Automation is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on automation and control systems published quarterly online by MDPI.
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  • Reliable Service: rigorous peer review and professional production.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 26.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: APC discount vouchers, optional signed peer review, and reviewer names published annually in the journal.
  • Companion journal: Sensors.
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Topic in Automation, Buildings, Digital, Energies, Sensors, Smart Cities, Sustainability
Digital Innovation for Realizing the Goals of Construction 5.0 Topic Editors: Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, Hui Liu, Yu Lei, Chunlu Liu
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Topic in Automation, Energies, IJERPH, Safety, Vehicles
Vehicle Safety and Automated Driving Topic Editors: Xianke Lin, Chao Shen
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Topic in Automation, Electronics, Eng, Hardware, Micromachines, Signals
New Development for Circuit Design: Synthesis, Modeling, Simulation, and Applications Topic Editors: Nestor Evmorfopoulos, Alkiviadis Hatzopoulos, George I. Stamoulis
Deadline: 5 October 2024
Topic in Automation, Electronics, Energies, Machines, Symmetry
Predictive Analytics and Fault Diagnosis of Machines with Machine Learning Techniques Topic Editors: Wentao Mao, Jie Liu
Deadline: 31 October 2024
Special Issue in Automation
Model Predictive Control: Advances in Sensor Technologies and Applications Guest Editor: Simon Tomažič
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Special Issue in Automation
Smart Remanufacturing Guest Editors: Zude Zhou, Quan Liu, Wenjun Xu, F. Javier Ramírez, Marcello Fera, Mario Caterino, Duc Truong Pham
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Topical Collection in Automation
Automation in Intelligent Transportation Systems Collection Editor: Chen Lyu
Topical Collection in Automation
Smart Robotics for Automation Collection Editor: Felipe Martins
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