Special Issues

Symmetry runs special issues to create collections of papers on specific topics. The aim is to build a community of authors and readers to discuss the latest research and develop new ideas and research directions. Special Issues are led by Guest Editors who are experts in the subject and oversee the editorial process for papers. Papers published in a Special Issue will be collected together on a dedicated page of the journal website. For any inquiries related to a Special Issue, please contact the Editorial Office.

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Symmetry in Cosmic Ray Detections
edited by
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 2695
Keywords: Cosmic rays; Extensive air showers; Ultra-high-energy cosmic ray phenomena; Small local shower arrays; Networking of distant shower arrays; Contemporary physics education
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Topological Graph Theory and Discrete Geometry
edited by Serge Lawrencenko
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | 10 articles | Viewed by 7793
Keywords: interplay between combinatorial symmetries (automorphisms) of a combinatorial object and geometric symmetries of geometric realizations of the object; topological graph theory; topological graph embeddings; combinatorial symmetries/automorphisms of embeddings; graph and map colorings; extremal graph theory; algorithms and optimization; flexibility of graph embeddings; triangulations and quadrangulations of surfaces and three-manifolds; discrete geometry; symmetry groups; geometric polyhedra; mirror and rotational symmetries; chiral and axial symmetries; molecular symmetries
(This special issue belongs to the Section Mathematics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry in Multivariate Statistical Analysis and Data Mining
edited by Justyna Brzezinska, and Joanna Trzęsiok
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | Viewed by 247
Keywords: Multivariate statistical methods; Data mining; Graphical methods (visualization); High-dimensional data analysis; Categorical data analysis
(This special issue belongs to the Section Mathematics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Topological Spin Textures: From Fundamentals to Applications
edited by
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 894
Keywords: Topological spin textures; Chiral magnets; Skyrmions; Antiskyrmions; Merons; Antimerons; Magnons; Magnetic textures; Magnetic bubbles; Magnetic vortices; Topological Hall effect; Spin current; Spin waves; Spin dynamics
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Advances in Neurotechnology, Neuroscience, Neurophysiology and Symmetry/Asymmetry
edited by Monika Wiłkość-Dębczyńska and
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | Viewed by 105
Keywords: neurotechnology; neurorehabilitation; neurodegeneration; neurobiofeedback; neurostimulation; neuroimaging; neuropsychology; hemispheric asymmetry
(This special issue belongs to the Section Biology and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry in Differential Equations: Nonlinear, Inequalities and Integrable of Symmetry
edited by Yufeng Xu
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | Viewed by 203
Keywords: differential inequalities; existence of nonlinear PDEs; integrability of dynamical systems; fast numerical methods; symmetry in multiplicity; lie symmetry; first integral
(This special issue belongs to the Section Mathematics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Calculus and Symmetry/Asymmetry: Review Papers submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | Viewed by 557
Keywords: differential equations; existence; stability of solutions; blow-up of solutions
(This special issue belongs to the Section Mathematics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Dentofacial Asymmetry — Challenges and Perspectives
edited by , and Maria Cristina Pollmann
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 3079
Keywords: Dentofacial anomalies; Cleft lip and/or palate; Temporomandibular joint; Dental anomalies
(This special issue belongs to the Section Biology and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Uncertainty Theory: Symmetry and Applications
edited by Tingqing Ye, Waichon Lio and Baoding Liu
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | 8 articles | Viewed by 5383
Keywords: uncertainty theory; uncertain statistics; uncertain programming; uncertain process; uncertain differential equation; uncertain finance; symmetry in expert systems
(This special issue belongs to the Section Mathematics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry in Structural Biology and Protein Characterization
edited by , Henrik Bech Kjeldal and Marc Rhyan Anthony Puno
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 953
Keywords: biological macromolecules; structural biology; protein characterization; cryo-electron microscopy; X-ray crystallography; nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) studies of macromolecules; symmetry in macromolecular assembly; symmetry in catalysis
(This special issue belongs to the Section Biology and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Exact Solutions with Symmetry Reduction and Long Time Behaviors of Non-linear Partial Differential Equations
edited by , , Baofeng Feng, Biao Li and Li Jun Zhang
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 1604
Keywords: nonlinear partial differential equations; symmetry reduction; exact solutions; fluid dynamics; solution in closed form; qualitative properties
(This special issue belongs to the Section Mathematics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Experiments and Theories of Radioactive Nuclear Beam Physics
edited by Yu-Gang Ma, De-Qing Fang and Fu-Rong Xu
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | 12 articles | Viewed by 6883
