FICC 2020 Call for Papers

About the Conference

Information and Communication is playing an increasing role in society and within our lives. Recognizing this, FICC 2020 aims to provide a forum for researchers from both academia and industry to share their latest research contributions, future vision in the field and potential impact across industries.

Join us, 5-6 March, to explore discovery, progress, and achievements related to Communication, Data Science, Computing and Internet of Things. Click here for conference topics.

The conference will provide its attendees an uncommon opportunity to expand their network beyond their immediate professional environment. It is a unique chance to work with other accomplished individuals from diverse areas towards the common goal of shaping the future of the communication, computing and society.

FICC 2019 edition was held succesfully in San Francisco (14-15 March 2019).

Authors are kindly invited to submit their papers/ posters/ demo proposals as per the schedule below,

Regular Submission

  • Paper Submission Due : 1 July 2019
  • Acceptance Notification : 15 August 2019
  • Author Registration : 1 September 2019
  • Camera Ready Submission : 15 September 2019
  • Conference Dates : 5-6 March 2020

Submission Guidelines

Papers are accepted either through the online submission tool or email at [email protected]. For those unable to use the Online System and are emailing, please include a cover letter with author details, university or country information, and any other author related data.

  • .docx/.pdf/Latex PDF file formats are accepted
  • Do not include author details, university or country information in the manuscript. This is a double blind peer review process. Author information should be supplied using the manuscript submission form online or in the cover letter for email submissions.
  • Please ensure all articles are proofread and checked for accuracy prior to submission. Changes cannot be made during the review process. If accepted, minor revisions may be made prior to final submission.

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Formatting Guidelines

  • Papers must be in English and not more than 20 pages in length.
  • Paper content must be original and relevant to one of the many conference topics.
  • Authors are required to ensure accuracy of quotations, citations, diagrams, maps, and tables.
  • Figures and tables need to be placed where they are to appear in the text and must be clear and easy to view.
  • Papers must follow format according to the downloadable template

Review Process

The review process will be double-blind. Therefore, please anonymize your submission. This means that all submissions must contain no information identifying the author(s) or their organization(s): Do not put the author(s) names or affiliation(s) at the start of the paper, anonymize citations to and mentions of your own prior work that are directly related to your present work, and do not include funding or other acknowledgments.

Each paper will be reviewed by at least three regular PC members or two senior PC members. The acceptance decisions will take into account paper novelty, technical depth, elegance, practical or theoretic impact, and presentation.

  • Original: the paper explores a new idea, project or issue; discusses existing research with promise of new insight, discusses new research; or presents new ways of considering existing information
  • Engaging: presentation format will involve the audience in some way, or has high potential to attract conference attendees by addressing needs of the community
  • Significant: the paper raises and discusses issues important to improving the effectiveness and/or sustainability of open education efforts, and its contents can be broadly disseminated and understood
  • Quality: claims are supported by sufficient data; claims draw upon relevant literature; and limitations are described honestly
  • Relevant: the paper addresses one or more of the themes of the conference

Post Conference Publication and Indexing

FICC 2020 proceedings will be published in Springer series "Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing" and submitted for indexing to ISI Proceedings, EI-Compendex, DBLP, SCOPUS, Google Scholar and Springerlink. The publications within "Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing" are primarily proceedings of important conferences, symposia and congresses. They cover significant recent developments in the field, both of a foundational and applicable character.

The proceedings will be distributed to the conference participants before the conference or when they arrive.

Authors of selected outstanding papers will be invited to submit extended versions of their papers for consideration of publication in International Journals.

FICC 2020 Topics

Communication

  • Cellular Networks
  • Sensing and Sensor Networks
  • Geographic information systems
  • Cloud Networking
  • Signal processing
  • Virtualization
  • Machine to Machine (M2M)
  • Cognitive Radio
  • Body Area Networks
  • Satellite and Optical Communication

Data Science

  • Data Mining
  • Big Data
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Decision Trees
  • Deep Learning
  • Machine Learning
  • Semantic Web
  • Web Services and analytics
  • Clustering and classification
  • Fuzzy Logic

Ambient Intelligence

  • Internet of Things
  • Intelligent Agents
  • Smart Grids
  • Smart Cities
  • Agents and Multi-agent Systems
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Affective computing
  • Intelligent transportation
  • Context-aware pervasive systems
  • Emergency and safety systems

Networking

  • Mobile Adhoc Networks
  • Open Spectrum Solutions
  • Software defined networking
  • Network mobility management
  • Routing Protocols
  • Antennas and propagation
  • MIMO advances
  • Game Theory
  • QoS and Scheduling
  • Vehicular Networks

Computing

  • Cloud Computing
  • Quantum Computing
  • Grid Computing
  • High Performance Computing
  • Parallel Computing
  • Distributed Computing
  • Human-centric Computing
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Bioinformatics and Bio-Inspired Computing
  • Social Computing

Security and Privacy

  • Mobile and wireless security
  • Biometric security
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Database security
  • Cryptography
  • Access control
  • Denial of service protection
  • Information hiding
  • Monitoring and surveillance
  • Privacy and data protection