SoftCOM 2013 – Symposium on Smart Environment Technologies


SoftCOM 2013 – 21st International Conference on
Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks

Symposium on Smart Environment Technologies

IEEE ComSoc Technical Co-Sponsorship

September 18 – 20, 2013, Split-Primosten, Croatia

Paper submission June 15, 2013 (final)
Notification of acceptance July 5, 2013
Camera-ready manuscript Sept.1, 2013

Symposium on Smart Environment Technologies will be held in the frame of the 21st International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM 2013), technically co-sponsored by the IEEE
Communication Society (ComSoc), in attractive ambience of Split and Primosten on September 18-20, 2013.

Recent advances in areas like pervasive computing, machine learning,
wireless and sensor networking enable various smart environment applications
in everyday life. The main goal of this symposium is to present and discuss
recent advances in technologies, architectures, algorithms and protocols for
smart environments with emphasis on real smart environment applications.

We cordially invite speakers who wish to present original papers on the
following subjects, but not limited to:

– Smart environments, Smart buildings, Smart cities
– Ambient intelligence and assisted living
– Smart devices and intelligent products
– Environmental control systems
– Context awareness
– Ubiquitous/Pervasive computing
– Wireless sensor networks
– Localization technologies
– Location-based Services (LBS)
– Speech and speaker recognition
– Text-to-Speech (TTS)
– Virtual and augmented reality environments
– Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
– Innovative sensing devices
– Low power sensing and ambient energy harvesting
– RFID sensing
– Internet of Things
– Wearable technologies
– Robotics
– e-Health
– Applications: assisted living, elderly care, patient monitoring,
home safety, energy efficiency, entertainment, multimedia, smart
classrooms, smart cars…

Papers should conform to the IEEE format and will be handled and processed
electronically via EDAS Conference Management System.

Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and indexed in IEEE Xplore.

Authors of all accepted Symposium papers will be invited to submit
extended version of their manuscripts for possible publication in
the Special issue on Smart Environments in the Journal of Communications Software and Systems – JCOMSS, indexed in Scopus.

International Symposium Committee

Mladen Russo and Maja Stella
University of Split, Croatia

Adnan Al-Anbuky
AUT University, New Zealand

Jan Havlík
Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

Lenka Lhotská
Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

Gottfried Luderer
Arizona State University, USA

Grzegorz J. Nalepa
AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland

Luigi Patrono
University of Salento, Italy

Katarzyna Wac
University of Geneva, Switzerland

Symposium contact:
Mladen Russo or Maja Stella,,

Conference Secretary:
Petar Solic, University of Split, Croatia (

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