Sections in SN Computer Science

SECTION-Emerging Trends in Sensors, IoT and Smart Systems

Section Editors: Saraju P. Mohanty, University of North Texas, USA; Himanshu Thapliyal, University of Kentucky, USA

About the Section: The section includes multidisciplinary research and development in enabling technologies of smart systems (sensors, energy harvesting, Internet of Things, data analytics and machine learning). Accordingly, scope encompasses hardware and software design of energy-efficient, secure, and robust sensors, edge computing, cloud computing, wearable devices, Internet of Things, smart systems, and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS). This section will be of interest to professionals from engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, biomedical, medicine and health sciences. It accepts reviews and research articles in three tracks:

1) Sensors
2) Internet of Things (IOT)
3) Smart Systems

Upcoming Topical Issues

  • Technologies and Components for Smart Cities 
  • Hardware-Assisted Security Solutions for Electronic Systems

SECTION-Innovation and Technology in Education

Section Editors: Simon K.S. Cheung, Director of Information Technology, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Reggie Kwan, Provost, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Kam Cheong Li, Director of Research Office, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Fu Lee Wang, Dean of School of Science and Technology, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 

About the section: This Section aims to provide a publication platform for researchers and practitioners to share their latest findings and results on the innovations (mainly those enabled by information and communication technologies) for teaching and learning.

Topics of Interest: Topics of interest includes, but not limited to:

  • Artificial intelligence in education 
  • Augmented reality and virtual reality for learning 
  • Blended learning and hybrid learning 
  • Computer supported collaborative learning 
  • Educational big data and analytics 
  • Flipped classrooms and electronic school bags
  • Instructional design and instructional technology
  • Intelligent tutoring and advising systems
  • Learning platforms and content management systems 
  • Mobile learning and ubiquitous learning 
  • Open education resources and open online courses 
  • Open, flexible and personalized learning 
  • Social media for teaching and learning 
  • Technology-enhanced learning environment

Upcoming Topical Issues

  • Innovation and Technology for Smart Learning

SECTION-AI, Machine Learning and Computer Vision

Section Editor: Swagatam Das, Electronics and Communication Sciences Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, India

Upcoming Topical Issues

  • Advanced Machine Learning Approaches in Cognitive Computing
  • Nature Inspired Metaheuristics