Instructions for 2014

EMCA 2014 | Euro-Par 2014 | LSNS 2014 | WHPCF 2014 | WPBA 2014 | SYNASC 2014 | UCC 2014 | Securing Cyberspace | U-Science2014 | PBio2014 | NSS2014 | HeteroPar2014, APCIE 2014 & TASUS 2014 | SiPh2014 | SGW-2014 | JTRES2014 | AMSBA2014 | DS-RT 2014 | PMAM2014 | IDC2014 | CTS 2013 | SORT-2014 | CMSme2014 |


Instructions for EMCA 2014

  • The special issue on "Embedded Multi-core Computing and Applications" is open for all contributions, and also invites selected papers from the workshop edition of EMCA 2014 in conjunction with HPCC 2014.
  • The editors of the special issue are Frédéric Magoulès, Che-Lun Hung, Hai Jiang and Jia Hu.
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 20 pages in length and must follow these guidelines.
  • Submission over Manuscript central
  • Important dates:
    • Submission deadline : March 10, 2015 May 10, 2015
    • Notification of Acceptance/Rejection/Revision: June 10, 2015 July 10, 2015
    • Camera-ready paper due: August 10, 2015 September 10, 2015
    • Publication: end of 2015 (estimated)

Instructions for Euro-Par 2014

  • This issue is by invitation only to selected papers from Euro-Par 2014 at Porto, Portugal, from August 25-29, 2014.
  • The editors of the special issue are Fernando Silva, Luc Bouge and Christian Lengauer.
  • Please submit paper to Manuscript Central as Euro-Par 2014 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 LSNS 2014

  • This issue on Recent Advances in Security and Privacy in Large-Scale Networks is open for submissions. It also includes some selected full papers presented at LSNS 2014.
  • The editors of the special issue are Yong Yu, Yi Mu, Rongxing Lu and Jian Ren.
  • Submission deadline: March 31, 2015 to Manuscript Central as LSNS 2014 Special Issue.
  • First round review: April 30, 2015
  • Submission deadline for revised versions of the manuscripts: June 1, 2015
  • Final decision:  July 15, 2015
  • Electronic Publication: Four months after all final papers submitted
  • The submitted papers must have at least 50% difference from the conference original papers.
  • There is a 25 page max length limit (12 point single space, including figures and tables).
  • Wiley has Latex templates but no special templates for Word. Either Latex or Word will be accepted. 

Instructions for WHPCF 2014

  • Selected papers from the seventh workshop on high performance computational finance (WHPCF'14) at Supercomputing 2014 in New Orleans along with the best papers from the 4th-6th workshops
  • The submitted papers must have at least 30% difference from the original conference papers
  • The editors of the special issue are David Daly, Matthew Dixon and Jose Moreira
  • Please submit your paper to Manuscript Central as a WHPCF'14 special issue by December 31, 2014
  • Notification of acceptance/reviewer comments will be given by January 23, 2015
  • Final Papers due February 20, 2015
  • Electronic publication: four months after all final papers submitted
  • There is a 12 page 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 accepted

Instructions for WPBA 2014

  • This issue is open for submissions, including extended high-quality papers presented at Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Computing for Big Data Applications (WPBA 2014) CFP document.
  • The submitted papers must have at least 30% difference from the conference original papers.
  • The editors of the special issue are Hermes Senger, and Claudio Geyer.
  • WPBA2014 Special Issue Call for Paper details: http://wpba2014.dc.ufscar.br/CCPE-Special-Issue-WPBA.pdf.
  • Wiley has Latex templates but no special templates for Word. Either Latex OR Word accepted.
  • Important dates are as follows:
    • Submission deadline: February 28, 2015 to Manuscript Central as WPBA 2014 Special Issue
    • First round review: April 30, 2015
    • Submission deadline for revised versions of the manuscripts: May 15, 2015
    • Final decision:  June 1, 2015
    • Tentative Electronic Publication: four months after all final papers submitted (tentative, subject to the journal schedule)

 

Instructions for SYNASC 2014 Distributed Computing Track

  • This issue is open for submissions, including extended high-quality papers presented at the 16th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing (SYNASC'14) Distributed Computing Track
  • The editors for the special issue are Marc Frincu and Karoly Bosa
  • Please submit paper to Manuscript Central by December 15, 2014
  • SYNASC 2014 Call For Paper details.
  • SYNASC 2014 DC Call for Paper details.
  • Notification of Acceptance/Reviewer comments will be given by March 31, 2015
  • Electronic Publication: second half of 2015