Keywords: nuclear shell structure evolution; clustering and halo structure; new forms of collective motion and shape coexistence; isospin symmetry breaking; the exotic radioactivity in weakly bound nuclei; new isotopes and the neutron/proton drip line; the production and detection of unstable nuclei; synthesis of nuclei heavier than Fe and nuclear astrophysics; equation of state of asymmetric nuclear matter
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry in Nonlinear Analysis and Fixed Point Theory
edited by and Qiaoli Dong
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 3127
Keywords: fixed-point theory; optimization and fixed-point algorithms; convergence analysis; convex optimization; nonlinear operator
(This special issue belongs to the Section Mathematics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Dispersed Systems: Physics, Optics, Invariants, Symmetry
edited by , and Sergey S. Titov
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 2609
Keywords: similarity theory in aerosol mechanics; similarity criteria in aerosol physics; symmetry in the creation; evolution; and propagation of aerosols; symmetry and asymmetry in aerosol optics; symmetry in nanoaerosols; applied problems focusing on the role of symmetry in aerosol science
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry in Computational Mathematics and Biophysics
edited by
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 642
Keywords: biophysics; mathematical biology; computational mathematics; mathematical modeling; numerical methods for solving ordinary and partial differential equations; computing algorithms
(This special issue belongs to the Section Mathematics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry in Random Number Generator and Probability Theory
edited by Łukasz Matuszewski, and
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | Viewed by 250
Keywords: True random number generator; Physical unclonable function; Pseudo-random number generator; Probability; Random testing; Symmetrical security protocols and communication security; Symmetric measures of probability; Entropy; Statistical inference; Novel security architectures; Permutation symmetry; Information geometry; Chaos; Key generation; Relative probabilities; Probability distributions; Quantum cryptography
(This special issue belongs to the Section Mathematics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Advances and Applications in Data-Driven Process Monitoring, Fault Diagnosis and Control
edited by , and Chao Cheng
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 2908
Keywords: data-driven process monitoring and fault diagnosis; model-free or data-driven control design; data-driven performance evaluation; decisions and their applications; data-driven optimization methods and applications; real-time model-free learning methods and practical applications; deep learning
(This special issue belongs to the Section Engineering Science and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Feature Papers in Biology Section 2021 submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 3599
(This special issue belongs to the Section Biology and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
The Dark Universe: The Harbinger of a Major Discovery
edited by
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 2198
Keywords: Dark matter; ; Dark energy; ; Dark matter streams; ; Cosmic rays; ; Matter antimatter asymmetry; ; Cosmology; Models; ; Dark Universe; ; Symmetry;   ; axion; ; WIMP; ; Beyond SM physics; ; Direct dark matter signatures; ; Astrophysical dark matter signatures; ; Detection techniques; ; Cosmological constant; ; Variable physics constants; ; Gravitation;
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry Techniques for Multiobjective Optimization in Finite and Infinite Dimensions submission deadline 1 Aug 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 3672
Keywords: Multiobjective optimization; Pareto optimality; Supporting vector; Tychonov regularization; Minimum-norm problems; Convex optimization; Operator norms; Minimax optimization; Fixed-point techniques; Dynamics; Networks
(This special issue belongs to the Section Mathematics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry/Asymmetry in Design and Analysis of Electric Machines and Transformers
edited by Wenliang Zhao, Dezhi Chen and Jinhua Chen
submission deadline 10 Aug 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 2880
Keywords: Symmetrically/asymmetrically advanced design technologies; Advanced analysis methods for symmetric/asymmetric phenomena; New topologies with the use of symmetric/asymmetric effects; Modeling and simulation considering symmetric/asymmetric factors; Advanced control strategies considering symmetric/asymmetric factors; Multiphysics coupling analysis under symmetric/asymmetric conditions; Multi-objective optimization techniques; Fault diagnosis and online operation status monitoring under asymmetric states
(This special issue belongs to the Section Engineering Science and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Selected Papers from the 17th international Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICNAAM 2019)
edited by
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 4271
(This special issue belongs to the Section Mathematics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry in Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) and Nondestructive Testing (NDT)
edited by Shuncong Zhong and
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | Viewed by 152
Keywords: symmetry; symmetric structures; structural health monitoring (SHM); nondestructive testing (NDT); nondestructive evaluation (NDE); structural diagnosis; signal processing; damage diagnosis; damage identification and evaluation; natural symmetry; prognosis
(This special issue belongs to the Section Engineering Science and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Supersymmetry and Supersymmetric Field Theories
edited by
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | Viewed by 275
