The 2013 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2013) is the result of a merger of the two most renown conferences in the field: Pervasive and UbiComp. The conference will be held in this new merged format for the very first time from September 8-12, 2013, in Zurich, Switzerland.
The paper submission deadline is March 22, 2013 (23:59 EST). This is a hard deadline - no extensions will be possible! Notification of acceptance or rejection will be in two stages: first round decisions are communicated on May 8, 2013. A subset of papers will be encouraged to prepare a "major" revision and to re-submit these by June 5, 2013. Final notifications will then sent by June 16, 2013.
By offering a single venue for the leading worldwide research in Pervasive and Ubiquitous computing, the new format will better serve the needs of the research community by attracting more attendees (including the leading Pervasive/UbiComp researchers worldwide), and enabling more satellite events. UbiComp 2013 will be multi-track and the acceptance rate is planned to be at the higher end of previous UbiComp and Pervasive conferences (i.e., around 20%).
We welcome high quality papers, either in Full Paper format (max 10 pages, ACM double-column) or Note format (max 4 pages), that describe original and unpublished research advancing the state of the art in pervasive and ubiquitous computing. Topics for submissions will include any work that one would previously expect to find at either UbiComp or Pervasive, such as:
- Systems & infrastructures: descriptions of the design, architecture, deployment and evaluation of systems and infrastructures that support ubiquitous computing
- Devices & techniques: descriptions of the design, architecture, usage and evaluation of devices and techniques that create valuable new capabilities for ubiquitous computing
- Applications & experiences: descriptions of the design and/or empirical study of applications that leverage Ubicomp devices and systems
- Methodologies & tools: new methods and tools applied to studying or building Ubicomp systems and applications
- Theories & models: critical analysis or organizing theory with clear relevance to the design or study of Ubicomp systems
All work should be grounded in existing Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing literature and knowledge, and should be written for an interdisciplinary audience. Submissions should not have been previously published or be concurrently under submission for publication for any other conference, journal, workshop or other publication with an ISBN, ISSN, or DOI number.
This call is now closed. You can find more information here.