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                 ***** PAPER SUBMISSION DEADLINE *****
                            MARCH 26, 2018
                            ** EXTENDED **

                            CALL FOR PAPERS

                             IoT-SoS 2018
                      Seventh IEEE Workshop on the
             Internet of Things: Smart Objects and Services


                   co-located with IEEE WoWMoM 2018

                            June  12, 2018
                            Chania, Greece

              EDAS Submission Link:


The Internet of Things (IoT) is a novel paradigm which is shaping the
evolution of the future Internet. According to the vision underlying the
IoT, the next step in increasing the ubiquity of the Internet, after
connecting people anytime and everywhere, is to connect inanimate
objects. By providing objects with embedded communication capabilities
and a common addressing scheme, a highly distributed and ubiquitous
network of seamlessly connected heterogeneous devices is formed, which
can be fully integrated into the current Internet and mobile networks,
thus allowing for the development of new intelligent services available
anytime, anywhere, by anyone and anything.

Many applications with high social and business impact fall under the
IoT umbrella, including personal healthcare, smart grid, surveillance,
home automation, intelligent transportation, while it is expected that
new ones will emerge once the enabling technologies reach a stable state.
At the moment, four of the most important challenges are:

- Architectures, protocols and algorithms for an efficient
  interconnection of smart objects, both between themselves and with
  the (future) Internet within the 5G context.
- The creation of value-added services in cross-domain applications,
  especially open and interoperable, enabled by the interconnection of
  things / machines / smart objects, in such a way that they can be
  integrated with current and new business and development processes.
- The support of a virtualized IoT based on the concepts of virtualized
  components and functions within dense and heterogeneous environments.
- Security, privacy and trust in the IoT applications, for ensuring that
  the provided services will protect the users' data, provide guarantees
  that no malicious users/devices will affect the system  decisions and
  that the IoT applications will be secure and  privacy-preserving
  "by design".

The aim of this workshop is to bring together practitioners and
researchers from both academia and industry in order to have a forum for
discussion and technical presentations on the recent advances in theory,
application and implementation of the Internet of Things concept:
technologies, protocols, algorithms, and services.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- System architectures for the IoT
- Protocols and mechanisms for seamless IoT communications
- Modeling and simulation of large-scale IoT scenarios
- Enabling standards and technologies for the IoT
- Service platforms for IoT applications
- Business models and processes for IoT applications
- Energy optimization and sustainable operation of IoT devices
- Access network issues; including mobility management, data
  dissemination and routing
- Testbeds for the IoT
- Security, privacy and Trust in the IoT context
- Experiences with IoT system prototypes and pilots
- Novel and emerging IoT applications; including eHealth/mHealth,
  Smart Grid/Smart-Metering, Intelligent Transportation Systems,
  Smart House/Neighborhood/Cities
- Industrial use cases showing gaps to be filled by future research
- Ethical issues in the IoT applications
- Optimized and robust dynamic spectrum access on IoT
- Integration of IoT with Cloud and Fog computing
- Emerging communication technologies for IoT,
  e.g. Low Power WAN and  D2D
- Protocols and architectures for Industrial IoT

All submissions must describe original research, not published or
currently under review for another workshop, conference, or journal.
Papers must be submitted electronically to EDAS by
March 12, 2018, 11:59pm CET. You can find detailed submission
instructions at
Submission implies the willingness of at least one author to attend
the workshop and present the paper. Accepted papers will be included
in the main proceedings of IEEE WoWMoM 2018 and published by IEEE.
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version
to a special issue published on Journal of Reliable Intelligent
Environment, Springer.

Manuscripts Due: March 12, 2018.
Acceptance Notification: April 16, 2018.
Camera-ready Submission: April 30, 2018.

Marilia Curado, University of Coimbra, Portugal.
Giacomo Tanganelli, University of Pisa, Italy.

Jaudelice Cavalcante de Oliveira, Drexel University, PA, USA.
Claudio Cicconetti, INTECS, Italy.
Xiaohua Jia, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
Enzo Mingozzi, University of Pisa, Italy.

Ana Aguiar (University of Porto, Portugal)
Vangelis Angelakis (Linköping University, Sweden)
Mohammad Hossein Anisi (University of Essex, United Kingdom)
Andre Aquino (Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brasil)
Torsten Braun (University of Bern, Switzerland)
Rafael Cepeda (InterDigital Europe Ltd., United Kingdom)
Eduardo Cerqueira (Federal University of Para, Brasil)
Daniel Corujo (Instituto de Telecomunicações Aveiro, Portugal)
Gianpaolo Cugola (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Hongwei Du (Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, P.R.
Andrzej Duda (Grenoble Institute of Technology, France)
Burhan Gulbahar (Ozyegin University, Turkey)
Yuan Guo (Wilson Ham & Holman, USA)
Chuanhe Huang (Wuhan University, P.R. China)
Antonio Iera (University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Italy)
Joarder Kamruzzaman (Monash University, Australia)
Olaf Landsiedel (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
Gyu Myoung Lee (Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom)
Benjamin Mandler (IBM Haifa Research Lab, Israel)
Wojciech Mazurczyk (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland)
Rasmus Nielsen (Cisco Systems, USA)
David Palma (NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology,
Antonio Puliafito (University of Messina, Italy)
Christian Renner (Hamburg University of Technology, Germany)
Fernando Solano (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland)
Elias Tragos (FORTH, ICS, Greece)
Carlo Vallati (University of Pisa, Italy)
Joao P. Vilela (University of Coimbra, Portugal)
Leandro Villas (Unicamp, Brasil)
Muhammad Younas (Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom)

Giacomo Tanganelli
PostDoc Dept. Information Engineering, University of Pisa
Via Diotisalvi 2, I-56122 Pisa, ITALY
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