7th International Conference on Body Area Networks

September 24–26, 2012 | Oslo, Norway

Call for demos and posters (1 page abstract): May 1, 2012

Proposed topics The conference invites original technical papers that were not previously published and are not currently under review for publication elsewhere. Topics include, but are not limited to:

1. Wearable Computing:

Ambient intelligence

User interface

Context-awareness

Augmented reality

Pattern recognition

Mobile and unobstrusive computing

2. Embedded Medical Devices:

Wearable system design issues

Integrating BodyNets into the healthcare system

High-Confidence Medical Devices

Medical Device Plug-and-Play

Assistive technologies for independent aging

Interactive Arts

3. Privacy and Security:

Lightweight security solutions for BodyNets

Privacy issues of BodyNets

Authentication and Trustworthiness

Attacks and Countermeasures

4. System and Application:

System design and modeling

Emerging self-powered BodyNets

Pervasive health care and patient monitoring

Entertainment (gaming) and lifestyle applications

Novel closed-loop applications of BodyNets

Case studies and system deployment

New medical diagnostics and treatments

Ambient assisted living

Smart transportations

Smart homes

Virtual hospitals

5. Networking and Communication:

Communication techniques and protocols for BodyNets

Networking and security issues for BodyNets

Advanced propagation and channel model for BodyNets

Novel wireless communication technologies

In-body, on-body, and around body networks

Scalable, flexible network architectures & deployments

Advanced propagation and channel model for BodyNets

Fault-tolerance and reliability of BodyNets

Cognitive networks for medical bands

Bio cloud communication and computing

6. Nano Communication Networks and Systems:

THz communication systems

Molecular communications

Channel modeling

Nano devices