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RNDM 2013 : 5th International Workshop on Reliable Networks Design and Modeling


When Sep 10, 2013 - Sep 13, 2013
Where Almaty, Kazakhstan
Submission Deadline Apr 25, 2013
Notification Due Jun 15, 2013
Final Version Due Jul 1, 2013
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Call For Papers


Call for Papers

RNDM 2013

5th International Workshop on Reliable
Networks Design and Modeling

September 10-13, 2013, Almaty, Kazakhstan

technically co-sponsored by
IEEE and IFIP TC6 WG 6.10

Publication of accepted papers in IEEE Xplore and in printed proceedings

Publication of extended version of RNDM 2013 top papers in a special issue
of Optical Switching and Networking Journal (Elsevier).

Paper submission web page:

RNDM has been established as a single-track workshop each time attracting
world-class participants from both academia and industry working in the
area of reliable networks design and modeling. RNDM 2013 follows the
success of the first four events that took place in St. Petersburg (2009,
2012), Moscow (2010), and Budapest (2011), accordingly.

RNDM 2013 will be held on Sept. 10-13, 2013 in Holiday Inn Almaty Hotel,
Almaty, Kazakhstan. More information about the venue, Almaty city, and
Kazakhstan can be found at:

RNDM 2013 topics cover, but are not necessarily limited to the following:

- coordination of multilayer survivability operations,
- design of dedicated/shared backup paths,
- end-to-end resilience,
- energy efficiency in survivable networks,
- fast service recovery,
- fault and disruption tolerance evaluation,
- fault management and control in survivable networks,
- Future Internet reliability,
- green networks reliability,
- impact on detection accuracy and latency on survivability,
- management issues in reliable networks design,
- methods for measurement, evaluation, or validation of survivability,
- metrics of reliable communications,
- modeling different types of failures,
- modeling malicious behavior or attacks on networks,
- models and algorithms of survivable networks design and modeling,
- multilayer networks survivability,
- network dependability,
- network reliability vs. economy-related issues,
- network reliability standardization aspects,
- optical networks survivability,
- p-cycles and other protection structures,
- planning and optimization of reliable networks,
- QoS and QoE in reliable communications,
- restoration strategies under different types of failures,
- reliable networks performance evaluation,
- reliability of wireless-wired communications,
- reliability of wireless sensor networks
- reliability of multi-domain communications,
- reliability of emerging communication technologies
- reliability of vehicle-to-vehicle communications,
- role of redundancy in survivable networks,
- security-related issues in reliable networks,
- self-regenerative networks,
- service-oriented survivability,
- service resilience differentiation,
- survivability of anycast and multicast networks,
- survivability of converged services (VoIP, IP-TV, Mobile TV),
- survivability of grid and distributed computing systems,
- survivability of P2P and overlay systems,
- survivability under traffic grooming in multilayer networks,
- theory and methods of reliability and availability,
- use of self-healing techniques in surviving attacks,
- wireless access networks survivability,
- wireless mesh networks survivability.

The authors are encouraged to submit full papers describing original,
previously unpublished research results, not currently under review by
another conference or journal, addressing state-of-the-art research and
development in the area of reliable networks design and modeling. Paper
submission is done via EDAS (
The total length of a paper should not exceed 7 pages formatted according
to the IEEE Template. All submitted papers will be reviewed. Accepted
papers are planned to be published in IEEE Xplore and indexed in relevant

A Best Paper Award will be given.

Extended versions of RNDM 2013 top papers will be published in a special
issue of Optical Switching and Networking Journal (Elsevier).

Keynote Talk - September 10, 2013 (9:30 AM - 10:30 AM)

Prof. Luigi Fratta (Politecnico di Milano, IT), Life Fellow of IEEE

Title: Do energy efficiency strategies necessarily conflict with
reliability in wireless and wired networks?

