Springer Lecture Notes Series
The Springer series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) includes its subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI). The series publishes new developments in computer science and information technology research and teaching - quickly, informally, and at a high level.
- Computer Science
- Artificial Intelligence
- Security and Cryptology
- Image Processing, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, and Graphics
The LNCS contains, in 2016, over 8,000 volumes with more than 500 volumes published annually.
LNCS Tutorials comprise textbooks, textbook-like monographs, and lectures given at advanced courses, seminars, schools, etc. The level ranges from advanced undergraduate to postgraduate.
LNCS Hot Topics present new and/or emerging topics, these books introduce areas, motivate the reader and are of graduate to postgraduate level.
Historical archive also available separately for purchase: Springer Lecture Notes in Computers Science Series Archives [URL: to a new page]. This is a one off purchase per institution. For further information please see the dedicated page [URL: to a new page, same as above] and contact INASP.
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