Calls for papers


International Journal of Image Mining
International Journal of Image Mining


Special Issue on: "Innovative Mobile Technology"

Guest Editors:
Prof. V. Vijayakumar, Prof. V. Neelanarayanan and Prof. P. Nithyanandam, VIT University, Chennai, India
Prof. Guillaume Blin, Bordeaux University, France

This special issue aims to address mobile computing, and will mainly target mobile developers, professionals, industrial experts, students and professors. Mobile computing is currently one of the most cutting edge technologies. A person without a mobile device is unimaginable today.

The major challenges in the area of mobile computing relate to its operability in wireless mediums. This special issue will serve as a highly selective, premier international forum addressing networks, systems, algorithms and applications that support mobile computers and wireless networks.

The issue will carry revised and substantially extended versions of selected papers presented at the 3rd International Symposium on Big Data and Cloud Computing Challenges (ISBCC 2016), but we also strongly encourage researchers unable to participate in the conference to submit articles for this call.

Subject Coverage
Suitable topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Mobile internet and broadband networks
  • Mobile VAS, mobile Commerce and OTT content services
  • Mobile data security
  • Migration, integration and convergence towards 5G Wi-Fi, LTE, 3GPP, heterogeneous networks
  • Personal wireless communications beyond 5G
  • Mobile/ad hoc wireless networks, mobicast, sensor placement, target tracking
  • MAC for mobile ad hoc networks
  • MAC in 4G and future mobile networks
  • Multiple access techniques
  • Wireless broadcasting, multicasting, geo-casting, streaming and routing
  • Wireless network security and privacy
  • Cognitive radio applications and algorithms for 5G mobile networks
  • Green computing in networking and mobile computing and clouds
  • Mobile big data computing models
  • Mobile cloud security architectures, security policy enforcement, service models (e.g. BYOD, secure offloading, access control, trust platform, and e-commerce models, etc.)
  • Mobile big data computing models
  • Mobile cloud infrastructure and service models
  • Enabling technologies
  • Hybrid versus native applications
  • Application and system security
  • The mobile role in the context of the Internet of Things
  • Mobile apps connected to wearable devices
  • Innovative mobile, mobile sensing, and mobile crowd sourcing apps
  • Tools for building and measuring mobile systems
  • Innovative wearable or mobile devices
  • Data management for mobile applications
  • Infrastructure support for node mobility
  • Operating systems for mobile devices
  • Support for mobile social networking and mobile web
  • Security and privacy in mobile systems
  • Systems for location and context sensing and awareness
  • Mobile computing support for pervasive computing
  • Cyber foraging and resource discovery for mobile systems
  • Algorithms and modelling for tracking and locating mobile users
  • OS and middleware support for mobile computing and networking
  • Architectures, protocols and algorithms to cope with mobile and wireless networks
  • Resource management in mobile, wireless and ad-hoc networks
  • Cryptography, security and privacy of mobile and wireless networks
  • Data management in mobile and wireless computing
  • Distributed algorithms of mobile computing
  • Service creation and management environments for mobile/wireless systems
  • Energy-saving protocols for ad hoc and sensor networks
  • Synchronisation and scheduling issues in mobile and ad hoc networks
  • Information access in wireless networks
  • Wireless and mobile issues related to OS
  • Mobile ad hoc and sensor networks
  • Wireless multimedia systems
  • Mobile applications, location-dependent and sensitive 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 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: 12 June, 2016

Notification to authors: 25 July, 2016

Final versions due by: 1 August, 2016