Instructions for UCC 2014

  • This issue is open for submissions, including extended high-quality papers presented at IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2014). CFP document
  • The editors of the special issue are Chunming RongLu Liu and Guolong Chen.
  • Please submit paper to Manuscript Central by February 28, 2015.
  • UCC 2014 Call For Paper details: http://computing.derby.ac.uk/ucc2014/ .
  • Notification of Acceptance/Reviewer comments will be given by April 30, 2015.
  • 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 Securing Cyberspace 2014

Instructions for U-Science 2014

  • This issue is open for submissions, including extended high-quality papers presented at U-Science 2014.
  • The editors of this special issue are Zhiyang Li and Keqiu Li.
  • The submitted papers must have at least 30% difference from the original conference papers.
  • Papers should be submitted to lizy0205@gmail.com.
  • Deadline for paper submission: Oct. 1, 2014
  • Completion of first review: Nov. 1, 2014
  • Revision due: Dec. 1, 2014
  • Final decision notification: Jan.1, 2015
  • Final manuscript due: Jan. 15 2015

Instructions for PBio2014

Instructions for NSS2014

  • This Security and Privacy in Big Data special issue is open by invitation to high quality papers presented at the 8th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS 2014), Xi'an, China, October 15-17, 2014.
  • The editors of the special issue are Professor Yang Xiang, Dr Man Ho Au, and Professor Miroslaw Kutylowski, contact e-mail
  • Submission deadline: December 15, 2014 to Manuscript Central as NSS 2014 Special Issue
  • First round review: March 1, 2015
  • Submission deadline for revised versions of the manuscripts: April 15, 2015
  • Final decision:  June 1, 2015
  • 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 HeteroPar'2014, APCIE 2014, and TASUS 2014 Special Issue

  • HeteroPar'2014, APCIE 2014, and TASUS 2014: Special issue of selected papers of the:  Twelfth International Workshop on Algorithms, Models and Tools for Parallel Computing on Heterogeneous Platforms (Heteropar 2014), the workshop on Applications of Parallel Computation in Industry and Engineering (APCIE),  and TASUS 2014 Techniques and applications for sustainable ultrascale computing systems.
  • Authors may submit extended versions of the workshop paper, with at least 30% new content.
  • The editors of the special issue are:  Emmanuel Jeannot,, Jesus Carretero, Domenico Talia, Gudula Ruenger, Laurent Lefevre, Raimondas Ciegis and Julius Zilinskas.
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as "Heteropar2014 Special Issue"
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 16 pages in length and must be prepared for publication according to the following journal’s Author Guidelines, Latex only will be accepted (Wiley template)
  • Important dates:
    • Submission deadline:  November 7, 2014
    • Reviews due: February 15, 2015
    • Final version of the paper: June 31, 2015.

Instructions for SiPh2014 Special Issue

  • SiPh2014: Based on papers submitted to workshop on Exploiting Silicon Photonics for energy-efficient heterogeneous parallel architectures at HiPEAC 2014 Vienna Austria January 21 2014.
  • Editors Jose Manuel García Carrasco and Sandro Bartolini.
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as "SiPh2014 Special Issue".
  • Special Issue papers due April 2014 and decisions in June 2014.

Instructions for SGW-2014 Special Issue

  • This issue is open for submissions, including extended high-quality papers presented at both IWSG 2014 (June 3-5, 2014; Dublin) and GCE 2014 (November 21; New Orleans).
  • Please see the sites above for the CFPs.
  • The editors of this special issue are Sandra Gesing and Nancy Wilkins-Diehr.
  • Submitted papers should be 8-12 pages in length and must have at least 30% difference from the original conference papers.
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as "SGW-2014 Special Issue".
  • Deadline for paper submission: Jan 19 2015
  • Completion of first review: Feb 2 2015  Feb 23 2015
  • Revision due: Feb 23 2015 Mar 9 2015
  • Final decision notification: Mar 2 2015 Mar 16 2015
  • Final manuscript due: Mar 16 2015 Mar 30 2015
  • Publication date: Jun 16 2015 Jun 30 2015

