Call for Papers

The ICUMT 2017 is an IEEE technically co-sponsored (approved) premier annual international congress providing an open forum for researchers, engineers, network planners and service providers in telecommunications, control systems and robotics targeted on newly emerging systems, standards, services, and applications.

The ICUMT 2017 congress will consist of open call sessions, workshops, industrial panels and exhibitions.

The call for papers can be downloaded as a PDF file as well.


ICUMT 2017 will consist of two tracks, Telecommunications Track (ICUMT-T), and Control Systems, Automation and Robotics Track (ICUMT-CS). Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

Telecommunications track (ICUMT-T)

Next Generation Wireless Systems and Services

  • 3GPP Long-Term Evolution (LTE) and High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA)
  • Femto Cells
  • IMS and IMS-based services
  • Mobility, handoff protocols and management
  • Device-to-device communications

Wireless Access Technologies and related systems and protocols

  • Next generation 802.11 and 802.15 including mesh, PAN, BAN, etc.
  • Ultra-wideband communications (UWB)
  • Underwater communications

Green Communications

  • Energy-efficient networking
  • Energy-efficient circuits, devices and transmission technologies
  • Energy efficiency of data centers and intelligent cloud computing
  • Cross-layer optimizations to minimize energy consumption on a network scale
  • Cognitive, cooperative and reconfigurable networks
  • Protocols and protocol extensions for energy efficient networks
  • Network load balance and smart information storage
  • Remote power management for wireless terminals and access networks
  • Hierarchical and distributed techniques for energy management
  • Harvesting distributed energy generation
  • Smart Grid
  • Information theory on energy efficiency
  • Energy evaluation and comparison of different network technologies
  • Novel network concepts and architectures lowering the overall footprint of ICT
  • Estimation and evaluation of the worldwide footprint of ICT
  • Regulation and standardization
  • Deployment, trial experience, business models and applications

Low-layer Wireless technologies

  • Cognitive Radio Networks and Systems
  • Spectrum sensing and spectrum management
  • Dynamic spectrum access
  • Cooperation and Game-Theoretical Protocols for Cognitive Radios
  • Software defined radio
  • Cross-Layer Protocol Design
  • Regulations and standards
  • Cooperative communications and networking
  • Multi-Carrier Systems & Solutions
  • MIMO and multi-antenna communications
  • Multi-carrier access schemes such as OFDMA, MC-CDMA, DFTS-OFDM, IFDMA, OFDM-IDMA

Information and coding theory

  • Cryptography
  • Coding for noisy channels and erasure channels
  • Source coding and data compression
  • Joint source-channel coding
  • Network coding and coding for multi-terminal systems
  • Cooperation, competition and cognition in wireless networks

Internet of Things

  • Interoperability in IoT
  • Security and privacy issues in IoT
  • Industrial IoT

Digital Broadcasting Technologies and Services

  • System architectures
  • Security in broadcast and multicast communications
  • Internet broadcasting
  • Mobile broadcasting and mobile TV
  • Emerging standards, e.g., DVB-S2, DVB-RCS, DVB-H, DVB-T, MediaFLO services and applications

Pervasive computing and smart environment

  • RFID and Sensor Network Technologies
  • Architecture and platforms
  • Distributed and pervasive services
  • Personal and body networks, wearable computing
  • Semantic analysis
  • Business models
  • Digital Home Network Technologies

Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and vehicular ad hoc networks (VANETs)

  • Vehicle-to-vehicle, vehicle-to-roadside communications
  • Intra-vehicle communications
  • Vehicle-to-Internet communications
  • Mobility and vehicular traffic models
  • Information collection and dissemination
  • Analytical and simulation techniques
  • Experimental systems and field operational testing
  • Safety and non-safety related applications
  • Recent standardization efforts and problems (e.g. 802.11p)
  • Overview of the activities and status of the ongoing projects
  • Deployment strategies and predictions

P2P technologies

  • Advances in theoretical foundations of P2P
  • Security, trust and reputation in P2P
  • Performance analysis of P2P systems, applications and services
  • Quality of experience in P2P systems
  • Mobile P2P
  • P2P for sensors
  • Economic, business models and charging mechanisms in P2P
  • Legal and regulatory issues

Social Networks

  • Computational Aspects of Social Network
  • Applications
  • Network evolution and growth mechanisms
  • Network geography
  • Search in network
  • Security, data protection inside communities
  • Evaluation and benchmarking

e-Commerce, Mobile Commerce, e-Government, e-Learning and e-Health

  • Bio-inspired/Bio-oriented Networks
  • Body-area networks
  • Wireless telemedicine and E-health services

General IP-based wired and wireless networking issues (including routing, e2e QoS, performance evaluation, transport layer optimization etc.)

