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Internet of Things 2017 : Technologies, Applications and Implementations - CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group)


When Jan 1, 2016 - Apr 1, 2017
Where USA
Abstract Registration Due Dec 18, 2016
Submission Deadline Feb 1, 2017
Notification Due Mar 1, 2016
Final Version Due Mar 15, 2017
Categories    internet of things (iot)   embedded systems   distributed systems   wireless sensor network (wsn)

Call For Papers

Call for Book Chapters

Internet of Things: Technologies, Applications, and Implementations

The interaction between objects like wearable electronics, home appliances, transportation means, energy grids, manufacturing machinery 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 - We HIGHLY interested in (educational) overview chapters on these specific subjects(but we may accept other proposals as well):
- Introduction (History, Definitions, Concepts)
- IoT Ecosystem
- IoT Architectures
- IoT Enabling Technologies (WBAN/BAN/BSN, WSN, RFID, NFC, etc.)
- SDN, LTE, Narrowband, etc., for IoT
- Cloud Computing & Fog Computing for IoT
- Hardware Architectures and IoT
- Arduino, Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone in IoT
- IoT and Big Data
- Green IoT
- Social Implications of IoT
- Standards and Interoperability in IoT
- Implementation Issues (Tools and Platforms, Architecture, Governance and Management Strategies)
- Required Regulations and Legislation for IoT
- Business aspects, models and opportunities of IoT
- Addressing, Naming, Brokering and Discovery of Things
- Data Management (processing, storage, compression, encryption, storage, data models, analytics and visualization, security and privacy)
- Governance and General Management Aspects of IoT
- IoT in Manufacturing
- Wearables
- Building and Home Automation
- IoT Applications in Disaster Prediction and Monitoring (various areas)
- IoT Applications in Smart Cities
- IoT Applications in Healthcare
- IoT Applications in Environment
- IoT Applications in Transportation/Automotive/Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks (VANETs)
- IoT Applications in Supply Chain Management
- Applications, Implementations and Case Studies

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit their chapter proposals. Contributors may contribute multiple chapters if they wish. Contributors may also be asked 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. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit

Important Dates (Deadlines Extended)*
- Proposal Submission Deadline: December 18, 2016
- Full Chapter Submission Deadline: 6 weeks from proposal acceptance date. Please note that the submission deadline listed above is only for proposal sent after December 11th, 2016.

*Authors who are wishing to write chapter proposals are advised to contact Dr. Qusay as soon as possible for arrangement, initial approval, and further instructions.

Manuscript Submission
A chapter is recommended to have about 30 double-spaced A4 pages with 1” margins (longer or shorter chapters are also fine). Chapters should be proofread, polished and formatted according to the publisher's instructions before submission. We will deliver camera-ready chapters of the book to the publisher. Author’s guidelines and chapter template can be found on this site:

- 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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