Consistent with the theme of the conference prospective authors and researchers are invited to participate and contribute to the discussions of original research in the myriad topics under the following tracks:

  1. Cyber - Physical Systems
  2. Big Data
  3. Internet -of- Things
  4. Smart Systems
  5. Contemporary Signal Processing
  6. Reconfigurable Computing

The topics and research areas that fall under each of these tracks are as below. Any questions on the topics or the suitability of any paper in a given track may be directed to the TPC chair.

Track 1: Cyber Physical Systems

Topics under the Cyber Physical Systems track includes, but not limited to, the following:

  1. Theoretical foundations of Cyber Physical Systems
  2. Test beds and experiences with Cyber Physical Systems
  3. Modelling Cyber Physical Systems
  4. Sensors and Actuator design for Cyber Physical Systems
  5. Sensor Networks for Cyber Physical Systems
  6. Control Theoretic design of Cyber Physical Systems
  7. Simulators and Simulation studies on Cyber Physical Systems
  8. Performance Evaluation of Cyber Physical Systems
  9. Application-oriented Design of Cyber Physical Systems
  10. Cyber Physical Systems Design for Assisted Design
  11. Data Visualization for Cyber Physical Systems
  12. Signal Processing and Applications for Cyber Physical Systems
  13. Synergetic design of computational and physical components
  14. Networked Cyber Physical Systems
  15. Distributed Systems and Networks for Cyber Physical Systems
  16. System Design for Cyber Physical Systems
  17. Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Physical Systems
  18. Future technologies bridging the Cyber and physical worlds
  19. Deep-space Cyber Physical Systems
  20. Experiences with Open Platforms and large scale test beds on Cyber Physical Systems
  21. Use of cognitive principles to achieve efficient Cyber Physical Systems
  22. Inter-planetary Cyber Physical Systems
  23. Under-water cyber physical systems
  24. Cyber physical systems for Assisted Living Care
  25. Context-based Algorithms and solutions for Cyber Physical Systems
  26. File system design for integrated Cyber Physical Systems
  27. Embedded File systems and Cloud computing for Cyber Physical Systems
  28. Cyber Physical System design in Tactical Applications
  29. Cyber Physical Systems for Emergency Response and Disaster management
  30. Automotive Cyber Physical Systems

Track 2: Big Data

Topics under the Big Data track includes, but not limited to, the following:

  1. Query design for Big Data Analysis
  2. Stream data analysis for Big Data Analysis
  3. Substream data analysis for efficient Big Data Analysis
  4. Service Profiles and Models in Big Data
  5. Resource management in Big Data analysis
  6. New Analytics metrics for Big Data
  7. Cloud virtualization
  8. Privacy and Security issues in Big Data
  9. Performance evaluation techniques in Big Data
  10. Cloud Computing in Big Data analysis
  11. Efficient database design for Big Data
  12. File system design for Big Data
  13. Processing over encrypted Big Data
  14. Energy efficient algorithms for Big Data analysis
  15. Novel algorithms for Crowd-sourcing data analysis
  16. Social Network data analysis and visualization
  17. Computing on social networks
  18. On line advertisement algorithms using Big Data analysis
  19. Big data analysis of social networks
  20. Benchmarks for Big Data analysis
  21. Hadoop/MapReduce-based Big Data analysis
  22. Stream Languages and Untraditional data mining
  23. Visual processing of Big Data
  24. Crowd sourcing for Big Data analysis
  25. Analytics as a Service (AaaS)
  26. Data center design for Big Data handling
  27. Archival of Big Data
  28. Storage techniques for Big Data
  29. Data mining in social media
  30. Experiences with real-world data sets

Track 3: Internet of Things

Topics under the Reconfigurable Computing Track includes, but not limited to, the following:

  1. Sensor Networks for Internet of Things
  2. Algorithms for Internet of Things
  3. Naming and indexing in Internet of Things
  4. Architectures for Internet of Things
  5. Protocol Design for Internet of Things
  6. Machine to Machine Communications
  7. Wireless Networks
  8. Threat Models and Attack Trees
  9. Compliance, Standardization and Regulation
  10. Impact of Internet of Things (IoT) in Cloud Security
  11. Impact of Big Data Analytics on Privacy
  12. Denial of Service Attacks and prevention mechanisms
  13. Identity Management
  14. Security, Privacy, and Trust in M2M Social Networks
  15. Addressing schemes for Internet of Things
  16. IPv4, IPv6, and IPv* for Internet of Things
  17. End to End communication in Internet of Things
  18. Performance evaluation techniques for Machine to Machine (M2M) communication
  19. Internet of Things and Cloud computing
  20. Internetworking of IoT and other heterogeneous networks
  21. Hybrid cloud computing for Internet of Things
  22. Embedded Cloud Computing for Internet of Things
  23. Middle ware and architectures for M2M Platforms
  24. Web of Things
  25. Efficient Algorithms and architectures for Web of Things
  26. Middlewares and architectures for Web of Things
  27. Scalability of Web of Things
  28. Protocol Design for Web of Things
  29. Semantic Web
  30. Embedded Web Services and Protocols
  31. Approaches for Lightweight structured data
  32. Design of databases and algorithms for Internet of Things
  33. Semantic technologies for IOT services
  34. Energy-efficient Networking protocols
  35. Energy harvesting for Internet of Things
  36. Energy efficient transmission technologies
  37. Ad hoc wireless networks and Internet of Things
  38. Wireless Mesh Networking for Internet of Things
  39. Physical layer approaches for green communications for Internet of Things

