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

Josep Maria Salanova jose at certh.gr
Wed Nov 23 10:06:59 CET 2016

The 8th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT-2017)                                                                            

                                                                            Madeira, Portugal   


                                                                            May 16-19, 2017                                                                                       


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

  - Camera-Ready 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  <http://www.elsevier.com/> www.Elsevier.com and on Elsevier content platform ScienceDirect ( <http://www.sciencedirect.com/> www.sciencedirect.com), and will be freely available worldwide. All papers in Procedia will be indexed by Scopus ( <http://www.scopus.com/> www.scopus.com) and by Thomson Reuters' Conference Proceeding Citation Index ( <http://thomsonreuters.com/conference-proceedings-citation-index/> http://thomsonreuters.com/conference-proceedings-citation-index/). All papers in Procedia will also be indexed by Scopus ( <http://www.scopus.com/> www.scopus.com) and Engineering Village (Ei) ( <http://www.engineeringvillage.com/> www.engineeringvillage.com). This includes EI Compendex ( <http://www.ei.org/compendex> www.ei.org/compendex). Moreover, all accepted papers will be indexed in DBLP ( <http://dblp.uni-trier.de/> 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: 


  - Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing  (IF: 0.835), by Springer ( <http://www.springer.com/engineering/journal/12652> http://www.springer.com/engineering/journal/12652)
  - Journal of Future Generation Computer Systems (IF: 2.430), by Elsevier ( <http://www.journals.elsevier.com/future-generation-computer-systems/> http://www.journals.elsevier.com/future-generation-computer-systems/)
  - IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine (IF: 1.547), by IEEE ( <http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/RecentIssue.jsp?punumber=5117645> http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/RecentIssue.jsp?punumber=5117645)
  - Journal of Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (IF: 1.498), by Springer ( <http://www.springer.com/computer/hci/journal/779> http://www.springer.com/computer/hci/journal/779)


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 site. 


ANT-2017 will be held in conjunction with the 7th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Information Technology (SEIT,  <http://cs-conferences.acadiau.ca/SEIT-17/> http://cs-conferences.acadiau.ca/SEIT-17/).


Conference Tracks


- Agent Systems, Intelligent Computing and Applications

- Automatic Networks and Communications

- Big Data and Analytics

- Cloud Computing

- Context-awareness and Multimodal Interfaces

- Emerging Networking, Tracking and Sensing Technologies

- Internet of Things

- Mobile Networks, Protocols and Applications

- Modelling 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




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 – 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

  Erol Gelenbe, Imperial College, UK

  Ali Ghorbani, University of New Brunswick, Canada

  Vincenzo 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 Métiers, France

  Lars Braubach, Hamburg University, Germany

  Amine Dhraief, Manouba University, Tunisia

  Roberto Di Pietro, Roma Tre University of Rome, Italy

  Wael El-Medany, University of Bahrain, Bahrain 
  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 – Hasselt University, Belgium

  Flavio Lombardi, Roma Tre University of Rome, Italy

  Haroon Malik, Marshall University, USA

  Nils Masuch, DAI – TU Berlin, Germany

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

  Francesco Pilla, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  Manuele Kirsch Pinheiro, University of Paris 1, France

  Lo'ai Tawalbeh, Umm AlQura University, KSA

  Yves Vanrompay, Hasselt University, Belgium 


International Journals Chair

  Michael Sheng, University of Adelaide, Australia 

  Yongrui Qin, University of Huddersfield, UK 


Publicity Chairs

  Rui Dinís, Instituto de Telecomunicações, 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, Australia


Technical Program Committee

   <http://cs-conferences.acadiau.ca/ant-17/#programCommittees> http://cs-conferences.acadiau.ca/ant-17/#programCommittees


Steering Committee Chair and Founder of ANT

  Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia University, Canada 


Josep Maria Salanova Grau



Δ. Πολιτικός Μηχανικός, M. Sc. Συγκοινωνιολόγος Μηχανικός, Ph. D. Συγκοινωνιολόγος Μηχανικός, Επιστημονικός Συνεργάτης

Dipl. Civil Engineer, M.Sc. Transport Engineer, Ph. D. Transport Engineer Research Associate

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