[ecoop-info] [BASNet-2014] Call for papers

Zahoor Khan Zahoor.Khan at dal.ca
Tue Dec 3 19:35:56 CET 2013

The 2nd International Workshop on Body Area Sensor Networks (BASNet-2014)


The 2nd International Workshop on Body Area Sensor Networks (BASNet-2014)
provides an international forum on the latest technologies and research in
the field of Body Area Networks (BANs). BASNet-2014 will be held in Hasselt,
Belgium (2-5 June 2014) in conjunction with the 5th International Conference
on Ambient Systems, Networks, and Technologies (ANT-2014). 

Workshop Website: www.cs.dal.ca/~zkhan/BASNet-2014/ 


The workshop provides a multi-disciplinary collaborative forum for
researchers and practitioners to submit papers with novel ideas, innovative
solutions, and research results related to the field of the Body Area Sensor
Networks. The workshop also invites researchers to submit original work on
sensors communication in Body Area Networks.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

*       Wearable and implantable sensors
*       Bio-sensors communication
*       Sensors communication in Body Area Networks
*       Body Area Networks in Hospital environment
*       Body Area Networks for Medical Applications
*       Routing Layer protocols for Body Area Networks
*       MAC Layer protocols for Body Area Networks
*       Cross layer routing protocols for Body Area Networks
*       Body Area Networks and cloud computing
*       RFID tags for Body Area Networks
*       Security protocols for Body Area Networks
*       E-Health wireless applications
*       Body Area Networks used for patient health monitoring


*	Submission due: 10 January, 2014. 
*	Notification of acceptance: 15 March, 2014. 
*	Camera-ready due: 4 April, 2014. 
*	Workshop: 2-5 June, 2014.


All papers accepted for workshops will be included in the ANT-2014
proceedings, which will be published by Elsevier. The authors must follow
Elsevier guidelines as given in ANT-2014 website
(http://cs-conferences.acadiau.ca/ant-14/). The number of pages for workshop
papers is limited to 6 pages. Authors should submit their contributions
electronically in PDF format at:

The submission processes will be managed by easychair.org
<http://easychair.org> . If you have used this system before, you can use
the same username and password. If this is your first time using EasyChair,
you will need to register for an account by clicking "I have no EasyChair
account" button. Upon completion of registration, you will get a
notification email from the system and you are ready for submitting your
paper. You can upload and re-upload the paper to the system by the
submission due date.

All BASNet workshop accepted papers will be printed in conference
proceedings published by Elsevier Science in the open-access Procedia
Computer Science series (on-line and CD). Procedia Computer Sciences is
hosted on www.Elsevier.com <http://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). All accepted papers will also be indexed in
DBLP (http://dblp.uni-trier.de/).

The selective outstanding papers presented at the workshop, after further
revision, will be considered for publication in journals special issues at


*        Bill Robertson, Dalhousie University (Canada) 
*        Shyamala Sivakumar, Saint Mary's University (Canada) 
*        Sherali Zeadally, University of the District of Columbia (USA) 
*        William Phillips, Dalhousie University (Canada) 
*        Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar, Hasselt University (Belgium) 
*        Saad Qaiser, NUST (Pakistan) 
*        Mohammad Nisar, King Saud University (Saudi Arabia) 
*        Ashfaq Ahmad, COMSATS IIT (Pakistan) 
*        Muhammad Imran, King Saud University (Saudi Arabia) 
*        Anzar Mehmood, COMSATS IIT (Pakistan) 
*        Umar Qasim, University of Alberta (Canada) 
*        Hasan Mehmood, Quaid-i-Azam University (Pakistan) 
*        Kashif Saleem , King Saud University (Saudi Arabia) 
*        Wei Wei, Xian University of Technology (China)

If you have any further questions please send email to
basnet.workshop at gmail.com or contact the workshop organizers.

Workshop Chairs and Organizers
Zahoor Khan, PhD, Dalhouise University, Canada (Email: Zahoor.Khan at dal.ca)
Nadeem Javaid, PhD, COMSATS IIT, Pakistan (Email:
nadeemjavaid at comsats.edu.pk)

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