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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: [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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== Proposal contents ==
 
Each proposal should include:
 
Each proposal should include:
 
* Proposed title of the issue
 
* Proposed title of the issue
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* A draft version of the Call for Papers
 
* A draft version of the Call for Papers
 
* 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 expected acceptance criteria ?
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* A description of the review process and the acceptance criteria
* A list of potential reviewers
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* 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
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* A tentative timetable (see below)
  
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== Timetable ==
 
Regarding planning, the following can be used as a rough indication (in months):
 
Regarding planning, the following can be used as a rough indication (in months):
 
* X: CFP announced
 
* X: CFP announced
 
* X+4: Announced deadline for submission
 
* X+4: Announced deadline for submission
* X+5: Selection of reviewers (expect 50% to decline, for whatever reason)
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* X+5: Assignment of reviewers
 
* X+8: Reviews received
 
* X+8: Reviews received
 
* X+10: Camera ready received (after possible major revision)
 
* X+10: Camera ready received (after possible major revision)
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IJNM is published 6 times each year, but the last issue of the year will not be used for special issues.  
 
IJNM is published 6 times each year, but the last issue of the year will not be used for special issues.  
  
Note that it is essential to have a thorough review process, with 3 independent reviewers per paper. Papers coming from the organizers should be avoided. The guest editors are expected to write an editorial, however.
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== Review process ==
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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.

Revision as of 11:45, 9 February 2012

Proposals to organize a special issue for the International Journal of Network Management (IJNM) should be submitted by email to the associate editor: Aiko Pras, 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
  • 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)

Timetable

Regarding planning, the following can be used as a rough indication (in months):

  • X: CFP announced
  • X+4: Announced deadline for submission
  • X+5: Assignment of reviewers
  • X+8: Reviews received
  • X+10: Camera ready received (after possible major revision)
  • X+14: Final publication ready

IJNM is published 6 times each year, but the last issue of the year will not be used for special issues.

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.