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General information about the DOI system can be found here and here. A DOI name is a digital object identifier for any object of intellectual property. A DOI name provides a means of persistently identifying a piece of intellectual property on a digital network and associating it with related current data in a structured extensible way. DOI has been accepted as an ISO standard in 2010. Crossref enabled

If you have ever tried to follow an URL in an article older than 5-10 years, more often than not you will find that the URL is no longer active. The DOI system is an attempt to overcome this deficiency by providing stable and permanent references for intellectual property on the web.

During the first half of 2009 MIC implemented the DOI system for every single article published in MIC during the period 1980-2008. The DOI prefix for MIC is 10.4173 and an individual article has been assigned a DOI on the following format: 10.4173/mic.year.no.paperno. For example, the first article published in MIC by Oddvar Hallingstad has the following DOI: 10.4173/mic.1980.1.1 and the following permanent URL http://dx.doi.org/10.4173/mic.1980.1.1. This permanent URL links back to the www.mic-journal.no website. If the MIC website is moved in the future, the DOI information will be updated to point to the new address.

Another advantage of the DOI system, is the possibility to register all the references in an article in a structured manner. All the references made in MIC articles starting from 1980 have been submitted into the DOI system. The effect is an increased visibility of MIC articles, which again will lead to a wider audience. MIC also participates in the 'cited-by' system, which can be seen for this article. 'cited-by' shows which other papers have included the actual paper in the reference lists.

MIC DOI forward links per year: 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

The MIC class files for pdfLaTeX found in the Author Information have as of May 2009 new functionality for embedding DOI information in the PDF files. Prospective authors for future MIC articles will receive the DOI identification when the article is accepted. Authors are encouraged to embed the tag into the PDF file themselves using pdflatex prior to publication. Authors are also encouraged to embed DOI tags in their reference lists.