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Applications of Differential Geometry to Continuum Mechanics submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 2088
Keywords: continuum mechanics; differential geometry; symmetry
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Topological Photonic Structures and Their Symmetries
edited by Xiang Ni and Daria A. Smirnova
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 721
Keywords: Topological photonics; Topological metamaterials; Higher-order photonic topological insulators; Nonlinear photonics; Nanophotonics; Nonlocal metasurfaces; Spatiotemporal photonics; Symmetry protection
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Security, Communication and Privacy in Internet of Things: Symmetry and Advances
edited by Zichi Wang
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 2298
Keywords: artificial intelligence; information security; communication and privacy; multimedia processing; Internet of Things; symmetry application; intellectual property
(This special issue belongs to the Section Computer Science and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Quantum Information—Quantum Optics and Statistics
edited by Gerd Leuchs and
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 2067
Keywords: quantum dynamics; wave dynamics; time reversal symmetry; quantum information science
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Shape Dynamics
edited by Flavio Mercati
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 2223
Keywords: shape dynamics; general relativity; conformal invariance; gravitational singularities; big bang; black holes; arrow of time; relationalism
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Biofluids in Medicine: Models, Computational Methods and Applications
edited by and Fuyou Liang
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 4595
Keywords: Biofluids; medicine; mathematical models; computational methods; blood; lymph; cerebrospinal fluid; organs; cardiovascular diseases; neurological diseases
(This special issue belongs to the Section Biology and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Cloud manufacturing and simulation for complex products
edited by Lin Zhang and Yuanjun Laili
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 754
Keywords: Cloud manufacturing; Modeling and simulation; Complex product lifecycle
(This special issue belongs to the Section Computer Science and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Neuroscience, Neurophysiology and Symmetry
edited by
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 4562
Keywords: symmetry; asymmetry; motor behaviour; postural balance; movement; posture; limb dominance; inter-limb relative motion; laterality
(This special issue belongs to the Section Biology and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Methods on Discrete Dynamical Systems, Networks, and Optimization for Signal Modelling
edited by
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 3371
Keywords: Differential/difference equations; Partial differential equations; Dynamical systems; Mathematics of networks; Fractional calculus; Modelling and stability analysis of signal models; Discrete calculus; Circuits theory; Signal processing
(This special issue belongs to the Section Computer Science and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
The Qualitative Theory of Functional Differential Equations and their Applications
edited by and
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 2464
Keywords: Functional differential equations  ; Delay/neutral/advanced differential equations  ; Ordinary differential equation  ; Difference equation; Partial differential equation  ; Symmetry in differential equations  ; Numerical analysis; numerical modeling  ; Approximation; stability; oscillation; boundedness; periodicity; and asymptotic properties
(This special issue belongs to the Section Mathematics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry in Manufacturing Systems Engineering — Concept and Theory to Improve Design, Process, Quality and Circularity as the Basis for Future Manufacturing Philosophy
edited by
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 6887
Keywords: classification by symmetry; ; complex networks and graphs; ; digital twin; ; geometric modelling and optimization; ; design and manufacturing process; ; quality control; ; circular manufacturing; ; symmetry groups and reflection groups; ; symmetry and asymmetry; ; symmetry and synchronization; ; symmetry operations; ; symmetry measures; ; topological symmetry; ; symmetry in complex systems
(This special issue belongs to the Section Engineering Science and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry and Asymmetry Principles in Latest Advances and Prospects of the Materials Science and Engineering submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 11 articles | Viewed by 6241
Keywords: Design and engineering; Modeling and computer simulation; Symmetry and asymmetry; System approach theory; Material structure; Material properties; Self-organizing microstructures; Smart materials; Materials for ground transportation; Strength and reliability; Friction and wear in mechanical systems; Fuel and oil; Macroscopic finite element predictions; Mesoscale methods; Atomic scale simulations; Economic and environmental efficiency; Conservation of resources
(This special issue belongs to the Section Chemistry and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetric and Asymmetric Data in Solution Models, Part II submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 3854
