Call for papers


Int. J. of Computer Applications in Technology


Special Issue on: "Advances in Networking and Signal Processing for Social Security"


Guest Editors:
Prof. Manmath Narayan Sahoo and Sambit Bakshi, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India


Recent developments of computer networking and signal processing technologies have wide applications on human society that makes life simple. One of the most important applications of these technologies is to extend comfort and secure human society. This special issue is dedicated to articles exploring the recent challenges and advances in networking and signal processing that aim to secure human society through improving banking services, vehicular network applications, mobile networking, surveillance systems, human recognition systems, optical character recognition, global positioning systems, recommender systems, social networks, and all related field of research.


The special issue welcomes original research articles, case studies and review analysis articles in the aforementioned domains from researchers, academicians, and practitioners worldwide.


Subject Coverage


The subject coverage of this special issue includes, but is not limited to, topics that address:

  • Network performance analysis
  • Social network management
  • Trust management in social networks
  • Identity management in networks
  • Cognitive network access
  • Web mining
  • Fault diagnosis and fault tolerant systems
  • Grid, cluster and internet computing
  • Recommender systems on networks
  • Global positioning systems
  • Vehicular ad-hoc networks
  • Camera network calibration
  • Image and video transmission and coding
  • Image cryptography and steganography
  • Biometric security
  • Image storage, restoration and registration
  • Optical character recognition
  • Satellite image analysis for agriculture
  • Micrograph image processing
  • Large data indexing
  • Feature extraction and pattern recognition
  • Human gesture recognition through images and videos
  • Pattern classification
  • Visual surveillance through single and multiple cameras
  • Object recognition in videos
  • Forensic identification


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 has been completely re-written and if appropriate written permissions have been obtained from any copyright holders of the original paper).


All papers are refereed through a peer review process.


Please read our information on preparing and submitting articles.


Authors should submit their manuscript in the form of a PDF along with MS Word or LaTeX source files attached to an email, specifying the name of the special issue and the journal in the Subject field to the following:


Sambit Bakshi
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
National Institute of Technology Rourkela
Odisha - 769008


Important Dates


Paper submission: 10th September, 2013


Notification of first revision/acceptance: 20th October, 2013


Submission of revised versions: 10th November, 2013


Final notification of acceptance/rejection: 1st December, 2013