International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Yuh-Shyan Chen
ISSN online: 1743-8233
ISSN print: 1743-8225
12 issues per year
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Impact factor (Clarivate Analytics) 2015: 0.489 (5-Year Impact Factor: 0.493)
[130/143 in Computer Science, Information Systems, Q4]
[71/82 in Telecommunications , Q4]


IJAHUC publishes papers that address networking or computing problems in the context of mobile and wireless ad hoc networks, wireless sensor networks, ad hoc computing systems, and ubiquitous computing systems.


 Topics covered include

  • Hardware and architecture
  • Algorithm and protocol designs
  • Quality of service
  • Power-aware and energy-efficient designs
  • Middleware service
  • Physical interaction and human experience
  • Service, application, and system
  • Simulation, modelling, and analysis
  • Security, privacy, and trust
  • Emerging technologies


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Ad Hoc Computing

  • Addressing and location management
  • Architectures, protocols, and algorithms
  • Data management issues
  • Distributed technology
  • Network design and planning
  • Power-aware and energy-efficient designs
  • Quality of service
  • Resource allocation
  • Security and privacy
  • Self-configuring and self-healing schemes
  • Services and applications
  • Traffic analysis and control
  • Mobile ad hoc networking
  • Wireless sensor network
  • Mobile ad hoc learning

Ubiquitous Computing

  • System support infrastructures and services
  • Middleware services and agent technologies
  • Architectural structure, design decisions and philosophies
  • Interoperability and wide scale deployment
  • Context and location awareness, context based and implicit computing
  • User interfaces and interaction models
  • Software infrastructures
  • Service discovery mechanisms and protocols
  • Intelligent devices and environments
  • Wireless/mobile service management and delivery
  • Wearable computers and technologies
  • Personalised applications



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The IJAHUC publishes state-of-the-art international research in all areas of ad hoc and ubiquitous computing topics. The missions of IJAHUC are to improve international research on new and valuable ad hoc and ubiquitous computing technology by publishing high-quality articles, and to expose the reader to various methodologies and types of articles.

  • Professors and graduate students in telecommunication, computer science, and electrical engineering
  • Ad hoc and ubiquitous computing technology researchers, engineers and managers
  • General participants in ad hoc and ubiquitous computing technology


The IJAHUC serves as a medium to report, exchange and discuss work-in-progress, experience, case studies, trend-setting ideas on ad hoc and ubiquitous computing as well as potential future directions and issues. In addition, theoretical contributions (such as new techniques, concepts, and analyses) and practical contributions (such as system experiments, prototypes, and new applications) are included.



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Honorary Editor

  • Chao, Han-Chieh, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

Editor in Chief

  • Chen, Yuh-Shyan, National Taipei University, Taiwan

    Advisory Board

    • Agrawal, Dharma, University of Cincinnati, USA
    • Barolli, Leonard, Fukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT), Japan
    • Guizani, Mohsen, University of Idaho, USA
    • King, Chung-Ta, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
    • Lai, Ten-Hwang, Ohio State University, USA
    • Sheu, Jang-Ping, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
    • Tseng, Yu-Chee, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
    • Wu, Jie, Temple University, USA
    • Zeadally, Sherali, University of Kentucky, USA

    Editorial Board Members

    • Almaliky, Eng Sattar, University of Babylon, Iraq
    • Aly, Sherif G., American University in Cairo, Egypt
    • Ammari, Habib M., Norfolk State University, USA
    • Araujo, Regina Borges de, Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil
    • Boloni, Ladislau, University of Central Florida, USA
    • Cao, Xianghui, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
    • Chang, Chih-Yung, Tamkang University, Taiwan
    • Chen, Jian-Jia, Technische Universitt Dortmund, Germany
    • Chen, Tzung-Shi, National University of Tainan, Taiwan
    • Cherkaoui, Soumaya, Universit de Sherbrooke, Canada
    • Chou, Chun Tung, University of New South Wales, Australia
    • Dustdar, Schahram, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
    • Exposito, Ernesto, CNRS - University of Toulouse, France
    • Fan, Pingyi, Tsinghua University, China
    • García Villalba, Luis Javier, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Spain
    • Gu, Tao, RMIT University, Australia
    • Han, Guangjie, Hohai University, China
    • Han, Yunghsiang Sam, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
    • Huang, Qingfeng, C8 MediSensors Inc., USA
    • Huang, Yueh-Min, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
    • Ikeda, Makoto, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
    • Jin, Jesse, University of Newcastle, Australia
    • Juang, Tong-Ying, National Taipei University, Taiwan
    • Kanhere, Salil, University of New South Wales, Australia
    • Lee, Wang-Chien, Pennsylvania State University, USA
    • Li, Jiang, Howard University, USA
    • Lloret Mauri, Jaime, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
    • Marathe, Madhav, Virginia Tech, USA
    • Morikawa, Hiroyuki, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    • Naït-Abdesselam, Farid, University of Paris Descartes, France
    • Nasipuri, Asis, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
    • Niu, Jian-Wei, Beihang University, China
    • Park, Jong Hyuk, Seoul National University of Science and Technology (SeoulTech), Republic of Korea
    • Seah, Winston, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
    • Sekercioglu, Y. Ahmet, Monash University, Australia
    • Shen, Chien-Chung, University of Delaware, USA
    • Song, Min, Michigan Technological University, USA
    • Stoleru, Radu, Texas A&M University, USA
    • Sun, Min-Te, National Central University, Taiwan
    • Taniar, David, Monash University, Australia
    • Turgut, Damla, University of Central Florida, USA
    • Ullah, Sana, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal
    • Vasilakos, Athanasios, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden
    • Vidács, Attila, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
    • Wang, Yunsheng, Kettering University, USA
    • Wang, Yu, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
    • Wu, Fang-Jing, NEC Laboratories Europe, Germany
    • Wu, Hongyi, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA
    • You, Ilsun, Soonchunhyang University, Republic of Korea
    • Younis, Mohamed Farag, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
    • Zhang, Ying, Palo Alto Research Center, USA
    • Zhong, Zhangdui, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
    • Zhou, Liang, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China


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