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Call for Papers
*2nd International Workshop on Internet of Autonomous Unmanned Vehicles 
(IAUV 2020) *

In conjunction with the IEEE SECON 2020 (

June 22-26, 2020, Como, Italy
Submission deadline: March 31, 2020
Notification: April 30, 2020
Camera ready: May 15, 2020
Workshop Day: June 22-26, 2020



Autonomous unmanned vehicle networks in civil applications are 
considered with increasing interest. Such networks are envisioned to 
consist of wireless sensors, robots and unmanned (aerial, ground, 
underwater) vehicles and are being used in environmental monitoring, 
border surveillance, network provisioning, delivery, construction, 
emergency or disaster assistance. The challenges in the design of these 
networks range from physical control of the vehicles, navigation, to 
communication limitations.  Due to diverse and interdisciplinary nature 
of these challenges, algorithms and design principles proposed by 
networking, robotics, control theory, computer vision and artificial 
intelligence research communities will need to be utilized.

IAUV aims to bring together state-of-the-art contributions on the 
design, specification and implementation of architectures, algorithms 
and protocols for current and future applications of autonomous unmanned 
vehicle networks, with a special focus on unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) 
or drone networks.


•    UAV swarms
•    Autonomous robot networks
•    Modeling and simulation
•    UAV-aided wireless sensor networks
•    Optimal control of networked robots
•    Ad hoc networks of drones
•    Modeling and control of fleet of UAVs
•    Self-organizing coordination and communication
•    Energy-efficient and real-time communication protocols
•    Bandwidth-efficient and delay-tolerant communication protocols
•    Communication protocols for swarms of mobile robots
•    Map exploration and pattern formation of multi-robot systems
•    Task allocation
•    Architectures and topology control
•    Localization
•    Quality of service, security and robustness issues
•    Internet of Things (IoT) applications and prototypes
•    Cooperative control of multiple UAVs
•    Software-Defined Aerial Networks
•    Context-awareness and decision making for UAV systems
•    Path planning, and target tracking in autonomous unmanned vehicle 



All submitted papers will be judged based on their quality and relevance 
through peer reviewing. To submit your paper, it is required that the 
manuscript follows the standard IEEE camera-ready format (double column, 
10-pt font) and be submitted as PDF file (formatted for 8.5-11 inch 
paper) as well as the requirement set by the EDAS paper submission 
system. Submitted paper must be original and unpublished papers with no 
more than 6 pages, including bibliography.

The organizing committee of IAUV reserves the right to not review papers 
that either exceed the length specification or have been submitted or 
published elsewhere.

Submissions must include: title; abstract; keywords; authors and 
relative affiliations with email addresses. During the initial paper 
submission process via EDAS, the authors are required to make sure the 
PDF file and EDAS registration page of a paper have the same list of 
authors and paper title. Be certain to add all authors in EDAS during 
the initial paper submission process. Failure to comply with this rule 
may cause a paper to be withdrawn from the review process. Once reviewed 
the listing of authors connected to the paper can NOT be changed.

All accepted papers of SECON (main program and workshops), after being 
presented onsite at the conference, will be included in the proceedings 
to be submitted for publication in IEEE Xplore®.



Submission deadline: March 31, 2020
Notification: April 30, 2020
Camera ready: May 15, 2020
Workshop Day: June 22-26, 2020



Program Chairs

• Enrico Natalizio, University of Lorraine, France 
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• Evsen Yanmaz, Ozyegin University ([log in to unmask])
• Sabato Manfredi, University of Naples "Federico II", Italy, 
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Publicity Chair

• Raheeb Muzaffar, Lakeside Labs, Austria

In compliance with data protection regulations, please write me if you 
would not like receive any further messages regarding the workshop.

Dr. Raheeb Muzaffar

Lakeside Labs GmbH
Lakeside B04b, 9020 Klagenfurt, Austria
P: +43 (0) 463 287 044 33
F: +43 (0) 463 287 04 410
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Mag. Claudia Prüggler
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Bettstetter
Amtsgericht Klagenfurt, FN 306905g

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