About Challenges

Aims

Challenges (ISSN 2078-1547) is an international, peer-reviewed scientific open access journal which provides an advanced forum for presenting research proposals and discussing open problems. It also publishes reviews and communications.

Scope

  • research proposals; research plan
  • open problems
  • grand challenges
  • perspectives; ideas; solutions; discoveries protocols
  • prototypes; routes; procedure
  • research collaboration; partners; complementary support
  • models; computation; theory and experiment
  • consultants; open consultation
  • accelerated research, development and production
  • intellectual resources

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Challenges is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use CrossCheck (powered by iThenticate) to check submissions against previous publications.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

MDPI AG
Alexander Thiesen
Klybeckstrasse 64
CH-4057 Basel
Switzerland

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Challenges will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License. MDPI will insert following note at the end of the published text:

© 2014 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Reprints

Reprints may be ordered. Please contact publisher@mdpi.com for more information on how to order reprints.

Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address isĀ challenges@mdpi.com.

Challenges EISSN 2078-1547 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert