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Present CFP : 2012
Special Track on "Smartphone Applications for Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing"
The focus of this track is on smartphone applications and services, and in particular on novel ideas and applications for ubiquitous and pervasive computing (UPC). This comprises overviews of current and emerging technologies, smartphone platforms and middleware, as well as multi‐technology connectivity via cellular networks or WiFi, security, performance and reliability issues. Moreover, the latest generation of smartphone allows novel applications and services because of their capabilities to monitor environmental data, like location, noise, light, acceleration, images and videos, etc. The aggregation of such data in communities and social networks allows for innovative applications for UPC, but addresses several technical challenges. Therefore, We would like to bring together contributions on key issues of smartphone applications, as well as challenges and future trends for the usage of smartphones for UPC.
Submit a full paper of not more than eight pages (proceedings manuscripts: two columns, single-spaced), including figures and references, using 10 point font size, and number each page. You can find instructions for authors how to format the manuscript at the
following web page: http://www.computer.org/portal/site/cscps/.
Prepare your paper in PDF file (Adobe format), and submit it electronically to the online submission system.
Proceedings of the IMIS-2012 will be published by Conference Publishing Service (CPS). Presented papers at IMIS-2012 will be considered for publication in several Special Issues in International Journals.
* Applications and services utilizing smartphones for data collection, participatory sensing
* Services connecting mobile sensor data within communities, social networks
* Mobile crowdsourcing, crowd-sourced sensing using smartphones
* Mobile terminals for emergency use, disaster information systems
* Traffic monitoring on roads, predicting traffic jams, responding to traffic accidents
* Environmental monitoring like pollution, noise, etc.
* Cloud applications running on smartphones for business usage or personal usage like cloud gaming or 3D video
* Smartphone platforms and middleware for UPC, novel UPC frameworks multi-technology connectivity via cellular networks or WiFi, resource allocation and management, scheduling
* Energy efficient mechanisms coping with limited battery capacity in contrast to QoS or QoE requirements
* Security and reliability issues, privacy and trust
* Performance studies based on simulations or theoretical models considering QoS and QoE
* Measurements, field trials, experiment results with prototypes
* Future challenges and trends