Authors are invited to submit contributions presenting scientific results, experimental and field trial system implementation evaluations addressing, but not limited to the following topics:


IoT and 5G Networks: Algorithms and Applications

  • Localization in IoT Networks
  • Localization in 5G Networks
  • Optimization of IoT Networks
  • Optimization of 5G Networks
  • Integration of C-ITS via 5G

Localization and Communication for Industry 4.0

  • Localization in Automation Networks
  • Simultaneous localization and mapping
  • Dynamic and Intermittent Networks
  • Data Fusion and Hybrid Localization

Localization and Communication for Mobility 4.0

  • Localization in Vehicle Networks
  • Simultaneous localization and mapping
  • Localization for ITS
  • HAD Localization and Communication

Ranging and Positioning techniques

  • Ranging techniques
  • Positioning techniques
  • RFID based approaches
  • Inside-Out Geolocation
  • Active & passive object tracking
  • LoWAN geolocation
  • Ultra-sound ranging
  • Propagation issues & antennas
  • UWB ranging / UWB imaging
  • M2M, IoT and Geolocation
  • M2M, IoT and Geolocation
  • Optical and Quasi-optical Geolocation

Location-aided Communication and Applications

  • Localization in robotics and automotive
  • Local/Global logistics application scenarios
  • Integrated positioning & communication
  • Health, public transport, Smart Grid

Robust and Secure Positioning

  • Localization with privacy
  • Outlier/NLOS robustness
  • Secure ranging and localization
  • Fundamental limits of secure positioning

Maritime and Underwater Localization

Special Session

  • Observability analysis
  • Parameter estimation
  • Localization protocols
  • Navigation solutions
  • Experimental results
  • Maritime localization and navigation applications

Electric Mobility

Special Session


Submission Guidelines

Full Papers (max. 6 pages) or Extended Abstracts (2-5 pages) may be submitted electronically in PDF-format in English language until 30th of June 2018. All accepted and presented papers will be submitted for publication to IEEE Xplore.