Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220; CODEN: SENSC9) is the leading international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on the science and technology of sensors. Sensors is published semimonthly online by MDPI. The Polish Society of Applied Electromagnetics (PTZE) and Japan Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (JSPRS) are affiliated with Sensors and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
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Deadline: 31 March 2021
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Deadline: 1 May 2021
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Deadline: 31 May 2022
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Deadline: 27 February 2021
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Deadline: 28 February 2021
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Deadline: 15 March 2021
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Deadline: 31 March 2021
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