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AfriComm 2016 calls for papers!

AFRICOMM 2016, the 8th EAI International Conference on e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries will take place in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on December 6-8, 2016.

The aim of this conference is bringing together international researchers, students, public officers, policy makers and practitioners in ICT to discuss issues and trends, recent research, innovation advances and on-the-field experiences related to e-Governance, e-Infrastructure, and e-Business with a focus on developing countries.

AFRICOMM 2016 solicits high-quality papers reporting research results and/or experimental results on the following topics of interest:

  • Cloud computing, network function virtualization (NFV) in the context of developing countries;
  • Design and analysis of protocols and architecture for developing countries;
  • Energy-aware ICT infrastructure;
  • Existing/emerging wireless broadband access technologies, WiMAX, LTE.;
  • ICT security issues in developing countries;
  • Overlay networks (such as p2p, bittorent, etc) in developing countries;
  • Self-managed deployment, operation, maintenance;
  • Affordable and relevant mobile technologies and solutions;
  • ICT infrastructures for critical environmental conditions;
  • ICT infrastructures based on alternative energies;
  • Applications and business models in such environments, etc;
  • Ubiquitous networks and environments;
  • Smart Objects;
  • Social Networks and e-Government;
  • Emergency and Disaster Management.

AfriComm 2016 is also happy  to announce the CRIISDC 2016 – Creativity and Innovation in Information Systems in the Developing Countries Workshop will be included in the Conference.

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 extended version to the EAI Endorsed Transactions on Future Internet.

Important dates:

Workshops proposal Deadline: 1st May, 2016    

Full Paper Submission Deadline: 26th June, 2016       

Notification and Registration: 24th July, 2016

Camera-ready Deadline: 2nd October, 2016

If you need further information about AfriComm 2016, visit the conference official website.

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Submit your paper to MobilWare 2016!

The 7th EAI International Conference on MOBILe Wireless MiddleWARE, Operating Systems and Applications (MobilWare 2016) will take place in Naples, Italy on December 12-14, 2016.

The recent advances in wireless communications and the proliferation of powerful mobile devices have enabled smart cyber-physical environments where people and devices can seamlessly interact and where mass-market users are willing to receive/contribute to a wide range of mobile services, everywhere and anytime. A key enabler of these pervasive ubiquitous environments is the advancement of software and middleware technologies in various mobile-related sectors, ranging from effective synergic management of wireless communications to mobility/adaptivity support in operating systems, from horizontal support to crowdsourcing in different application domains to dynamic offloading to cloud resources, only to mention a few.

MobilWare 2016 welcomes researches on the following topics of interest:

  • 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.

Keynote speakers of the Conference will be: Prof. Assaf Schuster (Technion – Israel Institute of Technology), with the speech ‘Monitoring Big, Distributed, Streaming Data‘ and Prof. Franco Zambonelli (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia), with the speech ‘Mobility Coordination in Urban-scale Socio-Technical Systems‘.

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 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:

Workshops proposal Deadline: 1st May, 2016

Full Paper Submission Deadline: 26th June, 2016

Notification and Registration: 24th July, 2016

Camera-ready Deadline: 2nd October, 2016

For more information about MobilWare 2016, visit the conference official website.

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Submit your paper to MobiHealth 2016!

The 6th EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare – “Transforming healthcare through innovations in mobile and wireless technologies” (MobiHealth 2016) will take place in Milan, Italy on 15-17 November, 2016.

This edition of MobiHealth proposes to continue and extend the focus areas of the first 5 editions with focus on specific research and scientific challenges in the Healthcare Technology domain faced in Europe and globally and hence more interactive input from industry. The essence of the conference lies in its interdisciplinary nature, with original contributions cutting across boundaries but all within the ambit of the application of mobile communications (technologies, standards, solutions, methodologies, …) to the improvement of human health.

