Rapid developments in the analog and digital processing of signals for communication, control, and computer systems have made the theory of electrical circuits and signal processing a burgeoning area of research and design. The aim of Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing (CSSP) is to help meet the needs of outlets for significant research papers and state-of-the-art review articles in the area.

The scope of the journal is broad, ranging from mathematical foundations to practical engineering design. It encompasses, but is not limited to, such topics as linear and nonlinear networks, distributed circuits and systems, multi-dimensional signals and systems, analog filters and signal processing, digital filters and signal processing, statistical signal processing, multimedia, computer aided design, graph theory, neural systems, communication circuits and systems, and VLSI signal processing.

The Editorial Board is international, and papers are welcome from throughout the world. The journal is devoted primarily to research papers, but survey, expository, and tutorial papers are also published.

Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing (CSSP) is published twelve times annually.

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First published in 1981
1 volume per year, 12 issues per volume
Format: 15,5 x 23,5 cm
ISSN 0278-081X (print)
ISSN 1531-5878 (electronic)

AMS Mathematical Citation Quotient (MCQ): 0.08 (2020)

  • Features landmark research papers and state-of-the-art review articles
  • Topical coverage ranges from mathematical foundations to practical engineering design
  • Addresses such topics as linear and nonlinear networks, distributed circuits and systems, multi-dimensional signals and systems, analog filter, and signal processing
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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  • M.N.S. Swamy
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Journal metrics

2.225 (2020)
Impact factor
1.976 (2020)
Five year impact factor
74 days
Submission to first decision
272 days
Submission to acceptance
152,611 (2020)

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  • Call for Papers: Low power architectures for digital video and image compression

    Digital video compression is one of the key issues in video coding, enabling efficient interchange and distribution of visual information. Significant examples of such applications are portable devices, home theatre products, etc. New applications in the field of digital television broadcasting require highly efficient robust and flexible digital video compression and encoding techniques. ... (read more)

    Guest Editors
    • Brajesh Kumar Kaushik, Indian Institute of Technology, India
    • Alberto Garcia Ortiz, University of Bremen, Germany
    • Berardi Sensale Rodriguez, University of Utah, U.S.A.

    Deadline for submissions: November 30, 2021

  • Call for Nominations - CSSP Awards 2020

    As announced in the 2013 Oct/Nov. issue of CSSP, the publishers of CSSP have instituted 3 Best Paper Awards: one for the best paper in the area of Circuits and Systems in a given year (Armen H. Zemanian Best Paper Award), one for the best paper in the area of Signal Processing in a given year (Sydney R. Parker Best Paper Award), and one for the best paper in the previous 2 years irrespective of the area (M.N.S. Swamy Best Paper Award)

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