Welcome to automatica online

I welcome you to this enhanced website of Automatica, one of the world's leading scientific journals in the field of automatic control. The website allows you to access information about the journal, the different editorial areas and the corresponding editors, and on how to submit papers. You can also access all editorials that have appeared in the journal, as well as the Elsevier journal website through which current and earlier issues of the journal can be accessed and papers downloaded.

Automatica first appeared in 1963 and became a journal of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) in 1968. It is currently a monthly publication with a characteristic blend of theoretical and applied papers of archival, lasting value, reporting cutting edge research results, by authors across the globe. It features articles in distinct categories, including regular, brief, and survey papers, technical communiqués (as rapid publications), correspondence items, as well as reviews on published books and new software of interest to the readership.

Automatica solicits original high-quality contributions in all the categories listed above, and in all areas of automatic control interpreted in a broad sense and evolving constantly. They may be submitted directly to the subject editors as described in the information for authors, or to the Editor-in-Chief if not sure about the subject area.

Tamer Başar, Editor-in-Chief, AUTOMATICA