Workshop on Wireless Intelligent Sensor Networks (WISeNet)

June 5, 2013
Duke University, Durham, NC

Recent advancements in wireless sensor technologies and autonomous vehicles are transforming many areas of science and engineering, spanning from ecology and geosciences to robotics and artificial intelligence. Although sensor technologies vary greatly, from embedded sensor systems on unmanned vehicles to tiny “smart dust” sensors, a unifying paradigm that has recently emerged in the literature is to treat sensor networks as a system of dynamic information-gathering agents. As a result, environmental modeling and prediction tools that utilize sensors to obtain in-situ measurements over time can also be used to help manage and control the sensors to improve the quality of the sensor measurements. The WISeNet Workshop brings together scientists and engineers in the fields of sensor networks, environmental modeling and prediction, and computational intelligence, to ultimately improve our understanding of environmental and ecological processes, in particular climate change and pollution, and to achieve a more effective use of unmanned vehicles and remote sensing.

Topics of Interest

Information-Driven Environmental Sensing and Prediction

  • Sensor Management
  • Ecosystem and Eco-Hydrological Dynamic Modeling and Prediction
  • Climate-Change Prediction and Mitigation Tools
  • Sensor Data Processing, Fusion, and Simulation

 Guidance and Control of Mobile Sensor Networks

  • Unmanned Vehicles
  • Active Sensing
  • Signal Processing
  • Intelligent Control and Coordination of Mobile Networks

 Biologically-Inspired Intelligent Sensor Systems

  • Information Theory
  • Adaptation and Learning
  • Sensorimotor Modeling and Control

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: March 15, 2013  Deadline extended until March 29, 2013

Abstract acceptance notification: April 8, 2013

Registration deadline and final manuscripts due: May 1, 2013

Call for Papers

The Call for Papers for the 2013 Workshop on Wireless Intelligent Sensor Networks (WISeNet) is now open.

How to Submit

All abstracts must be submitted electronically.

Abstracts should be no more than 200 words and should adequately describe the topic.

Paper and Presentation Options

  • Option 1: Paper and Presentation consists of a written paper and presentation at the workshop.
  • Option 2: Presentation Only

Download the call for papers.


Registration for the workshop is free of charge.  Registration is now closed.

Workshop Venue

Duke University
Fitzpatrick Center for Interdisciplinary Engineering, Medicine and Applied Sciences (FCIEMAS)
Schiciano Auditorium
101 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Reception Venue

Hilton Durham Near Duke University
3800 Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC 27705

Workshop Reception will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2013.
Heavy Hors D'oeuvres will be served.

Please click here to download the workshop flyer.

Scientific Committee

Lorenzo Marconi
University of Bologna, Bologna,

Thomas Wettergren
Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC), Newport, RI

Marc Parlange
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne  (EPFL), Switzerland

Gayle Hagler
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development, Research Triangle Park, NC

Stefano Lanzoni
University of Padova, Italy

Silvia Ferrari
Duke University

Martin McGinnity
Intelligent Systems Research Center (ISRC), University of Ulster, UK

Gabriel Katul
Duke University

Caryl Johnson
Introspective Systems LLC
, Peaks Island, ME

  John Albertson
  Duke University
Ronald Parr
Duke University
  Pankaj Agarwal
  Duke University

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Amy Yonai
IGERT WISeNet Program Coordinator
Duke University
Office Phone: (919) 660-5335
Email Address: amy [dot] yonai [at] duke [dot] edu


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