Instructions for 2015

SGW2015 | PRAGMA-ICDS’15 | CSE 2015 | Euro-Par 2015 | CBDICACON2014 | GCE15 | Securing Cyberspace C3 | HPCBDP 2015 | IoP2015 | CSTA 2015 | NSS2015 | McM'2015 | CloudTech 2015 | ERROR 2015 | ISPDC 2015 | BDTA2015 | MCCSDN/BDCloud15 | ECFC2015 | DaKD2015 | HUCAA2015 | Social Network Analysis 2015 |


Instructions for SGW2015

  • SGW2015: This issue is open for submissions, including extended high-quality papers presented at IWSG 2015 (June 3-5, 2015; Budapest, Hungary), GCE 2015 (September 30 - October 1, 2015; Boulder, USA) and IWSG-A 2015 (October 19, 2015; Brisbane, Australia).
  • Please see the sites above for the CFPs.
  • The editors of this special issue are Nancy Wilkins-Diehr, Sandra Gesing, Michelle Barker and Gabriele Pierantoni
  • Submitted papers should be 8-12 pages in length and must have at least 50% difference from the original conference papers.
  • Note that all papers with 2% or more overlap with an existing published paper (as determined by Wiley tool Ithenticate) will be asked to cite overlapping paper and explain any large overlap.
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as "SGW-2015 Special Issue".
  • Deadline for paper submission: Dec 7 2015 Dec 21 2015
  • Completion of first review: Jan 18 2016
  • Revision due: Feb 1 2016
  • Final decision notification: Feb 15 2016
  • Final manuscript due: Mar 7 2016

Instructions for PRAGMA-ICDS’15

  • Special Issue PRAGMA-ICDS will be based on selected papers from the PRAGMA Workshop on International Clouds for Data Science, Depok, Indonesia 07 Oct 2015. See http://d2i.indiana.edu/pragma
  • Guest editors of this special issue are: Prof Beth Plale and Dr. Peter Arzberger
  • Papers should be first be submitted to EasyChair; camera-ready version will be submitted via Manuscript Central as “PRAGMAICDS15”
  • Papers should be 6-12 pages in length (single-space length though Wiley template uses double space). Papers must be prepared according to the following journal's author guidelines; Latex and Word are both acceptable. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1532-0634/homepage/la_tex_class_file.htm
  • Important Dates
    • Submission deadline: 15 Jan 2016
    • First round notification: 29 Feb 2016
    • Revision due: 01 Apr 2016
    • Final notification: 30 Apr 2016

Instructions for Concurrency in Computational Science and Engineering 2015

  • This is an open call for contributions, but also invites extended selected papers from the 18th IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE-2015), Porto, Portugal on October 21-23, 2015. Extended versions of conference papers must contain at least 40% new content.
  • It is expected that submissions will align with the topics of interest to the above conference, and any questions about the scope of the special issue should be addressed to Prof João M. P. Cardoso.
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 25 pages in length and must be prepared for publication according to the journal’s Author Guidelines (Wiley template).
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central to special issue “CSE2015”.
  • Important dates:
    • The deadline for submission: December 1, 2015
    • Date for first review to be completed: January 29, 2016
    • Date that revised papers are due: February 26, 2016
    • Date of final decision notification: April 15, 2016
    • Date for submission of final paper: April 29, 2016
    • Estimated publication date: May 27, 2016
  • The editors of the special issue are:
    • Christian Plessl, University of Paderborn , Germany
    • Guojing Cong, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
    • João M. P. Cardoso, University of Porto, Portugal
  • Link to the open call: http://www.fe.up.pt/cse2015/index.php?page=ccpe-cse2015

Instructions for Euro-Par 2015

  • This issue is by invitation only to selected papers from Euro-Par 2015 at Vienna, Austria from August 24-28, 2015.
  • The editors of the special issue are Fernando Silva, Luc Bouge and Christian Lengauer.
  • Please submit paper to Manuscript Central as Euro-Par 2015 special issue

