The 5th IEEE/ACM International Conference on
June 8 - 10, 2009,
Marina Del Rey, USA

Submission Deadline: 11:59PM EST Feb 2, 2009 [extended]
Notification: March 24, 2009
Camera Ready: April 2, 2009 [extended]


Distributed sensor systems have become a highly active research area due to their potential for providing diverse new capabilities. Such systems allow intelligent dense monitoring of physical environments. The focus of this conference is on distributed computing issues in large-scale networked sensor systems (including algorithms, applications, systematic design techniques and tools, and in-network signal and information processing).

Authors are invited to submit original unpublished manuscripts that demonstrate current research on computational aspects of distributed sensor systems. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Computation and programming models
  • Energy models, minimization, awareness
  • Distributed collaborative information processing
  • Detection and tracking
  • Theoretical performance analysis: complexity, correctness, scalability
  • Abstractions for modular design
  • Fault tolerance and security
  • Languages, operating systems
  • Task allocation, reprogramming and reconfiguration
  • Dynamic resource management
  • Scalable, heterogeneous architectures (node and system-level)
  • Middleware interfaces, communication and processing primitives
  • Design, simulation and optimization tools for deployment and operation
  • Design automation and application synthesis techniques
  • closed-loop control for sensing and actuation
  • Case studies: lessons from real world deployments
  • Network coding and compression
Detailed submission guidelines coming soon.

Organization Committee:
General Co-Chairs
Viktor K. Prasanna, Univ. of Southern California, USA
Jie Wu, Florida Atlantic University, USA

Vice General Chair
Ivan Stojmenovic, Univ. of Ottawa, Canada

Program Chair
Bhaskar Krishnamachari, Univ. of Southern California, USA

Program Vice-Chairs
Subhash Suri (Algorithms and Performance Analysis), Univ. of California at Santa Barbara, USA
Wendi Heinzelman (Systems and Applications), Univ. of Rochester, USA
Urbashi Mitra (Signal Processing and Information Theory), Univ. of Southern California, USA

Program Committee (Algorithms and Performance Analysis)
  • Pankaj Agarwal, Duke University, USA
  • Jim Aspnes, Yale University, USA
  • Jit Bose, Carleton University, Canada
  • Chiranjeeb Buragohain, Amazon, USA
  • Carla Chiasserini, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • Sandor Fekete, Braunschweig, Germany
  • Jie Gao, Stony Brook, USA
  • Martin Haenggi, University of Notre Dame, USA
  • Ravi Kannan, Microsoft, India
  • Samir Khuller, University of Maryland, USA
  • Steve LaValle, UIUC, USA
  • Mingyan Liu, University of Michigan, USA
  • Paolo Santi, University of Pisa, Italy
  • Sanjay Shakkottai, University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Peter Widmayer, ETH, Switzerland
  • Michele Zorzi, University of Padova, Italy
  • Gil Zussman, Columbia University, USA

Program Committee (Applications and Systems)
  • Tarek Abdelzaher, UIUC, USA
  • Nael Abu-Ghazelah, Binghamton University, USA
  • Stefano Basagni, Northwestern University, USA
  • Nirupama Bulusu, Portland State University, USA
  • Tracy Camp, Colorado School of Mines, USA
  • Andrew Campbell, Dartmouth College, USA
  • Mihaela Cardei, Floria Atlantic University, USA
  • Eylem Ekici, Ohio State University, USA
  • Salil Kanhere, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Holger Karl, University of Paderborn, Germany
  • Dilip Krishnaswamy, Qualcomm, USA
  • Cecilia Mascolo, Cambridge University, England
  • Chiara Petrioli, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
  • Joe Polastre, Sentilla, USA
  • Andreas Savvides, Yale University, USA
  • Curt Schurgers, UCSD, USA
  • Rajeev Shorey, GM Research, India
  • Krishna Sivalingam, UMBC, USA
  • Violet Syrotiuk, Arizona State University, USA
  • Sameer Tilak, San Diego Supercomputer, UCSD, USA
  • Cedric Westphal, DoCoMo Labs, USA
  • Ying Zhang, Xerox PARC, USA

Program Committee (Signal Processing and Information Theory)
  • Jean Francois Chamberland, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Alex Dimakis, California Institute of Technology, USA
  • Stark Draper, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
  • Emre Ertin, Ohio State University, USA
  • John Fisher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Massimo Franchescetti, Univ. of California, San Diego, USA
  • Michael Gastpar, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Dennis Goeckel, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
  • Prakash Ishwar, Boston University, USA
  • Tom Luo, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Ivana Maric, Stanford University, USA
  • Rob Nowak, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
  • Antonio Ortega, University of Southern California, USA
  • Ashu Sabharwal, Rice University, USA
  • Anna Scaglione, University of California, Davis, USA
  • Aaron Wagner, Cornell University, USA
  • Qing Zhao, University of California, Davis, USA

Sponsored by:
IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Parallel Processing (TCPP)
IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Distributed Processing (TCDP)
Held in co-operation with ACM SIGARCH, ACM SIGBED,
European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS) and IFIP WG 10.3.


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