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Last CfP: Third Workshop on Context Awareness for Proactive Systems (CAPS'07) - deadline extended to 31 January 2007

From: Anna V. Zhdanova <a.zhdanova@surrey.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2007 17:39:23 -0000
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CAPS 2007 – Last Call for Papers 

 

~~~ Paper submission deadline is extended to 31 JANUARY 2007. ~~~

 

 

Third Workshop on Context Awareness for Proactive Systems,

Guildford, United Kingdom, 

18-19 June 2007

 

http://www.ee.surrey.ac.uk/CCSR/CAPS2007/   

 

 

            Following CAPS 2005 and 2006, the third Workshop on Context
Awareness for Proactive Systems will be held in June 2007 at the University
of Surrey, UK.

            The workshop will provide a unique platform to discuss and
exchange findings of research into proactive computing and communication
systems. Their connection to the physical world is increasingly driven by
sensors and actuators which are used to both measure and manipulate the
physical environment. The environmental data gathered is one of the major
influencing factors for proactive systems, the data acts as stimuli to which
these systems respond. Such responses are mainly in terms of providing users
with appropriate resources, information, and services.

            To achieve this, proactive systems need to be able to understand
the different contexts that apply in and for any given user/communication
situation. Such context awareness is based on inference of sensor data to
achieve knowledge on a users' state, emotions, activities, goals, etc. and
to proactively adjust the systems behaviour. Deploying proactive systems in
the increasingly embedded and ubiquitous environments further raises the
need to make them context-aware.

            Context awareness poses many challenges towards proactive
systems. The main objective of the workshop is to study and explore these
challenges and proposed ways of meeting them. This includes research on
modelling and representing context in proactive computing systems,
frameworks and architectures for context gathering, handling, sensor and
actuator management, context reasoning, learning, and prediction as well as
on modelling, recognising and fulfilling user demand.

 

            CAPS invites submissions on following topics (but not limited
to):

* Sensor and actuator management

* Context modelling and representation

* Context information gathering and data management

* Frameworks and architectures for context-aware systems

* Context learning and prediction techniques

* Context reasoning

* User demand recognition and modelling

* Context-based resource, information, and service provisioning

* Infrastructures for proactive systems

 

 

SUBMISSION DETAILS

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            The submission system is open now and will close on January 31st
2007. 

            Papers should be a maximum of 10 pages (including figures and
references) in LNCS camera ready style
(http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html).   

            Full papers must be written in English and submitted in PDF
format.

Poster submissions should be a maximum of 5 pages (including figures and
references). Poster papers must be written in English and submitted in PDF
format.

            Software demonstration proposals should be a maximum of 2 pages
describing the contents of the demonstration. Demonstration papers must be
written in English and submitted in PDF format.

            All submissions will undergo a thorough review process and will
be judged on quality, originality, clarity and topical content. Submitted
papers should not have been previously published, in part or in full, or be
under consideration of another conference or journal. Accepted papers will
be published in the conference proceedings, selected papers will be
published in a post-conference textbook. 

            Please indicate whether you submit your paper as full-paper,
poster or demonstration proposal. 

            Submission is handled via trackchair:
http://caps2007.trackchair.com/  

 

 

DATES

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Submission of full papers: 31 JANUARY 2007 (was: 21 January 2007)

Notification of acceptance: 15 February 2007

Camera Ready Papers: 04 March 2007

Workshop: 18-19 June 2007

 

 

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

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Klaus Moessner, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Mirko Presser, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Anna V. Zhdanova, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Stephanie Evans, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

 

 

TECHNICAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE

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Heikki Ailisto, VTT, Finland

Stefan Arbanowski, FOKUS, Germany

Guy Bernard, Institut National des Telecommunications, France

David Bonnefoy, Motorola, France

Luis Campoy, Telefonica, Spain

Francois Carrez, Alcatel, France 

Klaus David, University of Kassel, Germany

Olaf Drögehorn, University of Kassel, Germany 

Frank Dürr, University of Stuttgart, Germany 

Stewart Fallis, BT, United Kingdom

Dieter Fensel, DERI, Austria

Patrik Floréen, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT, Finland

Stefan Gessler, NEC, Germany

Robert Hänsel, Deloitte, Germany

Sandra Haseloff, University of Kassel, Germany

Paul Havinga, University of Twente, Netherlands

Heikki Helin, TeliaSonera, Finland

Laurent Herault, CEA-LETI, France

Theo Kanter, Ericsson, Sweden

Ralf Kernchen, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Mika Klemettinen, Nokia, Finland

Hong-Gee Kim, Seoul National University, Korea

Herma van Kranenburg, Telematica, Netherlands

Martti Mäntylä, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT, Finland

Klaus Moessner, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Bernd Mrohs, FOKUS, Germany

Christian Prehofer, Nokia, Finland

Mirko Presser, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Kurt Rothermel, University of Stuttgart, Germany 

Vera Stavroulaki, University of Piraeus, Greece

Thomas Strang, DERI, Austria

Matthias Wagner, DoCoMo Euro-Labs, Germany

Dirk Westhoff, NEC, Germany

Anna V. Zhdanova, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

 

 

Dr. Anna V. Zhdanova

Mobile Communications Research Group 
Centre for Communication Systems Research 
University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH, UK
Tel: +44(0)1483 689481 Fax: +44(0)1483 686011
Email:  <mailto:a.zhdanova@surrey.ac.uk>
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Homepage: http://www.ee.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/A.Zhdanova/
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