The main themes of MobiHealth 2016 will include:
  • Advances in sensor devices for biomedical monitoring;
  • Intra-body communication issues (propagation & transmission);
  • Body Area networks (architectures, protocols, scheduling, …);
  • Heterogenous and in-/on-/out- networks;
  • Wearable, outdoor and home-based applications;
  • Data collection and management at hubs, mobile devices and gateways;
  • Energy management and optimisation issues in biomedical devices and networks;
  • Decision support algorithms for data analysis;
  • Healthcare telemetry and telemedicine;
  • Remote diagnosis and patient management;
  • Accuracy, reliability, security, protection, identity, privacy, of diagnoses and data;
  • All-pervasive wireless systems for health applications;
  • Factoring in the environment (hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living,…).

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). All accepted papers will be published by ACM and made available through ACM Digital Library, one of the world’s largest scientific libraries. Selected papers will be invited to submit to a special issue for the Springer Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing Journal.

Important dates:

Full Paper Submission Deadline: 6th June, 2016

Notification Deadline: 11th July, 2016

Camera-ready Deadline: 15th August, 2016

Find more information on the confrence official website.

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SecureComm 2016 is accepting papers!

The 12th EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm 2016) will take place in Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China on October 10-12, 2016.

SecureComm 2016 seeks high-quality researches on the topics of interest of Secure Communications and Networking, as:

– Security & Privacy in Wired, Wireless, Mobile, Hybrid, Sensor, Ad Hoc networks;
– Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention, Firewalls, Packet Filters;
– Malware Analysis and Detection including Botnets, Trojans and APTs;
– Web and Systems Security;
– Distributed Denial of Service Attacks and Defenses;
– Communication Privacy and Anonymity;
– Circumvention and Anti-Censorship Technologies;
– Network and Internet Forensics Techniques;
– Authentication Systems: Public Key Infrastructures, Key Management, Credential Management;
– Secure Routing, Naming/Addressing, Network Management;
– Security & Privacy in Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, e.g., RFIDs;
– Security & Privacy in Peer-to-Peer and Overlay Networks;
– Security & Privacy for Emerging Technologies: VoIP, Internet-of-Things, Social Networks;
– Security & Isolation in Cloud, Data Center and Software-Defined Networks.

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: Elsevier (EI), Thomson Scientific (ISI), Scopus, Crossref, Google Scholar, DBLP. Selected papers will be invited to publish in the EAI Endorsed Transactions on Security and Safety.

Important dates:

Full Paper Submission Deadline: 15th June, 2016

Notification and Registration: 1st August, 2016

Camera-ready Deadline: 22nd August, 2016

For further information about SecureComm, visit the conference official website.

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Submit your paper to CollaborateCom 2016!

CollaborateCom 2016, the 12th EAI International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing, will take place in Beijing, People’s Republic of China on 12-13 November, 2016.

CollaborateCom 2016 will continue also this year to serve as a premier international forum for discussion among academic and industrial researchers, practitioners, and students interested in Collaborative Networking, Technology, Systems and Applications.

Here are some topics of interest to the conference:

  • Participatory sensing, crowdsourcing, and citizen science;
  • Architectures, protocols, and enabling technologies for collaborative computing networks and systems;
  • Autonomic computing and quality of services in collaborative networks, systems, and applications;
  • Collaboration in pervasive and cloud computing environments;
  • Collaboration in data-intensive scientific discovery;
  • Collaboration in social media;
  • Big data and spatio-temporal data in collaborative environments/systems;
  • Collaboration techniques in data-intensive computing and cloud computing;
  • Collaborative e-education, e-learning, and collaborative computing in large scale digital libraries;
  • Collaboration in health-care environments;
  • Collaborative information seeking;
  • Collaborative mobile networks and infrastructures;
  • Collaborative technologies for fast creation and deployment of new mobile services;
  • Collaborative sensor networks, unmanned air and ground vehicle networks and applications;
  • Collaborative, context-aware infrastructure.

To see all the conference topics, click here.

All accepted papers will be published by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library, one of the world’s largest scientific libraries. Proceedings will be submitted for indexing by DBLP, Google Scholar, ASTP, ISI, EI Compendex,Scopus and many others.

Important dates:

Full Paper Submission Deadline: 1st June, 2016

Notification Deadline: 12th July, 2016

Camera-ready Deadline: 16th August 2016

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

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ValueTools 2016 calls for papers!

The 10th EAI International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (ValueTools 2016) will take place in Taormina, Italy on 26-28 October, 2016.

