Through Open Access (OA) and other means, Studies in Informatics and Control journal (SIC) is committed to the rapid and global dissemination of innovative research and practice in areas of Automatic Control, System Modelling and Optimization as well as new IT&C infrastructure management used in socio-economic systems and industrial processes. In this way, the journal seeks to maximise the impact and influence of all articles published here.
- We pledge to maintain high ethical standards related to all aspects of the publication process, to provide a personable service to our authors and reviewers, and to aim towards the most effective propagation of our publication.
- We strive towards fair, transparent and sustainable Open Access models. Our journal is a fully open access journal which means that all articles are available on the Internet to all users immediately upon publication. Non-commercial use and distribution in any medium is permitted, provided that the author and the journal are properly credited. We support the archiving of scholarly content and the accessibility of relevant data and datasets. We pledge to continuously reassess our publishing fees to ensure they are fair and affordable.
- We believe that anyone should be able to publish OA, regardless of status, geographical location or institutional affiliation. As such, we are committed to assisting our authors to overcome barriers to the publication of their work OA.
As we work towards these aims, we welcome feedback and suggestions.