Instructions for 2013

JTRES2013 | PPAM 2013 | Euro-Par 2013 | HPCS2013 | XSEDE13 | SGW-2013 | IDCS2013 | MSN2013 | TrustCom2013 | ICPE2013 | SKG2013 | CGC2013 | CCS2013 | EE-LSDS 2013 | MobileCloud2013 | PPME2013 | IOT2013 | COMPBIO2013 | GPUComp+HeterPar2013 |


Instructions for JTRES2013

  • Special issue of selected papers from Tenth International Workshop on Java Technologies for Real-Time and Embedded Systems JTRES 2013
  • The editors of the special issue are Kelvin Nilsen and Fridtjof Siebert
  • Please submit paper to Manuscript Central as JTRES2013 special issue by February 28, 2014
  • Notification of Acceptance/Reviewer comments will be given by June 30, 2014
  • 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 PPAM 2013

  • This issue is by invitation only to selected papers presented at the PPAM 2013 conference held September 8-11, 2013 in Warsaw, Poland.
  • The editors of the special issue are Roman Wyrzykowski and Marek Tudruj.
  • The submitted papers must have at least 30% new material beyond the conference original papers or any other previously published work.
  • Only Latex will be accepted (Wiley template).
  • There is a 20 page max length limit (12 point single space, inclusive of figures and tables).
  • Important dates are as follows:
    • Invitation for selected papers: 6th December 2013
    • Please submit your full paper to  Manuscript Central as PPAM 2013 special issue by 15th March 2014
    • Reviews due: 30 June 2014
    • Final version of the paper: 30th September 2014

Instructions for Euro-Par 2013

  • This issue is by invitation only to selected papers from Euro-Par 2013 at Aachen, Germany, from August 26-30, 2013.
  • The editors of the special issue are Luc Bouge and Christian Lengauer.
  • Please submit paper to Manuscript Central as Euro-Par 2013 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 HPCS2013 Special Issue

  • This special issue is mainly by invitation to selected papers on topics related to high performance computing and simulation from the 2013 International Conference on High Performance Computing and Simulation (HPCS 2013), which was held in Helsinki, Finland, July 1 – July 5, 2013. Other contributions are also welcomed on case by case basis. see detail description.
  • The editors of the special issue are Giovanni Aloisio, Mohamed Bakhouya, Sandro Fiore, and Waleed W. Smari.
  • Please submit your full paper to Manuscript Central as HPCS 2013 Special Issue by December 20, 2013.
  • First Round Notification of Acceptance and Reviewer comments will be sent by March 03, 2014.
  • Revised Camera-ready Papers for Round 2 are due April 01, 2014.
  • Second Round Notification of Acceptance and Reviewer comments will be sent by June 13, 2014.
  • Revised Camera-ready Papers for Round 3 are due July 7, 2014.
  • Last Round Notification of Acceptance and Reviewer comments will be sent by August 11, 2014.
  • Accepted papers are expected to appear in the 4th Quarter, 2014 (Tentative).
  • The submitted papers must have at least 30% new material beyond the conference original papers or any other previously published work.
  • The submitted papers must be original, not published anywhere else nor under any simultaneous consideration in any other venue.
  • There is about 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.
    (* Dates are subject to change if necessary but will be adhered to as much as possible.)

Instructions for XSEDE13 Special Issue

  • This issue is open for submissions, including extended high-quality papers presented at the XSEDE13 conference held July 22-25, 2013 in San Diego, CA.
  • Call for paper details: TBN, original call is at https://www.xsede.org/web/xsede13/call-for-participation.
  • The editors of this special issue are Amit Majumdar and Nancy Wilkins-Diehr.
  • The submitted papers must have at least 25% difference from the original conference papers.
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as "XSEDE13 Special Issue".
  • Deadline for paper submission: Oct 31 2013
  • Completion of first review: Dec 15 2013
  • Revision due: Jan 19 2014
  • Final decision notification: Feb 3 2014
  • Final manuscript due: Feb 16 2014
  • Publication date: May 16 2014

Instructions for SGW-2013 Special Issue

Instructions for IDCS 2013 Special Issue

  • This issue is open for submissions, including extended high-quality papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Internet and Distributed Computing Systems (IDCS 2013), to be held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China in October 2013.
  • Call for paper details
  • The editors of this special issue are Yang Xiang, Mukaddim Pathan, Guiyi Wei and Giancarlo Fortino.
  • The submitted papers must have at least 30% difference from the original conference papers.
  • There is a 25 page max length limit (12 point single space, inclusive of figures and tables).
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as "IDCS 2013 Special Issue".
  • Deadline for paper submission: November 30, 2013.
  • Completion of first review: February 15, 2014.
  • Revision due: March 15, 2014.
  • Final decision notification: April 15, 2013.
  • Final manuscript due: May 31, 2013.
  • Publication date: Third/Fourth Quarter of 2014.

