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Submit your paper to ICDF2C 2017!

The 9th EAI International Conference on Digital Forensics & Cyber Crime (ICDF2C 2017), will take place in Prague, the Czech Republic on 9-11 October 2017.

The Internet has made it easier to perpetrate crimes by providing criminals an avenue for launching attacks with relative anonymity. The increased complexity of the communication and networking infrastructure is making an investigation of cyber crimes difficult, the field of digital forensics and cyber crime investigation has become critical for law enforcement, national security, and information assurance.

This year, in the light of these changes, ICDF2C 2017, wants to embrace two themes: Usage and implications of machine learning in digital forensic and Big data and digital forensics.

Authors are encouraged to submit papers relating to these themes:

  • Digital forensics of Internet of Things (IoT) and smart technologies
  • Application of advanced method for big data analysis in digital forensics

The following topics highlight the conference’s theme:

  • Anti-Forensics and Anti-Anti Forensics
  • Big Data and Digital Forensics
  • Business Applications of Digital Forensics
  • Cloud Forensics
  • Cryptocurrency and Money Laundering
  • Cyber Crime Investigations
  • Cyber Criminal Psychology and Profiling
  • Cyber Culture & Cyber Terrorism
  • Data hiding and steganography
  • Database Forensics
  • Digital Forensic Science
  • Digital Forensic Tool Testing and validation
  • Digital Forensic Trends
  • Digital Forensics & Law
  • Digital Forensics Techniques and Tools
  • Digital Forensics Triage
  • e-Discovery
  • Hacking
  • Incident Response
  • Information Warfare & Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Machine learning and Digital Forensics
  • Malware & Botnets
  • Mobile / Handheld Device & Multimedia Forensics
  • Network forensics
  • Novel Digital Forensics Training programs
  • Online Fraud
  • SCADA Forensics
  • Software & Media Piracy
  • Theoretical Foundations of Digital Forensics
  • Philosophical accounts for Cyber Crime and Digital Forensics

Important dates:

IMPORTANT DATES
Research papers (completed and work-in-progress):
Submission deadline:
Monday, 15 May 2017 (any time zone)
Notification of Acceptance:
Thursday, 20 July 2017
Camera-ready Version:
Thursday, 10 August 2017
Other Submissions (industry talks, tutorials, workshops):
Submission deadline:
Monday, 3 July 2017
Notification of Acceptance:
Thursday, 20 July 2017

For more information about ICDF2C 2017, visit the conference official website.

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MobilWare 2017 is calling for papers!

MobilWare 2017, the 8th EAI International Conference on MOBILe Wireless MiddleWARE, Operating Systems and Applications, will take place in Vienna, Austria on November 14-16, 2017.

MobilWare is dedicated to addressing emerging topics and challenges in various mobile wireless software-related areas. The scope of the conference is the design, implementation, deployment, and evaluation of middleware, operating systems, and applications for computing and communications in mobile wireless systems.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • New middleware concepts for mobile devices
  • Mobile middleware enabling machine-to-machine communication
  • Mobile crowdsourcing and people-centric collaborative sensing
  • Big data and cloud computing scalable processing of mobile sensors-generated datastreams
  • Smart space/city middleware and applications
  • Middleware for mobile cloud computing (e.g., seamless offloading)
  • Novel mechanisms, algorithms, middleware, and applications for wireless sensor networks, vehicular networks, and home networks
  • End-to-end architectures for seamless ubiquitous service provisioning and deployment
  • Synergic integration of heterogeneous wired and wireless networks
  • QoS awareness, adaptation, and fault-tolerance of mobile services
  • Opportunistic, delay-tolerant, and store-carry-forward techniques for mobile and wireless networking
  • Location/context-dependent support and services, also with Quality of Context awareness
  • Energy-efficient applications, services, and middleware
  • Mobility and handoff management
  • Human-computer interface and portable 3D graphics for mobile devices
  • Modeling, simulation, and performance evaluation of mobile wireless systems and services
  • Trustworthiness, security, and privacy of mobile and wireless systems
  • Thin client technologies, Mobile Web APIs, BONDI, WAC, HTML5
  • Impact of IMS, RCS, RCS-e, EPC and LTE on the evolution of mobile middleware

All accepted papers will be published by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library, one of the world’s largest scientific libraries. Proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: DBLP, Google Scholar, Thomson Scientific ISI Proceedings, EI Elsevier Engineering Index, CrossRef, Scopus, as well as ICST’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL). Selected papers will be invited to submit the extended version of paper into following journals:  EAI Endorsed Transactions on Future InternetEAI Endorsed Transactions on Context-aware Systems and Applications, and EAI Endorsed Transactions on Mobile Communications and Applications. Authors of the top ranked papers will be invited to submit extended version into Journal of Internet Services and Applications.

Important dates:

Full Paper Submission deadline: 31 May 2017
Notification and Registration opens: 15 August 2017
Camera-ready deadline: 15 September 2017

For more information about MobilWare 2017, visit the conference official website.

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S-cube 2017 is waiting for your papers

The 8th EAI International Conference on Sensor Systems and Software (S-cube 2017) will take place in Split, Croatia on September 21-22, 2017.

The aim of the conference is to provide a forum in which researchers and practitioners from academia and industry, as well as the ‘makers’, may work together in order to present and debate on different innovative solutions and applications in sensing systems within the scope of IoT.

Topics of interest to the Conference are:

• Experiences from real-world low-power IoT and sensing applications and deployment

• Power management algorithms for energy harvesting sensing systems

• Civil infrastructure monitoring and control (buildings, bridges, tunnels, roads, etc.)

• Environmental monitoring and control

• Innovative mobile sensing applications

• New hardware and sensing platforms

• Reprogrammable and reconfigurable sensing systems especially smart cameras

• Machine learning for sensors data, video processing, and context recognition

• Semantic technologies for interoperability and context awareness

• Sensor data processing, storage, and management

• Smart-Cities / Smart-X applications involving sensing and control

• Wearable sensing technologies (smart textile, wearable electronics)

• Architectures for energy-neutral sensing systems

• Resilient energy-neutral sensors

• Ultra low power communication and wake up radio devices

To see all topics of interest to S-cube 2017, click here.

Accepted papers will be published in the S- Cube Conference Proceedings and by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes of ICST (LNICST). The proceedings will be available both in book form and via the SpringerLink digital library, which is one of the largest digital libraries online and covers a variety of scientific disciplines.

Proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: Elsevier (EI), ISI Thomson´s Scientific and Technical Proceedings at Web of Science, Scopus, Crossref, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI´s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).
Selected papers may be invited to publish in the EAI Endorsed Transactions on Mobile Communications and Applications. and in the EAI Endorsed Transactions on Future Internet and EAI Endorsed Transactions on Internet of Things.

Important dates: 

Full Paper Submission deadline: 22 May 2017
Notification deadline: 26 June 2017
Camera-ready deadline: 21 July 2017

To know more about S-cube 2017, visit the official website.

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MMS 2017: call for papers extended

MMS 2017 – EAI International Conference on Management of Manufacturing Systems will take place in Starý Smokovec, Slovakia on 22-24 November 2017.

The aim of the Conference is to provide the most comprehensive and effective exchange of information on current developments in the management of manufacturing systems and Industry 4.0. Manufacturing systems tend to be developed mostly based on lean or agile approaches to reach a high level of competitiveness in the global environment.

