14-15 October 2009, Novi Sad, Serbia
Call for Papers (in PDF)
The First International Workshop on Sensing Technologies in Agriculture, Forestry and Environment BioSense09 aims to be a forum where researchers and practitioners address the challenges in the design, development and evaluation of different biosensing systems, with specific focus on practical aspects.
Energy efficient and scalable algorithms; Distributed network coding, cooperative communications, novel techniques; Data fusion, aggregation and persistence, robust and efficient data gathering; MAC, routing, transport, application protocols and cross-layer design; Localization in WSNs; Hardware & software platforms, operating systems for WSNs; WSN simulation software tools and environments; Application scenarios & experiences; Additional energy sources and energy harvesting; Decision support systems.
UAV and airborne platforms; Optical, multispectral and hyperspectral sensors; Geographic information science; SAR technology for Earth observation; Microwave and terahertz imaging; Image processing techniques; Classification and data mining techniques; Monitoring and responding to natural disasters; Application scenarios & experiences.
Sensors for precision agriculture; Sensors for environmental monitoring; Sensors for forestry; Low-power sensing; Terahertz sensing technology; Sensor interfaces & sensor integration; Sensor systems design; Application scenarios & experiences
Authors are invited to submit original papers written in English, up to 4 pages long. Survey papers and case studies are also welcomed and can be up to 8 pages long.
Detailed guide for authors
Admission to the workshop is free of charge. A limited number of travel grants will be provided.
Travel grants applications
Camera-ready papers: September 5
Notification of acceptance: September 20
BioSense09 is organized within FP7 project AgroSense. The AgroSense project focuses on sensing and monitoring systems, which will have a large impact on future agriculture methodologies. The major aspects are the wireless sensor networks and remote sensing systems, and their applications to agriculture, forestry and environment.
Romano Fantacci, University of Florence, Italy
Vladimir Crnojevic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Ivan Stojmenovic, University of Ottawa, Canada
Roberto Verdone, University of Bologna, Italy
Jan Sykora, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
Ljubiša Stankovic, University of Montenegro, Montenegro
Luis M. Correia, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
Ivan Šeškar, Winlab Rutgers University,USA
Werner Teich, University of Ulm, Germany
Alister G. Burr, University of York, UK
Gorazd Kandus, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Aleksandra Pižurica, Ghent University, Belgium
Dragana Bajic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Laura Pierucci, University of Florence, Italy
Vojin Šenk, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Tomaž Javornik, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Francesco Chiti, University of Florence, Italy
Vesna Crnojevic-Bengin, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Vladimir Stankovic, University of Strathclyde, UK
Dejan Vukobratovic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Goran Dimic, Institute Mihailo Pupin, Serbia
Dubravko Culibrk, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Cedomir Stefanovic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Boris Antic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia