Foundations and Trends® in Communications and Information Theory publishes exclusively long (± 100 pages) review and tutorial papers. Original research papers will be rejected.
If you intend to write, or are in the process of writing, a paper that fits within the format and scope of Foundations and Trends® in Communications and Information Theory, we will be pleased to hear from you. In the first instance, send an abstract, table of contents and a list of references on which the work is based for initial review to the editor-in-chief or publisher. This will be assessed for to determine in the opinion of the editor-in-chief the topic fits the scope of the journal and that the authors are capable of producing a manuscript of sufficient qulaity. A preliminary acceptance will follow if it meets these criteria.
On submission the manuscript will be assigned to an editorial board member who will shepherd the manuscript through a full peer review process. At least 2 reviewers will look at the manuscript. The reviews will concentrate on the completeness and clarity of exposition. Technical issues will also be covered. Any reason for recommending not to publish the work will also be given.
The board member will assess the reviews and communicate any required changes to the authors or, if necessary, reject the manuscript. The authors and board member will iterate until the manuscript can be accepted for publication.
Once you have received preliminary acceptance, you can submit your full manuscript. Below are the
manuscript preparation and submission instructions.
If you are using LaTeX, download the LaTeX style files and instructions for All FnT Journals.
To provide rapid publication, we ask our authors to create their articles in LaTeX or Microsoft Word. We encourage you to use our FnT LaTeX style files but we also accept manuscripts in Word. The final output will be three versions of your article: a journal article, a book, and an e-book version. To help you further, please adopt the following guidelines when preparing your manuscript:
Numerical reference style:
 N. Linial, A. Samorodnitsky, and A. Wigderson, "A deterministic strongly polynomial algorithm for matrix scaling and approximate permanents," Combinatorica, vol. 20, pp. 545-568, 2000.
The in-text citation for this reference should be: "".
If you are using our FnT LaTeX style files, note that the bibliography style has been set correctly for each journal. Please do not change this.
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