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Call for papers: 'Survey on theories, applications and services for future IT'

Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences welcomes submissions to the thematic series on 'Survey on theories, applications and services for future IT'.

This thematic series aims to publish high quality articles which cover the various theories and practical application related to human-centric computing and information sciences.  Submitted manuscripts should present results of significant value to solve the various challenges faced with application services. This will be done with the hope to trigger further related research and technological improvements relevant to our future lives.   Submitted works should focus on surveying of theories, applications, and services for future information technology (IT) including Internet of Things, Cloud, Big-data, 5G, advanced IT security, block-chain, vehicular computing, smart devices, social networks, social media etc. 

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • AI, Machine learning, and soft computing
  • Big data and data mining
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Social computing and intelligence
  • IoT, Ubiquitous computing, and sensors
  • Cloud & edge computing
  • Privacy, security and trust management
  • 5G and wireless technology
  • Future Internet and communications
  • Block-chain and Fin-tech
  • Multimedia and signal processing
  • Cyber physical system
  • Smart factory
  • Vehicular and Intelligent transport system
  • Smartphone and smart devices
  • Digital Forensic

Submission instructions

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the submission guidelines for Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct thematic series please select the appropriate special issue in the drop-down menu upon submission (see screenshot below). All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

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Deadline for submissions: 31 May 2018

Lead Guest Editor
Young-Sik Jeong, Dongguk University, Korea

Guest Editor
Yi Pan, Georgia State University, USA

Submissions will also benefit from the usual advantages of open access publication: 

Rapid publication: Online submission, electronic peer review and production make the process of publishing your article simple and efficient 

High visibility and international readership in your field: Open access publication ensures high visibility and maximum exposure for your work - anyone with online access can read your article 

No space constraints: Publishing online means unlimited space for figures, extensive data and video footage

Authors retain copyright, licensing the article under a Creative Commons license: articles can be freely redistributed and reused as long as the article is correctly attributed. 

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    75 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    43 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    95 days from submission to acceptance
    16 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    1.967 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.653 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.653 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    70 Altmetric mentions

  • Indexing Services

     All articles published in  Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences are listed in the following indexing services:

    • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
    • Scopus
    • Google Scholar
    • DOAJ
    • OCLC
    • SCImago
    • Summon by ProQuest

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