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IEEE MASS 2018 : The 15th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Systems


When Oct 9, 2018 - Oct 12, 2018
Where Chengdu, China
Abstract Registration Due Apr 15, 2018
Submission Deadline Apr 30, 2018
Notification Due Jul 15, 2018
Final Version Due Aug 15, 2018
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Call For Papers

The 15th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Systems
(IEEE MASS 2018)
Chengdu, China
Oct. 9-12, 2018

Abstract Submission Deadline: April 15, 2018 midnight EDT
Paper Submission Deadline: April 30, 2018 midnight EDT

Paper Submission Link:

IEEE MASS is a premier, annual forum for sharing original, novel ideas in mobile ad hoc networks and wireless sensor networks, defined broadly. Continuing this tradition, the 15th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS) will be held in Chengdu, China, on Oct. 9-12, 2018. Wireless ad hoc communications, Internet of Things, and mobile computing are increasingly being used in civilian and military applications in homes and businesses, cities and rural areas, sea and space. Wireless sensor and actuator networks are being widely deployed for enhancing industrial processes and management, for various forms of environmental monitoring and control, and for improving quality of life. Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society, IEEE MASS 2018 aims at bringing together researchers, developers, and practitioners to address recent advances in mobile ad-hoc and sensor-actuator systems, covering algorithms, theories, systems, protocols, applications, experiments, and testbeds.


* Abstract Submission Deadline: April 15, 2018 midnight EDT
* Paper Submission Deadline: April 30, 2018 midnight EDT
* Notification of Acceptance: July 15, 2018
* Camera-ready version: August 15, 2018


Original, unpublished contributions are solicited in all aspects of mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) and wireless sensor networks (WSNs), from mobile networking/computing to cyber-physical systems to Internet of Things, from theory to systems to applications. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Algorithms for MANETs and WSNs
- Application Layer Protocols
- Clustering, topology control, coverage, and connectivity
- Cognitive networking
- Cooperative and cognitive communication
- Cooperative sensing, compressive sensing, sensing from communications
- Cloud, crowd-sourced, participatory and (mobile) social sensing
- Cyber-physical systems and applications
- Data gathering, fusion, and dissemination
- Energy-efficient architectures, algorithms, and protocols
- Experiences in real-world applications and deployments
- Heterogeneous networks
- Internet of Things (IoT) devices, gateways, and infrastructure
- Localization and Location Based Services
- Measurements, experimental systems and test-beds
- Mobile computing and networking Mobility modeling and management
- Multi-channel, multi-radio and MIMO technologies
- Network components, operating systems, and middleware
- Opportunistic networking, delay tolerant networking
- QoS and Resource management
- Robotic networks
- Routing protocols
- Scalability, stability, and robustness of networks and sensor systems
- Security and privacy at all layers, including the physical layer
- Sensor enabled drone, UAV, UUV systems
- Smart grid, healthcare, transportation applications
- Vehicular networks and protocols
- Wearable and human-centric devices and networks


General Co-Chairs:
- Yuanshun Dai, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
- George Rouskas, North Carolina State University, USA

Program Co-Chairs:
- Byrav Ramamurthy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
- Kui Ren, University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA
Zhejiang University, China

Track Chairs:

Algorithms and theory track:
- My Thai, University of Florida, USA
- Sheng Zhong, Nanjing University, China

Protocols and cross-layer technologies track:
- Yong Cui, Tsinghua University, China
- Jiangchuan Liu, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Systems and applications track:
- Radu Stoleru, Texas A&M University, USA
- Salil Kanhere, The University of New South Wales, Australia

Experimental evaluation and testbeds track:
- Dimitrios Koutsonikolas, University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA
- M. Can Vuran, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Security and privacy track:
- Bo Luo, University of Kansas, USA
- Aziz Mohaisen, University of Central Florida, USA

Local Arrangements Chair:
- Ming Liu, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Publicity Co-Chairs:
- Chao Song, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
- Qiben Yan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Registration and Finance Chair:
- Shuhui Yang, Purdue University Northwest, Calumet, USA

Workshop Co-Chairs:
- Anna Foerster, University of Bremen, Germany
- Chao Song, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Publication Chair:
- Dajin Wang, Montclair State University, Montclair, USA


- Dharma P. Agrawal, University of Cincinnati, USA
- Jie Wu, Temple University, USA
- Kang Shin, University of Michigan, USA
- J. J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA


Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research papers that are not currently under review elsewhere. All submissions should be written in English with a maximum length of 9 single-spaced, double-column pages using 10pt fonts on 8.5 x 11 inch paper, including all figures, tables, and references, in PDF format. Authors must use
the Manuscript Templates for IEEE Conference Proceedings. Accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings published by IEEE and will be presented at the conference. Based on TPC reviews and discussions, some papers may be accepted as 5-page short papers, in addition to the regular 9 page papers. For all papers, IEEE reserves the right to exclude the paper from distribution after the conference (e.g., removal from IEEE Xplore) if the paper is not presented at the conference. Note that the conference will also include a poster and demo session. Paper Submission Link:

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