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ICT-SB 2014 : International Workshop on Enabling ICT for Smart Buildings


When Jun 2, 2014 - Jun 5, 2014
Where Hasselt, Belgium
Submission Deadline Jan 28, 2014
Notification Due Mar 1, 2014
Final Version Due Apr 1, 2014
Categories    computer science   internet of things   green it   smart building

Call For Papers

The Workshop on Enabling ICT for Smart Buildings aims to bring together researchers from the academia and the industry in order to establish a multidisciplinary community interested in the domain of Smart Building. The Workshop aims at facilitating knowledge transfer and synergy, bridging the gaps between different research domains, paving the way for common purposes, and identifying new opportunities and challenges in the domain of ICT for Smart Buildings.

Candidates are invited to submit 6 pages papers for the Workshop on Enabling ICT for Smart Buildings, co-organized with The 5th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT-2014). We solicit stimulating, original, previously unpublished ideas on completed work, position papers, and/or work-in-progress papers. We further encourage papers that propose new research directions or could generate lively debate at the workshop.

The workshop comprehends the following major topics:
• Technologies for integration of embedded computers, wired or wireless sensor networks, every-day appliances, smart gateways, and building network protocols

• Real-time communication with physical objects (e.g., syndication, streaming, Web push mechanisms)

• Sensor and actuator resources discovery, search, composition, and physical mashups

• Use of semantic technologies to describe building resources and to facilitate the interaction between sensors and actuators, e.g. ontologies, embedded metadata, microdata, microformats, and context.

• Security, privacy, access control, and sharing of resources and data inside buildings.

• Distributed computing and sensing approaches in the context of constrained devices.

• Automation of buildings using open and standardized technologies, for example Internet of Things and Web of Things.

• End user applications, use-cases, deployments, and evaluations of ICT systems in the context of Smart Homes, Smart Buildings and Smart Neighborhood.

All submissions should follow the Elsevier guidelines as specified for the ANT-2014 conference. Accepted papers must be presented at the workshop and will be published by Elsevier and included in the ANT-2014 proceedings.


• January 28, 2014: Deadline for the submission of workshop papers.
• March 1st, 2014: Notification of acceptance for the submitted workshop papers.
• April 1st, 2014: Submission of the camera-ready version of the accepted workshop papers.
• June 2-5, 2014: Conference and workshops.

The Workshop on Internet/Web-of-Things for Smart Buildings will be held in conjunction with The 5th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT-2014) at Hasselt Campus, Hasselt University, Hasselt, Belgium.

For further information, please visit the workshop website:

The organizers:

Gérôme Bovet (Telecom ParisTech)
Jean Hennebert (University of Fribourg)

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