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Special Issue "Advances in Wireless Sensor Networks for Smart City"

A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220). This special issue belongs to the section "Internet of Things".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 25 November 2022 | Viewed by 164

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Guisong Yang
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Guest Editor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, Shanghai 200093, China
Interests: wireless sensor networks; internet of things; pervasive computing; opportunistic networks; mobile crowd sensing
Dr. Yutong Liu
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Guest Editor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
Interests: internet of sensing; wireless sensing; intelligent computing
Prof. Dr. Linghe Kong
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Guest Editor
1. Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
2. School of Electronic Technology and Engineering, Shanghai Technical Institute of Electronics and Information, Shanghai 201411, China
Interests: wireless sensor networks; internet of things; blockchain; mobile computing

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

As the process of urbanization expands and develops, smart cities are desired where modern technologies can be leveraged to manage urban resources more intelligently, which include space, energy, and manpower, thereby improving the quality of life for citizens. Wireless sensor networks, as a form of digitalizing infrastructure, provide a promising solution for smart-city construction following the “Sense–Analyze–Actuate” paradigm. The “Sense” step gathers multi-modal sensing data from sensors tha have been deployed all around a city, which are then transmitted through wireless spectrums. The “Analyze” step aims to improve the authenticity of these aggregated sensing data, ensuring the data quality and security. Additionally, the final “Actuate” step mainly explores the potential correlations and applications from large amounts of sensing data to promote the intelligence of smart cities. For this step, optimization calculations and artificial intelligence are adopted to understand the data, which result in city-management decisions being made in a centralized or decentralized manner.

This Special Issue of Sensors aims to collect state-of-the-art research papers on topics including, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Advanced wireless sensing technologies and smart-sensor designs for smart cities;
  • Advanced sensing data storage, transmission, and reasoning techniques for smart cities;
  • Optimized sensing data quality, security, and privacy management for smart cities;
  • Novel smart city sensing system designs and applications.

Dr. Guisong Yang
Dr. Yutong Liu
Prof. Dr. Linghe Kong
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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