Special Issue "Graphs for Smart Communications Systems"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 February 2019).
Interests: information theory; coding techniques; powerline communications; visible light communications; smart grid; energy demand management; renewable energy; wireless sensor networks; reverse engineering and engineering education.
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Graph theory has been extensively implemented and used to model and analyse the relationships in scientific, information and modern technical systems. In many applications in digital communications and information theory, graph theory has become a very interesting modelling and analytical tool due to the simplicity in the geometric structures of a graph which is made up of vertices and lines and regarded as an abstract notion of a set of nodes and connection relations between them. This simplify in the graphs structures helped researchers in solving scheduling problems or finding approximate solutions in both theory and applications.
This Special Issue on “Graphs for Smart Communications Systems”, presents the application of graph theory in many modern communication systems. Two major themes are presented: Graph theoretic approach data communications and Graph theoretic approach for communications networks. In the first theme we will look at the contribution of graphs in the information theory, big data, network coding and error correcting codes. Whereas in the second theme, graphs will play a role in the wireless sensor networks, mobile networks, internet of things (IoT) and smart grid. Both comprehensive surveys and original technical contributions are welcome.
Dr. Khmaies Ouahada
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- Graph theory
- Information theory
- Coding techniques
- Mobile networks
- Wireless sensor networks
- Big data
- Smart grid
- Network coding