3rd International Conference on Context-Aware Systems and Applications

October 15–16, 2014 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Papers should be no more than 10 pages in length. Complete formatting and submission instructions can be found on the conference web site. Submissions will be reviewed anonymously by at least three expert reviewers. 
 
Short paper and work in progress papers should be no more than 4 pages. Complete formatting and submission instructions can be found on the conference web site. Submissions will be reviewed anonymously by at least three expert reviewers.
 
Papers will be judged on originality, correctness, clarity and relevance. Submitted papers must be original work, and may not be under consideration for another conference or journal. 
Submission of the paper implies agreement of the author(s) to attend the conference and present the paper if accepted. For additional information see the registration information page.
 

Conference topics

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Fundamentals of Context-aware systems:

  • Context-aware models
  • Context-aware control
  • Context-aware algorithms
  • Context-aware networks
  • Context-aware computing
  • Context-awareness calculi
  • Context-awareness representation
  • Context-awareness-based systems
  • Logic in context-awareness
  • Context-awareness reasoning
  • Formal methods of context-awareness
  • Context-awareness-based optimization and swarm Intelligence
  • Knowledge-based awareness

Context-aware Communications:

  • Routing, transport, and reliability issues of context-aware systems
  • Techniques for data dissemination and replication in context-aware systems
  • Applications and middleware support, mobile social networking applications
  • Mobility models and statistical analysis of mobility traces
  • Context and social awareness mechanisms and algorithms
  • Co-existence of opportunistic networks with infrastructure mobile wireless networks
  • Service composition in autonomic and opportunistic networks
  • Cognition-driven information processing and decision making
  • Performance modeling, scaling laws, and fundamental limits for autonomic and opportunistic communications
  • Game-theoretic insights to the operation of autonomic and opportunistic networks
  • Participatory and urban sensing in autonomic and opportunistic networks
  • Trust, security, and reputation -Autonomic and opportunistic communication testbeds and prototypes, measurement data from real experiments
  • Socio-economic models for autonomic and opportunistic communications

Context-aware Technologies: -Context-aware information retrieval

  • Context-aware profiling, clustering and collaborative filtering
  • Machine learning for context-aware information retrieval and ontology learning
  • Context-aware e-learning/tutoring
  • Ubiquitous and context-aware computing
  • Use of context-aware technologies in UI/HCI
  • Context-aware advertising
  • Recommendations for mobile users
  • Context-awareness in portable devices
  • Context-aware services
  • Social Agents and Avatars
  • Emotion and Personality
  • Virtual Humans
  • Autonomous Actors
  • Awareness-based Animation
  • Social and Conversational Agents
  • Inter-Agent Communication
  • Social Behavior
  • Crowd Simulation
  • Understanding Human Activity
  • Memory and Long-term Interaction

Context-aware system for civilization and environment

  • Context aware transportation systems
  • Context aware construction efficiency ( Energy, Water, and materials)
  • Context aware safety and security ( Buildings, Roads, water supply, Environment)
  • Context aware remote sensing for built environment.
  • Context aware earthquakes engineering

 

Publication

Accepted papers will be published in the ICCASA 2014 Conference Proceedings, published in  the ACM Digital Library and will be submitted to the major indexing services, including DBLP, Google Scholar, ISI Proceedings, EI Engineering Index, CrossRef, Scopus and Zentralblatt Math, as well as ICST's own EU Digital Library (EUDL).  Selected papers may be invited to publish in the EAI Endorsed Transactions Context -Aware Systems and Applications