[ecoop-info] DEADLINE EXTENSION - IFSMS'14 Workshop, Canada

Ansar YASAR ansar.yasar at uhasselt.be
Mon Jun 16 08:10:06 CEST 2014

First International Workshop on Information Fusion for Smart Mobility
Solutions (IFSMS14)

In conjunction with the 5th International Conference on Emerging Ubiquitous
Systems and Pervasive Networks EUSPN 2014


22-25 September, 2014, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.


The 1st International Workshop on Information Fusion for Smart Mobility
Solutions (IFSMS’14) provides an international forum on the latest
technologies and research in the field of smart mobility solutions. We are
living in a world where cars will soon all be very well-equipped with
sensors such as GPS sensors, laser radars, infrared parking sensors, rear
dead angle cameras, etc. Besides that, the infrastructure itself is likely
to soon exploit technologies currently widely used, like smartphones,
navigators and digital radio broadcast. Finally, there have been huge
advances on traffic simulation, optimization, intensive computational
techniques, distributed computing, data networks, wireless connectivity,
and many others. If we combine all of this, there is the richest variety
ever of information sources available for smart mobility solutions. The
technology is out there, and now it is needed to take firm steps towards
wisely combining the sources of information into smart applications that
make roads safer and ensure a smooth mobility of individuals.

IFSMS 2014 will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (22-25 September
2014) in conjunction with the 5th International Conference on Emerging
Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (EUSPN-2014).


The aim of the proposed workshop is to enhance profitable discussions on
what techniques, software, methodologies, transportation and traffic
models, and in general, data fusion techniques are being explored for its
use for traffic simulation and mobility management and other intelligent
transportation system applications for smart mobility.

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

    Agent-based modeling and simulation

    Data fusion and Smart Transportation

    Social and emergent behavior in MAS-T (multi-agent systems applied to
traffic and transport)

    Implementation Issues such as Algorithmic Issues, Real-World
Computational Demands, Real-Time Constraints in the context of Fusion
systems for Transportation Infrastructures

    Environmental Aware Smart Data Fusion applications

    Advanced Architectures for Traffic Simulation using Data Mining as
Real-World input

    Calibration and validation of agent-based models for traffic and

    Role of multi-agent methodologies for complex systems

    Multi-modal routing of agents in a dynamic traffic environment

Important Dates

    Submission deadline: June 30, 2014

    Notification: June 24, 2014

    Final date for camera-ready copy: July 17, 2014

    Workshop: September 22-25, 2014


All papers accepted for workshops will be included in the EUSPN-2014
proceedings, which will be published by Elsevier. The authors must follow
Elsevier guidelines as given in EUSPN-2014 website. The number of pages for
workshop papers is limited to 6 pages. Authors should submit their
contributions electronically in PDF format at: EasyChair.

The submission processes will be managed by 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.

The selective outstanding papers presented at the workshops, after further
revision, will be considered for publication in journals special issues. In
case of any problem with submission, please contact the workshop chair for

All workshops accepted papers will be printed 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, and will be freely
available worldwide. All papers in Procedia will also be indexed by Scopus
and Engineering Village (Ei). This includes EI Compendex. All accepted
papers will also be indexed in DBLP.

Workshop Chairs

    Ansar-Ul-Haque YASAR (Hasselt University, Belgium) -
ansar.yasar at uhasselt.be

    Stéphane GALLAND (IRTES-SET, France) - stephane.galland at utbm.fr

Program Committee

    Emmanuel ADAM (University of Valenciennes and Hainaut-Cambrésis, France)

    Tom BELLEMANS (Hasselt University, Belgium)

    Cindy CAPPELLE (IRTES-SET, France)

    Paul DAVIDSSON (Malmo University, Sweden)

    Nicolas GAUD (IRTES-SET, France)

    Franck GECHTER (IRTES-SET, France)

    Tom HOLVOET (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)

    Davy JANSSENS (Hasselt University, Belgium)

    Sathish KUMAR (Coastal Carolina University, USA)

    Marco LUETZENBERGER (DAI-Labor, Germany)

    René MANDIAU (University of Valenciennes and Hainaut-Cambrésis, France)

    Davy PREUVENEERS (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)

    Sebastian RODRIGUEZ (Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Argentina)

    Michael SCHUMACHER (HES-SO, Switzerland)

    René SCHUMANN (HES-SO, Switzerland)

    Harry TIMMERMANS (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)

    Rashid a. WARAICH (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)

Accepted Papers

The list of the accepted papers will be available after July 17, 2014.


Please visit the EUSPN14 Registration Page for more information.

Venue, Accomodation & Visa Requirements

Please visit the EUSPN14 Venue & Accomodation Page for more information.
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