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INDS 2014 : International Conference on advanced Networking, Distributed Systems and Applications


When Jun 17, 2014 - Jun 19, 2014
Where Bejaia, Algeria
Submission Deadline Feb 16, 2014
Notification Due Mar 31, 2014
Final Version Due Apr 30, 2014
Categories    communications   computer science   networking   security

Call For Papers

International Conference on Advanced Networking, Distributed Systems and Applications

INDS, June 17th-19th, 2014 (Bejaia, Algeria)



Rapid advances in Information and Communication Technologies coupled to new requirements of emergent applications such as smart grids, smart cities, e-healthcare, …, urge the development of efficient architectures and innovative solutions to overcome new digital society challenges : big data, security and privacy, energy, etc.

International Conference on Advanced Networking, Distributed Systems and Applications (INDS'2014) is intended to be an excellent forum where both academia and industry experts from different communities (Networking, Distributed Computing, Security, Emergent smart systems, etc) will discuss recent advances in the broad and quickly-evolving fields of computer and communication networks, and to highlight key issues, identify trends, and develop visions for the networking and distributed computing domain.

INDS 2014 will be held at Bejaia , an exciting and historical city located on the south coast of the Mediterranean Sea in Algeria.

The conference sessions will include featured keynotes, tutorials, technical presentations (regular and short papers), posters, as well as demonstrations and doctoral symposium.

Proceedings of the conference will be submitted to IEEE Xplore and IEEE Computer Society Digital Library (CPS Agreement).

Distinguished papers accepted and presented at INDS'2014, after further revisions, will be published in special issues of prestigious international journals.


The technical sessions will be structured around the following tracks but are not limited to:

T1- Networking architectures and Protocols : Evolution of IP network architectures and protocols, addressing and routing, switching, multicasting, resource management and scheduling, cross-layer design and optimization, Modeling and performances evaluation, information/content-centric networking, P2P, network virtualization, cloud computing, green networking, network measurement and management; Optical Technologies ; Architectures for the Internet of Things ; Social networking ; Networks-on-Chip (Architecture and Design, Analysis, Verification and Modeling, NoC Optimization), Foundations for the Future Internet

T2- Security : Access control ; Authentication ; Applied cryptography ; Availability, resilience, and usability ; Cryptanalysis ; key management protocols, anomaly and malware detection, DoS detection and mitigation, Database security ; Digital rights management ; Embedded system security ; Information security in vertical applications ; Multimedia security ; Network security ; Privacy and anonymity ; Risk evaluation and security certification ; Security for cyber-physical systems ; Security intelligence ; Security of smart cards and RFID systems ; Ad-Hoc and sensor networks security ; Security policies ; Security protocols ; Security systems ; Smart grid security ; Smartphone security ; Trust model and computing, Security and Privacy in Cloud Computing, security and privacy in big data, Security Forensics, Biometrics,

T3. Mobile and Wireless networking : Ad-hoc and mesh networks, mobile networks, cellular networks, Wireless sensor and actuator networks, delay/disruption tolerant networks, opportunistic networks, Vehicular networks ; RFID-based systems, Cognitive radio networks ; Software Defined Radio, Self-organization and autonomic networking; Frequency and channel allocation algorithms ; Energy saving and power control protocols, Scheduling and resource management algorithms ; Cross-layer design and optimization ; Mobility management and modeling ; Social networking solutions for pervasive and mobile environments

T4- Distributed computing, Cloud Computing and big data :Distributed coordination and synchronization algorithms, Dependable Computing and Communications ; Cloud Computing Architectures and Systems ; Resource Virtualization ; and Management ; Virtual Machine Management in Clouds ; High Performance Computing in Clouds ; Big Data Management ; Big Data Processing ; Stream Data Processing in Clouds ; MapReduce Systems and Applications ; GPU-accelerated Cloud Computing ; Distributed OS, and Middleware ; Web-based Systems and Applications GPU-accelerated Data Processing ; Data Center Networking ; Software Defined Networking for Cloud Computing ; Software Defined Networking for Data-Intensive Applications ; Cloud Storage ; Green Cloud Computing ; Mobile Cloud Computing ; Cloud Computing in Social Networks Cloud Computing for Internet of Things ; Cloud-assisted Multimedia Systems ;

T5. Applications and services : Social networks, networking aspects in cloud, web architectures and protocols, middleware support for networking, quality of experience, pricing and billing, network economics, content distribution, advertising and media networks, disaster-recovery networks, networking support for smart grids, networking support for smart cities, emerging value-added services and applications ; Business models and new services for smart cities; Efficient resource management (water, energy…) ; Smart Grid ; Body Area Sensor Networks


Two Best papers where the main contributor is a Ph.D. student will be selected and awarded.


Béjaïa is a Mediterranean port city on the Gulf of Béjaïa in Algeria. It was the capital for the Berber Hammadid dynasty in the 11th century, and became an important port and cultural center. Fibonacci, learned there Indian mathematics which he called Modus Indorum, Hindu-Arabic numerals, and introduced them and modern mathematics into Europe. Maurice Boitel, a famous French painter, painted in the city for a while, his picture can be found in the museum of Béjaïa.

The town is overlooked by the mountain Yemma Gouraya, whose profile is said to resemble a sleeping woman. It was formerly known under various European names, such as Budschaja in German, Bugia in Italian, and Bougie (the latter two words for candle, derived from the town name because of its wax trade).



· Submission deadline : February 16th, 2014

· Acceptance Notification : March 31st,2014

· Final Manuscript : April 30, 2014

· Registration deadline : May 15, 2014

· Conference dates : June 17-19, 2014


All submissions to INDS 2014 should be written in English and do not exceed 6 pages in the conference formatof IEEE:

Proceedings of INDS-2014 will be submitted for publication in IEEE Xplore (IEEE CPS Agreement)

Only PDF files will be accepted for the review process and all submissions must be done through:

General Chairs:

Abdelmadjid BOUABDALLAH, University of Technology of Compiègne (UTC, France),

Abdelkamel TARI, University of Bejaia (Algeria),

Vahid TAROKH, Harvard University (USA),

Program Co-chairs:

Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France

Peter Mueller, IBM Zurich Switzerland

Mohamed Ahmed Nacer, University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene, Algeria

Yacine Challal, University of Technology of Compiègne, France,

Advisory Committee:

Nadjib BADACHE, CERIST, Algeria

Abdelmadjid BOUABDALLAH, UTC, France

Mouloud KOUDIL, ESI, Algeria

Abdelkamel TARI, Bejaia University, Algeria

Local Arrangements Chairs
Youcef KHELFAOUI, University of Bejaia

Mawloud OMAR, University of Bejaia

International Proceedings & Journals publication Chair
Enrico Natalizio, UTC

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