The Fifth International Conference on Smart City Applications is a multidisciplinary forum co-organized by the Computer Engineering Department of Karabuk University (KBÜ) in the partnership with Mediterranean Association of Sciences and Technologies (Medi-AST). Since the current situation, this year, SCA will take place as VIRTUAL / ONLINE from 07 to 09 October 2020. The event aims to bring together research scientists and engineers to discuss and exchange both experimental and theoretical results, novel designs, case studies, and trend-setting ideas in the area of smart cities. The conference covers any topic with an intersection with smart cities, including geo-smart information systems, education, healthcare, economy and digital business, building and home automation, environment and agriculture, and information technologies and computer science. The Conference encourages submission of original works presenting novel research results and new products or concepts are encouraged for submission. But also works in progress.
All accepted papers will be published as a Chapter in the Springer Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems LNNS Book Series (SCOPUS indexed) OR as a Full Paper or Extended Abstract (Short Paper) in the ISPRS Archives (SCOPUS, ISI-CPCI, and DOAJ indexed) depending on the author's preference.
The technical program will consist of, but is not limited to, the following topics of interest:
Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished work. All accepted papers will be published as a Chapter in the Springer Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems LNNS Book Series (SCOPUS indexed) OR as a Full Paper or Extended Abstract (Short Paper) in the ISPRS Archives (SCOPUS, ISI-CPCI, and DOAJ indexed) depending on the author's preference.
If you submit your paper for the SPRINGER, the paper must be prepared by using the template MS Word or LaTeX (12-15 pages) as PDF file.
If you submit your paper for the ISPRS Archives, the paper must follow Orange Book format (Up to the 8 pages for Full Papers. 1000-1500 words for Extended Abstracts).
According to the format of the paper you submitted, your paper will be categorized to the ISPRS or Springer. The direct link for paper submission is;
Papers are reviewed on the basis that they do not contain plagiarized material and have not been submitted to any other conference at the same time (double submission), urkund plagiarism checker will be used to detect plagiarism. Each paper will be reviewed by at least three regular PC members in tow rounds of review. The number of co-authors of each article must not exceed 4. The acceptance decisions will take into account paper novelty, technical depth, elegance, practical or theoretical impact, and presentation. Authors of high quality papers will also be invited to submit an extended version of their work for potential publication in a special issue/section of an international journal.
In order to include accepted papers in the proceedings, at least one of the authors of the paper must be registered. Each paper must be presented virtually (via VideoConference) by an author at the conference. All participants must register and pay the registration fees before September 04, 2020.The authors not registered until September 04, 2020, their papers will not be included in the conference program. The registration fees includes: Publication Fee, Electronic Version of the Conference Proceedings and Admission to the all Virtual Sessions.