Smart and Secure Network Systems (SSNS)

This track addresses smart systems and security aspects of all computing domains including information and networks. Topics include, but not limited to the following:

  • Secure Network Systems
    • Cyber security
    • Trustworthy computing
    • Information systems security and security management
    • Anonymous communication, metrics and performance
    • Privacy and privacy-enhancing technologies
    • Formal trust models, security modeling, and design of secure protocols
    • Attack, detection and prevention
    • Authentication protocols and key management
    • Availability and survivability of secure services and systems
    • Biometric security: technologies, risks, vulnerabilities, bio-cryptography, mobile template protection
    • Malware detection and damage recovery
    • Operating systems and application security
    • Physical security and hardware/software security
    • Security in virtual machine environments
    • Security tools for communication and information systems
    • Computer and network forensics
    • Internet, mobile, and wireless networks security and privacy
    • Cryptography for passive computing in sensor network
    • Cloud, data center and distributed systems security
    • Cryptography for network security
    • Firewall technologies
    • Security for next-generation networks
  • Embedded Systems
    • Embedded Multicore/Many-core Interconnection Networks
    • Embedded Multicore/Many-core Testing
    • Embedded Architecture
    • Methodologies and tools for design-space exploration
    • Power-aware design and computing
    • Testing, debugging, profiling and performance analysis  
    • Middleware and virtual machines in Embedded Systems
    • Multithreading in Embedded Systems design and development
    • Multimedia management in Embedded Systems
    • OS & RTOS for Embedded Systems, Safety-critical Embedded Systems
    • Compilation strategies, code transformation and parallelization for Embedded Systems 
  • Robotic Systems
    • Robot localization, mapping and navigation
    • Multi-robot systems
    • Micro and nano robotics
    • Social and service robotics
    • Artificial perception and computer vision
    • Evolutionary robotics and swarm robotics
    • Self-adaptation and learning
  • Web Technologies
    • Collaboration on the Web: Wikis, Social Software, and Web 2.0
    • Emerging Web Technologies
    • Hypertext, hypermedia, markup languages, and XML-related technologies
    • Performance, Scalability and Quality of Service on the Web
    • Web Metrics, Monitoring and Analysis
    • Semantic-enhanced Web applications
    • Semantic Technologies and Platforms
    • Web Browsers and Web Interfaces
    • Web Accessibility
    • Web Engineering
    • Mobile Web and Cross-device Content Delivery
    • Web Searching
    • Semantic Web and Ontology
  • Cloud Services
    • Service composition, workflows, coordination and cooperation
    • Service publishing and discovery
    • Service search engine and recommendation
    • Service orchestration
    • Quality-of-Service Management
    • Service evaluation and prediction
    • Service level agreements
    • Federated services
    • Intelligent and adaptive systems

For information about the submission details and instructions please visit the submission page here.