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The Fourth International Symposium on
Ubiquitous Applications & Security Services (UASS-09)

CCNC 2009- Satellite Workshop

January 13 2009, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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Ubiquitous Computing is emerging rapidly as an exciting new paradigm to provide computing and communication services any time, any where. For realizing ubiquitous computing, UASS are needed.

Our symposium provides a chance for academic and industry professionals to discuss recent progress in the area of ubiquitous computing environment including models and systems, new directions, novel applications associated with the utilization, and acceptance of ubiquitous computing devices and systems.

UASS-09 is a successor of the 1st International Workshop on Ubiquitous Applications & Security Services (UASS-06) (Glasgow, Scotland, UK, May 8-11, 2006), UASS-07 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 26-29, 2007), UASS-08 (GinoWan, Okinawa, Japan, March 25-28, 2008).


(included, but are not limited to)

Ubiquitous Applications
●ىHome-network applications
●ىUbiquitous Intelligent Service
● U-business and other applications
● Context awareness Model for Ubiquitous Service
● Intelligent User Interface
● Ubiquitous Sensor Network(USN) / RFID - Issue
● Multimedia Service in U (Ubiquitous)-environment
● U Space (Home, Building, Office)

Ubiquitous Security
●ىUSN / RFID security
●ىUbiquitous Multimedia Security (DRM, IPMP)
● Key management and authentication in U-Environment
● Network security issues and protocols in U-Environment
● Access Control in U-Environment
● Security in U-commerce
● Commercial and industrial security
● IPv6, Forensics for U-Environment
● Others and emerging new topics
● Trusted Computing

Ubiquitous Embedded Hardware and Sofrware
●ىEmbedded Hardware Support for Ubiquitous
●ىEmbedded Software for Ubiquitous
● Embedded System Architecture for Ubiquitous
● Real-time OS for Ubiquitous
● Smart and Personal devices for Ubiquitous
●ىPower-Aware computing for Ubiquitous
● Middleware for Ubiquitous
● Specification, Validation and Verification of Embedded System and Software
● New Technologies and Devices for Ubiquitous

Submission Guidelines

Submitted papers must represent original material that is not currently under review in any other conference or journal, and has not been previously published. Paper length should not exceed five-page technical paper manuscript. ىThe paper should be used as the basis for a 20 - 30 minute workshop presentation.

Papers should be submitted in a .pdf or .ps format by selecting CCNC'09 on theىEDASىpaper submission website and then selecting the workshop submission link.

A separate cover sheet should show the title of the paper, the author(s) name(s) and affiliation(s), and the address (including e-mail, telephone, and fax) to which the correspondence should be sent.

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings by the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc).

At least one author of accepted papers is required to register at the full registration rate.

Distinguished papers accepted and presented in UASS-09, after further revisions, will be published in special issues on international journals (Pending).

Important Dates

Paper Submission: 5 Sept 2008
Author Notification: 12 Sept 2008
Camera-ready Copy: 10 Oct 2008
Author Registration Deadline: 10 Oct 2008
Workshop date: 13 Jan 2009


Steering Co-Chairs

Jong Hyuk Park (Kyungnam University, Korea)
Laurence T. Yang (St Francis Xavier University, Canada)

General Co-chairs

Hsiao-Hwa Chen (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)
Javier Lopez (University of Malaga, Spain)

Program Co-Chairs

Justin Zhan (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

SeungJin Lim (Utah State University, USA)

Changhoon Lee (Korea University, Korea)

Advisory Committee

Tai-hoon Kim (Hanman University, Korea)
Jianhua Ma (Hosei University, Japan)
Daqing Zhang (GET/INT, France)
Hamid R. Arabnia (The University of Georgia, USA)
Kyo-il Chung (ETRI, Korea)
Han-Chieh Chao (National Ilan University, Taiwan)
M. Atiquzzaman (University of Oklahoma, USA)
Mohammad S. Obaidat (Monmouth University, USA)

Publicity Co-Chairs

Guojun Wang (Central South University, P.R.China)
Young-Sik Jeong (Wonkwang University, Korea)
Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed (Marquette University, USA)

Program Committee: ىTBA

Contact Information

For further information regarding the symposium and paper submission, please contact UASS-09 Program Chairs.


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