Systems is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on systems theory in practice, including fields such as systems engineering management, systems based project planning in urban settings, health systems, environmental management and complex social systems, published quarterly online by MDPI. The International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS) is affiliated with Systems and its members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
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Topic in Sustainability, Systems
Toward the New Era of Sustainable Design, Manufacturing and Management Editor-in-Chief: Yoshiki Shimomura
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Special Issue in Systems
The Enabling Role of Industry 4.0 for Customer Centricity and Environmental Sustainability Guest Editors: Andrea Bacchetti, Marco Ardolino, Jan Ola Strandhagen, Marco Perona
Deadline: 15 November 2021
Special Issue in Systems
Multimedia Systems Guest Editors: Jounsup Park, Mukul Shirvaikar
Deadline: 15 December 2021
Special Issue in Systems
Systems Practice in Public Health Guest Editors: Leandro Garcia, Ruth Hunter, Jason Thompson
Deadline: 31 December 2021
Special Issue in Systems
Industrial Applications of System Identification Guest Editor: Mathieu Pouliquen
Deadline: 1 January 2022
Topical Collection in Systems
System Dynamics Collection Editor: Vladimír Bureš
Topical Collection in Systems
Systems Engineering Collection Editor: Vladimír Bureš
Topical Collection in Systems
Collected papers from ISSS Collection Editors: Javier Calvo-Amodio, David Rousseau
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