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The Fifth International Conference on Advances in Vehicular Systems, Technologies and Applications

November 13 - 17, 2016 - Barcelona, Spain

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  • Colocated with other events part of InfoWare 2016
  • 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
  • A Doctoral Forum track is available for discussing and publishing early PhD thesis research
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September 6, 2016

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October 4, 2016

ISSN: 2327-2058
ISBN: 978-1-61208-515-9

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.

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

Special sessions:

SVNC : Safety in Vehicular Networks and Communications
Chair and Coordinator: Dr. Kenneth S. Nwizege, Ken Saaro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, Nigeria

Main tracks:

Fundamentals on communication and networking
Intelligent vehicular networking; Vehicular communications; Vehicular mobile ad hoc networks; Vehicle-to-infrastructure communications; Roadside-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-vehicle communication; Vehicle-to-vehicle communication; Cellular and satellite communications for vehicular systems; Cross-layer design and optimization for vehicular networks; Future vehicular systems; Vehicular applications

Protocols and mechanisms
Routing protocols for vehicle-to-vehicle communications; MAC layer technologies; Physical layer and RF level technologies; Algorithms, protocols and systems for data dissemination; Channel modeling; Modulation and coding; Multi-channel organization and operation; Antenna technologies; In-vehicle sensor networks

Vehicular data
Mining vehicular data; Vehicular data acquisition; Vehicular data analysis; Vehicular data dissemination; Vehicular datasets; Floating car data (FCD); Business models for vehicular data; Ownership of vehicular data; Vehicular data services; Vehicular data centers

Unmanned vehicles
Terrestrial unmanned vehicles; Unmanned aerial vehicles; Underwater unmanned vehicles; Unmanned sea surface vehicles; Collision control; Traffic surveillance challenges; Path planning and estimation; Communication between unmanned vehicles;  Integration of unmanned aerial vehicles in civil airspace; Unmanned vehicular clusters; Designing unmanned vehicular-based systems; Safety of unmanned vehicles; Legal aspects of unmanned vehicular systems; Testbeds and pilot experiments.

Embedded security; Automotive security; Secure automotive communication (on-board and off-board like V2X); Safety and security co-engineering; Tuning protection; Component protection; Vehicular integrity protection; Secure (over-the-air) update; Separation techniques for vehicular networks; Protection of the vehicular safety functionality; Immobilizers

System evaluation methodologies; Performance characterization and analysis; Mobility analysis and vehicle traffic analysis; Safety and non-safety applications; Security issues and countermeasures; Privacy issues; Reliable and fast handover; Green vehicular communications and networking; Power control and scalability issues

Vehicle powering
Renewable energy and vehicles; Green cars; Biofuels; Electrical vehicles; Solar powering cars; Hybrid electric vehicles; Long-term car batteries; Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles; Residential charging stations; Dual-source energy storage

Management and tracking
Networks and systems management; High-speed mobility management; Radio resource, QoS support, and interference management; Channel management; Incident detection; Vehicle tracking

Subliminal characteristics
Driver-centric interfaces; Modalities for subliminal interfaces (visual, auditory, tactile/haptic, olfactory); Perception of subliminal information; Characteristics of subliminally delivered information; Unobtrusive techniques for driver’s state detection; Mitigation or regulation interfaces

Experiments and challenges
Simulation frameworks and real-world testbeds; Standardization in safe autonomous systems; Implementation of mobile IP and migration of IPv6; Testbed experiments and measurements; Business models and policies


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