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CRC Press - Taylor & Francis Group 2016 : Internet of Things Applications and Implementations


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Abstract Registration Due Feb 29, 2016
Submission Deadline Jun 15, 2016
Notification Due Aug 15, 2016
Final Version Due Sep 15, 2016
Categories    high-performance computing   BIGDATA   internet of things   many core

Call For Papers

Interaction between objects like wearable electronics, home appliances, transportation means, energy grids, manufacturing machineries and healthcare facilities is becoming a reality. This model is known as the Internet of Things (IoT), in which things refer to intelligent objects with some processing power and storage capacity, and has unique identifiers which connect them to the Internet. IoT represents a new generation of ubiquitous computing that can be found anywhere and everywhere. Gartner expects that by 2020, 26 billion objects will be connected to the Internet, and the revenues of IoT products and services will exceed $300 billion. It is likely for the IoT to be applied to a wide range of fields, such as retail, logistics, pharmaceutical, healthcare, transportation, housing, urban planning, infrastructure monitoring, and agriculture. These applications alongside implementation details and challenges should also be explored for successful mainstream adoption.

The main goal of this project is to encourage both researchers and practitioners to share and exchange their experiences and recent studies between academia and industry. The overall objectives are:
- To analyze and present the state-of-the-art of the IoT and related technologies and methodologies.
- To highlight and discuss the recent development and emerging trends in the IoT.
- To propose new models, practical solutions and technological advances of the IoT.
- To present case-studies and innovative applications of the IoT.
- To address implementation issues and challenges.

Target Audience
This book will attract graduate students, researchers, academicians, and professionals that are interested in exploring and implementing the IoT and related technologies.

Topics of Interest
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Introduction (History, Definitions, Concepts)
- Business aspects of IoT
- IoT Application Areas and Case Studies
- Enabling Technologies
- Implementation Issues

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit their chapter proposals by February 29, 2016. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by June 15, 2016. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2017.
Proposals, chapters and inquiries should be submitted to Dr. Qusay Hassan on
Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process. Authors of accepted chapters will get a free copy/e-book of the book.

CRC Press, Florida, USA, is a premier global publisher of science, technology, and medical resources. CRC Press is a member of Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit

Important Dates
February 29, 2016: Chapter Proposal Submission.
March 15, 2016: Proposal Review Results Returned
June 15, 2016: Full Chapter Submission
August 15, 2016: Review Results Returned
September 15, 2016: Final Chapter Submission
Early submission is highly appreciated as it will allow editors to discuss the proposals/chapters with the authors. If editors receive multiple chapter proposals on the same topic, they may request authors to make some changes to their proposals, or work together on an integrated chapter.

Manuscript Submission
Each accepted chapter should have about 30 A4 double- or 1.5-spaced on A4 pages with 1” margins. We will deliver camera-ready chapters of the book to the publisher. Author’s guide will be provided separately.

- Dr. Qusay Hassan (primary contact), Mansoura University, Egypt,
- Dr. Atta ur Rahman Khan, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,
- Dr. Sajjad Madani, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan,

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