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, Nidhi Chandhoke- and/or Teena Bedi-

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

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

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

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

Web for Information and Knowledge Exploration, Sharing and Security

Sections 1: Web2Touch

Section 2: Security

Section 3: Arosa

Guest editors: Haider ABBAS, Nat. Univ. of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan; Hammad AFZAL, Nat. Univ. of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan; Rodrigo BONACIN, CTI, Brazil; Ismail BOUASSIDA, University of Sfax, ReDCAD lab, Tunisia; Khalil DRIRA, LAAS-CNRS and Univ Toulouse, France; Mariagrazia FUGINI, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Riccardo MARTOGLIA, UniMoRe, Italy; Olga NABUCO, CTI, Brazil; Fatiha SAÏS, LRI, Paris Sud University, France

Submission deadline: 15 December 2019

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

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

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

Document Analysis and Recognition

Submission Deadline: January 15, 2020

Guest Editors: Michael Blumenstein, Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering and IT, University of Technology Sydney, Seiichi Uchida, Professor, Human Interface Laboratory, Department of Advanced Information Technology, Kyushu University, Japan and Cheng-Lin Liu, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

• 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

• Emerging Technologies for 5G and Beyond

Submission Deadline: 30 November, 2019

Guest editors: Dr. Aloknath De, CTO/CVP - Samsung Research India, Bangalore, India; Dr. Debabrata Das, HP Chair Professor,  IIIT Bangalore, India

Deep learning approaches for data analysis: A practical perspective

Submission Deadline:  30th April, 2020

Guest Editor: Dr. D. Jude Hemanth, Associate Professor, ECE Department, Karunya University, Coimbatore, India