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BWCCA 2008 : Third International Workshop on Broadband and Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications


Conference Series : Broadband and Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications
When Nov 24, 2008 - Nov 26, 2008
Where Linz, Austria
Submission Deadline Sep 5, 2008
Notification Due Oct 5, 2008
Final Version Due Oct 15, 2008
Categories    wireless   communications

Call For Papers

Third International Workshop on Broadband and Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications (BWCCA-2008)

In conjunction with iiWAS-2008 and MoMM-2008
Linz, Austria, 24-26 November 2008


Communication networks of today are going through a rapid evolution. Different kinds of networks with different characteristics are emerging and they are integrating in heterogeneous networks. For these reasons, there are many interconnection problems which may occur at different levels in the hardware and software design of communicating entities and communication networks. These kinds of networks need to manage an increasing usage demand, provide support for a significant number of services, guarantee their QoS, and optimize the utilization of network resources. Therefore, architectures and algorithms in these networks become very complex and it seems imperative to focus on new models and methods as well as mechanisms, which can enable the network to perform adaptive behaviors.
The success of all-IP networking and wireless technology has changed the ways of living for the people around the world. The progress of electronic integration and wireless communications is going to pave the way to offer people the access to the wireless networks on the fly, based on which all electronic devices will be able to exchange the information with each other whenever necessary. Also, ubiquitous computing is an emerging field of research for computing paradigms in the 21st century. This emergence is the natural result of research and technological advances mainly in wireless communications, mobile computing and agent technologies. Supported by recent technological advances in low power wireless communications along with silicon integration of various functionalities such as sensing, communications, intelligence and actuations, ad-hoc networks and sensor networks are emerging as a critically important disruptive computer class based on a new platform, networking structure and interface that enable novel, low cost, high volume applications such as nuclear, biological and chemical attack detection and protection, home automation, battlefield surveillance and environmental monitoring.
The aim of this workshop is to present the innovative researches, and technologies as well as developments related to broadband networking, mobile networking and wireless communications. The workshop seeks original contributions in all relevant areas, including but not limited to the following topics.

Broadband Networks Applications
High-speed Network Protocols
Routing Algorithms
Congestion Control
Multimedia Communication and Applications
WDM Networks
Parallel and Distributed Algorithms
P2P Systems
Wireless Communication Protocols
Wireless Communication Systems and Applications
Wireless Networks Modeling
Wireless Positioning and Tracking Systems
Ubiquitous Computing Applications
Lower Power Mobile Devices
Mobile Ad Hoc Networking
Mobile Agent Framework
Mobility and Location Management
Mobile Networking Applications
Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Wireless Sensor Networks
Wireless Ubiquitous Networks
Network Security and Privacy
Web Applications

Important Dates:

Submission due date: September 5, 2008
Notification of acceptance: October 5, 2008
Camera-ready paper due date: October 15, 2008
Workshop Dates: November 24-26, 2008

Submission Guidelines

The proceedings of the BWCCA-2008 workshop will be published together with iiWAS-2008 and MoMM-2008 proceedings by ACM digital library and indexed in major indexes properly.

The papers submitted to BWCCA-2008 International Workshop should be formatted according to the ACM guidelines ( Authors using Latex need to choose the LateX2e. The maximum number of pages is 6 pages (or 5000 Words).

Submitted papers will be carefully evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of exposition.
The papers should be submitted to Workshop Co-Chair Leonard Barolli (
Submissions are only accepted in PostScript or PDF format.

Camera Ready Submission
The camera ready submission of your accepted paper has to be sent by October 15, 2008. Papers not sent in time won't be published in the proceedings.

Some of selected papers from BWCCA-2008 International Workshop will be considered for publication in the Special Issues organized by iiWAS-2008/MoMM-2008 International Conferences.

For any further questions or inquiries please contact Workshop Co-Chairs or PC-Chair:

Workshop Co-Chairs:

Leonard Barolli
Department of Information and Communication Engineering
Faculty of Information Engineering
Fukuoka Institute of technology (FIT)
3-30-1 Wajiro-Higashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 811-0295 Japan
Tel: +81-92-606-4970
Fax: +81-92-606-0758

Arjan Durresi,
Department of Computer and Information Science
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
723 W. Michigan St., SL 280M
Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Tel: +1-317-274-8942
Fax: +1 317-274-9742

Fatos Xhafa,
Department of Languages and Informatics Systems,
Polytechnic University of Catalonia
Campus Nord, Ed. Omega, C/Jordi Girona 1-3
08034 Barcelona, SPAIN
Tel: +34 93 413-7880
Fax: +34 93-413-7833

PC Members:

Akio Koyama, Yamagata University, Japan
Jianhua Ma, Hosei University, Japan
Jelena Misic, University of Manitoba, Canada
Vojislav Misic, University of Manitoba, Canada
Runhe Huang, Hosei University, Japan
Irfan Awan, University of Bradford, UK
Hui-huang Hsu, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Muhammed Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Raj Jain, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Goutam Chakraborty, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
Bhed Bahadur Bista, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
Tomoya Enokido, Rissho University, Japan
Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia Univiversity, Canada
David Taniar, Monash University, Australia
Timothy Shih, Tamkang Univ., Taiwan
Bijay Karki, Louisiana State University, USA
Hsiao-Chun Wu, Louisiana State University, USA
Vamsi Paruchuri, University of Central Arkansas, USA
Mukul Goyal, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
Markus Aleksy, University of Mannheim, Germany
Takahiro Hara, Osaka University, Japan
Takuo Suganuma, Tohoku University, Japan
Jiandong Li, Xidian University, China
Wenny Rahayu, La Trobe University, Australia
Ismail Khalil Ibrahim, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Fabio Postiglione, University of Salerno
Salvatore Loreto, Ericsson Research, Finland
Antonio Pescape', University of Naples, Italy
Maurizio Longo, University of Salerno, Italy
Giuseppe De Marco, Toyota Technological Institute, Japan

Web Chair:

Makoto Ikeda, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan

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