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ACM CarSys 2016 : The First ACM International Workshop on Connected and Automated Vehicle Mobility


When Oct 7, 2016 - Oct 7, 2016
Where New York, NY, USA
Submission Deadline Jun 20, 2016
Notification Due Jul 22, 2016
Final Version Due Aug 5, 2016
Categories    wireless   networking   internet of things   autonomous systems

Call For Papers

ACM CarSys 2016

The First ACM International Workshop on Connected and Automated Vehicle Mobility

A Workshop of MobiCom 2016, New York, NY, USA


CarSys 2016 seeks to present innovative and significant research on the design, implementation, usage, and evaluation of intelligent vehicular computing, communication and control systems, applications, and services. The key themes of this workshop are two-fold:

1. Connected Vehicles: Based on short- and medium-range communications as well as on cellular networks, vehicular inter-networking will enable vehicular safety applications, efficiency applications and a multitude of other commercial or public authority applications.

2. Intelligent Vehicles: As vehicles are equipped with more sensing and computing capabilities, vehicles become more intelligent and are able to accomplish a number of challenging tasks including autonomous driving.

We are currently witnessing the pursuit of high-performing, reliable, scalable, secure, and privacy-preserving connected and automated vehicle technologies, as well as associated mobility services. These ongoing innovations present an extraordinary challenge for the research community. The safety, real-time and security needs of vehicular systems and their application scenarios make the study of these systems both exciting and challenging. Goal-driven inter-disciplinary collaboration among the automotive industry and academic research community is increasingly seen as necessary. Furthermore, the connected and intelligent vehicle research field has been a very active field of research, development, standardization, and field trials. Throughout the world, there are many national and international projects in government, industry, and academia devoted to connected vehicles or autonomous driving vehicles. Many relevant industry standards and consortia are being created to prepare for the maturity of these emerging technologies. CarSys 2016 brings together researchers from these initiatives around the world to chart the way forward in this rapidly evolving field.

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Automated Vehicles
- Autonomous / Intelligent Robotic Vehicles
- Vehicular Active Safety System
- Information and Sensor Fusion
- Vehicle Environment Perception
- Cooperative Vehicle-Infrastructure Systems
- V2I / V2V Communication
- Wireless in-car networks
- Vehicle Communication protocol design and network management
- Vehicle System architecture and design
- Telematics and Vehicle-Cloud Integration
- Safety and non-safety applications or service
- Vehicular IoT Infrastructure
- Intelligent Vehicle Software and Computing Infrastructure
- Security and privacy issues and protection mechanisms
- Cyber-physical system modeling
- Field operational testing

Submission Instructions
All paper submissions will be handled electronically at EasyChair ( Papers must be in PDF format, no longer than 8 pages (double-column), use the ACM SIG Proceedings Templates ( and fit properly on US Letter-sized paper (8.5 inch x 11 inch) with reasonable margins. We also strongly encourage the submission of position papers or practice papers with a maximum length of 5 pages (following the ACM Proceedings Templates above). Position papers will generally include preliminary results and are expected to describe highly original ideas, discuss new directions, or generate insightful discussion at the workshop. Practice papers will provide relevant conclusions derived from real-world empirical experiences or industrial research/proof-of-concept projects.

Important Dates
Paper submissions due: June 20, 2016
Notification of acceptance: July 22, 2016
Camera-ready due: Aug. 05, 2016
Proceedings publication date: October 3, 2016
Workshop date: October 7, 2016 (tentative)

General Co-Chairs:
Prof. P. R. Kumar, Texas A&M Univ., USA
Dr. Xinzhou Wu, Qualcomm Research, USA

TPC Co-Chairs:
Dr. Fan Bai, General Motors Research, USA
Prof. Raj Rajkumar, Carnegie Mellon Univ., USA

Steering Committee:
Roger Berg, Denso North America Lab., USA
Prof. Ramesh Govindan, University of Southern California, USA
Prof. Marco Gruteser, Rutgers Univ., USA
Prof. P.R.Kumar (Steering Committee Co-Chair), Texas A&M Univ., USA
Dr. Cem Saraydar (Steering Committee Co-Chair), General Motors Research, USA
Prof. Kang Shin, Univ. of Michigan, USA
Dr. Tao Zhang, Cisco System, USA

Technical Program Committee Members
Onur Altintas, Toyota InfoTechnology Center, Japan
Suman Banerjee, Univ. of Wisconsin, USA
Francesco Borrelli, UC Berkeley, USA
Pedro d'Orey, Univ. of Porto, Portugal
Falko Dressler, University of Paderborn, Germany
Andreas Festag, TU Dresden, Germany
Mario Gerla, UCLA, USA
Hannes Hartenstein, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Ahmed Helmy, Univ. of Florida, USA
Edward Knightly, Rice University, USA
Robin Kravet, UIUC, USA
Li Erran Li, Uber, USA
Keqiang Li, Tsignhua Univ., China
Christoph Mertz, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Giovanni Pau, UCLA, USA / UPMC, France
Umit Ozguner, Ohio State University, USA
Paolo Santi, IIT-CNR, Italy
Björn Scheuermann, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
Prasun Sinha, Ohio State Univ., USA
Jonathan Sprinkle, University of Arizona, USA
Daniel Stancil, North Carolina State University, USA
Peter Steenkiste, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Hsin-Mu Tsai, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Andre Weimerskirch, Univ. of Michigan, USA

Publicity Co-Chairs
Pedro M. d'Orey, Univ. of Porto. Portugal
Christoph Mertz, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Hsin-Mu Tsai, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Website Chair
Gorkem Kar, Rutgers University, USA

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