SISA: Smart IoT Systems & Applications

IoT-based scientific research has recently become an imperative component in monitoring human daily lives and leveraging the enabling technologies including smart objects, smart sensing, cloud and edge computing, and big data analytics.  The IoT has created an explosion of sensor data due to the increased number of smart devices with embedded smart sensors. This ranges from smart watches and smartphones to healthcare wearable and head-mounted devices. The recent increase in availability and use of smart wearable devices and the ubiquity of smartphones allows the ability of caregivers to monitor health conditions on a continuous basis. Many of the smart-wearable devices are part of human-in-the-loop Cyber Physical Systems (CPS).  The Internet has changed drastically the way we live, moving interactions between people at a virtual level in several contexts spanning from the professional life to social relationships. The IoT has the potential to add a new dimension to this process by enabling communications with and among mobile phones and smart devices, thus leading to the vision of obtrusiveness or in other words ‘‘anytime, anywhere” computing and communications. Additionally, the IoT is a key enabler for the realization of future embedded smart world as it allows for the interaction with/between the tiny smart things leading to an effective integration of information into the digital world. The basic idea of this concept is the pervasive presence around us of a variety of things or objects – such as tiny sensors, actuators, smartphones, u-things, etc. – which, through unique communication and interaction schemes, are able to communicate with each other and cooperate with their neighbors through wireless communication to provide quality services for users. The challenges and opportunities arising from a proper integration of the IoT with mobile computing and applications create a fascinating research field that deserves more in-depth investigations. On the one hand, wearable devices are expected to become the joining link between connected smart objects, the Internet, and end-users. Thus, the coupling among mobile technology, such objects and an embedded infrastructure constitutes the Mobile and Embedded Internet of Things. The smart IoT has the potential to revolutionize future software and hardware applications by influencing the real world entities to achieve better quality of life for next generation of human.

The aim of this symposium is thus to bring together practitioners and researchers from both academia and industry in order to have a forum for discussion and technical presentations on the recent advances in the area of smart embedded IoT. It furthermore serves as a forum for the research community to discuss open issues, novel solutions and the future development of IoT applications. Submissions could consist of theoretical and applied research in topics including, but not limited to:

1) System architectures for the IoT targeted to application scenarios,

2) Wireless Energy Harvesting for the Internet of Things,

3) Security and privacy in embedded IoT scenarios,

4) Interoperability of protocols for IoT,

5) Context awareness in the smart IoT,

6) Experiences in building smart wearable IoT platforms,

7) Embedded systems and applications built using IoT,

8) Enabling technologies and standards for the IoT,

9) Routing protocol for low power and lossy networks (RPL) in IoT,

10) Power consumption and optimization in embedded IoT, and

11) Fault-tolerance and reliability in embedded IoT applications,

12) Middleware and platforms for embedded IoT applications.

13) Social and organizational aspects on smart IoT systems development

14) University education and industrial training for smart IoT systems development

The symposium seeks original, unpublished high impact research manuscripts on all topics related to the development of embedded IoT. Papers will be selected on the basis of novelty, technical merit, presentation effectiveness and impact of results.

Paper Submission Site

Submission deadlines are given on the Important Dates page.

Paper templates and additional information for authors is available on the Information for Authors page.

All papers submitted to symposia and workshops must be original, previously unpublished work. Interested in presenting previously IEEE journal published work at COMPSAC? Please see our page on Journal First/Conference Second (J1C2) publishing opportunities!

SISA Symposium Chair

Jiannong Cao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

SISA PC Chairs

AKM Jahangir Alam Majumder, University of South Carolina Upstate, USA

Hironori Washizaki, Waseda University, Japan

Program Committee

Yann-Gaël Guéhéneuc, Concordia University, Canada
Foutse Khomh, Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
Hossain Shahriar, Kennesaw State University, USA
Farzana Rahman, FIU, USA
Asif Islam Khan, Georgia Tech, USA
Md Adibuzzaman, Purdue University, USA
Shahriar Nirjon, UNC at Chapel Hill, USA
Anne Ngu, Texas State University, USA
Jamie Payton, UNC-Charlotte, USA
Michael Sheng, University of Adelaide, Australia
Wenbo Shi, Harvard University, USA
Takao Okubo, Institute of Information Security, Japan
Kiyoshi Honda, Waseda University, Japan
Takahashi Ryuichi, Ibaraki University, Japan
Renato Ferrero, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Daisuke Saito, Waseda University, Japan