Advances in Smart Technologies - Selected Papers from 3rd EAI International Conference on Smart Technologies and Innovation Management

A special issue of Electronics (ISSN 2079-9292). This special issue belongs to the section "Computer Science & Engineering".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 May 2024 | Viewed by 263

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Department of Arts, Communications and Social Sciences, University Canada West, Vancouver, BC V6B 1V9, Canada
Interests: information system; IT management; information security management; research methodology; blockchain technology; cyber security
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Research & Development Department (Research Club), Hamta Group, Hamta Business Corporation, Vancouver, BC V6E 0A7, Canada
Interests: research methodology; leadership; business management; human resource management
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Department of Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineering Faculty of Engineering, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: deep learning; speech and speaker recognition; autism screening; software testing
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue aims to showcase cutting-edge research and advancements in the field of smart technologies and innovation management, with a specific focus on artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, cybersecurity, and innovation management. The International Conference on Smart Technologies and Innovation Management serves as the inspiration and foundation for this Special Issue, which seeks to capture the latest developments, findings, and insights shared by experts, researchers, and practitioners in this dynamic field.

Smart technologies have revolutionized various aspects of our lives, fundamentally changing the way we live, work, and interact with each other. With the growing adoption and integration of AI, blockchain, and cybersecurity technologies, the transformative potential of smart technologies is further enhanced.

This Special Issue invites researchers and scholars to contribute original research articles, review papers, and case studies that explore the diverse applications, challenges, and opportunities presented by AI, blockchain, and cybersecurity within the realm of smart technologies. The aim is to shed light on innovative approaches, methodologies, and best practices that contribute to the effective management and utilization of these technologies for sustainable development, improved decision-making, enhanced security, and overall societal impact.

Topics of interest for this Special Issue include, but are not limited to:

  • AI-enabled smart systems and applications;
  • Blockchain technology for secure transactions and decentralized solutions;
  • Cybersecurity challenges and solutions in the context of smart technologies;
  • Smart city infrastructure and governance;
  • Data analytics and machine learning in smart technology environments;
  • Ethical considerations in the deployment of smart technologies;
  • Innovation management strategies for smart technology adoption and implementation;
  • Socio-economic impacts and implications of smart technologies;
  • Integration of AI, blockchain, and cybersecurity for enhanced smart technology applications;
  • Case studies and real-world implementations of smart technologies;
  • Privacy and data protection in the context of AI, blockchain, and smart technologies;
  • Challenges and future directions in the field of smart technologies and innovation management.

We welcome submissions that present novel research findings, theoretical frameworks, innovative methodologies, and practical insights. The goal of this Special Issue is to foster interdisciplinary dialogue, promote knowledge exchange, and advance the understanding and adoption of AI, blockchain, and cybersecurity technologies within the realm of smart technologies.

Dr. Hamed Taherdoost
Dr. Mitra Madanchian
Dr. Seyed Reza Shahamiri
Dr. Mukesh Prasad
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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