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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Symposium on Smart Environment Technologies, Sep18 - 20, 2013, Split-Primosten, CROATIA

SoftCOM 2013 - 21st International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks



Paper submission                June 15, 2013  (final)
Notification of acceptance   July 5, 2013
Camera-ready manuscript   Sept.1, 2013


Symposium on Smart Environment Technologies will be held in the frame of
the 21st International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and
Computer Networks (SoftCOM 2013), technically co-sponsored by the IEEE
Communication Society (ComSoc), in attractive ambience of Split and
Primosten on September 18-20, 2013.

Recent advances in areas like pervasive computing, machine learning,
wireless and sensor networking enable various smart environment applications
in everyday life. The main goal of this symposium is to present and discuss
recent advances in technologies, architectures, algorithms and protocols for
smart environments with emphasis on real smart environment applications.

We cordially invite speakers who wish to present original papers on the
following subjects, but not limited to:

- Smart environments, Smart buildings, Smart cities
- Ambient intelligence and assisted living
- Smart devices and intelligent products
- Environmental control systems
- Context awareness
- Ubiquitous/Pervasive computing
- Wireless sensor networks
- Localization technologies
- Location-based Services (LBS)
- Speech and speaker recognition
- Text-to-Speech (TTS)
- Virtual and augmented reality environments
- Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
- Innovative sensing devices
- Low power sensing and ambient energy harvesting
- RFID sensing
- Internet of Things
- Wearable technologies
- Robotics
- e-Health
- Applications: assisted living, elderly care, patient monitoring,
  home safety, energy efficiency, entertainment, multimedia, smart
  classrooms, smart cars...

Papers should conform to the IEEE format and will be handled and processed
electronically via EDAS Conference Management System.

Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and
indexed in IEEE Xplore.

Authors of all accepted Symposium papers will be invited to submit
extended version of their manuscripts for possible publication in
the Special issue on Smart Environments in the Journal of Communications
Software and Systems - JCOMSS, indexed in Scopus.

International Symposium Committee

Mladen Russo and Maja Stella
University of Split, Croatia

Adnan Al-Anbuky
AUT University, New Zealand

Jan Havlk
Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

Lenka Lhotsk
Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

Gottfried Luderer
Arizona State University, USA

Grzegorz J. Nalepa
AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland

Luigi Patrono
University of Salento, Italy

Katarzyna Wac
University of Geneva, Switzerland

Symposium contact:
Mladen Russo or Maja Stella,,

Conference Secretary:
Petar Solic, University of Split, Croatia (