SPECIAL ISSUE PROPOSAL INSTRUCTIONS
To propose as special issue, please produce a short PDF document containing the following and email it to the editor.
A tentative title.
MOTIVATION AND SCOPE
1-2 paragraphs description of the motivation for and scope of the special issue. This can be used for the call for papers.
LIST OF TOPICS
A tentative topic list for the call for papers.
A preliminary schedule for the special issue. Normally this includes an extended abstract deadline (abstracts are used to ensure full paper submissions
fit the scope of the special issue), a notification for extended abstracts, a full paper submission deadline, a notification, a revised paper deadline, a notification and a camera ready deadline.
PUBLISHED ARTICLES THAT FIT INTO THE SCOPE
A list and links to five to ten published conference and journal articles that would fit into the scope of the proposed issue (no problem if there are no journal articles yet). Pick these carefully to show the emphasis is right for this journal. The purpose of this list is to show that there is an active community in the area you propose for the special issue.
RESEARCH GROUPS THAT EXPRESSED INTEREST
Names of 4-5 individuals or research groups with URLs, whom you have contacted with regard to this issue and who expressed an interest in submitting by the deadline that you chose.
A short bio of the editors to show you are the right people to lead on this. Normally a special issue has 2-3 editors.
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