Instructions for JTRES2014
  • Special issue of selected papers from 12th International Workshop on Java Technologies for Real-Time and Embedded Systems JTRES 2014
  • The editors of the special issue are Wolfgang Puffitsch, Lukasz Ziarek and M.Teresa Higuera-Toledano
  • Please submit paper to Manuscript Central as JTRES2014 special issue by January 31, 2015
  • Notification of Acceptance/Reviewer comments will be given by May 31, 2015
  • 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 AMSBA2014
  • Advances in Modelling and Simulation for Big-data Applications  (AMSBA2014) open to all with detailed call here and deadline June 14 2014.
  • The editors of the special issue are Florin Pop, Mauro Iacono, Marco Gribaudo, and Joanna Kołodziej
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 16 pages in length and must be prepared for publication according to the following journal’s Author Guidelines, Latex will be accepted (Wiley template)
  • Important dates are as follows:
    • Manuscript Due: June 14, 2014
    • Please submit your full paper to Manuscript Central as AMSBA2014
    • First Decision Date: July 31, 2014
    • Revision Due: September 13, 2014
    • Reviews due: 18th October 2014
    • Final version of the paper: 6th December 2014

Instructions for DS-RT 2014 
  • DS-RT 2014 welcomes submission of high-quality papers on “Distributed Simulations and Real-Time Applications” selected from best papers accepted and presented at the 18th International Symposium on Distributed Simulations and Real-Time Applications - DS-RT'2014 that will be held in Toulouse, France during October 1-3, 2014.
  • The selected papers will submitted to the Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience Journal for publication on its Special Issue.
  • The editors of the special issue are Dr. Robson Degrande Robson De Grande and Dr. Georgics Theodoropoulos 
  • This special issue welcomes submissions of papers that describe original research on advancement of concepts, theory, technologies and applications of distributed simulations and real-time applications, including, but not limiting to:
    • Paradigms, Methodology and Software Architectures for Large Scale Distributed and Real-Time Simulations (e.g. Parallel and Distributed Simulation, Multi-Agent Based Distributed Simulation, HLA/RTI, Web, Grid and cloud based Simulation, hardware-software co-design for extreme scale simulations)
    • Paradigms, Modelling, Architecture and Environments for Large Scale Real-time Systems and Concurrent Systems with hard and soft Real-Time Contstraints
    • Non-functional Properties of Distributed Simulation and Real-Time Systems (e.g. Dependability, Availability, Reliability, Maintainability, Safety, Security, Trustworthiness, QoS)
    • Theoretical Foundations of Large Scale Real-Time and Simulation Models (e.g. Event Systems, Causality, Space-Time Models, Notions of Time, Discrete and Continuous Systems, Simulator Coordination)
    • Simulation Studies at Large and Very Large Scale (e.g. Industrial, Commercial, Ecological and Environmental, Societal, Power and Energy, Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing Systems)
    • Performance and Validation of Large Scale and Distributed Simulations (e.g., benchmarking and analytical results, empirical studies DIS, HLA/RTI studies;
    • Languages and Tools, Development Environments, Data Interfaces, Network Protocols and Model Repositories that address Very Large Simulations
    • Data Management and Distribution Issues, Interest Management, Semantic Modeling, Multi-resolution Modeling, Dead-Reckoning Mechanisms
    • Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing Architectures and Applications that involve Simulations and/or adhere to Real-Time Constraints
    • Simulation based Virtual Environments and Mixed Reality Systems (e.g. Interactive Virtual Reality, Human Communication through Immersive Environments)
    • Collaborative Virtual and Augmented Reality, Shared Interaction Spaces, Telepresence Systems and Shared Workspaces, 3D Video and Acoustic Reconstruction, Shared Object Manipulation
    • Serious Gaming and Massive Multiplayer Online Games (MMOG) applications, architectures and scalability issues.
    • Visual Interactive Simulation Environments (e.g., Generic Animation, Visual Interactive Modeling, Interactive Computer Based Training and Learning; Scientific Visualization; High-End Computer Graphics; 
    • Design Issues, Interaction Designs, Human Commuter Interaction Issues raised by Large Scale DS-RT Systems
    • Media Convergence (e.g. New Technologies, Media Theory, Real-Time considerations of Multi Modality, etc.)
    • Innovative Styles of Interactions with Large Scale DS-RT Systems (e.g. Implicit, Situative and Attentive Interaction, Tangible Interaction, Embedded Interaction, etc.)
    • Technologies for Living Labs (e.g. Mirror World Simulation, Interoperability, Large Scale Multi Sensor Networks, Global Wireless Communication, Multi Stakeholder Understanding and Innovation)
    • Environmental and Emerging Simulation Challenges (e.g. Growth of Human Population, Climate Change, CO2, Health Care, Ecosystems, Sustainable Development, Water and Energy Supply, Human Mobility, Air Traffic, World Stock Markets, Food Supply Chains, Megacities, Smart Cities, Disaster Planning, etc.)
    • Advanced Simulation Studies and Technologies (Discrete event, continuous Simulation, etc..)
  • Please submit your contribution to Manuscript Central inserting the DSRT2014 acronym for this special issue. Prepare your manuscripts using the following Author Guidelines.
  • Submitted papers will be subject to maximum 2 rounds of refereeing process. 
    • Submission extended paper: January 15th, 2015
    • First notification: March 15th, 2015
    • Submission of revised papers: April 15th, 2015
    • Final decision: May 15th, 2015
    • Journal issue: Expected July/Sep 2015

