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SSPA 2014 : 2nd Smart Sensor Protocols and Algorithms (SSPA 2014)


When Jun 22, 2014 - Jun 27, 2014
Where Benidorm (Spain)
Submission Deadline Mar 14, 2014
Notification Due Apr 9, 2014
Final Version Due Apr 25, 2014

Call For Papers

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2nd Smart Sensor Protocols and Algorithms (SSPA2014)

in conjunction with The thirteenth International Conference on Ad-Hoc Networks and Wireless (AdHoc Now-2014)
Benidorm, Spain, June 22-27, 2014.


Smart Sensor protocols and algorithms make use of several methods and techniques (such as machine learning techniques, decision

making techniques, knowledge representation, network optimization, problem solution techniques, and so on), to establish

communication between network devices. They can be used to perceive the network conditions, or the user behavior, in order to

dynamically plan, adapt, decide, take the appropriate actions, and learn from the consequences of their actions. The algorithms

can make use of the information gathered from the protocol in order to sense the environment, plan actions according to the

input, take consciousness of what is happening in the environment, and take the appropriate decisions using a reasoning engine.

Goals such as decide which scenario fits best its end-to-end purpose, or environment prediction, can be achieved with smart

protocols and algorithms. Moreover, they could learn from the past and use this knowledge to improve future decisions.

In this workshop, researchers are encouraged to submit papers focused on the design, development, analysis or optimization of

smart sensor protocols or algorithms at any communication layer. Algorithms and protocols based on artificial intelligence

techniques for network management, network monitoring, quality of service enhancement, performance optimization and network

secure are included in the workshop.

This conference edition once again targets to gather researchers from academia and industrial sectors to present analytical

research, simulations, practical results, position papers addressing the pros and cons of specific proposals, and advances in

sensor protocols and algorithms. The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art,

standards, deployments, implementations, running experiments and applications.


Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal,

including, but are not limited to, the following topic areas:

- Reasoning and learning techniques for sensing environment pollution
- Smart route prediction in vehicular sensor networks
- Smart data aggregation in vehicular sensor networks
- Smart multimedia network protocols and algorithms for WSNs
- Application layer, transport layer and network layer cognitive protocols
- Cognitive radio network protocols and algorithms
- Automatic protocols and algorithms for environment prediction
- Algorithms and protocols to predict data network states
- Intelligent synchronization techniques for sensor network protocols and algorithms
- Smart sensor protocols and algorithms for e-health
- Software applications for smart algorithms design and development in WSNs
- Dynamic protocols based on the perception of their performance
- Smart protocols and algorithms for Smartgrids
- Protocols and algorithms focused on building conclusions for taking the appropriate actions
- Smart Automatic and self-autonomous WSNs
- Artificial intelligence applied in protocols and algorithms for WSNs
- Smart security protocols and algorithms in WSNs
- Smart cryptographic algorithms for communication in WSNs
- Artificial intelligence applied to power efficiency and energy saving protocols and algorithms
- Smart routing and switching protocols and algorithms in WSNs
- Cognitive protocol and algorithm models for saving communication costs
- Any kind of intelligent technique applied to QoS, content delivery, network Monitoring and network mobility management
- Smart cooperative protocols and algorithms WSNs
- Problem recognition and problem solving protocols for WSNs
- Genetic algorithms, fuzzy logic and neural networks applied to WSNs


Abstract registration: 14th of March 2014
Submission deadline: 14th of March 2014
Author notification: 9th of April 2014
Camera-ready version: 25th of April 2014
Workshop Dates: 22-27th of June 2014


Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished papers. Papers presenting original and unpublished work are invited and

will be evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of exposition. Submitted papers should be

in PDF format. The submission website is:

Authors can upload papers that should not exceed 8 pages (including a 150 word abstract, all figures, tables and references) in

Springer Verlag LNCS format. All papers will be reviewed for technical merit. Detailed formatting and submission guidelines is

available on the conference website. Submissions imply the willingness of at least one author to register, attend the conference,

and present the paper.


Network Protocols and Algorithms


General Chairs
Jaime Lloret Mauri, Universitat Politècnica València, Spain
Kayhan Zrar Ghafoor, University of Koya, Kurdistan Region-Iraq

TPC Chairs
Miguel Garcia Pineda, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Ali Safa, Universiti of Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Panel & Tutorial Chairs
Sandra Sendra compte, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Rashid Khokhar, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Web Chair
Alejandro Cánovas Solbes, Universitat Politècnica València, Spain

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