The Data Science And Pattern Recognition (DSPR) journal is an open access and academic journal publishing fundamental, theoretical, application-oriented, and survey papers on all aspects of data science and pattern recognition. Submitted manuscripts must not  have been published or be under consideration for publication elsewhere. The publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation. The inclusion of a submitted manuscript in the journal will be decided based on two to five peer reviews, within 3 to 6 months after submission. Accepted articles will be generally published within 6 months to 1 year after acceptation. Prospective authors should send their manuscripts to All articles should be submitted in PDF format and be formatted according to the guidelines of DSPR (see below). Should authors have any needs for assistance, please contact the DSPR Editorial Office by email:

Paper Format

Manuscripts should be written in English. The front page should contain the following information: article title, author information, abstract, and at least 5 keywords. The abstract should not contain more than 300 words and should be intelligible to general readers without having to read the main text. Authors are expected to proofread their manuscript for grammar errors before submission.  Each section should be numbered as well as each page. Any appendices should follow the Reference section. Authors are encouraged to use the Latex template of the DSPR journal (dspr.pdf, dspr.rar) to prepare their manuscript. If you have any questions about the use of this file in preparing your paper, please contact the editorial office.


Authors should prepare figures as high-resolution files in encapsulated postscript format (.eps). Figures and Tables should be numbered and placed at appropriate positions in the  manuscript.


References should be numbered and listed at the end of the main text, sorted in alphabetical order of the last (surname) name of the first author(s). The reference format is: author’s initials, surname; article title; journal (conference) full name; volume number; issue number; page numbers; year.


Authors will be asked to transfer the copyright of the article to the Publisher when the manuscript is accepted. This will ensure the widest possible protection and dissemination of information under copyright laws. Offprints can be ordered at an extra cost at the proofing stage.

Author fee

The journal has currently no publication fee or submission charges.

Review process

All articles are peer-reviewed by at least two international reviewers using a single-blind process. The time required to obtained a decision is typically 2 weeks to a month.


All submitted articles will be screened for plagiarism.

Conflicts of interests

If for any reason, your submission may raise a conflict of interests with some reviewers or other types of conflict of interests, please indicate it in the e-mail when submitting your paper.