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Mobile Communications and Applications

Editorial Board
Editors in Chief:
  • yun lin (Harbin Engineering University)
  • Vanlin Sathya (University of Chicago)+ BioDr. Vanlin Sathya is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Chicago, USA, where he works on the issues faced in 5G real-time coexistence test-bed when LTE-unlicensed and Wi-Fi try to coexist on the same channel. He received his Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science (2009) and Master of Engineering in Mobile and Pervasive Computing (2011) from Anna University, Chennai, India. In 2016, he received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad, India. He continued his career at IIT Hyderabad where he was a Project officer for the converged radio access network Radio Access Network (RAN) project. His primary research interests include Interference Management, handover in Heterogeneous LTE Network, Device to Device communication (D2D) in Cellular Network, Cloud Base Station and Phantom cell (LTE-B), and LTE in unlicensed
  • Vincent Cicirello (Stockton University)+ BioVincent A. Cicirello, Ph.D. is a Professor of Computer Science at Stockton University in Galloway, NJ, USA, where he has been a faculty member since 2005. He is also among the founding faculty of Stockton University's Behavioral Neuroscience program, an interdisciplinary undergraduate minor. He earned a Ph.D. in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University in 2003, and also graduated from Drexel University in 1999 with an M.S./B.S. in Computer Science, and a B.S. in Mathematics. His research interests include artificial intelligence, computational intelligence, evolutionary computation, machine learning, and swarm intelligence. He was designated an ACM Senior Member in 2011, received the 2005 AAAI Outstanding Paper award, and was nominated for the 2006 GECCO Best Genetic Algorithm Track Paper award. He received a U.S. Patent in 2010, and has published over 50 journal and conference publications. He is a member of AAAI (Life member), ACM (Senior Member), ACM SIGCSE, ACM SIGAI, ACM SIGEVO, CCSC, IEEE, IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, and SIAM.
Area Editors:
  • Baoxian Zhang (Graduate Univ. of Chinese Academy of Sciences)
  • Cristian Borcea (NJIT)
  • Paolo Bellavista (University of Bologna)
  • Tommaso Melodia (SUNY Buffalo)
  • Claude Oestges (Université catholique de Louvain)
  • Qing Yang (University of North Texas)
  • Shaoen Wu (Ball State University, USA)
  • tigang jiang (UESTC)
  • Jian Ren (Michigan State University)
  • Lei Chen (Georgia Southern University)
  • Houbing Song (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University)+ BioHoubing Song (M’12–SM’14) received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, in August 2012. In August 2017, he joined the Department of Electrical, Computer, Software, and Systems Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL, where he is currently an Assistant Professor and the Director of the Security and Optimization for Networked Globe Laboratory (SONG Lab, He served on the faculty of West Virginia University from August 2012 to August 2017. In 2007 he was an Engineering Research Associate with the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. He serves as an Associate Technical Editor for IEEE Communications Magazine. He is the editor of four books, including Smart Cities: Foundations, Principles and Applications, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2017, Security and Privacy in Cyber-Physical Systems: Foundations, Principles and Applications, Chichester, UK: Wiley-IEEE Press, 2017, Cyber-Physical Systems: Foundations, Principles and Applications, Boston, MA: Academic Press, 2016, and Industrial Internet of Things: Cybermanufacturing Systems, Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2016. He is the author of more than 100 articles. His research interests include cyber-physical systems, cybersecurity and privacy, internet of things, edge computing, big data analytics, unmanned aircraft systems, connected vehicle, smart and connected health, and wireless communications and networking. Dr. Song is a senior member of ACM. Dr. Song was the very first recipient of the Golden Bear Scholar Award, the highest campus-wide recognition for research excellence at West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), in 2016.
  • Dalei Wu (The University of Tennessee at Chattanoog, USA)
  • Jianjun Yang (University of North Georgia)
  • Ruolin Zhou (University of Massachusetts)
  • Ashutosh Kumar Dubey (Chitkara University Institute of Engineering and Technology Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh, India)+ BioDr. Ashutosh Kumar Dubey is an expert in the field of Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence and Optimization. He is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering department in Chitkara University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh, India. He is Senior Member of IEEE, Professional Member of ACM, Member of IACSIT and IAENG. He is also the Member of IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Computer Architecture, Computer Communications, Intelligent Informatics, Software Engineering, Computational Life Sciences, Cloud Computing Community and Smart Grid Community. He has more than 12 years of teaching experience. He has authored a book name Database Management Concepts. He is also heading the organization name ACCENT Social and Welfare Society from 2011. The main aim of this society is to encourage the activities of research and developments through organizing/sponsoring conferences and workshop. His research areas are Data Mining, Optimization, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, IoT and Object-Oriented Programming.
