About Journal


The Journal of Data Science is an official journal of the Center for Applied Statistics, School of Statistics, Renmin University of China.

Why publishing in Journal of Data Science?

  • No copyright transfer: The authors keep their copyrights.

  • Free access: The published papers are completely free to access from all over the world.

  • Reproducibility: The data (if not proprietary) and code for reproducibility, published in open repository or supplementary materials, facilitate widest dissemination.

  • Adaptive topics: Special issues are called on hot spots of data science research.

  • Fast review: The first technical response is targeted within 6 weeks.


Publication frequency

The journal is published quarterly.



Authors retain the copyright of their work.

Upon publication, the article in Journal of Data Science shall be openly licensed using the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License (CC-BY-4.0). In addition, any data related to the article, including its reference list(s) and its additional files, shall be distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver.