The first issue of International Journal of Automation and Control has just been published.
It is a refereed journal providing an international forum to foster information exchange and discussion on the evolution and realisation of the theory, algorithms, techniques, schemes and tools for any kind of automation and control platforms including macro, micro and nano scale machineries and systems, with emphasis on implications that state-of-the-art technology choices have on both the feasibility and practicability of the intended applications. This perspective acknowledges the complexity of the automation, instrumentation and process control methods and delineates itself as an interface between the theory and practice existing in parallel over diverse spheres.
Objectives are to establish an effective channel of communication between developers, system integrator, technocrats, academic and research institutions and persons concerned with the complex role of automation and control architecture in the target systems. It also aims to promote and coordinate developments in this field. The international dimension is emphasised in order to overcome “developing" and “developed" barriers and to meet the needs of accelerating technological and innovative changes.