 Location techniques and location-based services LBS

 Broadband Satellite and HAPS (High Altitude Platform Station) Technologies

 Information Security Technologies

 Web Technologies

 Multimedia & Internet Systems, Services and Standards

 Mobile Internet, Internet Telephony (VoIP, MoIP) and IPTV

 Network Management, Operation and Maintenance

Optical Networking Technologies and Applications

Open Programmable Networks and Active Networks

Communication Network Topology and Planning

User experience and usability studies in ICT

Systems & Software Engineering Aspects

GRID, Distributed Computing Technologies and Services

IT Services Technologies

Control Systems, Automation and Robotics track (ICUMT-CS)

Control Systems

  • Adaptive control
  • Robust control
  • Process control
  • Complex systems
  • Mechatronic systems
  • Co-operative control
  • Identification and estimation
  • Nonlinear systems
  • Intelligent systems
  • Hybrid systems
  • Networked control systems
  • Neural networks
  • Fuzzy systems
  • Genetic algorithms
  • Evolutionary computation and control
  • Precision motion control
  • Control applications
  • Control engineering education

Robotics and Automation

  • Robot design, development and control
  • Human-robots interfaces
  • Mobile robots and autonomous systems
  • Human augmentation and shared control
  • Space and underwater robot
  • Telerobotics and Teleoperation
  • Industrial networks and automation
  • Multi-agent systems
  • Intelligent warehouses
  • Modeling, simulation and architectures
  • Vision, recognition and reconstruction
  • Virtual Reality
  • Control and supervision systems
  • Instrumentation systems
  • Biomedical instrumentation and applications
  • Web-based control
  • Autonomous agents
  • Petri nets

November 15, 2017: We thank to all ICUMT 2017 participants, chairs, reviewers and guests you for your help, cooperation in the review process and participation in the congress and so helping us to make this event successful.

October 30, 2017: The ICUMT 2017 program has been finalized. The current version is available on this link.

October 23, 2017: The ICUMT 2017 program is available on this link.

September 21, 2017: Due to numerous requests, deadline for Final Paper Submission has been extended until September 25, 2017.

September 20, 2017: The ICUMT 2017 offers also practical tutorials. The first confirmed tutorial is RECENT ENERGY EFFICIENT PROTOCOLS FOR WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS given by Dr. Korhan Cengiz.

September 20, 2017: The instructions how to prepare and submit the final manuscript are available in the Author's Area.

September 12, 2017: The ICUMT 2017 registration has been opened. Please use this link to register your paper and proceed with the payment.

September 12, 2017: The review process of the ICUMT 2017 papers (main tracks) is successfully finished. The notifications of paper acceptance/re­jection have been sent to authors via email.

September 4, 2017: There will be a slight delay in announcing the final results caused by reviewing high number of submissions in limited time. We are thankful for your patience.

July 17, 2017: Due to numerous requests, deadline for Regular Paper Submission has been extended until July 24, 2017 (FINAL DEADLINE).

June 29, 2017: The deadline for Regular Paper Submission has been extended until July 17.

June 28, 2017: The list of confirmed workshops collocated with the ICUMT 2017 already includes FOAN 2017 and RABAN 2017 workshops. For more details, check this link.

June 27, 2017: The ICUMT 2017 is registered under the IEEE Conference Record #42318.

May 12, 2017: The technical co-sponsorship by IEEE Region 8 and IEEE Germany Section has been fully approved.

April 28, 2017: ICUMT 2017 websites launched!":

April 13, 2017: ICUMT 2017 will be hosted this time in Munich, Germany on 6–8 November