Systems is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on systems theory in practice, including fields such as systems engineering management, systems based project planning in urban settings, health systems, environmental management and complex social systems, published monthly online by MDPI. The International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS) is affiliated with Systems and its members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SSCI (Web of Science)dblp, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary) / CiteScore - Q2 (Modeling and Simulation)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 16.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2023).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 1.9 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.5 (2022)
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Electronics, Energies, Sci, Sensors, Systems
Technologies and Applications of Data-Driven Anomaly Detection in Energy Systems Topic Editors: Marco Savino Piscitelli, Alfonso Capozzoli, Antonio Rosato, Cheng Fan
Deadline: 30 November 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, Digital, Electronics, Infrastructures, Machines, Sensors, Systems
AI-Enabled Sustainable Computing for Digital Infrastructures: Challenges and Innovations Topic Editors: Robertas Damaševičius, Lalit Garg, Nebojsa Bacanin, Justyna Patalas-Maliszewska
Deadline: 15 December 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, Computers, Entropy, Information, MAKE, Systems
Opportunities and Challenges in Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI) Topic Editor: Luca Longo
Deadline: 28 December 2023
Topic in Buildings, Infrastructures, Sustainability, Systems, Urban Science
Digital Technologies for Urban Resilience Topic Editors: Cheolho Yoon, Hyungon Kim
Deadline: 31 December 2023
Special Issue in Systems
AI-Powered Data Management and Analysis for Cyber-Physical-Systems Guest Editors: Lianyong Qi, Xiaokang Zhou, Xuyun Zhang
Deadline: 30 September 2023
Special Issue in Systems
Intelligent Sensing and Computing Methods for Cyber-Physical Systems Guest Editors: Zheng Xu, Jemal Abawajy
Deadline: 20 October 2023
Special Issue in Systems
Futures Thinking in Design Systems and Social Transformation Guest Editors: Zhiyong Fu, Anna Barbara, Peter Scupelli, Yanru Lyu
Deadline: 31 October 2023
Special Issue in Systems
The Systems Thinking Approach to Strategic Management Guest Editors: Federico Barnabè, Martin Kunc
Deadline: 15 November 2023
Topical Collection in Systems
System Dynamics Collection Editor: Vladimír Bureš
Topical Collection in Systems
Systems Engineering Collection Editor: Vladimír Bureš
Topical Collection in Systems
Collected papers from ISSS Collection Editors: Javier Calvo-Amodio, David Rousseau
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