Entropy is an international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed open access journal of entropy and information studies, published monthly online by MDPI. The International Society for the Study of Information (IS4SI) and Spanish Society of Biomedical Engineering (SEIB) are affiliated with Entropy and their members receive a discount on the article processing charge.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
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  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Physics, Multidisciplinary) / CiteScore - Q1 (Mathematical Physics)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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  • Companion journals for Entropy include: Foundations and Thermo.
Impact Factor: 2.524 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.587 (2020)
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Topic in Life, Entropy
Stochastic Models and Experiments in Ecology and Biology Editor-in-Chief: Sandro Azaele
Deadline: 25 February 2022
Topic in Energies, JNE, Entropy, Sci
Nuclear Energy Systems Editors-in-Chief: Dan Gabriel Cacuci, Michael M.R. Williams, Andrew Buchan, Ruixian Fang
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Topic in Applied Sciences, Biomedicines, Entropy, JPM
eHealth and mHealth: Challenges and Prospects Editor-in-Chief: Anton Civit
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Topic in Applied Sciences, Entropy, Sustainability, Electronics, Energies
Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Energy Systems Editor-in-Chief: Luis Hernández-Callejo
Deadline: 31 January 2023
Special Issue in Entropy
Swarm Models: From Biological and Social to Artificial Systems Guest Editors: Giulia De Masi, Eliseo Ferrante
Deadline: 20 September 2021
Special Issue in Entropy
Entropy: The Scientific Tool of the 21st Century Guest Editor: José A. Tenreiro Machado
Deadline: 30 September 2021
Special Issue in Entropy
The Second Law and Asymmetry of Time Guest Editors: Alexander Klimenko, Debra Bernhardt
Deadline: 15 October 2021
Special Issue in Entropy
Quantum Information and Quantum Optics Guest Editors: Antonino Messina, Agostino Migliore
Deadline: 30 October 2021
Topical Collection in Entropy
Social Sciences Collection Editor: Miguel A. Fuentes
Topical Collection in Entropy
Maximum Entropy and Its Applications Collection Editor: Dawn Holmes
Topical Collection in Entropy
Locality and Non-Locality, and Their Relation to Time Collection Editor: Gregg Jaeger
Topical Collection in Entropy
Feature Papers in Information Theory Collection Editors: Raúl Alcaraz, Luca Faes, Leandro Pardo, Boris Ryabko
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