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EAI BODYNETS 2022 : 17th EAI International Conference on Body Area Networks: Intelligent Edge Cloud for Dependable Globally Connected BAN


When Dec 12, 2022 - Dec 12, 2022
Where N/A, Cyberspace
Submission Deadline Nov 11, 2022
Notification Due Nov 25, 2022
Final Version Due Dec 2, 2022
Categories    sensors and devices   communications and networking   data management, algorithms, a   services and applications

Call For Papers

Wireless body area networks (WBANs) are revolutionizing healthcare via real-time monitoring and analysis of medical data, enabling novel human-centric services for, e.g., remote health monitoring, telemedicine, preventive care, disease detection and rehabilitation. To make this happen, novel technologies are required to provide dependable measurement and communications mechanisms from the data source to medical health databases.

Compared to traditional sensor networks, WBANs face additional research challenges including signal propagation in/on/around a human body, energy harvesting, fault tolerance, mobility, reliable protocols, Quality of Service (QoS), biocompatibility, and security. The huge amount of data collected by WBAN nodes insist scalable, on-demand, powerful and secure storage and processing infrastructure. Moreover, WBANs have emerged as a promising technology, in addition to medical, also for non-medical applications, such as interactive gaming, social computing and entertainment. This conference will explore the scope and challenges of designing, building, and deploying body area networks, including wireless communications, medical IoT, edge computing, AI and big data for health management.

The conference aims to establish a forum to exchange ideas, discuss practices, raise awareness, and share experiences among researchers and practitioners in the field of communications engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, medicine, and other disciplines in both academia and industry.

We seek novel, innovative, and exciting work in areas including but not limited to:

Sensors and Devices
– Wearable Computing
– Embedded medical devices
– Implant, wearable and nearable medical sensors and actuators
– Wearable soft exosuits
– Modeling, simulating and implementing wearable CPS and IoT
– Medical device regulation
Communications and Networking
– In, on and off-body communications & networking
– 5G and beyond (6G) communications for healthcare
– Antennas and propagation
– Radio coexistence and interference management
– Molecular communications
– Edge-cloud continuum for healthcare applications
– Security, privacy and trust in health data communications
Data management, Algorithms, and Signal Processing
– Distributed computing for healthcare systems and applications
– AI and ML for healthcare systems and applications
– Bio-signal processing (EEG, EMG, ECG, PPG, EDR, etc.)
– Situation-aware wearable computing systems
– Medical data management
– Medical data privacy and data protection regulation
– Biometric security
Services and Applications
– 5G and beyond (6G) empowered Smart BAN applications
– Remote patient management, preventive care, and Rehabilitation
– Wellness and sports applications of BAN
– ICT solutions for health and wellness education
– WBANs supporting cognitive impairments
– WBAN supporting non-medical applications
– Smart BAN for Socio-economic aspects
– Collaborative BANs

All registered papers will be published in EAI CORE series as a proceedings book and made available through European Union Digital Library (EUDL).

Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, such as Ei Compendex, Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar, DBLP and EU Digital Library.

Additional publication opportunities:

EAI/Springer Innovations in Communications and Computing Book Series
(titles in this series are indexed in Ei Compendex, Web of Science & Scopus)

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