Call for Special Track Papers

In addition to the regular main track that covers general/mainstream topics, BodyNets 2018 features several special tracks that focus on specific, emerging or underrepresented topics. All special track papers will be peer-reviewed with the same criteria and quality standard used in the regular track. All accepted special track papers will be included as conference papers in the proceedings.

Special Track 1: Cloud-Assisted Body Area Networks (CABAN)

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Organized by Raffaele Gravina, University of Calabria, Italy and Andrea Mannini, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy.


Special Track 2: Antenna/Propagation and WiBEC project (APWiBEC)

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Organized by Qiong Wang and Dirk Plettemeier, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany.


Special Track 3: Ultra Wide Band for Body Area Networking (UWBAN)

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Organized by Prof. Muzaffer Kanaan, Prof. Jari Iinatti and Dr. Matti Hämäläinen.


Special Track 4: ETSI Smart Body Area Networks (SmartBAN) in the IoT and M2M

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Organized by Dr. John Farserotu


Papers should be submitted through EAI ‘Confy’ system at Confy, and have to comply with the SPRINGER format (see Author’s kit section).

Submission guidelines

  • Papers should be in English.
  • Previously published work may not be submitted, nor may the work be concurrently submitted to any other conference or journal. Such papers will be rejected without review.
  • The paper submissions must follow the SPRINGER formatting guidelines (see Author’s kit section).
  • Read the Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement.