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


The purpose of WINSYS 2016, the International Conference on Wireless Networks and Mobile 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.


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:



  • Ad Hoc Networks of Autonomous Intelligent Systems
  • Autonomic Networking
  • Vehicular Networks
  • Body Area Networks and e-Health
  • Hybrid Wireless Communication Systems
  • Localization and Positioning Schemes
  • Measurements and Experimental Research
  • Mobile Ad Hoc Networks and Multi-Hop Wireless
  • Modeling, Algorithms, and Performance Evaluation
  • Ultra-Wideband and Short-Range Networks
  • Coverage, Connectivity and Deployment Issues


  • Cognitive Radio and Software Defined Networks
  • Cooperative Mobile Systems
  • Wireless Multimedia
  • Wireless Internet Communication Challenges
  • Next Generation Mobile Networks
  • MIMO Systems and Techniques
  • Performance Analysis of Wireless Networks
  • QoE management in Wireless Multimedia Networks
  • Detection, Decoding and Diversity Techniques
  • Routing Protocols, Qos, Scheduling and Congestion Control
  • Dynamic Spectrum Policies
  • Antennas and Propagation, Channel Modelling and Estimation
  • Cloud Computing and Networking


  • Internet of Things
  • Mobile Social Networks and Crowdsourcing
  • Location-based Applications and Services
  • Smart Cities
  • Information Security Policy for Wireless Networks
  • Multimedia and QoS over Wireless Networks
  • Self-Organizing Networks
  • Ubiquitous Wireless Services and Protocols
  • Wireless Application Areas
  • Radio Resource Management
  • Peer-to-Peer Computing and Networking


Hamid AghvamiKing's College London, United Kingdom
Giuseppe BianchiUniversity of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
Anastasios EconomidesUniversity of Macedonia, Greece
Mateo ValeroUniversidad Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
Indrakshi RayColorado State University, United States


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.


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 ( and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library.
It is planned to publish a short list of revised and extended versions of presented papers with Springer in a CCIS Series book .
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus.


Conference Date: 26 - 28 July, 2016

Paper Submission: March 14, 2016 (expired)
Authors Notification:
May 18, 2016 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
June 2, 2016 (expired)

Paper Submission: April 21, 2016 (expired)
Authors Notification:
May 18, 2016 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
June 2, 2016 (expired)

Workshop Proposal: April 14, 2016 (expired)

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: May 3, 2016 (expired)

Tutorial Proposal: June 30, 2016 (expired)

Demo Proposal: June 30, 2016 (expired)

Panel Proposal: June 30, 2016 (expired)


WINSYS Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
             2910-595 Setubal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186


Our conference will take place at the Lisbon Marriott Hotel, this 4 star Venue was considered Portugal’s leading conference hotel.


Pascal LorenzUniversity of Haute Alsace, France


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
Francisco Barcelo Arroyo, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
Bert-Jan van Beijnum, University of Twente, Netherlands
Marko Beko, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
Luis Bernardo, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Raffaele Bolla, University of Genoa, Italy
Dajana Cassioli, Universität L'Aquila, Italy
Llorenç Cerdà-Alabern, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Gerard Chalhoub, Clermont University, France
James M. Conrad, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States
Roberto Corvaja, University of Padova, Italy
Orhan Dagdeviren, Ege University, Turkey
Carl Debono, University of Malta, Malta
Bryan Dixon, California State University, United States
Christos Douligeris, University of Piraeus, Greece
Amit Dvir, BME-HIT, Hungary
George Efthymoglou, University of Piraeus, Greece
Nancy El Rachkidy, LIMOS, France
Magda El Zarki, University of California Irvine, United States
Mohammed El-Hajjar, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Jocelyne Elias, Paris Descartes University, France
Ozgur Ergul, Cankaya University, Turkey
Panayotis Fouliras, University of Macedonia, Greece
Antonio Grilo, INESC/IST, Portugal
Stefanos Gritzalis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Alexander Guitton, University Blaise Pascal, France
Aaron Gulliver, University of Victoria, Canada
David Haccoun, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
Cynthia Hood, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States
Chih-Lin Hu, National Central University, Taiwan
Josep Miquel Jornet, University at Buffalo, United States
Georgios Kambourakis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Ala' Khalifeh, German Jordanian University, Jordan
Winston Khoon Guan Seah, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Charalampos Konstantopoulos, University of Piraeus, Greece
Polychronis Koutsakis, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Gurhan Kucuk, Yeditepe University, Turkey
Chong Hyun Lee, Jeju National University, Korea, Republic of
Heejo Lee, Korea University, Korea, Republic of
Wookwon Lee, Gannon University, United States
Wei Li, Univerity of Sydney, Australia
Chung-Horng Lung, Carleton University, Canada
Jose M. Barcelo-Ordinas, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain
Elsa Macias López, University of Las Palmas de G.C., Spain
S. Kami Makki, Lamar University, United States
Reza Malekian, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Pietro Manzoni, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Luis Mendes, Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão de Leiria, Portugal
Marek Natkaniec, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Ioanis Nikolaidis, University of Alberta, Canada
Kenjiro Nishikawa, Kagoshima Univ., Japan
Altair Olivo Santin, Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (pucpr), Brazil
Cristiano Panazio, Escola Politécnica of São Paulo University, Brazil
Grammati Pantziou, Technological Educational Institution of Athens, Greece
Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, IIUM, Malaysia and Islamic University in Madinah, KSA, Bangladesh
Jordi Pérez-Romero, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain
Jorge Portilla, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Julian Reichwald, Cooperative State University Mannheim, Germany
Luis Rizo Dominguez, ITESO Jesuit University of Guadalajara, Mexico
Jörg Roth, University of Applied Sciences Nuremberg, Germany
Angelos Rouskas, University of Piraeus, Greece
Farag Sallabi, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
Manuel García Sánchez, Universidade de Vigo, Spain
Nicola Santoro, Carleton University, Canada
Christian Schindelhauer, University of Freiburg, Germany
Kuei-Ping Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Mujdat Soyturk, Marmara University, Turkey
Srinath Srinivasa, International Institute of Information Technology, India
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
Sheng-Shih Wang, Minghsin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Hyoung-Sun Youn, HCAC, University of Hawai'i, United States
Shibing Zhang, Nantong University, China
Zhenyun Zhuang, LinkedIn Corp., United States
Dimirios Zorbas, University of Piraeus, Greece