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International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks – Author Information

Thank you for your interest in International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (IJDSN), a JCR Ranked open access journal in sensor networks. This page is a resource to give you all the links and information you need to get published with us.

IJDSN aims to provide a forum for the publication of important research contributions in developing high performance computing solutions to problems arising from the complexities of these sensor network systems. Articles highlight advances in uses of sensor network systems for solving computational tasks in manufacturing, engineering and environmental systems.

All submitted articles considered suitable for IJDSN are subjected to rigorous peer review to ensure the highest levels of quality. View the full list of topics on our Aims and Scope page.

Please get in touch if you have any questions.

Yours sincerely,

Katrina Newitt
Senior Peer Review Manager (


Publication Fees

Your paper is subject to an Article Processing Charge (APC) once accepted for publication. The APC will be $2,000 (+VAT where applicable)*.

The APC serves to support the journal and ensures that your article will benefit from being freely available in perpetuity.

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*View the submission guidelines for details on formatting your manuscript and to find out about the article processing charge due if your paper is accepted after peer review.

IJDSN Submission Guidelines

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you carefully read and adhere to all the guidelines and instructions to authors. Please note the following before submitting:

  • As part of the submission process you will be required to warrant that you are submitting your original work 

  • Papers should only be submitted for consideration once consent is given by all contributing authors

  • Authors should use only citations that are relevant to their manuscripts. Addition of references which are not relevant to the work is strongly discouraged

Read the full guidelines.
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Impact Factor Highlights

  • IJDSN are proud to have published the most highly cited article contributing to the 2017 impact factor of all ranked open access sensor journals: Implementing Smart Factory of Industrie 4.0: An Outlook - published: 2016 | 110 citations in 2017 | 271 citations all time

  • Celebrating our highest impact factor to date!

  • Fastest growing open access journal in sensors: IJDSN saw a 44% increase in impact factor, which is the most significant increase of all open access ranked sensor journals

  • Now ranked in the top 50% of journals in computer science

  • Received 1869 citations in 2017 to papers published in 2015 & 2016

  • Five excellent papers which contributed to the 2017 impact factor flagged as “highly cited” by Clarivate (in the top 1% of the academic field of Computer Science)

Benefits of submitting to IJDSN

  • Publication in a high impact factor journal in distributed sensor networks, with an Impact Factor of 1.787**

  • An open access format to help drive high visibility and global exposure

  • Rigorous peer review of your research

  • Retention of copyright under a creative commons license, allowing for greater flexibility in the use of your research

** Source: Journal Citation Reports®, 2018 release, a Clarivate Analytics product

Special Collections

IJDSN publish a number of Special Issues across a range of topics in sensor networks.

View the Special Collections in IJDSN which are currently accepting submissions.

Topic Call for Papers

In addition to our Special Collections, we have highlighted a number of key topic areas below where submissions are particularly welcome.

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Contact Information

Contact us with any questions you may have about getting published in the journal. We would be happy to help you with your submission application.


The IJDSN Archive

All articles in IJDSN are made freely available online immediately upon publication, published under a Creative Commons license, and will be hosted online in perpetuity.

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SAGE Language Services

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Author Gateway

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