[ecoop-info] CFP: The 8th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT-2017)

Ansar YASAR ansar.yasar at uhasselt.be
Wed Aug 3 00:39:57 CEST 2016

                  The 8th International Conference on Ambient Systems,
Networks and Technologies


16-19, 2017

Conference Website:  http://cs-conferences.acadiau.ca/ant-17/

*Important Dates

===========- Workshops Proposal Due:        October 1, 2016- Paper
Submission Due:

December 22, 2016- Acceptance Notification:            February 13, 2017-

Submission:       March 13, 2017

ANT 2017 accepted papers will be published by Elsevier Science in the
open-access Procedia

Computer Science series on-line. Procedia Computer Science is hosted by
Elsevier on

www.Elsevier.com and on Elsevier content platform ScienceDirect (
www.sciencedirect.com), and

will be freely available worldwide. All papers in Procedia will be indexed
by Scopus

(www.scopus.com) and by Thomson Reuters' Conference Proceeding Citation

(http://thomsonreuters.com/conference-proceedings-citation-index/). All
papers in Procedia will

also be indexed by Scopus (www.scopus.com) and Engineering Village (Ei)

(www.engineeringvillage.com). This includes EI Compendex (
www.ei.org/compendex). Moreover, all

accepted papers will be indexed in DBLP (http://dblp.uni-trier.de/). The
papers will contain

linked references, XML versions and citable DOI numbers. You will be able
to provide a

hyperlink to all delegates and direct your conference website visitors to
your proceedings.

Selected papers will be invited for publication, in the special issues of:

- International

Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, by Springer


- International Journal of Future Generation

Computer Systems, by Elsevier (


- International Journal of Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, by Springer


ANT 2017 will be held in Madeira, a Portuguese archipelago. Madeira is a
popular year-round

tourist destination, known for its remarkable mountainous scenery and mild
year-long climate.

Although, Madeira is part of Europe it is approximately 1,000 km from the
continent while being

only 520 km from the coast of Africa. It is about an hour and a half flight
from the capital of

Portugal, Lisbon. Funchal, the picturesque capital of Madeira, is situated
on the south coast

of the island and one of Atlantic Oceans most popular cruise ship ports.
Madeira is a scenic

island with many unique destinations such as the Laurisilva forest, a
UNESCO World Heritage


ANT-2017 will be held in conjunction with the 7th International Conference
on Sustainable

Energy Information Technology (SEIT,

Conference Tracks==============- Agent Systems, Intelligent Computing and

Automatic Networks and Communications- Big Data and Analytics- Cloud

- Context-awareness and Multimodal Interfaces- Emerging Networking,
Tracking and Sensing

Technologies- Internet of Things- Mobile Networks, Protocols and
Applications- Modeling and

Simulation in Transportation Sciences- Multimedia and Social Computing-
Service Oriented

Computing for Systems & Applications- Smart Environments and Applications-
Systems Security and

Privacy- Systems Software Engineering- Vehicular Networks and Applications-
General Track

COMMITTEES=========General Chairs  Atta Baddi, University of Reading, UK

  Hossam Hassanein,

Queen's University, Canada

  Albert Zomaya, The University of Sydney, Australia

Program Chairs  Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar, IMOB Ð Hasselt University, Belgium

  Nuno Varandas, IPN

Coimbra, Portugal

Advisory Committee  Reda Alhajj, University of Calgary, Canada

  Abdelfettah Belghith,

University of Manouba, Tunisia

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


Gelenbe, Imperial College, UK

  Ali Ghorbani, University of New Brunswick, Canada


Loia, University of Salerno, Italy

  Timothy Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan

  Peter Sloot,

Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands

  Ralf Steinmetz, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt, Germany

  Katia Sycara, Carnegie Mellon

University, USA

  Peter Thomas, Manifesto Research, Australia

Workshops Chair  Stephane Galland, UTBM, France Program

Vice Chairs  Nik Bessis, Edge Hill University, UK

  Kechar Bouabdellah, Oran University, Algeria

  Samia Bouzefrane,CEDRIC Lab Conservatoire National des Arts et MŽtiers,

  Lars Braubach, Hamburg University, Germany

  Amine Dhraief, Manouba University, Tunisia

  Roberto Di Pietro, Roma Tre University of Rome, Italy

  Antonio Filieri, Imperial College London, England

  Chaudhary Muhammad Imran, KSU, Saudi Arabia

  Nafaa Jabeur, GU Tech, Oman

  Yaser Jararweh, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan

  Luk Knapen, IMOB Ð Hasselt University, Belgium

  Flavio Lombardi, Roma Tre University of Rome, Italy

  Haroon Malik, Marshall University, USA

  Nils Masuch, DAI Ð TU Berlin, Germany

  Ana C. R. Paiva, University of Porto, Portugal

  Manuele Kirsch Pinheiro, University of Paris 1, France

  Lo'ai Tawalbeh, Umm AlQura University, KSA

  Weidong Xiang, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA

  Yves Vanrompay, Hasselt University, Belgium

International Journals Chair  Michael Sheng, University of Adelaide,

  Yongrui Qin,

University of Huddersfield, UK

Publicity Chairs  Rui Din’s, Instituto de Telecomunica›es, FCT-UNL,
Lisbon, Portugal

  Sarmad Ullah Khan, CECOS University, Pakistan

  Josep Maria Salanova, CERT, Greece

International Liaison Chairs  Soumaya Cherkaoui, Sherbrooke University,
Canada  Paul Davidsson,

Malmo University, Sweden  Dino Pedreschi, University of Pisa, Italy  David
Taniar, Monash

University, AustraliaTechnical Program Committee

17/#programCommitteesSteering Committee Chair and Founder of ANT  Elhadi
Shakshuki, Acadia

University, Canada

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