ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, Special Issue on "Evolution of IoT Networking Architectures"

02.2019: ACM TOIT Special Issue on the Evolution of IoT Network Architectures.

To support the sheer number of entities connecting to the /Internet of Things (IoT)/, emerging IoT networks must support the stewardship of
large amounts of data, in-network and in-flight computation/AI, distributed storage, and rich queries. While today's IoT uses standard IP-based messaging, its shortcomings have led to proposed extensions for constrained environment operation, publish-subscribe middleware,
data-centric routing, among other technologies. This special issue aims to present the most leading-edge research on:
- Next-generation IoT network architecture & protocols*, including improved support for QoS/QoE, increased mobility, streaming media, and integrated security; a path from client/server centralized models to a fully distributed comms architecture; edge data producer disruption.
- Cross-layer design*, enabling real-time & near-real-time data delivery and synchronization; support for efficient multi-party communication; collective behaviors (e.g., crowd sensing, crowdsourcing, resource federation); impacting low-power design; the wireless & mobile edge.
- Novel approaches to Edge networking for IoT*, such as distribution & orchestration of network functions to best support data processing
and aggregation; seamless interoperation of static and mobile edge infrastructure & devices; resilience and dynamic adaptation; data caching and migration; autonomous operation vs opportunistic connectivity; the proliferation and peering of "edges".
IoT communication interoperability*, such as proposals to articulate in a distributed and self-organizing way communication between different communication protocols; support for a large variety of heterogeneous and constrained devices; discovery & directory services.
- Network measurement & performance*, to assist in understanding, exposing and comparing the performance of current IoT resources, infrastructure and protocols in a variety of scenarios, including industrial & consumer IoT.
- IoT Privacy, security and trust challenges*, including data security, user privacy, distributed trust models, attestation, privacy- and policy-preservation, encrypted search, access control and policy management.

Guest Editors
Rute C. Sofia (mailto:rute.sofia@ulusofona.pt), COPELABS, University
Eve M. Schooler (mailto:eve.m.schooler@intel.com), Intel
Chris Winkler (mailto:chris.winkler@siemens.com), Siemens AG
Dirk Kutscher (mailto:ietf@dkutscher.net), University of Applied
Sciences Emden/Leer


Refer to: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/toit

Please select "Special Issue on Evolution of IoT Networking
Architectures" in the TOIT Manuscript Central Website


Submissions: June 30, 2019
First decisions: October 15, 2019
Revisions: November 11, 2019
Final decisions: January 31, 2020
Final (Camera-ready): February 29, 2020
Publication: May 2020



01.2020. The most recently hired researcher Nuno Ricardo Garcia had a paper accepted in IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI). TPAMI is the journal with the highest impact factor in the area of computer science (IF=17.73 for 2018). Congratulations.

11.2019. Accepted Paper, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology,
S. Tomic, M. Beko, “A Geometric Approach for Distributed Multi-hop Target Localization in Cooperative Networks’’, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. https://doi.org/10.1109/TVT.2019.2952715

07.2019: Accepted Paper, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation,
K Turbic, L. Correia, M. Beko. A Channel Model for Polarised Off-Body Communications with Dynamic Users’’, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 67, no. 11, pp. 7001-7013, November 2019. https://doi.org/10.1109/TAP.2019.2925157

06.2019: Accepted Paper, IEEE Access
D. Pedro, S. Tomic, L. Bernardo, M. Beko, P. Pinto, “Algorithms for Estimating the Location of Remote Nodes using Smartphones’’, IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 33713-33727, December 2019. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2904241

05.2019: Accepted Paper, MDPI Future Internet, Special Issue on Information-centric Networking

R. C. Sofia, Guidelines Towards Information-driven Mobility Management, Future Internet 2019, 11(5), 111; https://doi.org/10.3390/fi11050111

04.2019: Accepted Paper, MDPI Future Internet, Special Issue on Information-centric Networking

R. C. Sofia, P. Mendes, An Overview on Push-Based Communication Models for Information-centric Networking. MDPI Future Internet, 2019, 11(3), 74; https://doi.org/10.3390/fi11030074.

03.2019: Accepted Paper, European Control Conference 2019

Henry, D.; Cieslak, J.; Colmenarejo, P.; Branco, J.; Santos, N.; Serra, P.; Telaard, J.; Strauch, H.; Giordano, A. M.; De Stefano, M.; Ott, C.; Reiner, M.; Jaworski, J.; Papadopoulos, E.; Visentin, G.; Ankersen, F.; Fernandez, J.G.Model-based fault diagnosis and tolerant control: the ESA’s e.Deorbit mission

03.2019: Accepted paper, MDPI Future Internet 2019, Special issue on ICN

Sofia, Rute C.; Mendes, Paulo. An Overview on Push-based Communication Models for Information-Centric Networking

02.2019: New IRTF ICNRG draft

Mendes, Paulo; Sofia, Rute C.; Tsaoussidis, Vassilis; Diamantopoulos, Sotiris; Borrego, Carlos; Borrel, Joan; Sarros, Christos-Alessandros. nformation-centric Routing for Opportunistic Wireless Networks.

01.2019: Accepted paper, Sensors 2019, Special Issue on Wireless Location Tracking

Stankovic, S. S.; Stankovic, Milos; Johansson, Karl H.; Beko, Marko. On Consensus-based Distribution Blind Calibration of Sensor Networks

11.2018: Rute C. Sofia becomes Associate Editor of IEEE Access

11.2018: Accepted paper MDPI Sensors 2018, Special Issue on Wireless Location Tracking

Correia, Sergio; Beko, Marko; Cruz, Luis A. da Silva; Tomic, Slavisa. Elephant Herding Optimization for Energy-Based Localization

11.2018: Accepted paper Sensors 2018, Special Issue on Wireless Location Tracking

Tomic, Slavisa; Beko, Marko. Target Localization via Integrated and Segregated Ranging Based on RSS and TOA Measurements

11.2018: Results of the CEEC/COPELABS/JUNIOR2018: Prof. Dr. Pedro Sá Costa admitted.

10.2018: Rute C. Sofia becomes an IEEE Senior member

10.2018: Invited Talk: Cooperative wireless networking: Research challenges, P. Mendes, @LakesideLabs, University of Klagenfurt, Austria

09.2018: Accepted paper, ACM ICN 2018

P. Mendes, R. Sofia, V. Tsaoussidis, S. Diamantopoulos, J. Soares,Information-centric routing for opportunistic wireless networks. InProc. ACM ICN 2018, Sep. 2018.

09:2018: Accepted paper, IEEE WiMob

09.2018:C-BRAINs 2018/2019

C-BRAINS for 2018/2019 are out!

07.2018: Ciencia 2018

People-to-people Communication in Emergency Scenarios, P. Mendes, R. Sofia, M. Tavares, O. Aponte

06.2018: UMOBILE project

POC2 - information-centric communication in opportunistic scenarios, P. Mendes, M. Tavares, O. Aponte, R. Sofia, J. Soares


UMOBILE Demo in Italy, Umbria

04.2018 Accepted Book Chapter

 Rute C. Sofia, Liliana I. Carvalho., Francisco de Melo Pereira, Samrat Dattagupta.The Role of Smart Data in Inference of Human Behavior and Interaction. Book chapter. "Smart Data: State-of-the-Art and Perspectives in Computing and Applications".

03.2018 IRTF draft DABBER

Information-centric Routing for Opportunistic Wireless Networks





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