[ecoop-info] cfp: The 4th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networksand Technologies (ANT-2013)

Ansar YASAR ansar.yasar at uhasselt.be
Thu Nov 1 12:07:34 CET 2012

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           The 4th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT-2013) 


                                                                    25-28 June, 2013

                                                          Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada



                       Conference Website:  http://cs-conferences.acadiau.ca/ant-13/     






- Workshop Proposal:                   October 10, 2012

- Full Paper Submission:               December 8, 2012

- Acceptance Notification:             February 8, 2013

- Graduate Symposium Abstract:  March 8, 2013

- Camera-Ready Submission:        March 15, 2013



ANT-2013 accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings published by Elsevier Science in the open-access Procedia Computer Science series on-line. Procedia Computer Sciences is hosted on www.Elsevier.com and on Elsevier content platform ScienceDirect (http://www.sciencedirect.com), and will be freely available worldwide. All papers in Procedia will also be indexed by Scopus (http://www.scopus.com) and Engineering Village (Ei) (http://www.engineeringvillage.com). This includes EI Compendex (http://www.ei.org/compendex). The papers will contain linked references, XML versions and citable DOI numbers. All accepted papers will also be indexed in DBLP (http://dblp.uni-trier.de/). Selected papers will be invited for publication, in the special issues of: 

- Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, by Springer http://www.springer.com/engineering/journal/12652

- Journal of Computer and System Sciences, by Elsevier http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-computer-and-system-sciences/

- Social Network Analysis and Mining Journal, by Springer http://www.springer.com/computer/database+management+%26+information+retrieval/journal/13278

- The Computer Journal, by Oxford http://comjnl.oxfordjournals.org/


ANT 2013 will be held in Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada. Halifax is located on the far eastern coast of Canada and is approximately a 6-hour flight from London, UK and a 2-hour flight from Toronto, Ontario. Halifax is a vibrant and modern city which is home to multiple academic institutions and where visitors can enjoy a variety of activities and entertainment from whale watching to Jazz festivals to world-class cuisine. Halifax is also home to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic which contains the world largest collection of Titanic artifacts. Nova Scotia is a picturesque province with many National and Provincial parks, and as stated in the Guinness Book of World Records, has the highest tides in the world.


ANT-2013 will be held in conjunction with the International Conference on Sustainable Energy Information Technology (SEIT, http://cs-conferences.acadiau.ca/SEIT-13/).



Conference Tracks:


- Agent Systems, Intelligent Computing and Applications

- Automatic Networks and Communications

- Cloud Computing

- Data Management

- Emerging Networking, Tracking and Sensing Technologies

- Mobile Networks, Protocols and Applications

- Modeling and Simulation in Transportation Sciences

- Multimedia and Social Computing

- Multimodal Interfaces

- Service Oriented Computing for Systems & Applications 

- Smart Environments and Applications 

- Systems Security and Privacy

- Systems Software Engineering

- Vehicular Networks and Applications

- General Track




General Chairs

  Nick Cercone, York University, Canada

  Albert Zomaya, The University of Sydney, Australia 

Program Chairs

  Karim Djouani, South African Institute of Technology, South Africa

  Michael Sheng, University of Adelaide, Australia

  Mohamed Younis, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA

Advisory Committee

  Ali Ghorbani, University of New Brunswick, Canada

  Katia Sycara, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

  Erol Gelenbe, Imperial College, UK

  Vincenzo Loia, University of Salerno, Italy

  Reda Alhajj, University of Calgary, Canada

  Ralf Steinmetz, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt, Germany

  Peter Thomas, Manifesto Research, Australia

  Sajal K. Das, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA

  Timothy K. Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan 

Workshops Chairs

  Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar, Hasselt University, Belgium

  Weiwei Fang, Beijing Jiaotong University, China 

Program vice Chairs

  Reiner Wichert, Fraunhofer-Institut for Computer Graphics IGD, Germany

  Senol Erdogan, Maltepe University, Turkey

  Roberto Di Pietro, Roma Tre University of Rome, Italy

  Eric Pardede, La Trobe University, Australia

  Irena Mlynkova, Charles University, Czech Republic

  Sherali Zeadally, University of the District of Columbia, USA

  Jiang Li, Howard University, USA

  Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, UAE

  Davy Janssens, Hasselt University, Belgium

  Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar, Hasselt University, Belgium

  Tom Bellemans, Hasselt University, Belgium

  Keivan Kian-Mehr, University of Western Ontario, Canada

  Mohsen Afsharchi, University of Zanjan, Iran

  Mohyuddin, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Saudi Arabia  

  Walid Chainbi, University of Sousse, Tunis

  Nauman Aslam, Northumbria University, UK 

  Bessam Abdulrazak, Sherbrooke University, Canada 

  Ridha Khedri, McMaster University, Canada 

  Bharat Jayaraman, University at Buffalo (SUNY), USA

  Jayaraj Poroor, Amrita University, India 

  Soumaya Cherkaoui, Sherbrooke University, Canada

  Lyes Khoukhi, University of Troy, France

  Nik Bessis, University of Derby, UK 

  Navonil Mustafee, Swansea University, UK 



International Journals Chairs

  Jing He, Victoria University, Australia

  Jian Yu, Swinburne University, Australia


Local Arrangement Chairs

  Ridha Khedri, McMaster University, Canada 

  Janet Light, University of New Brunswick, Canada 

  Ramiro Liscano, University of Ontario, Canada

  Bessam Abdulrazak, Sherbrooke University, Canada

Publicity Chairs

  Agustinus Waluyo, Monash University, Australia

  Muhammad Imran, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia 

  Wael M El-Medany, University of Bahrain, Bahrain

International Liaison Chairs

  Maytham Safar, Kuwait University, Kuwait 

  Markus Aleksy, ABB Corporate Research Center, Germany 

  Adnan Al-Anbuky, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Steering Committee

  Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia University, Canada

  Muhammad Younas, Oxford Brookes University

  Rainer Unland, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany  

  David Taniar, Monash University, Australia  

  Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, UAE

  Hossam Hassanein, Queen's University, Canada 

  Takahiro Hara, Osaka University, Japan

  Abdelfettah Belghith, University of Manouba, Tunisia

  Nirwan Ansari, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA



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