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[PVS] Last Mile, April 20 || CfP: SENSORCOMM 2012 || August 19-24, 2012 -Rome, Italy



INVITATION:

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Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate
groups the following opportunity to submit and publish original
scientific results to SENSORCOMM 2012.

The submission deadline is set to April 20, 2012.

In addition, authors of selected papers will be invited to submit
extended article versions to one of the IARIA Journals:
http://www.iariajournals.org

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============== SENSORCOMM 2012 | Call for Papers ===============

CALL FOR PAPERS, TUTORIALS, PANELS

SENSORCOMM 2012: The Sixth International Conference on Sensor
Technologies and Applications
August 19-24, 2012 - Rome, Italy


General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/SENSORCOMM12.html

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/CfPSENSORCOMM12.html

- regular papers
- short papers (work in progress)
- posters

Submission page:
http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/SubmitSENSORCOMM12.html

Submission deadline: April 20, 2012

Sponsored by IARIA, www.iaria.org

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA
Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org

Please note the Poster and Work in Progress options.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of
concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations,
running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors
are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under
review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not
limited to, topic areas.

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in
terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress,
Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and comply with the Editorial rules:
http://www.iaria.org/editorialrules.html

SENSORCOMM 2012 Topics (topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

APASN: Architectures, protocols and algorithms of sensor networks
   Network planning, provisioning and deployment; Network Architectures
for Sensor Networks; Network Protocols for Sensor Networks; Structural
design; Distributed Sensor Networks; Dynamic sensor networks; Scalable
and heterogeneous architectures; Hierarchical clustering architectures;
Group-based Architectures; Network topologies; Mesh networking; Device
centric sensor networks; Distributed coordination algorithms; Topology
construction; Routing protocols; Routing Metrics; Distributed
Algorithms; Attribute-based named nets; Mobility and Scalability;
Attribute-based named Sensor Networks; Query optimization;
Self-organization and self-configuration algorithms; Reconfigurability;
Time Synchronization; MAC protocols for sensor networks (801.11,
802.15.4, UWB, etc); Location and time service; Integration with other
systems; Distributed inference and fusion; Cross-layer design and
optimization; Complexity analysis of algorithms; Sensor networks and the
Web; Integration with other systems (e.g., Web-based information
systems, process control, enterprise software, etc.); Target tracking;
RFID tags; Traffic scheduling

MECSN: Energy, management and control of sensor networks
   Energy models; Energy optimization; Energy management; Power-aware
and energy-efficient design; Power sources in sensor networks; Battery
technology; Power management; Algorithms and theories for management;
Communication strategies for topology control; Algorithms and theories
for supervisory control; Sensor tasking and control; Distributed control
and actuation; Location and mobility management; Bandwidth management;
Distributed networked sensing; Resource provisioning; Resource
management and dynamic resource management; Schemes to maximize accuracy
and minimize false alarms; Online self-calibration and self-testing;
Handoff and mobility management and seamless internetworking;
Distributed actuation and control; Topology control

RASQOFT: Resource allocation, services, QoS and fault tolerance in
sensor networks
   Algorithms to support quality of service in sensor networks;
Protocols to support quality of service in sensor networks; QoS/SLA in
sensor networks; Provisioning of QoS in terms of bandwidth and delay
assurance; System services and distributed services in sensor networks;
Delay tolerant networks and opportunistic networking; Failure resilience
and fault isolation; Information assurance in sensor networks; Fault
tolerance and reliability; Admission control; Resource allocation and
fairness; Real-time resource scheduling; Scheduling and optimisation;
Capacity planning

PESMOSN: Performance, simulation and modelling of sensor networks
   Performance measurement of sensor networks; Performance evaluation
and analysis of sensor networks; Performance comparison on capacity,
coverage and connectivity; Modelling techniques of sensor networks;
Validation of sensor network architectures; Simulation and theoretical
analysis; Simulation software tools and environments; Theoretical
performance analysis: complexity, correctness and scalability; Design,
simulation and optimization tools for deployment and operation; Platform
modelling and analysis tools; Analytical, mobility and validation
models; System debugging and testing

SEMOSN: Security and monitoring of sensor networks
   Security and privacy in sensor networks; Reliability aspects in
sensor networks; Monitoring distributed sensor networks; Mechanisms for
authentication; Secure communication in sensor networks; Encryption
algorithms for sensor networks; Sensor secure management; Data
integrity; Trustworthiness issues in sensor networks; Trade-off analysis

