The scope of the journal is broad and it includes but not limited to the following topics:
- General and Reference
Document types, Cross-computing tools and techniques.
Printed circuit boards, Communication hardware, interfaces and storage, Integrated circuits, Very large scale integration design, Power and energy, Electronic design automation, Hardware validation, Hardware test, Robustness, Emerging technologies.
- Computer Systems Organization
Architectures, Embedded and cyber-physical systems, Real-time systems, Dependable and fault-tolerant systems and networks.
Network architectures, Network protocols, Network components, Network algorithms, Network performance evaluation, Network properties, Network services, Network types.
- Software and its Engineering
Software organization and properties, Software notations and tools, Software creation and management.
- Theory of Computation
Models of computation, Formal languages and automata theory, Computational complexity and cryptography, Logic, Design and analysis of algorithms, Randomness, geometry and discrete structures, Theory and algorithms for application domains, Semantics and reasoning.
- Mathematics of Computing
Probability and statistics, Mathematical software, Information theory, Mathematical analysis.
- Information Systems
Data management systems, Information storage systems, Information systems applications, World Wide Web, Information retrieval.
- Security and Privacy
Cryptography, Formal methods and theory of security, Security services, Intrusion/anomaly detection and malware mitigation, Security in hardware.
Systems security, Network security, Database and storage security, Software and application security, Human and societal aspects of security and privacy.
- Human-centered Computing
Human computer interaction (HCI), Interaction design, Collaborative and social computing, Ubiquitous and mobile computing, Visualization, Accessibility.
- Computing Methodologies
Symbolic and algebraic manipulation, Parallel computing methodologies, Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Modeling and simulation, Computer graphics, Distributed computing methodologies, Concurrent computing methodologies.
- Applied Computing
Electronic commerce, Enterprise computing, Physical sciences and engineering, Life and medical sciences, Law, social and behavioral sciences, Arts and humanities, Computers in other domains, Operations research, Education, Document management and text processing.
- Social and Professional Topics
Professional topics, Computing / technology policy, User characteristics.