Manuscripts for regular and special issues should be submitted electronically.
Proposals for Special Issues should be sent directly to Editor-in-Chief Prof. Marina Gavrilova and contain subject area, objective, scope, motivation, list of international reviewers and detailed timelines.
Special Issues following established internationally recognized events are accepted for consideration under following conditions: between 1% to 20% of highest-ranked full papers can be invited to SI (minimum issues size is 14 papers of 12 to 20 pages in length), at least 50% new material must be included in submission, each submission must undergo additional refereeing process. Final decision on acceptance of SI will be communicated after successful event takes place.
For Thematic Special issue, once topic of SI is negotiated with prospective Guest Editor, Guest Editor is approved to proceed with advertisement, CFP and paper collection. Final decision on whether SI will be published as part of TCS Journal will be made by Editors-in-Chief subject to submission deadlines being met, sufficient number of articles received, refereeing process being transparent, and final selected article’s quality and scope meeting TCS standards.
If you are submitting an extended version of a previously published conference paper, please obtain the permission of the original publisher to do so and kindly provide full details of the improvements and changes made, in your correspondence with the Editor-in-Chief. The original conference proceedings paper must be properly cited in the reference section of your paper.
If you are submitting an extended version of a previously published conference paper, please make sure there are significant improvements/changes made to the original paper and kindly provide full details of these improvements and changes along with your submission in your correspondence with the Editor-in-Chief or Guest Editor handling the Special Issue. The original conference proceedings paper must be properly cited in the reference section of your paper and the statement "A preliminary version of this work has been reported [citation]" included in the introduction.