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What is the Latest in Global Wireless Communications?

Exchange information on advances in mobile communications and wireless networking technology, management, policy, applications, and security in Phoenix, Arizona, USA with leaders and experts from industry, governmental agencies, and universities around the world at the 17th annual Wireless Telecommunications Symposium.

WTS 2018 will focus on Global Wireless Communications: Theory and Practice. Planned highlights of WTS 2018 include:

  • Addresses and presentations by some of the most respected executives and researchers in the wireless communications industry
  • Panel discussions
  • Tutorials and workshops
  • Presentations of accepted academic and practitioner research papers; a poster paper session; a doctoral students session
  • Off-site social events and tours

Schedule

2017-10-21 星期六

全天

2017-10-22 星期日

2017-10-23 星期一

2017-10-24 星期二

2017-10-25 星期三

Call for paper

Description

Technical Co-Sponsor: IEEE Communications Society
We invite the submission of applied research papers to the 17th Annual Wireless Telecommunications Symposium, WTS 2018, which will be held April 18-20, 2018 in Phoenix (Chandler), Arizona, USA. For further information, visit www.cpp.edu/wtsi.
The Wireless Telecommunications Symposium brings together industry professionals and academics from companies, governmental agencies, and universities around the world to exchange information on advances in mobile communications and wireless networking technology, business, policy, applications and security. Past WTS participants have included Dr. Vinton Cerf, Dr. Robert Kahn, and Dr. Leonard Kleinrock, Internet pioneers; Martin Cooper, “Father of the Cell Phone”; Dr. Irwin Jacobs, Co-Founder and Former CEO of QUALCOMM; and Mike Lazaridis, Founder and former Vice-Chairman, Blackberry.
The theme for WTS 2018 will be "Global Wireless Communications: Theory and Practice”. Planned highlights of WTS 2018 include executive presentations and keynote addresses; presentations of accepted academic and practitioner research papers; panel discussions; tutorials and workshops; a poster paper session; and a doctoral students’ session. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases. The proceedings also will be distributed at the Symposium via a CD. Awards will be given for the most outstanding paper presented and best graduate and undergraduate student papers presented. Some selected high-quality papers from WTS 2018 will be considered for publication in the international journal Annals of Telecommunications published by Springer, pending their successful extension and an expedited review process. Topic areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

WLANs, WPANs, and Femtocells
4G, 5G and Beyond Wireless Networks & Systems
Wireless and New Media
Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
Spectrum Management and Policy
Wireless M2M and Home Networks
Wireless Telecommunications Management
GPS and Indoor Geolocation Systems
Autonomous Transportation
Big Data Analytics in Telecommunications
Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) Network
Mobile and Cloud Digital Forensics
Mobile Cybersecurity and Phishing

Author guidelines

Paper Submission Process

To submit papers, visit http://edas.info/index.php and submit a paper for the conference labeled WTS 2018 (you will need to create a new account, if you do not have one already). Submitted papers should not exceed 5000 words, including an abstract (less than 200 words) and must be at least 3 pages in length. In order to ensure the integrity of the double blind review process, authors' names and affiliations must not be listed on papers submitted for initial review.

All manuscripts should follow IEEE Author Guidelines for 8.5" x 11" manuscripts as listed at:http://www.ieee.org/web/publications/pubservices/confpub/AuthorTools/conferenceTemplates.html.

Poster papers are one page in length. Please use the Poster Paper Template to format your poster paper submission. Contact Dr. Zory Marantz at zory@ieee.org and Dr. Giti Javidi at javidi@sar.usf.edu for additional submission details.

Review Process

WTS uses a double blind review process. Criteria for paper evaluation include relevance for the conference, importance of the topic, soundness/quality of analysis and evidence, organization, contribution to theory and practice, and overall quality of the paper.

Publication Process

At least one listed author of the final paper must register for and attend WTS 2018 to present the paper, have it listed on the WTS 2018 website, and published in the conference proceedings. One registration is valid for up to two papers.

Submission instructions for final papers will be in the acceptance letter to the authors.

Some selected high quality papers from WTS 2018 will be considered for publication in the Annals of Telecommunications, Springer publisher, pending their successful extension and an expedited review process.

Committee

  • Steven Powell, WTS General Chair
  • Cal Poly Pomona
  • srpowell@cpp.edu
  • Office Phone: 1-909-869-3831
  • Office Fax: 1-909-869-3248
  • Thomas Ketseoglou, WTS Assistant Chair
  • Cal Poly Pomona
  • tketseoglou@cpp.edu
  • Office Phone: 1-909-869-3977
  • Office Fax: 1-909-869-4687

WTS Program Committee

  • J.P. Shim, WTS Program Committee Chair
  • Georgia State University
  • jpshim@gsu.edu


Roger Achkar, American University of Science & Technology, Beirut 
Ender Ayanoglu, UC Irvine 
Michael Bartolacci, Penn State 
Balazs Benyo, Budapest Univ. of Tech. & Econ. Gregory Carlton, Cal Poly Pomona 
Wei Cheng, GWU 
Francois Cosquer, Nokia 
Vassiliki Cossiavelou, Aegean University 
Homero Toral Cruz, University of Quintana Roo 
Vivek Deshpande, MIT, India 
Peter Farkas, Slovak University of Technology 
Ivan Guardiola, Missouri Univ. of Science & Tech. 
Ruth Guthrie, Cal Poly Pomona 
Roger Pierre Fabris Hoefel, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul 
Jan Holub, Czech Technical University 
Giti Javidi, University of South Florida 
Drew Hwang, Cal Poly Pomona 
Benjamin Kok Khoo, NYIT 
Abdullah Konak, Penn State University 
Cees Lanting, Centre Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique SA 
Kin Leung, Imperial College of London 
Zhongyuan Li, Verizon Wireless 
Izabella Lokshina, SUNY Oneonta 
Zory Marantz, New York City College of Technology


