Call for Papers
As the premier conference on mobile computing and wireless communication, MobiCom 2013 solicits papers that focus on the theory, system, practice and challenge of providing users with a successful mobile or wireless experience. This includes how mobile computing changes how people use their computer, computing resources and applications, as well the systems, services and technology enabling those applications. At its core, we expect papers to address issues related to mobile computing and communication challenges in the presence of various wireless and mobile networks, including but not limited to wireless LANs, cellular data networks, mobile social networks, delay-tolerant networks, sensor networks, personal area networks, vehicular networks, wireless mesh networks, and mobile ad hoc networks. Successful papers will address real research challenges through theoretical analysis, novel system design, as well as real-world measurement and deployment of mobile systems and applications.
MobiCom 2013 will be a diverse conference, and we strongly encourage the submission of mobile systems, experimental and theoretical papers. The program committee will evaluate each paper using metrics that are appropriate for the topic area. For example, a systems or experimental paper in the protocol area will be evaluated based on the innovations in the protocol design, practical implementation, and realistic evaluation, whereas a more theoretical paper may be evaluated mostly based on innovation within the design of the algorithm and its provable properties. At the same time, the evaluation of wireless and mobile networking technologies is challenging because of the significant impact that the physical environment has on performance. For this reason, all papers must carefully describe and justify the evaluation methodology that is used and identify its strengths and weaknesses.
The program committee will referee all papers, and accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings.