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The Ninth International Conference on Wireless and
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ICWMC 2013

July 21 - 26, 2013 - Nice, France

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  • Colocated with other events part of InfoWare 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) February 27 March 20, 2013
Notification April 14 April 20, 2013
Registration April 28 May 4 , 2013
Camera ready April 28 May 19, 2013

ISSN: 2308-4219
ISBN: 978-1-61208-284-4

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.


Wireless Communications Basics

Coding & modulation & equalization; Channel modeling and characterization; Equalization/Synchronization; Transform-domain communication; Multiple access algorithms and schemes; Antenna and RF subsystems; Smart antennas, adaptive antennas, MIMO and beam forming; MIMO and OFDM Based PHY Layer technologies; CDMA Systems

Radio Interfaces and Systems

Radio communications systems; Radio resource management; Radio transmission technologies; Power and interference control; Interference Cancellation for Wireless Mobile Systems; Power management for small terminals; Energy map; Channel Measurement and Characterization

Spectrum Allocation and Management

Spectrum efficiency analyses; Dynamic spectrum access networks; Spectrum management; Interference mitigation and management techniques 

Circuits for Wireless Communications

Wireless ASICs; Wireless technologies; RF Design issues

Wireless and Mobility

Mobility management; Location-based services and positioning; Micro and macro-mobility; Mobility, location and handoff management; Mobile and wireless IP; Wireless broadband mobile access; Routing in multihop, ad hoc and sensor networks; Wireless multicasting; Wireless mesh networks; Topology control in wireless

Protocols for wireless and mobility

Wireless protocols, architectural and design concepts; Protocols for air interfaces and networks; Wireless MAC protocols: Design and analysis; Transport layer issues in mobile and wireless networks; Middleware for handhelds and mobile services nodes; Proxies and middleware for wireless networks 

Traffic and congestion control, QoS, Resource Management

Traffic Modeling and Analysis; 3G/4G Bandwidth on Demand; QoS and mobility; End-to-end QoS; QoS profiling and pricing; Traffic Engineering; Congestion and admission control 

Wireless and mobile technologies

Micro-mobility and macro-mobility; Wireless LANs; Home and Personal Area Networks: Bluetooth, ZigBeee, etc; Wireless MANs:802.16, 802.20; Wireless WANs: 2G/3G/4G; Mobile ad hoc networks and multi-hop wireless; Sensor networks and applications; Ultra-wideband and short-range networks; High altitude platforms and satellites; Emergency wireless communications; Wireless real-time communications; RFID systems (including readers and transponders in LF, HF and UHF bands)

Performance Evaluation, Simulation and Modeling of wireless networks and systems

Performance and QoS in wireless networks; Radio channel modeling (wave propagation and measurements); Mobile/wireless networks modeling and simulation; Performance of end-to-end protocols over wireless networks 

Management of wireless and mobile networks

Mobility and QoS management; Billing technologies and tools; Policy Based Management in wireless LANS and MANs; Wireless and Mobile Network Planning; Mobile Database Access and Design

Security in wireless and mobile environment

Security and robustness in wireless networks; Privacy, Authentication Authorization and Accounting  (AAA); Encryption and Cryptography; Key Management Protocols; Digital Rights Management and Multimedia Protection

Networks convergence and integration

2G/3G/4G integration; Convergence of 3G wireless and Internet cross-layer design in wireless networks; WLAN/3G/4G integration; Wireless-wireline convergence; Heterogeneous Networks (WAN, Wireless MAN, WLAN); IP Multimedia subsystems (IMS); Next Generation Network Architecture- mobility issues; Coexistence of mobile radio networks; End to End QoS in Heterogeneous environment; Signaling for integrated wireline/wireless networks 

Applications and services based on wireless infrastructures

Mobile & Wireless applications & services; Service discovery: protocols and frameworks; Personalized services and applications; Audio-visual and mobile multimedia applications; Media and content distribution over wireless networks 

Standardization and regulations

Position on standards & fora on wireless and mobile networks; Wireless Networks Standards and Protocols; Communications regulations; 802.11 WLAN Standards; 802.16 WMAN Standards; 3GPP and 3GPP2 standards; HSDPA Technology and Standards; Next Generation Network standards 

Design and  implementation

Emerging wireless technologies; Cross-layer optimizations in wireless networks; Design and implementation of mobile information systems; Software defined radio and re-configurability; Joint PHY/MAC design 

Wireless and mobile network deployment

Business models on wireless networks; Market trends and regional developments; M-commerce; Lessons learnt for wireless deployment in schools Lessons learnt for wireless deployment in special regions; Specialized wireless networks; Heterogeneous wireless network deployment (e.g., combining 802.11, 802.16 and 3G networks)

Cooperative and Cognitive Vehicular Networks

Architectures and platforms of cognitive vehicular network; Distributed artificial intelligence techniques for cognitive networks; Cognitive vehicular routing metrics and supporting protocols; Reduced complexity cognitive networks; Physical and MAC layer issues; Protocols design for cognitive vehicular networks; Cross-layer optimization in cognitive networks; Security issues for vehicular and cognitive networks; Testbed experiment, applications and new advances; Cooperative vehicular networks; QoS provisioning in heterogeneous networks ; Managing vertical handover; Multihoming; IPv6 GeoNetworking; Vehicular network architectures and protocols ; Cross-layer design and optimization for vehicular networks and cognitive networks; Mobility management and topology control; Standardization and Development of vehicular networks

Convergence and social mobility

Convergence of mobile networks with the Web 2.0; Convergence on architecture and services; Open service capabilities; Open exposure of telco capabilities; Open Web APIs, SOA and SDP); Interworking strategies; Mobile terminals as sources for User-generated content; Architecture and services for user-generated content; Auto-description and metadata synthesis for telecom-generated for user-generated content; Social mobile networks; User behavior profiling; Social connections (social graphs, contacts, etc); Services and architectures/solutions for social mobile services


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