Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Fundamenta Informaticae is an international journal publishing
original research results in all areas of theoretical computer
science.  Papers are encouraged contributing:

  • solutions by mathematical methods of problems emerging in computer science,
  • solutions of mathematical problems inspired by computer science,
  • application studies that follow the solutions in the fields mentioned above.

Topics of interest include:

  • theory of computing,
  • complexity theory,
  • designand analysis of algorithms,
  • programming language theory,
  • semantics and verification of programs,
  • computer science logic,
  • database theory,
  • logic programming and automated deduction,
  • formal languages and automata,
  • concurrency and distributed computing,
  • cryptography and security,
  • theoretical issues in artificial intelligence,
  • data mining and knowledge discovery,
  • machine learning and pattern recognition,
  • algorithmic game theory,
  • theory of multi-agent systems,
  • bioinformatics and computational biology,
  • natural computing,
  • neural networks,
  • quantum computing,
  • soft computing including fuzzy sets, rough sets and granular computing.
This list is not exclusive.



Section Policies


This section is dedicated to all general submissions to Fundamenta Informaticae. The authors who wish to submit to a specific special issue of FI are kindly requested to select the "Special Issue (SI)" section and follow the submission guidelines there.

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Special Issue

This section is dedicated to submissions aimed at special issues of Fundamenta Informaticae. During submission the authors are kindly requested to clearly indicate the particular special issue they submit to. This can be done using the 'Comments' box on submission form.

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Author Self-Archiving

The final version of the article, as published by IOS Press (on paper and on-line), can not be self-archived, made freely available, or distributed by the author.

The author retains the right to use his/her own article for educational or research purposes as long as he/she does not sell it in ways that would conflict with the publisher's efforts to disseminate it, and provided he/she acknowledges the published original in standard bibliographic citation form.

The authors are strongly encouraged to disseminate bibliographic information about and link to the official, published version of their article.