More details of the talk avaialble at:

Important dates:
- Paper submission deadline: April 25, 2013
- Notification deadline: June 15, 2013
- Camera-ready: July 1, 2013

RNDM 2013 Organization:
General Chair
Jacek Rak, Gdansk University of Technology (PL)

Hussein Mouftah, Ottawa University (CA)
Wen-De Zhong, Nanyang Technological University (SG)

Steering Commiittee
Maurice Gagnaire, Telecom ParisTech (FR)
Josep Sole Pareta, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (ES)
Mario Pickavet, Ghent University - IBBT (BE)
Michal Pioro, Warsaw University of Technology (PL), Lund University (SE)
Jacek Rak, Gdansk University of Technology (PL)
James P.G. Sterbenz, The University of Kansas (US), Lancaster Univ. (UK)

Technical Program Committee

Achim Autenrieth, ADVA Optical Networking SE (DE)
Peter Babarczi, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (HU)
Thomas Bauschert, Chemnitz University of Technology (DE)
Walid Ben-Ameur, Telecom SudParis (FR)
Stefano Bregni, Politecnico di Milano (IT)
Cicek Cavdar, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (SE)
Piotr Cholda, AGH University of Science and Technology (PL)
Tibor Cinkler, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (HU)
John Doucette, TRLabs, University of Alberta (CA)
George Ellinas, University of Cyprus (CY)
Luigi Fratta, Politecnico do Milano (IT)
Maurice Gagnaire, Telecom ParisTech (FR)
Nasir Ghani, University of New Mexico (US)
Alessio Giorgetti, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (IT)
Teresa Gomes, University of Coimbra (PT)
Matthias Gunkel, Deutsche Telekom AG (DE)
Ece Guran Schmidt, Middle East Technical University (TR)
Anwar Haque, Bell (CA)
Bjarne Helvik, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NO)
Brigitte Jaumard, Concordia University (CA)
Jason Jue, University of Texas, Dallas (US)
Noriaki Kamiyama, NTT (JP)
Burak Kantarci, University of Ottawa (CA)
Sun-il Kim, University of St. Thomas (US)
Arie Koster, RWTH Aachen (DE)
Igor Kotenko, SPIIRAS (RU)
Wojciech Molisz, Gdansk University of Technology (PL)
Annalisa Morea, Alcatel Lucent (FR)
Dritan Nace, Universite de Technologie de Compiegne (FR)
Dimitri Papadimitriou, Alcatel-Lucent Bell (BE)
Eleni Palkopoulou, Athens Information Technology (GR)
Mario Pickavet, Ghent University - iMinds (BE)
Michal Pioro, Warsaw University of Technology (PL), Lund University (SE)
Jacek Rak, Gdansk University of Technology (PL)
Byrav Ramamurthy, University of Nebraska Lincoln (US)
Roberto Sabella, Ericsson (IT)
Marcus Schoeller, NEC (DE)
Samir Sebbah, Concordia University (CA)
Arun Somani, Iowa State University (US)
Dimitri Staessens, Ghent University - iMinds (BE)
James Sterbenz, The University of Kansas (US), Lancaster University (UK)
Suresh Subramaniam, George Washington University (US)
Marco Tacca, University of Texas, Dallas (US)
Janos Tapolcai, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (HU)
Wouter Tavernier, Ghent University - iMinds (BE)
David Tipper, Pittsburgh University (US)
Ioannis Tomkos, Athens Information Technology (GR)
Massimo Tornatore, Politecnico di Milano (IT)
Kishor Trivedi, Duke University (US)
Jean Philippe Vasseur, CISCO (FR)
Luis Velasco, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (ES)
Vinod Vokkarane, University of Massachusetts (US)
Krzysztof Wajda, AGH University of Science and Technology (PL)
Krzysztof Walkowiak, Wroclaw University of Technology (PL)
Roland Wessaely, atesio GmbH (DE)
Lena Wosinska, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (SE)
Hideaki Yoshino, Nippon Institute of Technology (JP)
Hongfang Yu, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (CN)
Mateusz Zotkiewicz, Warsaw University of Technology (PL)

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