Mobile and Big Data Services on the Edge and the Cloud

in Special Issue   Posted on September 28, 2020 

Information for the Special Issue

Submission Deadline: Sat 31 Oct 2020
Journal Impact Factor : 0.000
Journal Name : International Journal of Data Science and Analytics
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Special Issue Call for Papers:

Guest Editors:

Alessio Botta, University of Napoli Federico II, Italy, [email protected]

Magdalini Eirinaki, San Jose State University, USA, [email protected]

Stefan Schulte, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, [email protected] 

Iraklis Varlamis, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece, [email protected] 

Suggested Topics for Submissions: The SI will showcase research works that materialize the concept of ubiquitous computing by combining edge and cloud services, and enable efficient management of big data collected from mobile sensors, connected vehicles, and the Internet of Things (IoT).  We encourage research on areas related to service-oriented technologies on the edge and the cloud and a combination of machine learning, predictive analytics, data modeling, system architectures, and data mining. Suggested topics include, but are not restricted to:

  • Mobile and Big Data Analytics and Mining
  • Mobile and Big Data Foundations
  • Mobile and Big Data Platforms and Technologies
  • Mobile and Big Data and Machine Learning Applications, Experiences and Case studies

Submission ProcessManuscripts must be submitted in the window between October 1st and October 31st, 2020, at All submissions will be reviewed by members of the Special Issue Reviewer Committee, which will comprise selected members from the Program Committee of BigDataService 2020, DAPPS 2020 and MobileCloud 2020 conferences. Based on the reviews for each paper, the Guest Editors PC chairs will initiate a discussion among the reviewers in order to reach consensus. Decisions will be based on the quality of the papers, which will consider the reviews and the outcome of the discussions. Each paper will be reviewed by 3 reviewers in the submission phase and for those that pass in a minor or major revision phase at least two of the reviewers will be asked to provide additional feedback on the revised version.The review process will be Single-blind. All invited papers will be asked to have at least 30% new content, focusing on experimental results and implementations.

Important Dates:

  • 31 October, 2020: Article submission deadline
  • 31 December, 2020: Authors notification
  • 31 January 2021: Authors revisions
  • 1 March 2021: Final notification
  • 1 April 2021: Final manuscript

Submission Guidelines: Papers submitted to this special issue for possible publication must be original and must not be under consideration for publication in any other journal or conference. All manuscripts must be prepared according to the journal publication guidelines and author’s instructions which can be found on the website ( Papers will be reviewed following the journal standard review process.

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