Call for Papers

Special Issue on : "Network Technologies, Applications and Systems"

Guest Editors:

Ghazi Al Sukkar,
University of Jordan,

Houbing Song,
West Virginia University,

Carlos Tavares Calafate,
Technical University of Valencia (UPV),

Theme and Scope

Wireless and optical communications are key elements for supporting both current and future applications and services. In this context, developing solutions that are easily manageable and that provide an adequate level of security is a basic requirement for the success of any new service. In addition, the development of web-based applications and services, including online learning platforms, are good examples of solutions that can impulse the development of new technologies and architectures, and where a great future can be envisioned.

This special issue is intended to cover contributions in both the design and analysis in the field of wireless and optical networking, network security and management, web computing, and online education. The special issue will additionally select high quality papers from the 2nd International Conference on Communications and Computer Networks (MIC-Networks 2015), to be held in Amman, Jordan, February 2015.

Topics of interest

Authors are solicited to contribute to this Special Issue by submitting articles that illustrate research results, projects, surveying works and industrial experiences that describe significant advances in the following areas, but are not limited to:

  • Network Protocols and Architecture
  • 4th and 5th Generation Cellular Networks
  • Optical Networks
  • Routing, Switching and Addressing Techniques
  • Next Generation Internet
  • Next Generation Web Architectures
  • Network Operations & Management
  • Adhoc and Sensor Networks
  • Internet and Web applications
  • Heterogeneous Wireless Networks
  • Measurement & Performance Analysis
  • Peer to Peer and overlay networks
  • Wireless LAN
  • QoS and Resource Management
  • Mobile Based Applications
  • Network Security
  • Mobile and Broadband Wireless Internet
  • Online Learning and Education

Notes for prospective authors

Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously or be under consideration for publication while being evaluated for this Issue. Manuscripts should be written in English and strictly follow the guideline of the Journal IJCNC. The extended version of the selected papers from "MIC-Networks 2015" could be submitted to this special issue. The revised version must have at least 40% difference from the conference paper. The manuscripts should be submitted to one of the guest editors by May 10, 2015 through email

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline : May 10, 2015
  • Notification                   : July 15, 2015
  • Final manuscript due : July 30, 2015

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