Call for survey / tutorial papers
IEEE Systems journal invites authors to submit original and unpublished survey / tutorial articles for fast dissemination to stakeholders covering a spectrum of academics, entrepreneurs, industry, government, NGOs, and public at large. In order to streamline the submission and timely processing of this class of papers, we have appointed an associate editor dedicated to expedite review process for this class of submissions.
A unique and complementary characteristic of the IEEE Systems Journal is to incorporate within its scope both multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives of systems in diverse domains and applications including but not limited to engineering, life sciences, human factors , management, ethics and education. We seek tutorial / survey contributions from different areas such as autonomous vehicles and systems, energy, environmental monitoring and control, cloud computing, smart grids, human health and life science, defense security, social and political systems, to name a few. The scope covers the impact and power of engineering in efficient dealing with growing problems including environmental, social, energy, and communications. The areas of energy, system management, automation, transportation, systems engineering, and educational systems are individually discussed in other outlets in isolation from each other. Please refer to information for authors for the scope of the journal and a comprehensive list of interest areas at the journal web site: ieeesystemsjournal.org.
We also welcome papers in the area of systems-of-systems addressing problems with national and global significance. The systems-of-systems is an emerging interdisciplinary area that studies complex man-made and/or natural systems interacting with each other and at times operating under conflicting constraints, requirements, and outcomes. It does display characteristics over and above its constituting parts as implied in the notion of a system. The key feature contrasting "systems-of-systems" from "systems" is that the former normally includes humans and social organizations as an integral part whereas the latter predominantly addresses man-made systems and the role of humans are either minimal or at most at a supervisory level. The Systems-of-systems is born out of necessity in the twenty first century to address specific problems demanding solutions that stretch engineering well into other realms of knowledge. Systems-of-systems with its inherently multivariable / multi-domain nature aim to address integration of two or more such systems that may operate simultaneously under competing and /or conflicting conditions. Examples include response to a natural disaster that demands synchronized efforts from different sectors most of which include human decision making.
For further information and questions, please contact:
Professor Vincenzo Piuri
Department of Computer Science
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Milano
via Bramante, 65, I-26013 Crema (CR), Italy