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UC-Sec 2009 : The 2009 International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing Security


When Jul 13, 2009 - Jul 16, 2009
Where Las Vegas, USA
Submission Deadline Jan 15, 2009
Notification Due Feb 28, 2009
Final Version Due Apr 1, 2009
Categories    ubiquitous computing   security

Call For Papers

The 2009 International Workshop on
Ubiquitous Computing Security (UC-Sec 09)

July 13-16, 2009, Las Vegas, USA

In Conjunction with SAM'09 / WORLDCOMP'09
The 2009 World Congress in Computer Science,
Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing


Ubiquitous Computing (UC) paradigm foresees seamless integration of communicating and computational devices and applications embedded in all parts of life - homes, offices, school, hospital, an so on. However, there are many problems and major challenges awaiting for us to solve such as the security risks in ubiquitous resource sharing, which could be occurred when data resources are connected and accessed by anyone in UC. Therefore, security issues should be appropriately addressed in UC.
UC-Sec 09 is intended to foster the dissemination of state-of-the-art research in the area of UC security technology. The main aim of UC-Sec workshop is to provide a forum for academic and industry professionals to discuss recent progress in methods and technology concerning the identification of risks, the definition of security policies, and the development of security measures for UC. In UC-Sec 09, we plan to publish high quality papers, which cover the various security issues in UC.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Access control and authorization
- Ad hoc and sensor network security
- Advanced Cryptographic algorithms
- Data privacy and trustiness
- Identity management
- Information hiding and DRM
- Key management and authentication
- Location privacy and secure localization
- Malware in ubiquitous computing environments and services
- Privacy, anonymity, and trust management
- Privacy issues in the use of smart cards and RFID systems
- Role of RFID, sensors and biometrics to enable security
- Security in U-commerce and U-business and other applications
- Security in P2P networks and Grid computing
- Trust and reputation management
- Case Studies and prototype implementation for UC-Sec

Important Dates
Submission deadline: Jan. 15, 2009
Acceptance notification: Feb. 28, 2009
Camera-ready Version Due: April 1, 2009

Submission Guidelines
UC-SEC 09 invites authors to submit original and unpublished work. Please submit paper with 6 pages in IEEE Computer Society Style format. Paper submission should be electronic in only PDF format. Papers must conform to IEEE style guidelines at

Submission system:

Paper Publication and Special Issues
Accepted papers will appear in the SAM??09 Conference Proceedings published by CSREA Press (ISBN) in hardcopy. The proceedings will be available for distribution at the conference.

Distinguished selected papers accepted and presented in UC-Sec 09 (30~60%), after further revisions, will be published in special issues of International Journals;
-Computer Communications indexed by SCI-E (Elsevier), 2010
-Journal of Internet Technology indexed by SCI-E (Ministry of Education - Taiwan), 2010
-International Journal of Security and Its Applications (SERSC Press), 4th Quarter, 2009
-International Journal of Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (SERSC Press), 4th Quarter 2009


==General Chair==
Jong Hyuk Park, Kyungnam University, Korea

==Program Co-chairs ==
Changhoon Lee (Korea University, Korea)
Yan Zhang ,Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
Liudong Xing (University of Massachsetts - Dartmouth, USA)

==Publicity Co-chairs ==
Deok Gyu Lee, ETRI, Korea

==Program Committee ==
Xiaolin (Andy) Li, Oklahoma State University, USA
Xiaobo Zhou, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA
Zhihua Tang, TORC Financial, USA
Xinwen Fu, University of Massachusetts, USA
Yan Sun, University of Rhode Island, USA
Wenbing Zhao, Cleveland State University, USA
Li Bai, Temple University, USA
Xinyuan (Frank) Wang, George Mason University, USA
Alan Chin-Chen Chang, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
Binod Vaidya, GIST, Korea
BS. Koh, DigiCAPs, Korea
Damien Sauveron, Universit?de Limoges/CNRS, France
Hsiao-Hwa Chen, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan
Jemal H. Abawajy, Deakin University, Australia
Ming-Yuh Huang, The Boeing Company, USA
Naixue Xiong, Georgia State University, USA
Nicolas Sklavos, Technological Educational Institute of Patras, Greece
Ning Zhang, University of Manchester, UK
Sajid Hussain, Acadia University, Canada
Sang-Soo Yeo, BTWorks Inc., Korea
Stefanos Gritzalis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Yi Mu, University of Wollongong, Australia
Chunming Rong, University of Bergen, Norway
Jongsung Kim, CIST, Korea University, Korea
Seokhie Hong, CIST, Korea University, Korea
Taihoon Kim, Hannam University, Korea
Emmanuelle Anceaume, IRISA / CNRS, France
Hangbae Chang, Daejin University, Korea
Vinod Vokkarane, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
Donggang Liu, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Shiguo Lian, France Telecom R&D(Orange Labs), China,
Fan Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China,
Rong Yu, SCUT, China
Lingyang Song, Philips Research Laboratories, UK
Jiming Chen, Zhejiang University, China
Lei Shu, National University of Ireland, Ireland
Zhang lili, Potevio institute of Technology, China

==Contact Information==
If you have any question about the CfP and papers submission, please email to Prof. Jong Hyuk Park ( and Dr. Changhoon Lee (

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