Instructions for 2012

CGC 2012 | Euro-Par 2012 | ECMLS2012 | JTRES2012 | PPHPS2012 | SIRCC2012 | ScienceCloud2012 | HPCC2012 | WETICE2012 | Trustcom2012 | InCoS 2012 | MCH12 | SOINC2012 | NSS2012 | SICSAMCC2012 | HPDIC2012 | HPCS 2012


Instructions for CGC 2012

  • This issue is open by invitation only to high quality papers presented at the International Conference on Cloud and Green Computing (CGC2012), Xiangtan, China, November 1 - 3, 2012.
  • The editors of the special issue are A/Professor Jinjun Chen (http://www.swinflow.org)
  • Invitation for selected papers: December 2012
  • Submission deadline: 30th March 2013 to Please submit initial papers and reviews to the editors. Please submit FINAL paper to Manuscript Central as CGC2012 special issue.
  • First round review results due by 30th June 2013
  • Submission deadline for revised versions of the manuscripts: 30th August 2013
  • Final decision: September 2013.
  • Electronic Publication: four months after all final papers submitted
  • The submitted papers must have at least 30% extension from the conference original papers

Instructions for Euro-Par 2012

  • This issue is by invitation only to selected papers from Euro-Par 2012 on Rhodes Island, Greece, August 27-31, 2012
  • The editors of the special issue are Luc Bouge and Christian Lengauer.
  • Please submit paper to Manuscript Central as Euro-Par 2012 special issue.
  • Wiley has LaTeX templates but no special templates for Word. Either LaTeX or Word accepted, but LaTeX is preferred. Please ignore any Wiley instructions that do not agree with these rules.

Instructions for ECMLS2012

  • This issue is open to papers from Emerging Computational Methods for the Life Sciences Workshop of ACM High Performance and Distributed Computing Conference (HPDC 2012). June 18-22, 2012. Delft, the Netherlands.
  • The editors of the special issue are Judy Qiu, Carole Goble, and Ian Foster.
  • Submission to Manuscript Central as ECMLS2012 special issue by August 15, 2012.
  • Notification of Acceptance/Reviewer comments will be given by October 15, 2012.
  • Final Papers due December 15, 2012.
  • Electronic Publication: four months after all final papers submitted, which is April 1, 2013.
  • There is 20 page length limits (12 point single space inclusive of figures and tables).

Instructions for JTRES2012

  • Special issue of selected papers from Ninth International Workshop on Java Technologies for Real-Time and Embedded Systems JTRES 2012
  • The editors of the special issue are Andy Wellings and M. teresa Higuera-Toledano
  • Please submit paper to Manuscript Central as JTRES2012 special issue by December 30, 2012
  • Notification of Acceptance/Reviewer comments will be given by January 31, 2013
  • Electronic Publication: four months after all final papers submitted
  • Wiley has Latex templates but no special templates for Word; most papers are submitted in Word. Either Latex OR Word accepted.

Instructions for PPHPS2012 Special Issue on Analysis of Performance and Power for Highly Parallel Systems

  • This special issue has an open call and is open to authors that presented at the SIAM Parallel Processing mini-symposia on Analysis and Modeling: Techniques and Tools.
  • The editors of the special issue are Darren Kerbyson, Georg Hager, Abhinav Vishnu, and Gerhard Wellein
  • The submitted papers must be original, not published anywhere else nor under any simultaneous consideration in any other venue.
  • There is a 20 page max length limit (12 point single space, inclusive of figures and tables).
  • Wiley has Latex templates but no special templates for Word. Either Latex or Word will be accepted.
  • Important dates:
    • Please submit your full paper to Manuscript Central as "PPHPS 2012 special issue" by July 30, 2012.
    • Notification of Acceptance and Reviewer comments will be sent by September 16th, 2012.
    • Final papers due by November 11th, 2012.
    • Final Decisions by December 14, 2012.
    • Detailed call is available at http://hpc.pnl.gov/conf/CCPE12-PPHPS

Instructions for Special Issue on Resource Orchestration for Cloud Computing (SIRCC)

  • Call for Paper detail instructions
  • The editors of the special issue are Rajiv Ranjan, Rajkumar Buyya, Surya Nepal, and Dimitrios Georgakopoulos.
  • Please submit a paper to Manuscript Central as SIRCC special issue by October 15, 2012
  • Notification of Acceptance and Reviewer comments will be given by Jan 15, 2013.
  • Final Papers are due March 15, 2013.
  • Accepted papers are expected to appear in 3nd Quarter, 2013.
  • The submitted papers must have at least 30% difference from the conference original papers.
  • There is a 30 page length limit (12 point single space inclusive of figures and tables).
  • Wiley has Latex templates but no special templates for Word; most papers are submitted in Word. Either Latex OR Word accepted.
  • Every submitted paper will receive at least three reviews. The editorial review committee will include well known experts in the area of Service, Cloud, and Autonomic computing.

