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7th International Conference on MOBILe Wireless MiddleWARE, Operating Systems, and Applications

December 16, 2016 | Turin, Italy

Call for Papers - Industry Track

7th International Conference on MOBILe Wireless MiddleWARE, Operating Systems, and Applications

December 12-14 2016 – Naples, Italy

The goal of the 7th International Conference on MOBILe Wireless MiddleWARE, Operating Systems, and Applications (MobilWare 2016) is to provide a forum for presenting and discussing high-quality research in the field at international level, involving practitioners and researchers from diverse backgrounds. MobilWare 2016 will thus foster research collaboration through focused discussions, interaction and exchange of experiences that will designate future research efforts and directions. Areas addressed by the conference include the advancement of software and middleware technologies in various mobile-related sectors for pervasive and ubiquitous computing.
The MobilWare Industry track provides practitioners and contributors from the industry and academia with an opportunity to publish experience reports of potential interest to the researcher and practitioner communities. Industry experience reports describe the stories and outcomes (positive or negative) of developing, evaluating or deploying software engineering technologies, ideas, practices, tools, processes, or methods in an industrial setting. The submission should include information on the setting, provide motivation, explain the events leading to the outcomes, including the challenges faced, summarize the outcomes, and conclude with lessons learned, take-away messages, and advice based on the experience described and lessons learned. At least one contributing author must be from industry.
Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: DBLP, Google Scholar, Thomson Scientific ISI Proceedings, EI Elsevier Engineering Index, CrossRef, Scopus, as well as ICST's own EU Digital Library (EUDL). We reserve the right to exclude papers accepted but not presented from the conference proceedings submitted for archiving and indexing. Authors will be able to present and discuss their experiences at the conference. Presentations are highly targeted to give a clear picture about a product or project that both industry and research community can cooperate on, in order to improve or commercially exploit it. 

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

 New middleware concepts for mobile devices
 Mobile middleware enabling machine-to-machine communication
 Mobile crowdsourcing and people-centric collaborative sensing
 Big data and cloud computing scalable processing of mobile sensors-generated datastreams
 Smart space/city middleware and applications
 Middleware for mobile cloud computing (e.g., seamless offloading)
 Novel mechanisms, algorithms, middleware, and applications for wireless sensor networks, vehicular networks, and home networks
 End-to-end architectures for seamless ubiquitous service provisioning and deployment
 Synergic integration of heterogeneous wired and wireless networks
 QoS awareness, adaptation, and fault-tolerance of mobile services
 Opportunistic, delay-tolerant, and store-carry-forward techniques for mobile and wireless networking
 Location/context-dependent support and services, also with Quality of Context awareness
 Energy-efficient applications, services, and middleware
 Mobility and handoff management
 Human-computer interface and portable 3D graphics for mobile devices
 Modeling, simulation, and performance evaluation of mobile wireless systems and services
 Trustworthiness, security, and privacy of mobile and wireless systems
 Thin client technologies, Mobile Web APIs, BONDI, WAC, HTML5
 Impact of IMS, RCS, RCS-e, EPC and LTE on the evolution of mobile middleware

Paper Submission

 Submissions should be submitted electronically as PDF in Confy system here: Industry Track.
 Page limit for industry track papers is 8 pages.
 Paper Submissions should follow instructions from Author's Kit's Instructions and Templates and be submitted according to Initial Submission. (Information provided in Author Instructions’ section)

Important Dates

Paper Submission Deadline: 15 September 2016
Acceptance Notification: 24 October 2016
Camera Ready Version: 13 November 2016

Industry Chairs

Bin Guo (, Leye Wang (