Special Issue Information Special Issue Call for Paper Other Special Issues on this journal Closed Special Issues
Big Data Analytics for Sustainability

Big Data Analytics for Sustainability

Journal
Impact Score 15.18

OFFICIAL WEBSITE

Special Issue Information

Submission Deadline: 30-06-2017
Journal Impact Score: 15.18
Journal Name: Future Generation Computer Systems
Publisher: Future Generation Computer Systems

Special Issue Call for Papers

ustainability is a paradigm for thinking about the future in which environmental, societal and economic considerations are equitable in the pursuit of an improved lifestyle. Most of the economies are developing with breakneck velocities and are becoming epicenters of unsustainable global growth. Immense utilization of natural resources, waste generation and ecological irresponsibility are the reasons for such a dire situation. Big data analytics is clearly on a penetrative path across all arenas that rely on technology.



At present scientific area of chemical process engineering and natural hazards management is recognized as a method to integrate an efficient sustainability analysis and strategy. Those two engineering domains provide handful solution to manage systems by enabling the use of modeling, simulation, optimization, planning and control in order to develop a more sustainable product and process. In this context scientific simulation based on big data and collaborative work has to be developed for succeeding Computer-Aided Design/Engineering (CAD/E) of sustainable system. In scientific simulation based High Performance Computing (HPC) area, pre and post-processing technologies are the keys to make the investments valuable.



This special issue calls for high quality, up-to-date technology related to big data analytics for Sustainability and serves as a forum for researchers all over the world to discuss their works and recent advances in this field. A few best papers from IoTBDS 2017 and COMPLEXIS 2017 will be invited. In particular, the special issue is going to showcase the most recent achievements and developments in big data discovery and exploration. Both theoretical studies and state-of-the-art practical applications are welcome for submission. All submitted papers will be peer-reviewed and selected on the basis of both their quality and their relevance to the theme of this special issue.



The list of possible topics includes, but not limited to:

Geographical Big Data Analysis
Geography Big Data Mining and Exploration
Big Data for Smart Cities and Smart Homes
Large-scale Sustainable infrastructure and smart buildings
Large-scale Human Activities Data Computing
Sustainability Analysis of Energy Distributions
Internet of Things (IoT) services and applications
Internet of Vehicles (IoV) technologies
Passenger Sensing, Control and Management
Data-Driven Urban Management
Environment-Aware Application, analytics and visualization
Environment Big Data Processing and Analysis
Big Data Information Security for Sustainability
Knowledge-based systems, computing and visualization for Sustainability
Computational intelligence and algorithms for Sustainability
Cloud Computing Platform Based Big Data Mining
Energy-Consumption-Aware Ubiquitous Computing
Complex information systems for Sustainability
Environmental sensor networks, monitoring, environmental and weather studies
Energy efficient communication protocol for networks
Energy-efficient metrics and modeling for communication networks
Network traffic model and characteristics for information-centric networking
Future Generation Green ICT



Submission Guidelines



Authors should prepare their manuscript according to the Guide for Authors available from the online submission page of the Future Generation Computer Systems at http://ees.elsevier.com/fgcs/. Authors should select “SI: BD Analytics Sust” when they reach the “Article Type” step in the submission process.



Tentative schedule

Submission deadline: June 30, 2017

Pre-screening notification: July 16, 2017

First round notification: September 15, 2017

Revision due: October 30, 2017

Final notification: November 30, 2017

Final Manuscript due: December 30, 2017

Tentative publication date: Spring 2018



Guest editors



Dr. Zhihan Lu (Lead guest editor)

University College London, UK.