ValueTools 2016 focuses on methodologies and practices in modeling, performance evaluation and optimization of complex systems. It gathers together researchers from different communities including Computer Science, Networks and Telecommunications, Operations Research, Optimization, Control Theory and Manufacturing.

The conference solicits previously unpublished contributions that propose new performance evaluation methodologies and new tools on the following topics of interest:

Application Areas

  • Communication & computer systems;
  • Distributed systems;
  • Cloud computing systems;
  • Cloud and Edge/Fog computing systems;
  • Machine Learning;
  • Large-scale performance analysis;
  • Interdisciplinary problems;
  • Manufacturing systems & supply chains;
  • Transportation systems;
  • Internet of Things.

Methodologies

  • Stochastic models;
  • Model-checking;
  • Process algebras;
  • Queues and queueing networks;
  • Discrete-event simulation;
  • Mean-field techniques;
  • Fluid approximations;
  • Game Theory.

Proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: Thomson Scientific (ISI), Scopus, Crossref, Google Scholar, DBLP, Microsoft Academic Search (MAS), CiteSeerX, EBSCO, Elsevier (EI), as well as ICST’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL). All presented papers in the conference will be published in the proceedings of the conference and submitted to ACM Digital Library. Best papers will be invited to publish also in the EAI Transactions on Cloud Systems.

Important dates:
Full Paper Submission Deadline: 24th June, 2016
Notification and Registration: 27th July, 2016
Camera-ready Deadline: 10th September, 2016
 
For more information about ValueTools 2016, visit the official website of the conference.

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SmartGift 2016 calls for participation!

Participate in SmartGift 2016! The 1st EAI International Conference on Smart Grid Inspired Future Technologies will take place in Liverpool, Great Britain on May 19-20, 2016.

SmartGift 2016 will create a forum for researches, developers and practitioners from both academia and industry to publish the key results and to disseminate the state-of-the-art concepts and techniques in all aspects of Smart Grids.

The Conference will also host two workshops and a special session: the Workshop on Security, Flexibility and Demand Management in Smart Low Voltage Grids (Mas2tering Workshop), motivated by the need for Europe to transition its energy markets (generation, distribution and consumption) into smart energy systems; the International Workshop on Systems and Technology for Energy Management in Communication Networks (Stemcom 2016), with the theme ‘Sustainable Communications for Everyone, Everywhere!’ and the Special Session on Communications and Management of smart grid enabled cities, which has the objectives to identify and analyze the challenges in smart grid enabled cities.

But this is not all! The Conference will also host the ICT-driven Innovation for the Energy field Panel Session, where participants will have the possibility to discuss the potential for innovation derived by the connection of ICT technologies and the energy domain.

Furthermore, Prof. Vincent Wong (The University of British Columbia) will give a keynote speech entitled “Load Control and Demand Side Management in Smart Grid“.

For all its participant SmartGift 2016 has organized also a Social Dinner that will take place on Friday 20th May at Circo Liverpool Restaurant.

See all the activities and events connected to SmartGift 2016 in the Conference Program.

If you need further information about the Conference, visit the official website.

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Submit your paper to BDTA 2016!

BDTA 2016, the 7th EAI International Conference on Big Data Technologies and Applications, will take place in Seoul, South Korea on November 17-18, 2016.

Due to the explosive evolution of Information Technology and Computer Science, we have entered in the Big Data Age, and this is really a scientific revolution, not just a fashion. As always, the technological aspects evolve faster than the scientific community mentality. Transforming Big Data into Big Knowledge and developing a new kind of Knowledge-Based Systems require new visions and approaches. BDTA 2016 aims to explore such dynamics and solicits original and inspiring research contributions from technology experts, researchers, designers, practitioners in academia, authorities and industry, in the following potential topics of interest:

·     Data Visualization and Visual Analytics;
·     Natural Language Processing in Big Texts;
·     Biomedical imaging pre-processing and Analysis;
·     Hardware and Software solutions for Big Data Searching, Storing and Management;
·     Structured and Unstructured Data/Text/Web Mining;
·     Deep Learning architecture, representations, unsupervised and supervised algorithms;
·     Scalable computational intelligence tools;
·     Novel Computational Intelligence approaches for data analysis;
·     Evolutionary and Bio-inspired approaches for Big Data analysis;
·     New domains and novel applications related to Big Data technologies.

