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ISYCC 2021 : THE Sixth Workshop on IoT Systems Provisioning & Management For Context-Aware Smart Cities


When Nov 22, 2021 - Nov 25, 2021
Where Dubai
Submission Deadline Oct 20, 2021
Notification Due Nov 4, 2021
Categories    iot and smart cities   iot and (mobile) cloud computi   context-awareness and iot   iot and big data

Call For Papers

IoT devices are getting smaller and smarter, while the conditions and constraints to be satisfied in IoT setting are increasingly complex. In addition, with the aim of increasing user satisfaction, these devices should be aware of the context, knowing the user's preferences and needs; so that they can adapt their behavior to each situation.

These challenges pose some questions that need further discussion from researchers: How to enable collecting, managing and sharing massive amounts of data with other connected "things" and/or prospective software in the Cloud? How this information could be used to adapt the smart devices' behavior? How to provide appropriate resources and provisioning procedures in these environments?

The objective of this workshop is to encourage and attract multidisciplinary research in Internet of Things, (Mobile) Cloud Computing, Fog/Edge Computing, Distributed and Cloud-Aware IoT systems, Context-Awareness and (Mobile) Crowdsensing.

ISyCC Workshop will be a forum for academics, industrial researchers, developers, and practitioners to discuss about above-mentioned questions and about topics that include, but are not limited to:

IoT and Smart Cities
Connected Cities
Smart buildings
Human Mobility
Co-Creation and Open Participation of people
Applications and experiences
IoT and (Mobile) Cloud Computing
IoT services virtualization techniques
IoT as-a-Service
IoT and DevOps in the Cloud
IoT orchestration mechanisms
SLA/ QoS / QoE management for IoT in the Cloud
Software-defined management in the Cloud
Fog/Edge Computing
Context-Awareness and IoT
Sensing devices and Systems
(Mobile) Crowdsensing
(Mobile) Social Networks
IoT and Big Data
Data Collection
Data Fusion
Activity Recognition
IoT and 5G Networks
Data and Traffic Models in 5G Networks
Applications of IoT in 5G Networks (e.g. Autonomous cars, social IoT, etc.)
Security and Privacy Challenges in 5G-based IoT Middleware Systems
Cognitive Radio Capabilities in 5G Mobile Networks
M2M Communication in 5G Mobile Technologies
Proactive Devices and Systems
Self-adaptative Techniques
Proactive Devices and Systems
Self-adaptative Techniques
Semantic Technologies for IoT
IoT Protocols and Standardization Attempts
Trust, Security and Privacy for IoT


Ahmad Ghandour, Al Ain Univerity, UAE
Alois Ferscha, Institut für Pervasive Computing, Austria.
Carla Mouradian, Concordia University, Canada.
David Mendes, University of Évora, Portugal.
Elisa Gonzalez Boix, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.
Franca Delmastro, IIT-National Research Council, Italy.
Hakim Hacid, Zayed University, UAE
Heiko Ludwig, IBM Research, San Jose, CA, USA.
Jagruti Sahoo, South Carolina State University, SC, USA.
Jorge Gonçalves, University of Oulu, Finland.
José García-Alonso, University of Extremadura, Spain.
Kristof Van Laerhoven, University of Siegen, Deutschland.
Sami Bhiri, University of Monastir, Tunisia.
Stefano Monti, Imola, Italy.
Mohamed Graiet, University of Monastir, Tunisia.
Monther Aldwairi, Zayed University, UAE
Mourad Amziani, Beamap, France.
Mourad Kmimeche, University of Monastir, Tunisia.
Niko Mäkitalo, University of Helsinki, Finland.
Paulo Mendes, University Lusofona, Portugal.
Pawan Chowdhary, IBM Research, San Jose, CA, USA.
Pham Phuoc Hung, Concordia University, Canada.
Philippe Lalanda, University Joseph Fourier, France.
Ramani Routray, IBM Research, San Jose, CA, USA.
Rami Sellami, CETIC, Belgium.
Romain Rouvoy, University of Lille, France.
Tommi Mikkonen, University of Helsinki.
Victoria Torres, Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, Spain.
Walid Gaaloul, Institut Mines-Telecom, Telecom SudParis, France.
Wided Guedria, LIST, Luxembourg.
Zhangbing Zhou, China University of Geosciences, China.
Trupil Limbasiya, NIIT University, India.
Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, UAE


Authors are invited to submit full papers (maximum length of 12 pages, including all references and figures.) Papers should be formatted according to Springer's LNCS formatting guidelines and submitted the conference submission system:

All submitted papers will be peer-reviewed by members of the Program Committee and evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of expression. All submissions must not have been accepted for publication elsewhere or be under review for another workshop or conference.

Accepted papers will be included in the workshop proceedings published as part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series of Springer.

For each accepted paper, at least one author must register, attend the workshop and present the paper. Registration is subject to the terms and conditions of ICSOC.

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