Instructions for CBDICACON2014

  • Special Issue on Recent Research Advances in Cloud Computing and Big Data is open for submission, and includes high-quality papers presented at The 2nd International Conference on Advanced Cloud and Big Data (CBD 2014) held in Huangshan, Anhui, China on November 20-22, 2014 and The 2nd International IBM Cloud Academy Conference (ICA CON 2014) held in Atlanta, GA on May 8-9, 2014.
  • Guest Editors of this special issue are: Dr. Fang Dong, Southeast University (P.R. of China) and Dr. Alisha Malloy, North Carolina Central University (USA).
  • Call for papers available at: http://cbd.seu.edu.cn/cbd2014/callforpaper.html   
  • Authors may submit extended versions of a conference paper, but they must have at least 30% new content.
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as “CBDICACON2014”.
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 20 pages in length and must be prepared for publication according to the following journal’s Author Guidelines (Wiley template)
  • Important Dates
    • Paper Submission: 21 January 2015
    • Notification of Initial Decision: 31 March 2015
    • Final Manuscripts Due: 27 June 2015
    • Publication Date Late: 2015

Instructions for GCE15

  • This issue contains the Gateway Computing Environments workshop, which  is open to all with a a detailed call here.
  • The editor of this issue is  Nancy Wilkins-Diehr.
  • Submitted papers should be 6-8 pages in length.
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as the “GCE15" special issue.
  • Deadline for paper submission: July 20 2015
  • Completion of first review: Aug 10 2015
  • Revision due: Aug 24 2015
  • Final decision notification: Aug 28 2015
  • Final manuscript due: Sept 11 2015
  • Publication date: Nov 11 2015

Instructions for Securing Cyberspace C3

Instructions for HPCBDP 2015

  • Special Issue on Heterogeneous Parallel Computation for Big Data Processing is open for submission, and includes extended high-quality papers presented at the international conference: ICNC-FSKD 2015. The topics of interest include, but are not limited to the use of parallelism in the following areas:
    • Bio-inspired and neurobiological systems.
    • Artificial Intelligence and machine learning
    • Big Data Processing for Specific Areas
    • Semi-Structured/Unstructured Data Mining
    • Software frameworks for heterogeneous parallel computation of big data
  • The guest editors of this special issue are: Prof Kenli Li, Hunan University (P.R. of China), Dr. Ligang He, Warwick University (UK), Prof Keqin Li, State University of New York (USA).
  • Call for papers available at: http://icnc-fskd.hnu.edu.cn
  • Authors may submit extended versions of a conference paper, but they must have at least 40% new content.
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as “HPCBDP015".
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 25 pages in length and must be prepared for publication according to the following journal’s Author Guidelines (Wiley template)
  • Important Dates
    • 30th August 2015 15th October 2015, Submission Due      
    • 30th November 2015, 1st Round Notification    
    • 1st February 2016, Revision due   
    • 30th April 2016, Final Notification
    • Q3 of 2016, Publication

Instructions for IoP2015

Instructions for CSTA 2015

  • Special Issue on Advances in Cyber Security Techniques and Applications is open for submission, and includes extended high-quality papers presented at the International Workshop on Applications and Techniques in Cyber Security (ATCS).
  • Guest Editors: Prof. Jemal Abawajy and Dr. Rafiqul Islam
  • Call for papers available at: http://infoatcs2014.wix.com/ccpe
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as "CSTA2015".
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 25 pages in length and must be prepared for publication according to the journal’s Author Guidelines (Wiley template)
  • Important Dates
    • Paper Submission: 1 November 2015 30 December 2015
    • Notification of Initial Decision: 31 February 2016
    • Final Manuscripts Due: 31 June 2016
    • Publication Date Late: 2016

Instructions for NSS 2015

  • Special Issue on Security and Privacy in Social Networks is open for submission, and includes extended high-quality papers presented at the 9th International Conference on Network and System Security, November 3-5, 2015, New York City, USA
  • Guest Editors of this special issue are: Yang Xiang, Elisa Bertino and Miroslaw Kutylowski.
  • Call for papers available at: http://anss.org.au/nss2015/cfp.htm
  • Authors may submit extended versions of a conference paper, but they must have at least 60% new content.
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as "NSS2015".
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 25 pages in length and must be prepared for publication according to the following journal’s Author Guidelines (Wiley template)
  • Important Dates
    • 15th December 2015, Submission Due     
    • 1st March 2016, 1st Round Notification   
    • 15th April 2016, Revision   
    • 1st June 2016, Final Notification

