The Thirteenth International Conference on Systems

ICONS 2018

April 22, 2018 to April 26, 2018 - Athens, Greece



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Feb 22, 2018


Mar 08, 2018

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Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library

Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal

Affiliated Journals

ICONS 2018 - The Thirteenth International Conference on Systems

April 22, 2018 - April 26, 2018

ICONS 2018

ISSN: 2308-4243
ISBN: 978-1-61208-626-2

ICONS 2018 is colocated with the following events as part of NexComm 2018.

  • ICDT 2018, The Thirteenth International Conference on Digital Telecommunications
  • SPACOMM 2018, The Tenth International Conference on Advances in Satellite and Space Communications
  • ICN 2018, The Seventeenth International Conference on Networks
    • SOFTNETWORKING 2018, The International Symposium on Advances in Software Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization
  • ICONS 2018, The Thirteenth International Conference on Systems
  • MMEDIA 2018, The Tenth International Conference on Advances in Multimedia
  • PESARO 2018, The Eighth International Conference on Performance, Safety and Robustness in Complex Systems and Applications
  • CTRQ 2018, The Eleventh International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service
  • COCORA 2018, The Eighth International Conference on Advances in Cognitive Radio
  • ALLDATA 2018, The Fourth International Conference on Big Data, Small Data, Linked Data and Open Data
    • KESA 2018, The International Workshop on Knowledge Extraction and Semantic Annotation
  • SOFTENG 2018, The Fourth International Conference on Advances and Trends in Software Engineering

ICONS 2018 conference tracks:

Systems theory and practice

Systems design methodologies and techniques; Formal methods to specify systems’ behavior; Online and offline systems; Open and closed systems; Centralized and distributed systems; Proactive and reactive systems; System robustness; Systems scalability; Fault-tolerant systems; Feedback systems; High-speed systems; Delay tolerant systems; Real-time systems

Systems engineering

Systems requirements; Systems modeling; Systems development lifecycle; System-of-systems; Systems ergonomics; Subsystem interactions; Systems decomposition; Systems integration

Intelligent and vehicular transportation systems

Sensor-based intelligent systems; Intelligent systems and wireless applications; Intelligent transport systems; Intelligent forecasting applications; Intelligent human-computer interaction transportation systems; Information collection and dissemination; Mobility and vehicular traffic models; Vehicle-to-vehicle, vehicle-to-roadside communications; Intra-vehicle communications; Vehicle-to-Internet communications; Driver-less transportation;  Safeness in transportation systems; Analytical and simulation techniques; Experimental systems and field operational testing; Recent standardization efforts and problems

System Instrumentation

Metering embedded sensors; Composing multi-scale measurements; Monitoring instrumentation; Smart sensor-based systems; Calibration and self-calibration systems; Instrumentation for prediction systems

Embedded systems and systems-on-the-chip

Real-time embedded systems Programming embedded systems; Controlling embedded systems; High speed embedded systems; Designing methodologies for embedded systems; Performance on embedded systems; Updating embedded systems; Wireless/wired design of systems-on-the-chip; Testing embedded systems; Technologies for systems processors; Migration to single-chip systems; Micro/nano structures and systems

Advanced embedded systems and applications/services

Advances in designing methodologies & tools for embedded systems; Platform-based design for embedded systems; Software advances for embedded systems; Dependable/secure embedded systems; Context-related approaches (context-based, context-sensitive, context-aware, etc); Synchronization and time adaptation in embedded systems; Systems-on-Chip embedded systems and applications; On-chip signal conversion for Embedded Systems; Networked Sensor devices and systems; Industrial embedded systems and applications; Simulation for embedded systems; Power-aware embedded systems; Real-time embedded systems; Virtualization and embedded systems; Internet of Things (IoT) impact on embedded systems; Embedded systems and embedded computation models; Testing embedded systems; Safety and security in embedded systems; Performance analysis of embedded systems; Mission-critical features for embedded systems; Real-life embedded systems use cases; Dedicated devices and applications; Design mobile services for embedded systems; Healthcare dedicated embedded systems; Sensing and remote sensing embedded systems; Embedded systems for automation and control of residential and industrial buildings

Target-oriented systems [emulation, simulation, prediction, etc.]

Information systems; Real-time systems; Software systems; Hardware systems; Emulation systems; Simulation systems Prediction systems

Specialized systems [sensor-based, mobile, multimedia, biometrics, etc.]

Sensor-based systems; Biometrics systems; Mobile and fixed systems; Ubiquitous systems; Nano-technology-based systems; Multimedia systems

Validation systems

Diagnosis assistance systems; Test systems; Validation systems; Performance measurement systems; Maintenance systems

Security and protection systems

Security systems; Vulnerability detecting systems; Intrusion detection systems Intrusion avoidance systems; Presence detection systems; Monitoring systems; Management systems; Alert systems; Defense systems; Emergency systems

Advanced systems [expert, tutoring, self-adapting, interactive, etc.]

Expert systems; Tutoring systems; Highly interactive systems; Anticipative systems; On-demand systems; GRID systems; Autonomic systems; Autonomous systems; Self-adapting systems; Adjustable autonomic systems; High performance computing systems; Mission critical systems

Application-oriented systems [content, eHealth, radar, financial, vehicular, etc.]

Web-cashing systems; Content-distributed systems; Accounting and billing systems; E-Health systems; E-Commerce systems; Radar systems; Navigation systems; Systems for measuring physical quantities; Earthquake detection and ranking systems; Financial systems; Robotics systems; Vehicular systems; Entertainment systems; Gaming systems; Speech recognition system

IT Systems

IT service management; IT Infrastructure management; IT service desk; Service support and delivery; Service strategy; Service design; Service transition; Service operation; Continual service improvement

Safety in industrial systems

Fundamentals on system safety; Safety of software systems and software engineering; Safety requirements; Safety for critical systems; Engineering for system robustness and reliability; Control of mission critical systems; Safety-oriented system design; Human tasks and error models; Hazard analysis; Cost and effectiveness of system safety; Verification and validation of safety; Safety tools; Evaluation of  safety data, and mitigation and prevention strategies; Safety control and management; System Safety Implementation Guidelines and Standards; Transferring safety knowledge; Metrics for Risk Assessment; Contingency Planning and Occurrence Reporting; Preparedness Activities; Industry specific safety systems (Medical devices, Aerospace, Chemical industry, Nuclear power plants, Public health, Biological Safety)

Complex systems

Theory of complex systems; Ontologies for complex systems; Chaos and complexity; Design and integrate complex systems; Complexity and simulation; Simulation and datamining; Artificial intelligence and soft computing in complex systems; Multi-agent based simulation; Systems of systems; Intelligent agent architectures; Evolutionary programming; Uncertainty reduction and classification; Monitoring and managing complex systems; Case studies of complex systems [vehicular, avionic, health, emergency, sensing, etc.]; Industrial systems [robotics, production, accounting and billing, e-commerce, etc.]

Computer vision and computer graphics

Fundamental algorithms for computer graphics and computer vision: Model representation and simplification; Parametric curves and surfaces; Illumination techniques; Colors and color systems; Virtual and augmented reality, haptic systems; Human-computer interaction; Real time rendering; Image processing, image reconstruction; Pattern recognition; 3D scene reconstruction; Segmentation; Motion detection; Scientific and technical visualization; Medical imaging; Information visualization; 3D TV; Mobile graphics and vision system; Industrial application of computer graphics and vision



Dec 04, 2017


Feb 22, 2018


Mar 08, 2018

Camera ready

Mar 15, 2018