BIT was started by Carl Erik Fröberg in 1961. The name is an acronym for "Tidskrift för Informationsbehandling" read backwards. From the outset, a wide area of computer science and technology was covered, but since 1992 the focus has been on Numerical Mathematics.
1961-1992 Carl Erik Fröberg
1993-2002 Åke Björck
2003-2015 Axel Ruhe
2015-2017 Lars Eldén
2017 to present Gunilla Kreiss and Lars Eldén
BIT foundation, Lund, Sweden
Appointed by the Academies of (Engineering) sciences in the Nordic Countries for three year periods.
The members from 2017are:
Olavi Nevanlinna, Aalto University, appointed by STA, Suomalainen Tiedakatemia, Finland, (Chairman)
Allan Peter Engsig-Karup, Technical University of Denmark, appointed by ATV, Akademiet for de Tekniske Videnskaber, Denmark
Bo Kågström, Umeå University, appointed by IVA, Kungliga Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien, Sweden
Tom Lyche, University of Oslo, appointed by DNVA, Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi, Norway
Gunilla Kreiss, Uppsala University
Aims and Scope
BIT publishes original research papers in the rapidly developing field of numerical analysis. The essential areas covered by BIT are development and analysis of numerical methods as well as the design and use of algorithms for scientific computing. Topics emphasized by BIT include numerical methods in approximation, linear algebra, and ordinary and partial differential equations.
- Covers the development and analysis of numerical methods as well as the design and use of algorithms for scientific computing.
- Emphasizes numerical methods in approximation, linear algebra, and ordinary and partial differential equations.
- Gunilla Kreiss
- Publishing model
- Hybrid. Open Choice – What is this?
- Impact factor: 1.451 (2018)
- Five year impact factor: 1.655 (2018)
- Submission to first decision: 73 days
- Downloads: 56,549 (2018)