Ubiquitous computing and pervasive networks have become a reality with the advances in wireless communication technologies and the availability of portable and mobile computing devices. Wireless sensor networks, wireless mesh networks, mobile ad hoc networks and autonomic computing have recently emerged as new networking and communication technologies that extend the application domain of wireless communications. These networking technologies coupled with ubiquitous and pervasive systems bring opportunities and challenges due to the heterogeneity of networks, devices and applications.
The Editor-in-Chief and the Editorial Board are very committed to build the Journal as one of the leading international journals in computer, electrical and network sciences in the next few years. With the support of the International Association for Sharing Knowledge and Sustainability (IASKS), it is expected that a constant resources to be channelled into the Journal to establish its international reputation. The Journal’s reputation will be enhanced from arrangements with several organizers of international conferences in publishing selected best papers of the conference proceedings. Our plan is to publish four issues per year and launch the first issue on December 2010.
Aims and Scope
The aim of this journal is to publish original research articles in ubiquitous and pervasive ad hoc, mesh and wireless networks. This journal is a primary forum for researchers and practitioners to disseminate new ideas, theoretical and practical solutions to solve problems and enhance existing solutions in ubiquitous and pervasive ad hoc and wireless networks and their applications. This journal targets academic researchers, industrial professionals and engineers who work on ubiquitous and pervasive wired and wireless networks and software computing systems, as well as general practitioners of distributed network systems. The journal also encourages the submission of critical review articles covering advances in recent research of such fields as well as technical notes.
Aims and Scope:
Journal of Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (JUSPN) is a refereed international journal to be of interest and use to all those concerned with research in various fields of, or closely related to, ubiquitous and Pervasive ad hoc , mesh and wireless networks. Journal of Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks aims to provide a highly readable and valuable addition to the literature which will serve as an indispensable reference tool for years to come. The coverage of the journal includes all new theoretical and experimental findings in the fields of ubiquitous and Pervasive ad hoc, mesh and wireless networks or any closely related fields. The journal also encourages the submission of critical review articles covering advances in recent research of such fields as well as technical notes. It is published by the International Association for Sharing Knowledge and Sustainability (IASKS).
Submission of papers:
Online: Only electronic online submission will be considered. All authors are required match the journal paper format which is available at www.iasks.org/sites/default/files/JUSPN_Paper_Format.doc. The manuscript must be written in MS Word Format. All correspondence, including notification of the Editor’s decision and requests for revision, takes place by e-mail, removing the need for a hard-copy paper trail. Authors are also requested to download, complete, sign, and send back by e-mail the copyright form, which can be downloaded from www.iasks.org/sites/default/files/CopyrightFormJUSPN.doc
Types of contributions: Original research papers
Corresponding author: Clearly indicate who is responsible for correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, including post-publication. Ensure that telephone and fax numbers (with country and area code) are provided in addition to the e-mail address and the complete postal address. Full postal addresses must be given for all co-authors.
Original material: Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the Publisher. Authors found to be deliberately contravening the submission guidelines on originality and exclusivity shall not be considered for future publication in this journal.
Editors reserve the right to adjust style to certain standards of uniformity. Original manuscripts are discarded after publication unless the Publisher is asked to return original material after use. Only online submission is permitted through the journal website. Please use MS Word for the text of your manuscript.
Follow the provided template at www.iasks.org/sites/default/files/JUSPN_Paper_Format.doc when preparing your manuscripts.
Include tables and figures inside the manuscript as camera ready even during the first time submission. In order to reduce the size of the electronic files authors are encouraged to insert their figures in jpg format.
Clearly indicate who is responsible for correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, including post-publication. The corresponding author should be identified with an asterisk and footnote. Ensure that telephone and fax numbers (with country and area code) are provided in addition to the e-mail address and the complete postal address. Full postal addresses must be given for all co-authors. Please consult a recent journal paper for style if possible.
A self-contained abstract outlining in a single paragraph the aims, scope and conclusions of the paper must be supplied.
Immediately after the abstract, provide a minimum of three keywords (avoid, for example, ‘and’, ‘of’). Be sparing with abbreviations: only abbreviations firmly established in the field may be eligible.
All Greek letters and unusual symbols should be identified by name in the margin, the first time they are used.
Follow internationally accepted rules and conventions: use the international system of units (SI). If other quantities are mentioned, give their equivalent in SI.
