PURBA 2012 - Second Workshop on Pervasive Urban Applications - Call for Papers

PURBA 2012


The PURBA 2012 Workshop fosters discussions covering topics such as (but not limited to):

  • Pervasive computing applications for urban planning and design
  • Mining of data collected from urban networks e.g. transportation, energy
  • Urban mobility and geo-localization
  • Multi-source urban information integration
  • Real-time urban information processing
  • City-related knowledge infrastructure and computational models
  • Case studies and applications of mixed urban sensing and mining
  • Analysis of social networks in urban space
  • Middleware for mobile urban computing
  • Context-aware systems for urban space
  • Smart cities
  • Intelligent transportation system
  • Urban application demos and visualizations
  • Wireless sensor networks, mobile devices, and social network sensing
  • Security, privacy, reputation, and trust issues in urban computing
  • Impact of pervasive technologies in urban space e.g. social, economical, and psychological


The IBM Best Student Paper Award will be presented at the Workshop.


All contributions must be submitted as PDF files. The workshop accepts manuscripts in LNCS format (up to 8 pages). Papers should be submitted to EasyChair-PURBA2012. Visionary and position papers are encouraged. All contributions must not have been previously published or be under consideration for publication elsewhere. All submitted papers will be reviewed by at least three reviewers and judged on originality, technical correctness, relevance, and quality of presentation by the Program Committee. All accepted submissions must be presented during the workshop.

Important Dates (preliminary)

Full paper submission Friday, March 9, 2012
Author notification Monday, April 2, 2012 EXTENDED Friday, April 6, 2012
Camera ready Friday, April 20, 2012
Workshop Monday, June 18, 2012

Important Dates

  • Paper submission:March 9,2012
  • Author notification: April 6, 2012
  • Camera ready: April 20, 2012
  • Workshop: June 19, 2012