Proposing a Special Issue

Introduction: The journal "Advances in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning" invites researchers, academicians, and industry professionals to submit proposals for Special Issues that focus on specific themes or emerging areas within the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). This document provides guidelines for submitting a proposal for consideration.

Scope: The Special Issue proposals should aim to cover advanced and interdisciplinary topics related to AI and ML. The proposals can focus on, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  1. Emerging trends and technologies in AI and ML.
  2. Applications of AI and ML in specific domains (e.g., healthcare, finance, robotics).
  3. Ethical considerations and societal impacts of AI and ML.
  4. Advances in AI algorithms, architectures, and methodologies.
  5. Cutting-edge research in deep learning, natural language processing, computer vision, or reinforcement learning.
  6. AI-driven approaches for data analysis, knowledge discovery, and decision-making.
  7. Interactions between AI/ML and other disciplines (e.g., neuroscience, psychology, social sciences).

Proposal Guidelines:

  1. Title and Abstract:
    • Provide a clear and concise title for the proposed Special Issue.
    • Include an abstract summarizing the scope and objectives of the Special Issue (up to 250 words).
  2. Rationale and Significance:
    • Explain the rationale behind the proposed Special Issue and its significance in advancing the field of AI and ML.
    • Highlight the unique contributions and value that the Special Issue will bring to the journal and its readership.
  3. Theme and Topics:
    • Clearly define the theme or specific focus area of the proposed Special Issue.
    • Identify the key topics that will be covered within the Special Issue.
    • Justify the relevance and timeliness of the chosen theme or topics.
  4. Guest Editor(s):
    • Provide the names, affiliations, and brief bios of the proposed Guest Editor(s) responsible for overseeing the Special Issue.
    • Highlight their expertise and qualifications in the field of AI and ML.
  5. Tentative Timeline:
    • Provide an estimated timeline for the Special Issue, including the submission deadline, review period, and expected publication date.
    • Ensure the proposed timeline allows for a thorough review process and timely publication.
  6. Promotion and Reach:
    • Describe potential strategies for promoting the Special Issue and attracting high-quality submissions.
    • Identify relevant communities, conferences, or organizations that could be targeted for dissemination.

Submission Process:

  • Proposals should be submitted electronically to the journal's editorial office.
  • Ensure that the proposal adheres to the prescribed format and includes all the required information mentioned above.

Evaluation and Selection:

  • Proposals will be evaluated based on their alignment with the journal's scope, relevance, originality, and potential impact.
  • The editorial board will review the proposals and provide feedback and recommendations for further development, if necessary.


  • Once a Special Issue proposal is approved, the Guest Editor(s) will work closely with the editorial team to manage the submission and review process.
  • Accepted papers will be published in the Special Issue of "Advances in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning."

We look forward to receiving your innovative and well-defined proposals for Special Issues that will contribute to the advancement of AI and ML research. For any further inquiries or clarifications, please contact the journal's editorial office.