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Call for Papers

WINSYS is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication

SCOPE

The purpose of WINSYS 2015, the International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems, is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested on information systems and applications in the context of wireless networks and mobile technologies.
Information systems and information technology are pervasive in the whole communications field, which is quite vast, encompassing a large number of research topics and applications: from practical issues to the more abstract theoretical aspects of communication; from low level protocols to high-level networking and applications; from wireless networking technologies to mobile information systems; many other topics are included in the scope of WINSYS.

CONFERENCE AREAS

Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:

1. SENSOR, MESH AND AD HOC COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKS
2. WIRELESS AND MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES
3. MOBILE SOFTWARE AND SERVICES


AREA 1: SENSOR, MESH AND AD HOC COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKS


  • Home area networks
  • Vehicular Networks
  • Ad Hoc Networks of Autonomous Intelligent Systems
  • Delay-Tolerant Networking
  • Pervasive Education Systems
  • Hybrid Wireless Communication Systems
  • Autonomic Networking
  • Body-based Wireless Networks
  • Coverage, Connectivity and Deployment Issues
  • e-Health Networking
  • Emergency Wireless Communications
  • Hardware and Software Platforms, Middleware
  • Local Dependent Networks
  • Localization and Positioning Schemes
  • MAC Issues in WSN
  • Measurements and Experimental Research
  • Mobile Ad Hoc Networks and Multi-Hop Wireless
  • Modeling, Algorithms, and Performance Evaluation
  • Novel Sensing Applications
  • Radio Issues in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Ultra-Wideband and Short-Range Networks
  • Urban Sensing
  • Wireless Real-Time Communications

AREA 2: WIRELESS AND MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES


  • Performance Analysis of Wireless Networks
  • Spread-spectrum and CDMA Systems
  • Detection, Decoding and Diversity Techniques
  • Channel Coding, Modulation and Multi-user Detection
  • MIMO Systems and Techniques
  • Wired to Wireless transition issues
  • RFID Systems
  • Spectrum Policies and Open Spectrum
  • Energy Efficiency and Power Control
  • OFDM and Multi-Carrier Systems
  • Information Ubiquity
  • Cognitive Radio and Software Defined Radio
  • Cross-layer Design and Physical Layer based Network Issues
  • Directional and Smart Antennas for Sensor Networks
  • Radio Issues in Wireless Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks
  • Wireless Network Co-Existence
  • Wireless Multiple Access Techniques
  • Wireless Communication Middleware
  • Wireless Positioning Technologies
  • Wireless Multimedia
  • Enabling Technologies
  • Antennas and Propagation, Channel Modelling and Estimation
  • Cooperative Mobile Systems
  • Fault-Tolerance and Traffic Reliability Issues
  • Green Wireless Systems
  • High Altitude Platforms and Satellites
  • Network Measurement, Validation and Verification Schemes
  • Reconfigurable Wireless Networks
  • Routing Protocols, Qos, Scheduling and Congestion Control
  • Survivability, Network Management and Fault Tolerance in Mobile Environments
  • WiMAX, LTE, WMANs, and New Emerging Broadband Wireless Networks
  • Wireless Networks for Underwater and UAVs Communications
  • QoE management in Wireless Multimedia Networks
  • Social networking communication services

AREA 3: MOBILE SOFTWARE AND SERVICES


  • Web Services
  • Radio Resource Management
  • Wireless Application Areas
  • Information Security Policy for Wireless Networks
  • Wireless Information Policy, Risk Assessment and Management
  • Intelligent Living Environments: Architecture, Protocols and Applications
  • Network Traffic Analysis Schemes
  • Geographic Information and Location-based Applications and Services
  • Ubiquitous Wireless Services and Protocols
  • Convergence and Social Mobility
  • Localization Techniques
  • Charging, Pricing, and Business Schemes
  • Peer-to-Peer Computing and Networking
  • Multimedia and QoS over Wireless Networks

ICETE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

ICETE 2015 will have several invited keynote speakers, who are internationally recognized experts in their areas. Their names are not yet confirmed.

