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Special Issue of the 5th International Workshop on Complex Networks and Their Applications

'The International Workshop on Complex Networks & Their Applications' is an annual forum bringing together researchers from a wide variety of fields ranging from Computational Social Science to Economic Complexity, up to Bioinformatics. Fuelled by the skills and expertise of participants from these diverse research fields, this workshop allows for cross-fertilization between fundamental and applied research. It offers a unique opportunity to review current scientific work, unanswered but critical questions and formulate new directions in network science.

Rather than simply providing a collection of papers presented at the workshop, our intention here is to provide a perspective on the state-of-the-art in this dynamic field while covering a variety of topics capturing the atmosphere in the network science community.

Submission instructions:
Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the Instructions for Authors for Computational Social Networks. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the Computational Social Networks submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct thematic series please select the appropriate section in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the Special Issue of the 5th International Workshop on Complex Networks and Their Applications. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer-review and accepted articles will be published in the journal as a collection.

Deadline for submissions:
28 February 2017 (submission by invitation only)

Guest Editors:
Chantal Cherifi, University of Lyon 2, France
Antonio Scala, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Additional Information:
Submissions will also benefit from the usual advantages of open access publication:

  • Rapid publication: Online submission, electronic peer review and production make the process of publishing your article simple and efficient
  • High visibility and international readership in your field: Open access publication ensures high visibility and maximum exposure for your work - anyone with online access can read your article
  • No space constraints: Publishing online means unlimited space for figures, extensive data and video footage
  • Authors retain copyright, licensing the article under a Creative Commons license: articles can be freely redistributed and reused as long as the article is correctly attributed

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