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WTA 2014 : The FTRA 10th International Symposium on Wireless sensor network Technologies and Applications


When Aug 25, 2014 - Aug 27, 2014
Where Ostrava, Czech Republic
Submission Deadline Jun 30, 2014
Notification Due Jul 10, 2014
Final Version Due Jul 20, 2014
Categories    wireless sensor network   ubiquitous   context awareness

Call For Papers

WTA-14 (Place and Date are changed) - August 25-27, 2014, Ostrava, Czech Republic
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The FTRA 10th International Symposium on
Wireless sensor network Technologies and Applications (WTA-14)

August 25-27, 2014, Ostrava, Czech Republic

Sponsored by FTRA / Organized by KITCS
Special Issue Journals: SCI/E & SCOPUS journals recommendations

**Paper Submission Due: June 30,2014 - Final Extension!! ***

The FTRA 10th International Symposium on Wireless sensor network Technologies and Applications for Smart Space (WTA-14)
will be held in Ostrava, Czech Republic, August 25-27, 2014.

Smart spaces (SS) represents an advanced communication environment featuring daily-life objects that continuously involve and are focused on final non-expert users. SS has rapidly emerged
as an exciting new paradigm that tends to include different active research fields such as ubiquitous, grid, and P2P
computing. SS environments have recently raised tremendous interests in both the academic and the industrial research
communities as one of the most promising application fields for pervasive computing services.
The WTA-14 aims to address system and network issues for SS communications. It will solicit both original research papers
and review articles that enhance the state-of-the-art in these fields, including topics like effective context extraction and
representation, context-based service discovery, context-based service composition, integration of legacy systems and services,
security theory, business models, and novel applications that are associated with SS utilization. The papers will be peer reviewed
by at least three independent reviewers and will be selected on the basis of their quality and relevance to the theme of
this conference.
The WTA-14 is the next event in a series of highly successful symposium on wireless sensor network technologies and applications (WTA),
previously held as WTA-13 (Gwangju, Korea, September, 2013), WTA-12(Jeju, Korea, Nov 2012), WTA-11 (Jeju, Korea, Dec 2010), WTA-10 (Gwangju, Korea, Dec 2010),
SH-10 (Busan, Korea, May 2010), SH-09 (Toronto, Canada, July 2009), SH-08 (Hainan, China, Dec. 2008), SH-07 (Jeju, Korea, Dec. 2007), IWSH-06 (Jeju, Korea, Nov. 2006).

includes, but is not limited to, the areas listed below:
-Architectures, protocols and algorithms of WSN
-Energy, management and control of WSN
-Resource allocation, services, QoS and fault tolerance in WSN
-Performance and simulation and modelling of WSN
-Network Middleware and protocols for WSN
-Security and monitoring of WSN
-Deployments and implementations of WSN
-Energy optimization for WSN
-UCA-WSN applications and services
-Ubiquitous Context Awareness
-Context-aware models and control
-Ubiquitous and context-aware computing
-Context-aware networks and communications
-Context-awareness reasoning and representation
-Context-awareness-based systems
-Locations awareness services
-Adaptive and context-based multimodal interaction
-Context-awareness in energy-efficient computing
-Context-awareness in smart spaces
-Use of context-aware technologies for HCI
-Context-aware advertising
-Portable and smart devices
-Context-aware services
-Awareness mechanism and modeling
-Power-aware software/hardware/algorithms/protocols
-Pervasive/ubiquitous media and services
-Smart vehicle/road/traffic/transportation
-Internet of Things
-Advanced security, privacy, authentication, trust for WSN/IoT

==Steering Chairs==
James J. (Jong Hyuk) Park, SeoulTech, Korea
Han-Chieh Chao, National Ilan University, Taiwan

==General Chairs==
Young-Sik Jeong, Dongguk University, Korea
Sajid Hussain, Fisk University, USA
Michael Hwa Young Jeong, Kyung Hee University, Korea

==Program Chairs==
Jen Juan Li, North Dakota State University, USA
Hongxue (Harris) Wang, Athabasca University, Canada
Gangman Yi, Gangneung-Wonju National University, Korea

==Publicity Chairs==
Ching-Hsien Hsu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan
Antonio Coronato, ICAR, Italy
Xu Shao, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Deqing Zou , HUST, China
Sanghoon Kim, Hankyong National University, Korea

==Program Committee==

Important Dates
**Step 1. Process for Symposium**
•Paper Submission Due: June 30, 2014 (Final Extension!!)

•Author Accept Notification (without review comments): July 10, 2014

•Registration Due: July 20, 2014

•Sending Review Comments with details: July 25, 2014

•Symposium Dates: August 25-27, 2014

1. We will NOT send authors of the non-registered papers the review comments.
2. When you prepare a paper for the SI submission, authors MUST revise and improve the paper based on review comments ◦Camera-ready paper Due for Symposium - 1 page : July 20, 2014 (Optional).
The only first page for each paper will be included in the Symposium proceedings (without ISSN / ISBN).

**Step 2. Process for Journal SIs**
- Sending the invitation letter for SIs Submission: Sept. 5, 2014
We will send the invitation letter including SI title and submission instruction for the journal.
- Submission due for SIs: Sept. 15, 2014
- Expected Journal Publication Date for SI (Tentative): by 1st Quarter, 2015 (Tentative)

Submission Guidelines
There will be a combination of presentations including scientific papers. Prospective authors are invited, in the first instance, to submit papers for oral presentations in any of the areas of interest for this symposium.
First, authors should submit a regular paper with 5~6 pages in length, including all figures, tables, and references. Please use ONLY symposium paper template (download :
If you want to submit more than page limitation, you can add up to 2 extra pages with the appropriate fee payment.
After closing the symposium, the authors MUST submit full paper with 7~8 pages or regular paper with 5~6 pages for the SIs of international journals (indexed by SCI/E or SCOPUS).
We will send the official recommendation letter including journal submission instruction to all authors who presented in our symposium (the page limits are based on double column).

Proceedings and Journal Publications
First, only all abstracts - one page will be included in our symposium proceeding.
We are expecting to accept about 30~40 high quality papers for our symposium.
After closing the symposium, all accepted and presented papers in WTA-14 will be recommended to
1) SCI/E journals (Top ranked papers: 40%)
- Springer: JoS, CC & Hindawi: SWJ, IJDSN, JAM, etc.
// the authors MUST submitted full paper with 7~8 pages
2) SCOPUS journals (Others) - Life Science Journal, etc.
// the authors can submit regular paper with 5-6 pages

You can see the following summary for submissions, proceedings, and publications;
Type ㅣ Who ㅣ Pages ㅣ Ranking (rate)
Symposium Proceeding ㅣ ㅣ ㅣ
(No ISSN/ISBN) ㅣAll authors for the accepted and registered papers ㅣ 1 page ㅣ All
SI for SCI/E journals ㅣAll authors who registered and presented in our workshopㅣ7~8 pages ㅣ 40 %
SI for SCOPUS journals ㅣAll authors who registered and presented in our workshopㅣ5~6 pages ㅣ 60%

Submission system :

Contact Information
If you have any question about the CFPs and papers submission,
please email to Prof. Michael Hwa-Young Jeong (, Prof. Gangman Yi (, or FTRA Conference Manager (

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