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Special Session
Special Session on
Internet of Things and Smart Communities
 - ITSCO 2018

18 - 20 September, 2018 - Seville, Spain

Within the 14th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - WEBIST 2018


Liliana Enciso
Ciencias de la Computación y Electrónica, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja
Brief Bio
Liliana Enciso obtained the Engineering degree in Systems and Master of Science in Engineering, with specialization in Networks and Intellectual and Computing Systems. Is Master in Technologies and Computer Science and a PhD in informatic by Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain. She is a professor researcher of the Computer Science and Electronics Department (DCSE). Is reviewer in journals ISI, Scopus, Latindex and IEEE. Her research interests focus on safety and quality of service of Mobile Networks, Internet of Things, Smart services, Network Communications on Smart Environment, Mobile applications for education, Technology in education, Innovate Pedagogic, New learning Methodologies . In this areas of knowledge, she has published scientific papers in different international journals and conferences. Currently she is the Director of the Group Research Educational Technology Innovation of the University Technical of Loja.


The special session on Internet of Things and Smart Communities (ITSCO 2018) aims to be a premier venue to gather computer science researchers and practitioners who are contributing to and interested in linking Internet of Things and Smart Communities. This special session offers a meeting opportunity for academics and researchers belonging to the communities of Internet of Things and Smart Communities to discuss new joint areas.  It aims at identifying the key challenges faced by the Things and Smart Commnities (ITSCO) community, discussing the solutions and underlining the opportunities emerging from the interdisciplinary interactions.


Relevant topics include the following (but are not limited to):
  • Internet of Things-based architecture and infrastructure for smart communities
  • Internet of Things -based education and technologies
  • Internet of Things -based cloud computing for smart cities and communities
  • Internet of Things -based mobile Internet
  • Internet of Things -based smart Villages
  • Internet of Things -based system design, modeling and evaluation
  • Internet of Things -based communication protocols
  • Internet of Things -based applications for smart communities
  • Internet of Things -based smart building/living/healthcare
  • Internet of Things -based services for smart and green cities
  • Internet of Things -Based smart office/home
  • Internet of Things -based Network Communications on Smart Environmen


Paper Submission: July 15, 2018 (expired)
Authors Notification: July 23, 2018 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration: July 31, 2018 (expired)


Lucia Aldrette, Data Science Academy, HANDYTEC, Ecuador
Carlos Calderon-Cordova, UTPL, Ecuador
Jorge Jaramillo, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Ana C. Mena, INAOE, Mexico
Pablo Quezada, UIDE, Ecuador


Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the topics listed above.
Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at: Paper Templates
Please also check the Guidelines.
Papers must be submitted electronically via the web-based submission system using the appropriated button on this page.


After thorough reviewing by the special session program committee, all accepted papers (full, short and posters) will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book - under an ISBN reference and on CD-ROM support - and submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index), Scopus, Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, and Microsoft Academic.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef ( and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library .
A short list of presented papers will be selected so that revised and extended versions of these papers will be published by Springer in a LNBIP Series book.


WEBIST Special Sessions - ITSCO 2018