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EAI is actively monitoring the COVID-19 situation to ensure the safety, comfort and quality of experience
for attendees
and a successful course of the event.

EAI is committed to holding the conference in 2020 and Accepted Authors who are unable to attend the event in person will be given
an option to present their submission online. In case the situation prevents the event from taking place in its original location,
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Accepted Authors will be notified about the final decision regarding the conference setting before the Camera-ready deadline.

Scope

Building on the last decade’s success, the WiCON 2020 aims to tackle the aforementioned challenges of emerging wireless Internet communications, covering topics ranging from technology issues to new applications and test-bed developments, mainly focusing on next-generation wireless Internet, 5G, 6G, IoT, Industrial IoT, Healthcare IoT, and related methodologies.

WiCON 2020 aims to bring together researchers, leading academic scientists to share their experiences and research findings on all aspects of Wireless Internet Communications. It also offers a leading interdisciplinary forum for academics, educators, and practitioners to present and discuss the latest technologies, developments, practical challenges and approaches to Wireless Internet.

Prospective authors are kindly encouraged to participate in the conference by sending Abstracts, Full Papers, and Posters of their work. Last but not the least, middleware and platform providers, application developers, and smart object providers are also welcome.

WiCON attendees will present novel ideas, exchange points of view, and foster collaborations. Papers, posters, and demos expressing the point of view of middleware and platform providers, smart object providers, application developers, and researchers are particularly welcome.

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Background

We have seen rapid advances in various networking technologies over the last decade, and many types of networking and systems are becoming central parts of our daily lives. Furthermore, it was pointed out that existing wireline networks are unable to handle immersive and high-resolution multimedia, smart applications such as smart city, smart grid, wearables, smart IoT, autonomous vehicles, etc. Various wireless networks such as wireless sensor networks, cellular communications (e.g. LTE-A), WLAN, WiMax, and etc. provide many benefits such as increased capacity, extended transmission ranges, versatility in deployment and operations, but they usually lack network robustness and performance to handle the exploding nature of IoT.

With the proliferation of future wireless technologies and electronic devices, there is a fast-growing interest in the Wireless Internet. Emerging Wireless Internet technologies are expected to carry massive amounts of data at exponentially faster speeds, performance, more resilience, and scalability than existing wired/wireless networks to support a multitude of IoT application scenarios.

The Wireless Internet should support a new architecture, new radio access techniques, and rapid evolution to provide end-to-end low latency communication, reliability, mobility, dynamic performance, capacity, energy efficiency, security, flexibility, and connection density for the multitude of IoT applications, AI-powered applications, and new services. As such the Wireless Internet should be tailored with new networking architectures, models, strategies to support the rapidly staggering number of things and enable users to access the Internet from anywhere and at any time under secure communication environment.

Topics

The works that will be presented at the conference will focus on the following topics:

  • Wireless and Communication Network
  • Wireless communication security
  • Green wireless network architectures and communication protocols
  • Internet of Things (IoT) based applications
  • Industrial IoT
  • Internet of Medical Things (IoMT)
  • Federated Learning in IoT
  • Architecture and challenges related to LTE-A, LTE-R, PS-LTE, 5G, 6G, and beyond
  • Convergence and interworking of heterogeneous wireless networks
  • Mobile P2P networking, D2D, M2M
  • Next-Generation Networking, Internet services, multimedia communications, and applications
  • WLANs, WPANs, WBANs, WWAN, Wireless sensor networks, Ad-hoc and Mesh Network for future communication system
  • Satellite and Space Communications
  • Cognitive Radio, AI-Enabled Networks, Cooperative, Collaborative Communications, and relay networks
  • SDN, Network Virtualization, Open Platform, Software and Services
  • Heterogeneous Networks, Interference Management, and Radio Resource Management
  • QoS, QoE, GoS, and SLA/SLM management and traffic modelling
  • Fog and Edge computing architecture
  • Cloud Computing and Networks
  • Delay-tolerant networks, Content Delivery Network, and Content‐Centric Networking approaches for future communication system
  • Blockchain-based security
  • Blockchain and applications
  • Algorithm design and performance analysis
  • Vehicular ad hoc networks (VANET)
  • Wireless access in vehicular environment (WAVE)
  • Dedicated short-range communications (DSRC)
  • Context-aware mobile network
  • Tele-medicine/e-health networks
  • Architectural support for security
  • Security, privacy, and dependability issues
  • Security in cooperative networks

Publication

All registered papers will be submitted for publishing by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library.

Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, Ei Compendex, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

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Paper submission

Papers should be submitted through EAI ‘Confy+‘ system, and have to comply with the Springer format (see Author’s kit section).

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