Instructions for MSN-2013 Special Issue

  • This issue is by invitation only to papers with high quality presented at The 9th International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks (MSN-2013) to be held in Dec 2013 in Dalian, China.
  • The editor of the special issue are Keqiu Li.
  • Invitation for selected papers: Dec 15, 2013
  • Submission deadline: Jan 15, 2014
  • Reviews due: Feb 15, 2014
  • Submission deadline for revisions: March 15, 2014
  • Final decision: April 15, 2014.
  • Electronic Publication: four months after all final papers submitted
  • The submitted papers must have at least 30% difference from the conference original papers.

Instructions for TrustCom 2013 Special Issue

  • This special  issue is arranged for extended versions of the  12th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom 2013), held July 16-18 in Melbourne, Australia.
  • See detailed call
  • There is a 20 page max length limit (12 point single space, inclusive of figures and tables).
  • The submitted papers must contain at least 40% new material compared with the original conference submission.
  • The guest editors for this issue are Yang Xiang, Ivan Stojmenovic, Peter Mueller, and Jun Zhang.
  • Submission deadline: 15th December 2013.
  • Papers must be submitted to Manuscript Central as the “TrustCom 2013 special issue”.
  • First round of review is planned to finish by 31st March 2014.
  • Submission deadline for revised versions of the manuscripts: 31st May 2014.
  • Final decision: 30th June 2014.
  • Electronic publication: later half of 2014.

Instructions for ICPE 2013 Special Issue

  • This special  issue is arranged for extended versions of the top-ranked papers from the International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2013), held April 21-24 in Prague, Czech Republic. Papers have been invited.
  • The guest editors for this issue are J Nelson Amaral and Tony Field.
  • Submission deadline: 24th June 2013.  
  • Invited papers should be sent to the guest editors (NOT to Manuscript Central) for comment first before carrying out normal review.
  • Final papers should be submitted to Manuscript Central as the ICPE 2013 special issue.
  • First round of review is planned to finish by 24th July 2013.
  • Submission deadline for revised versions of the manuscripts: 12th August 2013.
  • Final decision: As yet unspecified.
  • Electronic publication: As yet unspecified
  • The submitted papers must contain at least 25% new material compared with the original conference submission.

Instructions for SKG 2013 Special Issue

  • This special  issue is arranged for extended high-quality papers presented at the International Conference on Semantics, Knowledge and Grids (SKG 2013),  Oct 2-4, 2013, Beijing, China.
  • The guest editor of this special issue is Professor Hai Zhuge.
  • Invitation will be issued during and after the conference.
  • Submission deadline: 30th Jan 2014.  Invited papers should be sent to the guest editor for comment first before carrying out normal review. Final papers should be submitted to Manuscript Central as SKG 2013 special issue papers.
  • First round of review is planned to finish by 30th March 2014.
  • Submission deadline for revised versions of the manuscripts: 30th May 2014
  • Final decision: July 2014.

Instructions for CGC 2013 Special Issue

  • This issue is open by invitation only to high quality papers presented at the International Conference on Cloud and Green Computing (CGC2013), 30 Sept - 2 Oct. 2013.
  • The editors of the special issue are A/Professor Jinjun Chen (http:www.swinflow.org)
  • Invitation for selected papers: December 2013
  • Submission deadline: 30th March 2014 to Please submit initial papers and reviews to the editors. Please submit FINAL paper to Manuscript Central as CGC2013 special issue.
  • First round review results due by 30th June 2014
  • Submission deadline for revised versions of the manuscripts: 30th August 2014
  • Final decision: September 2014.
  • 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 CCS 2013 Special Issue

  • This special issue on Advances on Cloud Services and Cloud Computing will attract papers via an open call. Papers should be related to the topics of the CCPE Journal and should be related to the topics of internet mentioned in the CFP of this journal.
  • The editors of the special issue are Professor Leonard Barolli (Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan), and Professor Makoto Takizawa (Hosei University, Japan).
    • 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.  Only Latex will be accepted.
    • Paper
  • Important dates are as follows:
    • Please submit your full paper to Manuscript Central as CCS 2013 special issue by 15th November 2013
    • First round review results will be provided by 31st December 2013
    • Revised manuscripts will be due for submission at Manuscript Central by 15th February 2014.
    • Final Notification will be provided by 31st March 2014.