Instructions for ScienceCloud 2012

  • ScienceCloud2012 is a Special Issue on “Cloud Computing for Data-driven Science and Engineering” with an open call and open to papers at Science Cloud 2012 workshop at HPDC
  • The editors of the special issue are Yogesh Simmhan and Lavanya Ramakrishnan
  • Please submit your full paper to Manuscript Central with the special issue title "ScienceCloud 2012".
  • The submitted papers must be original work relevant to the topics listed in the call for articles. The work must not have been published elsewhere nor be under simultaneous consideration at other venues.
  • There is a 20-25 page max length limit (12 point single space, inclusive of figures and tables). Wiley has LaTeX  templates that can be used by authors. Either LaTeX or Word submissions will be accepted.
  • The papers will be peer reviewed and the notification will include reviewer comments.
  • Important dates:
  • Submission deadline: August 15, 2012
  • Notification of reviews: October 31, 2012
  • Submission deadline for revisions: December 15, 2012
  • Final decision: January 31, 2013
  • Papers are expected to appear online for early view within 4 months of final decision.
  • Detailed call is available at http://ceng.usc.edu/~simmhan/CPE-ScienceCloud2012

Instructions for HPCC2012

  • This special issue is by invitation only to selected papers on topics related to High Performance Computing and Communications from the 14th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-2012), which will be held in Liverpool, UK, 25-27 June, 2012.
  • The editor of the special issue is Jia Hu.
  • Please submit your full paper to Manuscript Central as HPCC 2012 special issue by July 30, 2012.
  • Notification of Acceptance and Reviewer comments will be sent by September 30th 2012.
  • Revised Camera Ready by 20th December 2012.
  • Final Decisions by January 30, 2013.
  • Accepted papers are expected to appear in the 1st Quarter, 2013 (Tentative).
  • The submitted papers must have at least 30% difference from the conference original papers.
  • The submitted papers must be original, not published anywhere else nor under any simultaneous consideration in any other venue.
  • There is a 25 page max length limit (12 point single space, inclusive of figures and tables).
  • Wiley has Latex templates but no special templates for Word. Most papers are submitted in Word. Either Latex or Word will be accepted.

Instructions for WETICE 2012

  • This issue is open by invitation only to high quality papers presented at the 21st IEEE International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Infrastructures (WETICE-2012), Toulouse, France, June 25 - 27, 2012.
  • The editors of the special issue are Dr. Khalil Drira (http://homepages.laas.fr/khalil)  and Professor Sumitra reddy (http://www.cemr.wvu.edu/faculty/faculty-detail.php?id=58&type=faculty)
  • Invitation for selected papers: July 2012
  • Submission deadline: 30th September 2012 to Manuscript Central as WETICE 2012 special issue
  • First round review results due by 30th November 2012
  • Submission deadline for revised versions of the manuscripts: 30th January 2013
  • Final decision:  may 2013.
  • Electronic Publication: four months after all final papers submitted
  • The submitted papers must have at least 40% difference from the conference original papers.

Instructions for Trustcom2012

  • This special issue is by invitation only to selected papers on topics related to Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications from the 2011 11th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom-2012), which will be  held in Liverpool, UK, 25-27 June, 2012.
  • The editors of the special issue are Ahmed Al-DubaiFelix Gomez Marmol, Indrajit Ray and Zheng Yan
  • Please submit your full paper to Manuscript Central as TrustCom 2012 special issue by July 30, 2012.
  • Notification of Acceptance and Reviewer comments will be sent by September 30th 2012.
  • Revised Camera Ready by 20th December 2012
  • Final Decisions by January 30, 2013.
  • Accepted papers are expected to appear in the 1st Quarter, 2013 (Tentative).
  • The submitted papers must have at least 30% difference from the conference original papers.
  • The submitted papers must be original, not published anywhere else nor under any simultaneous consideration in any other venue.
  • There is a 25 page max length limit (12 point single space, inclusive of figures and tables).
  • Wiley has Latex templates but no special templates for Word. Most papers are submitted in Word. Either Latex or Word will be accepted.

Instructions for InCoS 2012

  • This issue is open by invitation only to high quality papers presented at the Fourth International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS-2012), Bucharest, Romania, September 19 - 21, 2012.
  • The editors of the special issue are Professor Fatos Xhafa (http://www.lsi.upc.edu/~fatos/)  and Professor Leonard Barolli (http://www.fit.ac.jp/~barolli/)
  • Invitation for selected papers: November 2012
  • Submission deadline: 30th January 2013 to Manuscript Central as InCoS 2012 special issue
  • First round review results due by 15th March 2013
  • Submission deadline for revised versions of the manuscripts: 1st May 2013
  • Final decision:  June 2013.
  • Electronic Publication: four months after all final papers submitted
  • The submitted papers must have at least 40% difference from the conference original papers.

