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TwUC 2010 : Trustworthy Ubiquitous Computing 2010


When Nov 8, 2010 - Nov 10, 2010
Where Paris, France
Submission Deadline Jul 31, 2010
Notification Due Aug 30, 2010
Final Version Due Sep 30, 2010
Categories    ubiquitous computing environme   privacy   security   usability

Call For Papers


Fourth International Workshop on Trustworthy Ubiquitous Computing (TwUC

November 8-10, 2010, Paris, France

The Fourth International Workshop on the vision of a trustworthy
ubiquitous computing will be held on November 8-10, 2010, in Paris,
France. The workshop will be held in conjunction with the 12th
international conference on Advances in Mobile Multimedia (iiWAS2010)
and the 8thInternational Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing &
Multimedia (MoMM2010). TwUC covers aspects of trust in ubiquitous
computing environments. The aspects of context, privacy, reliability,
usability and user experience related to ubiquitous computing
environments represent the main topics of the workshop.

Marc Weiser presented his vision of disappearing and ubiquitous
computing more than 15 years ago. The big picture of the computer
introduced into our environment was a big innovation and the starting
point for various areas of research. In order to totally adopt the idea
of ubiquitous computing several houses were build, equipped with
technology and used as laboratory in order to find and test appliances
that are useful and could be made available in our everyday life.
Within the last years industry picked up the idea of integrating
ubiquitous computing and already available products like remote
controls for your house were developed and brought to the marked.

In spite of many applications and projects in the area of ubiquitous
and pervasive computing the success is still far away. One of the main
reasons is the lack of acceptance of and confidence in this technology.
Although researchers and industry are working in all of these areas a
forum to elaborate security, reliability and privacy issues, that
resolve in trustworthy interfaces and computing environments for people
interacting within these ubiquitous environments is important. The user
experience factor of trust thus becomes a crucial issue for the success
of a UbiComp application.

The goal of the TwUC 2010 workshop is to provide an international forum
for scientists, engineers and industry to address recent research
results and to present and discuss their ideas, theories, technologies,
systems, tools, applications, work in progress and experiences on all
theoretical and practical issues.

Topics of Interest The conference program will include peer reviewed
full papers around but not limited to the following topics:

- Usability and HCI in Ubiquitous Computing Environments
- Methods and concepts to enhance and ensure usability in
UbiComp environments User experience in ubiquitous environ-
- User satisfaction and trust in ubiquitous environments
- User perceived QoS, usability and quality of experience (QoE)
- Trust and context in ubiquitous environments
- Trust and the design of UbiComp appliances User centred
design in ubiquitous environments
- User centred evaluation methods in ubiquitous environments
- Security in Ubiquitous Computing Environments
- Security issues and technologies
- Usage policies
- Identity and access
- Threat and vulnerability
- Malicious software in ubiquitous environments and its effect
on trust
- Trusted computing and platforms
- Reliability in Ubiquitous Computing Environments
- Software design
- Software quality and metrics
- Methods and concepts to enhance and ensure reliability in
UbiComp applications and environments
- Privacy in Ubiquitous Computing Environments
- Issues and appliances on privacy in ubiquitous computing
- Data and information ownership
- Souvereignity of social and technical methods for ensuring


Extended paper submission deadline: July 31, 2010

Paper submission July 15, 2010
Acceptance Notification August 30, 2010
Camera-Ready Papers September 30, 2010
TwUC 2010 Workshop November 8-10, 2010


All accepted conference papers will be published together with the iiWAS2010 /
MoMM2010 proceedings by the ACM digital library and the Austrian computer
society books@ocg books series. Distinguished papers, after further revisions,
will be published in selected journals. For a detailed list of journals please
visit our website


The TwUC2010 workshop solicits full and short research papers. For detailed
information concerning the submission please visit our website


Thomas Grill, ICT&S Centre, University of Salzburg
Sigmund-Haffner Str. 18, 5020 Salzburg, Austria Email: thomas.grill[at[

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