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Published Special Sections

  • Internet-of-Things for Smart Cities and Urban Informatics (extended to February 29, 2016)__
    Guest Editors: Falko Dressler, Victor Leung, Mo Li, Edith Ngai
  • Networked Energy Systems: Architectures, Communication, and Management (extended to February 29, 2016)__
    Guest Editors: Chengbin Ma, Mo-Yuen Chow, Hubert Razik, Alireza Khaligh
  • Smart Agents and Cyber-Physical Systems for Future Industrial Systems (extended to November 30, 2015)__
    Guest Editors: Paulo Leitão, Jay Lee, and Luís Ribeiro
  • Industrial Sensing Intelligence (extended to November 30, 2015)__
    Guest Editors: Lei Shu, Guangdong, Carlo Cecati, Michael G. Pecht, Vincenzo Loia, and Noel Crepsi
  • Digital Holography for Industrial Applications  (extended to October 31, 2015)__
    Guest Editors: Peter Wai Ming Tsang, Ting-Chung Poon, and Wolfgang Osten
  • Event-based Distributed Signal Processing and Control   (extended to September 30, 2015)__
    Guest Editors: Maurice Heemels, James Lam, Zidong Wang, and Richard Zurawski
  • Healthcare Systems and Technologies  (extended to August 31, 2015)__
    Guest Editors: Gerhard P. Hancke and Kim-Fung Tsang
  • Industrial Internet of Things Based Intelligent Embedded Computing (extended to August 31, 2015)__
    Guest Editors: Gerhard P. Hancke, Reza Malekian, Kris Steenhaut, and Kim-Fung Tsang
  • New Trends in Control and Filtering of Networked Systems (extended to June 30, 2015)__
    Guest Editors: Qing-Long Ha, Mo-Yuen Chow, and Josep M. Fuertes
  • Big Data Analytics: Risk and Operations Management for Industrial Applications (extended to June 30, 2015)__
    Guest Editors: Hing Kai Chan, Tsan-Ming Choi, and Xiaohang Yue
  • Enabling Technologies and Methodologies for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining in Smart Grids (extended to March 31, 2015)__
    Guest Editors: Ahmed F. Zobaa, Alfredo Vaccaro, and Loi Lei Lai
  • Security and Reliability Challenges in Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks (extended to March 31, 2015)__
    Guest Editors: Yulong Zou, Lajos Hanzo, and George K. Karagiannidis
  • Industrial Wireless Networks – Applications, Challenges and Future Directions (extended to March 31, 2015)__
    Guest Editors: Kim-Fung Tsang, Mikael Gidlund, and Johan Åkerberg
  • Cloud Technologies in Industrial Systems and Applications (extended to February 28, 2015)__
    Guest Editors: Gerhard Hancke, Armando Colombo, and Stamatis Karnouskos
  • Monitoring, diagnosis, prognosis and techniques for increasing the lifetime/reliability of photovoltaic systems (extended to January 31, 2015)__
    Guest Editors: Eric Monmasson, Giovanni Petrone, and Carlos Andres Ramos Paja
  • Secure Detection, Estimation, and Control in CyberPhysical Systems (January 31, 2015)__
    Guest Editors: Jiming Chen, Ling Shi, and Mo-Yuen Chow
  • Computational simulation and risk analysis in industry (extended to December 31, 2014)__
    Guest Editors: David Olson, Desheng Dash Wu, Li Xu, and Chengbin Chu
  • Energy Efficient Technology in Sensor Networks (extended to November 30, 2014)__
    Guest Editors: Taejoon Kim, Zhong-Yi Jin, Il Han Kim, and Lei Tang
  • New Trends of Demand Response in Smart Grids (extended to October 30, 2014)__
    Guest Editors: Zaiyue Yang, Mo-Yuen Chow, Guoqiang Hu, Yan Zhang, and Yu Peter Liu
  • Modeling, diagnosis and control of fuel cell based technologies and their integration in smart grids and automotive systems (June 30, 2014)__
    Guest Editors: Cristian Kunusch, Carlos Ocampo-Martinez, and Maria Ines Valla
  • Industrial Collaborative Networks (extended to May 31, 2014)__
    Guest Editors: Luis M. Camarinha-Matos and Hamideh Afsarmanesh
  • New Trends in Intelligent Energy Systems (extended to March 31, 2014)__
    Guest Editors: Thomas Strasser, Pierluigi Siano, and Valeriy Vyatkin
  • Distributed Data Processing in Industrial Applications (extended to February 10, 2014)__
