Aims and Scopes

Avestia Publishing has initiated the publication of the Journal of Automation and Control Research (JACR).

This journal is based on the continuous model in English and adopts the open-access model, meaning all interested audience have free access to the journal's homepage and articles with no need for subscription. This ensures larger audience and therefore higher citations.

Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

All published papers of JACR will be submitted to Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic Search, Open J-Gate, and Genamics JournalSeek for indexing. Additionally, JACR will also be permanently archived in Portico (one of the largest community-supported digital archives in the world) and each article will be assigned unique DOIs by CrossRef.

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:

  • Adaptive Control
  • Advanced Control Algorithms and Applications
  • Agent Based Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Engineering
  • Automated Guided Vehicles
  • Automation System
  • Automotive Control Systems
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Bio-inspired Systems and Control
  • Complex Systems and Intelligent Robots
  • Computational Intelligence and Applications
  • Control Applications in Economics
  • Control Applications in education
  • Control Applications in New Energy Resources
  • Control in Healthcare
  • Control Theory
  • Cooperative Controls
  • Cooperative Systems
  • Data Driven Applications
  • Discrete Event Systems
  • Distributed Control
  • Ecosystems and Control
  • Electronic Commerce and Office Automation
  • Embedded Control
  • Energy Grid Control
  • Estimation and Identification
  • Factory Modeling and Automation
  • Fault Detection
  • Flexible Manufacturing Systems
  • Hybrid Systems
  • Industrial Automation and Online Monitoring
  • Integrated and Complex Automation Systems
  • Integrated Manufacturing
  • Intelligent and AI Based Systems
  • Intelligent Automation and Manufacturing
  • Intelligent Management and Decision Making
  • Learning Systems
  • Linear and Nonlinear Control
  • Logistics, and Supply Chain
  • Man-machine Interactions
  • Manufacturing Systems Control
  • Marine Control Systems
  • Mechanical Engineering and Automation
  • Micro and Nano Systems
  • Modeling of Complex Systems
  • Modeling, Identification, and Fault Diagnosis
  • Motion Control
  • Multi-agent Systems
  • Navigation Control Theory and Applications
  • Network Intelligence and Network Control
  • Networked Control
  • Neural Systems
  • Optimal Control
  • Optimization
  • Petri-nets and Applications
  • Planning and Scheduling
  • Power Systems and Automation
  • Precision Motion Control
  • Process Control, Automation, and Instrumentation
  • Quantum Control
  • Real-time Systems
  • Robotics and Automation
  • Robust and h8 Control
  • Sensor Networks
  • Systems and Control Theory and Applications
  • Systems Engineering and Engineering Optimization

Propose a Special Topic

Researchers interested in editing/co-editing special topics are encouraged to send a written proposal to:

The proposal should contain the full names and affiliations of the editors, their research background and academic CV, and a detailed description regarding the special topic including:

  • Name of the topic
  • Research areas covered in the topic
  • The exact timeline (the dates for: first call for papers, deadline for submissions, author notifications, major revisions, publication)