Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Emerging Information Science and Technology is a peer-reviewed journal which publishes novel, innovative, and state-of-the-art research articles in the area of information science and technology. The articles in this journal cover from theoretical, technical, empirical, and practical research. It is also an interdisciplinary journal that interested in both works from the boundaries of subdisciplines in Information Science and Technology and from the boundaries between Information Science and Technology with other disciplines. 

Specific scopes of this journal, but not limited to, include:

  • Big Data
  • Internet of Things 
  • Software Engineering
  • Human-centered Computing
  • Intelligent Systems 


Section Policies

Big Data

Big Data: Data Warehouse, Data Mining, Data Sciences and Analysis, Business Intelligent, Data Management.

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Internet of Things

Internet of Things: Networking, Security, Privacy, Communication, Data Distribution, Intelligence Smart Analytic, Automation, Decision, Ecosystem Communityy, Sensor Devices, Parallel Computing, Modelling and Simulation, Distributed computing.

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Software Engineering

Software Engineering: Design, Development, Testing, Maintenance, Management, Quality, Tools and Methods, Financial Technology, Geo-tagged content and sensor data, Web APIs, Cloud Services, Assessment and Testing.

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Intelligent Systems

Intelligent Systems: Machine Learning, Signal Processing, Image Processing, Computer Vision, Machine Vision, Automation.

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Peer Review Process

  1. EIST implements double-blind review policy. It means that the identity of Author(s) and Reviewers are concealed to each other.
  2. A manuscript submitted to EIST should be unpublished and not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  3. EIST does not tolerate manuscripts leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism. Articles submitted to EIST will be screened for plagiarism using Turnitin plagiarism tools and should not have more than 15% of similarity.
  4. A manuscript will be first evaluated by Editorial Board to confirm its appropriateness of the topic and EIST's Focus and Scope. 
  5. A manuscript will then be assigned to at least one reviewer by Editorial Office. The evalution criteria are the contribution to the discipline, sufficient literature review, methodology, results and comprehensive analysis, as well as clarity of presentation. 
  6. Final decision of a manuscript is authority of Editorial Board considering the Reviewers' recommendation, which includes: 
    • Accept: Manuscript will be published with no further modification required.
    • Accept with revisions: Manuscript has to be modified following Reviewers' comments and evaluated by Editorial Board.
    • Resubmit for review: Manuscript has to be rewrite with major changes and resubmitted for review.
    • Decline: Manuscript will not have oppurtinity for publication in EIST.
  7. EIST commits the fast publication process. The review process may take approximately 4 weeks. After that duration, if Author(s) do not receive any notification, Author(s) may contact Editorial Office.
  8. All submission, review and publication process will be handled using EIST online management system.
  9. EIST offers participation from expert to be reviewers of EIST. Name of reviewers will be listed on the Peer Reviewers. 
  10. EIST also publishes articles from international conferences related to the Focus and Scope. Conference organizers are welcome to contact us for details.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.