10th IFIP International Conference on Personal Wireless Communications


August 25-27, 2005, Colmar, France


PWC provides an international forum for discussions between researchers, practitioners and students interested in new developments in mobile computing and wireless networks. PWC'2005 is the tenth conference of this series and is sponsored by IFIP WG 6.8, and will be held in Colmar, France. The conference will consist of three days of scientific presentations.


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Mobile and Wireless Networking
  • IP-based Mobile Networks
  • Mobility Management
  • Evolution of 3G Systems
  • Future Generation Systems
  • Integration of Heterogeneous Mobile and Wireless Networks
  • QoS in Mobile and Wireless Networks
  • Ad Hoc Networks and Networks of Ad Hoc Networks
  • Self-organization of Wireless Networks
  • Personal Area Networks, Body Area Networks, and Personal Networks
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Wireless LAN
  • Softwares for wireless systems
  • Ultra-Wide Band and Short-range Networks
  • Energy-efficient Protocols and Power Management
  • Security and Privacy in Mobile and Wireless Networks
  • AAA (Authentication, Authorization and Accounting) in Mobile and Wireless Networks
  • Transport layer issues in Mobile and Wireless Networks
  • Analysis, Simulation and Measurement of Mobile and Wireless Networks
  • Cross-layer design in Mobile and Wireless Networks
  • Mobile and Wireless Applications

These topics can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, standards, implementations, running experiments and applications.


Only .PDF or .DOC files will be accepted for paper submission. All received papers will be acknowledged. The files should be sent via EDAS to

Papers must use single-column per page, double spacing and Times New Roman style characters with 12-point font size. The paper size should be so as not to exceed 8 pages when it is converted to the camera-ready format (two columns, single spacing, Times New Roman style characters, 10-point font size) after acceptance. All the manuscripts must be written in English. The top of the first page of each paper should include the title of the paper, authors' name, position, address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail of the author responsible for correspondence and a list of four keywords. The deadline for submission of the extended abstracts or full paper is January 10, 2005 with notification of acceptance by February 15, 2005. The extended abstracts should have at least 4 pages length. Submission of camera-ready paper is by March 15, 2005.

For more information please contact:

University of Haute Alsace
34 rue du Grillenbreit
68008 Colmar, France
Phone: 33 (0)389202366 Fax: 33 (0)389202359 Mobile: 33 (0)632630204
E-mail: or

Check our Web page at for the latest information concerning the conference. Best papers will be forwarded for consideration in a special issue of a journal. 


Tutorials provide overviews of current high interest topics. Proposals for half of full day tutorials are due by January 10, 2005.


Arup ACHARYA, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Usa

Villy Baek IVERSEN, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Sathish CHANDRAN, RF Consultant, Malaysia 

Prosper CHEMOUIL, France Telecom R&D, France  

Pedro CUENCA, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Spain

Franco DAVOLI, DIST - University of Genoa, Italy

Silvia GIORDANO, ICA-DSC-EPFL, Switzerland    

Cambyse Guy OMIDYAR, Oman    

Veikko HARA, Telecom Finland, Finland   

Takeshi HATTORI, Sophia University, Japan   

Sonia HEEMSTRA de GROOT, Ericsson EuroLab Netherlands, The Netherlands

Ousmane KONÉ, Université Paul Sabatier - IRIT, France

Sanjeev KUMAR, University of Texas, USA  

Pascal LORENZ, University of Haute Alsace, France 

Damien MAGONI, University of Strasbourg, France

Gerald MAGUIRE, KTH/Inst. for Teleinformatik, Sweden  

Zoubir MAMMERI, University of Toulouse, France  

Olli MARTIKAINEN, Helsinki Univ. of Tech., Finland 

Ignacious NIEMEGEERS, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Algirdas PAKSTAS, London Metropolitan University, UK  

Guy PUJOLLE, University of Paris 6, France  

Pierre R. CHEVILLAT, IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Switzerland

Pierre ROLIN, France Telecom R&D, France  

Nikola ROZIC, University of Split, Croatia  

Debashis SAHA, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta, India   

Tadao SAITO, Toyota Infotechnology Center, Japan  

Dilip SARKAR, University of Miami, USA  

Jan SLAVIK, TESTCOM, Czech Republic   

Samir TOHME, ENST, France    

Adam WOLISZ, Technical University Berlin, Germany  

Jozef WOZNIAK, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland 

Jun ZHENG, University of Ottawa, Canada  




Extended Abstract or full paper deadline          January 10, 2005

Authors Notification:                                       February 15, 2005

Camera ready, full papers due:                        March 15, 2005