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Subject: Call for Chapters: Mobile Computing over Cloud: Technologies, Services, and Applications

Call for Chapters
Mobile Computing over Cloud: Technologies, Services, and Applications
Editors: Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, Kai Lin, and Jaime Lloret


Mobile computing over cloud is a potential technology that uses mobile devices in combination with cloud computing. This book wants to take account of developments and trends that are taking place in the area of mobile computing over cloud.

Providing optimal services for mobile users over cloud do not need a powerful configuration since all the data and complicated computing modules can be processed in the clouds. Nowadays, many research of this area are likely to enter the domain with carrier-cloud services and give new chances for mobile network providers. It will also help to advance the mobile cloud in industry and corporate settings.


The mission of the book is to be a fundamental source for the advancement of knowledge, application, and practice in the interdisciplinary areas of mobile network and cloud computing. The book will address innovative concepts and critical issues in the emerging field of vehicular wireless network.
The book seeks to show interesting research experiences and applications of mobile computing over cloud around the world. It can help to disseminate them. The book will be an important way to communicate important concepts of mobile computing over cloud.


We invite authors to submit original technical chapters offering novel research contributions in any aspect of mobile computing over cloud, covering but not limited to the topics of interest listed below:

- Applications of mobile computing over cloud 
- Networks and systems design
- Mobility measurement, modeling, and simulation
- Energy management 
- Physical layer and antenna technologies 
- Protocols for mobile computing over cloud
- Security and privacy 
- Simulation and experimentation of mobile computing over cloud 
- Mobile learning over cloud
- Mobile healthcare over cloud
- Mobile commerce over cloud
- In-network processing and aggregation


Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit 2-3 page proposals describing the objectives and approach of each proposed chapter. The final deadline for proposals is July 31, 2012, but the editors will begin reviewing proposals and providing feedback immediately. 

Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by June 30, 2012 and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters will be due on October 1, 2012. All submitted chapters will undergo a double-blind peer review process. Contributors may also be invited to serve as reviewers for the project. 

Important dates:
Proposal submission deadline:                 July 31, 2012
Proposal notification: 		August 15, 2012

Full chapter submission deadline: 	October 1, 2012
Review Results to Authors: 		December 15, 2012

Revised Chapter Submission: 		January 15, 2013
Final Acceptance Notifications: 	January 30, 2013
Submission of Final Chapters:  	February 15, 2013

This book will be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the ?Information Science Reference? (formerly Idea Group Reference), ?Medical Information Science Reference,? ?Business Science Reference,? and ?Engineering Science Reference? imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit www.igi-global.com. This publication is scheduled for release in 2013.

Inquiries and submissions can be forwarded electronically (Word document) to the Editors:

Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues (Instituto de Telecomunicações, University of Beira Interior, Portugal)
Kai Lin (Dalian Universiy of Technology, China)
Jaime Lloret (Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain)

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