[Telecentres] Deadline extension | CfP: ICWMC 2012 || June 24-29, 2012 - Venice, Italy

Cristina Pascual cris.pascual.gonzalez at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 19:25:02 GMT 2012



Please, consider contributing to and/or forwarding to the appropriate groups the following opportunity to submit and 
publish original scientific results to ICWMC 2012.

The submission deadline is set to February 16, 2012.

In addition, authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to one of the IARIA Journals: 


============== ICWMC 2012 | Call for Papers ===============


ICWMC 2012, The Eighth International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Communications

June 24-29, 2012 - Venice, Italy

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/ICWMC12.html

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/CfPICWMC12.html

- regular papers

- short papers (work in progress)

- posters

Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/SubmitICWMC12.html

Submission deadline: February 16, 2012

Sponsored by IARIA, www.iaria.org

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org

Please, note the Poster and Work in Progress options.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, 
implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete 
unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, 
topic areas.

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, 
Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and conform with the Editorial rules: http://www.iaria.org/editorialrules.html

ICWMC 2012 Topics (topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Wireless Communications Basics

    Coding & modulation & equalization; Channel modeling and characterization; Equalization/Synchronization; 
Transform-domain communication; Multiple access algorithms and schemes; Antenna and RF subsystems; Smart antennas, 
adaptive antennas, MIMO and beam forming; MIMO and OFDM Based PHY Layer technologies; CDMA Systems

Radio Interfaces and Systems

    Radio communications systems; Radio resource management; Radio transmission technologies; Power and interference 
control; Interference Cancellation for Wireless Mobile Systems; Power management for small terminals; Energy map; Channel 
Measurement and Characterization

Spectrum Allocation and Management

    Spectrum efficiency analyses; Dynamic spectrum access networks; Spectrum management; Interference mitigation and 
management techniques

Circuits for Wireless Communications

    Wireless ASICs; Wireless technologies; RF Design issues

Wireless and Mobility

    Mobility management; Location-based services and positioning; Micro and macro-mobility; Mobility, location and handoff 
management; Mobile and wireless IP; Wireless broadband mobile access; Routing in multihop, ad hoc and sensor networks; 
Wireless multicasting; Wireless mesh networks; Topology control in wireless

Protocols for wireless and mobility

    Wireless protocols, architectural and design concepts; Protocols for air interfaces and networks; Wireless MAC 
protocols: Design and analysis; Transport layer issues in mobile and wireless networks; Middleware for handhelds and 
mobile services nodes; Proxies and middleware for wireless networks

Traffic and congestion control, QoS, Resource Management

    Traffic Modeling and Analysis; 3G/4G Bandwidth on Demand; QoS and mobility; End-to-end QoS; QoS profiling and pricing; 
Traffic Engineering; Congestion and admission control

Wireless and mobile technologies

    Micro-mobility and macro-mobility; Wireless LANs; Home and Personal Area Networks: Bluetooth, ZigBeee, etc; Wireless 
MANs:802.16, 802.20; Wireless WANs: 2G/3G/4G; Mobile ad hoc networks and multi-hop wireless; Sensor networks and 
applications; Ultra-wideband and short-range networks; High altitude platforms and satellites; Emergency wireless 
communications; Wireless real-time communications; RFID systems (including readers and transponders in LF, HF and UHF 

Performance Evaluation, Simulation and Modeling of wireless networks and systems

    Performance and QoS in wireless networks; Radio channel modeling (wave propagation and measurements); Mobile/wireless 
networks modeling and simulation; Performance of end-to-end protocols over wireless networks

Management of wireless and mobile networks

    Mobility and QoS management; Billing technologies and tools; Policy Based Management in wireless LANS and MANs; 
Wireless and Mobile Network Planning; Mobile Database Access and Design

Security in wireless and mobile environment

    Security and robustness in wireless networks; Privacy, Authentication Authorization and Accounting  (AAA); Encryption 
and Cryptography; Key Management Protocols; Digital Rights Management and Multimedia Protection

Networks convergence and integration

    2G/3G/4G integration; Convergence of 3G wireless and Internet cross-layer design in wireless networks; WLAN/3G/4G 
integration; Wireless-wireline convergence; Heterogeneous Networks (WAN, Wireless MAN, WLAN); IP Multimedia subsystems 
(IMS); Next Generation Network Architecture- mobility issues; Coexistence of mobile radio networks; End to End QoS in 
Heterogeneous environment; Signaling for integrated wireline/wireless networks

Applications and services based on wireless infrastructures

    Mobile & Wireless applications & services; Service discovery: protocols and frameworks; Personalized services and 
applications; Audio-visual and mobile multimedia applications; Media and content distribution over wireless networks

Standardization and regulations

    Position on standards & fora on wireless and mobile networks; Wireless Networks Standards and Protocols; 
Communications regulations; 802.11 WLAN Standards; 802.16 WMAN Standards; 3GPP and 3GPP2 standards; HSDPA Technology and 
Standards; Next Generation Network standards

Design and  implementation

    Emerging wireless technologies; Cross-layer optimizations in wireless networks; Design and implementation of mobile 
information systems; Software defined radio and re-configurability; Joint PHY/MAC design

Wireless and mobile network deployment

    Business models on wireless networks; Market trends and regional developments; M-commerce; Lessons learnt for wireless 
deployment in schools Lessons learnt for wireless deployment in special regions; Specialized wireless networks; 
Heterogeneous wireless network deployment (e.g., combining 802.11, 802.16 and 3G networks)

Cooperative and Cognitive Vehicular Networks

    Architectures and platforms of cognitive vehicular network; Distributed artificial intelligence techniques for 
cognitive networks; Cognitive vehicular routing metrics and supporting protocols; Reduced complexity cognitive networks; 
Physical and MAC layer issues; Protocols design for cognitive vehicular networks; Cross-layer optimization in cognitive 
networks; Security issues for vehicular and cognitive networks; Testbed experiment, applications and new advances; 
Cooperative vehicular networks; QoS provisioning in heterogeneous networks ; Managing vertical handover; Multihoming; IPv6 
GeoNetworking; Vehicular network architectures and protocols ; Cross-layer design and optimization for vehicular networks 
and cognitive networks; Mobility management and topology control; Standardization and Development of vehicular networks

Convergence and social mobility

    Convergence of mobile networks with the Web 2.0; Convergence on architecture and services; Open service capabilities; 
Open exposure of telco capabilities; Open Web APIs, SOA and SDP); Interworking strategies; Mobile terminals as sources for 
User-generated content; Architecture and services for user-generated content; Auto-description and metadata synthesis for 
telecom-generated for user-generated content; Social mobile networks; User behavior profiling; Social connections (social 
graphs, contacts, etc); Services and architectures/solutions for social mobile services

Committee: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/ComICWMC12.html

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