International Journal of Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks


  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Prof. Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia University, Canada
  • Medium: Online
  • ISSN: 1923-7332
  • Country: Canada

The International Journal of Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (JUSPN) is a high-quality scientific journal devoted to fields of Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks. It 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 Systems and Pervasive Networks or 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.

INTRODUCTION

The Editor-in-Chief and the Editorial Board are very committed to build the Journal as one of the leading international journals in Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks in the next few years. With the support of the International Association for Sharing Knowledge and Sustainability (IASKS), it is expected that a heavy resource to be channeled 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. The journal is planning to publish 4 issues per year.

AIMS AND SCOPE

The International 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 Systems and Pervasive Networks disciplines. 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 Systems and Pervasive Networks or 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.


Latest Articles of JUSPN

Access Control Metamodels: Review, Critical Analysis, and Research Issues

JUSPN, volume-16 , Issue 2 (2022), PP 93 - 102

Published: 22 Apr 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.16.02.006

by Nadine Kashmar, Mehdi Adda, Hussein Ibrahim from Université du Québec à Rimouski, Rimouski, Canada, QC G5L 3A1,Institut Technologique de Maintenance Industrielle, Sept-Îles, Canada, QC G4R 5B7

Abstract: The new generation of networking environments such as the internet of things (IoT), cloud computing, etc. is emerging and releases new prospects to tr read more...

Keywords: Access control, metamodels, IoT, Industry 4.0, security and privacy, security policy


Use Cases of Data Reduction to Time Series Data in Sensor Monitoring

JUSPN, volume-16 , Issue 2 (2022), PP 87 - 92

Published: 08 Apr 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.16.02.005

by Selvine G. Mathias, Daniel Grossmann from Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt, Esplanade 10, 85049 Ingolstadt, Germany

Abstract: The aim of this paper is to investigate the use of data reduction techniques using distances and areas for monitoring of sensors using process mining read more...

Keywords: data reduction, sensor, use case, process model


A Novel Micro-services Cluster Based Framework for Autonomous Vehicles

JUSPN, volume-16 , Issue 2 (2022), PP 77 - 86

Published: 08 Apr 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.16.02.004

by Henry Alexander Ignatious , Hesham-El-Sayed, Manzoor Khan, Shawqi Kharbash and Sumbal Malik from College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE

Abstract: Modern technologies like digital spaces, intelligent transportation, and digital operations are faced with technical challenges related to data captur read more...

Keywords: Vehicular Networks, Trust Management, Cloud Computing, Dockers &Containers


Design and Study of a Digital Energy Building: Case of Morocco

JUSPN, volume-16 , Issue 2 (2022), PP 71 - 76

Published: 08 Apr 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.16.02.003

by Abdelali Agouzoul , Mohamed Tabaa, Badr Chegari, Meryem Mhenni, Emmanuel Simeu, Abbas Dandache, Karim Alami from LPRI Lab, EMSI Casablanca, Morocco, LGIPM, Lorraine University, France, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Grenoble INP, TIMA, 38000 Grenoble, France

Abstract: In the industrial revolution that followed, the aim of the industry is not only to improve and meet its urgent needs, but also to improve the standard read more...

Keywords: Digital twin, Building, Energy Management, Smart Cities, industry of the future, IoT


A Filtering Method for Fast Convex Hull Construction

JUSPN, volume-16 , Issue 2 (2022), PP 63 - 70

Published: 08 Apr 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.16.02.002

by Fatimah A. Alshehri, Reham Alshamrani from Computer Science Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Abstract: Computing the convex hull of a set of points is a fundamental issue in many fields, including geometric computing, computer graphics, and computer vis read more...

Keywords: Convex hull, filtering, priority queue


A smart spontaneous crowd evacuation system for large multi-exit exhibition centers based on IoT

JUSPN, volume-16 , Issue 2 (2022), PP 55 - 62

Published: 02 Apr 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.16.02.001

by Faouzi Kamoun, May El Barachi, Fatna Belqasmi, Abderrazak Hachani from ESPRIT School of Engineering, Tunis, Tunisia, P.O. Box 160-2083, University of Wollongong in Dubai, Dubai, UAE, P.O Box 20183, Zayed University, Dubai, UAE, P.O. Box 19282

Abstract: Plans to mass evacuate visitors in an exhibition center in the case of emergency situations are critical for public safety and disaster management. Ef read more...