Instructions for McM'2015

  • This special issue seeks to provide an opportunity to present original contributions on the joint use of advanced optimization meta-heuristics and distributed and/or parallel multi/many-core computing, and any related issues.
  • The call is open for all contributions, but also invites selected papers presented at the McM2015 workshop to be held on June 7-10, 2015 in Agadir, Morocco.
  • The editors of the special issue are Nouredine Melab and Mohand Mezmaz
  • The submitted papers must have at least 30% new material beyond the conference original papers or any other previously unpublished work.
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 16 pages in length and must be prepared for publication using the following journal's Author Guidelines (Wiley template)
  • Please submit your contribution to Manuscript Central as 'McM2015' special issue.
  • Important dates are as follows:
    • Submission deadline: July 13, 2015 
    • First round notification (minor/major revision): October 5, 2015
    • Revision Due: November 2, 2015 
    • Final acceptance notification: December 7, 2015
    • Publication: First quarter of 2016 (estimated)

Instructions for CloudTech 2015

  • Special issue "Cloud Computing and Big Data: Technologies and Applications" to publish the best papers presented at CLOUDTECH 2015 conference that will be held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 2 to 4 June 2015. Other submissions encouraged
  • Guest Editors of this special issue are Mostapha Zbakh, Mohamed Essaaidi and Mohammed Bakhouya.
  • Call for papers available at: http://www.macc.ma/cloudtech15/cloudtech15_si_proposal_ccpe.docx
  • Authors may submit extended versions of a conference paper, but they must have at least 30% new content.
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as "Cloud Computing and Big Data 2015"
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 16 pages in length and must be prepared for publication according to the following journal’s Author Guidelines (Wiley template)
  • Important Dates
    • Abstract Submission: July 1st, 2015 (to m.zbakh@um5s.net.ma)
    • Guest Editors Reply: July 15, 2015
    • Paper Submissions: October 15, 2015 (to Manuscript Central)
    • 1st Notifications and Reviewers Comments:  January 15, 2016
    • 1st Revision Submission: March 15, 2016
    • 2nd Notifications and Reviewers Comments: June 15, 2016
    • 2nd Revision Submission: August 15, 2016
    • Final Notifications: September 15, 2016

Instructions for ERROR 2015

  • Special Issue on “Negative Results in eScience” from 1st workshop on E-science ReseaRch leading to negative Results (ERROR) workshop, held in conjunction with the 11th eScience conference on 3rd September 2015 in Munich, Germany.
  • Guest Editors of this special issue are: Ketan Maheshwari (Argonne National Laboratory), Silvia Olabarriaga (Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam), Daniel S. Katz (University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory), Justin M. Wozniak (University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory), and Douglas Thain ( University of Notre Dame)
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as "ERROR 2015".
  • Submission is open to all. A detailed call can be found here: http://press3.mcs.anl.gov/errorworkshop/ccpe-journal-special-issue-cfp
  • Important Dates
    • PC invites a selection of papers from the workshop (the selection is started during the review process): Sep 20th, 2015
    • Call for papers open to all: Sep 20th, 2015.
    • Submission of revised and extended papers  (10-12 pages). [if required by CCPE, 50% of new/different content will be required, compared to the workshop proceedings]: Oct 10, 2015 Dec 1st, 2015
    • The workshop chairs submit an editorial (paper) summarising the findings, evaluating the workshop and putting all papers in context. We expect this editorial to be 10-12 pages: Oct 10, 2015 Jan 10th, 2016
    • Submitted papers are reviewed preferably by the same PC members as for the first submission (2-3 reviewers, or more in case of controversy)
    • First round of decisions announced to authors: Dec 1st, 2015 Feb 1st, 2016
    • Reviewed papers are submitted; Second round of reviews commence: Jan 1st, 2016 Feb 20th, 2016
    • Announcement of final decision to authors: Feb 10, 2016 March 5th, 2016
    • Upload of camera-ready papers: March 1st, 2016 March 20th, 2016.

