2nd International Conference on Wireless Communication and Sensor Networks (WCSN-2006)

Venue: Indian Institute of Information Technology,Deoghat, Jhalwa, Allahabad, U.P. INDIA

Location: Allahabad - 211012, UTTAR PRADESH, India

Event Date/Time: Dec 17, 2006 End Date/Time: Dec 19, 2006
Registration Date: Nov 01, 2006
Early Registration Date: Oct 15, 2006
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 01, 2006
Paper Submission Date: Nov 01, 2006
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Description

The impact of wireless communication has been and will continue to be profound. The standards that define how wireless communication devices interact are quickly converging and soon will allow the creation of a global wireless networks that will deliver a wide variety of services. Wireless sensor and actor networks (WSAN) is a fast emerging technology for remote distributive monitoring and control that would take advantage of the developments in wireless communication besides other fields like Embedded systems, Semantic web, Smart surroundings etc. Unlike the conventional sensor arrays, conservation of power and wireless channel bandwidth are of utmost importance. These energy and bandwidth constraints present fundamental challenges in developing intelligent, distributive, collaborative, multi-modality networked objects that sense and act in wide-area, and in unattended environments. Early research has explored the concepts, prototypes, devices and applications. It is time to move ahead beyond the models and the prototypes to large sustainable systems. For this we need to have device centric, application centric and technology centric views. The conference tries to capture this spirit and aims to bring researchers and engineers together to share their views, researches and experiences Therefore, keeping in view of the above aspects, technical papers that describe previously unpublished original research and that are not currently under review by another conference or journal, are solicited on the themes suggested below. The themes are suggestive only.

Themes are organised as per the following streams


A. Wireless Sensor Networks, Architectures and Protocols

Wireless Sensor Network Architectures
Self organizing, Flexible, Semantic wireless sensor networks
Energy-aware network design and power management
Protocols and Energy-aware protocols
Localisation
Synchronisation
Security and privacy


B. Sensors and Technologies for WSAN's

Architecture, and Design and fabrication of Smart wireless sensors, Motes, RF tags
RF Antennas and their design
Sensor technologies, Smart Dust
Operating systems, programming languages
Nanotechnologies
MEMS
Static EMC, EDC
Interfacing with real world applications
Biosensors


C. WSAN Application, Deployment and Experiences
Surveillance

Disaster prediction and management
Transportation and traffic management
Security and Defence
Environmental monitoring & Ecology
Mining
Building construction and monitoring
Industrial production
Entertainment


D. Wireless Communications and Technologies

Broadband mobile communication systems
Wireless technologies for sensors
Transmitters and receiver components
Bluetooth technologies
RF electronics
Home networks
Hybrid networks
Mobile Intelligent Networks
Security aspects
Reliability



Papers, publishing and process

The camera ready papers should reach the conference secretariat on or before 1st Nov 2006. Papers would be reviewed by the members of the TAC and the accepted papers would be published as conference proceedings. The decision regarding the status of publication would be communicated to the authors by 15 Nov 2006.



IMPORTANT DATES / DEADLINES:


Camera ready Paper submission November 1st, 2006
Notification of publication status November 15, 2006
Registration December 1st, 2006


Email: wcsn@iiita.ac.in
WCSN: http://www.iiita.ac.in/wcsn/

Venue

Indian Institute of Information Technology,Deoghat, Jhalwa, Allahabad, U.P. INDIA
UTTAR PRADESH
India
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Registration Charges: (for IEEE members) (others) Foreign Delegates US $300 US $350 Indian Delegates Rs 3500/- Rs 4000/- Student Participant Rs 1200/- Rs 1500/-

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