Journal History

2008 The inaugural issue was released. Algorithms was published as a quarterly journal.
2011 Algorithms was indexed in Scopus - Elsevier.
2013 Algorithms was indexed in DBLP Computer Science Bibliography - Universität Trier, Ei Compendex/Engineering Village - Elsevier, MathSciNet - American Mathematical Society.
2015 Algorithms was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
2017 Algorithms published its 500th paper.
2018 Algorithms adopted a monthly publication schedule.
2019 Algorithms announced the first edition of the Best Paper Awards.
Algorithms published its 1,000th paper.
2020 Algorithms announced the first edition of the Outstanding Reviewer Awards.
Algorithms established the following sections:
  • Databases and Data Structures;
  • Combinatorial Optimization, Graph, and Network Algorithms;
  • Evolutionary Algorithms and Machine Learning;
  • Parallel and Distributed Algorithms;
  • Randomized, Online, and Approximation Algorithms;
  • Analysis of Algorithms and Complexity Theory;
  • Algorithms for Multidisciplinary Applications.
2021 Algorithms organized the first edition of its online conference.


2008–2013 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Kazuo Iwama
2014–2019 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Henning Fernau
2019–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Frank Werner

Section Editor-in-Chief

2020–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Jesper Jansson for the Section on Analysis of Algorithms and Complexity Theory
2021–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Grammati Pantziou for the Section on Parallel and Distributed Algorithms
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Francesc Pozo for the Section on Algorithms and Mathematical Models for Computer-Assisted Diagnostic Systems
2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Roberto Montemanni for the Section on Combinatorial Optimization, Graph, and Network Algorithms
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Stefano Mariani for the section on Evolutionary Algorithms and Machine Learning
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