International Journal of Smart Home

Special Issue on


ISSN 1975-4094



With the proliferation of the Internet technology and electronic devices, Smart Home Environments (SHE) have received significant attention in last few decades. With a great potential to revolutionize our lives, SHE also introduces new research challenges.

This special issue is focused on addressing various aspects of security in SHE. We expect that it will be a trigger for further related research and technology improvements in this important subject.

Subject Coverage

Areas of interest for this special journal issue include, but are not limited to, the following topics:

Important Dates

Submission due date: Jan. 31, 2007

Notification of acceptance: March 31, 2007

Camera-ready paper due date: April 30, 2007

Publication date: May or June, 2007 (Tentative)

Paper Submission

Authors are invited to submit original papers, and they must not substantially duplicate work that any of the authors have published elsewhere or have submitted in parallel to any other journals. The papers will be peer reviewed and selected based on their quality and relevance to this special issue as well as the journal. Paper must in PDF format. For the formatting and page limit of the manuscript, please see ..

For any query or paper submission, please contact  Guest Co-Editor, Dr. Jiyoung Lim, at

Guest Co-Editors

Kuan-Ching Li
Dept. of Computer Science and Information Engineering
Providence University, Taiwan
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Jiyoung Lim
Department of Information Science
Korean Bible University, South Korea
LF Kwok
City University of Hong Kong, HK
Qi Shi
School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences,
Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Guest Editorial Board

David Llewellyn-Jones
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Ning Zhang
School of Computer Science, The University of Manchester, UK

Robert Askwith
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Ilsun You
School of Information Science, Korean Bible University, Korea

Hyobum Ahn
Kongju National University, Korea

Taenam Cho
Woosuck University, Korea
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Alvin Chan
Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong