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IIKI 2014 : International Conference on Identification, Information and Knowledge in the Internet of Things 2014


When Oct 17, 2014 - Oct 18, 2014
Where Beijing
Submission Deadline Jul 10, 2014
Notification Due Aug 10, 2014
Final Version Due Sep 10, 2014

Call For Papers

International Conference on Identification, Information and Knowledge in the Internet of Things 2014 (IIKI 2014)

October 17-18, 2014, Beijing

Realizing the full potential of the IoT (Internet of Things) requires solving serious technical and business problems: the identification of things, the organization, integration and management of big data, and the effective use of knowledge-based decision systems.
These challenges, and more, are the focus for the International Conference on Identification, Information and Knowledge in the Internet of Things (IIKI). The 2014 conference, the third in the IIKI series, provides the scientific and technical community a dedicated forum for discussing research, development, and applications in the IoT.
The conference is attended by international experts from the US, Europe, Australasia and China. The conference publishes in major international peer-reviewed journals.

Tracks and session

 Track 1: Knowledge Engineering, Big Data, and Cloud computing: Weishan Zhang, Ebrahim Bagheri
 Track 2: Pervasive Service Systems and Wearable Computing: Zhangbing Zhou, Antonio J. Jara
 Track 3: Wireless and Mobile Security: Xiuzheng Cheng
 Track 4: Cognitive Radio Network : Hang Liu
 Track 5: Frontiers in Cyber-Physical Systems: Houbing Song
 Track 6: Regulations and Standards for the Internet of Things: Zhuyan Xi
 Track 7: User Experience in the IoT: Peter Thomas
 Track 8: Mobile Opportunistic Networks: Shengling Wang
 Track 9: PhD Symposium and Poster Track: Antonio J. Jara, Shenling Wang
 Special session of Industries and Implementations: Antonio J. Jara, Rongfang Bie

Track 1: Knowledge Engineering, Big Data, and Cloud computing: Weishan
Zhang, Ebrahim Bagheri

Chairs: Weishan Zhang, zhangws at; Ebrahim Bagheri, ebagheri at
The Internet of Things, and of services and people, coupled with social networks means a huge increase in data. Analysing Big Data will become a key focus of research, competition, and innovation in the IoT. Processing of Big Data will in the cloud, and data mining will use background knowledge of societal, cultural, and personal trends. Knowledge engineering for better data mining, new approaches to cloud computing for big data, and new paradigms for Big Data processing are key topics. The topics in this track includes but not limited to:
 Engineering of Big Data applications for smart cities
 Parallel and distributed processing approaches in cloud computing
 New algorithms for Big Data processing, and data mining for Big Data intelligence
 Security and privacy in cloud computing and big data processing
 Knowledge engineering for Big Data processing and cloud computing
 Context awareness for mobile cloud/pervasive cloud, and Big Data processing

Track 2: Pervasive Service Systems and Wearable Computing: Zhangbing Zhou,
Antonio J. Jara

Chairs: Zhangbing Zhou, zhangbing.zhou at; Antonio J. Jara, jara at
As the most promising ubiquitous computing devices, wearable computing devices, including smart clothing, smart Watches, Google glasses, Smart Rings and similar items, can range from providing very specific features like heart rate monitoring and pedometer capabilities to advanced smart functions. With the proliferation of ubiquitous computing devices and mobile internet, future pervasive services will be increasingly large-scale and operate at an inter-organizational level. The modeling, representation, discovery, chaining, and implementation of pervasive services are challenging, and the exploration and realization of pervasive service systems requires a cross-disciplinary research. The topics in this track include but are not limited to:
 Modeling and representation of ubiquitous computing devices
 Discovery and chaining mechanisms of ubiquitous computing devices
 Theoretical foundations of pervasive service computing
 Context-awareness for pervasive service systems
 Environments and tools for the development of pervasive service systems
 Case studies of pervasive service systems
 Users interaction with wearable computing
 Novel applications in areas such as fitness and healthcare
 Privacy, security, and ethics issues

Track 3: Wireless and Mobile Security: XiuzhenCheng

Chair: Xiuzhen Cheng, cheng at

In recent years, advances in wireless and mobile technologies have dramatically changed our personal and working lives. Many challenges exist in wireless and mobile applications, particularly, security ensuring and privacy.. The goal of this track is to explore cutting-edge research in this area. Topics include but are not limited to
 Trust in wireless and mobile networks
 Intrusion prevention and detection in wireless and mobile networks
 Security and privacy in wireless communications and mobile computing
 Security and privacy in emerging applications

Track 4: Cognitive radio networks: Hang Liu

Chair: Hang Liu, liuh at

Cognitive radio (CR), with the capability to flexibly adapt its parameters, has been considered as the enabling technology for dynamic spectrum access (DSA) and sharing to alleviate the spectrum scarcity problem and increase spectrum utilization. There has been tremendous progress in the research, development, and regulatory acceptance of CRs and CR networks as well as DSA in recent years. This track focuses on cognitive radios and networks and dynamic spectrum access, including novel approaches and technologies enabling more efficient use of the radio spectrum. Contributions dealing with regulatory aspects of dynamic spectrum access and cognitive radio applications are also welcomed. The topics include, but not limited to,
 Algorithm and protocol design for cognitive radios and networks
 Cross-layer optimization of cognitive radio networks
 Radio resource management
 Coexistence with legacy systems
 Spectrum sensing mechanisms
 Spectrum measurements and analysis
 Spectrum trading and auctions
 Applications of CRNs and DSA
 Experimental prototypes and results
 Regulatory aspects of dynamic spectrum access
 Security of cognitive radio networks
 Resource allocation for cognitive radio networks
 Game theory in cognitive radio
 Architectures for cognitive radio networks

Track 5: Frontiers in Cyber-Physical Systems: Houbing Song

Chair: Houbing Song, at

Cyber-physical systems (CPS) are engineered systems that are built from, and depend upon, the seamless integration of computational algorithms and physical components. Advances in CPS will enable capability, adaptability, scalability, resiliency, safety, security, and usability that will far exceed the simple embedded systems of today. CPS technology will transform the way people interact with engineered systems -- just as the Internet has transformed the way people interact with information. New smart CPS will drive innovation and competition in sectors such as agriculture, energy, transportation, building design and automation, healthcare, and manufacturing.
Work focused on theory, algorithms, implementation and field deployments will be of great interest to the track. Areas of interests include (but not limited to)
 Control, optimization, signal processing, information theory
 Machine learning, verification, data mining,
 Sensor networks, embedded systems, human in the loop systems, social networks,
 Mobile computing, participatory sensing, crowd-sourcing, cloud computing

Track 6: Regulations and Standards for the Internet of Things: Zhuyan Xi

Chair: Zhuyan Xi, xizhuyan at

This Track focuses on how to develop the Internet of things as an industry, and how the Internet of Things as a technology cluster influences government governance, enterprise operation and society development. Topics include but not limited to
 Policies, Regulations and Standards of the Internet of Things
 Operation management of Internet of things in the smart city and intelligence industry
 Social impacts such as security, privacy, and trust
 Application and innovation of Internet of Things in management
 Technology adoption of the Internet of Things
 Information security management of Internet of Things

Track 7: User Experience in the IoT: Peter Thomas

Chair: Peter Thomas, peter.thomas at

As the move from desktop to mobile has focused us design for everyday lives, so the IoT will place increasing emphasis on sensitive, contextual design for in-the-moment interaction. Our experience of the world will be increasingly mediated by invisible, embedded and hyper interactive digital tools and needs new and radical approaches to understanding and designing the user experience. This track explores new user experience challenges for the IoT.

Track 8:Mobile Opportunistic networks, Shengling Wang

Chair: Shengling Wang, wangshengling at

Mobile opportunistic networks are delay tolerant networks where mobile carriers communicate with each other via their short-distance and low-cost devices to share data objects among mobile users. Unlike mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) that require end-to-end communication paths for message exchange, the communications in mobile opportunistic networks take place on the establishment of opportunistic contacts among mobile nodes, without availability of end-to-end message routing paths. Such networks face numerous challenges due to the frequent disruptions and delays, and intermittent connectivity environment. Areas of interest in this track include (but are not limited to)
 Routing, dissemination and caching in mobile opportunistic networks
 Theoretical Analysis for mobile opportunistic networks
 Security, trust, privacy in mobile opportunistic networks
 Cooperation for opportunistic computing
 Applications for mobile opportunistic networks

Track 9: PhD Symposium and Poster Track: Antonio Jara, Shenling Wang

Chairs: Antonio Jara, jara at; Shenling Wang, wangsl0362 at

This track is open to PhD Students, at any stage in their studies and in any area of study that relates to the Internet of Things, including technical, social and philosophical studies. Students should submit their problem statement and an account of their progress. Students in early stages of their Ph.D. will benefit from interacting with other Ph.D. students, as well as with members of the event processing research community represented at the conference.
The best Ph.D works will receive recognition and they will be supported for post-conference publication.
This track also welcomes posters (no more than 2 pages) in any topics of the conference.

