Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
Al-Sakib Khan Pathan earned his PhD in computer engineering in 2009 from Kyung Hee University, South Korea. He earned his BSc in computer science and information technology from Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Bangladesh, in 2003. He is currently an assistant professor in the computer science department at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Malaysia. Until June 2010, he was assistant professor at the computer science and engineering department in BRAC University, Bangladesh. Prior to holding this position, he worked as a researcher at the Networking Lab, Kyung Hee University, South Korea, until August 2009. His research interests include wireless sensor networks, network security, and e-services technologies. He is a recipient of several awards, including best paper awards, and has several publications in these areas. He has served as a chair, organizing committee member, and technical program committee member in numerous international conferences/workshops such as GLOBECOM, GreenCom, HPCS, ICA3PP, IWCMC, VTC, HPCC, and IDCS. He was awarded the IEEE Outstanding Leadership Award and Certificate of Appreciation for his role in the IEEE GreenCom'13 conference. Dr. Pathan is currently an area editor of IJCNIS; editor of IJCSE, Inderscience; associate editor of IASTED/ACTA Press IJCA and CCS; guest editor of many special issues of top-ranked journals, and editor/author of ten books. One of his books has been included twice in Intel Corporation's Recommended Reading List for Developers, second half of 2013 and first half of 2014. Three other books are included in IEEE Communications Society's (IEEE ComSoc) Best Readings in Communications and Information Systems Security, 2013, and a fifth book is in the process of being translated from English to simplified Chinese. Also, two of his journal papers and one conference paper are included under different categories in IEEE Communications Society's (IEEE ComSoc) Best Readings Topics on Communications and Information Systems Security, 2013. He also serves as a referee of numerous renowned journals. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), United States; IEEE ComSoc Bangladesh Chapter; and several other international professional organizations. Muhammad Mostafa Monowar is currently working as an assistant professor in the Department of Information Technology at King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He also served as an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh, until February 2012. He earned his PhD in computer engineering in 2011 from Kyung Hee University, South Korea. He earned his BSc in computer science and information technology from the Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Bangladesh, in 2003. His research interests include wireless networks, especially ad hoc, sensor, and mesh networks; routing protocols; MAC mechanisms; IP and transport layer issues; cross-layer design; and Quality of Service (QoS) provisioning. He served as a guest editor of some special issues of IJCSE and is currently associate editor of IJIDS. He has also served as an editor of a book published by CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, United States. He has served as a program vice chair of IEEE HPCC 2013, and also program committee member in several international conferences/workshops such as IEEE IDCS, DNC, ICCCS, and CNTA. He is also a referee of several renowned journals, such as Annals of Telecommunications and Journal of Communications and Networks. Shafiullah Khan is currently assistant professor at the Institute of Information Technology, Kohat University of Science and Technology (KUST), Islamic Republic of Pakistan. He earned his PhD in communication networks in 2011 from Middlesex University, United Kingdom. He earned his BIT in information technology from Gomal University, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, in 2005. His research interest includes wireless networks and wireless network security. He served as a guest editor of many special issues and is currently an editor-in-chief of IJCNIS. He has also served as an editor of several recently published books.