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


The purpose of WINSYS, 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:



  • Innovation and Field Trials of 5G
  • Wireless Communication
  • Mobile Communication
  • Cognitive Radio and Software Defined Networks
  • Coverage, Connectivity and Deployment Issues
  • Localization and Positioning Schemes
  • Spread Spectrum
  • Satellite Communication
  • Wireless Channels
  • Ultra-Wideband
  • Cellular Networks
  • Mobile Radio
  • Radiofrequency Identification
  • Wireless Lan
  • Wi-Fi, Wimax and Bluetooth
  • Vehicular communication networks


  • Mobile Social Networks and Crowdsourcing
  • Body Area Networks and eHealth
  • Mobile Agents
  • Services and Applications
  • Cloud Computing
  • Edge Computing
  • Peer-to-Peer Computing and Networking
  • Information Security for Wireless Networks
  • QoS over Wireless Networks
  • Cross-Layer Design and Radio Resource Management


  • Internet of Things
  • Network Security
  • Robotic Networks
  • Mobile Computing
  • Smartdevice Platforms
  • Interconnecting Devices
  • Communication Protocols


Henderik ProperPublic Research Centre - Henri Tudor, Luxembourg
Jaime Lloret MauriUniversidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Ajith AbrahamMachine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs), United States
Moti YungColumbia University, United States
Ingemar Johansson CoxUniversity of Copenhagen, United Kingdom


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 digital 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).
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index), Scopus, Semantic Scholar, Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic.


Conference Date: 8 - 10 July, 2020

Paper Submission: March 6, 2020 (expired)
Authors Notification:
April 15, 2020
Camera Ready and Registration:
April 29, 2020

Paper Submission: April 7, 2020 (expired)
Authors Notification:
May 7, 2020
Camera Ready and Registration:
May 20, 2020

Workshop Proposal: March 3, 2020 (expired)

Doctoral Consortium
Paper Submission: May 13, 2020
Authors Notification: May 26, 2020
Camera Ready and Registration: June 3, 2020

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: March 3, 2020 (expired)

Tutorial Proposal: May 26, 2020

Demo Proposal: May 26, 2020

Panel Proposal: May 26, 2020


WINSYS Secretariat
Address: Avenida de S. Francisco Xavier, Lote 7 Cv. C
             2900-616 Setubal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186
e-mail: winsys.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.winsys.icete.org


Available soon.


Pascal LorenzUniversity of Haute Alsace, France
Adlen KsentiniEurecom, France


Stavros A. Kotsopoulos, University of Patras, Greece
Ali Abedi, University of Maine, United States
Ali Abu-El Humos, Jackson State University, United States
Ron Addie, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Dharma Agrawal, University of Cincinnati, United States
Andreas Ahrens, Hochschule Wismar, University of Technology, Business and Design, Germany
Vicente Alarcon-Aquino, Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Mexico
Josephina Antoniou, Uclan Cyprus, Cyprus
Jose Barcelo-Ordinas, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain
Ezedin Barka, UAE University, United Arab Emirates
Luis Bernardo, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Dajana Cassioli, Universität L'Aquila, Italy
Llorenç Cerdà-Alabern, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Gerard Chalhoub, Universté Clermont Auvergne, France
Ali Chehab, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Chi Cheung, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Sungrae Cho, Chung-Ang University, Korea, Republic of
Alessandro Cidronali, Universitá Degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Roberto Corvaja, University of Padova, Italy
Orhan Dagdeviren, Ege University, Turkey
Carl Debono, University of Malta, Malta
Rui Dinis, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Magda El Zarki, University of California Irvine, United States
Panagiotis Fouliras, University of Macedonia, Greece
Janusz Gozdecki, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Fabrizio Granelli, Università degli Studi di Trento, Italy
Dirk Grunwald, University of Colorado Boulder, United States
Aaron Gulliver, University of Victoria, Canada
Brij Gupta, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India
Chih-Lin Hu, National Central University, Taiwan, Republic of China
A.R. Hurson, Missouri S&T, United States
Athanassios Iossifides, Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece
Josep Jornet, Northeastern University, United States
Georgios Kambourakis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Seong-Cheol Kim, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Charalampos Konstantopoulos, University of Piraeus, Greece
Timo Kosch, BMW Group, Germany
Evan Kotsovinos, American Express, United States
Gurhan Kucuk, Yeditepe University, Turkey
Abderrahmane Lakas, UAEU - United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
Jin-Shyan Lee, National Taiwan University of Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China
Wookwon Lee, Gannon University, United States
Alessandro Leonardi, , Germany
David Lin, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Spiros Louvros, Institution of Western Greece Patras, Greece
Chung-Horng Lung, Carleton University, Canada
Koosha Marashi, Romeo Power Technology, United States
Sarandis Mitropoulos, Ionio University, Greece
Marek Natkaniec, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Amiya Nayak, University of Ottawa, Canada
Aris Ouksel, The University of Illinois, United States
Cristiano Panazio, Escola Politécnica of São Paulo University, Brazil
Grammati Pantziou, University of West Attica, Greece
Al-Sakib 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
Abderrezak Rachedi, University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, France
Julian Reichwald, Cooperative State University Mannheim, Germany
Heverson B. Ribeiro, IRT b<>com (Institute of Research and Technology), France
Luis Rizo, ITESO University, Mexico
Jörg Roth, University of Applied Sciences Nuremberg, Germany
Farag Sallabi, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
Manuel García Sánchez, Universidade de Vigo, Spain
Altair Santin, Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (pucpr), Brazil
Nicola Santoro, Carleton University, Canada
Winston Seah, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Kuei-Ping Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Christopher Silva, The Aerospace Corporation, United States
Mahmoud smail, Wayne state university, United States
Srinath Srinivasa, International Institute of Information Technology, India
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
Wade Trappe, Rutgers University, WINLAB, United States
Bert-Jan van Beijnum, University of Twente, Netherlands
César Vargas Rosales, ITESM - Monterrey, Mexico
Dimitrios Vergados, University of Piraeus, Greece
Rafaela Villalpando-Hernandez, Tecnologico de Monterrey, School of Engineering and Sciences, Campus Laguna, Mexico
Sheng-Shih Wang, Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China
Chang Yu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Shibing Zhang, Nantong University, China

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