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[PVS] Deadline Extended- INSS 2012: International Conference ofNetworked Sensing Systems

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Call for Papers
The Ninth International Conference of Networked Sensing Systems (INSS 2012)

Antwerp, Belgium, June 11-14, 2012
Extended Submission Deadline: January 16, 2012

Scope and Theme:
During the past years, the International Conference on Networked Sensing Systems (INSS) has established itself as a scientific event where academic and industrial experts from the areas of next generation sensor systems, sensor network applications, and measurement and control engineering come together. The INSS provides a forum to hear about the latest developments in these areas, to exchange ideas, and to start up collaborations within these fields and between industry and academia.

INSS 2012 is the ninth annual conference in the series, and features a highly selective technical program. We invite outstanding research papers from the field of sensor technology, wireless networking, or applications of networked sensor systems. The conference especially encourages submissions that investigate research issues shared between all the three areas.

INSS 2012 invites the submission of regular, short, and industry papers. All submissions will be peer-reviewed and evaluated on the basis of originality, significance of contribution, technical correctness, and presentation. Papers submitted must not be under simultaneous review for any other conference, journal, workshop, or other publication. All accepted papers will be published at IEEE Xplore digital library. Authors are required to attend the conference to present their work.

Regular/Short Paper Track
Regular papers must be 4-8 pages long (two-column format) and include an abstract of 100-150 words. Short papers must be 2-4 pages long (two-column format) and include an abstract of 100-150 words. All papers should be formatted according to the IEEE transactions format. Short papers are suitable for interactive discussions. Presentation time of accepted regular and short papers is decided on acceptance notification. Topics of regular/short paper track include but are not limited to:
o    Theoretical Study on Networked Sensing Systems
o    Applications of Networked Sensing Systems
o    Prototypes, Field Studies & Test beds for Networked Sensing Systems
o    Safety and Security of Networked Sensing Systems
o    Data Management for Networked Sensing Systems
o    Middleware for Networked Sensing Systems
o    Self-Organizing Networked Sensing Systems and Autonomic/Bio-Inspired Systems
o    Intelligent Sensing Systems
o    Sensor Phenomena and Modeling
o    Sensors and Sensing Systems
o    Sensors and Actuators for Smart Meter and Smart Grid Applications
o    Human Behavior Sensing and Ambient Support
o    Human Health Monitoring and Biomedical Measurement
o    Measurement and Control Issues in Networked Sensing Systems
o    Networked Sensing Systems involving Haptic Interactions
o    Materials, Design, Fabrication, and Packaging of Sensors

Industry Paper Track
INSS also offers an industry track. In this track, new and interesting developments in networks for industrial applications can be recognized, whether in the area of sensor systems, wireless networks, industrial network applications, networks for safety related systems and applications, different security aspects in networks fault tolerant and redundant networks and many others. This session focuses on innovative, new and interesting network applications and research results for industries or developments which will be important in the near future. The industry track intends to provide discussion for practitioners, developers, and researchers in order to examine practical issues. Industry papers are suitable for industry researchers to present not only technical, but also practical issues surrounding production, deployment, and commercialisation of networked sensing technology. Industry papers must be 2-4 pages long (two-column format) and include an abstract of 100-150 words. Papers should be formatted according to the IEEE transactions format. The submitted industry papers will be reviewed by industry track TPC members and accepted papers will be presented in the main conference's industry track session. The industry track aims at providing a forum among practitioners, developers, and researchers to discuss practical issues including but not limited to:
o    Designing networked sensing systems for commercial applications
o    Service models and architectures for successful deployments
o    Production engineering for networked sensing systems
o    Deployment and evaluation of networked sensing systems in practical applications

Paper submission
Submissions should be in PDF format and will be handled through EDAS.

Important Dates (both regular/short and industry tracks)
Paper Submissions Due: January 16th, 2012
Notification of Acceptance: March 15th, 2012
Camera-Ready Papers: April 15th, 2012
Conference Dates: June 11 - 14, 2012


Honorary Chair:
Danny Goderis, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Belgium

General Chairs:
Fahim Kawsar, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Belgium
Tian He, University of Minnesota, USA

Program Chair:
Hiroyuki Shinoda, University of Tokyo, Japan

Program Vice Chairs:
Niwat Thepvilojanapong, Mie University, Japan
Hedda Schmidtke, Germany
Simon Egerton, Monash University, Malaysia and Australia

Industrial Track Chairs:
Xueli An, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Belgium
Bing Zhang, NICT, Japan

Workshop Chairs:
Fabio Pianese, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Belgium
Takuro Yonezawa, Keio University, Japan

Poster Chairs:
Andreas Bulling, University of Cambridge / Lancaster University, UK
Jean-Baptiste Labrune, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, France

Demonstration Chairs:
Mathieu Boussard, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, France
Till Riedel, TecO and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

IEEE Liaison Chairs:
Makoto Iwasaki, Nagoya Institute of Technology
Kiyoshi Ohishi, Nagaoka University of Technology
Kohei Ohnishi, Keio University, Japan

Web Chair:
Henning Schild, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Belgium

Publicity Chair:
Alireza Sahami, Univeristy of Stuttgart, Germany

Student Volunteer Chair:
Jo Vermeulen, Hasselt University, Belgium

Publication Chair:
Hiroki Ishizuka, University of Tokyo, Japan

Local Arrangement:
Brigitte Van Dam, Alcatel-Lucent, Belgium
Rita Daelemans, Alcatel-Lucent, Belgium

Technical Program Committee:
Abdelsalam Helal, University of Florida
Alexander De Luca, University of Munich
Andreas Bulling, University of Cambridge
Anthony Rowe, Carnegie Mellon University
Christian Decker, TecO, University of Karlsruhe
David Evans, University of Cambridge
Daeyoung Kim, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Florian Michahelles, ETH Zurich
Gang Zhou, College of William and Mary
Gerd Kortuem, Lancaster University
Hideyuki Kawashima, University of Tsukuba
Hideto Iwaoka, Kanazawa Institute of Technology
Hiroshi Noguchi, The University of Tokyo
Hyunyoung Lee, Texas A&M University
Jin Nakazawa, Keio University
Kristof Van Laerhoven, TU Darmstadt
Matthias Woehrle, Delft University of Technology
Masateru Minami, Shibaura Institute of Technology
Marc Langheinrich, University of Lugano (USI)
Marcelo Pias, Cambridge University
Michael Beigl, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Narito Kurata, Kajima
Paul Havinga, University of Twente
Pedro MarrŪn, University of Duisburg-Essen and Fraunhofer FKIE
Petteri Nurmi, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT
Polly Huang, National Taiwan University
Satoshi Kurihara, Osaka University
Satoshi Honda, Keio University
Shan Lin, Temple University
Susanna Pirttikangas, University of Oulu
Tatsuo Nakajima, Waseda University
Tarek Abdelzaher, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Thomas Plˆtz, Newcastle University
Till Riedel, TecO, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Yoshihiro Kawahara, The University of Tokyo
Yoshito Tobe, Tokyo Denki University
Yu Gu, Singapore University of Technology and Design

Industrial Track Committee:
Azman Lim, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST)
Cheng Guo, Technologic University of Delft
Christoph Mayer, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Michael Timmers, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs
Nicolaie Fantana, ABB AG Forschungszentrum Deutschland
Rui Teng, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
Takashi Matsuda, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
Tuncer Baykas, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology