenin

    Advisory Board

    Avner Friedman

    Rudolf Gorenflo

    Peter Lax
    New York

    Zuhair Nashed

    Vladimir V. Romanov

    Pierre Sabatier

    Vladimir V. Vasin

    Editorial Board

    Alexander L. Ageev

    Giovanni Alessandrini

    Yurii Ye. Anikonov

    H. Thomas Banks

    Michael I. Belishev
    St. Petersburg

    Alexander L. Bukhgeim

    Jin Cheng

    Christian Clason

    Alexander M. Denisov

    Heinz W. Engl

    Maurizio Grasselli

    Dinh Nho Ha'o

    Alemdar Hasanoglu

    Bernd Hofmann

    Mikhail Yu. Kokurin

    Rainer Kress

    Daniel Lesnic

    Alfred K. Louis

    Andreas Neubauer

    Roman G. Novikov

    Lassi Paivarinta

    Valery V. Pickalov

    Alexey I. Prilepko

    Vladislav V. Pukhnachev

    Paul Sacks

    Otmar Scherzer

    Samuli Siltanen

    Gunther Uhlmann

    Yanfei Wang

    Anatoly G. Yagola

    Masahiro Yamamoto

    Vyacheslav A. Yurko

    Jun Zou
    Hong Kong

    Comments (2)

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    • Dear Editor, I have sent a paper JIIP.2013.0088 in 20 Dec. 2013 to your journal for publication. But the status of paper has not been changed. Please inform me about the referee's comments. Best regards. Mohammad Shahrouzi

      posted by: Mohammad Shahrouzi on 2015-06-08 07:43 PM (Europe/Berlin)

    • Dear Mohammad Shahrouzi, we have forwarded your question to the editorial department. They will contact you directly via email.

      posted by: De Gruyter Online on 2015-06-09 01:46 PM (Europe/Berlin)