Focus and Scope
African Journal of Information and Communication Technology (AJ-ICT) is a peer reviewed international journal providing a publication vehicle for complete coverage of all topics of interest to those involved in computing, electronic communications and information technology systems. The Editorial Board will consider for publication any material that is of interest to the defined audience. Material on all aspects of the design, implementation, use and management of computer and communication networks including the Internet, communication subsystems (and all other supporting activities), computer science, software development and engineering, is published. Specifically included are non-technical but topical issues in the economics of ICT, legal and regulatory issues and e-Learning impacts. African Journal of Information and Communication Technology (AJICT) focuses on several broad areas of interest to its readers including: a) Telecommunications Theory and Systems b) Communication and Sensor Networks c) Computer Systems Engineering d) Computer Software, Hardware, Prootcols and Algorithms e) Wireless and Mobile Communications f) Information Systems g) Bio-Informatics and e-Technologies h) Artificial Intelligence The journal welcomes the following types of original research articles and contributions: 1) Research-based papers reporting new findings 2) Articles providing a comprehensive review on a scientific topic in ICT; 3) Fast Communications: Short, self-contained articles on ongoing research, or reporting interesting, possibly tentative, ideas, or comments on previously published research; 4) Technical tutorials on selected areas of interest to the journal audience.
Peer Review Process
Every paper published in the AJICT is peer reviewed by at least 3 reviewers selected from an internationally-based expert pool. Where papers submitted follow the format of the Journal and are written well, the turn around time is around eight weeks. Authors are able to follow each step of the review process and editors of sub-sections moderate and supervise the review processes.
This Journal is published quarterly. Accepted articles are assembled as an Issue of the Journal and released at the same time.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides open access to all of it content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Such access is associated with increased readership and increased citation of an author's work. For more information on this approach, see the Public Knowledge Project, which has designed this system to improve the scholarly and public quality of research, and which freely distributes the journal system as well as other software to support the open access publishing of scholarly resources.
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