The conference will also host two workshops: the 1st International Workshop on Internet of Things, Social Network, and Security in Big Data (ISSB 2016), that will focuse on the various issues based on Big Data, such as, Internet of Things, Social Network, Security, Cloud Computing, Semantic Approach method and so forth; and the 1st International Workshop on Digital Humanity with Big Data (DiHuBiDa 2016), that will  focus on the various issues on narrative-based contents analysis, such as, correlations between human cognition and narratives, analyzing and visualizing narratives, authoring support for narrative contents, mining patterns from narratives, recommender system for narrative contents, and so forth.

Accepted papers will be published in the IISSC Conference Proceedings and by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes of ICST (LNICST). Proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: Elsevier (EI), Thomson Scientific (ISI), Scopus, Crossref, Google Scholar, DBLP. Best Papers will be considered for publication in Mobile Networks and Applications (Springer) the EAI Endorsed Transactions on Scalable Information Systems.

Important dates:

Full Paper Submission Deadline: 17th June, 2016

Workshops Proposal Deadline: 24th June, 2016

Notification Deadline: 29th July, 2016

Camera-ready Deadline: 26th August, 2016

If you need further information about BDTA 2016, visit the conference official website.

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INISCOM 2016 is accepting papers!

The 2nd EAI International Conference on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems (INISCom 2016) will take place on October 31-November 2, 2016 in Leicester, Great Britain.

INISCOM 2016 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.

The conference will host two great keynote speakersProf. Erol Gelenbe (Imperial College, London) and Prof. Awais Rashid (University of Lancaster).

Authors are invited to submit full papers describing original research or innovative practical applications in areas including:

– Industrial Networks and Applications;

– Intelligent Systems and Applications;

– Information Processing and Data Analysis;

– 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: Elsevier (EI), Thomson Scientific (ISI), Scopus, Crossref, Google Scholar, DBLP. Authors of the Best Papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their work through the EAI Endorsed Transactions on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems.

Important dates:

Full Paper Submission Deadline: 30th April, 2016

Notification and Registration: 31st May, 2016
Camera-ready Deadline: 17th July, 2016
 
If you need further information about INISCOM 2016, visit the conference official website.

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Submit your paper to Future 5V 2016!

The 1st EAI International Conference on Future Intelligent Vehicular Technologies (Future 5V 2016) will take place in Porto, Portugal on September 15-16, 2016.

Future 5V is an annual international conference by EAI (European Alliance for Innovation) and co-sponsored by Springer. Future 5V welcomes research articles in field of Vehicular networks/communications covering theory and practices in the after mentioned field of study.

Topics of interest to the conference are:

  • Vehicular Technologies and Standards;
  • Intelligent and Autonomous Vehicles;
  • Intelligent Transportation Networks;
  • Intelligent Traffic Monitoring, Control and Management;
  • Advanced Public Transportation;
  • Advanced Modelling and Simulation Tools for IVT;
  • Air, Road, and Rail Traffic Management;
  • Advanced Emergency Management through IVT;
  • IVT User Services;
  • Sensing, Detectors and Actuators for IVT;
  • Big Data and Analysis for Vehicular Networks;
  • M2M Communication for Vehicular Networks;
  • Cloud Computing Practices for Vehicular Networks;
  • Intelligent Cooperative Techniques and Systems;
  • Localization Algorithms and Services for IVT;
  • Secure Communication in IVT;
  • Future Perspectives for IVT.

Future 5V 2016 will host a keynote speech by Prof. Lei Shu (Guangdong University of Petrochemical Technology, China).

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: DBLP, Google Scholar, Thomson Scientific ISI Proceedings, EI Elsevier Engineering Index, CrossRef, Scopus, as well as ICST’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL). Best Papers will be considered for publication in the ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications Journal (MONET).

Important dates:

Full Paper Submission Deadline: 20th May, 2016

Notification Deadline: 20th June, 2016

Camera-ready Deadline: 28th June, 2016

If you need further information about Future 5V 2016, visit the official website.