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International Journal of Intelligent Unmanned Systems (IJIUS) is a global platform for high-quality research papers on static and mobile autonomous systems covering ground, underwater, aerial and space domains

ISSN: 2049-6427
eISSN: 2049-6427

Aims and scope

International Journal of Intelligent Unmanned Systems (IJIUS) is dedicated to the advancement of the applied science, technology and know-how of autonomous systems through the dissemination of original research work representing significant advances in the design, development, testing and operation of autonomous vehicles and systems for various applications.

IJIUS provides an appropriate platform for authors and researchers for communicating their latest findings, and is an ideal resource for the relevant communities in academia, government and industry seeking the latest papers in the discipline.

The Editor is particularly interested in receiving high-quality original research articles, review articles, point-of-view articles, correspondence, technical notes, conference reports and historical commentaries in the area of autonomous systems covering ground, underwater, aerial and space domains. All accepted papers undergo a double-blind peer review process.

The coverage of the journal includes, but is not limited to:

  • Autonomous aerial vehicles
  • Micro air vehicles
  • Air balloons and blimps
  • Ground robotics
  • Satellite and spacecraft technologies
  • Missiles and rocketry
  • Autonomous underwater vehicles
  • Autonomous vehicle control
  • Intelligent system applications for autonomous vehicles
  • Swarm and multi-agent systems
  • Distributed and coordinated control of multi-vehicle systems
  • Biomimetic and biologically inspired design of vehicles
  • Modelling and simulation technologies for autonomous systems

Top cited

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This journal is aligned with our responsible management goal

We aim to champion researchers, practitioners, policymakers and organisations who share our goals of contributing to a more ethical, responsible and sustainable way of working.

SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 9 Industry, innovation & infrastructure
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
SDG 11 Sustainable cities & communities
SDG 12 Responsible consumption & production
SDG 13 Climate action
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