Author Advantages

now journals provide academic authors an opportunity to publish high-quality articles in their field using modern techniques. Direct advantages to the author are the following:

Liberal Copyright

  • Authors retain copyright
  • Open and self-archiving permitted

High Quality

  • All papers are subject to stringent peer-review
  • Accepted papers are improved by comments from technical reviewers
  • Copy-editing of accepted papers ensures consistency and quality of language use
  • Modern production and typesetting techniques ensure highest quality of online and print presentation from the one author-supplied source

Progressive Policies

  • Innovative business models
  • Participation in the development of industry standards

High Citation

  • Review and tutorial articles receive on average twice as many citations as any other type of paper
  • Author becomes recognized as "owning" the citation


If you intend to write or are in the process of writing a paper which fits within the format and scope, we will be pleased to hear from you. Please contact an editorial board member or the publisher to discuss your idea and its appropriateness. The full draft paper will be subject to a reviewing process to ensure quality standards and balance.