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IUPT 2016 : The 6th International Symposium on Internet of Ubiquitous and Pervasive Things (IUPT 2016)


When May 23, 2016 - May 26, 2016
Where Madrid, Spain
Submission Deadline Dec 30, 2015
Notification Due Feb 21, 2016
Final Version Due Mar 21, 2016
Categories    internet of things   ubiquitous computing   pervasive computing   network

Call For Papers

The 6th International Symposium on
Internet of Ubiquitous and Pervasive Things (IUPT 2016)

To be held in conjunction with Ambient Systems, Networks
and Technologies Conference (ANT'16)
May 23-26, 2016, Madrid, Spain


Extended versions of accepted papers will be published in a
Special Issue by the Open Journal of Internet of Things (OJIOT)



Paper Submission: Feb 7, 2016 (extended)
Author Notification: Feb 21, 2016
Final Manuscript: Mar 21, 2016

The new developments in this area raise many research questions including interaction, security, collaboration, context, discovery, and privacy of physical things in the virtual world. Despite the tremendous progress in Internet technologies the research community continues to wrestle with some of these questions. This Symposium focuses on disseminating novel ideas and research directions in this fast emerging area of the Internet of Things. This Symposium also aims to bring together academics and practitioners in an effort to highlight the state-of-the-art and discuss the issues and opportunities to explore new research directions and develop new ideas for the Internet of Things. The Symposium will be platform to provide opportunities for researchers from academia and industry to join hands, exchange ideas and focus on solutions that will enhance the life of the growing population on the Internet. It will lead to identifying new directions and setting the scope for developments in this area. The participants will be enlightened with intellectual discussions, highlighting the advances in technology that bridges the physical world and the digital world.

This Symposium aims at gathering researchers from the fields of wireless networking and Internet applications to discuss new opportunities and hurdles to leverage the possibilities of new applications and services for the Internet of Ubiquitous and Pervasive Things.

The 6th International Symposium on Internet of Ubiquitous and Pervasive Things will take place in conjunction with the 7th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT 2016), Madrid, Spain in May 23-26, 2016.

Specific topics of interest include (but not limited to):

- Big Data and Small Data for the Internet of Things
- Urban Computing and Smart Cities
- Data Management Approaches for the Internet of Things
- Searching and Information Retrieval for the Internet of Things
- Communication systems and architectures for the Internet of Things
- Robustness of environmental management with the Internet of Things
- Future technologies bridging the physical and virtual worlds
- Business models and processes for the Internet of Things
- Impacts on the security, privacy and risks on the physical world
- Applications and interaction for social networking
- Location and discovery of things on the Internet
- Web of Things
- Internet of Everything
- Industrial Internet
- Smart Objects
- Case studies in areas of Healthcare, Agriculture, Logistics and Transport
- Green Internet of Things
- Mobile Internet of Things
- Internet of Services
- Sensor Webs
- Social Internet of Things
- Graph Databases
- Semantic Web of Things
- Large scale IoT Data
- IoT Monetisation


All accepted papers will be published by Elsevier Science in the open-access Procedia Computer Science series (on-line and CD). The submitted paper must be formatted according to the guidelines of guidelines of Procedia Computer Science.
The templates are available for

- MS Word:
- Latex:

Authors should submit paper with no more than 6 pages length using the Easychair submission system,

Every submitted paper will be carefully reviewed by at least two members of the Symposium Program Committee.

The selective outstanding papers presented at the workshop, after further revision, will be considered for publication in journals special issues.

Some of the accepted papers will be selected to be extended by 30% and published FREE OF CHARGE in a special issue by the Open Journal of Internet of Things (OJIOT). This opportunity will provide more visibility and impact for the accepted papers. The journal’s website is available from the following URL:


General Chairs:
Michael Sheng, University of Adelaide, Australia
Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia University, Canada

Program Chairs:
Ali Shemshadi, University of Adelaide, Australia
Lina Yao, University of Adelaide, Australia

Publicity Chairs:
Wei Emma Zhang, University of Adelaide, Australia

Program Committee

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