Technologies for Next-Generation Network Environments


Session on technologies for Next-Generation Network Environments


  Networks have become the foundation of new services. We are seeing integration of heterogeneous networks that provide data close to people. The goal of this special issue is to collect high-quality papers related to technologies for next-generation network environments. This special issue welcomes researchers from both academia and industry to provide solutions. Papers for this special issue is soliciting contributions to topics including but not limited to:

  • Vehicular Ad-hoc Network (VANETs)
  • Self-organized Network (e.g., Sensor Network)
  • Social Networks
  • Cloud Computing
  • Big data


  Papers are invited from prospective authors with interest on the related areas. Each paper should follow the Springer – Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing (AISC, format with title, author's names, affiliation, email addresses, abstract at least 70 and at most 150 words, and a one-column body with single-spaced 10 pages at most and with font size at 10. The attachment includes author guidelines and template. All papers must be submitted electronically in PDF format only and be mailed to: Prof. Chien-Ming Chen at

Important Dates:

Deadline for paper submission: 2014-02-10   extended to 2014-03-17
Notification of acceptance: 2014-02-28   extended to 2014-03-20
Deadline for camera-ready manuscript submission: 2014-03-01   extended to 2014-03-28

  CMCSN proceedings is working to be published by Springer-Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing (AISC) which is typically indexed by IET INSPEC, EI (Compendex), Thomson ISTP, and DBLP. Exceptional quality papers will also be invited for further extension, and be considered for publication on journals and book series that are strongly associated with the conference series.

Session Organizer:

Assistant Prof. Chien-Ming Chen
School of Computer Science and Technology,
Shenzhen Graduate School, Harbin Institute of Technology,