Number consecutively any equations that have to be displayed separately from the text (if referred to explicitly in the text).
All publications cited in the text should be presented in a list of references following the text of the manuscript.
Text: Indicate references by number(s) in square brackets in line with the text. The actual authors can be referred to, but the reference number(s) must always be given.
List: Number the references (numbers in square brackets) in the list in the order in which they appear in the text.
Reference to a journal publication:
 Vaerenbergh SM, Legros CP. Influence of thermal boundary conditions on the double-diffusive process in a binary mixture. Int. J. Thermal & Environmental Engineering 2010;1:109-129.
Reference to a book:
 Haik, Y: Engineering Design Process. Pacific Grove: Brooks/Cole, 2003.
Reference to a conference proceeding:
 Toukourou NM, Gakwaya B, Yazdani JJ. An object-oriented finite element implementation of large deformation frictional contact problems and applications. Proceedings of the 1st MIT conference on CFSM. Cambridge, MA, 2001.
Reference to a chapter in an edited book:
 Occeelli V, Tadrict W, Raddev H. Disintegration of cylindrical liquid columns in liquid-fluid systems: direct numerical simulation. In: Schmitt A (Ed), Dynamics of Multiphase Flows. Springer-Verlag, 2006, pp. 21-60
Free Online Color
If, together with your accepted article, you submit usable color and black/white figures then the journal will ensure that these figures will appear in color on the journal website electronic version.
Tables should be numbered consecutively and given suitable captions and each table should begin on a new page. No vertical rules should be used. Tables should not unnecessarily duplicate results presented elsewhere in the manuscript (for example, in graphs). Footnotes to tables should be typed below the table and should be referred to by superscript lowercase letters.
Authors will be notified of the acceptance of their paper by the editor. The Publisher will also send a notification of receipt of the paper in production.
All authors must sign the Transfer of Copyright agreement before the article can be published. This transfer agreement enables JUSPN to protect the copyrighted material for the authors, but does not relinquish the authors’ proprietary rights. The copyright transfer covers the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute the article, including reprints, photographic reproductions, microfilm or any other reproductions of similar nature and translations.
One set of page proofs in PDF format will be sent by e-mail to the corresponding author, to be checked for typesetting/editing. The corrections should be returned within 48 hours. No changes in, or additions to, the accepted (and subsequently edited) manuscript will be allowed at this stage. Proofreading is solely the author’s responsibility. Any queries should be answered in full. Please correct factual errors only, or errors introduced by typesetting. Please note that once your paper has been proofed we publish the identical paper online as in print.
The International Journal of Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (JUSPN) is a peer-reviewed refereed international journal. JUSPN is of interest and use to researchers who are concerned with research in various fields of, or closely related to, ubiquitous and Pervasive ad hoc , mesh and wireless networks. The International Journal of Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks aims to provide a highly readable and valuable addition to the literature, which will serve as an indispensable reference tool for years to come. The coverage of the journal includes all new theoretical and experimental findings in the fields of ubiquitous and Pervasive ad hoc, mesh and wireless networks or any closely related fields. The journal also encourages the submission of critical review articles covering advances in recent research of such fields as well as technical notes.
Ethical values for the publication are very essential for JUSPN to ensure:
– High-quality scientific publications.
– Public trust in scientific findings.
– Valuable credits for authors’ ideas.
The International Journal of Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks is committed to publishing only original work. This implies that the work has neither been published nor is concurrently under review. Articles found to be plagiarized will face the consequences of removing their papers from the journal as well as informing their employers. It is the responsibility of all authors to make sure that their submitted work is not plagiarized. Manuscripts that are found to have been published or under review elsewhere will also receive publication sanctions.
If authors have used their own previously published work or work that is currently under review, as the basis for a submitted manuscript, then they are required to cite the previous work. Also, they must include an indication of how their submitted manuscript offers novel contributions beyond those of the previous work.
Submitted manuscripts that are found to have either fabricated or falsified experimental results, including the manipulation of images, will receive publication sanctions.
All listed authors must have made some significant publication contribution to the research in the manuscript and approved all claims of their submitted work.
Individuals who have made other types of contributions that are not considered as co-authors’ contributions, including students and laboratory technicians, must be listed in the acknowledgement section of the paper.
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