Instructions for MCH12

  • MCH12 is a Special Issue on "Multicore Cache Hierarchies: Design and Programmability Issues".
  • This issue is open including best papers presented at the Int. Workshop on Multicore Cache Hierarchies: Design and Programmability Issues (WMCH12) associated to ISPA 2012, to be held in Madrid, Spain, in 10-13 July 2012
  • The editors of the special issue are Oscar Plata and Ramón Doallo.
  • Submission of papers to Manuscript Central as MCH12 special issue by November 2, 2012
  • Notification of Acceptance/Reviewer comments will be given by January 18, 2013
  • Final Papers due March 29, 2013 
  • Electronic Publication: four months after all final papers submitted
  • There is a 14-16 page length limit (12 point single space inclusive of figures and tables)
  • Wiley has Latex templates but no special templates for Word. Most papers are submitted in Word. Either Latex or Word will be accepted

Instructions for SOINC2012

  • SOINC2012 is a Special Issue on “Scalable Optimization in Grid, Cloud and Intelligent Network Computing” with an open Call
  • The editors of the special issue are Joanna KolodziejSamee Ullah KhanErol Gelenbe and El-Ghazali Talbi.
  • Please submit paper to Manuscript Central as SOINC2012 special issue by June 15, 2012
  • Notification of Acceptance/Reviewer comments will be given by July 20, 2012
  • Final Papers due September 26, 2012 Electronic Publication: four months after all final papers submitted
  • There is a 18-20 page length limit (12 point single space inclusive of figures and tables)
  • Wiley has Latex templates but no special templates for Word. Most papers are submitted in Word. Either Latex or Word will be accepted

Instructions for NSS2012

  • This issue is open by invitation to high quality papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS 2012), Wu Yi Shan, Fujian, China, November 21-23, 2012.
  • The editors of the special issue are Professor Li Xu, Professor Elisa Bertino and Professor Yi Mu, contact e-mail
  • Submission deadline: December 30, 2012 to Manuscript Central as NSS 2012 Special Issue
  • First round review: March 30, 2013
  • Submission deadline for revised versions of the manuscripts: April 30, 2013
  • Final decision:  May 30, 2013
  • Electronic Publication: four months after all final papers submitted
  • The submitted papers must have at least 30% difference from the conference original papers.
  • There is a 25 page max length limit (12 point single space, inclusive of figures and tables).
  • Wiley has Latex templates but no special templates for Word. Either Latex or Word will be accepted.

Instructions for SICSA MULTICORE CHALLENGE

  • SICSAMCC2012 SICSA MULTICORE CHALLENGE Programming Language Support for Multicore Parallelism Special Issue of Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience is open to papers discussing the SICSA Multicore Challenge problems
  • The editors of the special issue are Hans-Wolfgang Loidl and Jeremy Singer
  • Papers will be refereed by members of the reviewing panel given at Call
  • Please submit your full paper to Manuscript Central as "SICSA Multicore Challenge 2012 special issue".
  • The submitted papers must be original work describing implementations of one or both SICSA Multicore Challenge problems. The work must not be published anywhere else nor under any simultaneous consideration in any other venue.
  • There is a 30 page max length limit (12 point single space, inclusive of figures and tables). The notification will include reviewer comments from 3 expert referees in the area.
  • Wiley has Latex templates and we anticipate that most authors will make use of these. Either Latex or Word will be accepted.
  • Important dates: Submission of full papers: February 6, 2012
  • Notification of acceptance: March 30, 2012.
  • Revised Camera-ready Papers: May 11, 2012.
  • Final Decisions: June 8, 2012.
  • Papers are expected to appear within 4 months of final acceptance.
  • See detailed call

Instructions for HPDIC2012

  • This issue is by invitation only to papers with high quality presented at The 2012 International Workshop on High Performance Data Intensive Computing (HPDIC2012) that will be held in conjunction with the IEEE IPDPS 2012 conference, Shanghai, China
  • The editors of the special issue are Yunquan Zhang, Zhe Ma and Ji-Lin Zhang
  • Invitation for selected papers: February 10, 2012
  • Submission deadline: March 10, 2012 to Manuscript Central as HPDIC2012 special issue
  • Reviews due: April 10, 2012
  • Submission deadline for revisions: May 1, 2012
  • Final decision: May 15, 2012.
  • Electronic Publication: four months after all final papers submitted
  • The submitted papers must have at least 25% difference from the conference original papers.

Instructions for HPCS 2012

  • This special issue is by invitation only to selected papers on topics related to high performance computing and simulation from the 2012 International Conference on High Performance Computing and Simulation (HPCS 2012), which was held in Madrid, Spain, July 2 – July 6, 2012.  
  • The editors of the special issue are Sébastien Limet, Luca Spalazzi, and Waleed W. Smari. 
  • Please submit your full paper to Manuscript Central as HPCS 2012 special issue by March 21, 2013.  
  • Notification of Acceptance and Reviewer comments will be sent by May 10, 2013.  
  • Revised Papers are due  June 1, 2013.  
  • Final Decisions and Camera-ready date by August 15, 2013.  
  • Accepted papers are expected to appear in the 4th Quarter, 2013 (Tentative). 
  • The submitted papers must have at least 30% difference from the conference original papers.  
  • The submitted papers must be original, not published anywhere else nor under any simultaneous consideration in any other venue.  
  • There is a 25 page max length limit (12 point single space, inclusive of figures and tables). 
  • Wiley has Latex templates but no special templates for Word.  Most papers are submitted in Word.  Either Latex or Word will be accepted.