  • Dr. Anand Nayyar (Duy Tan University)+ BioDr. Anand Nayyar (Academician, Researcher, Author, Writer, Inventor, Innovator, Scientist, Consultant and Orator) received MCA from Punjabi University, Patiala in 2008 with Gold Medal and Distinction, M.Phil (Computer Science) in 2009 with 1st Division from V.M.U, Tamil Nadu, M.Tech (Information Technology) in 2011 with 1st Divison cum Distinction and University Topper, MBA (Information Systems) with 1st Division from Sikkim Manipal University, Manipal. He did Ph.D. in Computer Science from Desh Bhagat University, Mandi Gobindgarh in 2017 in Wireless Sensor Networks, Swarm Intelligence, and Network Simulation. (Topper in Course Work). A Certified professional with 75+ International & Globally Recognized Professional Certifications from various IT Giants like: CISCO/Cyberoam Certifications: CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cyberoam Certified Network and Security Professional (CCNSP). Microsoft Certifications: MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, MCSD (App Builder), MCSA-2008/2012/2016-Windows Servers, Cloud Platform, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, MCSE: Productivity, MCSA: Dynamics 365, MCSE: Business Applications. Oracle Certifications: Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)-Java SE 8 Programmer, Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)- Java SE 8 Programmer, Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)- Oracle 12c Database Administrator, Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)- Oracle 12c Database Administrator. Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certified, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certified, Certified Scrum Master, Certified Data Center Professional (CDCP), Certified Data Center Specialist (CDCS), Certified Data Center Expert (CDCE), Certified Data Center Facilities Operations Manager (CDCFOM), Certified Big Data Foundation Specialist (CBDFS), Foundation Certificate in DevOps (FCDO), Certified DevOps Master (CDM), Certified Computer Hardware Engineer (CCHE), Certified Web Developer (CWD), Agile Scrum Foundation (ASF), Agile Scrum Master (ASM), Certified PHP Developer, Associate in Project Management (ASM), Professional in Project Management (PPM), Certified Project Director (CPD). EXIN Certifications: ISQTB Certified Tester Foundation Level, EXIN-ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (ITIL), PRINCE2 ® Foundation Certificate in Project Management. Asian School of Cyber Laws (ASCL): Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified in Cyber Law Protection, Certified in Data Privacy Law. GAQM Certifications: Linux Certified Professional (LCP), Linux Certified Engineer (LCE), Linux Certified Master (LCM), Certified Cloud Computing Professional (CCCP), Certified Cloud Computing Consultant (CCCP). Misc. Certifications: Linux Administration, Oracle Workforce Development Programme: Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) (Oracle 9i)- SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) (Oracle 12c)- Data Guard Administration, Project Management Professional, AutoCAD, DTP, Manipal Global and Google Certified Digital Marketing Professional, Google Certified Power Search. Published 350+ Research Papers in various National and International Conference’s and various International Referred Journals (Scopus, SCI/SCIE/SSCI) and even Reputed IT Magazines like Open Source for You and Electronics for You. He has published 25 Books in different subjects of Computer Science with National and International publishers like Springer, IGI-Global, Elsevier, CRC Press, BPB Publications etc. He is acting as Programme Committee/Organizing Committee/ Advisory Committee/ Reviewer Committee Member for various International Conferences across globe. He is one of the Top Reviewers in Computer Science as per “”. He has 16+ Years of Teaching and Research Experience with Pace Computers Ltd., Ludhiana, Arya College, Ludhiana, KLSD College, Ludhiana and KCL Institute of Management and Technology, Jalandhar (Under Punjab Technical University (PTU), Jalandhar. Currently working as Professor, Scientist and Researcher in Graduate School, Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Vietnam. He has guided 2 M.S., 7 M.Tech (5=CSE) & (2=ECE) students and 30 MCA students for thesis and projects respectively. He has evaluated 14 Ph.D Thesis from various universities of India in the area of Computer Science and Information Technology. He is a part of more than 500+ Research Journals as Editorial Board member, Review Board Member for various SCOPUS/SCI/SCIE/SSCI journals. He is Associate Editor for IGI-Global Journals—IJISP, IJDST, IJCINI, IJGC. He is acting as Editor in Chief for IGI-Global Journal titled “International Journal of Smart Vehicles and Smart Transportation (IJSVST)”. He has acted as Session Chair and Session Co-Chair in more than 20 National Conferences and 40 International Conferences and also 20National/International Conferences as Keynote Speaker. He has delivered more than 50+ talks in different Faculty Development Programs across the country. He is member of more than 50 International & National Research Societies. He has 5 Patents to his Credit. He has been speaker at Google I/O 2018 Mien Trung event and FinTech 2018, 2019- Highly reputed Industry events in Viet Nam. He is member of 50+ Research Organizations on grade of Senior/Life/Associate. He is acting as Senior Member of ACM and also acting as ACM DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER. He has been awarded with 25 Awards for Teaching, Research, Innovation and Scientist