Fast Publication in Control and Signal Processing

Elsevier aims to offer you the fastest possible speed of publication, without compromising on the quality of our peer-review process. This is a promise the editorial and publishing teams work hard to keep.

Current review and production time averages for our Control and Signal Processing journals* are highlighted below:

Journal First decision
submission to
first decision in weeks
Review speed
submission to
final decision in weeks
First online
acceptance to
citable online in weeks
Additive Manufacturing 6.10 10.23 1.86
Applied Acoustics 12.97 20.52 4.16
Applied Ergonomics 14.25 23.79 4.93
Biomedical Signal Processing and Control 9.75 13.00 4.76
Control Engineering Practice 9.80 16.05 5.64
Design Studies 4.91 6.99 3.97
Digital Signal Processing 10.44 17.25 1.45
European Journal of Control 6.70 8.94 2.09
Information Fusion 8.53 13.58 3.08
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 16.88 25.54 9.61
International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture 2.71 3.45 1.83
ISA Transactions 9.93 16.44 5.35
Journal of Electrostatics 14.43 21.63 2.30
Journal of Materials Processing Tech. 3.34 5.55 1.45
Journal of Process Control 10.70 17.93 6.02
Journal of Sound and Vibration 8.62 14.40 5.23
Measurement 15.09 18.61 1.92
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 16.50 28.30 4.54
Mechatronics 7.80 14.08 4.24
Signal Processing 5.68 9.20 1.81
Signal Processing: Image Communication 5.09 8.43 2.06
Speech Communication 9.12 19.96 1.77
Systems & Control Letters 13.92 22.32 5.39

Information on timeframe and definitions.

Every year we aim to improve the publication speed. It’s just one of the many reasons you should submit your research to one of Elsevier’s Control and Signal Processing journals.

*The journals featured represent a selection of journals from Control and Signal Processing.