Call for papers


Int. J. of Sensor Networks


Special Issue on: "Awareness in Sensor Networks"


Guest Editors:
Prof. Yi Pan, Georgia State University, USA
Prof. Song Guo and Prof. Qiangfu Zhao, The University of Aizu, Japan


The goal of this special issue is to provide an opportunity for researchers, engineers and scientists to publish their latest results related to awareness in sensor networks. Awareness is the ability to be conscious of, feel or perceive, and implies vigilance in observing, or alertness in drawing inferences from what one experiences (Merriam-Webster).


The ultimate goal of aware computing is to create different devices, systems and/or networks that are able to be aware.


Subject Coverage


Suitable topics include but are not limited to:

  • Context/situation awareness
  • Location/position awareness
  • Intention/preference awareness
  • Energy/power awareness
  • Danger/risk/fault/trouble awareness
  • Safety/security/tampering awareness
  • User/behaviour awareness


Notes for Prospective Authors


Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper was not originally copyrighted and if it has been completely re-written).


All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page.


Important Dates


Deadline for submission: 15 February, 2012


Acceptance/rejection notification: 15 May, 2012


Revised manuscript due: 15 July, 2012


Editors and Notes


All papers must be submitted online. To submit a paper, please read our information on preparing and submitting articles. If you experience any problems submitting your paper online, please contact, describing the exact problem you experience. (Please include in your email the title of the Special Issue, the title of the Journal and the names of the Guest Editors)


Please contact Prof. Song Guo ( with any queries concerning this special issue.