Call for Papers
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The purpose of the 4th International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems (VEHITS) is to bring together engineers, researchers and practitioners interested in the advances and applications in the field of Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems.
This conference focuses on innovative applications, tools and platforms in all technology areas such as signal processing, wireless communications, informatics and electronics, related to different kinds of vehicles, including cars, off-road vehicles, trains, ships, underwater vehicles, or flying machines, and the intelligent transportation systems that connect and manage large numbers of vehicles, not only in the context of smart cities but in many other application domains.
Papers describing advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques and general survey papers indicating future directions are also encouraged. Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed below. Accepted papers, presented at the conference by one of the authors, will be published in the Proceedings of VEHITS. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. Both full research reports and work-in-progress reports are welcome. There will be both oral and poster sessions.
Special sessions, dedicated to case-studies and commercial presentations, as well as tutorials dedicated to technical/scientific topics are also envisaged: companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in holding a tutorial, workshop or special session are invited to contact the conference secretariat or visit the VEHITS conference website.
Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:
1. INTELLIGENT VEHICLE TECHNOLOGIES
2. INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEMS AND INFRASTRUCTURE
3. CONNECTED VEHICLES
4. SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT
AREA 1: INTELLIGENT VEHICLE TECHNOLOGIES
- Driver Behavior Analysis
- Navigation Systems
- Autonomous Vehicles and Automated Driving
- Vision and Image Processing
- Vehicle Environment Perception
- Pattern Recognition for Vehicles
- Cognitive and Context-aware Intelligence
- Automotive Control and Mechatronics
- Off the Road Vehicles
- Traffic and Vehicle Data Collection and Processing
AREA 2: INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEMS AND INFRASTRUCTURE
- Big Data Analytics for Intelligent Transportation
- Urban Mobility and Multimodal Transportation
- Congestion Management and Avoidance
- Public Transportation Management
- Parking Management and Electronic Parking
- Intelligent Infrastructure and Guidance Systems
- Traffic Theory, Modeling, and Simulation
- Air, Road, and Rail Traffic Management
- Ports and Vessel Traffic Management
- Road Safety and Transport Security
- Real-time Incident Detection
- Information Systems and Technologies
- Wireless Sensor Networks
- Automatic Tolls
- Geographic Information Systems
AREA 3: CONNECTED VEHICLES
- Cooperative Driving and Traffic Management
- V2V, V2I, V2X
- Vehicular Networks
- Security and Safety
- Cognitive Radio
- Communication Protocols
- Connected Services
- Remote Diagnosis
- Vehicle Telematics
- Vehicular Cloud Computing
- Mobility and the Internet of Vehicles
- Big Data and Vehicle Analytics
AREA 4: SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT
- City Mobility and Ecodriving
- Electric Vehicles
- Fuel Cell Vehicles
- Hybrid EVs
- Smart Grid and V2G
- Systems Modeling and Simulation
- Engine-Efficiency and Emissions Control
- Power Management
- Alternative Fuels
- Transport for People with Disabilities
VEHITS 2018 will have several invited keynote speakers, who are internationally recognized experts in their areas. Their names are not yet confirmed.
Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics.
Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable.
To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors,
including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.
Only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical
norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before
submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a
journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.
Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short
report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research
focused on one of the conference topic areas. All papers must be submitted through the online submission
platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and
templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates.
After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.
All accepted papers will be published in the conference
proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library.
It is planned to publish a short list of revised and extended versions of presented papers with Springer in a CCIS Series book (final approval pending) .
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus.
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