ICNS: International Conference on Networking and Services



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Event When Where Deadline
ICNS 2017 The Thirteenth International Conference on Networking and Services
May 21, 2017 - May 25, 2017 Barcelona, Spain Jan 26, 2017
ICNS 2013 The Ninth International Conference on Networking and Services
Mar 24, 2013 - Mar 29, 2013 Lisbon, Portugal Nov 18, 2012
ICNS 2010 The Sixth International Conference on Networking and Services
Mar 7, 2010 - Mar 13, 2010 Cancun, Mexico Nov 1, 2009
ICNS 2009 The Fifth International Conference on Networking and Services
Apr 21, 2009 - Apr 25, 2009 Valencia, Spain Nov 1, 2009
ICNS 2008 The Fourth International Conference on Networking and Services
Mar 16, 2008 - Mar 21, 2008 Gosier, Guadeloupe, France Oct 5, 2007

Present CFP : 2017


ICNS 2017, The Thirteenth International Conference on Networking and Services

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2017/ICNS17.html

Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2017/SubmitICNS17.html

CONNET 2017, The International Symposium on Advances in Content-oriented Networks and Systems

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2017/CONNET.html

Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2017/CONNET.html#SubmitAPaper

Event schedule: May 21 - 25, 2017 - Barcelona, Spain


- regular papers [in the proceedings, digital library]

- short papers (work in progress) [in the proceedings, digital library]

- ideas: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- extended abstracts: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- posters: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- posters: slide only [slide-deck posted at www.iaria.org]

- presentations: slide only [slide-deck posted at www.iaria.org]

- demos: two pages [posted at www.iaria.org]

- doctoral forum submissions: [in the proceedings, digital library]

Proposals for:

- mini symposia: see http://www.iaria.org/symposium.html

- workshops: see http://www.iaria.org/workshop.html

- tutorials: [slide-deck posed on www.iaria.org]

- panels: [slide-deck posed on www.iaria.org]

Submission deadline: January 3, 2017

Sponsored by IARIA, www.iaria.org

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org

Print proceedings will be available via Curran Associates, Inc.: http://www.proceedings.com/9769.html

Articles will be archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library: http://www.thinkmind.org

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and comply with the editorial rules: http://www.iaria.org/editorialrules.html

ICNS 2017 Topics (for topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2017/CfPICNS17.html


TRENDS: Trends in networking and services

Network function virtualization (NFV); Service availability in the NFV; Multi-services in LTE; Resilience in software defined networks (SDN); Indoor 5G wireless access; Scalability in 5G; Cognitive 5G; QoS in SDN-enabled 5G systems; Cross-layer frameworks; Services in big data platforms; Technologies in Cloud storage service; Cloud-based Web applications; Multi-operator shared heterogeneous networks; Virtualization-based control; Cloud radio access; Incremental synchronization in Clouds; Changes for cognitive wireless networks; Power efficiency via interferences; Cognitive networks and spectrum sensing; Massive beamforming ; Ultra-lean systems; Spectrum-sharing communications; Information retrieval protocols; Multi-access MAC protocols; Multi-user indoor communications; Energy harvesting; Sensing-as-a-Service; Ultrasound sensor networks; QoS-aware body area networks; Robust sensing services; Cloud of things; Cloud and smart grid vulnerabilities; Polarization-agile antennas; Service perceptual quality; Geographical routing protocols; Femto-Clouds; Services in urban environments; Services for data handling in smart cities; Wideband massive MMO; Cache performance; Energy-efficient resource allocation; Content delivery service; MIMO cognitive radio networks; All-spectrum cognitive solutions; Cognitive machine-to-machine networks; Adaptive multiple access schemes; Network service providers; Heterogeneous cellular networks; Caching in mobile cellular networks; Cognitive radio ad hoc networks; Opportunistic unlicensed spectra utilization; Adaptation in Cyber-physical systems; Service availability models