Special session of Industries and Implementations: Antonio Jara, Rongfang Bie

Chairs: Antonio Jara, jara at; Rongfang Bie, rfbie at

This special session is intended to provide a forum for industry engineers (including utility engineers) in the Internet of Things to share their implementation experiences and practical issues regarding the relevant issues through intensive discussion.
Interested industries can provide DEMOs and presentations of the benefits of their products.
A set of discussion panels will be established with the top topics addressed by the industrial-involved participants.

Submission Details

We encourage submissions of full papers and position papers presenting novel ideas that may lead to insightful technical discussions at this conference. Papers should contain original contributions not published or submitted elsewhere, and references to related state-of-the-art work. Please submit papers at the website:


Several high-quality international journals will carry selected papers from the conference in specially commissioned theme issues. More special issues in international journals would be selected for this conference in the coming future.
 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (ISSN: 1617-4909, SCI IF: 1.133) for longer contributions and expended papers on ubiquitous computing.
 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (ISSN: 1550-1477, SCI IF:0.727) for longer contributions and expended papers on smart sensing and big data.
 Journal of Combinatorial Optimization (1382-6905, 0.592) for longer and extended papers on optimization;
 International Journal of Embedded Systems (ISSN: 1741-1076, EI indexed) for papers on embedded system architecture and software.
 Computational Science and Engineering (ISSN: 1742-7193, EI indexed) for Papers on computational methods and techniques.
 mUX: The Journal of Mobile User Experience (ISSN: 2196-873X), a Springer Open Access online-only journal, for selected short papers on mobile computing issues in the IoT. Open access fees will be waived for papers in this collection.
Note: All accepted papers in IIKI2013 have been recommended to SCI or EI indexed journals for publication, including Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (SCI indexed) and The International Journal of Embedded Systems (EI-indexed).


 Paper Submission Deadline: Jul. 10, 2014
 Paper Acceptance Notification: Aug. 10, 2014
 Camera-ready Paper Submissions: Sep.10, 2014
 Conference Date: Oct. 17-18, 2014

General Chairs

Xiuzhen Cheng, The George Washington University, USA
 Peter Thomas, Manifesto Group
 Rongfang Bie, Beijing Normal University, China

Program Co-Chairs

 Yunchuan Sun, Beijing Normal University, China
 Antonio J. Jara, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO)
 Robert Macredie, Brunel University, UK
 Phil Stenton, BBC, UK

Publicity Chair
 Latif Ladid, chair of IEEE ComSoc IoT, president of IPv6 Forum

Program Committee Members

 Alessandro Bassi, Alessandro Bassi Consulting, IoT Working Group of the EU
Technological Platform EPoSS, (IoT-A) FP7 IP project for Hitachi, Ltd, France
 Ebrahim Bagheri, Ryerson University, Canada
 Walid Gaaloul, TELECOM SudParis, France
 Yingwen Chen, National University of Defense Technology, China
 Benoit Christophe, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, France
 Charalampos Doukas, University of the Aegean, Greece
 Xiaozhi Gao, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
 Junqi Guo, Beijing Normal University, China
 Klaus Marius Hansen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
 Qing He, Beijing Normal University, China
 Charles J. Kim, Howard University, USA
 Rob van Kranenburg, Think tank Council for IoT & Expert Group on IoT for EC,
 Kuan-Ching Li, Providence University, Taiwan
 Pei Li, National University of Defense Technology, China
 Qingsheng Li, Anyang Normal University, China
 Song Li, Beijing Normal University, China
 Hang Liu, the Catholic University of America, USA
 Jin Liu, Wuhan University, USA
 Xiangfeng Luo, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China
 Ilias Maglogiannis, University of Central Greece, Greece
 Chengming Qi, China University of Geosciences (Beijing), China
 Yu Shi, Beijing REN JU ZHI HUI Technology Co. Ltd, China
 Guicheng Shen, Beijing Wuzi University, China
 Yukinori Suzuki, Muroran Institute of Technology, Japan
 Houbing Song, West Virginia University, USA
 Mohammad S. Obaidat, Monmouth University, USA
 Jarno M. A. Tanskanen, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
 Shenling Wang, Beijing Normal University, China
 Yongping Xiong, Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications, China
 Junsheng Zhang, Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China, China
 Weishan Zhang, China University of Petroleum, China
 ZhangBing Zhou, China University of Geosciences (Beijing), China & TELECOM SudParis, France


Please contact Yunchuan Sun (yunch at for further enquiries.

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