"Smart space technologies and services"
is very wide-ranging multidisciplinary research,
development and application field of rapid growth
and expansion. The conference BEC2012 will
provide an opportunity to come together and
discuss ones recent research work in defined
topics of the field at an international forum in
Topics of the BEC2012 will
include, but will not necessarily be limited to,
the following areas:
Semiconductor Electronics: Technologies, Devices,
Wide-band-gap, solar cell, thermoelectric, and
nanomaterials, their technologies,
characterisation and parameter modelling. Nano-,
micro-, opto-, and thermoelectric, devices, their
theory, characterisation, modelling and
2. Integrated Electronics
digital, and mixed signal IC design. Design and
simulation software. System level modeling and
design. Theoretical studies of PLLs, converters,
regulators, oscillators, etc. Low power
solutions. Energy harvesting.
3. Test, Verification, and
Design for testability, defect modelling, test
generation, fault simulation, fault diagnosis,
built-in self-test, fault tolerance,
verification, validation, debug and modern
methods of education in the field of design and
test of electronic systems.
4. Embedded Systems
specification, design and analysis of embedded
systems; HW/SW systems; Real-time, networked, and
dependable systems; Multi-core SoC and NoC
architectures, simulation and design; Software
for MPSoC and multi-core systems; Embedded system
integration, simulation, validation and testing;
Low power systems; Emerging technologies.
5. Dependable Computing
requirements for the delivered dependable
services of systems. The requirements to the
quality of service, continuous availability,
survivability in the advent of failures,
confidentiality, intrusion tolerance, etc.
Dependability concerning and requiring
attributes, such as reliability, availability,
safety, and security, as well as human factors.
6. Instrumentation and
acquisition; communication and control
instruments and systems, incl. hardware and
software problems; signal and data processing;
systems integration aspects. All wired and
wireless communications, including RF circuits
and systems; optical transmission;
navigation/positioning; data communications and
networking; radar/sonar; military applications;
RFID solutions; etc.
7. Biomedical Electronics
Sensors, signals, and electronic instruments for
measurement and acquisition of biomedical data;
modelling and monitoring of biological objects in
scientific experiments and medical treatment.
8. Power Electronics
Theoretical and practical aspects of
implementation of power converters in industry
and transportation, modeling, simulation and
control of power electronics, distributed power
generation, integrated renewable systems, smart
grids, hybrid- and full-electric vehicles.
9. Signal Processing
processing of sensor data, in communication and
multimedia (audio, speech, image, video),
special signal processing devices, etc.
10. System Identification
Multifrequency, spectroscopic measurements.
Multisite measurements, focusing and
localization, tomography. Measurement signals and
signal processing methods. Energy efficient
system identification. Impedance measurement
(electrical, acoustical, optical, mechanical).
Measurement of biological parameters of human
Special Session: Learning
e-learning in engineering. Learning environments.
Learning technologies. Automation of assessment.
Knowledge management. Analysis of learning
processes. Competence maps. Feedback in learning.