Tracks and Topics

The EUC-2015 conference will provide a forum for engineers and scientists in academia, industry, and government to address all challenges including technical, safety, social, and legal issues related to embedded and ubiquitous computing and to present and discuss their ideas, results, work-in-progress and experience on all aspects of embedded and ubiquitous computing. Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to:

Hardware architectures and design tools

  • Architectures for low-power wireless communication
  • Reconfigurable architectures (e.g., FPGAs, CGRAs)
  • Hardware accelerators
  • System-level, high-level, and RTL/Logic synthesis
  • Hardware/software co-design, partitioning, and interaction
  • Efficient hardware implementation for ubiquitous algorithms/computing
  • Application-specific processors and systems for ubiquitous computing
  • Prototyping and simulation of ubiquitous and embedded applications
  • Hardware support for collaborative ubiquitous applications
  • System/Network-on-Chip
  • Simulation and validation of mixed Hardware/Software systems

Software for embedded and ubiquitous computing

  • Prototyping and simulation of ubiquitous and embedded applications
  • Operating systems services for embedded systems.
  • Programming paradigms, languages, aspects of modeling and specification
  • Software architectures and design methodologies, including compilers, memory management, virtual machines, scheduling, operating systems, middleware, and code generation
  • Modeling, analysis, and optimization of non-functional and performance aspects such as timing, memory usage, energy, QoS, and reliability
  • Scheduling, execution time analysis, timing aspects, and real-time support
  • Formal methods and verification
  • Model based design of heterogeneous systems

Cyber-physical systems

  • Smart sensing and sensor networks
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Body area networks
  • Distributed sensing and sensor fusion
  • Wireless Communication & Networks
  • Network Protocols

Power/energy-aware and green embedded and ubiquitous computing

  • Power- and Thermal-Aware Design
  • Operating systems services for power/energy savings
  • Programming paradigms and languages aware of power/energy
  • Software architectures and design methodologies, including compilers, for power/energy savings
  • Algorithms for power/energy savings
  • Case studies
  • Middleware and virtual machines aware of power/energy

Adaptive and context-aware computing

  • Self-awareness
  • Self-Adaptive and Self-Healing Systems
  • Runtime adaptability
  • Reconfiguration management techniques
  • Adaptivity provided by reconfigurable hardware
  • Programming models and languages for context-aware computing
  • Compilers for adaptivity and for context-aware computing

Mobile systems and social media

  • Smart mobile systems
  • Mobile and social media applications
  • Wearable computing
  • Big data analytics
  • Multimedia and Data Management
  • Pervasive Computing and Communications

Security, safety and reliability/dependability

  • Operating systems security
  • Human-computer interaction security and privacy
  • Malicious software analysis and detection
  • Detection, analysis, and prevention of distributed attacks
  • Anti-fraud techniques; security of mobile devices
  • Integrating security in Internet protocols: routing, naming, network management
  • Security for emerging technologies: sensor/wireless/mobile/personal
  • Security for future home networks, internet of things, body-area networks
  • Security for large-scale systems and critical infrastructures (electronic voting, smart grid)
  • Security of Web-based applications and services
  • Fault-tolerant systems: Reconfigurable systems, application- and domain-specific systems, Systems-on-Chip, Networks-on-Chip, and memory subsystems
  • Fault-tolerant runtime system management and variability or aging aware monitoring
  • Fault-tolerant, variability or aging aware design
  • Modeling and characterization of defects, faults and degradation mechanisms
  • Test and diagnosis techniques

Parallel and distributed systems

  • Distributed computing on embedded devices
  • Programming paradigms
  • Languages and compilers
  • Middleware and virtual machines
  • Agents and Distributed Computing
  • Middleware and Peer-to-Peer Computing
  • Offloading computations

Applications for embedded and ubiquitous computing

  • Real-time and critical applications for embedded systems
  • Information systems and data management for embedded systems
  • Multimedia and consumer electronics applications
  • Transportation application: automotive, avionics, etc.
  • Novel applications for Reconfigurable Computing
  • Cloud Computing for mobile systems
  • Intelligent sensors
  • Pervasive systems

PhD Forum

  • In all the subtopics considered in the other tracks
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