We are proud to introduce keynote speakers:

  • Dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Juraj Sinay, DrSc., Automotive Industry Association of the Slovak Republic
  • Assoc. prof. Dr. Dragan Peraković, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Science,
  • Assoc. Prof. RNDr. Juraj Pančík, Research&Development/Quality Assurance, Continental Automotive

The list of covered topics:

1. Industry 4.0

  • ICT Support for Industry 4.0
  • Case Studies with RFID Applications
  • Intelligent Manufacturing Systems and Applications
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Manufacturing Cell Concepts in Manufacturing Systems
  • RFID in Manufacturing
  • RFID Technologies in Material Handling System
  • Supply Chain Approaches
  • Tools and Methods for Management Systems
  • SMART Technologies, Workplaces, Products
  • Modern methods of automatic control
  • AI in automation and control
  • HW an SW for machine and processes automation

2. Management

  • Clusters in SME
  • Complexity of Supply Chain Management
  • Decision-making processes
  • Innovation and Knowledge Management
  • Lean Management and Manufacturing
  • Modeling and Simulation of Manufacturing Companies
  • New Trends in Entrepreneurship
  • New Trends in Crisis Management
  • Process Management
  • Production Management Approaches
  • Production Planning and Scheduling
  • Quality Control and Management TPM
  • Sequencing Solutions for Lean Manufacturing

3. New Trends in Materials and Technologies

  • Continuum Mechanics
  • Material Mechanics
  • Durability of materials
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Destructive and non-destructive testing
  • Nanotechnologies and nanomaterials
  • Simulation analysis
  • Composite materials
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Experimental Mechanics
  • Dynamics
  • Standard ISO
  • Machine and Equipment Safety others

4. Logistics

  • Travel and traffic information
  • Case Studies in Logistics
  • Economic Impacts in Logistics
  • Industrial and Smart Logistics
  • SMART Transportations,
  • SMART City
  • Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)
  • Traffic management and intelligent infrastructure (road, freight, public transport)
  • Safe and secure ITS
  • Localization
  • Traffic modeling and simulation
  • Sensors, Detectors, and Actuators

Full Paper Submission Deadline: 31 July 2017
Notification Deadline: 20 August 2017
Camera-ready Deadline: 20 September 2017

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Call for Book Chapters – Cyber-Physical Systems: Architecture, Security and Application

We are inviting you to contribute to a Book Chapter on Cyber-Physical Systems: Architecture, Security, and Application.

Over the last two decades, much effort has been devoted to promoting the integration and interaction between the cyber and physical parts of our world. Cyber-Physical System (CPS) is similar with Internet-of-Things (IoT) but presents a higher combination and coordination between the physical world and our information world. It is interesting and significant to investigate how to advance the development CPS, especially with joint consideration of other newly emerged technology or concept like cloud computing, big data, fog computing, crowdsourcing and so on. We will invite the world-famous researchers and engineers to discuss some key issues from various aspects such as architecture, system, networking, application, algorithm, security and privacy. Insightful opinions and recent CPS-related achievements will be presented.

This book provides recent innovations and achievements in broad areas of a cyber-physical system including architecture, networking, system, applications, security, and privacy. Various new CPS technologies from diverse aspects to enable the higher level of innovation towards intelligent life are discussed in this book. It provides deep insight into the future integration, coordination, and interaction between the physical world, the information world, and our human beings.

Topics of interests:

Papers describing original, previously unpublished research work, experimental efforts, practical experiences, industrial and commercial developments in all aspects of CPS. Potential topics include, but are not limited to the following areas of interest:

  • Architecture and Infrastructure for Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Behavior and Analysis of Cyber-Physical Systems in Social Computing Networks
  • Cloud Computing for Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Computing for Human Experience
  • Design and Innovative Application of Online Social Networking
  • Emerging Applications of Social Computing and Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Information Fusion in Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Infrastructure Development of Cyber-Physical Systems and Architectures
  • Methodologies and Tools for Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Security, Privacy, Trust and Safety
  • Social Computing Theories, System Design and Architectures
  • Social Network Analysis/Mining, Behaviour Modelling, Semantic Web
  • Ubiquitous Sensing With Socially Produced Input

Editors: Song Guo, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Deze Zeng, China University of Geosciences, China
Deadlines:
The Chapter Proposal may kindly be sent to the Editor Deze Zeng, E-Mail: [email protected] by March 31, 2017
Full Chapters Due: June 30, 2017
Chapters will be published in the book series EAI/Springer Innovations in Communications and Computing.