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=Sq_ovbQAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

(If you make an enquiry, please state FGCS SI: Big Data Analytics for Sustainability‘ in your email’s subject)



Dr. Rahat Iqbal

Coventry University, UK

Email: [email protected]

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=ji81dz8AAAAJ&hl=en



Dr. Victor Chang

Xi\'an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China

Email: [email protected]

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=IqIYZ14AAAAJ&hl=en

Closed Special Issues

Publisher
Journal Details
Closing date
G2R Score
Artificial Intelligence-of-Things (AIoT): Opportunities, Challenges, and Solutions

Artificial Intelligence-of-Things (AIoT): Opportunities, Challenges, and Solutions

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 31-08-2021 G2R Score: 15.18
Advances in Intelligent Systems for Online Education

Advances in Intelligent Systems for Online Education

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-05-2021 G2R Score: 15.18
Artificial Intelligence for Cyber Defence and Smart Policing (AICDSP)

Artificial Intelligence for Cyber Defence and Smart Policing (AICDSP)

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 30-04-2021 G2R Score: 15.18
Future-Generation Personality Prediction From Digital Footprints

Future-Generation Personality Prediction From Digital Footprints

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-02-2021 G2R Score: 15.18
Senti-Mental Health: Future Generation Sentiment Analysis Systems

Senti-Mental Health: Future Generation Sentiment Analysis Systems

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-12-2020 G2R Score: 15.18
Artificial Intelligence: The Security & Privacy Opportunities and Challenges for Emerging Applications

Artificial Intelligence: The Security & Privacy Opportunities and Challenges for Emerging Applications

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 30-11-2020 G2R Score: 15.18
Graph-Powered Machine Learning in Future-Generation Computing Systems

Graph-Powered Machine Learning in Future-Generation Computing Systems

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-07-2020 G2R Score: 15.18
Graph-Powered Machine Learning in Future-Generation Computing Systems

Graph-Powered Machine Learning in Future-Generation Computing Systems

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-07-2020 G2R Score: 15.18
Special Issue on Graph-Powered Machine Learning in Future-Generation Computing Systems

Special Issue on Graph-Powered Machine Learning in Future-Generation Computing Systems

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-07-2020 G2R Score: 15.18
Data Science for Smart Healthcare: Methodologies and Applications

Data Science for Smart Healthcare: Methodologies and Applications

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 30-01-2020 G2R Score: 15.18
“Internet of People: Human-driven Artificial Intelligence and Internet for Smarter Hyper-Connected Societies”

“Internet of People: Human-driven Artificial Intelligence and Internet for Smarter Hyper-Connected Societies”

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 20-01-2020 G2R Score: 15.18
Authentication, Identification and Identity Management Techniques in Blockchain

Authentication, Identification and Identity Management Techniques in Blockchain

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 05-01-2020 G2R Score: 15.18
Internet-of-Things and Cyber-Physical System in Smart City

Internet-of-Things and Cyber-Physical System in Smart City

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 30-12-2019 G2R Score: 15.18
Self-integrating Systems: Mastering Continuous Change

Self-integrating Systems: Mastering Continuous Change

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 20-12-2019 G2R Score: 15.18
Advanced Techniques and Emerging Trends in Smart Cyber-Physical Systems

Advanced Techniques and Emerging Trends in Smart Cyber-Physical Systems

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-12-2019 G2R Score: 15.18
Future Generation of Service-Oriented Computing Systems

Future Generation of Service-Oriented Computing Systems

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-12-2019 G2R Score: 15.18
Future Generation of Service-Oriented Computing Systems

Future Generation of Service-Oriented Computing Systems

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-12-2019 G2R Score: 15.18
Machine Learning and Knowledge Graphs

Machine Learning and Knowledge Graphs

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-12-2019 G2R Score: 15.18
Information-Centric Network enabler Communication for Internet of Things

Information-Centric Network enabler Communication for Internet of Things

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-10-2019 G2R Score: 15.18
New, Modern and Advanced Digital Forensic Techniques

New, Modern and Advanced Digital Forensic Techniques

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 31-08-2019 G2R Score: 15.18
Call-for-papers Computational Biostatistics and Biometrics in Internet-of-Medical-Things