Instructions for PMAM2014  
  • This issue is by invitation only to selected papers presented at the PMAM 2014 conference to be held Feb. 15, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.
  • The editors of the special issue are Pavan Balaji and Zhiyi Huang
  • 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: 1st Feb., 2014
    • Please submit your full paper to Manuscript Central as PMAM 2014
    • Special issue by 15th April 2014
    • Reviews due: 15th August 2014
    • Final version of the paper: 30th November 2014

Instructions for IDC2014  
  • IDC2014 welcomes submission of high-quality papers on “Intelligent Distributed Computing” selected from best papers accepted and presented at the 8th International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing - IDC'2014 that will be held during September 3-5, 2014, in Madrid, Spain.
  • The editors of the special issue are David Camacho and Salvatore Venticinque.
  • This special issue welcomes submissions of papers that describe original research on advancement of concepts, theory, technologies and applications of IDC, including, but not limiting to:
    • Intelligent Distributed High-Performance Architectures
    • Organization and Management of Intelligent Distributed Systems
    • Intelligent Distributed Knowledge Representation and Processing
    • Networked and Distributed Intelligence
    • Intelligent Distributed Applications and Case Studies
    • Web/Cloud Intelligent Services
    • Knowledge Extraction from Big Data and Management
    • Smart Services and Smart Environments
    • Intelligent Agents for Distributed Computing
    • Dependability of Intelligent Distributed Systems
    • Semantic Technologies for Distributed Systems
  • Please submit your contribution to Manuscript Central inserting the IDC2014 acronym for this special issue. Prepare your manuscripts using the following Author Guidelines.
  • Submitted papers will be subject to maximum 2 rounds of refereeing process. You will be informed about the final decision by May 22nd, 2015. The planned calendar is:
    • Submission of extended paper: February 2nd, 2015
    • First notification: March 16th, 2015
    • Submission of revised papers: April 10th, 2015
    • Final decision: May 22nd, 2015
    • Journal issue: July 2015

Instructions for CTS 2013  
  • This special issue is mainly by invitation only to selected papers on topics related to collaboration technologies and systems from the 2013 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS 2013), which was held in San Diego, California, USA, May 20-24, 2013.
  • The editors of the special issue are Douglas D. Hodson, William McQuay, Antonio Navarro, and Waleed W. Smari.
  • Call for paper details
  • Please submit your full paper approved to Manuscript Central as CTS 2013 special issue by February 20, 2014.
  • Notification of Acceptance and Reviewer comments for Round 1 will be sent by April 20, 2014.
  • Revised Papers are due May 20, 2014.
  • There will be 2, possibly 3 reviewing cycles before final decision.
  • Final Decisions and Camera-ready date by September 10, 2014.
  • Accepted papers are expected to appear in the 4th Quarter, 2014 (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 (11 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 SORT-2014 

 

Instructions for CMSme2014 Special Issue

  • The special issue presents the opportunity to showcase original research in modern memory systems for multicore processors.
  • The editors of the special issue are Julio Sahuquillo and Salvador Petit.
  • The papers submitted should not be under consideration in any other dissemination avenue.
  • Authors may submit extended versions of a conference paper, but they must have at least 30% new content.
  • Please submit your full paper to Manuscript Central with the special issue title "CMSme2014".
    • The paper submission deadline is December 16, 2013.
    • 1st round review notification: March 17, 2014
    • 1st revision due: May 16, 2014
    • Final acceptance notification: July 18, 2014
    • Tentative publication date: Late 2014, subject to journal publication schedule
    • Accepted papers are expected to appear online for early view within 4 months of final decision.