First International Workshop on Intelligent Transportation Systems and Smart Mobility Technology (WITS)

Abstract

The digital transformation of traffic monitoring systems has led to increased interest from the academic community, governments and the general public on the concept of smart mobility, consisting of the optimized use of transport networks through the automated analysis of traffic data and, especially, the implementation of intelligent transportation systems (ITS). This type of technology focuses on optimizing how people travel, decreasing traffic congestion, improving road safety, and enhancing governmental decision-making during the construction or expansion of infrastructure.

The International Workshop on Intelligent Transportation Systems and Smart Mobility Technology (WITS), part of the International Conference on Applied Informatics (ICAI), is an annual event organized by Universidad Antonio Nariño and Red Rumbo, and intended to be an important forum for the discussion and dissemination of contemporary research on the study and design of software providing integrated information in order to allow drivers, commuters and pedestrians to make a safer and more coordinated use of urban transport networks.

Participants in the workshop will find a space for the exchange of innovative ideas and practical experiences on the use of this type of technology as well as for the establishment of collaborative networks. The workshop welcomes submissions on both practical and theoretical proposals on ITSs and related technological solutions.

Motivation

Academic, private, and public sectors are focusing their efforts on reaching the sustainable development goals SDGs, eleven of which are focused on the improvement of mobility. Intelligent mobility is a means to achieve these goals in order to offer sustainable and efficient mobility as well as road safety to the wider public. In spite of academic interest on ITSs and their positive impact on the betterment of transport efficiency and thus quality of life around the world, there are relatively few workshops devoted to the discussion of this type of technology and related implementations and none on an annual basis. WITS is proposed to address this void and is envisaged to provide a specialized meeting for the transfer of scientific and technical knowledge, experiences, research findings, feedback, and to boost strategic cooperation between participants.

Objectives

  • To present specialized lectures on technological solutions for intelligent mobility from institutions and research groups from various productive sectors.

  • To explore the contemporary opportunities and challenges posed by ITSs as well as insights into exciting advancements in this type of technology.

  • To exhibit the real-world implementation of ITSs and explore how they have improved the quality of life around the world.

  • To showcase the exciting opportunities ITS has been creating in the fields of data science, network science, machine learning and data mining.

  • To display how ITS technology has been impacting the people working in related fields.

  • Promote strategic collaborations and networks to join efforts focusing on technical and scientific projects in smart mobility and build connections between researchers for future collaborations.

Topics of interest

WITS welcomes original submissions related to, but not limited to, the topics listed below:

  • Intelligent transportation systems.
  • Machine learning, data mining, and data science. applied to traffic and accident prediction.
  • Traffic information systems.
  • Traffic simulation and modeling.
  • Vehicle safety.
  • Transport management.
  • IoT for mobility.
  • Information and communication technologies. applied to mobility.
  • Education based technologies applied to mobility.
  • Emerging technologies for smart mobility.

Program Commitee

  • Juan Camilo Ramírez Ph.D. (Universidad Antonio Nariño)
  • Alejandra Baena Ph.D. (Universidad Antonio Nariño)
  • Sergio Díaz Ph.D. (Universidad Antonio Nariño)
  • Carlos Díaz (Corporación Universitaria del Meta – UNIMETA)
  • César Orlando Díaz, Ph.D. (OCOX S.A.S.)
  • Karen Beltrán Ph.D.
  • Hugo Martinez Ph.D. (Universidad Nacional Abierta y a Distancia)
  • Omar Rey Ph.D. (Escuela Superior de administración Pública)

Call for papers

WITS welcomes submissions and proposals centered around smart mobility and
related to the topics of interest listed earlier.

Submission

Authors must submit an original full paper (between 7 and 10 pages, maximum 15 pages) that has not previously been published. Authors should consult Springer’s authors’ guidelines and use LNCS templates, either for LaTeX or for MSWord, for the preparation of their papers.

To submit or upload a paper please go to easychair.

We encourage Overleaf users to use Springer’s proceedings template for LaTeX.

All submissions will be reviewed by two experts. Authors must remove personal details, acknowledgements section and any other information related to the authors identity.

Proceedings will be submitted to CEUR-WS.org for online publication. Authors of accepted papers have to sign the Author Agreement to Publish a Contribution as Open-Access on CEUR-WS.org. CEUR-WS.org requires authors to physically sign with pencil on paper. CEUR-WS.org cooperate with DBLP, Scopus, GoogleScholar, SCImago, etc, to make it as easy as possible for them to index submitted proceedings volumes. However, there is no guarantee that your proceedings volume will be indexed automatically.

Registration

For registration, please go to the registration page of the International Conference on Applied Informatics of which WITS is part.

Presentation guidelines

 

Accepted papers will be presented during the workshop. Authors are required to prepare a presentation of 15 minutes, followed by a Q & A of 5 minutes. In case authors want to present using their own device, they need to make sure to bring the necessary adaptors (HDMI or VGA). All presentations must be given in English.

Important dates

  • Paper Submission: August 29th, 2022
  • Paper Notification: September 12th, 2022
  • Camera Ready: September 26th, 2022
  • Authors Registration: September 26th, 2022
  • Events date: October 27th to 29th, 2020

Accepted papers

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