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26th FRUCT Conference: 14th Workshop on Advances in Methods of Information and Communication Technology (AMICT)

Yaroslavl State University  IEEE    

The 14th Annual International Workshop on Advances in Methods of Information and Communication Technology (AMICT’2020) was succesfully held on the main days of 26th FRUCT conference on April 23-24, 2020. The workshop attracted a lot of attention and was attendend by the large share of the conference participants. We thank the organizers and all participants for contribution in success of the workshop!

We proudly announce that the selected papers will be invited to to publish extended version of the paper in the special issue of Electronics journal (ISSN 2079-9292, impact factor 1.677, Q1 quartile). So far at least 2 papers from FRUCT26 has been already selected for this special issue, the authors will be informed by personal emails. For more details please visit the following the SI page. Also you are welcome to visit the following page with more details in Russian language.


The Annual International Workshop on Advances in Methods of Information and Communication Technology (AMICT’2020) is a result of the long-term cooperation between the computer science departments of the Universities of Helsinki and Petrozavodsk. Starting from 1994, the workshop was entitled “Finnish Data Processing week (FDPW) at the University of Petrozavodsk” and starting from 2006 the early name FDPW has been changed to current name AMICT. History of AMICT workshop can be found here and programs of the previous seminars are here.

An important feature of the workshop is significant focus on the teaching methodology in Computing and training of highly qualified teaching and research staff for Universities. A result in the direction is "Reverse Approach" to curricular guidelines.

This year AMICT workshop will be held within the scope of the 26th Conference of the Open Innovations Association FRUCT. The topics of interest include the following subject areas:

• Theoretical and Applied Computer Science 

• Software Engineering: Paradigms, Methodologies, Models

• Teaching Methodology in Computer Science

• Design of Distributed Applications 

• Algorithms and Modeling


Submissions and publications

The Early bird submission deadline: February 7, 2020.

Please note that one person can be a coauthor of at maximum 3 submissions of all types: Submit

Conference dates: 22-24 April 2020
Conference location: Yaroslavl, Russia
Short Paper submission deadline: 28 February 2020
Full Paper Submission deadline: 28 February 2020
Notification of acceptance date: 23 March 2020
Camera-ready submission deadline: 30 March 2020
Authors registration deadline: 30 March 2020
Demos/Posters submission deadline: 13 April 2020

All submitted papers will be peer reviewed by the Technical Committee. Please follow provided paper templates: MS Word or LaTeX. Please note the following major changes in the templates: The size of page should be Letter (21.59 cm × 27.94 cm). If you are using Word margins must be: top - 1.9 cm, bottom - 1.6 cm, left - 1.57 cm and right - 1.57 cm. Please note that all Full Paper submissions shall have at least 6 full pages and the last page cannot contain only Acknowledgments and References (at least some text of the main paper, e.g., part of Conclusions, shall be on page 6).

For submission deadlines and other important dates please refer to the rules of FRUCT26 conference. The papers submission and evaluation are conducted via FRUCT submission process

All conference papers and abstracts will be published Open Access in FRUCT proceeding (available for free download from FRUCT proceedings catalog). In addition Full papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore and submitted for indexing to Scopus, WoS, ACM, DBLP, RSCI/РИНЦ (as journal publication), Google Scholar, etc. Proceedings of FRUCT conference Full Papers are included into Scimago Journal RankFRUCT proceedings are included to DOAJ.
The selected papers get invitations to publish extended papers in the partner journals. For example, in case of successful presentation and recommendation by the session chair some papers will be invited to make free of charge publication of an extended version of the paper in IJERTCS journal (indexed by Scopus, Q2 quartile). Another option is to get invited to to publish extended version of the paper in the special issue of Electronics journal (ISSN 2079-9292, impact factor 1.677, Q1 quartile).

FRUCT conference is a recognized high quality scientific event. FRUCT has good rating in national systems, e.g., Finnish (JUFO=1, JufoID: 72707), Norwegian (NSD=1), Danish (BFI=1, ID: 8782540).

N.B. Please note that we cannot guaranty indexation in Scopus for Short Papers and papers from ACM section. If Scopus indexing is mandatory for you then make sure that your paper is accepted as Full Paper. Authors of all accepted papers must register to the conference, pay registration fee by author's deadline and present paper at the conference, as otherwise the paper will get technical reject.


Organizing Commitee


Anatoly V. Voronin (Petrozavodsk State University, Russia)

Valtteri Niemi (University of Helsinki, Finland)


Iurii Bogoiavlenskii (Petrozavodsk State University, Russia) 

Andrei Gurtov (Linkoping University, Sweeden)

Alexei Kashevnik (SPIIRAS, Russia)

Dmitry Korzun (Petrozavodsk State University, Russia)

Olga Bogoiavlenskaia (Petrozavodsk State University, Russia) 



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Contact information

If you get some questions that are not covered at the conference web page, feel free to send email to Olga Bogoiavlenskaia.