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AFRICATEK 2017 – see you next year!

AFRICATEK 2017 – The 1st EAI International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Developing Countries took place in Marrakech, Morroco on  27–28 March 2017.

The conference AFRICATEK 2017 targets the use of emerging technologies (e.g. cloud computing, IoT, data analytics, green computing, etc.) in developing countries. Building innovative solutions and services based on cutting edge technologies is very challenging in developing countries for several reasons. The limited IT infrastructure and Internet penetration are two of the key hindering barriers.

All accepted papers will be submitted for publication in Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library, one of the world’s largest scientific libraries.
Proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: Elsevier (EI), Thomson Scientific (ISI), Scopus, Crossref, Google Scholar, DBLP.

Know more on the official conference website!

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TIE 2017 calls for papers!

TIE 2017 – The 1st EAI International Conference on Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship will take place at Canterbury Christ Church University, the UK on 11–12 September 2017.

The central theme of this conference is business innovation’. In particular, this conference will focus on the application of creative mindsets to support cross-fertilization of ideas between the worlds of business, science and the arts. The aim of the conference is to provide a platform where practitioners from the fields of technology, business, and the arts can come together to explore the potential synergies that might arise from pooling different perspectives on creativity for the purposes of creating more innovative and fruitful businesses.

Topics of interest:

Technology:

  • Technological change and development in engineering,
  • Computer science and big data
  • AI and mixed reality technology
  • Internet of Things
  • Future technology applications

Innovation:

  • The economics of science, research or R&D, and technology
  • Policy and R&D management
  • Organizational change: the resource-based view of firm, dynamic capabilities, absorptive capacity, core competencies and organizational learning
  • Sociology of innovation: the diffusion of innovations, innovation and sustainability, environment policy

Entrepreneurship:

  • New venture creation: new opportunities in technological change,, creative marketing, product development, networking & resources.
  • New venture funding and support: sources, innovation hubs, and accelerator programs
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship: new technology-based product management, entrepreneurial orientation, and innovation strategy, competitive advantage
  • Creativity: employee creativity, creative process in organizations, methodologies, and tools to promote and facilitate creative idea generation
  • Firm growth and innovation: SMEs’ growth and development, innovation management and the role of technology in healthy growth

Education

All accepted papers will be published by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library, one of the world’s largest scientific libraries.
Proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: EI Elsevier, ISI Thomson’s Scientific and Technical Proceedings at Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).
Accepted authors will be invited to submit an extended version of their work through the next EAI endorsed publications: EAI Endorsed Transactions on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems.

Important dates:

Full Paper Submission deadline: 14 July 2017
Notification deadline: 31 July 2017
Camera-ready deadline: 14 August 2017

Know more on the official conference website!

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Waiting for registration at MobiQuitous 2017!

MobiQuitous 2017, the 14th EAI International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking, and Services will take place in Melbourne, Australia on 8th November-10th November 2017.
Despite the considerable research effort in the area of Ubiquitous Computing in the past decade, and the maturity of some of its base technologies, many challenges persist. The goal of MobiQuitous 2017 is to provide a forum for presenting and discussing high-quality research in the field at international level, involving practitioners and researchers from diverse backgrounds. MobiQuitous 2017 will thus foster research collaboration through focused discussions, interaction, and exchange of experiences that will designate future research efforts and directions.
Topics:
We solicit technical papers describing original, previously unpublished research, not currently under review by another conference or journal, about the Internet of Things and Ubiquitous Systems, broadly conceived. Submissions should clearly identify how they relate to issues on mobile and ubiquitous systems. Contributions describing an overall working system and reporting real-world deployment experiences are particularly of interest.
All accepted papers will be published by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library, one of the world’s largest scientific libraries.
The proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: DBLP, Google Scholar, Thomson Scientific ISI Proceedings, EI Elsevier Engineering Index, CrossRef, Scopus, as well as ICST’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).
Important dates:
Full Paper Submission deadline, 7 July 2017
Notification and Registration opens, 15 August 2017
Camera-ready deadline, 15 September 2017
If you want to know more, we invite you to visit the conference website.

