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VEHITS is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication


The purpose of the 2nd International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems (VEHITS) is to bring together engineers, researchers and practitioners interested in the advances and applications in the field of Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems.
This conference focuses on innovative applications, tools and platforms in all technology areas such as signal processing, wireless communications, informatics and electronics, related to different kinds of vehicles, including cars, off-road vehicles, trains, ships, underwater vehicles, or flying machines, and the intelligent transportation systems that connect and manage large numbers of vehicles, not only in the context of smart cities but in many other application domains.

Papers describing advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques and general survey papers indicating future directions are also encouraged. Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed below. Accepted papers, presented at the conference by one of the authors, will be published in the Proceedings of VEHITS. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. Both full research reports and work-in-progress reports are welcome. There will be both oral and poster sessions.

Special sessions, dedicated to case-studies and commercial presentations, as well as tutorials dedicated to technical/scientific topics are also envisaged: companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in holding a tutorial, workshop or special session are invited to contact the conference secretariat or visit the VEHITS conference website.


Avaliable soon.


Venkatesh PrasadFord Motor Company, United States
Danil ProkhorovToyota Tech Center, United States


Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

Only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas. All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.


All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef ( and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library.
It is planned to publish a short list of revised and extended versions of presented papers with Springer in a CCIS Series book.
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by .


Conference Date: 23 - 24 April, 2016

Paper Submission: December 7, 2015 (expired)
Authors Notification:
February 1, 2016 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
February 16, 2016 (expired)

Paper Submission: January 12, 2016 (expired)
Authors Notification:
February 9, 2016 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
February 23, 2016 (expired)

Workshop Proposal: January 8, 2016 (expired)

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: January 26, 2016 (expired)
Paper Submission: February 10, 2016 (expired)
Authors Notification: February 24, 2016 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration: March 10, 2016 (expired)

Tutorial Proposal: March 1, 2016 (expired)

Demo Proposal: March 1, 2016 (expired)

Panel Proposal: March 1, 2016 (expired)


VEHITS Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
             2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186


Our event will take place at the Barceló Aran Mantegna Hotel, strategically located in the city of Rome due to the proximity with the city center and the International Airports Fiumicino and Ciampino.


Oleg GusikhinFord Motor Company, United States


Markus HelfertMaynooth University, Ireland


Thomas Adler, , United States
Shlomo Bekhor, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Mohamed Benbouzid, University of Brest, France
Sandford Bessler, Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), Austria
Neila Bhouri, IFSTTAR, France
Zoltan Bokor, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Catalin Buiu, Universitatea Politehnica din Bucuresti, Romania
Yongcan Cao, University of Texas at San Antonio, United States
Gihwan Cho, Jeonbuk National University, Korea, Republic of
Seibum Choi, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of
Andy Chow, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Francesco Corman, , Netherlands
Mariagrazia Dotoli, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Bertrand Ducourthial, Université de Technologie de Compiegne, France
Mehmet Önder Efe, Hacettepe Univ., Turkey
Lino Figueiredo, ISEP - Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal
Gaspare Galati, Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
Fernando García, Intelligent Systems Lab., Universidad Carlos III, Spain
Yi Guo, The University of Texas at Dallas, United States
Zhongsheng Hou, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Fu-Chien Kao, Da-Yeh University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Hakil Kim, Inha University, Korea, Republic of
Xiangjie Kong, Dalian University of Technology, China
Zdzislaw Kowalczuk, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Milan Krbálek, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
Wei Liu, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Hongchao Liu, Texas Tech University, United States
João P. Lopes, INESC TEC / Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Zi-Feng Ma, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Youcef Mezouar, IFMA/Institut Pascal, France
Lyudmila Mihaylova, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Pedro Moura, Institute of Systems and Robotics - University of Coimbra, Portugal
Mirco Nanni, Italian National Research Council, Italy
Katsuhiro Nishinari, University of tokyo, Japan
Alfredo Núñez, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Carolina Osorio, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
Dario Pacciarelli, Roma Tre University, Italy
Markos Papageorgiou, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Ioannis Papamichail, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Brian Park, University of Virginia, United States
Paulo Pereirinha, Polytechnic of Coimbra - ISEC, Portugal
Hazem H. Refai, University of Oklahoma, United States
Gianfranco Rizzo, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Claudio Roncoli, Aalto University, Finland
Carla Silva, , Portugal
Silvia Siri, University of Genova, Italy
Uwe Stilla, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany
Todor Stoilov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
C. J. Taylor, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Ahmet Teke, Çukurova Üniversity, Turkey
Tomer Toledo, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Balint Vanek, , Hungary
Kyongsu Yi, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Peng Zhang, , China
Jianhua Zhang, East China University of Science and Technology, China
Hengbing Zhao, UC Davis, United States
Nan Zheng, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland