Call for Paper- Special Issue in Distributed Systems and Internet of Things

 Journal: International Journal of Web Research (IJWR)

Special Issue: Special Issues on Recent Advances and Future Trends in Distributed Systems and

 Internet of Things


Guest Editor

Professor Cheng-Chi Lee

Affiliation: Distinguished Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Fu Jen Catholic University


Interests: His current research interests include data security, cryptography, network security, mobile communications and computing, and wireless communications.

Guest Editor

Professor Al-Sakib Khan Pathan

Affiliation: IEEE Senior Member, Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering,   United International University (UIU), Bangladesh


Research Interests: Wirelsess Sensor Network, Network Security and Cryptography, Wireless Network Routing , Security issues in Networking  , E-Services Technologies, Internet and Web Application


Guest Editor

Dr. Ahmad Jalili

Affiliation: Ahmad Jalili received the Ph.D. degree in Information Technology (computer networks) from Shiraz University of Technology, Shiraz, Iran, in 2018. He is currently an Assistant Professor and a member of faculty with the department of computer engineering and information technology of the Gonbad Kavous University. He has many publications in international conferences and journals regarding Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) and Software Defined Networks (SDNs).


Interests: His major fields of interest are Traffic Network Design Optimization, Performance Evaluation, Software Defined Networks (SDN), Internet of Thing (IoT), Cloud Computing, Smart Systems, Heuristic Algorithms, Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), Ad hoc Networks and Modeling, Mobile Communications and Computing, Optimization.


Guest Editor

Dr. Mehdi Gheisari

Affiliation: Researcher at the school of computer science, Guangzhou University, China


Interests: Privacy-preserving on the Internet of Things (IoT); Wireless Sensor Networks; Security; smart city

Guest Editor



Dr. Zahra Shirmohammadi

Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Shahid Rajaee University


Interests: Power Efficient Architectures, Energy Efficient IoT3D and 2D Network on Chip, Cyber-Physical System


Guest Editor

Dr Alisa A. Vorobeva,

Affiliation: Associate Professor, ITMO University, Russia


Interests: She is the author/co-author of more than 40 publications in technical journals and conferences. Her research interests are in the area of artificial intelligence and machine learning.


Guest Editor

Dr. AhmadReza Montazerolghaem

Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering, University of Isfahan

Email:  a.montazerolghaem[at]

Interests: His interests lie primarily in the area of Network Softwarization, Software-defined Networking, Network Function Virtualization, Internet of Things, Multimedia Networking and Optimization in Computer Networks.


Call for Papers - Special Issue on "Recent Advances and Future Trends in Distributed Systems and Internet of Things"


International Journal of Web Research (IJWR)

Call for Papers - Special Issue on Recent Advances and Future Trends in Distributed Systems and Internet of Things


Distributed systems and Internet of Things have emerged as pivotal technologies with broad applications across various domains, including communication, healthcare, transportation, and beyond. They are at the forefront of technological innovation, driving transformative changes in how we interact with and leverage information technology. This special issue of The International Journal of Web Research (IJWR) aims to explore "Recent Advances and Future Trends in Distributed Systems and Internet of Things." We invite researchers and experts to submit their original research and innovative insights in this rapidly evolving field.


 Subject and Scope:

This special issue welcomes original research articles, reviews, and cutting-edge contributions that address a wide range of topics related to distributed systems and smart networks. The scope of this special issue includes but is not limited to the following areas:


Topics of Interest:

This Special Issue focuses on the following topics but is not limited to:

  1. Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies in Smart Networks
  2. Edge and Fog Computing for Distributed Systems
  3. Security and Privacy in Distributed Systems
  4. Internet of Things (IoT) and Its Integration with Smart Networks
  5. Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for Internet of Things
  6. 5G and Beyond: Network Infrastructure and Services
  7. Energy-Efficient IoT Solutions
  8. Distributed Data Management and Analytics
  9. Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
  10. Privacy and Security in Mobile Crowd Sensing (MCS)
  11. Human-Computer Interaction in IoT Environments
  12. Edge AI and Intelligent Edge Devices
  13. Cloud Computing and Its Impact on Distributed Systems
  14. IoT and Distributed Systems
  15. Wireless Sensor Networks and IoT Applications
  16. Integration of Distributed Systems with Smart Cities
  17. Big Data Processing and Analytics in Distributed Environments
  18. Distributed Control Systems for Industrial Applications
  19. Trust and Trust Management in Distributed Systems
  20. Quantum Computing and Its Implications on IoT Security
  21. Self-Healing and Resilience in Distributed Networks


Authors are encouraged to submit their original contributions addressing any of the above-listed topics or related areas. Submitted papers should adhere to the journal's guidelines for manuscript preparation and follow the peer-review process. We look forward to receiving high-quality submissions that will contribute to the advancement of distributed systems and smart networks.


Important Dates:

- Paper Submission Deadline: 29 February 2024

- Notification of Acceptance: Two months after submissions

- Expected Publication Date: Articles will be published immediately after acceptance


Submission Guidelines:

Original articles that have not been published elsewhere are sought for this special issue. The "Submit Online" button on the journal's submission page allows authors to follow the journal's formatting and submission instructions. The authors should mention that their article is for this special issue in the cover letter. For submission guidelines and additional information, please visit the IJ-DSSN website at . We invite researchers, academics, and professionals to share their latest research findings and contribute to the knowledge base of distributed systems and smart networks. Join us in shaping the future of this exciting field!


Review Strategy:

In line with the journal strategy


  • Distributed Systems
  • Smart Networks
  • Blockchain
  • Edge Computing
  • Security and Privacy
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Machine Learning
  • Mobile Crowd Sensing (MCS)
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Data Analytics
  • Network Virtualization
  • Software Define Network (SDN)
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Cloud Computing