ACM Transactions on Algorithms

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ACM Transactions on Algorithms
Edited byEdith Cohen
Publication details
0.400 (2013)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4ACM Trans. Algorithms
ISSN1549-6325 (print)
1549-6333 (web)
OCLC no.723357572

ACM Transactions on Algorithms (TALG) is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering the field of algorithms. It was established in 2005 and is published by the Association for Computing Machinery. The editor-in-chief is Edith Cohen. The journal was created when the editorial board of the Journal of Algorithms resigned out of protest to the pricing policies of the publisher, Elsevier.[1] Apart from regular submissions, the journal also invites selected papers from the ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded,[2] Current Contents/Engineering, Computing & Technology,[2] and Scopus.[3] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 0.400.[4]

Past editors[edit]

The following persons have been editors-in-chief of the journal:[5]

  • Harold Gabow (2005-2008)
  • Susanne Albers (2008-2014)
  • Aravind Srinivasan (2014-2021)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Gabow, Hal. "Journal of Algorithms Resignation". Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado Boulder. Retrieved 2015-05-29.
  2. ^ a b "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 2015-03-16.
  3. ^ "Content overview". Scopus. Elsevier. Retrieved 2015-03-16.
  4. ^ "ACM Transactions on Algorithms". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014.
  5. ^ "ACM Transactions on Algorithms (TALG)". ACM Digital Library. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2015-05-29.

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