International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems(WINSYS 2009) (WINSYS 2009)

Venue: Milan

Location: Milan, Italy

Event Date/Time: Jul 07, 2009 End Date/Time: Jul 10, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Feb 17, 2009
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The purpose of WINSYS 2009, the International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems, is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested on information systems and applications in the context of wireless networks and mobile technologies.

Information systems and information technology are pervasive in the whole communications field, which is quite vast, encompassing a large number of research topics and applications: from practical issues to the more abstract theoretical aspects of communication; from low level protocols to high-level networking and applications; from wireless networking technologies to mobile information systems; many other topics are included in the scope of WINSYS.

Ideas on how to analyze and approach problems by combining information systems and communication technologies, either in the scope of R&D projects, engineering or business applications, are welcome. Papers describing new methods or technologies, advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques and general survey papers indicating future directions are also encouraged. Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed below. Accepted papers, presented at the conference by one of the authors, will be published in the Proceedings of WINSYS, with an ISBN. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. Both full research reports and work-in-progress reports are welcome. There will be both oral and poster sessions.
The best papers will be selected to appear either in an international journal or in a book to be published by Springer.

Special sessions, case-studies and tutorials dedicated to technical/scientific topics related to the main conference are also envisaged: researchers interested in organizing a special session, or companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in holding a tutorial are invited to contact the conference secretariat.

Conference Areas

Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:

* › Wireless Information Networks
* › Wireless Networking Technologies
* › Mobile Software and Services
* › Wireless Information Policy, Risk Assessment and Management

Area 1: Wireless Information Networks

* › Wireless Local Loop: LMDS, MMDS
* › GPRS, UMTS and Beyond 3G (B3G) Systems
* › 4G Systems
* › Spread-spectrum and CDMA Systems
* › Broadband Systems
* › Ultra Wide Band Systems (UWB)
* › Home Area Networks
* › Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks
* › Body and Personal Area Networks
* › Mobile Network Protocols and Packet Services
* › Adaptive Wireless Network Protocols
* › Network Management and Control
* › Mobile IP
* › Network Design, Optimisation, and Management
* › Radio Coverage and Planning
* › Performance Analysis of Wireless Networks
* › QoS in Wireless Networks

Area 2: Wireless Networking Technologies

* › Wireless Propagation Channel Analysis and Modelling
* › Antenna Technologies
* › MIMO Systems and Techniques
* › Multi-carrier and CDMA, OFDM, Spread-spectrum and UWB
* › Channel Coding, Modulation and Multi-user Detection
* › Joint compression, Coding and Modulation for Wireless Multimedia
* › Adaptive Modulation and Coding for Wireless Channels
* › Detection, Decoding and Diversity Techniques
* › Turbo Codes and Iterative Decoding
* › Radio Resource Management
* › Implementation Architectures
* › Emerging Technologies
* › Experiments & Trials

Area 3: Mobile Software and Services

* › Mobile Services (WASP, ASP, MSP)
* › Mobile Multimedia Applications
* › Mobile Agents Support for Data Networks
* › Security Aspects of Mobile Software
* › Application Development Environment & Tools
* › JAVA-based Development
* › Software for Wireless Location Systems
* › Software for Communications Development and Simulation
* › Telecommunication Software Systems, Tools and Languages
* › Parallel and Distributed Computing
* › Grid and Cluster-based Computing
* › Pervasive Computing
* › Peer-to-Peer Computing
* › Biometrics and Mobile Computing
* › Automotive Industry
* › Wearable Computers
* › Web services
* › Personal Communication Systems
* › Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications

Area 4: Wireless Information Policy, Risk Assessment and Management

* › Mobile Technology Standards
* › Information Security Policy for Wireless Networks
* › Spectrum Policies and Coexistence
* › User Policies and Procedures
* › Wireless Location Privacy Law and Policies
* › Wireless Application Areas
* › Policies for Writing Mobile Code
* › Mobile Access Rights Management
* › Risk Management and Assessment in Wireless Environments
* › Information Security Policy for Wireless Networks
* › Wired to Wireless Transition Issues
* › Monitoring System Vulnerabilities
* › Outsourcing Risk Management

Important Deadlines

* › Regular Paper Submission: February 17, 2009
* › Author Notification: April 16, 2009
* › Final Paper Submission and Registration: April 30, 2009
* › Conference Date: July 7-10, 2009


WINSYS Secretariat
Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2.º esq., 2910-595 Setúbal, Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +44 203 014 5432