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International Journal of Sensor Networks
International Journal of Sensor Networks


Special Issue on: "Technologies, Architectures and Applications for Green Wireless Sensor Networks"

Guest Editors:
Prof. Chih-Cheng Tseng, National Ilan University, Taiwan
Prof. Sungyoung Lee, Kyung Hee University, Korea
Prof. Neeli Rashmi Prasad, Aalborg University, Denmark
Dr. Michal Wódczak, Telcordia Poland Sp. z o.o., Poland

Recently, due to the limited natural resources, the concept “green” has been widely used in solutions to solve problems of global energy shortage, abnormal weather and environmental pollution. In the meantime, wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have also been regarded as one of the feasible solutions to sense or monitor if our planet is back to “green” after certain green technologies have been employed. However, one of the prerequisites for WSNs to play this important role is that the WSN itself has to be green. Thus, novel technologies, architectures and applications are required to design a green WSN (GWSN).

In view of this, this special issue aims to foster start-of-the-art research and expects to bring those leading researchers and developers together to present novel technologies, architectures and applications to solve the various problems and challenges in designing a GWSN.

Subject Coverage
We encourage the submission of innovative and mature results in designing, analysing and developing technologies for GWSNs. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following topics:
  • Power-efficiency and bandwidth efficiency
  • Power harvesting
  • Self-organisation and clustering algorithms
  • PHY, MAC and routing issues
  • Cross-layer design paradigm
  • Topology control mechanisms
  • Location management and mobility management
  • Coverage optimisation, connectivity and transmission range assignment
  • Security, fault-tolerant and reliability
  • QoS design
  • Near field communication (NFC) techniques
  • Cooperation protocols and algorithms
  • Implementation issues and applications

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

Manuscript due: 31 March, 2010 (extended)

Acceptance/rejection notification: 15 May, 2010

Final manuscript due: 30 June, 2010