International Journal of Mobile Network Design and Innovation

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Editor: Dr. Michael R. Bartolacci
ISSN online: 1744-2850
ISSN print: 1744-2869
4 issues per year
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IJMNDI addresses state-of-the-art computerisation for the deployment and operation of current and future wireless networks. Intelligent and automatic computer software has become the critical factor for obtaining high performance network solutions that meet the objectives of both the network subscriber and operator. Characteristically, high performance, innovative techniques are required to address computationally-intensive radio engineering planning problems while providing optimised solutions and knowledge which will enhance the deployment and operation of expensive wireless resources. This requires contributions from several disciplines.

 



 Topics covered include

  • Wide Area Planning Problems, e.g.:
    • Cellular planning for GSM, UMTS, WCDMA, cmda2000, BFWA, PMR, wifi, 802.11
    • Transmission infrastructure, site location, channel assignment/modelling
    • Frequency hop set design, international spectrum management, netted radar placement
    • Spectrum licensing, auctions/trading, subscriber service pricing, revenue generation
    • Application of codes, radio resource management/allocation
    • Bluetooth scatternet formation, point to point link topology, propagation modelling, ray tracing
    • Key performance indicators, surrogates,QoS measurement
    • Traffic modelling, subscriber location issues, billing, routing
  • Software Engineering Aspects, including:
    • Effective source code design, software system design, requirements analysis
    • Fast data structures, object oriented design, HCI, user interface development
    • High performance computing, parallel processing
    • Geographical information/graphics/visualisation/simulation environments, tool kits
    • Automation/intelligence methodologies

 

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Wide Area Planning Problems

  • Cellular planning for GSM, UMTS, WCDMA, cmda2000, BFWA, PMR, wifi and 802.11
  • Transmission infrastructure and site location
  • Channel assignment and modelling
  • Frequency hop set design
  • International spectrum management
  • Netted radar placement
  • Spectrum licensing and auctions
  • Spectrum trading
  • Subscriber service pricing policy
  • Application of codes
  • Revenue generation
  • Radio resource management and allocation
  • Bluetooth scatternet formation
  • Point to point link topology, propagation modelling and ray tracing
  • Key performance indicators, surrogates and quality of service measurement
  • Traffic modelling
  • Subscriber location issues
  • Billing
  • Routing

Software Engineering Aspects

  • Effective source code design
  • Software system design
  • Requirements analysis
  • Fast data structures
  • Object oriented design methodologies
  • Human-computer interaction
  • User interface development
  • High performance computing
  • Parallel processing
  • Geographical information
  • Graphics
  • Visualisation, simulation environments and tool kits

Methodologies for Automation and Intelligence

  • Heuristics and meta-heuristic algorithm design and application
  • Genetic algorithms
  • Tabu search
  • Simulated annealing
  • Neighbourhood searching
  • Constraint programming
  • Mathematical modelling and mathematical programming formulations
  • Randomisation
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Neural networks
  • Agents
  • Ambient intelligence
  • Emergent approaches
  • Expert systems

 

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Objectives

IJMNDI's objective is to found, develop and promote a cutting edge arena for the emergent field of intelligent computerised wireless network design and management. The role and contribution of this research will influence economic, operational and policy issues. It aims to expand the frontiers of fundamental computational techniques and enhance prospects for effective high performance software solutions. IJMNDI seeks to foster international exchange of ideas and experiences among researchers, educators and professionals in the field, on a global scale. It also serves as a venue for articles evaluating the state of the art of computer applications in this area.


Readership

IJMNDI will be targeted toward professionals, researchers and educators in the interdisciplinary fields contributing to the development of methodologies and software systems for obtaining high performance wireless networks.


Contents

IJMNDI seeks to publish original and review papers, full length and short papers, reports on software systems and their applications, case studies concerning network design, conference reports and news. Special issues on high profile hot-topics are requested. Contributions will be by open submission, coordinated via a conference or by invitation. IJMNDI seeks to achieve rapid publication times, particularly for short papers.


 

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Editor

  • Bartolacci, Michael R., The Pennsylvania State University - Berks, USA
    (mrb24@psu.edu)

    Associate Editor (Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks)

    • Stewart, Robert, Athlone Institute of Technology, Ireland

    Associate Editor (Emerging Wireless/Mobile Network Technologies and Standards)

    • Mihovska, Albena D., Aalborg University, Denmark

    Associate Editor (Mobile/Wireless Network Security)

    • Mattord, Herbert J., Kennesaw State University, USA

    Associate Editor (Mobile/Wireless Telecommunications Business Modelling/Analysis)

    • Passerini, Katia, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA

    Associate Editor (Wireless Signal Processing and Traffic Engineering)

    • Benedetto, Francesco, University of Roma Tre, Italy

    Editorial Board Members

    • Allen, Stuart, Cardiff University, UK
    • Gavish, Bezalel, Southern Methodist University, USA
    • Guardiola, Ivan, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
    • Hurley, Steve, Cardiff University, UK
    • Konak, Abdullah, Penn State University - Berks, USA
    • Mannino, Carlo, SINTEF ICT, Norway
    • Matis, Timothy, Texas Tech University, USA
    • Olinick, Eli, Southern Methodist University, USA
    • Powell, Steven, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA
    • Whitaker, Roger, Cardiff University, UK

     

    A few essentials for publishing in this journal

     

    • Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
    • Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written (taken to mean more than 50%) and the author has cleared any necessary permissions with the copyright owner if it has been previously copyrighted.
    • All our articles are refereed through a double-blind process.
    • All authors must declare they have read and agreed to the content of the submitted article. A full statement of our Ethical Guidelines for Authors (PDF) is available.

     

    Submission process

     

    All articles for this journal must be submitted using our online submissions system.

    Read our Submitting articles page.