Activities-Shiksha Ratan Puraskar, Best Citizen of India, ISTE Best Teacher Award, Young Scientist Award, Bharat Excellence Award, Outstanding Reviewer Award, Rashtriya Gaurav Award, Rashtriya Jewel Award, Global Excellence Award, Exemplary Educationist Award, Distinguished Faculty Award, Indira Gandhi Award of Excellence, Global Role Model Teacher Award, Young Researcher Award, Best Scientist Award, Indo International Emerging Star Award, Global Indian Personality Award, Asian Award for Intellectual People, Outstanding Researcher (Computer Science & Engineering), Top 1% Reviewers (2019- Publons)- Computer Science, Engineering and Cross-Field, Distinguished Scientist Award 2019, International Researcher of Year Award 2020. He has been cited in Marquis Who’s Who in the World in 2014/2015/2016/2017/2018/2019/2020 and Rifacimento International: Reference Asia: Asia’s Who’s Who of Men and Women of Achievement 2013. He has created more than 250+ Videos on YouTube on his Channel: Gyaan with Anand Nayyar. He is currently working in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks, Swarm Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Wireless Communications, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Smart Cities, Wireless Communications, High Performance Computing, Internet of Things (IoT), Data Science Analytics, Open Source Technology, Drones, Computational Intelligence and Blockchain technology.
  • B. Gupta (National Institute of Technology Kurukshtra)
  • Yulong Ying (School of Energy and Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai University of Electric Power)+ BioYulong Ying received the B.S. degree in power and energy engineering from Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China, in 2010 and received the M.S. degree in power machinery and engineering from Harbin Engineering University, China, in 2013. And he received the Ph.D. degree in marine engine engineering from Harbin Engineering University, China, in 2016. From 2013 to 2016, He was also an engineer and researcher in Shanghai Electric Shanghai Electric Gas Turbine Co., Ltd. And now he is currently an assistant Professor in School of Energy and Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai University of Electric Power, Shanghai, China. His research interests are in the fields of thermodynamics, control system, signal feature extraction and pattern recognition, machine learning, and power machine fault diagnosis and prognosis, and he has published over 50 research papers on these topics.
  • Ya Tu (Harbin Engineer University)
  • Peihan Qi (Xidian University)
  • AO LI (Harbin University of Science and Technology)
  • Dr A M Viswa Bharathy (Malla Reddy College of Engineering and Technology, India)
  • Akhilesh Kumar Sharma (Dr.)+ BioDr. Akhilesh K. Sharma Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in Manipal University Jaipur (India) in school of Computer Science and Information Technology department. He has more than 15 years of experience in academic and research field. He has worked in various universities and engineering institutes of national and international repute. He has won various prestigious awards like the best research proposal award by ACM and CSI (Computer Society of India) Udaipur chapter. His area of interests include Big data analytics, deep learning, classification and clustering methods, Data mining and machine learning, cognitive intelligence etc. He has authored/co-authored a large number of technical research articles which were published in various journals, books and conference proceedings with good citation index. He has completed a few sponsored projects in the areas of R&D and optimization. He has guided a large number of projects for graduates, post graduates and PhD courses in engineering discipline. He has visited several places for presenting research articles, chairing sessions and delivering lectures like IITs, NITs. He visited Vietnam, China, Singapore and Thailand etc. He is a Senior Member of Indo-U.S. Collaboration in Engineering Education (IUCEE), ACM, and Computer Society of India (CSI) and Member compliance committee of MIR Labs Washington, USA. He has organized conferences, faculty development programs, workshops and seminars. He has been included as an expert committee member based on his expertise. Due to his meritorious contributions in the field of education, he has been awarded best paper award, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore as visiting research scientist etc. He has received Best teacher award for his contributions in academics. He is an accomplished scientist with large number of research publications to his credit. He is actively involved in computational and experimental research work. His interests in Deep learning, machine learning, big data analytics has built a large fan following with many senior scientists visiting his laboratory. He was the recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi sadbhavna award given by Mrs. Sonia Gandhi (Former President of Indian National Congress, United Progressive Alliance Govt.) at 10-Janpath in India. He visited IIT Indore to deliver guest lecture on latest research areas and He was succeeded to fetched/received grant from Department of Electronics and Information Technology (GOI) and successfully conducted industrial excursion and ESDM workshop for the university students. Recently he has been awarded for the distinguished research excellence award for the year 2017, and for the best research proposal award by ACM and CSI in Doctors Conference-2016. One can reach to him at
  • Bo Li (Harbin Institute of Technology at Weihai)
  • Murat Kuscu (Koc University)
  • Xuanheng Li (Dalian University of Technology)
Aims & Scope

