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CNSM 2016 : 12th International Conference on Network and Service Management


Conference Series : Conference on Network and Service Management
When Oct 31, 2016 - Nov 4, 2016
Where Montreal, Canada
Submission Deadline May 15, 2016
Notification Due Aug 1, 2016
Final Version Due Sep 11, 2016
Categories    network management   computer networks   service management

Call For Papers



12th International Conference on Network and Service Management

31 October - 4 November 2016, Montreal, Canada


The 12th International Conference on Network and Service Management
(CNSM) is inviting authors to submit original contributions in
the network and service management research area. CNSM 2016 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 2016 will be published open
access on the conference Web site (with IFIP copyright). Authors
of selected papers accepted for publication in the CNSM 2016
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 : May 15, 2016
Rebuttal Phase : July 11-17, 2016
Acceptance Notification: Aug. 1, 2016
Camera Ready due : Sept. 11, 2016
Conference : Oct. 31 Nov. 4, 2016

General Chair
Noura Limam (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Mohamed Cheriet (Ecole de Technologie Superieure, Canada)

Technical Program Co-Chairs
Mohamed Faten Zhani (Ecole de Technologie Superieure, Canada)
Olivier Festor (INRIA Nancy - Grand Est, France)

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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