CNSM: Conference on Network and Service Management



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Event When Where Deadline
CNSM 2018 International Conference on Network and Service Management
Nov 5, 2018 - Nov 9, 2018 Rome, Italy Jun 12, 2018
CNSM 2017 13th International Conference on Network and Service Management
Nov 26, 2017 - Nov 30, 2017 Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan Jul 10, 2017
CNSM 2016 12th International Conference on Network and Service Management
Oct 31, 2016 - Nov 4, 2016 Montreal, Canada May 15, 2016
CNSM 2015 11th International Conference on Network and Service Management
Nov 9, 2015 - Nov 13, 2015 Barcelona, Spain May 17, 2015
CNSM 2014 10th IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Network and Service Management
Nov 17, 2014 - Nov 21, 2014 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Apr 15, 2014
CNSM 2013 The 9th International Conference on Network and Service Management
Oct 14, 2013 - Oct 18, 2013 Zürich, Switzerland Apr 30, 2013 (Apr 23, 2013)
CNSM 2012 International Conference on Network and Service Management
Oct 22, 2012 - Oct 26, 2012 Las Vegas, USA Apr 4, 2012 (Mar 28, 2012)
CNSM 2011 7th International Conference on Network and Service Management
Oct 24, 2011 - Oct 28, 2011 Paris, France Apr 4, 2011 (Mar 28, 2011)
CNSM 2010 6th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Network and Service Management
Oct 25, 2010 - Oct 29, 2010 Niagara Falls, Canada Jun 11, 2010

Present CFP : 2018


14th International Conference on Network and Service Management

5-9 November 2018, Rome, Italy


The 14th International Conference on Network and Service Management
(CNSM) is inviting authors to submit original contributions in
the network and service management research area. CNSM 2018 is
a selective single-track conference, covering all aspects of the
management of networks and services, pervasive systems, enterprises,
and cloud computing environments. The core track is accompanied
by a series of workshops and poster sessions.

Papers accepted and presented at CNSM 2018 will be published open
access on the conference Web site (with IFIP copyright). Authors
of selected papers accepted for publication in the CNSM 2018
proceedings will be invited to submit an extended version of their
paper to the IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

Network Management
- Software-defined networks
- Virtual networks
- Overlay networks
- Wireless networks and cellular networks
- Wireless sensor networks
- Internet of Things networks
- Information-centric networks
- Enterprise networks and campus networks
- Data center networks
- Optical networks
- IP networks
- Home networks
- Access networks
- SCADA networks and distributed control systems
- Smart Cities and Smart Grids

Management Paradigms
- Centralized management
- Distributed management
- Hierarchical management
- Federated management
- Autonomic and cognitive management
- Policy-based management
- Pro-active management
- Energy-aware management
- Quality of experience-centric management

Service Management
- Cloud computing services
- Content delivery services
- Multimedia services
- Internet connectivity and Internet access
- Internet of Things services
- Security services
- Context-aware services
- Information technology services

Business Management
- Economic aspects
- Multi-stakeholder aspects
- Service level agreements
- Lifecycle aspects
- Process and workflow aspects
- Legal perspective
- Regulatory perspective
- Privacy aspects

Functional Areas
- Deployment management
- Fault management
- Configuration management
- Accounting management
- Performance management
- Security management

Management Technologies
- Network function virtualization
- Software-defined networking
- Orchestration
- Cloud computing and cloud storage
- Communication protocols
- Middleware
- Data models, information models semantic models
- Operations support systems and business support systems
- Information visualization

- Mathematical optimization
- Control theory
- Probability theory, stochastic processes, and queuing theory
- Machine learning
- Evolutionary algorithms
- Economic theory and game theory
- Mathematical logic and automated reasoning
- Data mining and (big) data analysis
- Monitoring and measurements
- Computer simulation experiments
- Prototype implementation and testbed experimentation
- Field trials


Authors are invited to submit original contributions that have
not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. Papers
should be prepared using the IEEE 2-column conference style and are
limited to 8 pages excluding references (full papers) or 4 pages
excluding references (short papers). They have to be submitted
electronically in PDF format through EDAS. Papers exceeding page
limits, multiple submissions, and self-plagiarized papers will be
rejected without further review. All other papers will sustain
a thorough single-blind review process, followed by a rebuttal

Paper Submission : June 12, 2018
Acceptance Notification: August 27, 2018
Camera Ready due : October 7, 2018
Conference : 5-9 November, 2018


General Chair

Stefano Salsano (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy)

Technical Program Co-Chairs

Roberto Riggio (CREATE-NET, Italy)
Toufik Ahmed (University of Bordeaux, France)
Taghrid Samak (Google, USA)

Steering Committee

Raouf Boutaba (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Marcus Brunner (Swisscom, Switzerland)
Prosper Chemouil (Orange Labs, France)
James Hong (POSTECH, Korea)
Deep Medhi (University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA)
Aiko Pras (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Doug Zuckerman (Applied Communication Sciences, USA)

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