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NetSID 2014 : Workshop on Network Surveillance and Intruder Detection Technologies (NetSID 2014) In conjunction with EUSPN 2014, September 22-25, 2014, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


When Sep 22, 2014 - Sep 25, 2014
Where Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Submission Deadline Jun 1, 2014
Notification Due Jun 24, 2014
Final Version Due Jul 17, 2014

Call For Papers


Workshop on Network Surveillance and Intruder Detection Technologies (NetSID 2014)
In conjunction with EUSPN 2014, September 22-25, 2014, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


Visual surveillance networks are installed in many security sensitive places in today’s world. In most of the cases, human security officers are required to continuously stare at large numbers of monitors simultaneously, and for long periods of time. Constant alert vigilance for hours on end is difficult to maintain for human beings with natural cognitive limits on concentration and attention spans. It is thus important to remove the onus of detecting untoward activity; events which rarely occur, from the human security officer to an automated system. While various automated surveillance techniques are being developed based on installed static camera network, some other technologies like wireless visual or multimedia sensor networks could contribute in the process to make the systems more efficient by employing event-based activation strategies. This workshop opens the door for the researchers to publish their thoughts, models, findings, analyses, and future expectations in the broad field of automated network surveillance and intruder detection.

Topics of Interest

Any topic related to automated network surveillance and intruder detection would be considered. Both technical and survey/review papers on the topics are welcome. The topics include but are not limited to:

- Automated surveillance algorithms
- Cost effective network surveillance using sensors
- Surveillance network models
- Adoption of IP-based cameras in surveillance networks
- Metadata analysis in IoT-based surveillance networks
- Visual sensor based network protocols and operation
- Security, trust, reliability of surveillance networks
- Intrusion detection and target tracking
- Intrusion prevention and detection in computer systems

Submission Guidelines and Publication

Papers must be prepared according to the formatting guideline mentioned here:

Kindly strictly follow the template provided and as required for Elseiver Procedia. For MS-Office, here's the template ( . Please check the previous link for LaTex template.

In the manuscript, the title of this event should be mentioned as below:
- International Workshop on Network Surveillance and Intruder Detection Technologies (NetSID 2014)

Authors should submit their papers electronically in PDF format before the deadline (see Important Dates) via the EasyChair submission link:

If you have used this system before, you can use the same username and password. If this is your first time using EasyChair, you will need to register for an account by clicking "I have no EasyChair account" button. Upon completion of registration, you will get a notification email from the system and you are ready for submitting your paper. You can upload and re-upload the paper to the system by the submission due date.

PLEASE note that, all submitted manuscripts must be previously unpublished, and/or not under review or in process of publication elsewhere.

Publication Indexing

All NetSID'14 accepted papers will be published by Elsevier Science in the open-access Procedia Computer Science series on-line. Procedia Computer Sciences is hosted on and on Elsevier content platform ScienceDirect (, and will be freely available worldwide. All papers in Procedia will be indexed by Scopus ( and by Thomson Reuters' Conference Proceeding Citation Index The papers will contain linked references, XML versions and citable DOI numbers. You will be able to provide a hyperlink to all delegates and direct your conference website visitors to your proceedings. All accepted papers will also be indexed in DBLP (

Journal Special Issue

Extended and revised versions of selected accepted papers would be invited for publication in the following special issue:
- Special Issue on Network Surveillance and Intrusion Detection, The Scientific World Journal [ISI Impact Factor: 1.730]

Important Dates

June 01, 2014 - Paper Submission Deadline
June 24, 2014 - Last Date of Author Notification
July 17, 2014 - Final Manuscript Due
TBA - Registration Due
TBA - Workshop Date


Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

Technical Program Committee

Abror Abduvaliyev, SecOps, Citi, Singapore
Saiful Azad, American International University - Bangladesh, Bangladesh
Hae Young Lee, Seoul Women's University, South Korea
Luca Caviglione, ISSIA, CNR, Italy
Ragib Hasan, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Mohssen Mohammed, Al-Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University, KSA
Elias P. Duarte Jr., Federal University of Paraná, Brazil
Riaz Ahmed Shaikh, King Abdulaziz University, KSA
Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Central South University, China
Nurilla Avazov, University of Agder, Norway


Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, Ph.D., SMIEEE
Founding Head, NDC Laboratory, KICT, IIUM

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
Kulliyyah (Faculty) of Information and Communication Technology
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Jalan Gombak, 53100, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Tel: +603-61964000 Ext. 5653, Cell: +60163910754

Personal URL:

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