The application of mobile technologies in communication systems could be tracked back into 1980s. The emerging of cognitive radio targeted on the revolutionary spectrum access paradigm has sparked a radical change on wireless mobile system design, development, and performance analysis. Since then, the state-of-the art of wireless communications has been significantly advanced, from substantial improvement on spectrum usage, smart adaptation and coexistence in radio and network environments, fundamental enhancement on performance and capacity, to considerable reduction of complexity in mobile network management. This trend will strengthen even more with the advent of fifth generation (5G) communication networks that will impose new challenges, related mainly to the heterogeneity of such networks, the improvement of the quality of experience of users, and the efficient and sustainable use of network resources. Solutions for energy efficient, sustainable future Internet are heavily relied on advanced technologies, new ways of thinking on network design and development, as well as new theoretic foundations. Mobile communication ecosystems need to be equipped with advanced intelligence coming from machine learning, data analytics, and cognitive computing to meet the challenges. We believe mobile communications will remain an important and active area of research for the next several decades. It becomes necessary to provide a common forum to publish high quality papers, and to offer readers a single source to get inspiring ideas and important findings in this area.

To fulfill this purpose, it is our honor to provide the EAI Endorsed Transactions on Mobile Communications and Applications. This journal is an open access, peer-reviewed scholarly archival journal that is committed to the timely publication of high-quality original research papers on all aspects of mobile communications theories, technologies, systems, and applications. All submissions will go through a rigorous peer-review process and be reviewed by expert referees and evaluated by the editorial board. The aims of the transactions are:

  • to provide a dedicated platform for timely publishing of high quality, peer-reviewed, original papers in fields of mobile communications.
  • to be a leading journal that publish contributions from a wide range of cross-disciplinary and collaborative domain knowledge related to mobile technologies, theories, systems, and applications, such as information science, computer science, mathematics, and physics.

The Transactions provide flexible means to publish latest results in a timely manner. It accepts the submission of:

  • regular research papers, for original scientific contributions,
  • fast-track communications, for short findings,
  • technical articles, for real, hands-on experiences.
  • topical reviews, for up-to-date overviews of the hot topics.

Areas of interests include but are not limited to:

  • Mobile cellular networks
  • Mobile ad hoc networks
  • Mobile Internet
  • WiMAX networks
  • Vehicular networks
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Satellite communications systems
  • Mobile system and network architectures
  • Network control and management
  • Self-organizing, self-aware, and self-adaptive networks
  • Mobility management
  • Modulation and coding techniques
  • Quality of service
  • Reliability and fault tolerance
  • Trust, security and privacy
  • Mobile applications and services
  • Performance modelling and analysis
  • Spectrum sensing algorithm and white space modeling
  • Spectrum sharing architecture and mechanism
  • Spectrum-efficient design
  • Dynamic spectrum management
  • Spectrum pricing, auction, and trading a
  • Game theory for dynamic spectrum access
  • Spectrum mobility control
  • Reconfigurable wireless platforms
  • Medium access control design for cognitive radio networks
  • Spectrum agile and adaptive routing
  • Security of wireless systems in the context of spectrum sharing
  • Interference analysis, measurements, and statistical models of spectrum usage
  • Information-theoretic aspects of next-generation mobile systems
  • Coexistence with legacy wireless systems
  • Novel radio architectures and antennas
  • Simulation tools, testbeds, hardware, and software prototypes
  • Regulation and standardization
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning for mobile communications
  • Energy-efficiency design in mobile communication systems
  • Mobile big data analytics
  • Mobile communications for the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Applications enabled by mobile communication systems
Mobile communications, Mobile networks, Mobile systems, Mobile ad hoc networks, Mobile Internet, Mobile applications, Wireless sensor networks, Underwater wireless networks, Vehicular communications, Vehicular communications systems, Satellite communications, Satellite systems, Cognitive radio communications, Cooperative communications, Vehicular networks