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11th International Conference on Body Area Networks

December 15–16, 2016 | Turin, Italy


In addition to the regular track that covers general/mainstream topics, BODYNETS 2016 features several special tracks that focus on specific, emerging or underrepresented topics. All special track papers will be peer-reviewed with the same criteria and quality standard used in the regular track. All accepted special track papers will be included as conference papers in the proceedings.

ST1: Antenna/Propagation and WiBEC Project (APWiBEC)

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Organized by Dirk Plettemeier (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany), Qiong Wang (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany).

ST2: Body Area NanoNETworks: Electromagnetic, Materials and Communications (BANN-EMC)

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Organized by Valeria Loscri (INRIA Lille-Nord Europe, France), Anna Maria Vegni (University of Roma Tre, Italy), Ildiko Peter (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Ladislau Matekovits (Politecnico di Torino, Italy).

ST3: Cloud-Assisted Body Area Networks (CABAN)

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Organized by Raffaele Gravina (University of Calabria, Italy), Giancarlo Fortino (University of Calabria, Italy), Mohammad Mehedi Hassan (King Saud University, Saudi Arabia)

ST4: Human Body Communications (HBCM)

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Organized by Yuichi Kado (Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan), Jianqing Wang (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)

ST5: Millimeter-Wave Body Area Networks (MilliBAN) 

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Organized by Julien Sarrazin (Sorbonne Universités, UPMC University of Paris VI, France), Maxim Zhadobov (IETR / CNRS, University of Rennes 1, France)

ST6: Privacy, Security and Trust in Body Area Networks (PSTB)

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Organized by Shucheng Yu (University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA)

ST7: Sensors and Algorithms for Human Motion Analysis and Classification (SAHM)

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Organized by Angelo Maria Sabatini (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy), Rezaul Begg (Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia)

ST8: Ultra Wideband for Body Area Networking (UWBAN)

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Organized by  Jari Iinatti (Oulu University, Finland) , Muzaffer Kanaan (Erciyes Üniversitesi), Matti Hämäläinen, (Oulu University, Finland). 


Authors are invited to submit papers in the following categories:

  • Papers should be in English.
  • Regular papers should be up to 7 pages in length.
  • Abstracts should be up to 2 pages in length.
  • Previously published work may not be submitted, nor may the work be concurrently submitted to any other conference or journal. Such papers will be rejected without review.

Papers must follow the ACM conference paper format. ACM Templates are available at:

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All accepted conference papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings (ACM Digital Library).

The proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: DBLP, Google Scholar, Thomson Scientific ISI Proceedings, EI Elsevier Engineering Index, CrossRef, Scopus, as well as ICST's own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

Outstanding articles will be encouraged to submit their manuscript to a Special Section in IEEE ACCESS, a multidisciplinary open access journal published by IEEE.

We reserve the right to exclude papers accepted but not presented without prior request and satisfactory explanation from the conference proceedings submitted for archiving and indexing.