SECSED: Sensor circuits and sensor devices
   Methods for sensor deployment; Instrumentation and models for
deployment of sensors networks; Sensor architecture; Abstractions for
modular design; Design and deployment of embedded system platforms;
Embedded architectures and tools; Embedded processors; Embedded chip
design; Micro and Nano devices; Biosensors; Optical sensors; Smart
sensors; Acoustic Sensors; Microwave sensors; Middleware design; Sensor
Prototypes; Sensor node components; Sensor interfaces; Actuators;
Independent Component Analysis; Design of cost effective and economical
sensors; Smart Material Applications to design sensors; Microfabrication
Technologies for Microsystem Integration; Integration of sensors into
engineered systems; Hardware platforms; Test-beds incorporating multiple
sensors; Operating system and middleware support

RIWISN: Radio issues in wireless sensor networks
   Wireless Sensor Communications; Network connectivity&  longevity;
Tracking objects; Geo-location problems; Network coverage; Algorithms
for sensor localization and tracking; Detection, classification and
estimation; Physical layer impact on higher level protocols; Directional
and smart antennas for sensor networks; Coverage maintenance;
Transceiver and antenna design; Ubiquitous wireless connectivity

SAPSN: Software, applications and programming of sensor networks

   Applications and demonstrations of sensor networks; Software
platforms and development tools; Architectural design and optimization
tools for sensor nodes; Computation and programming models of sensor
networks; Languages and operating systems of Sensors; Programming and
Interfacing; Programming abstraction; Programming models for sensors;
Programming methodology for sensor environments; Intelligent sensor
theory and applications; Machine learning applications to sensor
networks; Wireless sensor applications; Applications for sensor network
management; Software tools for chip programming; Application
requirements; Application evaluation and comparison; Demos and prototype
testing

DAIPSN: Data allocation and information in sensor networks
   Techniques for the interpretation and use of sensor data in
decision-making processes; Distributed data processing; Distributed
signal processing; Array signal processing; Statistical signal
processing; Distributed query processing; Distributed information
processing; Distributed algorithms for collaborative information and
signal processing; Task allocation, reprogramming and reconfiguration;
Coding and information theory; In-network processing and aggregation;
Data analysis and visualisation; Data storage in sensor networks; Data
retrieval; Data dissemination; Data compression and aggregation; Data
transport in wireless sensor networks; Data gathering and fusion in
wireless sensor networks; Theories and models on fundamental information
and communication aspects of sensor networks; Redundancy

DISN: Deployments and implementations of sensor networks
   Methods for sensor networks deployment; Practical implementations
and real-world experiences; Real-life deployments; System
implementation; End-user aspects; Operational experience and test-beds;
Industrial and commercial developments and applications; Measurements
from experimental systems, test-beds and demonstrations; Intelligent
sensors, body sensors and their utilisation; Analysis of real-world
systems and fundamental limits; Smart Sensors for building surveillance;
Sensing in health care; Games using sensor networks; Peer-to-peer,
overlay, and content distribution wireless sensor networks; Use cases
(e.g., Automotive, Battlefield, Defense, Construction, Disaster
recovery, Environmental, Medical, Security, Biomedical, Unmanned Aerial
Vehicles, etc.); Sensor networks for Rural and Agricultural
environments; Sensors for railway systems; Pattern Recognition; Machine
Intelligence; Sensor-equipped Smart Environment; Deployments in Harsh
Environments; Potential application areas

UNWAT: Under water sensors and systems
   Protocols for underwater sensor networks; Underwater hardware;
Underwater wired systems; Underwater wireless sensor networks;
Underwater sensors for neutrino telescopes; Acoustic and radio
underwater communication; Aquatic environments and applications;
Unmanned underwater exploration; Underwater localization and knowledge
acquisition; Scalable underwater monitoring and measurement systems;
Fixed and mobile underwater wireless sensors; Aquatic surveillance
applications; QoS/Performance in underwater communication;
Surface-floating and underwater sensor communication; Access control in
underwater networks; Latency effects for critical applications and
synchronization; Synchronization and delays in underwater sensor
networks; Localization in underwater sensor networks; Advanced
underwater sensor-based applications

ENOPT: Energy optimization in wireless sensor networks
   Energy supply, lifetime and transmission power; Energy efficiency;
State-driven energy optimization; Power consumption models; Energy-aware
adaptive low power; Optimal energy-aware clustering; Lifetime-oriented
energy provisioning; Sensor placement and accessibility; Random sensor
deployment and density function; Fixed and adjustable transmission
power; Traffic and energy consumption rate; Energy-efficient topology
control; Energy optimization in multi-hop communications; Energy
harvesting for autonomous sensors
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