Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Automatyka/Automatics publishes original papers in an automatic control engineering field and related disciplines including: control theory and optimisation, dynamical system analysis and synthesis, control engineering applications, electrical engineering, computer science, information technology, electronics, and biomedical engineering. Discussion and review papers presenting current state of the art as well as new and emerging areas are also welkomed. The journal publishes letters to the editorial board, reviews, bibliographies and biographies of distinguished researchers in pertinent fields, historical materials, etc.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Detailed description of review procedure:

  • For each manuscript at least two independent reviewers are assigned.
  • At least one of the reviewers should work in a country different than the countries of the authors' affiliations. Reveiwers should be with institutions other than those of the authors.
  • The papers are reviewed in a double-blind process.
  • The review is concluded with decision: accept as-is, accept after minor revision, accept after major revision (in this case another review may be necessary), reject.
  • The authors are encouraged to provide a list of suggested reviewers. They may provide a list of not recommended reviewers as well.


Publication Frequency

Since 1997 Automatyka/Automatics is published in a semiannual cycle.

  • March 15th - camera-ready papers for volume 1
  • September 15th - camera-ready papers for volume 2



Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Editorial board

Editor: dr hab. inż. Krzysztof Oprzędkiewicz, prof. nadzw.
AGH University of Science and Technology
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatics, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering
Department of Automatics and Biomedical Engineering
al. A. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow
e-mail: kopagh.edu.pl

Secretary: dr inż. Andrzej Tutaj
e-mail: tutajagh.edu.pl

prof. dr hab. inż. Henryk Górecki
prof. dr hab. inż. Ryszard Tadeusiewicz
prof. dr hab. inż. Wojciech Mitkowski
prof. dr hab. inż. Stanisław Piróg
dr hab. Ewa Pawłuszewicz, prof. nadzw. (Bialystok University of Technology / Politechnika Białostocka)
dr hab. inż. Adam Piłat
dr hab. inż. Marek Iwaniec, prof.
prof. dr hab. Dieter Schott, Wismar University (Germany)



Prof. Wojciech Mitkowski
Prof. Adam Korytowski
Prof. Stanisław Piróg
Prof. Marek Ogiela
Prof. Mariusz Ziólko
Prof. EwaDudek-Dyduch
Prof. Piotr Augustyniak
Prof. Witold Byrski
Prof. Edward Nawarecki
D.Sc. Andrzej Turnau
D.Sc. Krzysztof Oprzędkiewicz
Ph.D. Andrzej Izworski
Ph.D. Adam Piłat
Ph.D. Paweł Skruch