International Journal of Embedded and Real-Time Communication Systems (IJERTCS)

International Journal of Embedded and Real-Time Communication Systems (IJERTCS)

Editor-in-Chief: Sergey Balandin (FRUCT Oy, Finland)
Indexed In: SCOPUS, INSPEC and 9 more indices
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2010
ISSN: 1947-3176|EISSN: 1947-3184|DOI: 10.4018/IJERTCS


The International Journal of Embedded and Real-Time Communication Systems (IJERTCS) is an international refereed research journal integrating the disciplines of embedded systems, real-time systems, and communications system engineering. IJERTCS encompasses research from computer science, computer engineering, and telecommunication engineering, focusing on how these disciplines interact in the field of embedded and real-time systems for communication. This journal offers its readership both theoretical and practical research facilitating the convergence of embedded systems, real-time computing, and communication system technologies and paradigms.

Topics Covered

  • Asynchronous and synchronous circuit techniques
  • Design methods
  • Embedded networks (built-in networks in embedded communication devices)
  • Emerging new topics
  • Fault-tolerant hardware and software technologies
  • Formal design and verification methods
  • Hardware and software solutions for protocol processing
  • Hardware and software solutions for real-time systems
  • Hardware platforms and technologies
  • Hardware/software co-design
  • Modeling and verification methods
  • On-chip communication in SoC and NoC
  • OWA (open wireless architecture)
  • Platform-based design
  • Real-time computing
  • Reconfigurable systems
  • Security issues and technology
  • Single-chip SDR (software defined radio) solutions
  • Software design
  • Testing techniques

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Embedded and Real-Time Communication Systems (IJERTCS) is to disseminate recent advancements and innovations in this interdisciplinary research area for field researchers, practitioners, scientists, academicians, students, and IT professionals. IJERTCS focuses on overcoming challenges involved in the rapid development of embedded communication systems towards feature-rich multimedia computers.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Open Access Articles: Forthcoming
Volume 10: 4 Issues (2019): 1 Released, 3 Forthcoming
Volume 9: 2 Issues (2018)
Volume 8: 2 Issues (2017)
Volume 7: 2 Issues (2016)
Volume 6: 2 Issues (2015)
Volume 5: 4 Issues (2014)
Volume 4: 4 Issues (2013)
Volume 3: 4 Issues (2012)
Volume 2: 4 Issues (2011)
Volume 1: 4 Issues (2010)
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Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Alexey Kashevnik, St.Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation
Gul Khan, Ryerson University, Canada ORCID
Dmitry Korzun, Petrozavodsk State University, Russian Federation ORCID
Jari Nurmi, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Valentin Olenev, St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation, Russian Federation
Yuriy Sheynin, St.-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation, Russian Federation
Seppo Virtanen, University of Turku, Finland
Editorial Review Board
Jinian Bian, Tsinghua University, China
Michael Blumenstein, Griffith University, Australia
Zhixin Chen, ILX Lightwave, United States
Peeter Ellervee, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Hamza Gharsellaoui, Taif University, United States ORCID
Christos Grecos, Independent Imaging Consultant, United Kingdom
Brij Gupta, National Institute of Technology,Kurukshetra, India
Andrei Gurtov, Linköping University, Finland
Antti Hakkala, University of Turku, Finland
Jouni Isoaho, University of Turku, Finland
G.R. Kanagachidambaresan, Sri Krishna College of Technology, India
Kirill Krinkin, Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI", Russian Federation
Zhongqi Li, Qualcomm Inc., United States
Pasi Liljeberg, University of Turku, Finland
Oleg Medvedev, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation
Krishna Prakash N., Amrita University, India, India
Ethiopia Nigussie, University of Turku, Finland
Kennedy Okafor, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria ORCID
Michele Pagano, University of Pisa, Italy
Juha Plosila, University of Turku, Finland
Andrew Ponomarev, SPIIRAS, Russian Federation
Paul Pop, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Amir-Mohammad Rahmani, University of Turku, Finland
Petri Sainio, University of Turku, Finland
Tero Säntti, University of Turku, Finland
Tiberiu Seceleanu, ABB Corporate Research, United States
Nikolay Shilov, SPIIRAS, Russian Federation
Elena Suvorova, St.Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation, Russian Federation
Andrey Terekhov, Saint-Petersburg State University, Russian Federation
Leonidas Tsiopoulos, Tallinn University of Technology, Finland
Kameswar Vaddina, University of Turku, Finland
Tomi Westerlund, University of Turku, Finland


Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished articles will be considered. INTERESTED AUTHORS MUST CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at PRIOR TO SUBMISSION. All article submissions will be forwarded to at least 3 members of the Editorial Review Board of the journal for double-blind, peer review. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers. All submissions must be forwarded electronically.

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

Sergey Balandin
International Journal of Embedded and Real-Time Communication Systems (IJERTCS)

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