Authors are invited to submit full papers presenting new
research related to the theory or practice of mobile computing or
wireless and mobile networking. All submissions must describe
original research, not published or currently under review for another
conference or journal.
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Architectures, protocols, and algorithms to cope with
mobility, limited bandwidth, limited power and/or intermittent connectivity
- Applications and services for mobile users
- Fundamental aspects of mobile computing and wireless networking
- Integration and interworking of wired and wireless networks
- Location-dependent applications and protocols
- Modeling, measurement and simulation aspects of mobile networks
- Mobile ad hoc and sensor networks
- Operating system and middleware support for mobile computing and networking
- Performance of mobile and wireless networks and systems
- Security, privacy, and fault-tolerance of mobile/wireless systems
- Wireless access technologies for mobile nodes (e.g., multi-radio and mesh systems, personal area networks)
- Implementations and experimental mobile systems
The program committee will referee all papers, and accepted papers
will be published in the conference proceedings.
"The conference also strongly encourages the submission of short papers
in the field of mobile computing and wireless networking that present
revolutionary new ideas or that challenge existing assumptions prevalent
among the research community. These "Hot Topic papers" should provide
stimulating ideas or visions that may open up exciting avenues and/or
influence the direction of future research. Descriptions of new products
or evolution of existing work are not appropriate topics for papers
in this category. While an exhaustive evaluation of the proposed ideas
is not necessary for Hot Topic papers, insight and in-depth understanding
of the issues is expected. Hot Topic papers will be reviewed by MobiCom
program committee, and accepted papers will be part of the technical
program and published in MobiCom proceedings. They should be submitted
using the same submission procedure adopted for the full papers. The
title of these submissions must start with the words "Hot Topic:" i.e.,
"Hot Topic: Rest of the Title."
All paper submissions will be handled
electronically. Authors should prepare a Portable Document
Format (PDF) version of their full paper. Papers must be no
longer than 12 pages (8 pages for
"Hot Topic" papers), in font size no smaller than 10
points, and must fit properly on US "Letter"-sized paper (8.5 × 11
inches) with reasonable margins. The deadline for registering
the title and the abstract of the paper with our electronic
submission system is March 10, 2006, and the deadline
for submitting the actual paper is March 17, 2006.
All deadlines are 11:59PM PST.
All submitted papers will be judged based on their quality through
double-blind reviewing, where the identities of the authors
are withheld from the reviewers. Authors' names must not
appear in the paper or in the PDF file. Submitted papers (or
substantially similar papers) must not be currently under
review for any other publication. Please direct any questions
about the paper submission process to the Program Co-Chairs
Detailed instructions on how and where to submit your paper
can be found here.
Proposals for tutorials are solicited. Evaluation of tutorial proposals will be
based on the expertise and experience of the instructors, and on the relevance
of the subject matter. Potential instructors are requested to submit a
tutorial proposal of at most 5 pages, including a biographical sketch,
to the Tutorial Co-Chairs.
Panels are solicited that examine innovative, controversial, or otherwise provocative
issues of interest. Proposals should not exceed 3 pages, including
biographical sketches of the panelists. Potential panel organizers should
contact the Panel Co-Chairs.
|| Research Demos and Exhibits
Proposals for research demos are solicited. Proposals should not exceed 3 pages
and should include a description of the demo and equipment to be used.
Send proposals to the Research Demo Chair.
Student posters are solicited that present recent and on-going research by students
on mobile computing and mobile wireless networking. The poster submissions
should include a 2-page description of the student's research. Accepted
posters will be put on the conference web page; however, they will not
be printed in the conference proceedings. Please send submissions to the
Student Poster Chairs.
|| ACM Student Research Competition
MobiCom 2006 will host the ACM Student Research Competition (SRC). Students
submitting to the MobiCom 2006 Poster Program can opt to have their
posters considered also by the SRC committee. Selected competitors will
receive up to $500 USD for their conference travel, depending on
need, and will earn a chance to compete in the SRC Grand Finals. The winners
will be recognized at the Annual ACM Awards Banquet. Competitors should
be prepared to attend the poster session and, if selected for further
competition, give a short talk about their research projects. Winners
will be announced at the conference. The Student Research Competition
is open to graduate and undergraduate students whose submissions are accepted
by the SRC committee. To be considered, complete a submission to the Student
Poster Program and indicate that you would like to participate in the
SRC. Current ACM student membership and student status as of the submission
deadline are required for the lead student.
Papers with a student as a primary author
will be considered for the Best Student Paper award, with an award
of $1000 USD. Students must indicate with their submission that they
would like to be considered for this award.
|Abstracts submission due:
||March 10, 2006
|Paper submissions due:||March 17, 2006
|Notification of acceptance:||June 16, 2006
|Camera-ready version due:||July 17, 2006
Please contact the General Chair or Program Co-Chairs
for more information. For information on ACM SIGMOBILE and
the MobiCom series of conferences, see http://www.sigmobile.org/
or contact mobicom_infoacm.org.
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