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IJAACS 2011 : Special issue “Recent Advances in Wireless Sensor Networks: Trust, Reputation, Security and Privacy” of the Inderscience journal of IJAACS


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Submission Deadline Mar 1, 2011
Notification Due Jul 1, 2011
Final Version Due Jul 10, 2011
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Call For Papers

International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems (IJAACS)

Call For papers

Special Issue on: "Recent Advances in Wireless Sensor Networks: Trust, Reputation, Security and Privacy"

Guest Editors:
Dr. Daojing He, Zhejiang University, P.R. China
Dr. Maode Ma, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dr. Sammy Chan, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Recent advances in electronics and wireless communication technologies have enabled the extensive deployment of wireless sensor networks (WSNs). These networks have applications in many important areas, such as military, healthcare, environment monitoring, and manufacturing. Security and privacy are critical issues to many sensor network applications including military target tracking and healthcare monitoring. To provide security and privacy to these networks is challenging, due to the open nature of wireless communication and the limited capabilities of sensor nodes in terms of processing power, storage, bandwidth, and energy. Additionally, widespread and unrestricted deployment of WSNs makes them exposed to a number of security vulnerabilities. Moreover, a number of trust and reputation issues arise in WSNs since trust is a fundamental consideration for operation and stability of WSNs. An example is that a trust management frame in WSNs can be utilized to prevent nodes from performing malicious or selfish behaviour.

This special issue aims to foster the latest development in the design, implementation, and evaluation in the fields of trust, reputation, security and privacy of WSNs. Original and research articles are solicited including new mechanisms, theoretical studies, practical applications, and experimental prototypes.

Subject Coverage

Topics to be covered in this special issue include but are not limited to:

Trust, anonymity, reputation and privacy models for WSNs
Cross-layer design for security
Formal methods for WSN security
Security, privacy and cryptographic algorithms in WSNs
Security and privacy in body sensor networks
Software security for sensor network nodes
Security and privacy in medical sensor networks
Trust based protocols and computational model for WSNs
Novel perspectives on trust, security and privacy for WSNs
Economics of WSN security
Unattended sensor network security
Key management in WSNs
Secure routing and localization protocols for WSNs
Intrusion detection and prevention in WSNs
Wireless passive sensor network security

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper was not originally copyrighted and if it has been completely re-written).

All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page

Important Dates

Manuscript submission deadline: 1 March, 2011

First review completed: 1 May, 2011

Revised manuscript due: 1 June, 2011

Notification of acceptance: 1 July, 2011

Final manuscript due: 10 July, 2011

Editors and Notes

All papers should be submitted in PDF format as an attachment to an e-mail (details in Author Guidelines) to the leading Guest Editor:

Dr. Daojing He
Zhejiang University

Please include in your submission the title of the Special Issue, the title of the Journal and the name of the Guest Editor

The Subject field of the email must contain “IJAACS WSN Paper”. For more information, please contact Daojing He (

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