[ecoop-info] cfp: The 5th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT-2014)

Ansar YASAR ansar.yasar at uhasselt.be
Wed Aug 7 18:59:32 CEST 2013

            -------------- Call for Papers ----------------------

           The 5th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks
and Technologies (ANT-2014)

held in Conjunction with

                The 4th International Conference on Sustainable Energy
Information Technology (SEIT-14)

                                               Hasselt, Belgium

                                               2 - 5 June,

                       Conference Website:




- Workshop Proposal:                   September 10, 2013

- Paper Submission:                    November 8, 2013

- Acceptance Notification:             January 8, 2014

- Students Symposium:                  Feb 8, 2014

- Camera-Ready Submission:             Feb 15, 2014

ANT-2014 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.comand 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

- Social Network Analysis and Mining Journal, by Springer

ANT 2014 is co-organized & co-hosted by the Hasselt University, Belgium.
Since 1973 Hasselt University is located on the Campus Diepenbeek, which
occupies an attractive 150 acre site in the middle of Limburg's green belt.
It is 2 kms west of the town centre of Diepenbeek, a residential town of
17.717 inhabitants, and 4 kms east of Hasselt which has a population of
about 69.529 and is the administrative and commercial centre of the
province. Brussels is 90 kms away (to the South-West), Antwerp lies 90 kms
to the West, Lige (in the French-speaking part of Belgium) 45 kms to the
South, Maastricht (in the Netherlands) 25 kms to the East, Aachen (in
Germany) 60 kms to the South-East.

ANT-2014 will be held in conjunction with the International Conference on
Sustainable Energy Information Technology (SEIT,

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



Honorary Chairs

Luc De Schepper, Rector, Hasselt University, Belgium

General Chairs

Geert Wets, IMOB – Hasselt University, Belgium

Albert Zomaya, The University of Sydney, Australia

Program Chairs

Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar, IMOB – Hasselt University, Belgium

Karim Djouani, South African Institute of Technology, South Africa

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

Edward Blum, University of Southern California, USA

Abdelfettah Belghith, University of Manouba, Tunisia

Workshops Chairs

Zahoor Khan, Dalhouise University, Canada

Program Vice Chairs

Nicolas Gaud, UTBM, France

Paul Davidsson, Malmo University, Sweden

Stephane Galland, UTBM, France

Shibo He, Zhejiang University, China

Roberto Di Pietro, Roma Tre University of Rome, Italy

Nik Bessis, University of Derby, UK

Habib M. Ammari, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA

Davy Janssens, IMOB – Hasselt University, Belgium

Harry Timmermans, TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Kris Luyten, iMinds – EDM – Hasselt University, Belgium

Walid Chainbi, University of Sousse, Tunis

Joumana Dargham, University Of Balamand, Lebanon

Ghassan Bhatti, University of Toulouse, France

Saroja Kanchi, Kettering University, USA

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

Yolande Berbers, iMinds – DistriNet – KULeuven, Belgium

Ridha Khedri, MacMaster University, Canada

Kai Nagel, TU Berlin, Germany

Lyes Khoukhi, University of Troy, France

Naeem Muhammad, KU Leuven, Belgium

International Journals Chair

Michael Sheng, University of Adelaide, Australia

Jian Yu, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Local Arrangements Chairs

Luk Knapen, IMOB – Hasselt University, Belgium

Edith Donders, Hasselt University, Belgium

Sungjin Cho, Hasselt University, Belgium

Publicity Chairs

Nils Masuch, DAI – TU Berlin, Germany

Weiwei Fang, Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU), China

Nadeem Javaid, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan

International Liaison Chairs

Muhammad Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Dino Pedreschi, University of Pisa, Italy

Maytham Safar, Kuwait University, Kuwait

Atta Badii, University of Reading, UK

Steering Committee

Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia University, Canada (Chair and ANT Founder)
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