The Computer Journal

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The Computer Journal  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Comput. J.
Discipline Computer science
Language English
Edited by Erol Gelenbe
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 8/year
ISSN 0010-4620 (print)
1460-2067 (web)

The Computer Journal is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering computer science and information systems. It is published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the British Computer Society. It was established in 1958. Several breakthroughs in computer science were first reported in the journal,[citation needed] including the Quicksort algorithm proposed by C. A. R. Hoare.[1] The authors of the best paper in each volume receive the Wilkes Award and Medal granted by the British Computer Society.


The following persons have been editors-in-chief of The Computer Journal:

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Hoare, C. A. R. (1962). "Quicksort". Comput. J. 5 (1): 10–16. doi:10.1093/comjnl/5.1.10.  edit