[ocbug] [ocuug] USENIX/ACM NSDR '12 Call For Papers Now Available

Lionel Garth Jones lgj at usenix.org
Fri Mar 2 15:45:18 EST 2012

On behalf of the 6th USENIX/ACM Workshop on Networked Systems for
Developing Regions (NSDR '12) program committee, we invite you to submit
papers that propose and discuss ideas concerning the design,
implementation, and evaluation of new computing and communications
technologies to support the sustainable development of developing
regions. Please submit all paper titles and abstracts by March 27, 2012,
11:59 p.m. PDT.

NSDR focuses on the technical networking and systems research challenges
that arise in the design, implementation, and deployment of new
computing solutions appropriate for developing regions. We encourage the
submission of position papers or the results of preliminary work
describing interesting, original, previously unpublished ideas or
results pertaining to the design, implementation, and/or evaluation of
networks and systems for developing regions.

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

* Low-cost wireless connectivity
* Intermittent and delay-tolerant systems
* Rural network planning
* Spectrum management protocols and techniques
* Mechanisms for emergency and urgent communications
* Location-aware systems
* Power-efficient systems
* Low-cost computing devices
* Mobile systems and applications
* Middleware and mechanisms for minimizing energy, latency, and storage
(caching, etc.)
* Adapting content and applications for local languages
* User interfaces for low-literacy populations
* Shared access devices and infrastructure, including personalization and
privacy concerns
* Design and evaluation of applications and in-depth case studies in the
areas of public health, microfinance, agriculture, e-governance,
education, monitoring, disaster management, etc.

Paper submissions are due Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 11:59 p.m. PDT.

For more details on the submission process, please see the complete Call
for Papers at: http://usenix.org/conference/nsdr12/

We look forward to receiving your submissions!

Kameswari Chebrolu, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Brian Noble, University of Michigan
USENIX NSDR '12 Program Co-Chairs
nsdr12chairs at usenix.org

Call for Papers
6th USENIX/ACM Workshop on Networked Systems for Developing Regions
June 15, 2012
Boston, MA 
Submissions due: March 27, 2012, 11:59 p.m. PDT.
Notification to authors: April 26, 2012
Electronic files of final papers due: May 14, 2012
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