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DCOSS 2019 : 15th International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems


Conference Series : Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems
When May 29, 2019 - May 31, 2019
Where Santorini Island, Greece
Abstract Registration Due Jan 25, 2019
Submission Deadline Feb 1, 2019
Notification Due Mar 8, 2019
Final Version Due Mar 22, 2019
Categories    distributed computing   sensor systems

Call For Papers

The 15th Annual International Conference on
Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS 2019)*
May 29-31, 2019
Santorini Island, Greece

*technically co-sponsored by IEEE

DCOSS 2019 is the 15th International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems to be hosted on Santorini Island in Greece, in May 29-31, 2019. In the last few years, we have witnessed a significant growth in the use of distributed sensor systems in a number of application areas, ranging from smart transport, energy and buildings, to factory automation, smart healthcare and environmental monitoring. In order for smart sensor systems to truly become useful and pervasive, we need to address a number of research challenges, including the tight integration of sensing and machine intelligence, reliable and efficient networking, interoperability and scalability, the need for dependable autonomy, interaction with humans, and important aspects of security, privacy and trust. DCOSS focuses on distributed information processing issues arising in networked sensor systems, covering aspects of high level abstractions, models and languages, novel algorithms and applications, system design approaches and architectures, as well as tools for simulated and real deployments.

Potential authors are invited to submit original unpublished manuscripts that demonstrate recent advances in both theoretical and experimental research. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Edge and fog computing: distributed computing models from sensor to cloud
- Energy harvesting models and optimization
- Machine intelligence in distributed sensor systems and real time analytics
- Communication and networking primitives and protocols
- Autonomy: closing the loop between sensing and actuation
- Task allocation, reprogramming, and reconfiguration
- Robustness, resilience and dependability
- Security and privacy issues
- Approaches, tools, and experience of deployment and operation
- Performance analysis: complexity, correctness, scalability
- Mobile and human-centered sensing
- Interoperability, heterogeneity and scalability
- Crowd sensing and social sensing techniques, applications, and systems
- Complex systems comprising wearable, robotic and/or fixed sensor systems
- Novel and compelling applications

******** Main Organizers ********

- General Chair:
Sotiris Nikoletseas, University of Patras and CTI, Greece

- Technical Program Committee Chairs:
Niki Trigoni, University of Oxford, UK
Tarek Abdelzaher, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
Gian Pietro Picco, University of Trento, Italy

- Steering Committee Chair:
Jose Rolim, University of Geneva, Switzerland

- Technical Program Committee:
Stefano Basagni, Northeastern University, USA
Carlo Alberto Boano, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Azzedine Boukerche, University of Ottawa (previous general chair), Canada
Jean-Francois Chamberland, Texas A&M University, USA
Kevin Chan, US Army Research Laboratory, USA
Thomas Erlebach, University of Leicester, UK
Carlo Fischione, KTH Royal instiute of Technology, Sweden
Paola Flocchini, University of Ottawa , Canada
Raghu Ganti, IBM T J Watson Research Center, USA
Omprakash Gnawali, University of Houston, USA
Vlado Handziski, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Tian He, University of Minnesota, USA
Wendi Heinzelman, University of Rochester, USA
Wen Hu, University of New South Wales, Australia
Raja Jurdak, CSIRO ICT Centre, Australia
Tomasz Jurdzinski, University of Wroclaw, Poland
Vana Kalogeraki, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
Salil Kanhere, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Evangelos Kranakis, Carleton University, Canada
Olaf Landsiedel, Kiel University, Germany
Nic Lane, University of Oxford, UK
Chieh-Jan Mike Liang, Microsoft Research, China
Jun Luo, Nanyang Technological Univeristy, Singapore
Radu Marculescu, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Prasant Misra, TCS Research & Innovation, India
Nathalie Mitton, Inria Lille-Nord Europe, France
Miguel A. Mosteiro, Pace University, USA
Luca Mottola, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Amy Murphy, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Suman Nath, Microsoft Research, USA
Chiara Petrioli, Rome University `La Sapienza', Italy
Cristina Pinotti, University of Perugia, Italy
Utz Roedig, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Rik Sarkar, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Jukka Suomela, Aalto University, Finland
Vasos Vassiliou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Tam Vu, University of Colorado Denver, USA
Dong Wang, University of Notre Dame, USA
Hongkai Wen, University of Warwick, UK
Jie Yang, Florida State University, USA
Ying Zhang, Facebook
Desheng Zhang, Rutgers University, USA
Yanmin Zhu, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

******** Keynote Speech ********

Title: How well do we know the physical model?
Speaker: Prof. Magnus M. Halldorsson, Reykjavik University, Iceland
Date: TBA

******** Special Issue and Best Paper Awards ********

All accepted papers will be candidate to a "Best Paper Award" that will be announced at the conference. Also, a best poster/demo award will be announced.

Further, selected papers will be fast-tracked to a thematic special issue of the Ad Hoc Networks Journal by Elsevier, on algorithms, systems and applications for distributed sensing (D-SENSE).

******** Collocated Events ********

DCOSS 2019 will collocate with several thematic Workshops and Special Sessions on emerging topics and technologies (ISIoT, WPSN, SmaCE, C-CPS, UrbCom, Wi-DroIT, IoTI4).

The event will also feature a poster and demo session

********Important Dates********

Abstract Registration Deadline (EXTENDED): January 25, 2019 (11:59 pm AoE)
Paper Submission Deadline (EXTENDED): February 1, 2019 (11:59 pm AoE)
Acceptance Notification: March 8, 2019
Camera Ready Submission Deadline: March 22, 2019 (11:59pm AoE)
Early Registration Deadline: April 10, 2019 (11:59 pm AoE)
Conference Dates: May 29-31, 2019

Computer Engineering and Informatics Department (CEID), Patras University, Greece
Computer Technology Institute and Press “Diophantus" (CTI), Greece
Athens Information Technology (AIT), Center of Excellence for Research and Education, Greece
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

********Submission Guidelines********

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