ISSN 1015-7999 printed version
ISSN 2313-7835 online version



Basic Information

The South African Computer Journal, formerly known as Quæstiones Informaticæ, is intended primarily as a local forum for research publications, contributions from scholars internationally.
The prime purpose of the journal is to publish original research papers in the fields of Computer Science and Information Systems, as well as shorter technical research notes.

Types of manuscripts published include Research Papers, Viewpoint Articles, Letters to the Editor, Book Reviews, and Announcements.

The journal’s publication language is English. It publishes 2 regular issues per annum in July and December. Occasionally a special issue is published.

S. Afr. comput. j. (Online) is the key abbreviated title to be used when referencing the journal.


Indexing Sources

  • ROAD
  • DOAJ



The author(s) retain copyright on work published by SACJ unless specified otherwise.

All material published in SACJ is licenced under a Attribution–NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) licence.


Peer Review

All articles published undergo a double–blind review process.
See Editorial policies for more details on the peer review process.



South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists (SAICSIT)


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