Announcement: As of September 17, 2018, the Journal of Automation and Control Research (JACR) is discontinued.

JACR is high quality peer-reviewed journal, where every article will be peer-reviewed by several experts in the field. Upon acceptance, articles will be published in the latest open volume. One continuous volume per year is published.

JACR welcomes research and review papers related to Automation and Control including but not limited to the areas of:

  • Advanced Control Algorithms and Applications
  • Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Engineering
  • Automation System
  • Linear and Nonlinear Control
  • Micro and Nano Systems
  • Optimization
  • Robotics and Automation

For a complete list of topics, please visit: Aims & Scopes

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Dr. Davide Spinello
University of Ottawa, Canada
Editor in Chief

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Recent News


We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Automation and Control Research (JACR) has been approved by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). JACR has been working hard to abide by the guidelines of ethics, integrity, and high standards in publishing.


JACR is now permanently archived in Portico (one of the largest community-supported digital archives in the world). You can find more information here: Portico.

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