The 18th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Smart Systems

IEEE MASS is a premier annual forum for sharing original, novel ideas in mobile ad-hoc networks and smart systems, defined broadly. As wireless ad-hoc networks continue to evolve and specialize into a number of application scenarios and environments, and sensor-based systems and technologies increasingly permeate our everyday life and become the inner fabric of the Internet of Things and cyber-physical systems, the unfolding of smart environments such as smart cities, smart farming, smart healthcare, and smart manufacturing, to name a few, demand integrated solutions that can make intelligent use of both cloud and edge systems, while applying machine learning and artificial intelligence tools to handle their growing complexity and to leverage the vast amount of available data created.

Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Computer Society's TCDP, the 18th edition of the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Smart Systems (MASS) will be held as a virtual event in 2021, and it aims at bringing together researchers, developers, and practitioners to address recent advances in mobile ad-hoc and smart systems, covering algorithms, theory, protocols, systems & applications, experimental evaluations and testbeds, security/privacy, as well as AI/ML-based smart design.

COVID Update: IEEE MASS 2021 Goes Virtual:
Following the advice and guidelines from healthcare officials and local authorities, the steering committee has decided to hold IEEE MASS 2021 as a virtual event on Oct. 4-7, 2021. Accepted papers for IEEE MASS 2021 will be included in IEEE Xplore Digital Library after they are presented at the virtual conference. Information and instructions on how to prepare for a virtual presentation will be provided shortly. The organizing committee and program committee will endeavor to ensure high quality of the conference program and excellent experience of conference authors and attendees. Thank you for your understanding and support!

Notice about COVID-19:
We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and a decision whether to hold the conference on-site or virtual will be made by the end of June or early July. Should the conference be held on-site, we understand that travel to Denver, CO, will still be difficult or even impossible for some. We recommend that all authors for accepted papers investigate travel options and apply for entry visa to the U.S., but if the authors are able to prove that on-site attendance of the conference is not possible, we will allow remote presentation.

Student Travel Grant for IEEE MASS 2021
The IEEE Computer Society has generously provided funds to support students to attend IEEE MASS 2021, which will cover the registration fee. Interested students are welcome to apply online at: https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bavQl4ub89YSnGu
only student name, email address, university, and under or graduate student information will be collected.

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