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)
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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).
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.
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
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: