Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN '04)

Sponsorship by IEEE Signal Processing Society and ACM SIGBED
in cooperation with the IEEE Communication Society and ACM Sigmobile with support from NSF and DARPA

Third International Symposium
Berkeley, California, USA
April 26-27, 2004

Call for paper (PDF)

Submission guidelines

Technical papers describing original, previously unpublished research, not currently under review by another conference or journal, are solicited. Topical areas include, but are not limited to:
  • Distributed and collaborative signal processing
  • Network protocols for sensor networks
  • Coding, compression, and information theory
  • Distributed query processing
  • Detection, classification, estimation, and tracking
  • Network coverage, connectivity, and longevity
  • Sensor tasking and control
  • Embedded architectures and tools
  • In-network processing and aggregation
  • Data storage in sensor networks
  • Location and time services
  • Energy and resource management
  • Distributed inference and fusion
  • Programming models and languages
  • Real-time scheduling
  • Security and fault tolerance
  • Simulation tools and environments
  • Networked sensing and control
  • Applications of sensor networks (e.g., automotive, battlefield, biology, construction, disaster recovery, environmental, medical, security)

Key Dates

Paper abstract submission:  October 27, 2003
Full manuscript due:            November 3, 2003 (firm deadline)
Acceptance notification:      February 9, 2004
Camera-ready copy:           February 25, 2004
Conference:                       April 26-27, 2004

Submission Guideline:

All papers will be submitted electronically, in Portable Document Format (PDF) format. 

Submissions must meet the following criteria:

- A paper must be original material that has not been previously published nor is currently under review by another conference or journal.

- Submitted papers should be no longer than 16 pages in LNCS book format. Please follow the author instructions available from LNCS.

- Papers must be submitted electronically in Portable Document Format (PDF) to the EDAS system, as explained in the submission guidelines.

Each paper will be reviewed by the Program Committee. Accepted papers will appear in the Symposium Proceedings. A subset of selected papers will be forwarded to IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications for consideration of fast track publication.



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