Entropy (ISSN 1099-4300; CODEN: ENTRFG) is an international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed open access journal of entropy and information studies, published monthly online by MDPI. The International Society for the Study of Information (IS4SI) is affiliated with Entropy and their members receive a discount on the article processing charge.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), MathSciNet, Inspec, PubMedPMC, and many other databases.
  • CiteScore (2019 Scopus data): 3.7, which equals rank 8/62 (Q1) in 'Mathematical Physics', 14/54 (Q2) in 'Physics and Astronomy', 210/670 (Q2) in 'Electrical and Electronic Engineering', and 104/300 (Q2) in 'Information Systems'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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Impact Factor: 2.494 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.530 (2019)
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Special Issue in Entropy
Probabilistic Inference in Goal-Directed Human and Animal Decision-Making Guest Editors: Francesco Donnarumma, Domenico Maisto, Ivilin Stoianov
Deadline: 21 March 2021
Special Issue in Entropy
Information theory and Symbolic Analysis: Theory and Applications Guest Editors: Manuel Ruiz Marín, Mariano Matilla-García
Deadline: 23 April 2021
Special Issue in Entropy
Big Data Analytics and Information Science for Business and Biomedical Applications Guest Editors: Syed Ahmed, Farouk Nathoo
Deadline: 30 April 2021
Topical Collection in Entropy
Foundations of Statistical Mechanics Collection Editor: Antonio M. Scarfone
Topical Collection in Entropy
Locality and Non-Locality, and Their Relation to Time Collection Editor: Gregg Jaeger
Topical Collection in Entropy
Foundations and Ubiquity of Classical Thermodynamics Collection Editor: Milivoje M. Kostic
Topical Collection in Entropy
Do Entropic Approaches Improve Understanding of Biology? Collection Editors: William B. Sherwin, Robert Niven
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