Instructions for ISPDC 2015

  • Special Issue on ISPDC 2015 is open for submission, and includes extended high-quality papers presented at 14th International Symposium on Parallel and 
    Distributed Computing (ISPDC 2015), Limassol, Cyprus, June 29-July 2, 2015.
  • Guest Editors of this special issue are: Daniel Grosu and Hai Jin.
  • Call for papers available at: http://www.cyprusconferences.org/ispdc2015/cfp.html
  • Authors may submit extended versions of the conference paper, but they must have at least 40% new content.
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as "ISPDC15".
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 16 pages in length and must be prepared for publication according to the following journal’s Author Guidelines (Wiley template)
  • Important Dates
    • September 1, 2015 Full article submission
    • November 1, 2015, First round notification (minor/major revision)
    • January 15, 2016, Final acceptance notification
    • February 15, 2016, Camera-ready

Instructions for BDTA2015

  • Special Issue on Big Data related Technologies and Applications is open for submission, and includes high-quality papers presented at workshop editions AECS2015 and KFWF2015 in conjunction with The 11th International Conference on Semantics, Knowledge and Grids, Beijing, China August 19 - 21, 2015.
  • Guest Editors of this special issue are: Xiangfeng Luo, Yunhuai Liu, and Qing Li.
  • Call for papers available at: http://iic.shu.edu.cn/huiyi/ccpe.html
  • Accepted papers will be published directly at this special issue with conference version with more than 40% new content.
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as "BDTA2015".
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 16 pages in length and must be prepared for publication according to the following journal’s Author Guidelines (Wiley template)
  • Important Dates
    • Full article submission: October 10, 2015
    • First round notification (minor/major revision): November 30, 2015,
    • Second round notification (minor/major revision): December 30, 2015,
    • , Final acceptance notification: January 30, 2016

Instructions for MCCSDN/BDCloud15

  • Special Issue on Mobile Cloud Computing and Software Defined Network is open for submission, and includes high-quality papers presented at The 5th IEEE (pending) International Conference on Big Data and Cloud Computing (BDCloud 2015) and The 9th International Conference on Frontier of Computer Science and Technology (FCST 2015), Dalian, China August 26 - 28, 2015.
  • Guest Editors of this special issue are: Keqiu Li and Hongyi Wu.
  • Call for papers available at: http://ncc.dlut.edu.cn/~fcst2015/index.html
  • Accepted papers will be published direcytly at this special issue with conference version.
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as "BDCloud 2015".
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 16 pages in length and must be prepared for publication according to the following journal’s Author Guidelines (Wiley template)
  • Important Dates
    • Revision submission: September 30, 2015
    • Second round notification (minor/major revision): October 31, 2015
    • Final acceptance notification: December 31, 2015

Instructions for ECFC2015

  • This special issue ECFC Emerging Challenges and Frontiers in Cloud Computing 2015 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. Top papers from the 3rd International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud (FiCloud 2015) will be invited
  • The guest editor of the special issue is Dr Farookh Khadeer Hussain (University of Technology Sydney).
    • 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.
  • Important dates are as follows:
    • Please submit your full paper to Manuscript Central as "ECFC 2015" special issue by 1st November 2015
    • First round review results will be provided by 31st December 2015
    • Revised manuscripts will be due for submission at Manuscript Central by 15th February 2016
    • Final Notification will be provided by 31st March 2016.

Instructions for DaKD2015

  • Special Issue on Big Data Analytics and Knowledge Discovery is open for submission, and includes extended high-quality papers presented at 16th International Conference on Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery (DaWaK), Munich, Germany September 1 - 5, 2014.
  • Guest Editors of this special issue are: Ladjel Bellatreche and Mukesh Mohania.
  • Call for papers available at: http://www.dexa.org/previous/dexa2014/dawak2014.html
  • Authors may submit extended versions of a conference paper, but they must have at least 30% new content.
  • Papers should be submitted via Manuscript Central as "DaWak2014".
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 16 pages in length and must be prepared for publication according to the following journal’s Author Guidelines (Wiley template)
  • Important Dates
    • January 19, 2015 Full article submission
    • March 16, 2015, First round notification (minor/major revision)
    • May 4, 2015, Final acceptance notification
    • June 8, 2015, Camera-ready

Instructions for HUCAA2015

Instructions for Social Network Analysis 2015

  • This issue on “social networks analysis and its application” is open for submissions, including extended high-quality papers presented at CloudCom-Asia 2015. CFP document.
  • The editors of this special issue are Hai Jin, Chunming Rong and Guolong Chen.
  • The submitted papers must have at least 30% difference from the original conference papers.
  • Manuscripts should not exceed 16 pages in length and must be prepared according to the following journal’s Author Guidelines: http://www.cc-pe.net/journalinfo/authors.html#guidelines.
  • Manuscript submission deadline: April 30, 2015
  • Notification of Acceptance/Rejection/Revision: July 31, 2015
  • Final Manuscript Due: November 30, 2015