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RACT-5G-IoT 2018 : (RACT-5G-IoT 2018) Workshop on Recent Advances in Cellular Technologies and 5G for IoT Environments


When May 8, 2018 - May 11, 2018
Where Portugal
Submission Deadline Dec 15, 2017
Notification Due Feb 5, 2018
Final Version Due Mar 5, 2018

Call For Papers

Call for papers for the (RACT-5G-IoT 2018) Workshop on Recent Advances in Cellular Technologies and 5G for IoT Environments.

In conjunction with ANT 2018 - The 9th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies, May 8-11, 2018, Porto, Portugal

This international workshop invites researchers and practitioners to submit papers that deal with novel ideas, research results, practical implementations and early deployments addressing the numerous scientific and technological challenges in cellular technologies and 5G for IoT environments.
Addressing such challenges in essential for making a wide range of applications a reality, including smart cities and nations, smart health and wearable wireless networks, public safety, emergency response, humanitarian technologies, industrial IoT, etc.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to,

Resource allocation and interference management in IoT
Energy efficient solutions for IoT networks
MAC protocols for future IoT networks
Green communication for IoT networks
D2D communication within IoT networks
Machine learning and analytics for IoT networks
Mixed licensed, unlicensed, and shared spectrum systems for IoT networks
Self-aware and self-adaptive network system and design for IoT networks
Algorithms, architectures, and implementation for smart sensing (data sensing) and edge computing in IoT
Prototyping and deployment experience

All papers accepted for workshops will be included in the ANT 2018 proceedings, which will be published by Elsevier. The authors must follow Elsevier guidelines as given on the ANT 2018 website. The number of pages for workshop papers is limited to 6 pages.

The submitted paper must be formatted according to the guidelines of Procedia Computer Science, MS Word Template, LaTeX, Template Generic, Elsevier.
Authors should submit their contributions electronically in PDF format.

The submission processes will be managed by on this link. If you have used this system before, you can use the same username and password. If this is your first time using EasyChair, you will need to register for an account by clicking the "I have no EasyChair account" button. Upon completion of registration, you will get a notification email from the system and you are ready for submitting your paper. You can upload and re-upload the paper to the system by the submission due date. In case of any problem with submission, please contact the workshop chair for assistance.

Important dates

Submission deadline: December 15, 2017
Notification: February 5, 2018
Final date for camera-ready copy: March 5, 2018
Workshop: May 8-10, 2018


Muhammad Mahtab Alam, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Yannick Le Moullec, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

Publicity Chair

Muhidul Islam Khan, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Hassan Malik, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

Program Committee (tentative)
Alar Kuusik, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Benoit MIRAMOND, Université de Nice, France
Bhawani S. Chaudhary, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan
Dhafer Ben Arbia, Qatar Mobility Innovations Center, Qatar
Francois Verdier, Université de Nice, France
Hassan Malik, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Jean-Philippe Diguet, Université Bretagne Sud, France
Luca Reggiani, Politechnico di Milano, Italy
Maurizio Magarini, Politechnico di Milano, Italy
Muhammad Ali Imran, University of Glasgow, UK
Muhidul Islam Khan, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Olivier Berder, Université Rennes I, France
Peter Koch, Aalborg University, Denmark
Rizwan Ahmed, National University of Science and Technology, Pakistan
Sander Ulp, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Sébastien Bilavarn, Université de Nice, France
Tariq Meeran, Tallinn University, Estonia
Toomas Ruuben, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Waqas Ahmed, Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Pakistan

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