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The Eighth International Conference on Systems

ICONS 2013

January 27 - February 1, 2013 - Seville, Spain

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  • Colocated with other events part of GlobeNet 2013
  • Posters will be presented during the conference
  • A Work in Progress track is available for preliminary work
  • A Research Ideas track is available for ideas in early stages
Submission (full paper) Sept 14 Oct 1 , 2012
Notification Nov 1 November 3, 2012
Registration Nov 16 November 20, 2012
Camera ready Dec 5 December 8, 2012

ISSN: 2308-4243
ISBN: 978-1-61208-246-2

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMindTM Digital Library
Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal
Articles will be submitted to appropriate indexes.

All tracks/topics are open to both research and industry contributions.


Systems' Theory and Practice

Systems design methodologies and techniques; Formal methods to specify systems’ behavior; Online and offline systems; Open and closed systems; Centralized and distributed systems; Proactive and reactive systems; System robustness; Systems scalability; Fault-tolerant systems; Feedback systems; High-speed systems; Delay tolerant systems; Real-time systems

Systems engineering

Systems requirements; Systems modeling; Systems development lifecycle; System-of-systems; Systems ergonomics; Subsystem interactions; Systems decomposition; Systems integration

System Instrumentation

Metering embedded sensors; Composing multi-scale measurements; Monitoring instrumentation; Smart sensor-based systems; Calibration and self-calibration systems; Instrumentation for prediction systems

Embedded systems and systems-on-the-chip

Real-time embedded systems Programming embedded systems; Controlling embedded systems; High speed embedded systems; Designing methodologies for embedded systems; Performance on embedded systems; Updating embedded systems; Wireless/wired design of systems-on-the-chip; Testing embedded systems; Technologies for systems processors; Migration to single-chip systems; Micro/nano structures and systems

Target-oriented systems [emulation, simulation, prediction, etc.]

Information systems; Real-time systems; Software systems; Hardware systems; Emulation systems; Simulation systems Prediction systems

Specialized systems [sensor-based, mobile, multimedia, biometrics, etc.]

Sensor-based systems; Biometrics systems; Mobile and fixed systems; Ubiquitous systems; Nano-technology-based systems; Multimedia systems

Validation systems

Diagnosis assistance systems; Test systems; Validation systems; Performance measurement systems; Maintenance systems

Security and protection systems

Security systems; Vulnerability detecting systems; Intrusion detection systems Intrusion avoidance systems; Presence detection systems; Monitoring systems; Management systems; Alert systems; Defense systems; Emergency systems

Advanced systems [expert, tutoring, self-adapting, interactive, etc.]

Expert systems; Tutoring systems; Highly interactive systems; Anticipative systems; On-demand systems; GRID systems; Autonomic systems; Autonomous systems; Self-adapting systems; Adjustable autonomic systems; High performance computing systems; Mission critical systems

Application-oriented systems [content, eHealth, radar, financial, vehicular, etc.]

Web-cashing systems; Content-distributed systems; Accounting and billing systems; E-Health systems; E-Commerce systems; Radar systems; Navigation systems; Systems for measuring physical quantities; Earthquake detection and ranking systems; Financial systems; Robotics systems; Vehicular systems; Entertainment systems; Gaming systems; Speech recognition system

IT Systems

IT service management; IT Infrastructure management; IT service desk; Service support and delivery; Service strategy; Service design; Service transition; Service operation; Continual service improvement

Safety in industrial systems

Fundamentals on system safety; Safety of software systems and software engineering; Safety requirements; Safety for critical systems; Engineering for system robustness and reliability; Control of mission critical systems; Safety-oriented system design; Human tasks and error models; Hazard analysis; Cost and effectiveness of system safety; Verification and validation of safety; Safety tools; Evaluation of  safety data, and mitigation and prevention strategies; Safety control and management; System Safety Implementation Guidelines and Standards; Transferring safety knowledge; Metrics for Risk Assessment; Contingency Planning and Occurrence Reporting; Preparedness Activities; Industry specific safety systems (Medical devices, Aerospace, Chemical industry, Nuclear power plants, Public health, Biological Safety)

Complex systems

Theory of complex systems; Ontologies for complex systems; Chaos and complexity; Design and integrate complex systems; Complexity and simulation; Simulation and datamining; Artificial intelligence and soft computing in complex systems; Multi-agent based simulation; Systems of systems; Intelligent agent architectures; Evolutionary programming; Uncertainty reduction and classification; Monitoring and managing complex systems; Case studies of complex systems [vehicular, avionic, health, emergency, sensing, etc.]; Industrial systems [robotics, production, accounting and billing, e-commerce, etc.]


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