PAPER SUBMISSION

Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

Only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas. All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.

PUBLICATIONS

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library.
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Index) and Scopus.

SECRETARIAT

WINSYS Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
             2910-595 Setubal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +44 203 014 8813
e-mail: winsys.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.winsys.icete.org/

VENUE

Available soon.

PROGRAM CHAIR

Petros NicopolitidisAristotle University, Greece

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Ali Abedi, University of Maine, United States
Taufik Abrão, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brazil
Ali Abu-el Humos, Jackson State University, United States
Ramon Aguero, University of Cantabria, Spain
Andreas Ahrens, Hochschule Wismar, University of Technology Business and Design, Germany
Aydin Akan, Istanbul University, Turkey
Vicente Alarcon-Aquino, Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Mexico
Bert-Jan van Beijnum, University of Twente, Netherlands
Kostas Berberidis, University of Patras, Greece
Luis Bernardo, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Gennaro Boggia, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Berk Canberk, Istanbul Teknik Üniversitesi, Turkey
Gerard Chalhoub, Clermont University, France
Sungrae Cho, Chung-Ang University, Korea, Republic of
James M. Conrad, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States
Carl Debono, University of Malta, Malta
Marco Di Felice, University of Bologna, Italy
Rui Dinis, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Amit Dvir, BME-HIT, Hungary
Jocelyne Elias, Université Paris Descartes, France
Abolfazl Falahati, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Panayotis Fouliras, University of Macedonia, Greece
M. Ghogho, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Stefanos Gritzalis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Alexander Guitton, University Blaise Pascal, France
Aaron Gulliver, University of Victoria, Canada
Zygmunt Haas, Cornell University, United States
Aissaoui-Mehrez Hassane, Mines-Telecom Institute / Telecom-ParisTech, France
Yuan He, GreenOrbs, China
Jeroen Hoebeke, UGent-IBCN, Belgium
Cynthia Hood, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States
Chih-Lin Hu, National Central University, Taiwan
Esa Hyytiä, Aalto University, Finland
Hong Ji, Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications (BUPT), China
Tao Jiang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Georgios Kambourakis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Abdelmajid Khelil, Huawei Research, Germany
Charalampos Konstantopoulos, University of Piraeus, Greece
Gurhan Kucuk, Yeditepe University, Turkey
Abderrahmane Lakas, UAEU - United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
Chong Hyun Lee, Jeju National University, Korea, Republic of
Wookwon Lee, Gannon University, United States
Alessandro Leonardi, AGT International, Germany
Wei Li, Univerity of Sydney, Australia
Ju Liu, Shandong University, China
Chung-Horng LUNG, Carleton University, Canada
Jose M. Barcelo-Ordinas, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain
Hsi-pin Ma, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Pietro Manzoni, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Seshadri Mohan, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, United States
Ali Movaghar, sharif university of technology, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Marek Natkaniec, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Grammati Pantziou, Technological Educational Institution of Athens, Greece
Evangelos Papapetrou, University of Ioannina, Greece
Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, IIUM - International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
Dennis Pfisterer, University of Lübeck, Germany
Symon Podvalny, Voronezh State Technical University, Russian Federation
Jörg Roth, University of Applied Sciences Nuremberg, Germany
Angelos Rouskas, University of Piraeus, Greece
Brian Sadler, Army Research Laboratory, United States
Manuel García Sánchez, Universidade de Vigo, Spain
Nicola Santoro, Carleton University, Canada
Susana Sargento, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Christian Schindelhauer, University of Freiburg, Germany
Kuei-Ping Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Mujdat Soyturk, Marmara University, Turkey
Razvan Stanica, INSA Lyon, France
Alvaro Suárez-Sarmiento, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Bulent Tavli, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Turkey
Cesar Vargas-Rosales, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, Mexico
Vasos Vassiliou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Sheng-Shih Wang, Minghsin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Chang Wu Yu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan
Qin Xin, University of the Faroe Islands, Faroe Islands
Theodore Zahariadis, TEI of Sterea Ellada, Greece
Dimirios Zorbas, Inria Lille - Nord Europe, France

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