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[DMANET] CFP IEEE iThings 2012, Besancon, France, September 11-14, 2012

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iThings 2011
The 2012 IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things
Besançon, France, September 11-14, 2012

in conjunction with
CPSCom 2012: The IEEE International Conference on Cyber, Physical, and
Social Computing
GreenCom 2012: The IEEE International Conference on Green Computing and


TThe Internet of Things (iThings) is a network of Internet-enabled
objects and internet-based services, which aims at increasing the
ubiquity of the Internet by integrating every object/service for
interaction and leads to the highly distributed network of devices
/services communicating with human beings as well as things. Combining
with the infrastructures of the every heterogeneous networks including
Internet and mobile networks, these objects can communicate with humans,
and enable peoples to enjoy their intelligent services anytime, anywhere.

The 2012 IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things
(iThings'12) will provide a high-profile, leading-edge forum for
researchers, engineers, and practitioners to present state-of-art
advances and innovations in theoretical foundations, systems,
infrastructure, tools, testbeds, and applications for the Internet of
Things, as well as to identify emerging research topics and define the
future. iThings'12 is the next edition of the successful series,
previously held as iThings'11 (Dalian, China), IOTS 2010 (Hangzhou,
China), MINES 2009 (Hangzhou, China), and MINES 2008 (Chengdu, China).

2. Topics

The scope of interest includes, but not limited to:

Track 1. Architecture and Infrastructure
Track 2. System Design, Modeling and Evaluation
Track 3. Intelligent Data Processing and Ubiquitous Computing
Track 4. Networks and Communications
Track 5. Scalable distributed sensing and control
Track 6. Reliability, Security, Privacy and Trust
Track 7. Internet of nanothings and nanonetworks
Track 8. Applications, Educations, Business and Social Issues

3.Important Dates

Workshop Proposal Deadline: Feb 27, 2012
Paper Submission Deadline: May 15, 2012
Notification of Acceptance: Jun 30, 2012
Camera-Ready Paper Due: Jul 15, 2012

4.Submission Information

Authors are invited to submit original papers that MUST NOT have been
submitted to or published in any other workshop, conference, or journal.
Full Papers (up to 10 pages) and Short Papers (up to 4 pages) are
solicited. Detailed submission instructions could be found on the
conference website All papers will be reviewed by
the Program Committee for significance, originality, accuracy, and clarity.


Each submission should be regarded as an undertaking that, if the paper
is accepted, at least one of the authors must attend the conference to
present the work in order for the paper to be included in the IEEE
Digital Library. Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of
iThings 2011 by IEEE Computer Society (EI indexed). Extended versions of
selected papers will be considered for publication in several SCI-index
international journals (check the website for details)

7.Organizing Committee

Honorary chairs
Stephen Yau, Arizona State University, US
Ramon Puigjaner, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain

General Chairs
Julien Bourgeois, University of Franche-Comté, France
Josep Solé Pareta, Univ. Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain

Program Chairs
Igor Kotenko, SPIIRAS, Russia
Huansheng Ning, Beihang University, China
Françoise Sailhan, CNAM, France

Program Vice-Chairs
Cosimo Anglano, U. del Piemonte Orientale, Italy
Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, WIT, Ireland
Albert Cabellos-Aparicio, Univ. Poli. de Catalunya, Spain
Eugen Dedu, University of Franche-Comté, France
Lu Liu, University of Derby, UK
Etienne Rivière, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
Nathalie Mitton, INRIA, France
Zheng Yan, XiDian Univ., China / Aalto Univ., Finland

Demo/Exhibition Chair
Benoit Piranda, University of Franche-Comté, France

Publicity Chair
Ruijun He, CRC Press and Taylor & Francis, China

Advisory chair
Mohammad S. Obaidat, Monmouth University, US

Workshop Chairs
Didier El Baz, LAAS/CNRS, France
Hakim Mabed, University of Franche-Comté, France

Steering Chairs
Zhikui Chen, Dalian University of Technology, China
Jianhua Ma (chair), Hosei University, Japan
Feng Xia, Dalian University of Technology, China
Laurence T. Yang (chair), St Francis Xavier University, Canada

Financial Chair
Dominique Dhoutaut, Univ. of Franche-Comté, France

Program Committee
See iThings 2012 website:

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