Call-for-papers Computational Biostatistics and Biometrics in Internet-of-Medical-Things

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 31-08-2019 G2R Score: 15.18
“Advances in Self Protecting Systems”

“Advances in Self Protecting Systems”

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-07-2019 G2R Score: 15.18
Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics for IoT Security

Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics for IoT Security

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-07-2019 G2R Score: 15.18
Clusters, Clouds and Grids for Life Sciences (LIFE2019)

Clusters, Clouds and Grids for Life Sciences (LIFE2019)

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 10-07-2019 G2R Score: 15.18
Security and Trust in Cloud Application Life-Cycle Management

Security and Trust in Cloud Application Life-Cycle Management

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-11-2018 G2R Score: 15.18
Technological innovations in Digital transformation

Technological innovations in Digital transformation

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 30-09-2018 G2R Score: 15.18
Smart Data in Future Internet Technologies and Cloud Computing

Smart Data in Future Internet Technologies and Cloud Computing

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-05-2018 G2R Score: 15.18
Computation Intelligence for Energy Internet

Computation Intelligence for Energy Internet

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-05-2018 G2R Score: 15.18
Cloud and Fog Computing for Smart Cities Data Analytics and Visualisation

Cloud and Fog Computing for Smart Cities Data Analytics and Visualisation

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-03-2018 G2R Score: 15.18
“Novel edge computing-inspired approaches and paradigms for mobile IoT applications”

“Novel edge computing-inspired approaches and paradigms for mobile IoT applications”

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-02-2018 G2R Score: 15.18
Blockchain and Decentralization for Internet of Things

Blockchain and Decentralization for Internet of Things

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-02-2018 G2R Score: 15.18
Autonomous Cloud

Autonomous Cloud

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 31-12-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
High Performance Services Computing and Internet Technologies

High Performance Services Computing and Internet Technologies

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 31-12-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Edge of the Cloud

Edge of the Cloud

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 31-12-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Accountability and Privacy Issues in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Accountability and Privacy Issues in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 31-12-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Cyber Threat Intelligence and Analytics

Cyber Threat Intelligence and Analytics

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 31-12-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Intelligent Security and Optimization in Edge/Fog Computing

Intelligent Security and Optimization in Edge/Fog Computing

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-12-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Emerging Edge-of-Things Computing: Opportunities and Challenges

Emerging Edge-of-Things Computing: Opportunities and Challenges

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 30-11-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
High-Performance Computing for Big Data Processing

High-Performance Computing for Big Data Processing

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 30-11-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
The convergence of the Internet of Things and Cloud for Smart Healthcare

The convergence of the Internet of Things and Cloud for Smart Healthcare

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-11-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
New Landscapes of the Data Stream Processing in the era of Fog Computing

New Landscapes of the Data Stream Processing in the era of Fog Computing

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 03-11-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Benchmarking Big Data Systems

Benchmarking Big Data Systems

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-10-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Security and Privacy for RFID and IoTs

Security and Privacy for RFID and IoTs

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-10-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Recent Advances in Big Data Analytics, Internet of Things and Machine Learning

Recent Advances in Big Data Analytics, Internet of Things and Machine Learning

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 30-09-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Big Data and Internet of Things – Fusion for different services and its impacts

Big Data and Internet of Things – Fusion for different services and its impacts

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 30-09-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Security, Trust and Privacy in Cyber (STPCyber): Future Trends and Challenges

Security, Trust and Privacy in Cyber (STPCyber): Future Trends and Challenges

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 29-09-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Big Data for Context-Aware Applications and Intelligent Environments

Big Data for Context-Aware Applications and Intelligent Environments

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-09-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Emerging Services Science for Cloud Computing

Emerging Services Science for Cloud Computing

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 14-09-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Towards Smarter Cities: Learning from Internet of Multimedia Things-Generated Big Data

Towards Smarter Cities: Learning from Internet of Multimedia Things-Generated Big Data

