International Conference on Mobile, Ubiquitous & Pervasive Computing

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International Conference on Mobile, Ubiquitous & Pervasive Computing
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18th - 19th December 2006

Visit: http://www.vit.ac.in/obcom2006/home.asp

Organized
by
School of Computing Sciences
Vellore Institute of Technology
Deemed University
Vellore-632 014, Tamilnadu, India

About the Conference
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This International Conference is a major event to be conducted
following the grand success of series of ObCom conferences during 2003
and 2004, which were audited by a good number of participants from
Academia and Industry across the World. The past ObCom conferences
received good contributions from academia, industry and research
organizations. Our sponsors included governmental and non-governmental
agencies like DRDO, ISTE, DIT, CSIR etc.

With the fast changing technologies and customer-driven product
development in the arena of wireless communication and mobile
computing, the researchers and design engineers have to cope up with
the fast changing end-users' requirement, drastically reduced
time-to-market and globalization. The above complexities can be handled
and managed with the increased use of objects and components based
software development. Handheld devices, smart places, wearable
computing and disappearing computing phenomenon are diversifying and
increasingly becoming an integral part of our everyday and working
lives. It is very apt to have this years' theme of ObCom as
"Mobile, Ubiquitous & Pervasive Computing". The theme would focus
on what are the challenges and issues while designing and building the
new spectrum of human-computer interfaces prevalent in Mobile,
Ubiquitous & Pervasive Computing. The main aim of this conference is to
bring experts, researchers, faculty and students together to discuss
about the technological advancements.

The Program
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Day 1
Workshops, Tutorials, Keynote Address and Paper Presentations
Day 2
Keynote Address, Technical Sessions and Paper Presentations

Topics of Interest
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The technical sessions of the conference will consist of original
papers reporting on theoretical and experimental research, development
etc. The topics of interest include the following and any other related
topics:

· Architectures, protocols, and algorithms to cope with mobility,
limited bandwidth, or intermittent connectivity
· Applications and services for mobile users
· Distributed systems aspects of mobile computing
· Mobile ad-hoc networks
· wireless sensor networks
· Performance of mobile and wireless networks and systems
· Wireless multimedia systems
· Wireless E-business
· Algorithms and protocols for power management and control
· Implementations and experimental mobile systems
· Integration and internetworking of wired and wireless networks
· Modeling and simulation aspects of mobile networks
· Operating system and middleware support for mobile computing and
networking
· Security, privacy, and fault-tolerance of mobile/wireless systems
· Service creation and management environments for mobile/wireless
systems
· Database and data management issues in mobile computing
· Natural Languages for pervasive computing
· Pervasive computing for Automotive electronics

Call for Papers
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Authors are invited to submit full papers presenting new research
related to the theory or practice of Mobile, Ubiquitous & Pervasive
Computing. Submitted manuscripts may not exceed 12 single-spaced pages
of text using 12-point size type on 8.5x11 inch pages. References,
figures, tables, etc. may be included in addition to the twelve pages
of text. Submissions will be judged on correctness, originality,
technical strength, significance, quality of presentation, interest and
relevance to the conference attendees. Submitted papers may not have
appeared in or be considered for any other conference.

Submit the completed paper at obco...@vit.ac.in or
obco...@gmail.com along with Rs. 300/- Demand Draft in favor of
"Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore" towards paper evaluation
fee. The author has to register for the conference after getting
acceptance of the paper. Also Visit web site for Submission guidelines.

All manuscripts will be reviewed. Manuscripts must be received by
August 14, 2006
Submissions received after the due date or exceeding the length limit
may not be considered. Notification of review decisions will be mailed
by August 30, 2006
Camera-ready papers will be due September 30, 2006 Conference
Proceedings for both contributed papers and workshops will be published
on CD-ROM and will be distributed at the Conference along with a hard
copy volume of abstracts

Important Dates
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· Workshop and Tutorial proposals due: July 30, 2006
· Paper submission deadline: August 14, 2006
· Paper registration deadline: September 30, 2006
· Notification of acceptance: August 30, 2006
· Student poster submissions due: August 14, 2006
· Camera-ready versions due: September 30, 2006
· Early registration deadline: August 5, 2006
· The Conference: December 18-19, 2006

Registration
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Participants are requested to register by filling in the accompanying
slip and send the same to the Organizing Chair. The registration fee
(non-refundable) is as follows:

Industry Delegates Rs. 4500/-
Academic Staff/R&D Personnel Rs. 3500/-
Presenters Rs. 3200/-
Foreign delegates US$ 250/-
Tutorial and workshops Rs. 2500/-
Students Rs 1500/-
Registration fee will be accepted only by Demand Draft drawn in favor
of "Vellore Institute of Technology" payable at Vellore along with the
completed application form. The fee includes Conference materials and
boarding. Accommodation is available to a limited number of
participants on request and extra payment.

How to Reach
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VIT is located at Vellore, a district headquarters town between the two
important cities of Chennai (formerly Madras) and Bangalore (known as
the Silicon Valley of the South Asia). Its campus, spread over 250
acres on the Ranipet-Katpadi Road, facilitating easy access to Ranipet,
a well-known industrial centre, provides an ideal environment for both
study and industrial interaction. The nearest airport is Chennai, 2 ½
hours drive away. Bangalore airport is at 3 hours drive from VIT. You
may also reach the institute by train, getting down at Katpadi
Junction, which is 3 km from the Institute.


Address for Communication:
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Conference Secretariat, ObCom-2006
School of Computing Sciences
Vellore Institute of Technology
Vellore, TN, India - 632014
We are at:
www.vit.ac.in/obcom2006
mail: obco...@vit.ac.in, obco...@gmail.com
Tel: +91-416-2243091 Ext: 2187-89 / 2170 / 2191
Mobile: +91-94432 15749

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