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Proposals to organize a special issue for the International Journal of Network Management ([http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/%28ISSN%291099-1190 IJNM]) should be submitted by email to the associate editor: [http://wwwhome.cs.utwente.nl/~pras/ Aiko Pras], with a Cc to the editor in chief: [http://www.postech.ac.kr/~jwkhong/ James Hong].  
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Proposals to organize a special issue for the International Journal of Network Management ([http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/%28ISSN%291099-1190 IJNM]) should be submitted by email to the associate editor in chief: [http://inf.ufrgs.br/~granville/ Lisandro Granville], with a Cc to the editor in chief: [http://www.postech.ac.kr/~jwkhong/ James Hong].  
  
 
== Proposal contents ==
 
== Proposal contents ==
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* Previous experiences in organizing special issues / conferences in the area of network management
 
* Previous experiences in organizing special issues / conferences in the area of network management
 
* A draft version of the Call for Papers
 
* A draft version of the Call for Papers
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* A description on how the Call for Papers will be distributed. What mailing-lists do you expect to use?
 
* An indication of the number of expected papers and where they will come from
 
* An indication of the number of expected papers and where they will come from
 
* A description of the review process and the acceptance criteria
 
* A description of the review process and the acceptance criteria
 
* A list of potential reviewers. Note: you should expect a substantial number to decline, for whatever reason. Therefore make sure you have sufficient alternatives
 
* A list of potential reviewers. Note: you should expect a substantial number to decline, for whatever reason. Therefore make sure you have sufficient alternatives
 
* A tentative timetable (see below)
 
* A tentative timetable (see below)
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== Proposal template ==
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[https://www.simpleweb.org/wiki/images/9/9d/Special_Issue_template_for_IJNM.zip] Special_Issue_template_for_IJNM
  
 
== Timetable ==
 
== Timetable ==
Regarding planning, the following can be used as a rough indication (in months):
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(expressed in months)
* X: CFP announced
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* X: CFP announced on IJNM webpage and start of multiple rounds of announcements to various mailinglists by the guest editors
* X+4: Announced deadline for submission
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* X+4: Announced deadline for paper submissions
* X+5: Assignment of reviewers
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* X+5: Assignment of reviewers finalized (including possibly 2 weeks deadline extension if needed)
* X+8: Reviews received
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* X+7: Reviews received and author notification by the guest editors
* X+10: Camera ready received (after possible major revision)
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* X+10: Camera ready received (after possible major revision) + editorial submitted by guest editors to AEiC
* X+14: Final publication ready
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* X+12: Publication in IJNM issue (6 issues/year in odd numbered months)
IJNM is published 6 times each year, but the last issue of the year will not be used for special issues.
 
  
 
== Review process ==
 
== Review process ==
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== Example CfPs ==
 
== Example CfPs ==
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* Special Issue on [[‎Media:IJNM_SI_Internet_of_Things_and_Big_Data.pdf | Internet of Things and Big Data]]
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* Special Issue on [[‎Media:IJNM_SI_Software_Defined_Operations.pdf | Software Defined Operations]]
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* Special Issue on [[‎Media:IJNM_SI_IoT_Management.pdf | Internet of Things Management]]
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* Special Issue on [[‎Media:IJNM_SI_Multimedia_Service_Management.pdf | Multimedia Service Management]]
 
* Special Issue on [[Media:CfP-ETM.pdf‎ | Economic Traffic Management]]
 
* Special Issue on [[Media:CfP-ETM.pdf‎ | Economic Traffic Management]]
 
* Special Issue on [[Media:CfP-SORAN.pdf‎ | Managing Self-Organizing Radio Access Networks]]
 
* Special Issue on [[Media:CfP-SORAN.pdf‎ | Managing Self-Organizing Radio Access Networks]]
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* Special Issue on [[Media:IJNM-Cloud.pdf‎ | Management and Security technologies for Cloud Computing]]
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* Special Issue on [[Media:Cfp_SI_Network_Security.pdf | Measure, Detect and Mitigate – Challenges and Trends in Network Security]]
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* Special Issue on [[Media:IJNM_SI_Multimedia_Service_Management.pdf | Advances in Management of Multimedia Services]]
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Latest revision as of 14:08, 7 May 2019

Proposals to organize a special issue for the International Journal of Network Management (IJNM) should be submitted by email to the associate editor in chief: Lisandro Granville, with a Cc to the editor in chief: James Hong.

Proposal contents

Each proposal should include:

  • Proposed title of the issue
  • Name of guest editor and one or two co-editor(s)
  • Contact information, positions, and affiliations
  • Previous experiences in organizing special issues / conferences in the area of network management
  • A draft version of the Call for Papers
  • A description on how the Call for Papers will be distributed. What mailing-lists do you expect to use?
  • An indication of the number of expected papers and where they will come from
  • A description of the review process and the acceptance criteria
  • A list of potential reviewers. Note: you should expect a substantial number to decline, for whatever reason. Therefore make sure you have sufficient alternatives
  • A tentative timetable (see below)

Proposal template

[1] Special_Issue_template_for_IJNM

Timetable

(expressed in months)

  • X: CFP announced on IJNM webpage and start of multiple rounds of announcements to various mailinglists by the guest editors
  • X+4: Announced deadline for paper submissions
  • X+5: Assignment of reviewers finalized (including possibly 2 weeks deadline extension if needed)
  • X+7: Reviews received and author notification by the guest editors
  • X+10: Camera ready received (after possible major revision) + editorial submitted by guest editors to AEiC
  • X+12: Publication in IJNM issue (6 issues/year in odd numbered months)

Review process

It is essential to have a thorough review process, with (at least) 3 independent reviewers per paper. Papers coming from the organizers should be avoided. The guest editors are expected to write an editorial, however.

Example CfPs