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Helsinki, Finland

The 6th conference on Internet of Things and Smart Spaces ruSMART 2013

August 28-29, 2013. St.-Petersburg, Russia


About the Conference

Nowadays we see strong demand for development of robust infrastructure for retrieving, storing and processing information of various types, which is obtained from and delivered to the broad spectrum of different user devices. This is especially critical when the volume of information increases as rapidly as its value. As a consequence the methods and solutions for efficient processing, reusing and reasoning over user's data has gained a lot of attention in the last years and became the key aspect of application design. Further developments in this field creates a lot of opportunities to apply new business models and is a key enabler for the concept of pro-active service.

The wireless solutions have moved beyond their traditional areas of application and today we can talk about a space where users can access a number of wireless technologies and interact with various services. Also the Internet of Things disrupts limitations of Internet that use to based on human-entered data. New technologies for short-range and low-power wireless communications, real-time localization and sensor networks allow computers to perceive the world. Support of the future commercial success of IoT solutions require efficient and scalable infrastructures for managing, sharing and processing collected data. We can see that reseach on interlinking of the physical and cyber worlds is becoming more and more relevant. This conference is targeted to bring together top specialist in the field to discuss ongoing studies and obtained results.

Similarly, existent and future services cover the wide range of user demands, ranging from searching and browsing contents to interactive context and location aware solution that explore advanced multimedia capabilities of the surrounding devices. These layers form a smart environment that harmonizes a number of technologies and provides the best possible personalized user experience. Also it helps to address a number of challenges of the modern society, starting from efficient indoor use of energy and to smart logistics and broad-scope deployment of the green principles and technologies. This conference will explore and explain the scope and challenges of smart space technologies and solutions. In this regard, the conference aims to bring together research professionals from diverse fields including but not limited to wireless communication, ubiquitous networks, software development, multimedia, services, and business in both academia and industry. Conference proceedings will be published in LNCS, Springer (confirmed) and indexed by relevant databases.

The ruSMART 2013 will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia - the meeting point of East and West. Through its stunning architecture and wonderful art galleries and museums, among a number of other attractions, the wealth of history of East and West can be seen and felt in this beautiful city.

Selected authors of the best papers will be invited to submit extended versions of their papers to be published in a special issue of a journal Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220; CODEN: SENSC9) - Impact Factor: 1.821 (2009); 5-Year Impact Factor: 1.903 (2009)

Conference Program

09:30-09:45 Conference opening

09:45-10:30 Keynote talk: R&D activities and progress around IoT in Finland, Wilhelm Rauss, Director of IoT program in Finland, Ericsson, Finland

11:00-12:45 Session I: Internet of Things

The Internet of Things Big Bets, Rob van den Dam

Adaptive and Context-aware Service Discovery for the Internet of Things, Talal Butt, Iain Phillips, Lin Guan, George Oikonomou

Deployment of Smart Spaces in Internet of Things: Overview of the Design Challenges, Dmitry G. Korzun, Sergey I. Balandin, Andrei Gurtov

Addressing heterogeneity in the Internet of Things, Aliaksei Andrushevich, Bertrand Copigneaux, Rolf Kistler, Alexander Kurbatski, Franck Le Gall, Alexander Klapproth

On the Relevance of Using Interference and Service Differentiation Routing in the Internet-of-Things, Antoine Bigomokero Bagula, Djamel Djenouri, Elmouatezbillah Karbab

13:45-15:30 Session II: Smart Spaces Technologies

Geo-coding in Smart Environments: Smart-M3 and Geo2Tag integration Principles, Kirill Krinkin, Kirill Yudenok

A Framework for Interacting Smart Objects, Arnab Sinha, Paul Couderc

Intelligent Mobile Tourist Guide: Context-Based Approach and Implementation, Alexander Smirnov, Alexey Kashevnik, Sergey I. Balandin, Santa Laizane

A Subgraph Isomorphism Based Approach to Enable Discovery and Composition of Smart Space Elements, Oscar Rodriguez Rocha, Boris Moltchanov, Cristhian Figueroa

Agent Substitution Mechanism for Dataflow Networks: Case Study and Implementation in Smart-M3, Ilya Paramonov, Andrey Vasilev, Denis Laure, Ivan Timofeev

16:00-17:45 Session III: Smart Systems

Discovery of Convoys in Network Proximity Log, Dmitry Namiot, Manfred Sneps-Sneppe

Geofence and Network Proximity, Dmitry Namiot, Manfred Sneps-Snepp

FPGA Design and Implementation of MIMO-SDM Systems for Wireless Internet Communications Networks, Bui Huu Phu

An integrated smart system for ambient-assisted living, Thato Foko, Nomusa Dlodlo, Litsietsi Montsi

Important dates

Extended paper submission May 10, 2013

Notification of acceptance June 10, 2013

Camera ready version June 21, 2013

Call for papers is available here

Executive Technical Program Committee

Sergey Boldyrev, Senior Manager, Nokia, Helsinki, Finland
Nikolai Nefedov, Principal Scientist, Nokia Research Center, Zurich, Switzerland
Ian Oliver, Principal Architect, Nokia, Helsinki, Finland
Alexander Smirnov, Head of laboratory, SPIIRAS, St.-Petersburg, Russia
Vladimir Gorodetsky, Head of laboratory, SPIIRAS, St.-Petersburg, Russia
Michael Lawo, Professor, Center for Computing Technologies (TZI), University of Bremen, Germany
Michael Smirnov, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
Dieter Uckelmann, University of Applied Sciences in Stuttgart, Germany
Cornel Klein, Program Manager, Siemens Corporate Technology, Germany

Technical Program Committee

Sergey Balandin, FRUCT, Finland
Michel Banatre, IRISA, France
Mohamed Baqer, University of Bahrain, Bahrain
Sergei Bogomolov, LGERP R&D Lab, Russia
Gianpaolo Cugola, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Alexey Dudkov, NRPL Group, Finland
Kim Geun-Hyung, Dong Eui University, R. Korea
Didem Gozupek, Bogazici University, Turkey
Victor Govindaswamy, Texas A&M University, USA
Prem Jayaraman, Monash University, Australia
Jukka Honkola, Innorange Oy, Finland
Dimitri Konstantas, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Alexey Kashevnik, SPIIRAS, Russia
Dmitry Korzun, Petrozavodsk State University, Russia
Kirill Krinkin, Academic University of Russian Academy of Science, Russia
Juha Laurila, Nokia Research Center, Switzerland
Pedro Merino, University of Malaga, Spain
Ilya Paramonov, Yaroslavl State University, Russia
Luca Roffia, University of Bologna, Italy
Bilhanan Silverajan, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Markus Taumberger, VTT, Finland