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CALL FOR PAPERS  BodyNets 2010
The 5th Annual International Conference on Body Area Networks
September 10-12, 2010, Corfu Island, Greece.
  http://www.bodynets.org/index.shtml
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Submission deadline: March 10, 2010

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  ACM MONET special issue on "Ubiquitous Body Sensor Networks".
  http://www.bodynets.org/docs/MONET-SI-UBSN-CFP.pdf
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OVERVIEW:

Recent advances in the field of wireless sensor networks have moved  
them beyond their traditional areas of application in monitoring of  
remote and mobile environments. Sensor networks are increasingly being  
deployed within and around the human body to form Body Area Networks  
(BodyNets). In addition to monitoring focused applications BodyNets  
allow also for closed loop systems incorporating actuators. They can  
be utilized in diverse applications such as physiological monitoring,  
human computer interactions, education and entertainment through  
interactive games. This conference will explore and explain the scope  
and challenges of designing, building, and deploying BodyNets. In this  
regard,  the conference aims to establish a forum to bring together  
research professionals from diverse fields including computer science,  
biomedical engineering and medicine in both academia and industry to  
address the technical, social, system and application issues related  
to BodyNets.

TOPICS:
The conference invites original technical papers that were not  
previously published and are not currently under review for  
publication elsewhere. Topics include, but are not limited to:

1 Communications and Networking:
* In-body, on-body, and around body networks
* Communication techniques and protocols for BodyNets
* Scalable, flexible network architectures & deployments
* Networking and security issues for BodyNets
* Advanced propagation and channel model for BodyNets

2 Medical applications:
* Pervasive health care and patient monitoring
* Integrating BodyNets into the healthcare system
* Novel closed-loop applications of BodyNets

3 Systems and Technology:
* System design issues, and performance modeling
* Signal processing, reliability and fault-tolerance issues
* Emerging self-powered BodyNets
* Novel wireless communication technologies

4 Wearable computing:
* Wearable system design issues
* Entertainment and lifestyle applications
* Assistive technologies for independent aging
* Interactive Arts

PAPER SUBMISSION:
Authors are invited to submit full papers of up to 8 pages, short  
papers of up to 4 pages, and poster paper up to 2 pages, in ACM  
conference proceeding format through ASSYST   
(http://assyst-online.org/submission/login/loadHome.do.php). If you  
have problems in accessing the ASSYST system, please contact the  
Conference Coordinator (Maria Morozova) at:  [log in to unmask]  
Detailed Instructions for ASSYST submission can be found from:
http://manual.icst.org/uploads/Submission%20instructions/Submission%20instructions%20ASSYST%2027012009.doc

PUBLICATION:
Distinguished papers accepted and presented in BodyNets-10, after  
further revisions, will be published in International Journal of  
Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems (IJAACS),  
http://www.inderscience.com/browse/callpaper.php?callID=1254 and ACM  
MONET special issue on "Ubiquitous Body Sensor Networks".  
http://www.bodynets.org/docs/MONET-SI-UBSN-CFP.pdf

IMPORTANT DATES:

Abstract Due: March 10, 2010 by 11:59pm PDT
Full Paper Due: March 22, 2010 by 11:59pm PDT
Notification of Acceptance: May 21, 2010
Camera-ready Manuscripts due: June 21, 2010

CONFERENCE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

GENERAL CHAIRS
Victor C.M. Leung, University of British Columbia, Canada
Athanasios V. Vasilakos, University of Western Macedonia, Greece

TECHNICAL PROGRAM CHAIRS
Thomas Falck, Philips Research, Switzerland
Karim Qayumi, University of British Columbia, Canada
Xinbing Wang, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

PROGRAM TRACK CHAIRS
Yan Zhang, Simula Research Lab, Norway
Min Chen, University of British Columbia, Canada
Hassan Ghasemzadeh, Univ. of Texas at Dallas, USA
Jelena Misic, Ryerson University, Canada

INDUSTRY CHAIRS
David M. Davenport, GE Global Research, USA
Panos Nasiopoulos, University of British Columbia, Canada

CONFERENCE COORDINATOR
Gergely Nagy, ICST

PUBLICITY CHAIRs
Andreas Bulling, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Lei Shu, Digital Enterprise Research Institute, Ireland

PUBLICATION CHAIR
Foad Dabiri,  University of California Los Angeles

Demo Chair
Ilangko Balasingham,  Rikshospitalet University Hospital

STEERING COMMITTEE CHAIR
Imrich Chlamtac, Create-Net, Italy

WEB CHAIR
Min Chen University of British Columbia, Canada

TPC Members:
Hsiao-Hwa Chen,  National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Konstantina Nikita, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
William Scanlon,  Queens University Belfast, Ireland
Tommaso Melodia,  University at Buffalo, USA
Christine Lisetti,  Florida International University, USA
Jun Suzuki,  University of Massachusetts, USA
Yuan-ting Zhang,  Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
Ming Li,  California State University, USA
Roozbeh Jafari,  University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Han-Chieh Chao,  National ILan University, Taiwan
Maulin Patel,  Philips Research North America, USA
Hui Chen,  Virginia State University, USA
Jie Liang,  Simon Fraser University, Canada
Sergio Gonzalez, University of British Columbia, Canada
Yu Wang, Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
Sangheon Park,  Korea University, Korea
Xiaole Bai, The Ohio State University, USA
Yong He,  TsingHua University, China
Robert C. Hsu,  Chong Hwa Univesity, Taiwan
Dave Davenport,  GE Global Research
Victor C.M. Leung,  University of British Columbia, Canada
Steffen Leonhardt,  RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Costas Pattichis, University of Cyprus, Greece
Ilangko Balasingham,  Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Norway
Henry Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
Emil Jovanov, University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
Mohammad H. Mahoor, University of Denver, USA
Qiang Ni,  Brunel University, UK
Bor-rong Chen, Harvard University , USA
Gert Cauwenberghs, University of California, USA
John Lach, University of Virginia, USA
Mike Yu Chi, University of California, USA

--
Andreas Bulling
PhD Candidate
Research Assistant

ETH Zurich
Wearable Computing Laboratory

www.andreas-bulling.eu

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