Transactions on SMC: Systems


The scope of the IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems includes the field of systems engineering. It also includes issue formulation, analysis and modeling, decision making, and issue interpretation for any of the systems engineering lifecycle phases associated with the definition, development, and deployment of large systems. Other topics include systems management, systems engineering processes, and a variety of systems engineering methods such as optimization, modeling and simulation.

IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Part A: Systems and Humans was renamed IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems on January 1, 2013.

Posting Preprints to Non-IEEE Servers

Authors should disclose postings on approved preprint services when submitting papers to SMCS Journals. 

Consult relevant sections posted here.

The following statement must be included on the initial screen of the preprint site:

“This work has been submitted to the IEEE for possible publication. Copyright may be transferred without notice, after which this version may no longer be accessible.”

Upon acceptance of the article by IEEE, the preprint article must be replaced with the accepted version, as described in the section “Accepted article.”


Robert Kozma, Editor-In-Chief
Robert Kozma

College of Information and Computer Sciences University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003, USA
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152, USA