    Guest Editors: Piotr Gaj, Aleksander Malinowski, Thilo Sauter, and Adriano Valanzano
  • SS on Computational Intelligence in Electric Drives and Power Electronics (extended to Feb 15, 2014)__
    Guest Editors: Lech M. Grzesiak, Marcian Cistea, Milos Manic, Bartlomiej Ufanski
  • Modern Diagnostics Techniques for Electrical Machines, Power Electronics & Drives(January 31, 2014)__
    Guest Editors: Gérard-André Capolino, Jose Antonino-Daviu, and Martin Riera-Guasp
  • Control Strategies for Spatially Distributed Interactive Power Networks (January 31, 2014)__
    Guest Editors: Sudip K. Mazumder, Mo-Yuen Chow, and Marcelo G. Simōes
  • Technologies in Factory Automation (extended to March 30,2014)__
    Guest Editors: Marek Miskowicz, Alexander Fay, and Caela Seatzu
  • SS on Modeling and Simulation of Cyber-Physical Energy Systems (September 30, 2013)__
    Guest Editors: Edmund Widl, Christian Rehtanz, Peter Palensky, Pierluigi Siano
  • SS on IoT-The Internet of Things in Industry (September 30, 2013)__
    Guest Editors: Li Wang, Zu De Zhou, Ricardo Valerdi, Shang-Ming,
  • SS on Information and Control in e-Transportation Electronics (May 15, 2013)__
    Guest Editors: Mo-Yuen Chow, Federico Baronti, Sheldon S. Williamson, Chengbin Ma
  • SS on Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks ( Dec 1 2012 )__
    Guest Editors: Gerhard P. Hancke, V. Çağrı Güngör, Gerhard P. Hancke
  • SS on Building Automation, Smart Homes, and Communities (extended to Oct 15, 2012)__
    Guest Editors: Dietmar Bruckner, Tharam Dillon, Shiyan Hu, Tei-Wei Kuo, Peter Palensky, Tongquan Wei
  • SS on Intelligent Sensing Fundamentals and Applications (July 26, 2012)__
    Guest Editors: Xianyang Zhu, Thilo Sauter, Honghai Liu
  • SS on Ecosystem Oriented Architecture and Human Space Computing in Industrial Ecosystems (April 30, 2012)__
    Guest Editors: Elizabeth Chang, Ernesto Damiani, Milos Manic, Achim Karduck, Marcus Wilhelm Küster, Sergiu-Dan Stan, Peterson Stig
  • SS on Data-driven Approaches for Complex Industrial Systems (extended to May 1, 2012)__
    Guest Editors: Zhiwei Gao, Henrik Saxen, and Chuanhou Gao
  • SS on Industrial Control applications of FPGAs (extended to March 15, 2012)__
    Guest Editors: Eric Monmasson and Marcian Cirstea
  • SS on Information Technologies in Smart Grids (extended to March 15, 2012)__
    Guest Editors: Pierluigi Siano, Carlo Cecati, Gerhard Hancke, Peter Palensky, Xinghuo Yu,
  • SS on Cyber-Physical Systems for Future Industry (extended to Feb 28, 2012)__
    Guest Editors: Elizabeth Chang, Tharam Dillon, Luis Gomes, Stamatis Karnouskos, Armando Walter Colombo, Kit Yan Chan, Jaipal Singh, Vidyyasagar Potdar, Andrei Lobov, Paulo Leitao, Iman Bada
  • SS on Enterprise Information Systems with Industrial Applications (Dec 30, 2011)__
    Guest Editors: Ling Li and Ricardo Valerdi
  • SS on Software Engineering in Factory and Energy Automation (Dec 31, 2011)__
    Guest Editor: Valeriy Vyatkin
  • SS on Digital Control Systems in Power Electronics and Electrical Drives (extended to November 30, 2011)__
    Guest Editors: Jose Rodríguez, Marian Kazmierkowski, Jose Espinoza, Pericle Zanchetta
  • SS on Soft Computing in Industrial Informatics (extended to September 30, 2011)__
    Guest Editors: Xinghuo Yu, Okyay Kaynak, and Milos Manic
  • SS on Embedded and Reconfigurable Systems (extended to September 20, 2011)__
    Guest Editors: Luis Gomes and Juan José Rodríguez-Andina
  • SS on Advances in Theories and Industrial Applications of Networked Control Systems (extended to August 15, 2011)__
    Guest Editors: Lixian Zhang, Huijun Gao, Frank L. Lewis, and Okyay Kaynak
  • SS on Information Technologies within Engineering Education (extended to August 15, 2011)__
    Guest Editors: Juan José Rodríguez-Andina and Luis Gomes
  • SS on Distributed Computer Systems in Industry (extended to August 31, 2011)__
    Guest Editors: Piotr Gaj, Jürgen Jasperneite, and Max Felser
  • SS on Intelligent Video Systems and Analytics (March 28, 2011)  

