[ecoop-info] [ICWCUCA 2012] CFP - International Conference On Wireless Communications - ICWCUCA 2012 - extended deadline‏ - March 18th

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Mon Mar 12 18:38:15 CET 2012


ICWCUCA 2012: International Conference on Wireless Communications in
Unusual and Confined Areas

Clermont-Ferrand, France, August 28th-30th, 2012

Website: http://icwcuca2012.clermont-universite.fr/<https://webmail.uob.edu.bh/owa/redir.aspx?C=d3b705876a3b40ce9c174045ddd9c184&URL=http%3a%2f%2ficwcuca2012.clermont-universite.fr%2f>
Submission deadline: March 18th, 2012
Submission link:

Technically sponsored by: IEEE, IEEE France, IEEE Quebec, URSI.


ICWCUCA 2012 (International Conference on Wireless Communications in
Unusual and Confined Areas) is the third of a series of events focusing on
wireless communications in harsh environments (such as confined areas,
underground tunnels, inside industrial buildings or vehicles). ICWCUCA is a
forum for academic researchers, professionals and industrial specialists
that are interested in innovative applications or field trials related to
telecommunications in such confined areas.

ICWCUCA was originally dedicated to wireless communications in confined
environments for industrial mining applications. This year, the conference
addresses a broader spectrum including unusual environments, wireless
sensor network applications, and wireless network applications. An unusual
environment refers to an environment that can be hazardous, costly or hard
to reach. Such an environment can have experienced a natural or industrial
disaster, or can be a remote natural area. It is subject to specific
propagation conditions (as it is the case in mine galleries or inside the
human body). In these conditions, network solutions have to be
self-powered, robust against node losses, deployed quickly, and they have
to provide a service during a long period (usually expressed in years).
Thus, research on wireless sensor networks is a topic for ICWCUCA.
Communication protocols that have limited energy consumption, that are
resistant to losses and that can satisfy the application temporal
constraints, on a peculiar physical medium, are the main expected


This year, the topics include, but are not limited to:
- Propagation and Medium Characterization,
- Modulation and Signal,
- Antenna,
- Wireless Sensor Network,
- Communications for Mine Applications,
- Applications of WLAN and WPAN,
- Modeling, Simulation, Tests,
- Intra-Vehicular and Inter-Vehicular Communications,
- Communications between Life-Monitoring Devices.


All submissions should be written in English, with a paper length between 4
and 6 pages (including figures and tables). Manuscripts should be prepared
with A4 paper size, 10-point font, and two columns. Submissions have to
comply with standard IEEE conference templates for LaTeX or Microsoft Word
(check the website for templates). Full papers will appear on IEEE Xplore.


Conference General Chairs:
- Michel Misson, LIMOS CNRS, France
- Gilles Delisle, LRTCS, UQAT, Canada

Technical Program Committee Chairs:
- Gérard Chalhoub, LIMOS CNRS, France
- Antonio Freitas, LIMOS CNRS, France
- Alexandre Guitton, LIMOS CNRS, France
- Nadir Hakem, LRTCS, UQAT, Canada


- Submission deadline: March 18th, 2012 (extended, firm)
- Notification: April 15th, 2012
- Camera-ready: May 15th,
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