Keywords: Symmetry and asymmetry particularities in sustainable development modelling; Symmetry and asymmetry particularities in economics and business modelling; Symmetry and asymmetry particularities in public; environmental; and occupational health; Symmetry and asymmetry particularities in engineering and technology; Symmetric and asymmetric information properties for extreme situation modelling; Data mining and integration of symmetric and asymmetric information; Description of symmetric and asymmetric data in models; Multiple-criteria problem solution models with certainly and vague determined data; Symmetric and asymmetric risks of problems; Hybrid problem solution models; Fuzzy sets; Intuitionistic fuzzy sets; Neutrosophic sets; Rough sets; Grey systems; Novel descriptions of sets; Computer-aided problem solution
(This special issue belongs to the Section Computer Science and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Recent Advances in Granular Computing for Intelligent Data Analysis
edited by Weihua Xu, Yanhong She and
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 1632
Keywords: data mining; intelligent data analysis; granular computing; multigranularity computing; three-way decision; uncertainty analysis
(This special issue belongs to the Section Computer Science and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetries in Differential Equation and Application
edited by
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 3850
Keywords: differential equation; symmetry; pseudo-differential operator; numerical analysis; approximation; a priori estimates; stability; asymptotic properties; numerical verification method; dynamical systems; quantum calculus; special functions
(This special issue belongs to the Section Mathematics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry and Its Application in Industrial Engineering submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 3373
Keywords: asymmetry; industrial process fluctuating asymmetry; developmental instability; part quality; monitoring of symmetry and asymmetry evolution of monitoring processes; applied problems focusing on the role of symmetry in industrial devices
(This special issue belongs to the Section Engineering Science and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry and Quantum Orders
edited by
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1335
Keywords: topological phases; quantum orders; quantum magnetism; global symmetries; gauge symmetries; higher-form symmetries; emergent symmetries; fractons; quantum phase transitions; lattice models; effective field theory; tensor network states; entanglement; broken symmetry
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Advances in Symmetric Tensor Decomposition Methods
edited by Rafał Zdunek
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 8 articles | Viewed by 7475
Keywords: symmetric; skew-symmetric; and semi-symmetric tensor decomposition models; symmetry in tensor networks; low-rank symmetric tensors; rank estimation methods; optimization methods for processing symmetric tensors; applications of symmetry-involving tensor decomposition methods
(This special issue belongs to the Section Computer Science and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry in Protein Function and Structure
edited by Almerinda Di Venere and Giampiero Mei
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 1740
Keywords: protein folding; protein assembly; protein symmetry; structure– function relationship; misfolding; computational analysis; spectroscopy
(This special issue belongs to the Section Biology and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
New Applications of Symmetry in Lattice Field Theory
edited by Simon Hands and
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 3148
Keywords: lattice; confinement; supersymmetry; topological phases; quantum criticality; symmetric mass generation; chiral gauge theories; quantum computation/simulation; dynamical triangulation; tensor networks
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Algorithms for Multi-Criteria Decision-Making under Uncertainty submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 666
Keywords: innovative applications of uncertainty models; integration of novel uncertainty models; fuzzy set theory; rough set theory; neutrosophic set theory; grey set theory; mathematical programming in MCDM; new trends in multi-criteria evaluation
PID Control and Symmetry
edited by Mikulas Huba, and
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 8 articles | Viewed by 5630
Keywords: PID control; control saturation; filtration; optimal control; robustness and uncertainties; set-point and disturbance-rejection optimization; time-delayed systems; dead time compensators
(This special issue belongs to the Section Engineering Science and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Advances in Metallic Material and Symmetry/Asymmetry
edited by and Lunyong Zhang
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 734
Keywords: crystal symmetry; crystallographic symmetry; texture symmetry; deformation twins; symmetry breaking; quasicrystals; crystallography; noncrystalline
(This special issue belongs to the Section Engineering Science and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Cognitive Neuroscience and Symmetry
edited by and Francesca Miraglia
submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1592
Keywords: brain networks; cognitive neuroscience; neurodegeneration; cognitive rehabilitation; EEG; MEG; MRI; fMRI; functional connectivity
(This special issue belongs to the Section Biology and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry and Geometry in Physics II
edited by
submission deadline 20 Aug 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 898
Keywords: Special relativity; Lorentz symmetry group SO (1; 3); Lorentz symmetry groups SO (m; n); m; n > 1; SO (m; n); m; n > 1; and quantum entanglement; Lorentz symmetry violation in quantum entanglement; hyperbolic geometry approach to Einstein addition; differential geometry approach to Einstein addition; Einstein gyrogroups; Einstein gyrovector spaces
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physics and Symmetry/Asymmetry)
Symmetry/Asymmetry in Computer Vision and Image Processing submission deadline 20 Aug 2022 | Viewed by 113
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