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[PVS] Call for Papers (ComSense-2013)



International Workshop on Communications and Sensor Networks (ComSense-2013)

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2013 International Workshop on Communications and Sensor Networks (ComSense-2013) provides an international forum on the latest technologies and research in the field of Communications and Sensor Networks. ComSense-2013 will be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada on October 21-24, 2013 in conjunction with 4th International Conference on Emerging Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (EUSPN-2013).

Workshop Website: https://sites.google.com/site/comsense2013/

SCOPE

Scope of ComSense-2013 covers the fast growing domains in smart communications embedded in complex systems, for a wide variety of applications in the forthcoming generation of networks and smart grid technologies. The day by day increasing popularity and diffusion of innovative services and applications exploited the raising challenges. These issues demand to rebuild available technologies to meet the coming needs of ever growing user base. ComSense-2013 targets to address the current research results in Wireless Communications and Mobile Networking to present their methodologies, models, technologies, systems, tools, applications, work in progress and experiences.

The selected topics of ComSense-2013 include but are not limited to the following:

·       Future Internet

·       Hybrid networks

·       Optical networks

·       Service level agreements

·       Radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology

·       Localization and Tracking

·       Smart grids

·       Secure Multimedia Streaming and Transmission

·       QoS and Admission Control

·       Medium access control protocols

·       Network management

·       Network services and protocols

·       Service Localization Cross-layer design for mobile and wireless networks

·       Dynamic spectrum management

·       Disruption tolerant networks

·       Energy-efficient networks

·       Network applications & services

·       and Pervasiveness

·       Personal area networks

·       Performance-oriented design and evaluation focused on networks and mobile applications

·       Quality of service provisioning

·       Routing protocols

·       Sensor networks

·       60 GHz networking

·       Wireless networks

·       Testbed design and implementation

·       Traffic Engineering and measurements

·       Fault tolerance and availability of mobile services

·       Testing and monitoring of mobile applications

·       Service level agreements

·       Cellular and mobile communications

·       Wireless Mesh Networks

·       Communication protocols (IEEE 802.15.4, ZigBee, LowPAN)

·       Autonomic Management and Operation

·       Geographic routing

·       Delay tolerant networks

·       Bio-inspired and nature-inspired solutions in wireless ad hoc and sensor networks

·       Broadband access technologies

·       Cognitive radio

·       Optimization for Effective Communications

·       Peer-to-Peer Networks

·       Opportunistic networks

·       Wireless Sensor Networks and Applications

·       Mobility modeling and management

·       Mobility protocols

·       Performance evaluation and analysis

·       Under water networks

IMPORTANT DATES

·       Submission due: 10 April, 2013.

·       Notification of acceptance: 10 June, 2013.

·       Camera-ready due: 10 July, 2013.

·       Workshop: 21-24 October, 2013.

SUBMISSION AND PROCEEDINGS

All papers accepted for workshops will be included in the EUSPN-2013 proceedings, which will be published by Elsevier. The authors must follow Elsevier guidelines as given in EUSPN-2013 website (http://cs-conferences.acadiau.ca/euspn-13/). The number of pages for workshop papers is limited to 6 pages. Authors should submit their contributions electronically in PDF format at:  https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=comsense2013.

The submission processes will be managed by easychair.org. If you have used this system before, you can use the same username and password. If this is your first time using EasyChair, you will need to register for an account by clicking "I have no EasyChair account" button. Upon completion of registration, you will get a notification email from the system and you are ready for submitting your paper. You can upload and re-upload the paper to the system by the submission due date.

All ComSense-2013 workshop accepted papers will be printed in conference proceedings published by Elsevier Science in the open-access Procedia Computer Science series (on-line and CD). Procedia Computer Sciences is hosted on www.Elsevier.com and on Elsevier content platform ScienceDirect (http://www.sciencedirect.com), and will be freely available worldwide. All papers in Procedia will also be indexed by Scopus (http://www.scopus.com) and Engineering Village (Ei) (http://www.engineeringvillage.com). This includes EI Compendex (http://www.ei.org/compendex). All accepted papers will also be indexed in DBLP (http://dblp.uni-trier.de/).

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Technical Program Committee

·       Shyamala Sivakumar, Dalhousie University (Canada)

·       Umar Qasim, University of Alberta (Canada)

·       Mariam Akbar, COMSATS Institute of IT (Pakistan)

·       Mohammad Nisar, King Saud University (Saudi Arabia)

·       Zahoor Khan, Dalhousie University (Canada)

TBA

 

WORKSHOP ORGANIZERS

Zahoor Khan

Faculty of Engineering,

Dalhousie University

Halifax, Canada, B3J 1Y9

zahoor.khan@xxxxxx

www.cs.dal.ca/~zkhan

Nadeem Javaid, Ph.D. (University of Paris-Est, France)
Assistant Professor, Center for Advanced Studies in Telecommunications (CAST),
COMSATS IIT, Islamabad, Pakistan.
nadeemjavaid@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
http://www.njavaid.com

 

If you have any further questions please contact one of the workshop organizers.

 

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With regards

BASNet-2013 Organizers