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DCOSS 2020 : Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems


Conference Series : Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems
When May 25, 2020 - May 27, 2020
Where Los Angeles, USA
Abstract Registration Due Jan 11, 2020
Submission Deadline Jan 18, 2020
Notification Due Mar 8, 2020
Final Version Due Apr 15, 2020
Categories    sensor systems   distributed computing

Call For Papers

The 16th Annual International Conference on
Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS 2020)
Los Angeles, California, USA
May 25 - 27, 2020

DCOSS 2020 is the 16th International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems to be hosted in Los Angeles, California, USA, in June 25-27, 2020. In the last few years, we have witnessed a significant growth in the use of IoT and distributed sensor systems in a number of application areas, ranging from smart transport, energy and buildings, to factory automation, smart healthcare and environmental monitoring. In order for smart sensor systems to truly become useful and pervasive, we need to address a number of research challenges, including the tight integration of sensing and machine intelligence, reliable and efficient networking, interoperability and scalability, the need for dependable autonomy, interaction with humans, and important aspects of security, privacy and trust. DCOSS focuses on issues arising in the entire IoT and networked sensor systems stack: covering aspects of high-level abstractions, models and languages, novel algorithms and applications, system design approaches and architectures, as well as tools for simulated and real deployments. Potential authors are invited to submit original unpublished manuscripts that demonstrate recent advances in both theoretical and experimental research. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Edge and fog computing: distributed computing models from sensor to cloud
- Energy harvesting models and optimization
- Machine intelligence in distributed sensor systems and real time analytics
- Communication and networking primitives and protocols
- Autonomy: closing the loop between sensing and actuation
- Task allocation, reprogramming, and reconfiguration
- Robustness, resilience and dependability
- Security and privacy issues
- Approaches, tools, and experience of deployment and operation
- Performance analysis: complexity, correctness, scalability
- Mobile and human-centered sensing
- Interoperability, heterogeneity and scalability
- Crowd sensing and social sensing techniques, applications, and systems
- Complex systems comprising wearable, robotic and/or fixed sensor systems
- Novel and compelling applications
- IoT systems for emerging and developing economies
- Green and environmentally-friendly IoT

Authors are invited to submit original unpublished manuscripts that demonstrate current research on distributed sensor systems related to DCOSS topics of interest. Please use the US letter size (8.5 X 11 in) standard IEEE conference LaTeX format or Microsoft Word template available on the link below:

All submissions should be written in English and submitted as a full or work-in-progress paper. Full papers should have a maximum of eight (8) printed pages including figures and references. Full papers are expected to describe fully developed ideas with a thorough evaluation. Work-in-progress papers should have a maximum of four (4) printed pages including figures and references. Work-in-progress papers are expected to describe new and interesting ideas that have not yet reached full maturity.

Note that DCOSS does not follow the double-blind review policy. The names and affiliations of all the authors must be present in the submitted manuscript.

Please visit DCOSS website at for more information

******** Main Organizers ********

- General Chair:
Sotiris Nikoletseas (University of Patras and CTI, Greece)

- Technical Program Committee Chairs:
Omprakash Gnawali (University of Houston, USA)
Jie Gao (Stony Brook University, USA)
Thiemo Voigt (Uppsala University and RISE, Sweden)

- Technical Program Committee:
Tarek Abdelzaher, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Stefano Basagni, Northeastern University
Carlo Alberto Boano, Graz University of Technology
Azzedine Boukerche, University of Ottawa
Kevin Chan, US Army Research Laboratory
Thomas Erlebach, University of Leicester
Raghu Ganti, IBM T J Watson Research Center
Raja Jurdak, CSIRO Data61
Tomasz Jurdzinski, University of Wroclaw
Evangelos Kranakis, Carleton University
Olaf Landsiedel, Kiel University
Jun Luo, Nanyang Technological Univeristy
Prasant Misra, TCS Research & Innovation
Nathalie Mitton, Inria Lille-Nord Europe
Miguel A. Mosteiro, Pace University
Luca Mottola, Politecnico di Milano, Italy and Ri.Se SICS, Sweden
Amy Murphy, Fondazione Bruno Kessler
Chiara Petrioli, Rome University 'La Sapienza'
Gian Pietro Picco, University of Trento
Cristina Pinotti, University of Perugia
Utz Roedig, Lancaster University
Rik Sarkar, University of Edinburgh
Niki Trigoni, University of Oxford
Vasos Vassiliou, University of Cyprus and RISE - Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies
Dong Wang, University of Notre Dame
Hongkai Wen, University of Warwick
Jie Yang, Florida State University
Desheng Zhang, Rutgers University
Ambuj Varshney, Uppsala University, Sweden
Nicolas Tsiftes, RISE, Sweden
Xiaolong Zheng, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Shijia Pan, UC Merced
Shan Lin, Stony Brook University
Jiaxin Ding, Shanghai Jiaotong university
Chenren Xu, Peking University
Sirajum Munir, Bosch Research
Shengrong Yin, Cadence Design Systems
Jean-Francois Chamberland, Texas A&M University

******** Keynote ********

Title: Scaling the Internet of Things
Speaker: Prof. Bhaskar Krishnamachari, University of Southern California

******** Collocated Events ********

DCOSS 2020 will collocate with several thematic Workshops and Special Sessions on emerging topics and technologies.

The event will also feature a poster and demo session

Important Dates:
Abstract Registration Deadline: January 11th, 2020
Paper Submission Deadline: January 18th, 2020
Acceptance Notification: March 8th, 2020
Camera Ready Deadline: March 29th, 2020
Early Registration Deadline: April 15th, 2020
Conference Dates: May 25-27, 2020

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