[Call for Papers] MobiCASE 2014 : The Sixth International Conference on Mobile Computing, Applications and Services

Nov 6, 2014 – Nov 7, 2014
Austin, TX, USA
Abstract Registration Due: Jul 16, 2014
Submission Deadline: Jul 21, 2014
Notification Due: Sep 16, 2014
Final Version Due: Oct 16, 2014
http://mobicase.org/2014/

MobiCASE, the International Conference on Mobile Computing, Applications, and Services, is a confluence between academia and industry on mobile applications and services research.

Now, in its sixth edition, MobiCASE has become a leading scientific forum for dissemination of cutting-edge research results in the area of mobile computing, applications, and services. As in previous years, MobiCASE 2014 is scheduled to include high-quality paper presentation sessions revealing the latest in mobile computing research, to demo industry’s most exciting mobile applications and services, and to engage participants in hands-on projects and tutorials. 

Relevant topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

* Anticipatory Computing, as seen for example in commercial systems like Microsoft Cortana and Google Now
* Mobile Advertising, Local Search and the recommendation of goods/services
* Energy Efficiency — generalizable approaches for coping with battery limits
* Mobile Payments — NFC-based services and other emerging technologies
* User Interfaces for Mobiles — voice, eyes, gestures and more
* Mobile Sensing — including specific domains such as, mHealth in addition to core techniques
* Wearable Platforms and Smartphones — such as, prototype hardware (sensing modalities etc.)
* Mobile development tools and testing methodologies — including also malware identification
* App Distribution Channels and Stores — taking the next steps in the evolution of app stores
* Location-based Social Networks and Media — considering both studies of existing (e.g., WeChat) or new novel systems
* Mobile Cloud Computing and Mobile Web support — such as personal clouds, and proposed new architectures and standards

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract Registration: 16 July 23:59 GMT
Submission Deadline: 21 July 23:59 GMT
Notification Date: 16 Sept
Camera-ready deadline: 16 Oct

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

General Chairs: Christine Julien, University of Texas — Austin
TPC co-Chairs: Nic Lane, Microsoft Research
Shivakant Mishra, University of Colorado — Boulder
Poster and Demo Chair: Jamie Payton, University of North Carolina — Charlotte
Publicity co-Chairs: Youngki Lee, Singapore Management University
Robert Likamwa, Rice University
Social Media Chair: Sarfraz Nawaz, University of Cambridge
Local Chair: Mina Guirguis, Texas State University — San Marcos

STEERING COMMITTEE

Martin Griss, Carnegie Mellon University — Silicon Valley
Thomas Phan, Samsung R&D
Petros Zerfos, IBM Research