Organizing Committee

Honorary Chairs
Seok-Woo Nam, KIPS President / Comtec Systems Co. Ltd., Korea

Steering Committee
James J. Park, SeoulTech, Korea (Leading Chair)
Doo-Soon Park, Soonchunhyang University, Korea (Co-Chair)
Young-Sik Jeong, Dongguk University, Korea (Co-Chair)
Hsiao-Hsi Wang, Providence University, Taiwan
Laurence T. Yang, St.Francis Xavier University, Canada
Hai Jin, Huangzhong University of Science and Technology, China
Chan-Hyun Youn, KAIST, Korea
Jianhua Ma, Hosei University, Japan
Mingyi Guo, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Weijia Jia, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

General Chairs
Yi Pan, Georgia State University, USA
Sanghoon Kim, Hankyong National University, Korea
Luis Javier Garcia Villalba, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Program Chairs
Muhammad Khurram Khan, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Neil Y. Yen, The University of Aizu, Japan
Yunsick Sung, Dongguk University, Korea

International Advisory Committee
Witold Pedrycz , University of Alberta, Canada
Seok Cheon Park, Gachon University, Korea
C.S. Raghavendra, University of Southern California, USA
Im-Yeong Lee, SoonChunHyang University, Korea
HeonChang Yu, Korea University, Korea
Hai Jin, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Nammee Moon, Hoseo University, Korea
Byeong-Seok Shin, Inha, Korea
Dong-Ho Kim, Soongsil, Korea
Shu-Ching Chen, Florida International University, USA
Keun Ho Ryu, Chungbuk National University, Korea
JaeKwang Lee, Hannam University, Korea
Victor Leung, University of British Columbia, Canada
Yoo-jae Won, Chungnam National University, Korea
Yang Xiao, University of Alabama, USA

Publicity Chairs
Byoungwook Kim, Dongguk University, Korea
Jin Wang, Yangzhou University, China
Deok Gyu Lee, Seowon University, Korea
Hyun-Woo Kim, Dongguk University, Korea
Seokhong Min, MINDATA Ltd., Korea
Joon-Min Gil, Catholic University of Daegu, Korea
Sung Chul Yu, LG Hitachi Co. Ltd., Korea
Yu-Wei Chan, Providence University, Taiwan
Jaehwa Chung, Korea National Open University, Korea
Jinho Park, Soongsil University, Korea
Hang-Bae Chang, Chung-Ang University, Korea


We are inviting new and unpublished papers on, but not limited to, the following topics:

Track 1. Ubiquitous Communication and Networking
  • Ubiquitous wired and wireless networks
  • Ad-hoc networking
  • Intelligent sensor network/RFID
  • Ubiquitous/pervasive platform and middleware
  • Automated, adapted and situated service
  • Open service architecture
  • Intelligent web service
  • Mobile and ubiquitous multicasting
  • Next-generation Internet & IPv6
  • Mobile network (NGN/BcN)
  • Wireless communication technology
  • Optical networks
  • Home networks
  • Future Internet
Track 2. Ubiquitous Software Technology
  • Context-aware acquisition and representation
  • Context-aware media processing
  • Context database/management
  • Context framework and middleware
  • Context analysis and utilization
  • Context/Location-aware application
  • Energy-aware system
  • Resource-aware computation
  • Self-aware computers and systems
Track 3. Ubiquitous Systems and Applications
  • Distributed ubiquitous middleware
  • Ubiquitous intelligent applications
  • Ubiquitous intelligent systems
  • Intelligence grid platform and service
  • U-Health care system
  • Smart appliances and wearable devices
  • Haptic interfaces and interactions
  • Design principles for multimodal systems
  • Auditory and haptic displays
  • Multimodal gaming and entertainment
  • Novel systems and interactions using other modalities (e.g. taste, smell)
  • Computer imaging and graphics
  • Ubiquitous learning
Track 4. Ubiquitous Security, Privacy and Trust
  • Information security and cryptography
  • Security services/mechanisms/protocols in network/system levels
  • Access control in network/system levels
  • Identity, privacy, and trust issues in ubiquitous society
  • Risk estimation and management
  • Formal verification for security services & mechanisms/protocols
  • Performance analysis for security services & mechanisms/protocols
Track 5. IT Convergence Services

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Important date

Paper Submission Due: Aug. 30, 2018 (Final Extension!!!)
Author Notification: Sep. 6, 2018
Registration Due: Sep. 14, 2018
Camera Ready Due: Sep. 21, 2018
Conference Dates: Dec. 17-19, 2018