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CSN 2008 IASTED International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks
Sep 1, 2008 - Sep 3, 2008 Palma De Mallorca, Spain Apr 15, 2008
 
 

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CALL FOR PAPERS


The Seventh IASTED International Conference on

Communication Systems and Networks
~CSN 2008~

September 1-3, 2008
Palma de Mallorca, Spain



SPONSORS
The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED)
· Technical Committee on Telecommunications

World Modelling and Simulation Forum (WMSF)

PURPOSE
The Seventh IASTED International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (CSN 2008) will create an international forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange new ideas and practical experience in the areas of networks and communication systems. It is an opportunity to present and observe the latest research, results, and ideas in these areas. CSN 2008 will strengthen relations between the communications sector, research laboratories, and universities. All papers submitted to this conference will be peer evaluated by at least two reviewers. Acceptance will be based primarily on originality and contribution.

CSN 2007 will be held in conjunction with the IASTED International Conferences on:
Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing (VIIP 2008)
Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing (ASC 2008)

LOCATION
Coastlines of fine sand and clear water abound on the island of Mallorca, the commercial centre of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Mallorca is surrounded by the Serra Tramunta mountains, offering spectacular views of the varied landscape, including sheer cliffs that drop into the sea, cities of stunning architecture, and Es Raiguer, Mallorca‚??s agricultural plain, where thousands of almond trees, orchards, and vineyards thrive.

Palma de Mallorca, the capital city of Mallorca and the Balearic Islands, bustles with all types of tourist activities. Enjoy strolling through elaborate gardens, walking the medieval city walls, discovering breathtaking basilicas, cathedrals, and Arab baths dating back to the thirteenth century, or visiting the many art galleries that the city has to offer. If you find your way to the Paseo Maritimo, you can join the Mallorcan locals at the Club de Mar for exciting yachting adventures. After dark, the quaint bistros, traditional Spanish bars, and small jazz and blues clubs will charm their way into your fondest memories.

SCOPE
This conference will comprise the following 4 Symposia:

SYMPOSIUM 1: Telecommunications Technology
· Coding and Modulation Techniques
· CDMA Systems
· RF Engineering
· OFDM Technology
· Spread Spectrum Techniques
· Communication Protocols
· Digital Integrated Services (ISDN)
· Channel Measurement and Characterization
· Equalization
· Modeling and Simulation
· Software Applications
· Intelligent Interfaces
· Augmented Reality
· Intelligent Ambience

SYMPOSIUM 2: Wireless Networks
· Wireless IP Networks
· Wireless LAN
· Wireless Personal Communication Systems
· Mobile Computing
· Broadband Mobile Communication Systems
· Multimedia over Wireless
· Wireless Networks Standards and Protocols
· Inter-Working of 2G, 3G, and 4G Wireless Networks
· Cellular Technology
· Mobile Internet
· m-Commerce
· Network Modelling and Simulation
· Sensor Networks
· Ad-Hoc Networks

SYMPOSIUM 3: Optical Communication Systems
· Fiber Optic Communication
· Synchronous Optical Networks (SONET)
· IP and ATM over Optical Networks
· Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM)
· Light Sources (Lasers and LEDs)
· Transmitters and Receivers
· Optical Couplers
· High-Speed Internet
· Applications
SYMPOSIUM 4: Networking
· IPv6
· Content Distribution Networks
· P2P Systems
· High Speed Networking
· Streaming Protocols
· Multicasting
· Modelling and Simulation
· Congestion Control Mechanisms
· High-Speed Routing and Switching

