Current Special Sections

Resilient and Safe Control in Multi-Agent Systems — Opens 1 Oct 2023

Control and Monitoring of Next-Gen Urban Infrastructure: Applications to Power, Transportation, and Water Systems — Opens 15 Oct 2023

Intersection of Machine Learning with Control (recurring) — Opens 1 Nov 2023

Discounts on APCs

The first several published papers in each of the special sections are eligible to receive a 50% discount on article processing charges (APCs):

> Synchronization in Natural and Engineering Systems: 8 discounts available
> Formal Verification and Synthesis of Cyber-Physical Systems: 6 discounts available
> Modeling, Control, and Learning Approaches for Human-Robot Interaction Systems: 6 discounts available

Restrictions apply. Please contact the editorial assistant for more information.

Effective 1 January 2023, the APC is US$1950.

For other possible APC discounts, please see the Article Processing Charges section of the For Authors page.

Special Section Proposals

Special Sections cover state-of-the-art topics, aiming to contribute to a growing area of interest. Special Sections include articles, overviews, position/outlook and tools papers in a specific technology area.

To be considered as a Guest Senior Editor of a Special Section, first view the Special Section Proposal Guidelines. You may then submit a proposal via the online submission system. Potential Guest Senior Editors should be renowned experts in the field the section focuses on. Proposals should include a timeline, specific topics, list of potential guest associate editors that would assist with the review process, as well as a list of potential authors.