Topical Collections – Proposal Form for Guest Editors
Proposals for Topical Collections in the ASP Transactions on Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems
Preparing a Proposal
Guest Editors (GE) should contact the Publishing Editor, firstname.lastname@example.org, with their proposal idea to ensure it is relevant and there is space in the Publication Schedule for Topical Collection.
Please note: the journal is moving to a new Publication Model of having “Topical Collections” which are replacing the more traditional term of “Special Issue”.
The TC proposal should contain the following information:
-Provisional title for the Topical Collection
-A one‐page outline summarising the objectives of the TC or a PDF of the Call for Papers (if for an open TC)
-The names, affiliations, official homepages and institutional/professional email addresses of all Guest Editors
-A paragraph stating how the GEs plan to undertake robust, independent peer review
-Provisional time schedule and a deadline for submission of the papers for the TC
-[OPTIONAL] List of potential contributions (no more than 15-20 paper should be accepted per Topical Collection)
Please fill in the form on the following page and return to the Publishing Editor, email@example.com.
- Title of TopicalCollection:
- Aims, Scope and Objective of TopicalCollection:
- Guest Editordetails:
A short CV of each guest editor must be joined, with a special emphasis on previous experience in editorial activities.
- Management of the TopicalCollection:
Deadline for submissions:
Deadline for review (typically 4-8 weeks after deadline for submissions) Decisions:
Deadline for revised version by authors (typically 4-8 weeks after decisions):
Deadline for 2nd review (typically 2-4 weeks after deadline for revised versions) Final decisions: