Special Issue: Fog and Cloud Based Blockchain Systems for the Internet of Things (BBSIoT)


Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) one or more of the following:

  • Interoperability in Fog/Edge Computing for IoT
  • Distributed Storage in Fog/Edge Computing
  • Energy and Sustainability in Fog/Edge Computing
  • Service Location Protocols in Fog/Edge Environments for IoT
  • Fog-based Blockchain Platforms
  • Blockchain-based Systems for IoT
  • Blockchain-based Algorithms for IoT
  • Real/Industrial Applications for IoT



Manuscript Submission Due: July 31, 2021

First-Round Acceptance Notification: September 1, 2021

Submission of Revised Version: October 1, 2021

Notification of Final Decision: November 1, 2021

Final Version Submission: November 15, 2021

Estimated Publication Date: December 31, 2021



Prof. Gaurav Dhiman, Government Bikram College of Commerce, Patiala, Punjab, India, gdhiman0001@gmail.com, gaurav.dhiman@thapar.edu

Prof. Atulya Nagar, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, UK, atulya.nagar@hope.ac.uk

Ruihang Hang, Shanghai Zhongqiao Vocational and Technical university, Shanghai, China, 1209125@mail.dhu.edu.cn, huangrh@shzq.edu.cn



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The submitted manuscripts will be reviewed by at least two independent experts and the review process will be conducted through CIT's journal management system OJS.