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Instructions for Guest Editors & Authors

Comprised of papers and articles by leading experts, Proceedings of the IEEE provides in-depth survey, review, or tutorial coverage of important technical developments in electronics, electrical and computer engineering, and computer science. Learn more about becoming a published author or a distinguished guest editor.

Selected Papers offer the following:

TUTORIAL PAPERS that explain a technology and may give practical information for implementing it. These papers are written for the purpose of informing non-specialist engineers about a particular technology.

REVIEW or SURVEY PAPERS that have a common goal to critically examine a technology, highlighting its pros and cons, issues, ramifications, applications, and potential as well as describing its future technological prospects. Surveys should provide a comprehensive coverage of the entire technology from its inception, while reviews should cover in depth one or more of its most important aspects. 

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Guest Editors

The special issues and special sections published by Proceedings of the IEEE are led by distinguished Guest Editors teams. Special issues and special sections are highly valued by the core research communities as well as specialists in other areas looking to be brought up to speed with the latest advances in areas outside of their own expertise. Special issues cover a key topic of interest to electrical engineers and computer scientists and serve as a guide to the state of the art in the particular area. They typically include 10-15 papers. Special sections explore important topics that may not yet require a full issue’s coverage. They typically include 3-5 papers. 

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Papers published in the Proceedings are reviews, surveys, or tutorials, offering applications-oriented coverage that goes beyond the traditional boundaries typically found in other journals. The papers must offer new perspectives and insights and should be accessible to specialists outside of the area while remaining citable by the core research community. 

The Proceedings of the IEEE Editorial Board oversees our mission.