International Journal of Social Computing and Cyber-Physical Systems

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Editor in Chief: Dr. Vijendra Singh
ISSN online: 2040-073X
ISSN print: 2040-0721
4 issues per year
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Social computing and cyber-physical systems can be broadly defined as computational facilitation of social systems and the integration of computation with physical processes. The tight combination and coordination between systems' computational, physical, and social elements make it different from other forms of systems. Social computing and cyber-physical systems have recently become a central theme across a number of information and communication fields and attracted significant interest of researchers from computer science, computer engineering, electronic engineering, etc.


 Topics covered include

  • Cyber-physical system architectures and infrastructures
  • Cyber-physical system integration and coordination
  • Cyber-physical system design methodology and tools
  • Cyber-physical system engineering and component developments
  • Social computing theories, system design and architectures
  • Social network analysis/mining, behaviour modelling, semantic web
  • Social computing in cyber-physical systems
  • Integration of computing/physical/social components
  • Security, privacy, trust, risk
  • Novel applications, e.g.
    • collaborative filtering, bookmaking, tagging, multi-agent systems
    • sensor-based systems, autonomous automotive systems avionics,
    • medical monitoring, process control systems, distributed robotics
    • environmental science, etc.

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IJSCCPS aims to establish an international forum for researchers and practitioners to publish scholarly articles and report various social computing and cyber-physical systems related issues.


The intended audience will include various academia, public and private sector members who are interested in and will benefit from social computing and cyber physical systems.


IJSCCPS publishes original papers, short papers, and review papers. Special Issues devoted to important topics in social computing and cyber-physical systems will occasionally be published.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Singh, Vijendra, NorthCap University, India

Associate Editors

  • De Vreede, Gert-Jan, University of South Florida, USA
  • Katsikas, Sokratis K., Norwegian University of Science & Technology (NTNU), Norway
  • Rajkumar, Rajasekaran, Vellore Institute of Technology, India

Editorial Board Members

  • Ahmadieh, Mojtaba, Semnan University, Iran
  • Bingul, Zafer, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Ivascu, Larisa, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
  • Janga, Prudhvi,, Inc., USA
  • Koutsoukos, Xenofon, Vanderbilt University, USA
  • McMillin, Bruce, University of Missouri-Rolla, USA
  • Mehmood, Amjad, Kohat University of Science and Technology, Pakistan
  • Singh, Vrijendra, Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad, India
  • Sokolsky, Oleg, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Son, Sang Hyuk, University of Virginia, USA
  • Song, Houbing, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
  • Subban, Ravi, Pondicherry University, India


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