Calls for papers


International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems
International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems


Special Issue on: "Emerging Trends, Applications and Services in Communication Networks"

Guest Editors:
Dr. N. Ch. Sriman Narayana Iyengar, Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology, India
Dr. Kun Ma, University of Jinan, China
Dr. V. Sarasvathi and Dr. Snehanshu Saha, PESIT Bangalore South Campus, India

The paradigm shift from the information era towards the intelligence era bucks the present trend. In the fast-emerging intelligence era, devices are people-aware, connect humans with technology through embedded intelligence and make informed decisions. The emerging trends give impetus to rapidly growing innovative methods in wireless technologies, 5G wireless communication, mobile computing, big data, cloud computing and green networking. These technologies facilitate instant access and data transfer and offer different services to users to improve quality of life through minimized complexity by integrating multiple technologies.

Communication networks provide many services such as healthcare, marketing, emerging services and applications. This special issue will focus on innovative technologies, applications and services in the context of communication networks, and will also showcase state-of-art research findings in this emerging field.

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

  • Wireless technologies
  • 5G wireless communication
  • Green networking
  • Internet of Things
  • Mobile computing
  • Big data
  • Cloud computing
  • Optical communications
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Network architecture, protocol design and algorithms
  • Video transmission protocol
  • Mobile traffic analytics
  • Vehicular networks
  • Cyber security
  • Parallel computing

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.

If you have any queries concerning this special issue, please email Dr. N. Ch. Sriman Narayana Iyengar at

Important Dates

Manuscripts due by: 16 April, 2017