Call for Papers

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Prospective authors are invited to submit technical papers (4 pages, in PDF format) emphasizing their contributions beyond the state of the art via ICUWB 2008 website at www.icuwb2008.com. Submission of a paper implies that at least one of the authors will have a full registration to the Conference on acceptance of the paper.

All accepted papers will be published by the IEEE in the Conference Proceedings and included in IEEE Xplore.

There will also be an exhibition and a student paper contest in this event. Additionally  workshop (tutorial through expert level) proposals are invited.

Important Dates for Authors:

Proposals for workshop submission: Nov. 01, 2007 -  Jan.  10, 2008
Technical Paper Submission: Dec.  03, 2007 - Feb.  24, 2008
Paper Review: Feb.  12, 2008 - May  11, 2008
Notification of Acceptance: May  11, 2008
Final Manuscript Submission: May  11, 2008 - Jun.  22, 2008

  Paper Submission Deadline Extension: Feb. 24, 2008

Technical Scopes

Topics include (but are not limited to)

Antennas and Propagation

  • UWB antennas and arrays
  • Field trials & measurements
  • Channel measurements & modeling

UWB Communication Systems and Signal Processing

  • Modulation & detection
  • Interference & capacity
  • Synchronization
  • Coding & decoding
  • Ranging, localization and positioning
  • Multiple access schemes
  • MIMO
  • Time reversal

Hardware Architecture and Implementation

  • RF modules, circuits & systems
  • Low power consumption techniques
  • Pulse generation & detection
  • OFDM implementations
  • Integrated circuits designs
  • System architectures

Standardization and Regulatory Issues

  • Spectral management
  • Signal modeling
  • Measurement for type approval
  • Co-existence
  • Emerging wireless standardizations

Applications

  • Wireless personal/body area network
  • Sensing and medical imaging
  • Home networking
  • Radar
  • Wireless USB, Wireless firewire
  • Consumer electronics

UWB Cognitive and Cooperative

  • Radio Networks
  • Radio access protocols and architectures
  • Energy efficient cross-layer design
  • Spectrum sensing and dynamic spectrum sharing

Submission Guidelines

All papers or posters should be written in English up to 4 pages and in PDF-format. All submissions must be accompanied by an abstract of around 150 words. Paper submission is handled by TrackChair at http://icuwb2008.trackchair.com. Only electronical submissions are accepted. For invited paper authors, Please submit your extended abstracts (max 2 pages) under the corresponding invited sessions.

Technical Exhibitions

Technical exhibitions addressing the conference's scope are also welcome. For further information and details, please contact contact@icuwb2008.org.

Publishing

The conference proceedings will be published in the IEEE Xplore database after the conference. In addition, the abstracts of the proceedings will be published in book-form before the opening of the conference.