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SN Computer Science

SN Computer Science

Editors-in-Chief: E. Gelenbe; U. Pal

ISSN: 2661-8907 (electronic version)

Journal no. 42979

SN Computer Science welcomes Topical Issues

Topical Issues 

SN Computer Science welcomes Topical Issues in emerging and hot topics, relevant to the aims and scope of the journal. These Issues could even originate from well-established and upcoming conferences- as part of conference Journal-track, or a selection of best extended papers.
We accept proposals and nominations from Guest Editors. Please contact Suvira Srivastav- suvira.srivastav@springer.com, Nidhi Chandhoke- nidhi.chandhoke@springer.com and/or Teena Bedi- teena.bedi@springer.com
More details of Topical Issue submission requirements are given in the Topical Issue Proposal submission template.
Submissions are open for all Topical Issues listed below and articles can be submitted through the Editorial Manager.

Upcoming Topical Issues

Privacy, Data Protection and Digital Identity
Submission deadline: December 31st , 2019
Guest editors: Fernando Boavida, University of Coimbra, Portugal,Andrea Praitano, Maticmind S.p.A, and Hermes University of Rome, Rome, Italy Georgios V. Lioudakis, ICT ABOVO, Greece
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• Future Data and Security Engineering
Submission Deadline: April 15th, 2019
Guest Editor: Tran Khanh Dang, Faculty of Computer Science & Engineering,
Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam
• Advances in Internet Research and Engineering
Submission Deadline: June 1st, 2019
Guest Editors: Dr. Mohit Sethi, Aalto University, Finland, Prof. Debabrata Das, Professor and Hewlett Packard Chair, IIIT-Bangalore, India, Dr. P. V. Ananda Mohan, Technology Advisor, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Bengaluru , India and Dr. Balaji Rajendran, Joint director, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Bengaluru, India
• Software Challenges to Exascale Computing
Submission Deadline: November 30th , 2019
Guest Editors: Amit Majumdar, San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), University of California San Diego (UCSD) and Ritu Arora, Texas Advanced Computing Center, University of Texas at Austin, Austin
• Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation(FIRE)
Submission Deadline: October 31, 2019
Guest Editors: Mandar Mitra, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India and Prasenjit Majumder, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar, India
• Machine Learning in Pattern Analysis
Submission Deadline: June 1st, 2019
Guest Editors: Reinhard Klette, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, Brendan McCane, University of Otago, New Zealand, Gabriella Sanniti di Baja, Institute of High Performance Computing and Networking, Italy, Palaiahnakote Shivakumara, University of Malaya, Malaysia, Liang Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
• Modelling methods in Computer Systems, Networks and Bioinformatics
Submission Deadline: July 8th, 2019
Guest Editor: Erol Gelenbe, Institute of Theoretical and Applied Informatics, the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
• Real-Time Contextual Data Collection in Smart Cities
Submission Deadline: Dec 31st, 2019
Guest Editors: Khaled Shaalan, Faculty of Engineering & IT, The British University in Dubai, Dubai and May El Barachi, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong, Dubai
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• Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics (CBBI)
Submission Deadline: Jan 31st, 2020
Guest Editors: Dhruba Kr Bhattacharyya, Professor, Department of CSE, Tezpur University, Tezpur, India, Sushmita MItra, INAE Chair Professor, Machine Intelligence Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India, Jugal Kr Kalita, Professor, Department of Computer Science,University of Colorado at Colorado Spring, USA


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  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    SN Computer Science is a broad-based, peer reviewed journal that publishes original research in all the disciplines of computer science including various inter-disciplinary aspects. The journal aims to be a global forum of, for, and by the community and offers:

    Rapid peer review under the expert guidance of a global Editorial Board
    No color or page charges, free submission, and is free to access for the first two years of publication
    High visibility
    • Opportunities to Societies/Conferences/Institutes/Laboratories/Corporates to ‘partner’ with the Journal and enjoy the benefit of planning and publishing issues in hot areas of research, without being under the pressure of publishing a full-fledge journal

    SN Computer Science welcomes submissions from a wide range of topics including, but not limited to:

     Artificial Intelligence


     Machine learning

     Computer Vision

     Pattern Recognition

     Image Processing

     Computer Graphics

     Human-Computer Interface

     Document and Handwriting  Processing

     Video Technologies

     Biometrics and Computer Forensics

     Soft Computing

     Brain Computing

     Quantum Computing

     Information Retrieval

     Internet Computing and Data Mining

     Theoretical Computer Science: Logic, Algorithms, and Complexity

     Automated Proofs and Formal Verification

     Computational Geometry

     Information Theory

     Speech and Signal Processing

     Algorithms and Data Structures

     Programming Languages

     Software Engineering

     Computer Architecture

     Computer and Communication Networks

     Computer and Network Performance

     Modeling and Simulation

     Energy Consumption and Harvesting Computers & Networks

     Green ICT

     Computer and Network Security/Privacy


     High Performance Computing

     Parallel Computing and Architecture

     Distributed and Cloud Computing

     Social Networks

     Database Systems and Theory

     Computers and Networks in Supply Chains and Manufacturing

     Computers and Networks for Health Systems

     Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

     Cyber-Physical Systems

     Internet of Things (IoT)

     Mathematical Programming and Combinatorial Optimization

     Economics and Computation

    SN Computer Science publishes papers in the following categories:  Original Research, as well as relevant hardware, and/or software architectures, Survey and Review Articles. All papers are evaluated on the basis of scientific content.  Submissions are first screened for research and publication ethics prior to peer review.  The journal reviews each submission from a sound science perspective.

    In addition to direct submissions, SN Computer Science also considers papers that have been referred from Springer Nature’s prestigious computer science journal portfolio.

    The journal is now open to submissions.

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  • Instructions for Authors

    Instructions for Authors


  • Ethics & Disclosures

    Ethics & Disclosures


  • Topical Issue proposal template (docx, 1...
  • Open Choice - Your Way to Open Access
  • Copyright Information

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