Welcome to SCPE

Topics of interest. The area of scalable computing has matured and reached a point where new issues and trends require a professional forum. SCPE provides this avenue by publishing original refereed papers that address the present as well as the future of parallel and distributed computing. The journal focus on algorithm development, implementation and execution on parallel and distributed architectures, as well on application of parallel and distributed computing to the solution of real-life problems.

Electronic journal. SCPE provides immediate open access to its content following the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.  We invite you to have a look to the open content of the volumes and to consider to interact with this publication willing to promote your results and achievements. Publication or access fees are not requested.

Special calls for papers . SCPE editorial board welcomes initiatives to publish special issues on topics aligned with the SCPE ones.

History . The journal has evolve with the community that it represents. Initiated in 1998 under the name of Parallel and Distributed Computing Practices (PDCP) journal, first 5 volumes have been published by Nova Science Publishers. Next 4 volumes were sustained by published by Warsaw School of Social Psychology, Poland, only as electronic journal, as an expression of the current tendencies in digital libraries. The electronic journal is currently published by West University of Timisoara, Romania, with the support of highly-devoted international editorial team.More information about changes that took place can be found in the Editorial published in SCPE 6(1) and SCPE 9(4).

Indexing. The journal is indexed by several organizations (see a complete list here). Current impact factors are the followings:

  • in 2016, SNIP (Scopus Source Normalized Impact per Paper)  was 0.581, SJR (Scimago Journal Ranking) was 0.211 (Q3 of quality) and was classified no. 88 from 191 journals (54% percentile)  in Computer Science in Scopus
  • in 2015, Global impact factor was 0.876 and ICV (Index Copernicus Value) was 93.25 points from 100;
  • the current h-index computed by Publish and Perish is 24.

SCPE is included in the Clarivate Analytics (former Thompson Reuters) Emerging Sources Citation Index, and appears from 2015 in the Web of Science collection.

Publicity. SCPE flyer is available here.

Editor-in-chief, Prof. Dana Petcu