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9th EAI International Wireless Internet Conference

December 19–20, 2016 | Haikou, People's Republic of China

Call for Posters and Demos

WICON 2016 | Haikou, China, 19-21 December 2016

http://wicon.org/2016/show/home

 

IMPORTANT DATES

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Submission deadline: 18 November 2016
Notification and registration opens: 24 November 2016
Camera-ready deadline: 26 November 2016
 

 

INTRODUCTION

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The conference will bring together technical experts and researchers from academia, industry, and government all around the world to discuss novel research results related to the future Wireless Internet.
 

POSTER AND DEMO SUBMISSION GUIDELINE

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Authors are invited to submit their original work that has not previously been published or under review in any other venue. The paper submissions must follow the SPRINGER formatting guidelines on this website http://wicon.org/2016/show/initial-submission.

A 3-page extended abstract for a poster presentation should include: the description of the problem being addressed, its significance, the approach adopted, and key results.

A 3-page extended abstract/proposal for a demo should include: the scope and significance of the demo and the basic idea that it supports, equipment to be used for the demo, space and setup time needed, and additional facilities needed including power and Internet/wireless access. 

 

 

SCOPE AND TOPICS
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WICON 2016 will continue to serve as a premier international conference to discuss novel research results related to the emerging wireless internet. WICON 2016 is soliciting both academic research and industry practice papers. Papers solicited in the WICON 2016 are divided into SIX tracks: PHY, MAC, Network, Security, Cloud & Big Data, Emerging IoT Systems; and span a wide range of areas of interest including but not limited to:

1. Seamless Integration of Heterogeneous Networks
- Convergence and interworking of heterogeneous wireless networks,
- Vertical handoff and seamless roaming,
- Mobile P2P networking, systems, and applications,
- Next generation Internet services and applications

2. Cross-layer Design and Optimization
- Clean-slate wireless Internet architecture,
- Interaction among PHY/MAC, routing, and congestion control,
- PHY-aware wireless scheduling,
- QoS provisioning over Multimedia wireless networks

3. Wireless Access Technologies
- Multiple access technology (OFDMA, CDMA, and TDMA),
- WLANs, WiMAX, satellite, 3G and Beyond,
- QoS management and traffic modeling,
- Algorithm design and performance analysis

4. Multi-hop Wireless Networks
- Wireless sensor networks,
- Mobile ad hoc networks,
- Wireless mesh networks,
- Cooperative and relay networks

5. Emerging Technologies and Applications
- IMT2000, UMTS, LTE, IMT-Advanced networks,
- Vehicular ad hoc networks (VANET),
- Wireless access in vehicular environment (WAVE),
- Dedicated short-range communications (DSRC),
- Cognitive radio networks,
- Bio-inspired networks,
- Context-aware mobile network,
- Wireless body area networks (WBANs),
- Tele-medicine/e-health networks

6. Network Security
- Architectural support for security,
- Security, privacy, and dependability issues,
- Security in cooperative networks

7. Wireless Internet Platforms and Software
- Testbeds and simulation tools,
- Middleware, operating system, and programming languages,
- Experimental measurements

8. Green Communications
- Green wireless network architectures and communication protocols,
- Green applications by wireless communications and mobile computing technologies,
- Energy-efficient mobile and wireless networks,
- Network planning and optimization for green wireless networking

 


HIGHLIGHTS
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Keynote confirmed: Prof. Michael Pecht, Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE), University of Maryland, USA

Keynote confirmed: Prof. Huiping Xu, Sanya Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering,Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Plenary speech confirmed: Dr. Zhibo Pang, ABB AB, Corporate Research, Sweden

Invited Speakers: Cooperative Resource Management in Mobile Cloud Computing by Dr.Rong Yu,Guangdong University of Technology, China

Tutorial: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for Large Scale Petrochemical Plants, by Dr. Lei Shu, Dr. Mithun Mukherjee and Dr. Yuanfang Chen, Guangdong University of Petrochemical Technology, China

 

- The event is endorsed by the European Alliance for Innovation, a leading community-based organisation devoted to the advancement of innovation in the field of ICT.
- All accepted papers will be published by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library, one of the world's largest scientific libraries.
- Proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: Elsevier (EI), Thomson Scientific (ISI), Scopus, Crossref, Google Scholar, DBLP.
- The authors of the best papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their work through one of the following EAI endorsed publications: 

---EAI Endorsed Transactions on Wireless Spectrum
---EAI Endorsed Transactions on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems

---Special Issue: ACM/Springer Mobile Networks & Applications (MONET), Special issue on "Advanced Industrial Networks with IoT and Big Data" for the selected papers in this conference.