[1.] Zhe Sun, Da Hui, Ning Liu and Gui-Yong Zhang (2019), 10.1007/978-981-10-6963-5_35-1. Link to: MIC-2008-4-2 by: Morten Breivik, Vegard E. Hovstein and Thor I. Fossen.
[2.] Charles Tapiero (2006), 10.1007/978-1-84628-288-1_47. Link to: MIC-1994-3-3 by: Rudolf E. Kalman.
[3.]  (2005), 10.1007/3-540-26970-3_11. Link to: MIC-1981-4-2 by: Zygmunt Kowalik.
[4.] Myovela Hawa, Manoni Mshandete Anthony and Imathiu Samuel (2019), 10.5897/AJB2018.16652. Link to: MIC-2009-4-1 by: Deshai Botheju, Bernt Lie and Rune Bakke.
[5.] Arkadiusz Jakubowski and Arkadiusz Kubacki (2020), 10.1007/978-3-030-13273-6_10. Link to: MIC-2015-1-1 by: Magnus B. Kjelland and Michael R. Hansen.
[6.] A.W. Hermansson and S. Syafiie (2019), 10.1016/j.isatra.2019.01.037. Link to: MIC-2003-4-4 by: Sigurd Skogestad and Audun Faanes.
[7.] Hyondong Oh, Seungkeun Kim, Antonios Tsourdos and Al Savvaris (2019), 10.1007/s00773-019-00628-1. Link to: MIC-2006-4-4 by: Tristan Perez, Øyvind N. Smogeli, Thor I. Fossen and Asgeir J. Sørensen.
[8.] Yingguang Chu, Birger Skogeng Pedersen and Houxiang Zhang (2019), 10.1080/17445302.2019.1577597. Link to: MIC-2017-2-1 by: Lothar Wöll, Achim Feldermann and Georg Jacobs.
[9.] Oded Maimon and Lior Rokach (2005), 10.1007/0-387-25465-X_46. Link to: MIC-1992-1-3 by: Tor A. Johansen and Bjarne A. Foss.
[10.] Delin Qu, Dengwen Sun, Masaaki Muraki and Toyohiko Hayakawa (1992), 10.1252/jcej.25.28. Link to: MIC-1983-3-2 by: Truls Gundersen and Terje Hertzberg.
[11.] Delin Qu, Dengwen Sun, Masaaki Muraki and Toyohiko Hayakawa (1992), 10.1252/jcej.25.527. Link to: MIC-1983-3-2 by: Truls Gundersen and Terje Hertzberg.
[12.] Sang-Ki Jeong, Hyeung-Sik Choi, Jin-Il Kang, Ji-Youn Oh, Seo-Kang Kim and Thieu Quang Minh Nhat (2019), 10.3233/JIFS-169881. Link to: MIC-2009-2-2 by: Tristan Perez and Alejandro Donaire.
[13.] Gonzalo Pajares, Jesûs Manuel de la Cruz and José A. López (1998), 10.1007/BFb0033330. Link to: MIC-1995-2-1 by: Takouhi Ozanian.
[14.] Joacim Dybedal, Atle Aalerud and Geir Hovland (2019), 10.3390/s19030636. Link to: MIC-2012-4-1 by: Knut B. Kaldestad, Geir Hovland and David A. Anisi.
[15.] O. L. R. Jacobs (1991), 10.1007/BFb0003823. Link to: MIC-1989-3-1 by: Simona Muratori, Sergio Rinaldi and Bruno Trinchera.
[16.] Laura J. Nixon, Amy Tabb, William R. Morrison, Kevin B. Rice, Eckehard G. Brockerhoff, Tracy C. Leskey, Chikako van Koten, Stephen Goldson and Michael Rostás (2019), 10.1007/s10340-019-01084-x. Link to: MIC-2007-1-3 by: Tristan Perez and Thor I. Fossen.
[17.] Nan Gu, Dan Wang, Zhouhua Peng and Lu Liu (2019), 10.1016/j.isatra.2018.12.051. Link to: MIC-2008-4-2 by: Morten Breivik, Vegard E. Hovstein and Thor I. Fossen.
[18.] Francesco Lisi and Vigilio Villi (2001), 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2001.tb00967.x. Link to: MIC-1994-4-1 by: Dimitris Kugiumtzis, Bjørn Lillekjendlie and Nils Christophersen.
[19.] Hao Chen, Xiaoli Wang and Xiaolin Li (2019), 10.1016/j.amc.2019.01.041. Link to: MIC-2006-2-3 by: Gunnar A. Staff, Kent-Andre Mardal and Trygve K. Nilssen.
[20.] Keum-Shik Hong and Umer Hameed Shah (2019), 10.1007/978-981-13-5770-1_1. Link to: MIC-2013-4-1 by: Morten K. Bak and Michael R. Hansen.
[21.] Keum-Shik Hong and Umer Hameed Shah (2019), 10.1007/978-981-13-5770-1_1. Link to: MIC-2013-4-2 by: Morten K. Bak and Michael R. Hansen.
[22.] Cristian Cruz and Eduardo Miranda (2019), 10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.01.056. Link to: MIC-1996-3-3 by: David Di Ruscio.
[23.] Hubert B. Keller (1987), 10.1007/978-3-642-73000-9_26. Link to: MIC-1985-3-3 by: Syvert P. Nørsett.
[24.] Hubert B. Keller (1987), 10.1007/978-3-642-73000-9_26. Link to: MIC-1985-3-4 by: Coleman B. Brosilow, Yin-Chang Liu, Jeffrey Cook and John Klatt.
[25.] Charles Curry and Brynjulf Owren (2019), 10.1007/s11075-019-00659-0. Link to: MIC-1997-1-4 by: Arne Marthinsen, Hans Munthe-Kaas and Brynjulf Owren.
[26.] Pål Johan From, Jan Tommy Gravdahl and Kristin Ytterstad Pettersen (2014), 10.1007/978-1-4471-5463-1_3. Link to: MIC-2012-2-2 by: Pål J. From.
[27.] Pål Johan From, Jan Tommy Gravdahl and Kristin Ytterstad Pettersen (2014), 10.1007/978-1-4471-5463-1_3. Link to: MIC-2012-2-3 by: Pål J. From.
[28.] Claudia Sattler, Sandra Uthes and Uwe Heinrich (2009), 10.1007/978-3-540-79470-7_13. Link to: MIC-1994-3-9 by: Lotfi A. Zadeh.
[29.] Shu-Fai Wong and Kwan-Yee Kenneth Wong (2004), 10.1007/978-3-540-28648-6_117. Link to: MIC-1994-4-2 by: Bjørn Lillekjendlie, Dimitris Kugiumtzis and Nils Christophersen.
[30.] Guoqing Xia, Chuang Sun, Bo Zhao and Jingjing Xue (2019), 10.1007/s12555-018-0383-4. Link to: MIC-1980-3-1 by: Jens G. Balchen, Nils A. Jenssen, Eldar Mathisen and Steinar Sælid.


Oct 2018: MIC reaches 3000 DOI Forward Links. The last 1000 took 2 years and 5 months.

May 2016: MIC reaches 2000 DOI Forward Links. The first 1000 took 34 years, the next 1000 took 2.5 years.

July 2015: MIC's new impact factor is now 0.778. The number of papers published in 2014 was 21 compared to 15 in 2013, which partially explains the small decrease in impact factor.

Aug 2014: For the 3rd year in a row MIC's impact factor increases. It is now 0.826.

Dec 2013: New database-driven web-design enabling extended statistics. Article number 500 is published and MIC reaches 1000 DOI Forward Links.

Jan 2012: Follow MIC on your smartphone by using the RSS feed.


July 2011: MIC passes 1000 ISI Web of Science citations.

Mar 2010: MIC is now indexed by DOAJ and has received the Sparc Seal seal for open access journals.

Dec 2009: A MIC group is created at LinkedIn and Twitter.

Oct 2009: MIC is now fully updated in ISI Web of Knowledge.