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WiSATS 2015 opens the call for papers

The 7th International Conference on Wireless and Satellite Systems (formerly PSATS) is to take place on July 9-10, 2015 in Bradford, United Kingdom.

Technological advances in wireless and satellite communications have made it possible to bring value added services directly to the user by reducing the overall cost as well as addressing many technological challenges such as achieving seamless mobility, security, having miniaturized antennas and terminal sizes, and providing high data rate links. The synergy between satellite and terrestrial wireless networks provides immense opportunities for disseminating wideband multimedia services to a wide range of audiences over large numbers of geographically dispersed people. The services enabled by wireless and satellite systems not only cover the requirements of an ordinary citizen but also has applications in various areas like defence, vehicular, health, etc.

The conference will explore such techniques, and aims to serve as a premier international forum for discussions, bringing together academic and industrial researchers, practitioners, and students interested in future techniques relating to the wireless and satellite communications, networking, technology, systems, and applications.

Primary Topics

  • Antenna designs, modulation and coding
  • Synchronization, equalization and channel estimation
  • Channel modelling for wireless or satellite communications
  • Advances in Signal processing for wireless or satellite communications
  • Beamforming and MIMO communications for wireless or satellites
  • Interference detection and mitigation techniques
  • DVB and broadband access technologies
  • QoS provisioning and MAC protocols
  • Self-organizing mesh networks and autonomic communications
  • IP over satellite and QoS support
  • Onboard switching and processing
  • Power control, hand-over issues and call admission control
  • Radio resource management and dynamic spectrum sharing
  • Platforms/architectures for cognitive radio
  • Intersatellite linksNanosatellites
  • Propagation and mitigation techniques at Ku, Ka and V-bands
  • Cross-layer air interface design
  • Satellite architecture, subsystems and components
  • Transport protocol performance over wireless or satellite
  • IP over satellite Routing protocols
  • Onboard switching and processing technologies
  • Fade mitigation techniques
  • Security, privacy, and trust
  • Standardisation activities

Important Dates

Paper Submission: 3rd April 2015
Notification of Paper Acceptance: 15th May 2015
Camera Ready Paper: 1st June 2015

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INTETAIN 2015 is accepting papers

The 7th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment, INTETAIN 2015, will take place on June 10-12, 2015 in Turin, Italy. The conference aims to address all the issues concerning relationships between human-computer interaction and entertainment. The objective of INTETAIN 2015 is to attract high state-of-art research contributions, tutorials, and position papers that address the broad challenges faced in using innovative and interactive technologies/tools in order to create entertainment contents.

This conference aims to explore and discuss innovative studies, technologies and applications aimed to propose new interface paradigms; moreover, the conference welcomes research in progress, case studies, practical demonstrations and workshops in addition to the traditional submission categories. Original papers describing unpublished work not currently under review by any other journal, magazine, conference, special issue are solicited. Acceptance will be based primarily on originality, significance and quality of contribution.

Submission guidelines

The Conference will be composed of several types of contributions:

Full Papers – These include mainly accomplished research results and have 10 pages at the maximum – will be published in proceedings.

Short Papers – These are mostly composed of work in progress reports or fresh developments and have 5 pages at maximum – will be published in proceedings.

Posters – These contain implementation information or work-in-progress and have 2 pages at maximum that will be exposed at the conference – will be published in proceedings.

Special Sessions – A 2 page proposal with names & bio of organizers, description of topic, explanation of relevance to INTETAIN, list of intended contributors (plus possible confirmation). Session papers: the same format as regular papers – will be published in proceedings (maximum one paper co-authored by organizers).

Workshops – A 1 page proposal for half-day or full day workshop with names & bio of organizers, description of topic, explanation of relevance to INTETAIN. Proposals may be accompanied by a paper or poster submission (see previous categories) to be possibly published in the proceedings after review.

Exhibits and Demos – A 1 page proposal with names & bios of contributors, description of the exhibit/demo, facilities/equipment needed, explanation of relevance to INTETAIN. Proposals may be accompanied by a paper or poster submission (see previous categories) to be possibly published in the proceedings after review.

Conference language is in English. Prospective authors are encouraged to submit full papers in PDF file format. Please visit the Submission page for detailed submission requirements and procedures.

Papers will be judged on originality, correctness, clarity and relevance. Submitted papers must be original work, and may not be under consideration for another conference or journal.

Submission of the paper implies agreement of the author(s) to attend the conference and present the paper if accepted.

Important dates

  • Submission Deadline for Full papers, short papers and posters: 15 February 2015
  • Notification to Authors: 15 April 2015
  • Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration: until 30 April 2015
  • Conference: 10 – 12 June, 2015

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TRIDENTCOM 2015 – preliminary call for papers

TRIDENTCOM 2015 will take place in Vancouver, Canada on 23-25 June, 2015. The conference invites technical experts and researchers from academia, industry and government from around the world to submit high quality work concerning testbeds and research infrastructure for advanced networking, cloud computing, cyber physical systems and connected vehicles.

Of particular interest are: 1) testing, verification, deployment, integration, management and federation of testbed facilities and 2) experimental research based on testbed implementation of novel schemes.

This is a must attend event for anyone with an interest in or responsible for the design, operation or application of network testbeds and research infrastructure!