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-09-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Emerging Trends, Issues and Challenges in Internet of Things, Big Data and Cloud Computing

Emerging Trends, Issues and Challenges in Internet of Things, Big Data and Cloud Computing

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 30-06-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Big Data Analytics for Sustainability

Big Data Analytics for Sustainability

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 30-06-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Spatiotemporal Big Data Challenges, Approaches, and Solutions

Spatiotemporal Big Data Challenges, Approaches, and Solutions

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-06-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Future Networking Research Plethora for Smart Cities

Future Networking Research Plethora for Smart Cities

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-06-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Scheduling Algorithms for Cyber-Physical-Social Workflows

Scheduling Algorithms for Cyber-Physical-Social Workflows

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-06-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Fusion of Cognitive Neural Computing Paradigms for Prevailing User Behaviour in Online Social Networks

Fusion of Cognitive Neural Computing Paradigms for Prevailing User Behaviour in Online Social Networks

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-05-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Social Internet of Things: Applications, Architectures and Protocols

Social Internet of Things: Applications, Architectures and Protocols

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-05-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Security and Privacy in Big Data-enabled Smart Cities: Opportunities and Challenges

Security and Privacy in Big Data-enabled Smart Cities: Opportunities and Challenges

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-05-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Intelligent Sensing and Applications for Cyber-Physical Systems

Intelligent Sensing and Applications for Cyber-Physical Systems

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-05-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Key Management and Key Distribution for Secure Group Communication in Mobile and Cloud Network

Key Management and Key Distribution for Secure Group Communication in Mobile and Cloud Network

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 05-04-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Internet of Knowledge

Internet of Knowledge

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-03-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
The Internet of Cultural Things: Towards a Smart Cultural Heritage

The Internet of Cultural Things: Towards a Smart Cultural Heritage

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-02-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Security and Privacy in Social Big Data

Security and Privacy in Social Big Data

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-01-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-01-2017 G2R Score: 15.18
Social Networking Big Data Opportunities, Solutions, and Challenges

Social Networking Big Data Opportunities, Solutions, and Challenges

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-12-2016 G2R Score: 15.18
Resource Management for Big Data Platforms

Resource Management for Big Data Platforms

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-12-2016 G2R Score: 15.18
Bio-Inspired Computing Paradigms in Security and Privacy for Smart City

Bio-Inspired Computing Paradigms in Security and Privacy for Smart City

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-12-2016 G2R Score: 15.18
Acoustic Sensor Networks in IoT Applications

Acoustic Sensor Networks in IoT Applications

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 30-11-2016 G2R Score: 15.18
New Developments in Cloud and IoT

New Developments in Cloud and IoT

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 15-11-2016 G2R Score: 15.18
Measurements and Security of Complex Networks and Systems

Measurements and Security of Complex Networks and Systems

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-11-2016 G2R Score: 15.18
Recent research in Computational Intelligence paradigms into Security and Privacy for Online Social Networks (OSNs)

Recent research in Computational Intelligence paradigms into Security and Privacy for Online Social Networks (OSNs)

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-10-2016 G2R Score: 15.18
Cybermatics: Advanced Strategy and Technology for Cyber-Enabled Systems and Applications

Cybermatics: Advanced Strategy and Technology for Cyber-Enabled Systems and Applications

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 30-09-2016 G2R Score: 15.18
Internet of Things: Security and Privacy in a Connected World

Internet of Things: Security and Privacy in a Connected World

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-08-2016 G2R Score: 15.18
Mobile Edge Computing: Opportunities, Solutions, and Challenges

Mobile Edge Computing: Opportunities, Solutions, and Challenges

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 30-12-2015 G2R Score: 15.18
High Performance Scheduling for Heterogeneous Distributed Systems

High Performance Scheduling for Heterogeneous Distributed Systems

Future Generation Computer Systems
Closing date: 01-12-2015 G2R Score: 15.18