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8th International Conference on Communications and Networking in China

August 14–16, 2013 | Guilin, People's Republic of China

**Call for papers**

**8th International Workshops on Communications and Networking in China (Workshops on ChinaCom2013)**

August 13, 2013, Guilin, China

**Workshops** **Secure Group Communication Workshop;**

                       Lein Harn, University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA  
                       Yining Liu, Guilin University of Electronic Technology, China 
  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Biometric security
  • Cloud computing security
  • Database security
  • Electronic commerce security
  • Information hiding and watermarking
  • Key management and key recovery
  • Privacy protection
  • Risk evaluation and security modeling
  • Secret key and public key cryptography
  • Security issues in Internet of things
  • Security and cryptographic protocols
  • Software security and protection
  • System security
  • Security and privacy in wireless networks
  • Key distribution and management
  • Trusted computing
  • Insider threats
  • Security in pervasive/ubiquitous computing
  • Applied cryptography
  • Security theory and tools

Please find the Calls for Workshops by clicking on the links: Paper Secure Group Communication Workshop

**Green Cognitive Radio Networks Workshop;**

                     Yulong Zou, University of Western Ontario, Canada  
                     Hongbin Chen, Guilin University of Electronic Technology, China 
  • Green cognitive radio network architectures
  • Opportunistic spectrum access
  • Interference management
  • Scheduling algorithms
  • Resource allocation
  • MAC protocols
  • Routing protocols
  • Cross-layer design
  • Cooperative communications
  • Heterogeneous networks
  • Game-theoretic approaches
  • Machine learning techniques
  • Beamforming techniques
  • Energy harvesting techniques
  • Energy-efficient spectrum sensing
  • Energy-efficient spectrum sharing
  • Energy-efficient spectrum mobility
  • Energy consumption metrics and evaluation
  • Energy efficiency and spectral-efficiency tradeoff
  • Testbeds and prototypes

Please find the Calls for Workshops by clicking on the links: Green Cognitive Radio Networks Workshop

**Communications Technologies for Smart Grid Workshop;**

                      Rong Yu, Guangdong University of Technology, China  
                      Yan Zhang, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway  
                      Zhi Sun, State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo,USA 
  • Requirements and challenges for smart grid information systems
  • Architecture and protocol design of smart grid information systems
  • Performance analysis and improvement of smart grid information systems
  • Communications technologies and infrastructure for smart grid
  • Control and monitoring technologies for smart grid
  • Demand response management and dynamic pricing in smart grid
  • Advanced metering infrastructure of smart grid
  • Distributed power and renewable energy system of smart grid
  • Home area energy management for smart grid
  • Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) technologies for smart grid
  • Microgrid technologies and solutions for smart grid
  • Security and privacy protection in smart grid
  • Standards and regulations in smart grid
  • Field tests and practices of smart grid

Please find the Calls for Workshops by clicking on the links: Communications Technologies for Smart Grid Workshop

**Machine-to-Machine Communications and Networking Workshop**

                      Jun Cai, University of Manitoba, Canada  
                      Xiaolong Li, Guilin University of Electronic Technology, China 
  • System architecture and components
  • Radio access technologies and protocols
  • Spectrum and radio resource management for M2M
  • Channel and traffic models
  • Middleware for M2M
  • Interworking protocols and mechanisms
  • Cloud support for M2M applications
  • Device, data and service management for M2M
  • Semantic technologies for M2M
  • Mobility management for M2M
  • Security, trust and privacy of M2M devices and services
  • New M2M applications, services, and business models
  • Field Trials / Test-beds / Regulatory issues
  • Current and upcoming standardization efforts

Please find the Calls for Workshops by clicking on the links: Machine-to-Machine Communications and Networking Workshop