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SCOPE-2019: 4th International Science of Smart City Operations and Platforms Engineering 


Theme: Trustworthy Analytics and Privacy in Smart City Applications 

(Co-located with CPSWeek 2019 in Montreal, Canada)


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Workshop Date: April 15 2019


Important Dates

  • Submission: Jan 20 Jan 25
  • Notification of Acceptance: Feb 8
  • Camera Ready: Feb 14
  • Workshop: (SCOPE Workshop will take place on April 15, 2019 on the first day of the CPS-IoT Week events. Please check back for the workshop program.)

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Call for Papers

The problems of ‘closing-the-loop’ in smart city application areas are compounded due to the spatial and temporal scales of operation, heterogeneity, and complexity of the underlying physical systems, their interaction with socio-economic behaviors, and risks of cybersecurity and privacy. This workshop aims to focus on these problems and the innovative solutions in this area.

Papers should describe original work and be maximum six pages in length using the CPSWeek ACM format. Submissions can fall under one or more of the following categories: (1) initial and promising research results, (2) industrial case studies, (3) position statements with sufficient justification and rationale for the proposed idea(s). At least three workshop committee members will review all submitted papers. All papers will be published in the ACM digital library. Selected high quality papers will be considered for publication (after substantial extension) in the Elsevier's Pervasive and Mobile Computing journal.

Topics of Interest are

  • Trustworthy Analytics and Privacy control:

    • Anomaly Detection in Smart Connected Communities
    • Trust Models for Rogue Component Identification
    • Security vs Privacy Tradeoffs in Smart Connected Communities
    • Online reasoning and middleware architectures for trustworthy and dependable decision making.
    • Interactions between privacy, security, resilience, reliability, and safety from both theoretical and operational perspectives
    • Social media data and public safety issues, including understanding issues related to trustworthiness of the data and suggested decisions
    • Smart city solutions and their deployment examples with cybersecurity and privacy as the first order concern.
  • Multi-tiered modeling simulation, spatio-temporal data analysis and (online) control across domains such as
    • Mobility services, including rideshare, parking, and autonomous vehicles.
    • Water management, water quality, and flooding.
    • Energy management generation, and storage technologies.
    • Disaster resilience and recovery
  • Technologies for city-scale data gathering, and analysis including:
    • Platforms and frameworks for solving the challenge of integrating heterogeneous and cross-domain data.
    • Interactive and predictive analytics for smart cities; using data to inform policies.  
    • Making Open Data and data-sets available to the research community.
    • Tools and guidelines for data governance and exchange between  cities, research communities, and industry stakeholders

Organizing committee

  • Abhishek Dubey, Vanderbilt University, USA
  • Sokwoo Rhee, National Institute of Standards, USA
  • Sajal Das, Missouri Science and Technology, USA
  • Keiichi Yasumoto, NARA Institute of Science and Technology, USA


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