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VICTA 2017 : Workshop on Visions on Internet of Cultural Things and Applications


When Dec 4, 2017 - Dec 7, 2017
Where Jaipur, India
Submission Deadline Sep 23, 2017
Notification Due Oct 3, 2017
Final Version Due Oct 19, 2017
Categories    internet of things   cultural heritage   data mining   big data

Call For Papers

International Workshop on Visions on Internet of Cultural Things and Applications

Collocated with:

SITIS 2017 - The 13th International Conference on SIGNAL IMAGE TECHNOLOGY & INTERNET BASED SYSTEMS
4-7 December, 2017 - Jaipur, India

Scope of the Workshop
In the new digital era, the Internet of Things (IoT) is a now a familiar concept for many, producing a sheer volume of data generated by an ever increasing network of connected devices that collect and exchange information.
A research challenge is how to manage and process the data to adapt the issues of data mining and analysis in the IoT. There is no simple answer to the question of where and how data should be processed, analysed and stored.
Moreover, the combination of the Internet and emerging technologies such as near-field and BLE communications, real-time localization, and embedded sensors lets us transform everyday objects into smart objects that can understand and react to their environment.
In the last years, Cultural Heritage has turned out to be one of the most suitable domains in which such achievements can be profitably exploited, since it characterizes a domain where several aspects have to be considered at the same time. In line with SITIS tradition of promoting interdisciplinary research, the international workshop on Visions on Internet of Cultural Things and Applications, VICTA 2017, aims to be a profitable informal working day to discuss together hot topics about Internet of Things and its applications within the Smart City and the Cultural Heritage domain.
This third edition will be organized by DATABENC, the High Technology district for Cultural Heritage in Campania region, ITALY. Authors are encouraged to submit both theoretical and applied papers on their research in the following topics.

Topics of interest for the workshop, include (but are not limited to) aspects of:
• Internet of Things,
• Internet of Knowledge,
• Internet of Data,
• Innovative ICT solutions within Cultural environments (e.g. museums, exhibitions, etc.);
• Smart Objects and Smart Environments,
• Smart City solutions,
• Knowledge classification and semantic representation in Cultural environments;
• Embedded platforms and sensors,
• Multimedia systems, applications and services for Cultural Heritage
• Multimedia recommendations and User profiling techniques,
• Interactive 3D media and immersive environments,
• Data in social networks,
• Data mining analytics applied to Smart Cities;
• Data collection and management,
• Semantic-Web data,
• Big Data in Cultural Heritage applications;
• User studies, such as museum and sites applications, human interfaces, interaction and usability;
• e-Learning: Tools for Education, Documentation and Training in Cultural Heritage

Journal Special Issues:
Publication Chair: Francesco Piccialli

Selected high-quality papers in the area of the Emerging Internet Technologies domain will be selected to submit an extended version on the special issue:
"Emerging Internet Technologies for Smart Environments and Cultural spaces", International Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions, Inderscience Publisher.

Selected high-quality papers in the area of the Internet of Things domain will be selected to submit an extended version on the special issue:
"Internet of Things and Cultural Heritage: Challenges on enhancing knowledge sharing and diffusion", Journal of Digital Information Management, Digital Information Research Foundation Publisher.

All Journals are Scopus indexed.


Important dates
Submission deadline: September 22, 2017
Acceptance/Reject notification: October 3, 2017
Camera-ready: October 17, 2017
Author Registration: October 19, 2017

Paper submission will only be online via: Easy Chair.
Only pdf files will be accepted. Submissions not meeting these guidelines risk rejection without consideration of their merits. All submitted papers will be carefully evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of expression by at least two reviewers. The organizers will examine the reviews and make final paper selections.

All the papers accepted for the workshop will be included in the conference proceedings and submitted for inclusion to IEEE Xplore and major indexes.
They will be available at the conference.
At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the workshop. Workshop registration fee is determined by SITIS. A single registration for the workshop or the conference allows attending both events.

Francesco Piccialli, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Angelo Chianese, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Program Committee
Francesco Piccialli, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Flora Amato, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Angelo Chianese, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Salvatore Cuomo, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Pasquale De Michele, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Jay E. Jung, Chung-Ang University, South Korea
Chun-Wei Tsai, National Ilan University, Taiwan
Paolo Benedusi, In.Tel.Tec. Spa Sistemi Informativi, Italy
Silvia Rossi, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Tsivi Kuflik, University of Haifa, Israel
Arun Kumar Sangaiah, VIT University, India
Chang-Choi, Chosun University, Korea
Gwanggil Jeon, Incheon National Universit, Korea
Luigi Gallo, National Research Council, Italy
Elisa Bonacini, University of Catania
Vittorio di Somma, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Joel Lanir, University of Haifa, Israel


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