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

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The purpose of WINSYS 2018, 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.

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 NETWORKS AND AD HOC COMMUNICATIONS
2. WIRELESS AND MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES
3. MOBILE SOFTWARE AND SERVICES


AREA 1: SENSOR NETWORKS AND AD HOC COMMUNICATIONS


  • 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

AREA 2: WIRELESS AND MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES


  • 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
  • WIMAX, LTE, LTE-A and LTE-B
  • Cloud Computing and Networking
  • Tactile Internet
  • Communication Theory and Signal Processing
  • Data Storage
  • Green communications
  • Satellites Communications

AREA 3: MOBILE SOFTWARE AND SERVICES


  • 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

ICETE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

ICETE 2018 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 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 (final approval pending).
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.

IMPORTANT DATES

Conference Date: 26 - 28 July, 2018

Paper Submission: March 13, 2018
Authors Notification:
May 14, 2018
Camera Ready and Registration:
May 28, 2018

Paper Submission: April 27, 2018
Authors Notification:
June 5, 2018
Camera Ready and Registration:
June 18, 2018

Workshops
Workshop Proposal: March 28, 2018

Doctoral Consortium
Paper Submission: June 7, 2018
Authors Notification: June 20, 2018
Camera Ready and Registration: July 2, 2018

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: March 28, 2018

Tutorials
Tutorial Proposal: June 22, 2018

Demos
Demo Proposal: June 22, 2018

Panels
Panel Proposal: June 22, 2018

SECRETARIAT

WINSYS Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
             2910-595 Setubal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186
e-mail: winsys.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.winsys.icete.org/

VENUE

Available soon.

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS

Pascal LorenzUniversity of Haute Alsace, France
Christian SchindelhauerUniversity of Freiburg, Germany

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Fatemeh Afghah, Northern Arizona University, United States
Dharma Agrawal, University of Cincinnati, United States
Andreas Ahrens, Hochschule Wismar, University of Technology Business and Design, Germany
Aydin Akan, Istanbul University, Turkey
Johan Akerberg, ABB Corporate Research, Sweden
Vicente Alarcon-Aquino, Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Mexico
Josephina Antoniou, University of Central Lancashire Cyprus, Cyprus
Heverson B. Ribeiro, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Bert-Jan van Beijnum, University of Twente, Netherlands
Marko Beko, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
Kostas Berberidis, University of Patras, Greece
Luis Bernardo, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Llorenç Cerdà-Alabern, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Gerard Chalhoub, Clermont University, France
Sungrae Cho, Chung-Ang University, Korea, Republic of
Chi Chung Cheung, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Roberto Corvaja, University of Padova, Italy
Alessandra Costanzo, Univ. of Bologna, Italy
Orhan Dagdeviren, Ege University, Turkey
Carl Debono, University of Malta, Malta
Bryan Dixon, California State University, United States
Nancy El Rachkidy, LIMOS, France
Magda El Zarki, University of California Irvine, United States
Ozgur Ergul, Cankaya University, Turkey
Abolfazl Falahati, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Panayotis Fouliras, University of Macedonia, Greece
Janusz Gozdecki, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Fabrizio Granelli, Università degli Studi di Trento, Italy
Stefanos Gritzalis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Dirk Grunwald, University of Colorado Boulder, United States
Aaron Gulliver, University of Victoria, Canada
Brij Gupta, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India
Aissaoui-Mehrez Hassane, Mines-Telecom Institute / Telecom-ParisTech, France
Chih-Lin Hu, National Central University, Taiwan
A.R. Hurson, Missouri S&T, United States
Josep Miquel Jornet, University at Buffalo, United States
Sudharman K. Jayaweera, University of New Mexico, United States
Georgios Kambourakis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Ala' Khalifeh, German Jordanian University, Jordan
Constantinos Kolias, George Mason University, United States
Charalampos Konstantopoulos, University of Piraeus, Greece
Gurhan Kucuk, Yeditepe University, Turkey
Wookwon Lee, Gannon University, United States
Alessandro Leonardi, AGT International, Germany
David Lin, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Ju Liu, Shandong University, China
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
Marek Natkaniec, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Amiya Nayak, University of Ottawa, Canada
Gregory O'Hare, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland
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
Jordi Pérez-Romero, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain
Jorge Portilla, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Neeli Prasad, International Technological University, United States
Julian Reichwald, Cooperative State University Mannheim, Germany
Jörg Roth, University of Applied Sciences Nuremberg, Germany
Brian Sadler, Army Research Laboratory, United States
Farag Sallabi, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
Manuel García Sánchez, Universidade de Vigo, Spain
Nicola Santoro, Carleton University, Canada
Kuei-Ping Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Charalabos Skianis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Mujdat Soyturk, Marmara University, Turkey
Alvaro Suárez-Sarmiento, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Claude Tadonki, Mines ParisTech - Centre de Recherche en Informatique, France
Bishal Thapa, Raytheon BBN Technology, United States
Cesar Vargas-Rosales, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, Mexico
Vasos Vassiliou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Dimitrios D. Vergados, University of Piraeus, Greece
Jie Wu, Temple University, United States
Chang Wu Yu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan
Shibing Zhang, Nantong University, China
Dimirios Zorbas, Inria Lille - Nord Europe, France

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