Thursday, August 27, 2015

[DMANET] SI of Springer CASM (Thomson Reuters Indexed) on Modeling Complex Communication Networks
Thomson Reuters indexed in the Web of Science (ESCI) starting
November 2015

Thematic series on modeling large-scale/complex communication networks using
complex networks and agent-based modeling techniques
Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling welcomes submissions to the new thematic
series on Modeling large-scale communication networks using complex networks
and agent-based modeling techniques.

Key features of Springer CASM

Deadline for submissions: Ongoing. Review Process commences following
submission. First decisions typically within 6 weeks
Publication Fees: Full fee waivers available in case of problem in funding
(Email the Editor at before submission to expedite
Copyright: Remains with Author
Mode of publication: Online/open access.
Fast Publication process: Process starts immediately after acceptance
Indexing: New Edition of Thomson Reuters in Web of Science under Emerging
Sources Citation Index (ESCI) starting November, 2015
Average Google scholar citations per article: 8.85
Individual Article influence metrics measured using Altmetrics
Examples of downloads/Views

This thematic series intends to publish high quality original research as
well as review articles on case studies, models and methods for the modeling
and simulation of large-scale and/or complex computer communication networks
using various approaches such as:

Complex communication networks/Complex social networks (such as modeled
using tools such as Gephi, Network Workbench and others)
Agent-based models (such as based on NetLogo, Repast, Mason, Swarm and
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

Multiagent systems
Cognitive Sensor Networks
Wireless Sensor Networks
Sensor Actuator Networks
Cloud computing
Internet of Things
Service-oriented architectures
Pervasive Computing
Mobile Computing
Nano-Communication Networks
Peer-to-peer networks

Submission instructions:

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the
author instructions for Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling. The complete
manuscript should be submitted through the Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling
submission system ( ). To
ensure that you submit to the correct thematic series please select the
appropriate section in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition,
indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be
considered as part of the thematic series on "Modeling large-scale
communication networks using complex networks and agent-based modeling
All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will
be published within the journal as a collection.

Lead guest editor: Muaz A. Niazi, COMSATS Institute of IT

Submissions will also benefit from the usual benefits of open access
Rapid publication: Online submission, electronic peer review and production
make the process of publishing your article simple and efficient
High visibility and international readership in your field: Open access
publication ensures high visibility and maximum exposure for your work -
anyone with online access can read your article
No space constraints: Publishing online means unlimited space for figures,
extensive data and video footage
Authors retain copyright, licensing the article under a Creative Commons
license: articles can be freely redistributed and reused as long as the
article is correctly attributed

Kind regards,

Muaz A. Niazi, PhD SMIEEE
Chief Scientific Officer,
Computer Science Department,
COMSATS Institute of IT, Pak.
Editor-in-Chief Springer Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling
Editor-in-Chief IGI Global IJPHIM

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