Instructions for EE-LSDS 2013 Special Issue

  • This special issue is by invitation only to presenters and attendees of the conference Energy Efficiency in Large Scale Distributed Systems (EE-LSDS 2013), to be held in Vienna, Austria, April 22-24th, 2013. Papers should be related to the topics of the CCPE Journal.
  • The editors of the special issue are Jean-Marc Pierson, Georges Da Costa, and is scientifically sponsored by the COST Action IC0804
  • Authors may submit extended versions of the conference paper, however, it is required that the CCPE SI submission will have additional research contribution through, for example, an extension to methodology, new artefacts being developed, new case studies, new experiments and results, further analysis, and will have at least 30% new content (please note that an extension of literature review alone is not sufficient).
  • 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 EE-LSDS 2013 special issue by July 31st, 2013.
    • Notification of Acceptance and Reviewer comments will be sent by  September, 30th, 2013.
    • Final papers due by November 15th, 2013.
    • Final Decisions by November 30th, 2013.

Instructions for MobileCloud2013

  • MobileCloud2013 special issue calling for original papers describing the latest developments, trends, and solutions of Cloud computing technology for mobile environments; edited by Young-Sik Jeong;  due July 31, 2013. see Link for details

Instructions for PPME 2013

  • This special issue is by invitation only to presenters and attendees of the workshop on Productive Programming Models for Exascale held in Portland, OR, August 14-15th 2012.
  • The editors of the special issue are Darren Kerbyson, Daniel Miranda-Chavarria, T.P. Straatsma
  • 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 "PPME 2013 special issue" by December 17th, 2012.
    • Notification of Acceptance and Reviewer comments will be sent by February 17th, 2013.
    • Final papers due by April 11th, 2013.
    • Final Decisions by April 21st, 2013.

Instructions for COMPBIO2013

  • The editors of the special issue are Ivan Merelli, Daniele D'Agostino, Horacio Pérez-Sánchez and Sandra Gesing.
    Detail call for papers here

  • The submitted papers must be original, neither published anywhere else nor under any simultaneous consideration in any other venue. Extended contributions with respect to conference proceedings are allowed. In this case they must have at least 30% difference from the original works and a clear identification of the original contributions.

  • Please submit a paper to Manuscript Central as COMPBIO2013.

  • There is a 15 page length limit.

  • Wiley has Latex templates but no special templates for Word; most papers are submitted in Word. Either Latex or Word accepted.

  • Important dates:
    • Submission deadline: February 18, 2013
    • Notification of reviews: April 30, 2013
    • Submission deadline for revisions: May 30, 2013
    • Final decision: June 30, 2013
    • Final Paper: July 30, 2013.
    • Accepted papers are expected to appear in 3rd Quarter, 2013 (Tentative)

Instructions for IOT2013

  • The special issue presents the opportunity to showcase original research in IoT. The Call for Paper can be found here.

  • The editors of the special issue are Nik Bessis and Navonil Mustafee.

  • The papers submitted should not be under consideration in any other dissemination avenue.

  • Authors may submit extended versions of their recent conference submissions, however, it is required that the CCPE SI submission will have additional research contribution through, for example, an extension to methodology, new artefacts being developed, new case studies, new experiments and results, further analysis, and will have at least 30% new content (please note that an extension of literature review alone is not sufficient).

  • There is a 25 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.

  • Important dates:

    • Please submit your full paper to Manuscript Central with the special issue title "IOT2013". The paper submission deadline is January 15, 2013.
    • The authors will receive initial decision and reviewer comments by April 15, 2013.
    • Final papers are due by June 15, 2013.
    • Final decisions by July 15, 2013.
    • Accepted papers are expected to appear online for early view within 4 months of final decision.

Instructions for GPUComp+HeterPar 2013 Special Issue

  • This special issue is by invitation only to presenters and attendees of the Third Worshop on GPU Computing (GPUComp) to be held as part of PPAM 2013, in Warsaw, Poland, September 7-11th, 2013; and the Eleventh International Workshop on Algorithms, Models and Tools for Parallel Computing on Heterogeneous Platforms (HeteroPAR) to be held as part of Euro-Par 2013 in Aachen, August 26-30th, 2013. 
  • The editors of the special issue are Paolo Bientinesi, Jose R. Herrero, Enrique S. Quintana-Orti, and Robert Strzodka.
  • Authors may submit extended versions of the workshop paper, and must have at least 30% new content.
  • Important dates:
    • Submission deadline:  January 31, 2014
    • Reviews due: May 15, 2014
    • Final version of the paper: August 31, 2014
    • Manuscript Central