Acta Biotheoretica

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Acta Biotheoretica  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Acta Biotheor.
Discipline Theoretical biology
Language English
Edited by D.J. Kornet
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0001-5342 (print)
1572-8358 (web)
LCCN 38011617
OCLC no. 41558734

Acta Biotheoretica: Mathematical and philosophical foundations of biological and biomedical science is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. It is the official journal of the Jan van der Hoeven Society for Theoretical Biology. The editor-in-chief is D.J. Kornet (Leiden University).

Aims and scope[edit]

The journal's focus is theoretical biology which includes mathematical representation, treatment, and modeling for simulations and quantitative descriptions. The journal's focus also includes the philosophy of biology which emphasizes looking at the methods developed to form biological theory. Topical coverage also includes biomathematics, computational biology, genetics, ecology, and morphology.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

This journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 0.950.[1]


  1. ^ "Acta Biotheoretica". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

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