BCNET will provide network infrastructure to support demos and tutorials.

Submission Guidelines

Manuscripts should be no more than 10 pages. Formatting and submission instructions can be found on the conference web site.

Workshops/Tutorials/Demos Proposals should include:

  1. the title of the workshop,
  2. organizer’s name, affiliation and contact details,
  3. a one-page abstract describing the motivation, aims and target audience,
  4. a tentative list of participants / speakers, and
  5. the expected duration of the workshop. For more information, please contact: [email protected]

Important dates

  • Paper and proposal submission: 15 Feb 2015
  • Notification of acceptance: 15 Apr 2015
  • Final Camera-ready submission: 15 May 2015

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MobiMedia 2015 call for papers: don’t miss the dates

Successfully deploying multimedia services and applications in mobile environments requires adopting an interdisciplinary approach where multimedia, networking and physical layer issues are addressed jointly. Content features analysis and coding, media access control, multimedia flow and error control, cross-layer optimization, Quality of Experience (QoE), media cloud as well as mobility management and security protocols are research challenges that need to be carefully examined when designing new mobile media architectures. We also need to put a great effort in designing applications that take into account the way the user perceives the overall quality of the provided service.

Within this scope, MobiMedia is intended to provide a unique international forum for researchers from industry and academia, working on multimedia coding, mobile communications and networking fields, to study new technologies, applications and standards. Original unpublished contributions are solicited that can improve the knowledge and practice in the integrated design of efficient technologies and the relevant provision of advanced mobile multimedia applications.

Important dates

  • Full Paper Due                                         1 December 2014
  • Tutorial Proposal                                      1 December 2014
  • Acceptance Notification                              10 January 2015
  • Camera‐ready Due                                    10 February 2015

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PervasiveHealth 2015: accepting papers, posters and more

Pervasive Health Conference is a premier international forum with specific focus on technologies and human factors related to the use of ubiquitous computing in healthcare and for wellbeing. The overall goal of the Pervasive Health Conference is to take a multidisciplinary approach to Pervasive Healthcare Technology research and development. The Pervasive Healthcare Community is addressing a broad scope of research topics and concerns:

  • identify and understand problems from a technological, social, medical, and legal as well as financial perspective (with a particular emphasis on understanding and supporting patients’ and practitioners’ needs);
  • design, implementation, and evaluation of supporting hardware and software infrastructures, algorithms, services and applications; and
  • organizational strategies that facilitate integration of Pervasive Healthcare Technology into the healthcare enterprise.

Traditional healthcare environments are extremely complex and challenging to manage, as they are required to cope with an assortment of patient conditions under various circumstances with a number of resource constraints. Pervasive healthcare technologies seek to respond to a variety of these pressures by successfully integrating them within existing healthcare environments. Technologies, standards and procedures on their own provide little and or no meaningful service. It is essential that pervasive healthcare environments, through a combined approach of data collection, data correlation and data presentation, assist healthcare professionals in delivering high levels of patient care, and empower individuals and their families for self-care and health management.

The Pervasive Healthcare Conference aims to gather technology experts, practitioners, industry and international authorities contributing towards the assessment, development and deployment of pervasive medical based technologies, standards and procedures.

Important Dates

  • [Submission]Full Paper, Short Paper, Workshop Proposals: 2014-12-19
  • [Submission]Posters, Demos, Medical Perspectives: 2015-03-20
  • [Submission] Doctoral Colloquium: 2015-03-13
  • [Notification]Workshop Proposals: 2015-01-16
  • [Notification] Full Paper, Short Paper: 2015-03-06
  • [Notification] Posters, Demos, Medical Perspectives: 2015-04-03
  • [Notification]Doctoral Colloquium: 2015-04-10
  • [Camera Ready]Full Paper, Short Paper: 2015-04-10
  • [Camera Ready]Posters, Demos, Medical Perspectives: 2015-04-10
  • Workshops and Doctoral Colloquium: Wednesday 20thMay 2015
  • Conference: Thursday 21st– Saturday 23rd May 2015

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CROWNCOM 2015: hurry up to submit your paper

2015 marks the 10th anniversary of the International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks (Crowncom 2015). Crowncom 2015 will be hosted by Texas A&M University at Qatar 21-23 April, 2015. The event will be a special occasion to look back at the contribution of the Crowncom 2015 toward the advancements of cognitive radio technology since its inaugural conference in Mykonos Island, Greece, in 2006 — as well as to look forward to the decades ahead, the ways that cognitive radio technology would like to evolve, and the ways its emerging applications and services can ensure everyone is connected everywhere.

Crowncom 2015 will feature a comprehensive technical program including seven technical tracks and a number of tutorial and special sessions. Crowncom 2015 will also include Demo and Exhibition program, panels of regional and international experts, and keynote speakers. The conference will bring together academic and industry researchers to identify and discuss the recent development, highlight the challenging gaps and forecast the future trends of cognitive radio technology toward their integration with the fifth-generation (5G) of networks.

Important dates

  • Paper submission deadline: December 15, 2014, 10 a.m. CET
  • Acceptance notifications: February 10, 2015
  • Camera-ready submissions: March 1, 2015
  • Tutorial, panel and special session proposal submission:
  • November 1, 2014.

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