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The First International Workshop on Smart Living with IoT, Cloud, and Edge Computing (SLICE 2018) 
Barcelona, Spain. April 23-26, 2018 

(Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE Spain Section)

Colocated and in conjunction with

The Fifth IEEE International Conference on Software Defined Systems (SDS-2018) and The Third IEEE International Conference on Fog and Mobile Edge Computing (FMEC-2018).

Website: http://faculty.iitr.ac.in/~drpskfec/events/slice/2018/index.html

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Call for Papers
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Smart health, smart cities, smart industries, smart agriculture, smart environment, smart transportation, smart homes, smart education, smart business, smart energy, smart grids, and so on are the components that aid the mankind for smart living. However, they require, typically, design and development of innovative technologies, standards, and protocols apart from their architectures and frameworks. IoT has emerged as an extension to Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) with the low-cost and Internet-enabled solution for connecting and accessible anything from anywhere. In addition, such smartness derived due to the artificial intelligence yields in the production of tremendous amounts of data. The data increases as a baby-boomer requiring efficient tools to analyze and extract suitable inferences for services in order to extend smart living. Cloud, Edge and Big Data acquired enormous attention in the light of massive data storage and analytics. With the large cohorts of gazette shrewdness and hi-tech population, the infrastructure, service delivery becomes expensive and difficult to manage for cities and governments. Automating systems through utilization of IoT, Cloud, Edge, Big Data, and M2M tools and technologies demonstrate great opportunity to reduce operating costs significantly, utilize those savings more effectively, and provide better services to communities for the smarter living. This workshop provides a platform to the researchers to publish their innovative ideas, extensive analysis of their comparative studies, critical review of existing research and position papers in the above areas to meet the smart living requirements. The topics of interest include but are not limited to:

*Platform architectures
*Data analytics
*Privacy-preserving data mining
*Big data integrity and confidentiality
*Data and knowledge as a service
*Security and privacy applications
*Real-time and stream processing techniques and algorithms
*Real-life case studies
*Proactive/predictive and advanced machine learning models
*Simplified and distributed data processing techniques
*Ubiquitous machine learning
*Fog computing
*Smart living data warehouse
*Soft computing techniques
*Optimization
*Resource utilization and Resource Management
*Security and Trust
*Mobile Computing
*Application Development
*Wireless Sensor Networks
*Mobile Data Services
*High Performance Computing

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Important Dates:
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Submission Date: January 6, 2018
Notification to Authors: February 20th, 2018
Camera Ready Submission: March 5th, 2018

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Submissions Guidelines and Proceedings
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Papers must be 6 pages maximum in IEEE format, 10pt font using the IEEE 8.5" x 11" two-column format, single space, A4 format. All papers should be in PDF format and submitted electronically at Paper Submission Link. A full paper must not exceed the stated length (including all figures, tables, and references). The Papers selected for presentation will appear in the FMEC Proceedings, which will be published by the IEEE Computer Society and be submitted to IEEE Xplore for inclusion.

Submitted papers must present original unpublished research that is not currently under review for any other conference or journal. Papers not following these guidelines may be rejected without review. Also, submissions received after the due date, exceeding length limit, or not appropriately structured may also not be considered. Authors may contact the Program Chair for further information or clarification.

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Submission System
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We are pleased to invite you to submit original contributions to SLICE 2018 via the official submission system at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=slice2018. This can include, technical and experimental, theoretical, conceptual, or a survey. All submissions will be peer-reviewed on the basis of relevance, originality, importance, and clarity. 

Papers should be submitted electronically by the deadline to https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=slice2018

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Journal Special Issues
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Selected papers from the SLICE 2018 workshop will be invited to submit an extended version of the paper to the following journals. 

Click Here for More Details on Journals Special Issues 

Some more journals will be included once we get the approvals. 

 
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Organizers
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General Co-Chairs:
* Sateesh Kumar Peddoju, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India 
* Yaser Jararweh, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
* Alberto Huertas Celdran, University of Murcia, Spain 

Technical Program Co-Chairs:
* Sugam Sharma, Iowa State University, Iowa, USA
* M. V. Kartikeyan, IIT Roorkee, India

Publication Co-Chairs:
* Suresh Chandra Satapaty, PVPSIT, India
* Millie Pant, IIT, Roorkee, India 

Publicity Chair:
* Vaskar Raychoudhury, Miami University, USA
* S. C. Sharma, IIT, Roorkee, India

Publicity Co-Chairs
* Vikas Chouhan, IIT Roorkee, India
* Kavitha Kadarla, IIT Roorkee, India 

Web Chair
* Efren Mezura-Montes, University of Veracruz, Mexico
* Manoj Misra, IIT Roorkee, India

Web Co-Chair
* Ajay Chaudhary, IIT Roorkee, India
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