Keywords: Evacuation system, crowd management, indoor navigation, smart exhibition center, fire evacuation, IoT


An Enhanced Fuzzy Clustering to Pattern Recognition for Cloud Computing, by using Model Aggregation and Model Selection

JUSPN, volume-16 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 49 - 53

Published: 26 Jan 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.16.01.006

by Choukri Djellali, Mehdi adda , Mohamed Tarik Moutacalli from Department of Computer Science and Engineering University of Quebec At Rimouski Rimouski, Canada, G5L 3A1

Abstract: Numerical schemes research on clustering models has been quite intensive in the past decade. Many models have been proposed to address the clustering read more...

Keywords: Data Mining, Deep Learning, Clustering, Artificial Neural Network, Fuzzy Logic, Cross-Validation.


Fire Risk Prediction Using Cloud-based Weather Data Services

JUSPN, volume-16 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 37 - 47

Published: 24 Jan 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.16.01.005

by Ruben Dobler Strand, Sindre Stokkenes, Lars Michael Kristensen, Torgrim Log from Department of Safety, Chemistry, and Biomedical laboratory sciences, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Haugesund, Norway, Department of Computer science, Electrical engineering and Mathematical sciences, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Bergen, Norway

Abstract: Dry and cold winter seasons result in very dry indoor conditions and have historically contributed to severe fires in the high and dense representatio read more...

Keywords: Smart city and cloud data services, Climate related fire risk, Mitigating urban fire risk


The Flipped Classroom Opportunities within The Hybrid Learning Approach in the UAE

JUSPN, volume-16 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 29 - 35

Published: 20 Jan 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.16.01.004

by Tariq Abu Hilal, Salam Hoshang, Hasan Abu Hilal from Higher Colleges of Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 4101

Abstract: Many higher education institutions are focusing on flipped classroom to gain the benefits that can be reaped for the institution, the students and tea read more...

Keywords: Flipped classroom, Online Education, Undergraduate Studies, Hybrid Learning.


DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR SMART GYM USING IOT

JUSPN, volume-16 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 23 - 27

Published: 19 Jan 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.16.01.003

by Krish Bhanushali, Viren Sureja , Vidhan Patel , Tanmay Thaker , Nishant Doshi from Pandit Deendayal Energy University, Gandhinagar, India, Gujarat-382426

Abstract: Currently, in a modern world where people are getting busier, it is hard for them to take time to work-out or exercise regularly by themselves. People read more...

Keywords: Smart Gym; database; IoT; Health and Fitness monitoring


Dynamic Segmentation, Configuration, and Governance of SDN

JUSPN, volume-16 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 07 - 22

Published: 10 Jan 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.16.01.002

by Mohammed Alabbad , Ridha Khedri from Communications and IT Research Institute, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Riyadh, 11442, Saudi Arabia, Dept. of Computing and Software, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Abstract: Software Defined Networks (SDN) is a networking paradigm that helps transform networks by breaking away from the restrictive constraints put by networ read more...

Keywords: Dynamic SDN, SDN Architecture, Secure SDN, SDN Segmentation, Formal Methods for Network Segmentation


Understanding the Operation of Motorcycle Taxi Drivers in Nigeria Using Causal Loop Diagram

JUSPN, volume-16 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 01 - 06

Published: 04 Jan 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.16.01.001

by Oluwasegun O. Aluko, Astrid Gühnemann, Paul Timms from Civil Engineering Department, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Department of Landscape, Spatial and Infrastructure Sciences, Institute for Transport Studies, Austria, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, UK

Abstract: Road safety is a subject of concern the world over and many studies have looked into how to improve safe travel. Motorcycles, including motorcycle tax read more...

Keywords: System Dynamics, Causal Loop Diagram, Safety Culture, Motorcycle Taxi.