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SmartVehicles 2018 : The Fifth IEEE WoWMoM Workshop on Smart Vehicles: Connectivity Technologies and ITS Applications


When Jun 12, 2018 - Jun 15, 2018
Where Chania, Greece
Abstract Registration Due Mar 5, 2018
Submission Deadline Mar 12, 2018
Notification Due Apr 16, 2018
Final Version Due Apr 30, 2018

Call For Papers


The Fifth IEEE WoWMoM Workshop on
Smart Vehicles: Connectivity Technologies and ITS Applications
(SmartVehicles 2018)
June 12, 2018, Chania, Greece

**** Paper Registration Deadline --- March 5, 2018 ****
**** Paper Submission Deadline --- March 12, 2018 ****


New wave of urbanisation, ever more stringent emission standards, and high pressure on improving efficiency of private and public transport have made the development of more sustainable transportation systems one of the fundamental societal challenges of the next decade. Connected and increasingly automated vehicles are seen as one of the key enabling technologies for more efficient and sustainable transportation systems. To enable connected automated vehicles, it is of paramount importance to: i) design vehicular communication systems that enable road users and other actors to exchange information in real time meeting security and reliability requirements; ii) enable pervasive sensing to monitor the status of vehicles and the surroundings; iii) develop data analytics tools for processing large amounts of data generated by the transportation infrastructure; iv) develop middleware platforms for information management and sharing; and v) define appropriate interaction interfaces between drivers and vehicles. The seamless integration and convergence of vehicular communication networks, information and transportation systems, and mobile devices and networks will face a number of technical, economical and regulatory challenges.

To that end, SmartVehicles 2018 workshop will bring together academics, researchers, and industry professionals from around the world to discuss and exchange ideas on recent developments, current research challenges and future directions in the use of networking, communications, data management, and applications to realise vehicular mobility systems that are more connected, efficient, and safe.

The topics of interest for SmartVehicles 2018 include, but are not limited to:

+ Connected autonomous vehicles: cooperative perception, cooperative manoeuvring, cooperative intersections and highways, platooning
+ V2V, V2I and V2X communications (e.g. vehicle-to-pedestrians, vehicle-to-backend, vehicle-to-sign, etc.)
+ New V2X technologies: Vehicular visible light communications, LTE-V, mmWave
+ The role of 5G in enabling existing and future V2X use cases
+ Vehicular Network as a Sensor Network
+ Communications-enabled fleet management
+ Connected smart parking systems
+ Security and privacy in ITS applications
+ Data storage, management, and retrieval in vehicular networks
+ Solutions to connect vehicles with the Internet
+ Big data analytics for ITS applications
+ Integration of cloud technologies in ITS applications
+ Communications protocol design (PHY, MAC, routing, data dissemination) for connected automated driving
+ Simulation environments, experimental testbeds, field operational tests for V2X
+ Mobile (smart) device integration in vehicles and transport system
+ Collaborative mapping and localisation systems

SmartVehicles 2018 is sponsored by IEEE and IEEE Computer Society.

Manuscripts submitted for consideration should not have been already published elsewhere and should not be under review or submitted for review elsewhere during the consideration period. Manuscripts must be written in English, are limited to 6 pages, single spacing, double column, and must strictly adhere to the IEEE template format (see workshop website for detailed instructions). Papers must be submitted electronically through EDAS using link

All accepted papers will be included and indexed in the IEEE Digital Library (IEEE Xplore), showing their affiliation with IEEE WoWMoM. There will be no separate workshop registration, as one single registration will cover both conference and workshops participation. At least one author of each accepted paper is required to attend and present his/her work at the workshop.

+ Papers registration deadline: March 5, 2018
+ Papers submissions deadline: March 12, 2018
+ Acceptance notification: April 16, 2018
+ Camera-ready paper due: April 30, 2018


Workshop Co-Chairs
Gaurav Bansal, Toyota InfoTechnology Center, USA
Mate Boban, Huawei European Research Center, Germany
Raffaele Bruno, Institute of Informatics and Telematics of CNR, Italy
Panagiotis Pantazopoulos, Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS), Greece

Publicity Chair
Taylan Şahin, Huawei European Research Center, Germany

Program Committee
Taimoor Abbas, Volvo Cars, Sweden
Onur Altintas, Toyota InfoTechnology Center, USA
Jose M. Barcelo-Ordinas, UPC, Spain
Petros Bithas, University of Piraeus, Greece
Esteban Egea-Lopez, UPCT, Spain
Michel Ferreira, University of Porto, Portugal
Marco Fiore, IEIIT-CNR, Italy
Arturo Gonzalez, TU Dresden, Germany
Javier Gozalvez, Miguel Hernandez University of Elche, Spain
Jerome Härri, EURECOM, France
Tim Leinmueller, Denso Automotive, Germany
Tomasz Mach, Samsung Electronics Research, UK
Konstantinos Manolakis, Huawei Technologies, Germany
Marcus Obst, BASELABS, Germany
Fredrik Tufvesson, Lund University, Sweden
Alexey Vinel, Halmstad University, Sweden
Xin Zhang, Ericsson, Sweden

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