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OES Electronic Newsletter Volume 3, Number 14, May 24, 2006

International Workshop on UnderWater Networks (WUWNet 2006) September 29, 2006 Los Angeles, California, USA http://wuwnet.engr.uconn.edu/

The First ACM International Workshop on UnderWater Networks (WUWNet 2006)will take place in conjuction with ACM MobiCom 2006 on September 29 in Los Angeles.

Submission deadline: June 30, 2006
Acceptance notification: July 28, 2006
Camera-ready version: August 11, 2006

The goal of the workshop is to bring together researchers and practioners in areas relevant to underwater networks. The objective is to serve as a forum for presenting state of the art research, exchanging ideas and experiences, and facilitating interaction and collaboration.

The workshop will span one day, including presentations of technical papers, tutorial/survey papers, a panel session and a poster/demo session. Submissions for regular technical papers and poster/demo extended abstracts should describe original research, not published or currently under review for other workshops, conferences, or journals.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Network architecture design
- Efficient acoustic communications
- Cooperative underwater communications
- Medium access control
- Routing and forwarding
- Reliable data transfer
- Security and robustness
- Power management
- Data storage and management
- Localization and synchronization
- Data fusion, dissemination, tracking
- Network modeling and simulations
- Capacity analysis
- New techniques for aquatic applications
- New applications for underwater networks

For more information, go to http://wuwnet.engr.uconn.edu/

For information on other OES activities, go to http://www.oceanicengineering.org

Send comments regarding this newsletter to the editor, Dr. Diane DiMassa, ddimassa@ieee.org