Submission Information

TheoretiCS is a Diamond Open Access electronic journal covering all areas of Theoretical Computer Science (TCS). TheoretiCS strives for top scholarship in Theoretical Computer Science, broadly construed. We invite submissions of original research papers of the highest quality. Papers are hosted on the Computing Research Repository (CoRR) on arXiv and are available in open-access. There are no publication charges for authors.


Submitted papers must be written in English and be prepared using any standard LaTeX style. We recommend using the article class. Authors of accepted papers will be asked to port the article to the TheoretiCS style. The abstract length should preferably be at most half a page, and no more than one page. Articles submitted to TheoretiCS must not have been already published at another academic journal or be under consideration for publication.

The article should be posted to the Computing Research Repository (CoRR) (i.e. the computer science part of arXiv) via the usual arXiv submission process (providing the LaTeX source code of the article). Once the preprint has been published on CoRR, the paper can be submitted to the journal. If you cannot submit through arXiv, please contact the Editors-in-Chief.

Upon submission, authors must select a handling editor. Please choose an editor from the editorial board who works in a relevant field and is not in conflict of interest.

Submission Checklist (All items required):

  1. The paper submitted has not been published and is not under consideration for publication at another academic journal.
  2. All authors agree to the copyright information.
  3. The submission has been published on arXiv. Make sure to submit the correct arXiv version, in case there are several arXiv versions of your paper.
  4. You have chosen an editor from the Editorial Board to handle your paper, and checked that you are not in conflict of interest with that editor. (Please note that this is only advisory: the editors-in-chief may choose a different editor.) You may also express negative preferences and point out potential conflicts of interest with other editors using the "Comment" field when submitting the article.
  5. You have an Episciences account, which can be obtained by registering here.

Once you have checked the above, you can submit your article here.


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