Improvements for Browsing Journal Content Implemented, October 10, 2014 08:19

We have implemented several minor changes to support users browsing and discovering content on Readers will notice new buttons on the right and left side of each article and issue page. These buttons facilitate navigation through an issue or volume. Related articles from our journals and other publishers are displayed on the abstract page of our Web of Science and PubMed covered journals. Further, keywords on article pages are now linked for a convenient search across all MDPI journals.

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Entropy's 2013 Impact Factor - Announcement by the Editors, September 1, 2014 08:36


The editors of the journal Entropy are delighted by the news of the 2013 impact factor increase. We have worked hard to make Entropy a respectable science journal by maintaining rigorous acceptance criteria, initiating interesting and relevant special issues, supporting conferences focused on entropy and information, and focusing on higher-quality papers aimed directly at the theory and application of entropy and information.

However, we recognize that the success of Entropy is also due in part to the fact that the scientific community is becoming more aware of the role that entropy and information play in science, as well as how to use these concepts in a wide variety of applications. Once an obscure concept relevant only to thermodynamics, entropy has expanded as a result of its general utility in terms of rational reasoning and inference. As such, this trend will continue as more and more scientists become aware of and better understand the role of entropy and information in science. We at Entropy are proud to have contributed to these advancements, and look forward to our role as a leading journal in this rapidly growing field.

Kevin H. Knuth (Editor-in-Chief)
Peter Harremoës (Associate Editor)
Narayana Prasad Santhanam (Associate Editor)

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Updated 2013 Impact Factor for Entropy, July 30, 2014 10:58


We are pleased to report an increased Impact Factor for Entropy for 2013. According to the newly released 2013 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2014), the new Impact Factor for Entropy is 1.564. Entropy now ranks 28/77 (Q2) in the category ‘Physics, Multidisciplinary’.

Evolution of the Entropy Impact Factor since 2010:

Evolution of citations to Entropy since 2008:

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Special Issue "Dynamical Systems" - Now Available in Book Format, May 21, 2014 08:25

The Entropy special issue "Dynamical Systems", guest edited by J. A. Tenreiro Machado is now available in book format. The book contains all 34 papers available on the special issue website.

To order your copy, please contact the editorial staff at One copy, hardcover, 552 pages, 170x240mm premium format, full color is CHF56 + shipping from Switzerland (Economy: CHF30/Europe; CHF38/International or Priority: CHF38/Europe; CHF50/ International).

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Entropy Best Paper Award 2014, February 10, 2014 08:55

In 2013 Entropy started to award an annual price to recognize outstanding papers in the area of entropy and information studies published in Entropy. We are pleased to announce the second “Entropy Best Paper Award” for 2014. The winners were chosen by the Editor-in-Chief and selected editorial board members from among all the papers published in 2010.

Article Award

1st prize: Alexander N. Gorban, Pavel A. Gorban and George Judge, Entropy: The Markov Ordering Approach

2nd prize: Andrzej Cichocki and Shun-ichi Amari, Families of Alpha- Beta- and Gamma- Divergences: Flexible and Robust Measures of Similarities

Review Award

1st prize: Katherine L. Brown, William J. Munro and Vivien M. Kendon, Using Quantum Computers for Quantum Simulation


For more details, please refer to the Entropy Best Paper Award 2014 Editorial.

Earlier Editions of the Award:

Entropy Best Paper Award 2013

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