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


LoRa and 5G Networks: Algorithms and Applications

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

Localization and Communication for Mobility 4.0

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

Ranging and Positioning techniques

  • Ranging techniques
  • Positioning techniques
  • 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

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 2017. All accepted papers will be submitted for publication to IEEE Xplore.

Extended paper Submission 23 July 2016
Paper Submission 30 June 2017
Notification of Acceptance 15 Sep 2017 (Extended)
Early-Bird Registration expires 30 Sep 2017
Camera Ready Submission 10 Oct 2017
WPNC Workshop 25-26 Oct 2017

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