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UCSS 2008 : Ubiquitous Computing Security Systems


When Nov 13, 2008 - Nov 16, 2008
Where London, UK
Submission Deadline Jul 25, 2008
Notification Due Aug 10, 2008
Categories    ubicomp   security   pervasive computing   ubiquitous computing

Call For Papers


Ubiquitous Computing Security Systems (UCSS 2008)

Call For Papers

This workshop will bring together researchers and industry participants who are involved with the design, development, and implementation of novel secure ubiquitous applications which can be used in heterogeneous computer systems and mobile devices.

In the last few years we have witnessed a significant increase in the use of the computers and mobile devices in Ubiquitous Computing Systems. While this is a welcome trend, security concerns are becoming one of the major problems. It is affecting the adoption rate and usage of these systems. Unless deliberate efforts are taken to secure these systems from design to implementation most of development achieved to date may not be realised and rolled out to the real world.

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline: July 25, 2008 (extended deadline)
Notification of Paper acceptance: August 10, 2008
Camera-ready paper submission: Aug 31, 2008

Topics of Interest

- Privacy concerns in Ubiquitous Computing Systems
- Trust concerns in Ubiquitous Computing Systems
- Design principles of secure context-aware applications
- Adaptation of secure input and output to the situation
- How does security address the legal and ethical issues in emerging ubiquitous computing systems?
- Tools and techniques for designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating ubiquitous computing systems
- Challenges in building secure Ubiquitous Computing Systems for health, academic institutions, and other applications

Workshop Venue

Hosted by the Third International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM 2008), November 13-16 2008, University of East London, London, UK.


Please refer to the Call for Papers for author guidelines.
Submissions can be sent directly to Dr. Fred Mtenzi

Program Co-Chairs

Fredrick Mtenzi, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Charles Shoniregun, University of East London, UK

Program Committee

Daniel MacCormac, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Inncocent Ngalinda, Institute of Finance Management, Tanzania
Emmanuel Mkusa, Namibia University, Namibia
Tom Dowling, Claude Shannon Institute, Ireland
Kudakwashe Dube, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Mike Jackson, Birmingham City University, UK

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