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Special Issue - Sensors 2009 : Sensors Journal Special Issue on Wireless Sensor Technologies and Applications

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Link: http://www.mdpi.org/sensors/wireless-sensors.htm
 
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Submission Deadline Mar 31, 2009
Categories    signal processing   communications   electron devices   embedded systems
 

Call For Papers

Special Issue: "Wireless Sensor Technologies and Applications" - Sensors Journal
http://www.mdpi.org/sensors/wireless-sensors.htm

Guest Editor
Dr. Feng Xia
Faculty of Information Technology
Queensland University of Technology
Brisbane QLD 4001, Australia
Email: f.xia@ieee.org; f.xia@acm.org

Deadline for Paper submission: 31 March 2009
Note: Well-written manuscripts can be submitted anytime before the deadline; Papers will be immediately published upon acceptance.

Summary

Recent years have witnessed tremendous advances in wirelessly networked and embedded sensors. Wireless sensor nodes are typically low-cost, low-power, small devices equipped with limited sensing, data processing and wireless communication capabilities, as well as power supply. With the continuation of Moore's law, they are becoming smaller, cheaper, while more powerful and more pervasive. The proliferation of these products opens up unprecedented opportunities for a wide variety of scientific, industrial, agricultural, commercial and military applications, such as health care, smart transportation, emergency response, home automation, social studies, critical infrastructure protection, and target tracking, just to mention a few. In particular, wireless sensors are a key enabling technology for the emerging cyber-physical systems, which will ultimately improve the quality of life. To realize the full potential of wireless sensors, enormous challenges need to be addressed and significant efforts have been made in this field.

This special issue aims to gather latest research and development achievements in wireless sensors and to promote their applications in real world. Original and unpublished papers that address the most current issues and challenges are solicited in all aspects of wireless sensors, including, but not limited to, theoretical studies, methods, technologies, prototypes, and practical applications.

Keywords
Wireless Sensor/Actuator Network, Sensor Web, Sensor Network, Sensor Design, Cyber-Physical System, Smart Space, Pervasive Computing.

Submission

Sensors (http://www.mdpi.org/sensors/) is a highly rated journal with a 1.573 impact factor in 2007.
Sensors is indexed and abstracted very quickly by Chemical Abstracts, Analytical Abstracts, Science Citation Index Expanded, Chemistry Citation Index, Scopus and Google Scholar.

You may send your manuscript soon or by 31 March 2009. Papers accepted will be published immediately after acceptance. Finally, all the papers belonging to this special issue will be gathered together at the special issue website at http://www.mdpi.org/sensors/wireless-sensors.htm. Therefore, you may submit your manuscript now. The time taken between submission and publication can be less than 4 weeks.

Please send your paper by e-mail to sensors@mdpi.org and send a copy to f.xia@ieee.org. The subject title of the message should be "Manuscript for Special Issue Wireless Sensor Technologies and Applications".

You may also send us a tentative title and short abstract (about 100 words) of your planned paper. Details will be immediately advertised on the special issue website.

Please visit the instructions for authors at http://www.mdpi.org/sensors/publguid.htm before submitting a paper. Open Access publication fees are 1050 CHF per paper. English correction fees (250 CHF) will be added in certain cases (1300 CHF per paper for those papers that require extensive additional formatting and/or English corrections.).

Mr. Matthias Burkhalter and Ms. Laura Simon
Assistant Editor
MDPI Center - Sensors Office
Kandererstrasse 25 - CH-4057 Basel / Switzerland
E-mail: sensors@mdpi.org
Tel +41 61 683 7734, Fax +41 61 302 8918
http://www.mdpi.org/sensors

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