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“Wireless Sensor Networks for Developing Countries” Springer CCIS Book Series Now Available

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks for Developing Countries, WSN4DC 2013, held in Jamshoro, Pakistan, in April 2013.

The 10 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 30 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on WSN applications/services for developing countries; mobile WSN; underwater WSN; VANETS; body area networks; energy harvesting in WSN; WSN and cloud integration; WSN and IoT; QoS and Qot; WSN MAC, network and transport protocols; cross layer approaches; security aspects in WSN; WSN applications in smart grid and energy management; WSN in structural health monitoring.

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1st International Symposium on Wireless Sensor Networks for Developing Countries (WSN4DC ’13)

The WSN4DC symposium aims to bring together a wide spectrum of international experts to facilitate a creative environment for the promotion of collaboration and knowledge transfer under the domain of WSN usage for Developing Countries (DC). In particular it will facilitate a dialogue between major industry players, entrepreneurs and academia to help create a roadmap for the development of tangible research environment in the developing countries. It is an international forum for researchers to exchange information regarding novel aspects of technology, application and service development within the WSN domain.

The symposium program will consist of keynote speakers from both industry and academia and panel discussion. There will be opportunities to attend interactive, high quality, peer reviewed sessions which will provide detailed insights from forward thinkers working in the themes of the conference. Additionally, there will be an exhibition for both international and niche market to display their latest products and services and to undertake a range of networking opportunities.

The proceedings of WSN4DC ’13 symposium will be published by Springer (TBD). Additionally, the extended version of selected papers will be published as especial issue in reputed indexed journals (TBD).


Authors are solicited to submit complete unpublished papers in the following, but not limited to, topic areas:

– WSN Applications/Services for Developing Countries
– Mobile WSN.
– Underwater WSN
– Body Area Networks
– Energy Harvesing in WSN
– WSN and Cloud Integration
– WSN and IoT
– QoS and QoI
– WSN MAC, Network and Transport protocols.
– Cross layer approaches
– Security aspects in WSN
– WSN applications in Smart Grid and Energy Management
– WSN in Structural Health Monitoring

More info here.