Track 4: Smart Systems

Topics under the Smart Systems Track includes, but not limited to, the following:

  1. Technologies for enabling Smart Cities
  2. Devices and Technologies for Smart Transportation
  3. Algorithms and applications for smart environments
  4. Pervasive computing and communication
  5. Approaches for Privacy preservation in smart environment
  6. Efficient data manipulation for smart systems
  7. Artificial intelligence for pervasive computing and communication
  8. Smart dust and sensor networking
  9. Reliability and survivability in smart systems
  10. Smart systems for remote health care
  11. Building-automation technologies
  12. Energy efficient Smart homes
  13. Resource management algorithms for smart environments
  14. Deployment, field trials, test beds, and real-world experiences from smart environments
  15. Robotics and its applications for smart environments
  16. Algorithms for efficient logistics services in smart environments
  17. Intelligent driver-less automobiles
  18. Autonomous system design
  19. Sensor design for smart environments
  20. Security and privacy in smart homes
  21. Zero-energy smart environments and Energy harvesting
  22. Distributed algorithms for Smart environments
  23. Localization approaches in smart environments
  24. RF finger printing in smart environments
  25. Navigation techniques in intelligent transportation techniques
  26. Control theoretic solutions for smart environment systems
  27. Smart Grid solutions
  28. Crowd sourcing in Smart environments
  29. Health care in smart environments
  30. Integration of social networks and smart environments

Track 5: Contemporary Signal Processing

Topics under the Contemporary Signal Processing Track including, but not limited to, the following:

  1. Signal processing for new generation multimedia
  2. Processing techniques for Spoken language
  3. Data compression for audio and video storage
  4. Search, classify, and indexing of multimedia content
  5. Signal processing for data storage and analysis
  6. Signal processing in Sensor networking
  7. Encoding and decoding approaches for data processing
  8. Signal processing for 4G and LTE
  9. Signal processing for nano communications
  10. Signal processing on encrypted multimedia content
  11. Equalization and filtering
  12. Channel estimation approaches for highly noisy environments
  13. Channel estimation for M2M systems
  14. Theory and methods for Signal processing
  15. Channel estimation for Next Generation MIMO systems
  16. Signal processing for Medical Cyber Physical Systems
  17. Modelling and analysis of channels for Inter-Planetary CPS
  18. Machine learning for signal processing
  19. Sensor array-based signal processing
  20. Multichannel signal processing
  21. Bio-signal processing
  22. Signal processing systems design and implementation
  23. Image processing for smart environments
  24. Signal processing for Information forensics
  25. Real world data sets for signal processing
  26. Signal processing for stereovision to 3D transformation
  27. Multimedia Cryptography and Security
  28. Pattern Recognition and Biometrics
  29. Signal Processing with Multimodal input
  30. Human-Machine Interface

Track 6: Reconfigurable Computing

Topics under the Reconfigurable Computing includes, but not limited to, the following:

  1. Reconfigurable Radio Interfaces
  2. Reconfigurable embedded systems
  3. Design for Reconfigurable computing
  4. Software Defined Radios
  5. Scalable Software Defined Radios
  6. Software Defined Networks
  7. Profile management in Software Defined Networks
  8. Virtual network topology setup and performance evaluation
  9. On the fly networking over SDNs
  10. Programmable network switches and routers
  11. Programmability of Wireless Network Devices
  12. Reconfigurable MAC protocols
  13. Programmability for Bandwidth partitioning in SDRs
  14. Reconfigurable Physical layer technologies
  15. Bandwidth partition approaches in Programmable radio interfaces
  16. Cognitive radios
  17. Cognitive Radio networks
  18. Cognitive Wireless Networks
  19. Cognitive Network Protocol Stack
  20. Data analysis and visualization in Software Defined Networks
  21. Scalability and efficiency of Software Defined Networks
  22. Middleware architectures for reconfigurable computing
  23. Software tool chains for reconfigurable computing
  24. Run time system monitoring and reconfiguration
  25. Energy efficiency in reconfigurable computing
  26. Languages for reconfigurable computer design
  27. System integration issues
  28. Performance evaluation and Benchmarks
  29. Real-world experiences with large scale reconfigurable computers
  30. Heterogeneous Reconfigurable computing