Calls for papers


International Journal of Information and Communication Technology
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology


Special Issue on: "Advances in Information and Communication Security"

Guest Editors:
Prof. Fatos Xhafa, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
Prof. Xiaofeng Chen, Xidian University, China

Information and communication technologies which enable users to access, store, transmit and manipulate information are used everywhere. Information and communication security covers some of the latest advances in fundamentals, cryptography, intrusion detection, access control, networking, software, etc.

Information and communication security provides integrity, authentication, confidentiality and non-repudiation for network computing and cloud computing, and increased intranet and internet security. Research on it will promote the security of both providers and users. For this purpose, this special issue will report on the security of information and communication in the areas listed below.

Subject Coverage
Suitable topics include but are not limited to:

  • Channel coding
  • Coding theory and practice
  • Communication theory
  • Complexity and computation theory
  • Cryptography and security
  • Compression and source coding
  • Emerging applications of information theory
  • Information theory and statistics
  • Network coding
  • Network communication theory
  • Multi-terminal information theory
  • Quantum information theory
  • Shannon theory
  • Signal processing

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.

All papers must be submitted online. To submit a paper, please read our Submitting articles page.

Important Dates

Manuscripts due by: 15 October, 2013

Notification to authors: 15 November, 2013

Final versions due by: 15 December, 2013