Friday, May 24 / 2024

Call for Papers

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Papers delivered at UNet 2016 will be published and indexed by Springer Verlag as a part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering Series. They will also be submitted to SCOPUS, ISI, DBLP and other leading indexing services. Papers of particular merit will be recommended for a possible special issue in international journals (discussions are underway with several international journals for publishing the accepted papers). A PDF version of the call for papers can be found here.

UNet 2016 solicits high-quality and original contributions in ubiquitous networking in, but not limited to, the following directions:

Track 1: Context-Awarness and Autonomy Paradigms

  • Seamless Inter-Networking, Self-Organisation and Self-Healing
  • Cooperation, Competition, Learning and Autonomy in Pervasive Systems
  • Distributed-Ambient Intelligence
  • Game Theory, Mechanism Design and Learning Applied to Ubiquitous Systems
  • Context-aware and Profile-aware Pervasive Systems
  • Context Modeling and Reasoning in Crowdsensing/Crowdsourcing Applications
  • Incentive Mechanisms for Participatory Crowdsensing/Crowdsourcing Applications
  • Green Mechanisms for Crowdsensing/Crowdsourcing Applications
  • Always-Best-Connected Paradigm and Pervasive Systems for Smart Cities
  • Cross-layer Design and Emerging Protocols for Pervasive Networks
  • Heterogeneous Networking and Multihoming for Ubiquitous Environments
  • Ad hoc and Delay-Tolerant Networking for Content Dissemination
  • Internet of Things: Architecture, Interoperability and Technologies
  • Architecture Design and Backhaul Integration for Ferries and UAV Networks
  • Opportunistic Routing and Cognitive Capability for Pervasive Systems
  • Content Caching/Storage and Dissemination in Pervasive Systems
  • Provisioning, Measuring and Controlling QoS, QoE, QoC and QoI in Pervasive Environments

Track 2: Mobile Edge Networking and Virtualization

  • Mobile Cloud Networking, Cluster and Smart Grid
  • Network Function Virtualization and Programmable Infrastructure
  • Mobile Cloud Network Planning and Dimensioning
  • Cloud on Demand: Agility and Scalability
  • Energy Efficient Resource Allocation for Cloud-based Systems
  • Data and Storage Issues: Architecture, Management and Business Models
  • Bargaining Model and Broker Model for Cloud Marketplace
  • Interaction Among Mobile Cloud Computing Service Provider and Users
  • Risks and Compliance Issues for Mobile Cloud Networking
  • Software Development Platform and Enabled New Applications
  • Cloud Service-Level Agreements and Cloud Context-Level Agreements
  • Governance and Organizational Structure

Track 3: Enablers, Challenges and Applications

  • Multihop, Machine-to-Machine (M2M), Device-to-Device (D2D) Communications
  • Big Data in Pervasive Systems
  • Embedded Systems and Smart Wearable Devices
  • Adaptive, Autonomic and Context-aware Computing
  • PHY Enablers (mmWave, Massive MIMO, Beamforming, ...)
  • Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation in 4G, B4G, 5G and Pervasive Systems
  • Unmanned-Aerial-Vehicles (UAV) Platforms and Networking
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Flexible Radio for 5G Mobile Systems
  • Energy Efficiency and Green Techniques for Pervasive Systems
  • Advanced Technologies for Dense and Ultra-Dense Network Deployment
  • Sensor Networks and RFID Technologies
  • Security Issues
  • Signal, Image, and Video Processing for Pervasive Systems
  • Virtual Immersive Communications
  • Economics and Pervasive Systems
  • Application-oriented Solutions (Healthcare, Military, Supply Chains, Agriculture, Education, ...)

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