Automation is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of automation, published quarterly online by MDPI.
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  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 13.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Automation, Robotics, BDCC, Sensors
New Frontiers in Industry 4.0Editors-in-Chief: Nikolaos Papakostas, Sotiris Makris
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Special Issue in Automation
Recent Advances in Visual Sensor Networks for Robotics and Automation Guest Editors: Angelo Cenedese, Giulia Michieletto
Deadline: 10 September 2021
Special Issue in Automation
Advanced Sensing Technologies in Automation and Computer Sciences Guest Editors: Javier Bajo, Yun Zhu, Emilio Serrano, Tiancheng Li
Deadline: 1 October 2021
Special Issue in Automation
Networked Predictive Control for Complex Systems Guest Editors: Nicola Epicoco, Raffaele Carli, Graziana Cavone
Deadline: 15 October 2021
Special Issue in Automation
Optimization and Control of Integrated Water Systems Guest Editors: Ramón Vilanova Arbós, Pastora Isabel Vega Cruz
Deadline: 10 November 2021
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