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ChinaCom 2017: Registration is open

ChinaCom 2017, the 12th EAI International Conference on Communications and Networking in China, will take place in Xi’an, the People’s Republic of China on October 10-13, 2017.

ChinaCom 2017 will bring together Chinese and international researchers and practitioners in networking and communications under one roof, building a showcase of these fields in China. ChinaCom is being positioned as the premier international annual conference for the presentation of original and fundamental research advances in the field of communications, networks, and internet applications.

Tracks:

  • Wireless Communications and Networking Track
  • Next-Generation WLAN Track
  • Big Data Network Track
  • Cloud Communications and Networking Track
  • Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks Track
  • Satellite and Space Communications and Networking Track
  • Optical Communications and Networking Track
  • Information and Coding Theory Track
  • Multimedia Communications & Smart Networking Track
  • Green Communications & Computing Track
  • Signal Processing for Communications Track
  • Network and Information Security Track
  • Machine-to-Machine and Internet of Things Track
  • Communication QoS, Reliability & Modeling Track
  • Cognitive Radio and Networks Track
  • E-Health Track

As part of the conference, we solicit proposals for half-day or full day workshops. The aim of the conference workshops is to emphasize emerging topics of particular interest to the conference attendees not specifically covered in the main conference. Each workshop may include a mix of regular papers, invited presentations, and panels that encourage the participation of attendees in active discussions. Join workshops!

All accepted and presented papers will be included in the ChinaCom 2017 Conference Proceedings, and will be submitted for inclusion in Springer and EI Compendex. Papers accepted and presented in ChinaCom 2006-2015 have been indexed by EI entirely. Selected best and outstanding papers will be considered for publication in special issues of SCI-indexed Journals such as MONET after further extension, as well as EAI Endorsed Transactions on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems, etc.
Accepted authors are invited to submit extended versions of their papers to IEEE Access SI on Convergence of Sensor Networks, Cloud Computing, and Big Data in Industrial Internet of Things
The proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: DBLP, Google Scholar, Thomson Scientific ISI Proceedings, EI Elsevier Engineering Index, CrossRef, Scopus, as well as ICST’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

Important dates:

Late Track Submission Deadline: 12 June 2017
Notification and Registration opens, 12 July 2017
Camera-ready deadline, 20 August 2017

If you need more information about ChinaCom 2017, visit the conference official website.

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INISCOM 2017 is accepting papers!

The 3rd EAI International Conference on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems (INISCom 2017) will take place on September 4 September 2017 in Thanh Pho Moi Binh Duong, Vietnam.
The 2017 edition of the INISCom Conference series will have as a central theme the Smart Cities, striving to provides an excellent forum for researchers, engineers, and practitioners to present and discuss the latest technology, advancement, and future directions and trends in industrial networks and applications, intelligent systems and applications, information processing and data analysis, hardware and software design and development and Security & Privacy.
Authors are invited to submit full papers describing original research or innovative practical applications in areas including, but not limited to:

  • Telecommunications Systems and Networks
  • Industrial networks and applications
  • Intelligent systems and applications
  • Information processing and data analysis
  • Signal Processing
  • Hardware and software design and development
  • Security & Privacy

All accepted papers will be published by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library, one of the world’s largest scientific libraries. Proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: EI, ISI Thomson’s Scientific and Technical Proceedings at Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).
Important dates:
Camera-ready Deadline: 2 July 2017
If you need further information about INISCOM 2017, visit the conference official website.