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NTMS 2012 : 5th IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security


Conference Series : New Technologies, Mobility and Security
When May 7, 2012 - May 10, 2012
Where Istanbul, Turkey
Submission Deadline Dec 19, 2011
Notification Due Feb 22, 2012
Final Version Due Mar 7, 2012

Call For Papers

Fifth IFIP International Conference on
New Technologies, Mobility and Security
May 7 - 10, 2012, Istanbul- Turkey

With the technical sponsorship of IFIP TC6


NTMS'2012 is the Fifth International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security that will be held from 7 to 10 May 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey.

NTMS'2012 aims at fostering advances in the areas of New Technologies, Wireless Networks, Mobile Computing, Ad hoc and Ambient Networks, QoS,

Network Security and E-commerce, to mention a few, and provides a dynamic forum for researchers, students and professionals to present their state-of-the-art research and development in these interesting areas.

The event will be combined with tutorial sessions and workshops. Tutorials will precede the main program, aiming at the dissemination of mature knowledge and technology advances in the field. Two or more Workshops will immediately follow the main conference, offering the opportunity for a more focused exchange of ideas and presentation of on-going research relevant to following tracks (More information and the full call-for-papers can be found on the conference web):

Track 1 : Mobility & Wireless networks

- Mobile 3G, 4G, LTE (Long Term Evolution), convergence (IMS, etc.)
- Wireless MAC protocols
- Media sensor and ad hoc networks
- Self-organizing of wireless networks
- Mesh networks and autonomic systems
- Satellite Systems
- Vehicular Communication Technologies and Systems
- Routing, QoS and scheduling
- Resource allocation management
- Analysis, simulation, measurement and performance evaluation
- Cross-layer network design and optimization
- Cognitive radio and smart antenna
- Testbed experiments, Mobile/Wireless Applications and Services
- Wireless and mobile multimedia systems
- Integration of heterogeneous mobile, wireless and wireline networks
- Mobility, location and handoff management
- Wireless services and middleware platforms
- Green communications

Track 2: Security


Thematic areas:
- Security engineering. Methodologies, formalisms, modeling, tools, code instrumentation ....
- Cryptography. Algorithms, protocols, attacks...
- Security in distributed systems.
- Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems.
- Light-weight cryptography.
- Information Hiding. Steganography ...
- Privacy and Anonymity.
- Security assurance. Evaluation, testing, formal proofs, certification.
- Quantum Cryptography and QKD.
- Trusted computing. Analyses and attacks, practical applications...
- Surveillance and monitoring. Intrusion detection, monitoring techniques, architectures,...
- Infrastructure. Middleware, proxies, PKIs, AAAs, SSO, credentials...
- Social and psychological aspects of security. User-centered security evaluation, perception of security and threats...
- Security and usability.
Application areas:
- Service Oriented Computing. Platform security, access control, Security of the SOC processes (Negotiation, Orchestration), Identification of services...
- Cloud computing. Platform security, data protection, software protection, surveillance and dynamic reaction.
- Ubiquitous computing, pervasive computing and ambient intelligence. Secure system models, development support, dynamic reaction, self-* systems
- Embedded systems. Dynamic replaceability, system security assessment, secure system composition, tampering-resistance...
- Security in system evolution. Design for secure evolution, evolution-oriented surveillance, security patches...
- Critical infrastructures. Protection architectures, redundancy and replication, scalability issues...

Track 3: New Technologies & services


- New generation Internet, Post IP and IPv6
- NGN architectures, protocols and services management and delivery
- Web 2.0 applications and IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystems)
- Next generation systems & Service-oriented techniques
- IPTV and content distribution networks
- User-centric networking and services
- multimedia indexing and retrieval
- Personalized access to media systems
- Context/content-aware services
- Smart Homes and E-Health
- Web Commerce & Services, Data models, Web searching & querying
- Web Mining & Web Semantics
- Web service based Grid computing and P2P computing
- Advanced identification techniques (Biometrics, RFID, etc.)
- Virtualization technologies for grid and parallel computing.
- Interactive media, voice and video, games, immersive applications
- Network virtualization, virtual private networks (VPN), and services
- VoIP protocols and services
- Content-based networking: caching, distribution, load balancing, resiliency
- Mobile/wireless content distribution

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Submission Instructions

Papers should be in English, strictly not exceeding 5 double-column pages

(3,000 words), in Adobe PDF format (which is the only accepted format for NTMS 2012).

To access the full list of topics, submission guidelines, as well as venue and travel information please visit:

Proposals for half/full day tutorials are also solicited based on the NTMS topics. Tutorial proposals should identify the intended audience and outline the scope and the depth of material to be covered. Past experience and successes of the presenter should be given explicitly and will be considered positively. We are particularly interested in tutorials that foster knowledge exchange among the researchers present at NTMS 2012.

Workshop proposals should provide sufficient information to evaluate the quality and importance of the topic, the goals of the workshop, and the size of the interested community. Proposals should identify one or more chairs and several other individuals willing to serve on an organizing committee and assist with publicity and reviewing. Proposals should be 2-4 pages and contain at least the following information.


Main conference
---Paper Submission Due: December 19, 2011
---Paper Notification: February 22, 2012
---Camera Ready Due: March 07, 2012

---Tutorial Proposal Submission: October 28, 2011
---Tutorial Proposal Notification: November 10, 2011

---Workshop Proposal Submission: October 28, 2011
---Workshop Proposal Notification: November 10, 2011

Demos & NTMS Innovative Projects
---Demo & Innovative Projects Proposal Submission: March 29, 2012
---Demo & Innovative Projects Proposal Notification: April 13, 2012

General Chair
Albert Levi, Sabanci University, Turkey

TPC co-Chairs (Security Track)
Antonio Mana, University of Malaga, Spain
Marek Klonowski, TU Wroclaw, Poland

TPC co-Chairs (Mobility/Wireless Track)
Ozgur Gurbuz, Sabanci University, Turkey
Mona Ghassemian, University of Greenwich, UK

TPC co-Chairs (New Technologies Track)
Matteo Cesana, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Susana Sargento, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Tutorial Chair
Wassim Haddad, Ericsson, Sweden

Workshop Co-chairs
Fatma A. Omara, Cairo University, Egypt
Thomas Watteyne, Dust Networks, USA

Publicity Chair
Mohamad Badra, Dhofar University, Oman
Nicolas Sklavos, Technological Educational Institute of Patras, Greece

Finance Chair
Ibrahim Hajjeh, Ineovation, France

Local Organization Committee Chair
Erkay Savas, Sabanci University, Turkey

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