  • Guest Editors: Honghai Liu, Shengyong Chen,Naoyuki Kubota, editorial in Feb 2012 issue

  • SS on Information Technology in Automation (March 31, 2011)  
    Guest Editors: Lucia Lo Bello and Georg Frey  
    editorial in Nov 2011 issue

  • Real-Time and (Networked) Embedded Systems (Jan 15, 2011) 
    Guest Editors:   Thomas Nolte, Roberto Passerone

  • Power-Aware Design for Embedded Systems (Nov. 30 2010)
    Guest Editors:   Jian-Jia Chen, Jörg Henkel, X. Sharon Hu

  • Cyber-Physical Systems and Cooperating-Objects: the New Frontier for Embedded Systems (Sept 30, 2010)
    Guest Editors:   Chenyang Lu,  Raj Rajkumar,  Eduardo Tovar

  • Software Synthesis and Execution Platform Mapping for Embedded Systems (July 31, 2010)
    Guest Editors:   Peter Marwedel, Grant Martin, and Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli 

  • Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technologies in Supply Chain Management (June 18, 2010)  
    Guest Editors:  Alexandre Dolgui and Jean-Marie Proth

Editorials of Published Earlier Special Sections

  • Special Section on Real-Time and (Networked) Embedded Systems - part II (Nov. 2010) Thomas Nolte and Roberto Passerone

  • Special Section on Real-Time Applications and Tools Design  (Nov. 2010) Giorgio Buttazzo and Tei-Wei Kuo

  • Special Section on Power-Aware Computing (August 2010) Jian-Jia Chen 

  • Special Section on Industrial Communication Systems (August 2010) Julian Proenza and Stefano Vitturi   

  • Special Section on Formal Methods in Manufacturing (May 2010) Javier Campos

  • Special Section on Industrial Control (February 2010)  Weng Khuen Ho and S. Joe Qin  

  • Special Section on In-vehicle Embedded Systems (November 2009) Francoise Simont-Lion   

  • Special Section on Real-Time and (Networked) Embedded Systems (August 2009) Thomas Nolte and Roberto Passerone    

  • Special Section on Communication in Automation (May 2009) Giorgio Buttazzo and Tei-Wei Kuo      

  • Special Section on Real-Time Systems  Part II (Feb. 2009) Giorgio Buttazzo and Tei-Wei Kuo    

  • Special Section on Real-Time Systems  Part I (Nov. 2008) Giorgio Buttazzo and Tei-Wei Kuo    

  • Communication in Automation Part  II (May 2008) Gianluca Cena and Francisco Vasques   

  • Communication in Automation Part  I (Feb. 2008) Gianluca Cena and Francisco Vasques   

  • Special Section on Wireless Technologies in Factory and Industrial Automation - Part II (Aug. 2007)    

    Daniele Miorandi, Elisabeth Uhlemann, Stefano Vitturi, and Andreas Willig

  • Special Section on Wireless Technologies in Factory and Industrial Automation—Part I  (May. 2007)  

  • Special Section on Communication in Automation (May 2006)  Thilo Sauter and Francisco Vasques

  • Special Section on Factory Communication Systems (Aug, 2005)   Christer Norström and Hans A. Hansson