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Call for Papers: IEEE MASS 2021

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

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Call for Papers
18th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Smart Systems (IEEE MASS 2021)


    IEEE MASS 2021 is a premier annual forum for sharing original, novel ideas in mobile ad-hoc networks and smart systems, defined broadly. As wireless ad-hoc networks continue to evolve and specialize into a number of application scenarios and environments, and sensor-based systems and technologies increasingly permeate our everyday life and become the inner fabric of the Internet of Things and cyber-physical systems, the unfolding of smart environments such as smart cities, smart farming, smart healthcare, and smart manufacturing, to name a few, demand integrated solutions that can make intelligent use of both cloud and edge systems, while applying machine learning and artificial intelligence tools to handle their growing complexity and to leverage the vast amount of available data.

   Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society, the 18th edition of the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Smart Systems (MASS) will be held in beautiful Denver, CO, USA, in 2021, and it aims at bringing together researchers, developers, and practitioners to address recent advances in mobile ad-hoc and smart systems, covering algorithms, theory, protocols, systems & applications, experimental evaluations and testbeds, security/privacy, as well as AI/ML-based smart design.

   Topics of interest
   Original, unpublished contributions are solicited in all aspects of mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) and smart systems, from mobile networking/computing to cyber-physical systems to Internet of Things, from theory to systems and applications. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- 5G networks and technologies
- AI/ML for smart wireless networks
- AI and machine learning aided protocol design and resource allocation
- AI and machine learning based applications for ad hoc networks
- Algorithms for MANETs and WSNs
- Application Layer Protocols
- Clustering, topology control, coverage, and connectivity
- Cognitive networking
- Cooperative and cognitive communication
- Cooperative sensing, compressive sensing, sensing from communications
- Cloud, crowd-sourced, participatory and (mobile) social sensing
- Cyber-physical systems and applications
- Data gathering, fusion, and dissemination
- Energy-efficient architectures, algorithms, and protocols
- Experiences in real-world applications and deployments
- Flying Ad-Hoc Networks
- Free-space optical networks
- Heterogeneous networks
- Internet of Things (IoT) devices, gateways, and infrastructure
- Light-weight distrib
- Localization and Location Based Services
- Measurements, experimental systems and test-beds
- Mobile computing and networking
- mmWave and Terahertz networks
- Mobility modeling and management
- Multi-channel, multi-radio and MIMO technologies
- Network components, operating systems, and middleware
- Opportunistic networking, delay tolerant networking
- QoS and Resource management
- Robotic networks
- Routing protocols
- Scalability, stability, and robustness of networks and sensor systems
- Security and privacy at all layers, including the physical layer
- Sensor enabled drone, UAV, UUV systems
- Smart grid, healthcare, transportation applications
- Vehicular networks and protocols
- Visible light communications
- Wearable and human-centric devices and networks

Important Dates:
Abstract Submission Due : March 30
Paper Submission Due : April 15
Acceptance Notification : July 1
Camera-ready Version : July 31
Conference Dates : October 4-7


General Co-Chairs:
Alhussein Abouzeid, RPI
Alessandro Mei, Sapienza U. of Rome

TPC Co-Chairs:
Shiwen Mao, Auburn University
Chris Poellabauer, University of Notre Dame