[hpc-announce] CfP Elsevier PMC - Special Issue on "Location Based Services and Applications in the era of Internet of Things"

Carlo Giannelli gnncrl at unife.it
Fri Dec 20 09:05:37 CST 2019

Dear Author,

we would like to invite you to contribute a paper to the special issue 
"Location Based Services and Applications in the era of Internet of Things".
This special issue belongs to Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing 
Journal (ISSN: 1574-1192). Both article and review are welcome.


Submission deadline: January 31, 2020
First notification: April 30, 2020
Revised Manuscript: June 30, 2020
Final notification: September 10, 2020

Guest Editors: Paolo Bellavista, Carlo Giannelli, Mirco Musolesi, Marco 

This Special Issue addresses the innovative developments, technologies, 
and challenges related to IoT Location Based Service (LBS) design and 
implementation for ubiquitous and pervasive application scenarios. The 
Special Issue is seeking the latest findings from research and ongoing 
projects. Additionally, review articles that provide readers with 
current research trends and solutions are also welcome. The potential 
topics include, but are not limited to:
- LBS and Internet of Things
- Geospatial services and resource discovery
- Seamless interaction between people and things in pervasive environment
- Architecture for distributed geospatial applications
- Edge/Fog Computing Architectures to support LBS applications
- Vehicles as Connected Smart Objects in IoT applications
- Drone Applications & IoT
- Heterogeneity and Interoperability management
- 5G Architectures and Applications for the next generation of LBS services
- Indoor and outdoor localization technologies
- IoT Pervasive and Ubiquitous Applications
- Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for localization and LBS
- Real-world experiences, e.g., in Smart City and Industrial IoT 

* Keywords *
Location, Based Service, Internet of Things, Edge Computing, Fog 
Computing, Mobile Computing, Pervasive Computing, Ubiquitous Computing, 
Algorithms, Architectures

* Submission instructions *
Detailed instructions about manuscript formatting can be found at 

The submission site is available at 
When submitting, specify "VSI:LBS in the era of IoT" as the Special 
Issue name.

Kind regards,
Carlo Giannelli

Carlo Giannelli, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Distributed Systems Research Group
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
University of Ferrara
Via Saragat 1, Ferrara - 44122 - Italy

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