The FRUCT proceedings offers an Open Access publication, available for free download from FRUCT catalog, Zenodo and DOAJ. The Full papers are submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore (subject to meeting IEEE Xplore’s scope and quality requirements), and indexed by Scopus, Web of Science, ACM, DBLP, RSCI (in VAK list), Google Scholar, etc. The Full papers issue is included into Scimago Journal Rank, AMiner, and CORE. The Work in Progress and Short papers are published in the second issue of each volume. These publications also have an Open Access publication status and available for free download from FRUCT catalog, Zenodo and DOAJ. But indexing of such papers is limited. The process of selection and preparation of the FRUCT proceedings (ISSN 2305-7254) is following the formal requirements for the IEEE journals. The conference is used as the official defense of the paper (similar to the thesis defense).