Call for Chapters: Security and Privacy Applications for Smart City Development


Sharvari C. Tamane, Professor & Head, Dept. of Information Technology, MGMs Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College, Aurangabad

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: May 13, 2019
Full Chapters Due: August 15, 2019
Submission Date: August 15, 2019


The main objective of this book publication is to cover the fundamental concepts of Smart city, its privacy and Security along with recent research development in the field of computer technology related with smart city infrastructure and cybersecurity community.
Security in smart cities applications can provide solutions for problems such as overcrowded cities, lack of resources, insufficient transportation choices etc. It also includes various real time/ offline applications, and case studies in the field of engineering, computer science, information security, interdisciplinary tools & cases of IoT, Big data & Smart City with modern tools & technologies.
This book also focuses new application areas to implement smart city projects along with IoT & Technologies, Smart City & future luxuries, the interdisciplinary tools & cases of IoT, IoT and Smart City applications, security and privacy in the smart city.


The main objective of this book publication is to explore the concepts of Security and Privacy application for Smart City development along with the recent research development. It also includes various real time/ offline applications and case studies in the field of engineering, computer science, IoT, Smart Cities with modern tools & technologies.
As a populations grow and resources become scacer, the efficient usage of these limited goods becomes more important. Smart cities are a key factor in the consumption of materials and resources. Built on and integrating with big data, the cities of the future are becoming a realization today.
The integration of big data and interconnected technology along with the increasing population will lead to the necessary creation of smart cities. To continue providing people with safe, comfortable, and affordable places to live, cities must incorporate techniques and technologies to bring them into the future. We are looking forward to seeing the advances that will come to our cities in the near future.

Target Audience

a. Audience can get more insights on IoT, Smart City, its privacy and Security applications
b. Audience may discover new things for marketing and at the same time they learn how to protect big data from risk and fraud.
c. Audience can use various technologies provided in this book to develop their applications.
d. This book will provide correct information to business.
e. Audience can contribute in businesses by providing IT services.

Recommended Topics

  • Security and Privacy in Smart Cities: Issues and Current Solutions
  • Security and Privacy in Smart Cities: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Smart City Architecture
  • Smart cities: acceleration, technology, cases and evolutions in the smart city
  • Smart City Applications
  • Smart cities and the technology choices
  • Disposal of domestic garbage and generation of energy without the emission of noxious gases and solid precipitations
  • Security and Privacy Solutions
  • Intrusion and Attacks over Mobile Networks and Cloud Health Systems
  • IoT Architecture for Smart Cities
  • Security and Privacy Protection Technologies
  • Cyber Security in Smart Cities
  • Smart City Case Studies
  • innovative IoT smart city applications and case studies
  • Innovation in industries, clusters, districts of a city
  • Smart City Policies
  • Responsible Data Governance in Smart Cities
  • The IoT and Industry Expectations
  • Smart healthcare and emergency management
  • Advanced Vehicle Control Systems
  • Intelligent battery management system for electric vehicles
  • Public transit planning and operations
  • Innovation and collaborative networks
  • Smart city artificial intelligence applications and trends
  • Wireless and optical communications, network technologies, services and application
  • Mobile computing and services for urban and public transport systems
  • Digital city and smart growth
  • Surveillance issues in smart cities
  • Citizen engagement and smart governance
  • E-governance and smart communities: a social learning challenge
  • City planning and management
  • Smarter public safety and public safety solutions
  • Safety and security systems
  • Rain water harvesting
  • Intelligent Street Lighting
  • The perception and truth about Smart City: The case study of Smart City
  • QoS and QoE of smart city systems, applications, and services
  • The Automation: Arduino-Lab View and Dream of Smart City
  • Road widening, constructing traffic islands and landscaping at major junctions.
  • Intelligent Traffic Management System
  • Personal mobility in smart city
  • Safety and security systems for smart city development
  • Vehicle-to-Vehicle communications for safety
  • A cyber-physical infrastructure for the “Smart City”
  • Supply chain resilience and security policies for smart city development
  • Smart city theory, modeling and simulation
  • The inter-disciplinary context: IoT & Smart City
  • Smart city infrastructure

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before May 13, 2019, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by May 30, 2019 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by August 15, 2019. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Security and Privacy Applications for Smart City Development. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.
All proposals should be submitted through the E-Editorial DiscoveryTM online submission manager.
Full chapters may be submitted to this book here:


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2020.

Important Dates

Important Dates
May 13, 2019: Proposal Submission Deadline
May 30, 2019: Notification of Acceptance
Aug 15, 2019: Full Chapter Submission
Sep 30, 2019: Review Results Returned
Oct 30, 2019: Revised Chapter Submission
Nov 15, 2019: Notification of Final Acceptance


Dr. Sharvari C. Tamane,
Professor and Head, Department of IT, MGM’s, Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College, Aurangabad, India.

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