ENCOT: Emerging Network Communications and Technologies

Software defined networks and Network functions virtualization; Future mobile networks: 4G, 5G, and LTE spectra; Mobile Cloud systems; Internet of Things (IOT); Sensing and sensor networks; Energy-aware networks; Content-oriented networking; Cellular cognitive networks; Access and home networks; Ad hoc networks; Application-specific networks (e.g. SANs); Autonomic Networks; Delay-tolerant Networking; Distributed communications systems & applications; High-speed & optical networks; Mobile networking and systems; Multimedia and multicast communications; Networking Communication theory; Network modeling & simulation; Network monitoring techniques; Network security; Next Generation Networks (NGN); Overlay networks; Peer-to-peer networking; Programmable and Active Networks; Sensor networks; Wireless and Satellite Networks; Content-oriented networks; Ambient environments

CGNS: CLOUD/GRID Networks and Services

CLOUD frameworks, architectures, computation, storage; GRID theory, frameworks, methodologies, architecture, ontology; Cloud and GRID infrastructure and technologies; CLOUD/GRID middleware; CLOUD computing, utility computing, autonomic computing, metacomputing; Programmable CLOUD/GRID; CLOUD services and applications; VIRTUALIZATION, modeling, and metadata; Resource management, scheduling, and scalability in CLOUD/GRID; CLOUD/GRID monitoring, control, and management; Traffic and load balancing in CLOUD/GRID; User profiles and priorities in CLOUD/GRID; Performance and security in CLOUD/GRID systems; Fault tolerance, resilience, survivability, robustness in CLOUD/GRID; QoS/SLA in CLOUD/GRID networks; CLOUD/GRID fora, standards, development, evolution; CLOUD/GRID case studies, validation testbeds, prototypes, and lessons learned

UBI: Ubiquitous mobile services and protocols

Frameworks, architectures, and languages for ubiquitous services; Queries, transactions and workflows in mobile and ubiquitous Networks; Algorithms for ubiquitous systems; SLA/QoS in ubiquitous services; Ontology-based services; Location-based services; Protocols and interaction mechanisms for ubiquitous services; Mobile services and service convergence; Service discovery mechanisms; Tracking in ubiquitous environments; Measurement, control, and management of ubiquitous services; Design and development of ubiquitous services; Wireless/mobile service delivery

SERVI: Multi-technology service deployment and assurance

Service-oriented architectures; Service definition, creation, bundling, deployment; Service reuse, composition and service feature interaction; Service orchestration and federation; Inter-provider service dependency; Intra-provider service dependency and service interaction; Service middleware and service development platforms (SDPs); Service open architecture (SOA); Profiling and service adaptation; Service privacy and security; Quality of service, service level agreement [QoS/SLA]; Service agreement violations; Mobile services and service migration; Reliability, availability, serviceability [RAS]; Service performance metrics; Traffic engineering, metering, monitoring; Voice over IP services; IP Multimedia services; Real-time/not-real-rime services; Real-time services over IP/IPv6; Service performance evaluation, tools, simulation

NGNUS: Next Generation Networks and Ubiquitous Services

Methodologies, development support, and tools for NGN and converging services; NGN and convergence of ubiquitous services; NGN frameworks, architectures, and concepts; NGN technologies and mechanisms; QoS/SLA, traffic in NGN; NGN transport/service layered capabilities and operations; NGN concepts for active, ad hoc, mobile, and wireless networks; 3G, 4G, and 5G Mobile networks; Fixed/mobile networks integration and internetworking; Services and service differentiation over NGN; Managing ubiquitous services in NGN; NGN interworking, non-NGN interoperability, migration; Regulatory services in NGN and standard activities; NGN device instrumentation; NGN policy-based control; Next Generation Internet

COMAN: Network Control and Management

Network, control and service architectures; Measurement of stream characteristics (reordering, delay, losses, jitter, etc.); Network signaling, pricing and billing; Network middleware; Network management, monitoring and control; Network resource scheduling; Networks policy-based management; Management of autonomic networks and systems; Telecommunication networks architectures; On-demand networks, utility computing architectures; Traffic engineering; Impact of packet dynamics on application performance; Applications and case studies

MPQSI: Multi Provider QoS/SLA Internetworking

Architectures, frameworks, mechanisms for admission control and measurement; QoS in multi-provider and multi-technology networks; Service classes and multi-provider service class discovery; Service level agreement and service assurance in multi-provider environments; Carrier-class end-to-end SLA and QoS monitoring and management; Multi provider accounting/billing/cost sharing; Management, monitoring, and measurements in multi-provider networks; End-to-end QoS/SLA advanced network services in multi-provider networks; End-to-end QoS/SLA for multimedia applications and services in multi-provider networks; Security issues in multi-service provider networks; Business models for multi-providers under QoS/SLA constraints; Standards and fora activities

SDN: Software Defined Networking

SDN architectures; Openflow protocols; SDN switches and routers; SDN controllers; Network operating systems; SDN scalability; Virtualization; Flow based operation; Distributed Controllers; State distribution in SDN control; Fault tolerance in SDN; Secure and dependable SDN; Openflow vulnerabilities; Software defined Internet architectures;Scaling virtualized functions; Traffic engineering with SDN; Abstractions for SDN; Network programming languages; Information centric networking and SDN; SDN in cloud computing; SDN applications; SDN in wireless environment; Controller performance evaluations; Mobility solutions

EDNA: Emergency Services and Disaster Recovery of Networks and Applications

Theory on disaster-tolerant robust networks; Recovery by disruption resource procedures; Security issues with emergency services and disaster recovery; Networks resiliency methods; Formal methods for safety-critical systems; Networks emergency services; Public safety, reliable emergency communications, and applications; Response to the networks emergency services; Disaster prevention and recovery; Fighting mechanisms for disaster of networks and applications; Notifications and recovery in various network technologies; Customer protection and serviceability perception; Cost models and business impact; Cultural and legal aspects; Future advanced network development and evolution; Standards and guidelines; Lawful interception and defense strategies;

DEPLOY: Deploying the Future Infrastructures

Advanced Topics and Latest Developments in IPv6; IPv6 Deployment Experiences and Case Studies; IPv6 Enabled Applications and Devices; Deploying large-scale Internet of Things (IoT)-based networks and services; Optical Network Infrastructures; Deploying 5G and beyond networks; Deploying sensor networks; Deploying wireless and wired body-networks

CGOBS: CLOUD/GRID over Optical Burst Switching Networks

Terabit burst switching; Burst assembly for IP DiffServ over optical burst switching networks; Optical network infrastructure for CLOUD/GRID; Synchronous stream optical burst switching; Optical burst switching based CLOUD/GRID architectures; Reliable optical burst switching for next-generation Grid networks; Optical burst switching for IP-over-WDM/DWDM; Customizable Grid-to-optical network; Ultra high capacity optical networks; Hybrid optical burst/circuit switched for CLOUD/GRID-enabled optical networks; Job scheduling in optical burst switching CLOUD/GRID networks; Architecture and middleware for CLOUD/GRID-Over-OBS

APP: Users, applications, and business models

Mobile user interfaces; Ubiquitous user-generated content (weblogs, wikis, etc.); Mobile and ubiquitous computing; User modeling and personalization; Context- and location-aware applications; Toolkits, testbeds, development environments; Tools and techniques for designing, implementing, & evaluating ubiquitous networks and services; Constructing, deploying and prototyping of ubiquitous applications; Evaluation of user models for ubiquitous environments; On-line analytical techniques; Human-computer interaction in ubiquitous computing environments; Ubiquitous e-Development (business, science, health, etc.); Case Studies; Emerging industrial/business/scientific ubiquitous scenarios

CONNET 2017 Topics (for topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2017/CONNET.html#CallForPapers


CON and CDN concepts and architectures

Content naming in CON

Content-based (adaptive) routing and forwarding

CON content delivery and dissemination

In-network caching policies in CON

CDN and P2P caching policies and solutions

CON specific protocols

Resources and traffic management in CON

CON multicast and mobility solutions

Media and real time content delivery and QoS assurance in CON

CON solutions for security

Energy-efficient CON networking

CON performance evaluation and scalability

Application Programming Interfaces

CON implementation and deployment in real networks: seamless or revolutionary

CON Publish/subscribe systems

CON in cloud environments

CON in SDN (Software Defined Networking) and virtualization frameworks

CON-CDN-P2P cooperation for content delivery

Content-based high level communication services

Content-based approach in special contexts: vehicular networks, Web Servers Clusters, Delay-tolerant networks


ICNS 2017 Committee: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2017/ComICNS17.html

CONNET 2017 Committee: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2017/CONNET.html#Committees

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