BodyNets 2016 extended its deadline!

Torino (Turin) panoramic view, Italy

The 11th International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets 2016) will take place in Turin, Italy on December 15-16, 2016.

BodyNets 2016 aims to provide a world-leading and unique opportunity for bringing together researchers and practitioners from diverse disciplines to plan, analyze, design, build, deploy and experiment with/on Body Area Networks (BANs).

The Conference is soliciting high-quality papers in the following topics (but not limited to):

1. Wearable Computing

·         Pervasive user interface

·         Context and situation awareness

·         Augmented reality

·         Sensory augmentation

·         Motion detection and activity recognition

·         User modeling and personalization

2. Embedded Devices and Medical Applications

·         High-confidence medical devices

·         Integration of medical devices with healthcare systems

·         Medical device plug-and-play

·         Assistive technologies for independent aging

·         Pervasive health care and patient monitoring

·         New medical diagnostics and treatments

·         Ambient assisted living

·         Virtual hospitals

3. Communications and Networking

·         Various types of BANs, e.g. in-body, on-body and around-body networks

·         Signal/information processing and communication models in BANs

·         BAN architectures and protocols

·         Power-efficient communications

·         Wireless energy transfer

·         Delay-tolerance, fault-tolerance and reliability in BANs

·         Cloud computing and BANs

·         Cognitive networks for medical bands

4. Systems and Applications – Ambient Intelligence

·         Sensing and actuation in BANs

·         Software engineering and systems engineering for BANs

·         Modeling, simulations and empirical experiments

·         Design and performance issues

·         Tools, testbeds and deployment issues

·         Wireless-to-bio interface/transduction

5. Antenna Applications and propagation

·         Biomedical applications

·         Bio-electromagnetics

·         Energy harvesting

·         Inverse Scattering and Imaging

·       Implantable antennas

·       Nano-antennas

·       Ultra wideband systems

·       Propagation and Scattering in random or complex media

It is our pleasure to welcome  Prof. Athanasios V. Vasilakos (Lulea University of Technology, Sweden) and Prof.Luca Benini (University of Bologna, Italy) as our  keynote speakers at the 2016 edition of BodyNets.

All accepted conference and workshop papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings (ACM Digital Library). The proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: DBLP, Google Scholar, Thomson Scientific ISI Proceedings, EI Elsevier Engineering Index, CrossRef, Scopus, as well as ICST’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

Important dates:

Full Paper Submission deadline: 15th September 2016   30th September 2016

Notification and Registration opens: 15th October 2016

Camera-ready deadline:  4 th November 2016

If you require any further information about BodyNets 2016, you can find them on the official conference website.

Editorial Staff

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