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Author Information for the Journal of Electronic Imaging

About the Journal of Electronic Imaging

The Journal of Electronic Imaging (JEI) is a print and online journal, copublished by IS&T and SPIE, that publishes papers in all technology areas that make up the fields of design, engineering, and applications of electronic imaging systems. In 1992, inspired by the success of their cosponsored Electronic Imaging conference, the two societies identified a need for a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to the full spectrum of electronic imaging technologies, and JEI was launched as a result.

In addition to contributed research papers, JEI occasionally publishes special sections in key areas of technology. Special sections are assembled by guest editors. See the Editorial Schedule for a list of forthcoming special section topics and dates.

Why publish in this journal?

JEI is a peer-reviewed journal that addresses technical problems, issues, and progress in the field of electronic imaging. Authors benefit from a rigorous review process, prompt publication times, multimedia integration, and high-resolution online color image display.

Author benefits:
  • Online-first publication of articles 
  • Professional copyediting and typesetting
  • Free online color figures
  • Multimedia integration 
  • 5 free downloads for authors 
  • Open access publication at a low cost through payment of voluntary page charges
  • Voluntary page charges
  • Abstracting and indexing in leading scientific databases, including Science Citation Index Expanded; Current Contents; Inspec; Scopus; and Ei Compendex.

Submit a manuscript

The Journal of Electronic Imaging uses an online submission system.

Authors should read and follow the instructions on how to prepare and format a manuscript prior to submission.

Authors should also read the journal policies prior to submission to ensure their manuscript meets the journal requirements. This page also provides information about submitting a proceedings manuscript to the journal.

Authors are required to include a cover letter with their submission explaining the significance and novelty of the work, the problem that is being addressed, and why the manuscript belongs in JEI. This cover letter sample (.doc) can be used as a template.

JEI typically allows only one round of major revision. Authors should carefully address all reviewer comments when submitting a revised manuscript.

Types of Manuscripts

Letter: A short technical communication of significant interest intended for rapid publication in the JEI Letters section of the journal. The manuscript length may not exceed three printed journal pages. Further details.

Regular Paper: A full-length manuscript presenting original work intended as a regular contribution to the journal.

Special Section Paper: A full-length manuscript presenting original work intended for submission to a special topical section organized by a guest editor.

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