Entropy — Open Access Journal

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 Information Studies (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 by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), MathSciNet (AMS), Inspec (IET)Scopus and 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 16.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first 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.
  • Testimonials: See what our authors say about Entropy.
Impact Factor: 2.494 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.530 (2019)
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Special Issue in Entropy
Information Theoretic Feature Selection Methods for Big Data Guest Editors: Dae-Won Kim, Jaesung Lee
Deadline: 28 August 2020
Special Issue in Entropy
Crystallization Thermodynamics Guest Editor: Jürn W.P. Schmelzer
Deadline: 31 August 2020
Special Issue in Entropy
The Second Law and Asymmetry of Time Guest Editors: Alexander Klimenko, Debra Bernhardt
Deadline: 15 September 2020
Special Issue in Entropy
Thermodynamics of Fluid Phase Equilibria: 150th Anniversary of Thomas Andrews Guest Editor: Leslie Woodcock
Deadline: 30 September 2020
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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