Timothy Matis, Texas Tech University 
James McGee, NUWC 
Albena Mihovska, Aarhus University 
Seshadri Mohan, UALR 
Mohamed Moustafa, Arab Information Union 
Peter Mueller, IBM Research 
Mullaguru Naidu, Qualcomm 
Carlos Navarrete, Cal Poly Pomona 
Willie Ofosu, Penn State 
Eli Olinick, SMU 
Ye Ouyang, Verizon Wireless 
Katia Passerini, NJIT 
Milica Pejanovic-Djurisic, University of Montenegro 
Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, City University London 
Gee Rittenhouse, Cisco 
Salam Salloum, Cal Poly Pomona 
Ravi Sankar, University of South Florida 
Ehsan Sheybani, University of South Florida 
Robert Stewart, Athlone Institute of Technology 
Yan Sun, Queen Mary University of London 
Rob van den Dam, IBM 
Upkar Varshney, Georgia State University 
William Webb, Weightless SIG 
Stephen Weinstein, Columbia University 
Roger Whitaker, University of Cardiff 
Qing-An Zeng, North Carolina A&T State University 

Administration and Operations

  • Kathleen Pettengill, Administrative Coordinator, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Carlos Navarrete, Co-Sponsorships, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Kevin Davis, Information Technology, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Drew Hwang, Web Programming, Cal Poly Pomona

WTS 2018 Committee Chairs:

Dr. Steven Powell, General Chair, Cal Poly Pomona, USA
Dr. Thomas Ketseoglou, Assistant Chair, Cal Poly Pomona, USA 
Dr. J.P. Shim, Program Chair, Georgia State University, USA 

WTS 2018 Technical Program Committee Chairs:

Dr. Zory Marantz, New York City College of Technology
Dr. Giti Javidi, University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee 

WTS 2018 Technical Program Committee Members & Reviewers:

Hadi Alasti, IPFW Michael Bartolacci, Penn State University - Berks
Balázs Benyó, Budapest University of Technology and Economics 
Amal Bourmada, University of Batna 2 
Maria Calle, Universidad del Norte 
Gregory Carlton, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 
Yuanfang Chen, Guangdong University of Petrochemical Technology 
Edward Chlebus, Illinois Institute of Technology 
Vassiliki Cossiavelou, Aegean University, Youth and Media Lab 
Richard Demo Souza, Federal University of Santa Catarina 
Vivek Deshpande, University of Poona 
Ahmed Eltawil, University of California, Irvine 
Jingcheng Gao, The University of Alabama 
Guan Gui, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications 
Mesut Günes, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg 
Roger Hoefel, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul 
Jan Holub, Czech Technical University in Prague 
Drew Hwang, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 
Deepika K, R. V. College of Engineering, Bengaluru 
Salim Kahveci, Karadeniz Technical University 
Thomas Ketseoglou, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 
Ohara Kerusauskas Rayel, Federal University of Technology - Parana 
Benjamin Khoo, New York Institute of Technology 
Natalia Kryvinska, School of Business, Economics and Statistics, University of Vienna 
Xiang Lian, Kent State University 
Izabella Lokshina, SUNY Oneonta 
James McGee, University of Rhode Island 
Natarajan Meghanathan, Jackson State University 
Mahmoud Meribout, Petroleum Institute 
Albena Mihovska, Aarhus University 
Nirode Mohanty, Indus Systems 
Carlos Navarrete, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 
Talmai Oliveira, Phillips Lighting Research North America 
Ye Ouyang, Verizon Wireless 
Milica Pejanovic-Djurisic, University of Montenegro 
Miao Peng, Humax USA 
Steven Powell, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona 
Sain Saginbekov, Nazarbayev University 
Biswapratapsingh Sahoo, National Taiwan University 
Salam Salloum, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 
Yannick Saouter, Telecom-Bretagne 
Yilun Shang, Singapore University of Technology and Design 
Ehsan Sheybani, University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee 
JP Shim, Georgia State University 
Jacqueline Stewart, Athlone Institute of Technology 
Yan Sun, Queen Mary University of London 
Hengky Susanto , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 
Chui Kwok Tai, City University of Hong Kong 
Homero Toral-Cruz, University of Quintana Roo 
Jin-Yuan Wang, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications 
Nan Wang, California State University at Fresno 
Yun Wang, Bradley University 
Zhaohui Wang, Michigan Technological University 
Julian Webber, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International 
Wei Wei, Xi'an University of Technology 
Hatem Yousry, American University in Cairo 
Qing-An Zeng, North Carolina State A&T University 
Lidong Zhu, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China 

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Important dates

  • Conference Dates

    18 Apr.

    2019

    TO

    20 Apr.

    2019

  • 19 Jan.

    2018

    Draft paper submission deadline

  • 04 Feb.

    2018

    Draft paper acceptance notification

Contact information

  • Dr. Zory Marantz
  • zmarantz@citytech.cuny.edu
  • Dr. Giti Javidi
  • javidi@sar.usf.edu