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE
M. Abdel-Hafez ‚?? United Arab Emirates University, UAE
A.A. Abouzeid ‚?? Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
N.D. Alexandru ‚?? ‚??Gh. Asachi" Technical University of IaŇ?i, Romania
F.H. Ali ‚?? University of Sussex, UK
S. An ‚?? Korea University, Korea
I. Barbancho ‚?? University of M√°laga, Spain
J. Barbancho Concejero ‚?? University of Seville, Spain
S.A. Barbulescu ‚?? University of South Australia, Australia
V.E. Boria Esbert ‚?? Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
M. Cagalj ‚?? University of Split, Croatia
R. Carrasco ‚?? University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
H.H. Chang ‚?? I-Shou University, Taiwan
I.B. Collings ‚?? CSIRO, Australia
A. Dadej ‚?? University of South Australia, Australia
R.S. Dilmaghani ‚?? King's College London, UK
A.M. El Kateeb ‚?? University of Michigan, Dearborn, USA
M. El-Tarhuni ‚?? American University of Sharjah, UAE
G. Fortino ‚?? University of Calabria, Italy
F.Z. Ghassemlooy ‚?? Northumbria University, UK
S. Guan ‚?? Brunel University, UK
D. Hogrefe ‚?? University of G√∂ttingen, Germany
X. Huang ‚?? Communications Research Centre Canada, Canada
Y.-F. Huang ‚?? National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
R. Jain ‚?? Washington University in St. Louis, USA
J. Jang ‚?? Dongeui University, Korea
M. Jonsson ‚?? Halmstad University, Sweden
F. Kaderali ‚?? FernUniversit√§t in Hagen, Germany
D. Kim ‚?? Kyungpook National University, Korea
K.H. Koo ‚?? University of Incheon, Korea
G. Lee ‚?? University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Y.-W. Leung ‚?? Hong Kong Baptist University, PRC
W. Li ‚?? University of Toledo, USA
Z. Liu ‚?? Southeast Missouri State University, USA
J. Lloret Mauri ‚?? Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
C. Lu ‚?? Hong Kong Polytechnic University, PRC
L. Mucchi ‚?? University of Florence, Italy
J.K. Muppala ‚?? Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, PRC
X. Perez Costa ‚?? NEC Network Laboratories, Germany, Germany
G.C. Polyzos ‚?? Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
C. Ruland ‚?? University of Siegen, Germany
S. Safavi-Naeini ‚?? University of Waterloo, Canada
S. Salous ‚?? University of Durham, UK
D. Schreurs ‚?? Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
H. Sotobayashi ‚?? National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan
Y. Sun ‚?? University of Hertfordshire, UK
I. Tomkos ‚?? Athens Information Technology Center, Greece
D. Tsang ‚?? Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, PRC
K. Vastola ‚?? Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
A. Vukovic ‚?? Communications Research Centre Canada, Canada
W.K. Wong ‚?? City University of Hong Kong, PRC
E. Yazgan ‚?? Hacettepe University, Turkey
G. Yovanof ‚?? Athens Information Technology, Greece
A.M. Zoubir ‚?? Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany

SUBMISSION OF PAPERS
Submit your paper via our website at: www.iasted.org/conferences/submit-629.html.
All submissions should be in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. The IASTED Secretariat must receive your paper by April 15, 2008. Receipt of paper submission will be confirmed by email.

Complete the online initial paper submission form designating an author who will attend the conference and provide four key words to indicate the subject area of your paper. At least one of the key words must be taken from the list of topics provided under Scope. Initial paper submissions should be approximately six pages. Formatting instructions are available at: www.iasted.org/formatting-initial.htm.

All papers submitted to IASTED conferences must be previously unpublished and may not be considered for publication elsewhere at any time during IASTED's review period. Authors are limited to a maximum of three paper submissions. Authors are responsible for having their papers checked for style and grammar prior to submission to IASTED. Papers may be rejected if the language is not satisfactory.

Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by June 1, 2008. Final manuscripts are due by July 1, 2008. Registration and final payment are due by July 4, 2008. Late registration fees or paper submissions will result in the papers being excluded from the conference proceedings.

Final Papers
Send your final manuscripts via email to: finalpapers@iasted.org. The subject line for the final manuscript submission must include your six-digit paper number. The formatting instructions can be found at: www.iasted.org/formatting-final.htm and must be strictly followed. The page limit for final papers is six single-spaced pages in 10 point Times New Roman font. Only one paper of up to six pages is included in the regular registration fee. There will be an added charge for extra pages and additional papers.

TUTORIALS
Proposals for three-hour tutorials should be submitted online by April 15, 2008. Tutorials are to be submitted via the following website address: www.iasted.org/tutorialsubmit-629.html.

A tutorial proposal should clearly indicate the topic, background knowledge expected of the participants, objectives, time allocations for the major course topics, and the qualifications of the instructor(s).

SPECIAL SESSIONS
Persons wishing to organize a special session should submit a proposal via email to calgary@iasted.org. Proposals should include a session title, a list of the topics covered, and the qualifications and brief biography of the session organizer(s). Papers submitted to the special session must be received by April 10, 2008, unless otherwise stipulated by the Special Session Organizer. A minimum of five papers must be registered and fully paid in order for this session to be included in the conference program. More information on special sessions is available at: www.iasted.org/conferences/sessionsubmit-629.html.

JOURNALS
Expanded and enhanced versions of papers published in the conference proceedings can also be considered for inclusion in one of the IASTED Journals. Information on the submission of papers to journals is available at www.actapress.com/SubmissionInfo.aspx.

Whole proceedings as well as single papers can now be purchased online. Please visit ACTA Press: www.actapress.com.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES
Submissions due April 15, 2008
Notification of acceptance June 1, 2008
Final manuscript due July 1, 2008
Registration and full payment July 4, 2008


For more information, or to be placed on our mailing list, please contact:
IASTED Secretariat ‚?? CSN 2008
Building B6, Suite #101,
2509 Dieppe Avenue SW,
Calgary, Alberta,
Canada T3E 7J9
Phone: +1 403 288 1195
Fax: + 1 403 247 6851
calgary@iasted.org
www.iasted.org



 

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